Sesame Street
Air date January 16, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors V, W, 5
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COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Maria helps Oscar look through his delivery from the Miserable and Nasty department store. She finds his new set of pants, socks and shoes (all ratty and torn). She points out that all the clothing items are worn from the waist down, meaning nobody will see them if Oscar's in his can (which is exactly how he wants it).
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Cartoon On a snowy day, a cold man desires firewood. He carries a huge log up the hill multiple times, but it rolls down each time. Using his "wits", he pushes his house down to the bottom of the hill to be closer to the giant log.
(First: Episode 0799)
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Muppets Beat the Time with Grover.
(First: Episode 0423)
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Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
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Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
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Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
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Celebrity The Fonz walks out of the "Guys" room and points to the "W" flag, reminding him of a W word he forgot before leaving the bathroom...
(First: Episode 1182)
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Cartoon An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Cartoon Clouds that look like things.
(First: Episode 0211)
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SCENE 2 Luis sings a song about the different, Spanish phrases he uses to greet people at different times of the day.
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(First: Episode 1116)
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Film A gorilla sits on a park bench with a lunchbox full of bananas. Noticing the woman seated beside him, he decides to share his bananas with her. She keeps answering "YES" every time the gorilla offers one until he runs out of bananas.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Cartoon A man carves a YES and puts it on display.
(First: Episode 0366)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count five fingers.
(First: Episode 0125)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about animals in groups of five on a farm.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0323)
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Film Otters in the zoo
(First: Episode 0487)
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Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon Day (0:31)
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SCENE 3 David has a throbbing headache. Big Bird doesn't help the situation with his constant yelling. Later, when Maria checks in on him, she finds he's found a way to feel much better - tying up Big Bird's beak.
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Cartoon A man weighs himself to demonstrate how a scale works.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Film A clown (Dennis Allen) takes off his make-up. Which face do you like better?
(First: Episode 0461)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Cookie Disco."
(First: Episode 1054)
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Cartoon A kid names his own body parts.
(First: Episode 0809)
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Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(First: Episode 0128)
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Song Bob sings "Three of These Things" about three kids playing basketball and one kid sweeping.
(First: Episode 0606)
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Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentSnuffy and Joey say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0671)
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Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1170)
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Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
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Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
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Celebrity Carol Burnett: "Wow, Wanda the Witch is weird."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring
(First: Episode 0291)
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Film Scenes of individuals running from around the world.
(First: Episode 0669)
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Cast Maria, dressed as conductor Hubert von Carryoff, instructs David, Luis and Gordon in a performance of "Concerto for Cigar Box, Washtub and Jug". David should play first, Luis should play next, and Gordon should play last.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
(First: Episode 0052)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Michelle teaches Herry Monster how to say the name of several body parts in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1052)
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Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
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Cartoon Three frogs show first, middle and last while hopping over each other.
(First: Episode 0411)
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Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
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SCENE 4 Maria sings "How Are You, Como Esta Usted" with the kids.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
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SCENE 5 The kids continue singing the song as the sponsors are announced.


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