Sesame Street
Air date March 21, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors P, X, 7
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Big Bird is about to address the viewer on a subject, but he can't remember what it is. With some help from Gordon, he realizes he was supposed to talk about remembering: "Not only is it important, but it's also very easy to do..."
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0615)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Prince Charming, who is looking for Cinderella. The prince tries to see whose foot matches the glass slipper. However, the shoe fits someone unexpected. (Kermit: "Boy, these fairy tales are starting to get me down.")
(First: Episode 1233)
Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0764)
Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(First: Episode 0617)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — On a boring day, Ernie suggests some ideas to Bert, but then Bert has an exciting idea of his own. He shows off his bottlecap collection to Ernie, who remembers that he found a Figgy Fizz bottle cap -- the very one that Bert needed to complete his collection.
(First: Episode 0240)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Gordon instructs the kids to pat different parts of their bodies.
Animation Sand X/x
(First: Episode 0638)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Marlena observe their knees.
(First: Episode 1162)
Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.
(First: Episode 0560)
Cartoon Jazz #7 (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0281)
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Cartoon A bear counts bees.
(First: Episode 0083)
Muppets Super Grover: Grover Kent sees a lost little girl in trouble and tries to find a phone booth to change in, the same one she wants to use to call home. (introduction edited)
(First: Episode 0647)
Film A man uses a TELEPHONE booth in the city.
(First: Episode 0928)
SCENE 3 Oscar the Grouch has found an unused phone station and sets it up by his trash can, where he will serve as the operator and annoy people. Olivia and Gordon try to place calls, only for Oscar not to patch them through and lose both their dimes. They trace the wires to Oscar's can and give him a piece of their mind. An elderly Muppet comes by to use the phone, despite Olivia and Gordon's protests. She has no interest in calling anyone, but she wants to talk to the operator, since she's often lonely and likes having someone listen to her stories (to Oscar's dismay).
Muppets Ernie tries to count his balloons. The balloons are arranged in a circle, so he continues counting around the circle, and counts some of them twice. Grover has a solution -- he pops each of the balloons as he counts them.
(First: Episode 0133)
Cartoon A man tries to figure out where a squeaky sound is coming from; it turns out to be a giant's squeaky shoes. "Surprise!"
(First: Episode 0770)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz play a clam who gets onto a box, then eats an object.
(First: Episode 1108)
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
Film A look at the life of Colleen, who lives in Arizona.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
Muppets A woman (Jim Henson) volunteers to assist The Amazing Mumford in his surprise magic trick. Mumford makes her disappear – but when he tries to make her reappear, Herry Monster pops up, saying "SURPRISE!"
(First: Episode 0381)
Film "Hey, let's make a road!" Kids do so at the beach, while a construction crew does the real thing.
(First: Episode 0295)
Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
Insert Bert sings "I'm Square," an ode to the things he loves that others find dull.
(First: Episode 1004)
Cartoon X in EXIT: Animals sing as they exit a building.
(First: Episode 1184)
Insert Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus reminisce about the day they first met, though they don't agree on the specifics.
(First: Episode 1122)
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)
Victor Borge elephant tusks
Celebrity Victor Borge explains that the keys on a piano aren't perfectly white because the elephant whose tusks were used to make them didn't brush after each meal.
(First: Episode 1178)
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz - Making Faces (4:56)
(First: Episode 1108)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: X Marks the Spot!
(First: Episode 0456)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 4 Gordon and the kids play "Follow the Leader" as Olivia announces the sponsors.

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