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Sesame Street
Oscar's friend Georgie visits
Air date December 8, 1978
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors Q, G, 11


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still

SCENE 1 Big Bird holds a lecture on the difference between heavy and light. He shows off some light items, including one of his feathers, a balloon, ping-pong balls, lettuce and paper airplanes. When it comes time to show something heavy, Big Bird explains he wasn't able to bring anything he couldn't lift. Gordon tries helping, but finds he's stuck under something heavy - Barkley, who's resting on his lap.
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0251)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” After Bert gets mad at Ernie, Ernie imagines what life would be like without Bert.
(First: Episode 1034)
Toon differentmes.jpg
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0772)
Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Muppets / Cast Maria sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a pilot and nurse.
(First: Episode 0939)
Pinball 11.jpg
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
SCENE 2 Olivia explains the difference between a lowercase "g" and "q" to the kids. Oscar chimes in with some Grouchy Q words to get them to stop, but they retaliate with a G word to make him leave - "grouchy."
Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Herry & John-John observe a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0571)
Cartoon A blue man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains that β€œQ” starts the word β€œquarter.”
(First: Episode 0046)
Muppets Waiter Grover: The Count has come to order hot dogs - lots of hot dogs. But when Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them, and not eat them, the Count uses a hypnotism spell to get more.
(First: Episode 0644)
Cartoon At the circus, Tommy Trueheart displays his 11 trick-performing lions.
(First: Episode 0816)
Celebrity Ray Charles sings his own version of "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 1060)
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0567)
Cartoon A duckling dresses itself, naming all the parts of its coat.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
Muppets Big Bird builds a model of himself and calls it "ME."
(First: Episode 0635)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets At a library, Cookie Monster asks an Anything Muppet librarian for a box of cookies. The librarian becomes extremely frustrated because Cookie Monster doesn't understand the library doesn't have cookies!
(First: Episode 0926)
Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
Cast David tries to close a window and a door, but they open by themselves.
(First: Episode 0772)
Cartoon Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
(First: Episode 0675)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie and Bert talk to Shola about heavy and light.
(First: Episode 0549)
Toon heavylight.jpg
Cartoon Heavy and light characters are weighed on a scale.
(First: Episode 0843)
SCENE 3 Olivia and Gordon come across Oscar as he thumbs through his record collection, expecting company. He explains Georgie, a little girl Olivia introduced to him, is coming for a visit, to his dismay.
SCENE 3 cont'd Georgie arrives with a plant for Oscar, which is actually a red onion. Oscar is quite pleased with the gift and decides to make tea from it.
Toon wiseman.jpg
Cartoon The weary traveler seeks advice from the Wise Man on the difference between heavy and light.
(First: Episode 0945)
Muppets Herry Monster looks for a triangle. He first spots a rectangle first. 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)
Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
Square cartoon.jpg
Cartoon A square is fit into many different things, such as a truck, window, television, etc.
(First: Episode 0316)
Muppets Kermit and Grover draw a Q on-screen.
(First: Episode 0493)
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1176)
Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
Cartoon Only one of the two footprints can belong.
(First: Episode 0491)
SCENE 4 Oscar finishes reading some "Mother Grouch" rhymes to Georgie, then refuses to read any more, telling Georgie to read on her own. However, she admits she can't read. Oscar teaches her using the "Grouch Method of Reading." She becomes so good at reading the words, she disturbs Oscar as he tries to nap.
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue".
(First: Episode 0775)
Celebrity Carol Burnett runs the gamut of emotions while counting to 20.
(First: Episode 0132)
G film.jpg
Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Muppets cheer on a rocket launch.
(First: Episode 0567)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: Coffee
(First: Episode 1169)
Dot Bridge 16 crumpled.jpg
Cartoon Dot Bridge #16: Dots kick aside a crumpled object
(First: Episode 0283)
SCENE 5 Oscar and Georgie listen in as Gordon announces the sponsors.

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