Sesame Street
Air date February 26, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors K, L, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Oscar the Grouch thinks that if he can get Barkley to bark loud enough, it'll annoy all the neighbors currently sleeping. Somebody tosses an old shoe to keep him quiet, which Oscar considers a reward, not something bad. He barks some more, attracting Maria, still in her bathrobe. She thinks Barkley is acting up because of the cold and invites him inside. Oscar is frustrated with how his plan backfired and heads back to bed.
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Animation Drawing a chicken (child V/O in English and Spanish)
(First: Episode 0451)
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Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(First: Episode 0321)
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Film Number Three Ball Film: A red ball follows a rollercoaster-like track through checkpoints (each, a set of three) that are counted in voiceover. At the end, the ball is ground up into a powder.
(First: Episode 0254)
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Cartoon 3 song (butterflies, birthday presents, waving pennants etc.)
(First: Episode 0927)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Joey sing "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0426)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: L for Light
(First: Episode 0147)
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Cartoon L es para luz
(First: Episode 0373)
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Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
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Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Susie Sunset help Wrong Way Willie find four landmarks for a school assignment.
(First: Episode 1233)
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SCENE 2 A man greets Bob as he passes by. Bob can't remember who the person is, but since they know his name, he tries to remember where they might have seen each other previously...
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Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
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SCENE 2 cont'd Bob still can't think of where he's seen the man before. He then spots Mr. Machado, the local mailman, doing his rounds on the street. Bob realizes Mr. Machado is the man he saw earlier; he's not used to seeing him out of his postal uniform. Mr. Machado comes by with the mail and briefly struggles to remember Bob's name, as he has similar memory troubles divorcing people from their homes.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes up with a way for him to remember to put his basketball away before he goes to sleep: he remembers with his mind, which is in his head; his head is round, and so is the basketball. His plan works the first time, but not when Bert wants to go to sleep.
(First: Episode 0134)
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Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film Bus trip around town (guitar soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0926)
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Animation Two small stripes watch as two circles play with each other. The stripes try to bend themselves into circles, but soon find that they can both cooperate to make one big circle.
(First: Episode 0762)
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SCENE 3 The kids draw in the arbor, when they spot Alphabet Bates overhead. He writes a letter L in the sky.
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Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
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Animation Sand L/l
(First: Episode 0632)
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Film A pride of lions feasts on an animal carcass.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Muppets The letter R joins U and N to make the word RUN. Anything Muppets run into the scene and take the letters.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: Coffee
(First: Episode 1169)
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Muppets Kermit smells smoke. An Anything Muppet girl tells him that there's a fire "over there", and Kermit screams for the fireman. Grover comes along wearing a white coat and a stethoscope; then carrying a pitchfork, and talking about his cows, chickens and the barn. Kermit reminds him that a fireman puts out fires. When Grover finally arrives with a hose, they discover that the fire is coming from the girl toasting marshmallows over a small campfire.
(First: Episode 0348)
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Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird recites a poem entitled "Two Little Words," all about the glory of the bus stop.
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Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
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Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon L for Lion
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Cartoon A man sees a giant OUT, yells the word, and everyone runs out of it.
(First: Episode 0550)
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Cast Maria trains Bob and David to be waiters in a restaurant by showing them which door to go IN and which to go OUT. She uses a few sung 'jingles' to help them remember which is which. Bob 'catches on,' but David has a hard time doing so.
(First: Episode 0786)
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Film Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon Five snakes come out of a basket when a snake charmer plays the flute.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Muppets A group of Anything Muppets sing about a "Bus Stop" sign.
(First: Episode 0978)
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Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
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Film Through close-ups, children identify mushrooms.
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0623)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird strolls into Hooper's Store to try a potato for the first time. He orders ten and is shocked to see how big they actually are. He settles for one and learns from David the many ways it can be prepared.
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Film A girl and her mother go on a journey to find out where potatoes come from.
(First: Episode 0984)
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SCENE 5 cont'd Big Bird tries quizzing the kids on how different potato dishes are made. The kids already know the answers.


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