Sesame Street
Big Bird prepares a tortilla for Luis's lunch
Air date December 19, 1978
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors K, L, 7
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Barkley nuzzles Oscar's trash can, much to Oscar's dismay. He tries to pawn off the dog onto Gordon, who is busy reading a book for school. Oscar gets an idea and creates his own, special eye chart for Gordon to read. The chart consists of various words, ending in "Newspaper." The mention of the word sends Barkley into a frenzy and he pounces on Gordon.
Cartoon A little girl imagines what would happen if she dropped her bag of ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0583)
Muppets Headball: Alphabet
(First: Episode 0988)
Film A gymnast demonstrates close to and away from.
(First: Episode 0513)
Cartoon Fred, a singer, fails to figure out the words that rhyme with his name in the song he sings.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0977)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #1)
(First: Episode 0100)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(EKA: Episode 0515)
Film A rhino and her baby
(First: Episode 0408)
Cast Marvelous Maria rides her trike in 10 circles (then backwards).
(First: Episode 0443)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts The Weather Show.
(First: Episode 0385)
Cartoon Sign Man: HOT DOG
(First: Episode 1142)
SCENE 2 Big Bird invites Luis to lunch over at Hooper's Store, where Mr. Hooper has taco fixings. Luis is too occupied in repairing a TV set. Big Bird offers to make tacos for both of them and bring them back to the Fix-It Shop. Big Bird goes to Hooper's, but realizes he doesn't know how to make a taco. Big Bird constantly phones Luis to walk him through the process, while Luis gets more and more frustrated, unable to get any work done. Finally, Big Bird phones him to let him know lunch is ready. Once he reaches Hooper's, he explains how he hasn't been able to get anything done and Big Bird suggests he not answer the phone as much.
Film A little horse gets near and far from the camera.
(First: Episode 0279)
Muppets At the Ice Follies, Grover is asked by Kermit (in voiceover) to demonstrate Near and Far.
(First: Episode 0904)
Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
Insert Construction Area Shapes (1:50)
(First: Episode 0404)
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
SCENE 3 Luis and Susan find Oscar looking glum - he's just realized he doesn't have any true friends. He describes a friend as someone he can always express his feelings to and say anything he wants to. The two confirm that they're all friends and he tells them to get lost.
Cartoon A man shows the viewers his "YES" machine.
(First: Episode 0822)
Topi Antelopes YES
Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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)
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Insert Herry Monster is angry because he doesn't know how to put his new barbells together.
(First: Episode 0808)
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
Film Jerry Nelson counts 20 backflips performed by a monkey.
(First: Episode 0217)
Cartoon "I've Got a Mind" -- bouncing a ball
(EKA: Episode 0279)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert sing "Imagination."
(First: Episode 0493)
Film Counting 1-20 (planes taking off)
(First: Episode 0798)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy demonstrate "close" and "far."
(First: Episode 0129)
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)
Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
SCENE 4 Susan reminds the kids that she grew up on a farm and they act out various chores done on a farm. Gordon comes out and provides them with imaginary corn on the cob.

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