Sesame Street
Plot Bob and Big Bird try to train Barkley
Air date November 28, 1978
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors D, R, 3
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Big Bird brings Barkley up to Bob's apartment for a surprise visit. Bob is naturally opposed to the idea, as Barkley gets his dirty paws all over his furniture. Bob tries to teach him some basic lessons about visiting an apartment.
Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(First: Episode 0369)
Muppets "There's a Hole in the Bucket"
(First: Episode 0838)
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Film School (1:14)
Pinball 03
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #3
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0978)
Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(First: Episode 0429)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells the mailman that he has a letter for his mother: the letter R.
(First: Episode 0583)
Rhino Limerick
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros.
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1151)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and the kids see if Barkley can tell the difference between the letter R and P. Gordon is surprised that Barkley can identify the letter R without trouble, until he learns it's been coated with his favorite brand of dog food.
Animation Sand R / r
(First: Episode 0635)
Maria assembles R
Cast Maria assembles an R, which is broken in several parts.
(First: Episode 0936)
Muppets Benny and his boss have been waiting for Lefty for a long time. Benny wonders how they will know when it's Lefty at the door, so he informs him that Lefty will knock three times - their secret knock to enter their hideout. Lefty forgets, so they won't let him in until he finally gets three knocks. When they let him in, the boss informs him that if he forgets the number of knocks again, he's in big trouble. So, to test his memory, the boss and Benny lock themselves out and knock the door to see if Lefty knows which is the correct number. He forgets once again, which gets him very worked up and runs out of the hideout, leaving the other two locked outside.
(First: Episode 0722)
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
I'm a macaw, Myrtle
Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon A race announcer doubles as the man who holds up the START and STOP sign.
(EKA: Episode 0776)
Film Stop! (kids dancing)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0681)
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Celebrity Paul Simon plays "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard."
(First: Episode 1050)
Film A voiceover lists many R words.
(First: Episode 0661)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Cookie Monster appears to Ernie as the Cookie Bunny.
(First: Episode 1147)
Film A STOP sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0930)
Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
Film A girl catches a lobster.
(First: Episode 1125)
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.
(First: Episode 1171)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
SCENE 3 Bob teaches the kids how to sing a special round about Sesame Street.
Muppets Toothy, a pair of teeth, visits the talent agency to find a partner to help him "shine." A washcloth auditions, but a toothbrush ultimately gets the job.
(First: Episode 1105)
Cartoon A small man and his assistant Dudley attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0766)
Muppets Grover talks about front and back, but whenever Grover wants to talk about front, the camera suddenly cuts to a shot of his back, and whenever he wants to talk about back, the camera cuts to a shot of his front.
(First: Episode 0139)
SCENE 4 Big Bird recites a poem he's written about his front.
Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
(First: Episode 0782)
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird recites another poem, this time about his his back.
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Early in the morning, Ernie sees some pigeons through the window, and wonders if he should wake Bert.
Animation A 3 looks for its house.
Animation Lollipop and feathers - what goes where?
(EKA: Episode 0838)
Cartoon A bear counts bees.
(First: Episode 0083)
Film A boy talks about feeding sheep in the winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0786)
Cartoon It's a circle!
(First: Episode 0550)
SCENE 5 Susan and the kids talk about imagining. As they close their eyes and imagine things, Oscar reveals what he'd like to imagine - after he announces the sponsors, the viewers will all leave him alone.

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