Sesame Street
Air date January 12, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors Q, S, 3


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still

SCENE 1 Big Bird and Cody pick pretend strawberries, while some girls play jump rope. Big Bird encourages Cody to jump with them, but he just scampers off. Olivia comes by and tells Big Bird that Cody's too young. After all, "It Takes Some Time" to be able to do certain things.
Cups and Saucers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie stacks cups and saucers in order to count them, making Bert quite nervous. Luckily, they're glued together.
(First: Episode 0586)
Cartoon S is for snow, Santa, and sleigh.
(First: Episode 0134)
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(EKA: Episode 0599)
Cartoon A hammer and chisel cooperate to carve a triangle out of wood, which a pencil uses to draw some.
(EKA: Episode 0932)
Cast Big Bird conducts a choir of Susan, Mr. Hooper, Gordon and Mr. Macintosh, who say the "S" sound in "SONG."
(First: Episode 0932)
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(First: Episode 0492)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)

SCENE 2 Oscar observes Buffy feeding Cody and learns he's outgrown baby food and can eat anything, as long as it's small enough. Oscar wonders what it's like to be a mother and asks to borrow Cody. Instead, Buffy brings him to his trash can, where Oscar comes out with a wig and does motherly things, like feeding him and teaching him to say "Go away!" Oscar doesn't think he's cut out for motherhood, but believes Cody has the potential to be a great Grouch.
Muppets Grover, Big Jeffy, and a Lavender girl have fun scatting to handclapping.
(First: Episode 0294)
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
(First: Episode 0347)
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
Celebrity Edith Ann says she can count to five, but won't.
(First: Episode 0926)
Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Genelle counts to 10 for Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0295)
Cartoon Richard Bird (from the Sesame comic strip) subtracts two balloons from a group of three.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0530)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Jason identify the letter S, for shoe.
(First: Episode 1158)
Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Ali Baba, who can't seem to figure out the magic word starting with the letter S to open the door to the cave. When Kermit says goodbye to the viewers, he accidentally blurts out "open Sesame (Street News)," to which the rock opens and forty thieves come out, stealing Kermit's watch and all his clothes.
(First: Episode 1179)
Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "A")
(First: Episode 1036)
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Land Pollution (litter).
(First: Episode 0527)
Cast Luis and Gordon play roommates. On a chilly night, Luis wants to keep the window CLOSED, but Gordon prefers having it OPEN. Gordon finally agrees to keep it shut, then smashes up the surrounding walls.
Pinball 03
Cartoon Pinball #3
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0978)
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
Film Baby turtles swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Dot Bridge 02 late
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Everyone gathers for lunch. David tries to get Barkley to eat his dog food, but he refuses. Everyone exaggerates how good their lunch is to encourage him to eat. Barkley becomes hungry and instead munches down everyone else's food.
Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
Cartoon Big, bigger and biggest elephants
(First: Episode 0389)
Three Wishes
Muppets / Cast Bob reads "The Monster's Three Wishes," starring Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0634)
Film A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(First: Episode 1114)
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0768)
SCENE 4 It's time for Cody's nap, so Big Bird thinks he and Barkley can help put him to sleep. Instead, they put themselves to sleep.
Film A boy narrates a film of how his family trains wild ponies on the farm.
(First: Episode 0815)
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird and Barkley are still sound asleep. David whispers the sponsors. The nighttime music plays over the Season 10 credit crawl.

CLOSING SIGNS Susan holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Gordon holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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