Sesame Street
Slimey is sick
Air date January 17, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors I, W, 6
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Gordon sings a hoedown to the kids.
Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse".
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to fool Bert with his disguises such as a pirate disguise and a bearded Red Riding Hood disguise, but Bert recognizes him each time and tells him to stop trying to fool him. Then a wolf knocks on the door and Bert is convinced it's Ernie in disguise again- until Ernie appears at the door!
(First: Episode 1170)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Film A gym instructor helps children perform a variety of stretching and bending exercises.
(First: Episode 1018)
SCENE 2 Slimey has been acting wearily all day and Oscar isn't sure why. Gordon helps find that Slimey is in fact sick. Gordon helps him into his tiny, worm bed and Oscar gives him some orange juice (which he has stocked to wash his car with).
Film A trip to the doctor's office.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0472)
Animation Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
Muppets Lefty's boss makes sure Lefty knows the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0236)
Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Slimey is feeling like his old self again, doing a soft-shoe dance in celebration. Oscar, on the other hand, is feeling much more miserable, being surrounded by flowers arrangements and get well cards from Slimey's worm friends. Additionally, Oscar can't stand Slimey's now chipper attitude.
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover informs Mr. Johnson that the restaurant is out of a lot of items that are on the menu. The only thing still at the restaurant is milk... but there are no glasses.
(First: Episode 0976)
Song "Here Come the Beans"
(First: Episode 0537)
Cartoon I idea
Cartoon I for idea
(EKA: Episode 1077)
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
Muppets Baby Breeze participates in Headball at Roosevelt Franklin Stadium. His question: what would you do if your ball rolled into the street?
(First: Episode 0877)
SCENE 4 Big Bird and Cody play house together.
Song Joe Raposo sings "New Life."
(First: Episode 0281)
Title 01 21 007 0001
Muppets Grover volunteers to assist the Amazing Mumford in his rhyming magic trick, making three things come out of his hat that rhyme with "knee". Grover guesses the first one (key), but doesn't get the last two (ski and tree) right.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon Sign Man: WALK TALL
(First: Episode 1161)
Cast David, Luis and Maria illustrate between while ballet dancing.
Cartoon Capital I, he's quite a guy
(First: Episode 0368)
Film The Kids form a capital I.
(First: Episode 0462)
Film An I-beam is molded at a steel factory as heavy industrial-type music underscores the action. The segment ends on a video freeze of the finished beam, which is shaped like the letter "I."
(First: Episode 1077)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. Bert is dismissive of the chain's magic properties. And yet, when Bert asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
(First: Episode 0617)
Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
SCENE 5 Susan teaches Danielle about subtraction using four cans. Oscar gets into the act as well using a stack of 10 cans. He subtracts one from the bottom, leaving one big mess.
Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Muppets A cowboy hears his echo in Spanish for the numbers one to ten.
(First: Episode 0698)
Cartoon "Three Waltzing Chickens"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1183)
Celebrity Helen Reddy sings "Wonder Child."
(First: Episode 0774)
Boy passing Salida signs
Cartoon A boy passes by various signs before reaching the SALIDA.
(First: Episode 0500)
Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
SCENE 6 Oscar comes across Susan and the kids, who are finger painting. Oscar much more enjoy looking at their messy hands than their artwork and invites them all to his can.
Film Animal camouflage (kid VO's)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0366)
Cartoon The Typewriter: I for Ink
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0847)
SCENE 6 cont'd Goodbye

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