Sesame Street
Plot Oscar's good mood
repeat of 0964
Air date February 8, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors A, H, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SS-BestFriends70s
Insert Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus sing a song about being best friends.
(First: Episode 1075)
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Cartoon At night, a group of mice are scared of a monster in the woods. They describe its features until the feared monster looks like an elephant - who is more scared of the mice.
(First: Episode 0814)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wakes up and tells Bert it's time to get up, but notices that Bert isn't in his bed. He slowly ponders what happened to his best friend, coming to the conclusion that maybe some Martians took him away in their spaceship. As it turns out, Bert just got up early to fix some oatmeal. Ernie is relieved... until a real spaceship lands and the Martians enter the room.
(First: Episode 1208)
WhoYouLookinAtTiger
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
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Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
Groverjohnjohnpenny
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count a penny.
(First: Episode 0438)
1316-Apple
Cartoon A girl draws an A, for apple.
(EKA: Episode 1229)
1299-Danger
Cast On stage, Gordon, Luis and Linda say "DANGER" in their own ways. David doesn't listen and take the brunt of some pratfalls that send him off the stage.
(First: Episode 1205)
Toon.Clam
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
1090-17
Muppets Two Anything Muppets (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson) use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
(First: Episode 0905)
WillieWimple.litter
Cartoon Willie Wimple: Land Pollution (litter)
(EKA: Episode 1220)
Noimage
Film A child watches a building "grow", step by step, from a hole in the ground to the roof. (part one)
(EKA: Episode 0184)
KermitBrian-Loud
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Brian talk about loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0126)
Noimage
Film A child watches a building "grow", step by step, from a hole in the ground to the roof. (part two)
(EKA: Episode 0184)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Olivia plays "Three of These Things" with the kids using items one uses to carry things.
Awitch
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
CountCountsFlowers
Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
Stockard
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
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SCENE 2 Bob discovers Oscar is neatly dressed and acting polite. Oscar explains that every once and awhile, a Grouch has a "good day" (much like humans have a bad day) and today is his...which he can't stand.
Toon.Acrobats
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Song.LittleBit02
Song Joe Raposo sings "A Little Bit."
(EKA: Episode 0261)
Ssnews.chooseprince
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that she will kiss anyone who has bulgy eyes, small ears, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(First: Episode 0843)
Toon-Cracks
Cartoon A girl lying in bed imagines seeing cracks in the wall turning into animals and a monster.
(EKA: Episode 0818)
Firestationfieldtrip
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Oscar believes if that everyone acts rotten toward him, it may snap him out of his good mood and back to being grouchy. All his friends say rotten stuff to him, but he responds by offering them all milk and cookies.
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Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
Ernie Sing Lallaby
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert go off to sleep but Ernie starts to sing himself a lullaby. Bert then asks Ernie if he would mind singing quieter. So he does and then finds that he can even sing it the quietest. Bert then wonders what's going on and can't seem to go to sleep. Ernie then asks Bert if he's singing it to the extent that he can't hear him then why is he not asleep yet?
(First: Episode 0841)
Hathosehook
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE, and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1204)
RattlesnakeFilm
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Sidewinder Snake.
(First: Episode 0514)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads the word "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
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InkBlot02

InkBlot03
Animation Rorschach ink blob association with a funky jazz soundtrack.
(EKA: Episode 1150)
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SCENE 4 Everyone brings over rotten gifts. Oscar wants to have them, but they insist the gifts are only for a real Grouch.
Noimage
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
ErnieBertQuietLoud
Muppets Ernie & BertBert says that he's going to demonstrate quiet by talking quietly to Ernie. But when he tries, Ernie claims that he can't hear what Bert is saying. Finally, Bert gets frustrated and shouts at Ernie; Ernie tells Bert not to be so loud.
(First: Episode 0150)
Babyzebra
Film Baby animals nurse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0546)
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Cartoon A girl talks about imagination.
(First: Episode 0353)
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SCENE 5 Oscar continues demanding the trashy gifts and they all relent. He appears to be over his pleasant attitude, as he neglects to thank them for their generosity.


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