Sesame Street
Air date May 15, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors P, Q, 11

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David, Maria, and Oscar the Grouch imagine how Gordon would look with various different hairstyles. In response, Gordon imagines them all shaved like him.
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Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill
(First: Episode 0787)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Trey if he's seen a letter Q before. At first Trey denies it, but eventually draws one in the air with his finger.
(First: Episode 0440)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Me."
(First: Episode 0421)
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Cartoon The Story of the Crow and the Pitcher
(First: Episode 0801)
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Muppets Big Bird builds a model of himself and calls it "ME."
(First: Episode 0635)
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Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
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Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam is looking for the biggest man in the saloon. The frightened customers point him towards Big Barney, who's cowering under the table. When Sam discovers that Barney is the biggest man there, he gives him a hat: "This ol' hat here don't fit me. I thought maybe you could use it, huh? I'll see you, fellers." Sinister Sam leaves the baffled customers behind. "Now, that's a nice gesture," one says. "He's a little weird, but he's okay after all, isn't he?"
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
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Insert Snuffy does a tap dance dressed as Shirley Temple.
(First: Episode 1079)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
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Cartoon What kind of print does a hand make?
(First: Episode 0776)
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Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Celebrity Victor Borge sits down to play Chopin's "Revolutionary Étude", but when he lifts his hands from the keys, the music continues. He looks around in confusion and slams the cover down.
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Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
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Muppets Game Show: "The Addition Game". Herry Monster is a contestant on Guy Smiley's game show "The Addition Game," in which Herry has to add items. Herry is unsure of the last addition problem, so he brings a few cars into the studio to add them up.
(First: Episode 0960)
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SCENE 2 David and Olivia sing "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song."
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Cartoon The letters H, E, L and P try to arrange themselves to form the word "Help" while stuck on an island.
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Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Ernie, having set up shop as a barber, gives Bert a haircut, but he ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
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Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon A man sets up a bus stop sign so that a giant can eat the buses that come.
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Cast Linda teaches a child to sign "Bus Stop."
(First: Episode 0996)
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Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
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Celebrity Fonzie and Richie Cunningham relate the ABCs.
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Cartoon The IT knows a lot about vacuum cleaners.
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Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is going on a hunt for big rocks. When he tries to pick a really big one, the rock turns out to be the dome of a large monster.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0764)
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Muppets A group of female Anything Muppets sing about the many things "Women Can Be."
(First: Episode 0773)
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Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster shows David a SCHOOL sign.
(First: Episode 0379)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: SCHOOL
After a bunch of kids come running by, a girl goes before the man and says it's Saturday. That leaves him to say: "No school."
(First: Episode 1155)
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Song "School Song"
(First: Episode 0986)
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Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
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Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
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Celebrity The New York Knicks make 8 baskets in a row, but miss on the 9th.
(First: Episode 0146)
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Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
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Celebrity The New York Knicks make 20 baskets in a row, but miss on the 21st.
(First: Episode 0154)
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SCENE 3 Olivia plays dodgeball in the arbor with the kids while David announces the sponsors: P, Q, 11


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