Sesame Street
Big Bird plays with Cody
Air date January 8, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors B, J, 10


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Buffy asks Big Bird to look after Cody for a few minutes. She also asks that they play some physical games so Cody can be nice and tired in time for his nap. Big Bird and he begin a round of hide and seek.
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A man talks about the letter J with a jack-in-the-box, whose lid ends up crushing him.
(First: Episode 0071)
1041skate.jpg Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0451)
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird and Cody now play catch, with Big Bird mostly running around.
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(First: Episode 0829)
Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)
SCENE 1 cont'd Cody chases Big Bird around a crate.
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird now chase Cody around the yard.
1041scuba.jpg Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Celebrity Fonzie and Richie Cunningham count to 10.
(First: Episode 1160)
SCENE 1 cont'd Buffy returns to collect Cody from Big Bird, who takes a nap himself.
Muppets Western: Four Anything Muppet cowboys put up a Wanted poster for "the Great Cookie Thief", who's been stealing cookies from all the bakeries in these here parts. Cookie Monster is standing in front of the poster, and the others suspect that he's the Great Cookie Thief -- he has the same googly eyes, the same blue fur, and the same Western hat. They confront Cookie Monster, but he denies the charge: "Not have same mustache!" He shouts, "Look over there!" -- and while they're distracted, he draws a mustache on the poster. They apologize -- but then Cookie Monster takes off his hat, and cookies fall out. The Great Cookie Thief makes his escape.
(First: Episode 0276)
Bforbeard.jpg Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
SCENE 2 Oscar plays with his baby niece Irving, who loves to say "no." Buffy believes it'll just be a phase and accidentally teaches her a new word - "Yes."
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about "AN" words. Herbert demonstrates the words themselves, while Grover provides visual aids.

The first word they talk about is RAN. While Herbert talks about how to make the word, Grover keeps running around the scene until he tires himself out.
(First: Episode 0160)

Cartoon Sand J/j
(First: Episode 0631)
Muppets Herbert now makes the word "CAN," so Grover makes a stack of them, which he knocks over.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon Small j
Artists: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0133)
Muppets Finally, Herbert makes the word "FAN." Grover brings in a fan that blows them both away.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon The word entrada tries to run through a wall, then runs through the entrance.
(First: Episode 0939)
SCENE 3 Sheldon shows the kids a Native American winter count, which was used to keep track of the years.
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)
Alphabet Kid old west sketch.jpg
Muppets Old West sketches: A couple of cowboy Muppets meet the Alphabet Kid, who claims that he can write the alphabet faster than any man alive. To prove it, he quickly draws his crayon and speedily writes out the whole alphabet.
(First: Episode 0307)
Cartoon A cowboy sings about "Feelings That Are Real."
(First: Episode 0954)
Film Milk! (From Farm To Market To Home)
(First: Episode 0795)
Cartoon The 'J' Train
(First: Episode 1169)
Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a crossing guard and Grover as a waiter. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 0903)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT educates the two on how mirrors work.
(First: Episode 1173)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” John-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon 'j' minuscula
(First: Episode 0475)
Film Geese and their goslings swim in the water.
(First: Episode 0388)
Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
SCENE 4 Buffy plays and sings "He's a Good Little Fellow," a song about Cody.
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
Muppets Three witches attempt their own individual spells, which don't work out to their liking. They decide to cooperate by bringing all of their ingredients together, thus making chicken soup.
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
SCENE 5 Cody makes a form of music slapping Buffy's guitar strings with a pencil. Oscar finds the music enjoyable. Big Bird announces the sponsors.

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