Sesame Street
Woof Woof counts; Big Bird plays limbo
Air date May 25, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors X, Y, 8
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1184 01
SCENE 1 Bob, Big Bird, and the kids quiz Woof Woof on how many fingers they're holding up, and the dog answers in the correct number of barks. Big Bird asks Bob if he thinks asking the dog to count the tree is a good idea. Bob says it is, so Big Bird addresses the dog and asks how many leaves are on the tree. The dog starts barking continuously, prompting Bob and the kids to cover their ears.
ThelmaThumbMeetsCyrus
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Thelma meets Cyrus the magpie, who, after getting covered with yellow paint, had been mistaken for a canary and locked in a cage in a pet shop. Thelma rescues him and becomes his friend.
Artist: John Korty
No8b
Song "Song of Eight"
(First: Episode 0016)
Besandbox
Muppets Ernie & Bert — After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," and Bert says, "I two the sandbox,” and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "You ate the sandbox? How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
Moremoths
Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
1184 02
SCENE 2 Gordon asks how baby birds are born, and Big Bird jokes that the stork brings them. He explains that baby birds hatch from eggs, and asks the kids to pretend they're chicks being hatched.
1845l
Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(EKA: Episode 0716)
Carrot
Cartoon The Carrot
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1132)
Headball-Henry
Muppets Hard Head Henry Harris plays "Headball" at Roosevelt Franklin Stadium, where he must answer this question: where is bread made?
(First: Episode 0887)
SignManMilk
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(First: Episode 1116)
2490.film.SALIDA
Film SALIDA (word spins around)
(First: Episode 0967)
3164d
Cartoon A cowboy sings about "Feelings That Are Real."
(First: Episode 0954)
Newsflashinvisible
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog interviews the Invisible Man, who tap dances for him, and later introduces his family which crowds Kermit. All that is seen of the Invisible Man and his kin are their hats.
(First: Episode 1009)
1184 03
SCENE 3 Olivia spots Alphabet Bates in the sky, but Oscar the Grouch corrects her: it's actually the Green Baron, the famous grouch skywriter. They watch him write the letter Y, which Oscar says is his favorite grouch letter for Yucchy.
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Erniebertdrippingwater
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
1184-Sand
Cartoon Sand Y / y
(First: Episode 0626)
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Herry Monster) split into two separate teams for a game based on whether they have letters or numbers printed on their shirts. However, one of the small ones points out that they've split into one team of big players and one team of small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(First: Episode 0298)
1184 04
SCENE 4 Bob sings "A Kid and His Dog".
Toon.Yak
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
Film.horseshoe
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(EKA: Episode 0599)
Chaplin One Way 2
Cast Maria as Chaplin skits: Chaplin tries walking against a stream of foot traffic following a sign that reads ONE WAY.
(First: Episode 1048)
2795z
Animation New Ball in Town: Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(First: Episode 0777)
GroverHerryTriangleSearch
Muppets Herry Monster looks for a triangle. He first spots a rectangle. Grover tells Herry it isn't a triangle, and becomes frustrated. Next he spots a square, Grover tells him it isn't a triangle, and once again is frustrated. Grover suggests that Herry should cut the square in half and make two triangles.
(First: Episode 0195)
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
1184 05
SCENE 5 Oscar asks Olivia what's up with Woof Woof, and she explains he's just been hanging around Sesame Street these last few days. Oscar observes that he chews old bones, just like his sister, and he's shaggy too. Upon learning that he probably has fleas, and hates taking a bath, Oscar tells him he's his "kind of people". Woof Woof is enamored and litters Oscar with kisses.
1037k2
Cartoon The Dog & The Bone
(First: Episode 0772)
NumericalCorrespondence
Muppets Five Anything Muppets sing the "Numerical Correspondence Song."
(First: Episode 0735)
1563k
Cartoon Candy Man
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
MumfordMA...GIC
Muppets The Amazing Mumford sounds out the word MAGIC, then makes himself disappear.
(First: Episode 1075)
1708g
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Song.kangarooblues
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues".
(First: Episode 0277)
ConsonantSound-X-Exit
Cartoon X in EXIT: Animals sing as they exit a building.
1184-Lines
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
1184 06
SCENE 6 Bob, Olivia, Gordon, and the kids play limbo with a broomstick. Big Bird wants to play, but he has trouble going under without hitting the stick.
Title 01 07 003 0001
Animation A set of blocks reveal a square, a triangle, and a circle.
1041E&Bcookiesinbed Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie not to eat cookies in bed, because he might get crumbs in the bed. Ernie decides to eat cookies in Bert's bed instead.
(First: Episode 0282)
300004
Cartoon SALIDA (train)
(First: Episode 0537)
Dog.Yowl
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
1184 07
SCENE 7 The game of limbo continues.


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