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Sesame Street
Air date January 3, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Production September 21, 1978
Sponsors R, X, 7


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
1213 01
SCENE 1 Luis struggles learning a new song on the guitar, and the Amazing Mumford believes magic can help. First, he changes the sheet music to an easier song ("Row, Row, Row Your Boat"), then makes the guitar play a more complicated piece all on its own. Luis insists that he wants to practice the piece the regular way, and that he doesn't need magic to help... except when needing Mumford to replace a broken guitar string.
Arthur Ashe keep practicing
Celebrity A montage of kids at various ages are shown practicing tennis, who eventually turn out to be Arthur Ashe. Footage from one of his matches is shown.
(First: Episode 0969)
Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie has a collection of Rs in a box. He shows Bert, who says that Ernie will be the laughingstock of Sesame Street if anyone else finds out. Ernie sadly throws away his Rs, and Bert asks to have the box for his J collection.
(First: Episode 0014)
Pinball 07
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
Film The Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Cartoon A man blows 7 bubbles.
(First: Episode 0639)
Herry and Kimberly shapes
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Herry Monster asks Kimberly to identify geometric shapes.
(First: Episode 0899)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
1213 02
SCENE 2 Luis has Leslie, Becky, Eileen, and "Reef" match shapes on a board by hanging them on pegs.

Muppets Maria reads "The Boy Who Cried Monster." A terrible, cookie-stealing monster helps to teach a mischievous Anything Muppet boy an important lesson.
(First: Episode 0412)
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
(First: Episode 1174)
1213 03
SCENE 3 Big Bird and Robbie (Bob Payne) use their imaginations - Big Bird imagines flying through the sky while Robbie imagines strolling through the woods. The Count enters and learns how he can use his imagination, too. He imagines himself at the beach, counting waves, fish, and grains of sand, which disturbs the others. They decide to take turns choosing one scenario they can all imagine at once, and start with the Count's pretend beach.
Muppets Grover and the letter R, which ROLLS, ROCKS, RUNS, and ROCKETS.
(First: Episode 0194)
Cartoon The Typewriter: R for Rope
(First: Episode 0764)
Cast Linda stars in the Theatre Without Words production of "The Fisherman and the Fish."
(First: Episode 1020)
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” The Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
1213 04
SCENE 4 Luis orders a sandwich with ham, tomato, cheese, and lettuce on rye bread from Mr. Hooper at his store. As Luis goes to tend to something in the Fix-It Shop for a moment, Mr. Hooper discovers he doesn't have any of the ingredients for the sandwich. He remembers selling them to some friends, and rushes out and travels all over Sesame Street to borrow enough to make the sandwich.
Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(First: Episode 0933)
1213 05
SCENE 5 Luis finishes the sandwich and enjoys it so much, he decides to order a second helping; Mr. Hooper wilts in despair.
Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Lefty delivers more carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get the most carrots he can find (in 15 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Lefty delivers the rest of the carrots to his boss. The boss reveals that the carrots are for his pet rabbit (a real rabbit), which he shows to Lefty.
(First: Episode 0255)
Film A trip to the doctor's office.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0472)
Cast Buffy sings "Worrying Blues" with the kids.
(First: Episode 0899)
Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(First: Episode 0563)
Cartoon A hand draws a guitarist serenading a maiden, as well as the background.
(First: Episode 0791)
Cast Linda teaches a kid how to sign the word "OPEN."
(First: Episode 1058)
Cartoon Would you mind closing our OPEN?
(First: Episode 0438)
Muppets Kermit sings "A Song from Kermit."
(First: Episode 0992)
Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
Kids build scooter
Insert A group of children put together a scooter following a model.
(First: Episode 0922)
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird.
(First: Episode 0152)
1213 06
SCENE 6 Damien assists Biff in making a doghouse for Barkley, who is currently lying down in the yard. They measure Barkley to make sure he can fit in the doorway and find they both measure about two feet high. However, when Barkley sits upright, they find he's now four feet and is too big to fit in the house. Barkley contines to stand up and lie down, causing the measurements to shift accordingly. Biff realizes the error and wonders how they can build a doghouse that moves up and down with him.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: R for rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Film Bridge #8 - Rectangle Bridge B
(First: Episode 0281)
1213 07
SCENE 7 The doghouse is now positioned around Barkley, lying down once more, but when Barkley gets up the doghouse falls apart. Biff and Damien start to discuss a new strategy as Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Ernie and a kid hold the Sesame Street sign, while Oscar holds the CTW sign.

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