Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird wears costumes to pose for pictures.
repeat of 1053
Air date March 28, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors W, Y, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Maria and Olivia follow a strange noise to Oscar's trash can, where inside, Oscar and his Grouch pals are chopping up his piano to use as firewood. Mr. Hooper comes by to drop off marshmallows. When they see smoke arising form the can, Maria rushes to douse the fire with a bucket of water. Oscar is angry at first, but realizes how much better it is having a soggy campfire. He and the Grouches start singing a campfire song to themselves.
Kingofeight
Animation The King of Eight
(EKA: Episode 0270)
1563l
Muppets Anything Muppet kids and upside-down 8
(First: Episode 0282)
Scanimatekids
Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
FollowLeader-S7
Cast Bob sings "Follow the Leader" to the kids.
(First: Episode 0903)
Dog.Yowl
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
1800-5
Film A girl meets a blind woman who has a seeing-eye dog.
(First: Episode 0952)
Toon.Yak
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)
Kermit'sBearExc
Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird prepares to have his picture taken by Olivia by dressing as a cowboy. When she tells him that's not what she had in mind, he changes into a pirate costume. He admits that plain, old Big Bird isn't an interesting photo subject, but Olivia assures him he's important and special just as he is. Feeling proud, Big Bird primps himself and poses for a photo.
Toon.school
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Cookie.schoolsign.pt2
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster shows David a school sign.
(First: Episode 0379)
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Song "School Song"
(EKA: Episode 1008)
E&BCookieReminder
Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
1710w
Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
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Celebrity Arthur Ashe demonstrates fast and slow.
(First: Episode 0781)
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Film (LA) Son of slow (2:00)
(EKA: Episode 0737)
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SCENE 3 Luis takes his small bag of trash over to Oscar's can, while Mr. Hooper, Olivia and Maria bring large bags of trash. Oscar's rude attitude inspires them to torture him by using them for a round of "Three of These Things" instead. He suffers even more when he has to say "please" to get the bags.
Itsanotter
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Count.Ingrid
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentThe Count asks Ingrid to teach him how to count to 20 in Spanish.
(First: Episode 0477)
Wilbur
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
0002.sounds1
Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound? (edited)
(First: Episode 0002)
SimonTransportationSounds
Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird comes by the Fix-It Shop to pick up his radio. As he tests it out, Maria and Luis debate over who was the one who fixed. It doesn't matter to Big Bird, who considers them both great fixers. Suddenly, the radio sputters and dies, and he questions who's handy work this was.
ErnieCookieCarrots
Muppets Ernie tries to keep his cookies safe from Cookie Monster by tricking him into eating a carrot instead.
(First: Episode 1232)
Igottaremember
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
1195-Ray
Celebrity Ray Charles sings his own version of "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 1060)
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Cartoon W - Wind (0:26)
1709d
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
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SCENE 5 Olivia comes into Hooper's Store in a bad mood. Mr. Hooper is feeling just as rotten. They agree to try and snap each other out of their funks. They both describe their rotten day, which they soon start laughing over. Maria comes into the store, also in a bad moon. She considers leaving, seeing how good everyone else feels, but they encourage her to stay and help cheer her up.
0600-African
Film African children play in a village, and in a modern playground.
(First: Episode 0159)
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SCENE 5 cont'd Goodbye


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