Sesame Street
Plot Linda's birthday
repeat of 0930
Air date February 2, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors B, F, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Oscar's TV is busted, only showing picture and no sound. He frets missing his favorite programs on Grouch TV, until he remembers that Linda can read lips and help transcribe the shows for him. She shows him signs for different types of weather so he'll know them when she signs them. "The Grouch Weather" with Dr. Frank Freeze comes on, but Dr. Freeze's large, bushy mustache hides his mouth, thus preventing Linda from being able to read his lips.
JoJive-Money
Cartoon Wrong Way Willie, treasurer of his club, has lost the club's funds. Billy Jo Jive and Susie look for where it may be and discover Willie's had it in his hat the entire time.
MotorHome
Film A girl explains her life in a motor home.
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
Grover-IAmProud
Muppets Grover sings "I Am Proud of Me" while admiring his block tower.
(First: Episode 1212)
KingMidas
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
Noimage
Insert After watching the "King Minus" cartoon, Cookie Monster imagines that everything he touches turns into cookies.
(First: Episode 0748)
Gator.Telephone
Cartoon A man laughs out loud as an alligator uses the telephone to call his wife - then he eats the phone booth.
(First: Episode 1113)
Song.hippopotamusround
Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
KermitlectureBsound
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog talks about making the B sound, with much detail. When Beautiful Day Monster walks by, Kermit goes over the lesson again. The monster does the noise perfectly, but his "BAH!" scares Kermit away, and fogs up the screen.
(First: Episode 0068)
Bforbeard
Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
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SCENE 2 Today is Linda's birthday and Maria, Gordon, Mr. Hooper and the kids have prepared surprise gifts for her. They've also prepared to sign "Happy Birthday," but as a special code, they will do it when they mention "birthday begins with B." Linda stops by before she has to catch the bus to work and they play a game naming words beginning with B. Before they can get their code phrase out, Linda points out another B word - Bus - which she then catches.
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Bisforbubble
Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
0926s
Muppets Big Bird tries to teach Snuffy to ice skate, but Snuffy keeps falling.
(First: Episode 0873)
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0234)
1041skate Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0451)
Gotasong
Muppets / Celebrity Ray Charles performs "I Got a Song" with Ernie and Bert.
(First: Episode 1109)
Toon-FrogOx
Cartoon A small frog is jealous of how big an ox is, so he expands himself into a very large, round frog. He becomes so self-important and big he ends up exploding.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0660)
1576-Bird
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0324)
1037h
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
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SCENE 3 While waiting for Linda's bus to return, everyone shares what gifts they got her. Big Bird wheels over his gift - a phonograph and speaker. Everyone points out that Linda won't be able to use the gift because she can't hear the music. Big Bird sulks over what a "dumb dodo" decision he made. Linda's bus drops her back on the street and she admires everyone's gifts. She comes across Big Bird's and, to everyone's surprise, shows how she can enjoy it - by feeling the vibrations of the music by feeling the speaker.
Film-HelloTelephone
Song "Hello" - A boy sings about the simple message one can convey using the telephone.
(EKA: Episode 1211)
GoldenAn
Muppets Lefty's boss tells Lefty the plan for what to do with the Golden AN, which they have just stolen. Lefty is to put it in the tan van and give it to Dan, who will take it to Fran. However, Lefty can't remember the plan very well and has to repeat it, which results in a police officer named Stan hearing the plan and giving him "ten days in the can for stealing the Golden AN."
(First: Episode 0523)
Pinball 06
Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
300013
Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon B for butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
2head.toothbrush
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
(First: Episode 1189)
Bforbat Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(First: Episode 1131)
2425-Walk
Insert Susan sings "How Do You Walk" with the kids, Mr. Macintosh and Bob, demonstrating how people's feelings affect how they walk.
(First: Episode 1033)
Wiseman.oranges
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
ErnieCMDiet
Muppets Cookie Monster tells Ernie that he is going on a diet and won't take his cookies, until Grover tells Cookie that he looks sick.
(First: Episode 0153)
Bforbeard
Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear) (repeat)
Raccoon
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
Noimage
Cartoon f - flower (0:15)
Episode930closingsequence
SCENE 4 Big Bird announces the closing sponsors, while Mr. Hooper plays a disco version of the Sesame Street theme on his wheelbarrow sound system.


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