Sesame Street
Mr. Hooper celebrates the 25th anniversary of his store
(repeat of 0926)
Air date January 29, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors I, 2
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still

SCENE 1 The viewer surprises Grover, who is listening to the Sesame Street theme. Since the adults are all present, Grover decides to give them a special surprise.
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
AM fix BUS.jpg
Muppets An Anything Muppet brings his broken BUS (the word) to a garage for a mechanic to fix up.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0514)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you want me to keep an eye on your hat?" The man says yes. Harvey then puts a letter I on top of the man's hat, crushing it in the process.
(First: Episode 0288)
Animation Sand I/i
(First: Episode 0619)
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Animation A set of blocks reveal a square, a triangle, and a circle.
(First: Episode 1184)
Muppets / Cast Olivia sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" about the veterinarian and taxi driver.
(First: Episode 1028)
Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)

SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus sees all of the adults in the arbor, and suggests to Big Bird he should meet them all today. The adults decide to go to the park and leave the arbor completely empty, twice, and Big Bird tells Snuffy he has "a great imagination."
Cartoon "Five Bears in the Bed" get subtracted as they fall off the bed.
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie is sad, because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
Cast The Alphabet Dancers: Lowercase i
(First: Episode 0462)
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
Film Sea Horse
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0183)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest -- but she hasn't counted on Kermit hiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.
(First: Episode 0685)
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
Celebrity Jose Feliciano sings "Sesame Street Improvisation."
(First: Episode 0763)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Bert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
SCENE 3 Bob gives a music lesson to Gladys the Cow, who sings "Here are Some Things" with some sheet music.
Cartoon Four motorcycle-riding chickens hatch out of an egg.
(First: Episode 0796)
Muppets Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(First: Episode 0511)
Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Muppets Muppet lettuce, bread, cheese, butter, and ham argue on who an Anything Muppet girl should have for a snack. They all cooperate to make a sandwich.
(First: Episode 1204)
Cartoon Fruta Manzana sings about being happy and healthy.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky


SCENE 4 David's confused because Mr. Hooper has closed the store at lunchtime and asked him to bring everyone on Sesame Street to the store's door. Mr. Hooper has decorated the store to celebrate its 25th anniversary, and everyone goes in.
Cartoon A girl goes around the city to look for her lost kitty, and sees its image in a variety of signs and in nature.
Artists: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 1
Counting to 2 is not very exciting.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 2
Nobody's favorite number is 2.
(First: Episode 1156)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 3
The huge visual aid falls on Grover.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon The head of a chicken finds its place on top of a chicken's body.
(First: Episode 0947)
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 โ€” Ernie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(First: Episode 1164)
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)


SCENE 5 Grover is astonished to find there is no one on Sesame Street. At the last possible moment, just as he starts to announce the sponsors, everyone surprises him. After that, he announces the sponsors again.

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