Sesame Street
Air date May 8, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors K, L, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird has a pretend tea party with his dolls, Emily and Dulcy. He wishes Mr. Snuffleupagus were present as well, so he pretends he's in attendance. Maria comes by and is proud that Big Bird is finally admitting that Snuffy is just imaginary.
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Cartoon L for Lion
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl sings "I Want a Monster to Be My Friend."
(First: Episode 0810)
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Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 2 As Maria continues to praise Big Bird for telling the truth, Luis comes by. He tells her that Mr. Mancini called about his television set, angry that it hasn't been fixed yet. Maria tells Luis to say that, if asked, he was unable to find her. Before leaving, she tells Big Bird to remember to tell the truth; Big Bird remarks, "I'll never understand grown-ups."
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: L for Light
(First: Episode 0147)
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Film Counting 1-20 (planes taking off)
(First: Episode 0798)
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Cartoon L es para luz
(First: Episode 0373)
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: BINGO
(First: Episode 1156)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and two kids share a bag of apples.
(First: Episode 1018)
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb — A friend of Marcia's is in danger: he's riding his bike at night without lights. Thelma asks the fireflies for help.
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Muppets Salesman Harvey Kneeslapper asks Tony if he gets attacked by monsters and run over by crowds. Herry Monster attacks him and a crowd walks all over him, so the answer is yes. Harvey has a simple solution for Tony: AWAY FROM! The next time those things happen to Tony, he can get AWAY FROM them.
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon He, She and It: The IT clears up the kids' knowledge on how a scale works.
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Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
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Animation Sand L/l
(First: Episode 0632)
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Film There Once Was a Hand series: the right hand plays with a ping-pong ball and tricks the left hand into thinking an egg is one.
(First: Episode 0668)
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Cast Linda shows Damion how to sign "WET PAINT".
(First: Episode 1073)
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Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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Muppets A Muppet father and son switch roles in the forest. The father climbs trees and asks questions, while the son explains things.
(First: Episode 0089)
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Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
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Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
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Song "Beet Beet, Sugar Beet"
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Insert Gordon and Olivia sing "Quiet Is."
(First: Episode 1099)
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Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
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Insert Guy Smiley hosts the "The Anything-in-the-World Prize Game" and asks questions to random people on the street. The winner gets to choose the prize. His guest is Oscar the Grouch, who doesn't want to be bothered by Guy Smiley and accidentally gets every answer right. Since Oscar gets to have whatever he wants for a prize, he asks Guy to get lost.
(First: Episode 0915)
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Film A panda tries to scratch an itch.
(First: Episode 0931)
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Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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Muppets Ernie & BertLefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Cartoon "Danny knows the alphabet, and is he proud! If you can follow him, then sing out loud!"
(EKA: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 3 Oscar tells Bob about the Grouch foods he loves to eat. Bob questions the way Oscar lives, and Oscar counters that since he doesn't tell Bob how to live, he shouldn't do the same. After Oscar goes back in his can, Bob concedes that Oscar's made a good point.
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Muppets Grover climbs a mountain and counts from one to ten with his own echo.
(First: Episode 0949)
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Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Feet (One Foot, Two Foot)."
(First: Episode 0233)
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Celebrity Accompanied by a drum beat, Richard Pryor asks the viewer to point to parts of their head.
(First: Episode 0794)
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Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(First: Episode 0352)
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Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 4 The kids play in the yard as the sponsors are announced.


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