Sesame Street
Mr. Hooper injures his arm
Air date December 22, 1978
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors A, C, 10
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
Cast On stage, Gordon, Luis and Linda say "DANGER" in their own ways. David doesn't listen and take the brunt of some pratfalls that send him off the stage.
Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
Film A baker decorates a birthday cake to a jazz percussion beat.
(First: Episode 1172)
1095m.jpg Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
George ontopof.jpg
Film George the Farmer demonstrates on top of.
(First: Episode 0242)
Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
SCENE 1 After the oilman has visited Hooper's Store, he's accidentally left some oil on the sidewalk. Mr. Hooper is concerned about folks slipping on it and needs some sawdust to help clean it up. He intends to close up shop while he goes to the hardware store and sets out an English and Spanish "Danger" sign warning people of the oil slick. He ignores his own signs and slips. His arm is now in pain and Gordon recommends they visit the hospital right away, though Mr. Hooper is a little afraid. Big Bird offers to tag along as well.
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
Film The Mad Painter #10
(First: Episode 0328)
Muppets Cookie Monster stars in "The Ballad of Casey McPhee."
(First: Episode 0516)
SCENE 2 At the hospital, the doctor returns with Mr. Hooper's x-ray, showing his arm has a sprain. The doctor and Susan explain to Big Bird what an x-ray is. The doctor recommends Mr. Hooper keep his sprained arm rested for the next three days until he feels better.
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
Cartoon A man lifts a rock and finds the word UNDER.
(First: Episode 0685)
Muppets A Lavender Anything Muppet and a choir sing "Lonely."
(First: Episode 1165)
Animation New Ball in Town: Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(First: Episode 0777)
SCENE 3 While waiting for the elevator, the gang meets a little girl (Madeline Keithline) who's broken her arm. She tells them that because there are many people in the world who live their whole lives without functioning arms or legs, she can manage a short time with a broken arm.
Muppets Grover the Elevator Operator: Grover's elevator holds five people.
(First: Episode 0462)
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Jason identify the letter C, for carrot.
C- Cap.JPG
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Celebrity Arthur Ashe counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0781)
Henson Scanimate 10.jpg
Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper is certain he can manage with his sprained arm, especially after hearing the words from the young girl earlier. He's able to make himself a sandwich just fine, but discovers he can't write the menu on the chalkboard very well.
Muppets Grover reads "The Cursed Prince" (David turns into Kermit)
(First: Episode 0969)
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
Film A boy climbs up a tree to gather coconuts.
(First: Episode 1125)
Celebrity José Feliciano sings "Arroz con Leche."
(First: Episode 0763)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Celebrity The Fonz has a message - "A."
(First: Episode 1152)
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Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(First: Episode 0602)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and two kids share a bag of apples.
(First: Episode 1018)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
Cast On a desert island, a parched Luis finds a coconut, which has a letter C inside.
(First: Episode 0703)
Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
Film "Three of These Kids" — Football and Baseball
(First: Episode 0536)
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Translation Bridges - Bounce #5 (0:05)
1041E&Bcookiesinbed.jpg 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)
SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper insists to Gordon and Susan that he doesn't need any help closing up and catching his bus. He does find he needs some help closing the awning.

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