Sesame Street
Air date March 1, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors N, T, 4
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Oscar asks why everyone is wearing funny clothing. The cast explains they're wearing jogging outfits to go for a jog through the park. Oscar wants no part in something that makes one feel good, until he hears there's plenty of trash baskets to see...
Cast The song "Jogging" plays over scenes of the adults and kids jogging through Central Park and the city, with Oscar jogging in his can.
Cartoon Drawing a kite that turns into a fish (w/ child voiceover).
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
Song "Beet Beet, Sugar Beet."
(First: Episode 1171)
Cartoon Drawing a kite that turns into a fish (w/ child voiceover in Spanish).
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
Cartoon La t minuscula
(EKA: Episode 0324)
SCENE 2 Oscar visits Mr. Macintosh's fruit stand for an apple. Mr. Mac assumes Oscar wants a rotten apple with a worm inside, but Oscar wants a nice, fresh apple instead. The apple turns out to be a birthday gift for Slimey as a something to live in.
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
Muppets The Word Family Song: ET family
(First: Episode 0139)
Cartoon T is for Television (Spanish version)
Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
Cast Maria as Chaplin deals with an unruly "Don't Walk / Walk" signal.
(First: Episode 1166)
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
Celebrity Richard Pryor demonstrates emotions.
(First: Episode 1149)
Animation 2 houses plus 3 houses equal 5.
(First: Episode 0283)
George the Farmer embedded shapes
Film George the Farmer shows embedded shapes using drawing of geometric forms and household objects with the same shape.
(EKA: Episode 0326)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0131)
Little Bird next to Cookie Monster
Muppets Little Bird explains "next to". Then Cookie Monster cuddles up next to Little Bird.
(First: Episode 0167)
Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(First: Episode 0782)
SCENE 3 Big Bird leads a "Sesame Street By Day" tour group of several kids. He shows them the sights of the street and some kids stop to hang around each destination. By the time he reaches the final destination, his nest, he wonders where the group has gone to.
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam comes to the saloon, looking for Doc Holiday. He questions the frightened townspeople, looking for the doctor, but all he can find is a mailman and a fire fighter. Sam says they'd better find the doctor, because he's got an itchy trigger finger. The doctor is found, cowering under a table. The doctor asks what Sam wants with him, and the mean hombre says that his finger is really itchy -- it's driving him crazy. Is it a mosquito bite? Should he use some lotion on it? Doc Holliday faints. Sam shrugs, and joins the other patrons at the bar for some milk.
(First: Episode 0318)
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
Cast Linda stars in the Theater Without Words production of "The Batter and the Ball."
(First: Episode 1031)
Cartoon Two men on a park bench turn their radios up louder and louder, each trying to drown the other's out, until they reach a station they can agree on.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0796)
SCENE 4 Oscar rehearses with the Grouch singing group, the Aristocrats. They can't stand the sight of Maria's nice flowers and sweater. She snaps back that Grouches don't love anything. Oscar and the group counter with a song about the things Oscar loves.
Cartoon A boy counts 10 stairs as he climbs them with his sack of toys.
(First: Episode 0997)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews a servant who tells him that the queen wants to test the maiden by placing a cookie under the mattresses to see if she can feel it. The "princess" (Cookie Monster) lies down, feels something, then devours the mattresses.
(First: Episode 0417)
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A giraffe in the zoo has swallowed a whistle. Thelma flies inside the giraffe's throat to find it.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1174)

Muppets Big Bird announces that Grover will demonstrate the number 2 by doing two chin-ups. He does it, but then Big Bird asks him to do two more sets, to make sure the audience gets it. When Big Bird thinks they've got it, he announces that Grover will now demonstrate the number 18! Grover faints.
(First: Episode 0547)
Cartoon Sign Man: SCHOOL
After a bunch of kids come running by, a girl goes before the man and says it's Saturday. That leaves him to say: "No school."
(First: Episode 1155)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't stop saying how thirsty he is, no matter how many glasses of water Bert brings him. Even after he's finished, he still won't stop saying "Boy, was I thirsty."
(First: Episode 1144)
Cartoon In Spanish, a man makes everything in the room cerrada, and considers making the basket abierto if only for the guitar band inside.
(First: Episode 0771)
SCENE 5 Gordon and Susan celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary with a nice, quiet dinner at home. The dinner is interrupted by the loud sounds of hammering coming from the apartment above. Gordon goes to check it out and returns with Maria, who was building them a bookcase as an anniversary gift.

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