Sesame Street
Barkley stays with David
Air date April 2, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors O, Z, 4
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
JudyCollins Fishermen
Muppets / Celebrity Judy Collins sings "The Fisherman Song" with several Anything Muppets.
(First: Episode 0796)
Film / Cartoon The letter O introduces many words he starts.
(First: Episode 0621)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Early in the morning, Ernie sees some pigeons through the window, and wonders if he should wake Bert.
(First: Episode 1187)
Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
Insert Luis plays "Giant Steps" with the kids in the park. Oscar can't tolerate hearing them say "May I?" over and over and starts up his own game of "Grouch Steps." Luis and the kids take several steps backwards away from Oscar's can, giving him enough space to be left alone.
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(First: Episode 0364)
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
Cartoon A small man tries to use a seesaw, but can't get his associate (a very large man) to go up.
(First: Episode 1121)
SCENE 1 Big Bird comes to collect four kids of equal size to help make something...
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a square.
Pinball 04
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
Five balls try to play basketball
Muppets Five balls get together to play basketball. It takes them awhile to count themselves, but then they realize they don't have a ball.
(First: Episode 0267)
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive investigates the case of the missing guitar strings.
(First: Episode 1234)
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
SCENE 2 Big Bird now needs two pairs of kids - two tall kids and two short kids - to help make something else...
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers form a rectangle.
Cartoon A man discovers the letter O has fallen off a HOTEL sign.
(First: Episode 1114)
Muppets Mr. Johnson has been served a bowl of soup, but flags down his waiter to make a complaint. He asks Grover to inspect the fly that's in his soup, but Grover looks under, next to, and on the soup before he agrees to bring out a new bowl. The kitchen is all out of what Mr. Johnson ordered, so he brings him Cream of Mosquito.
(First: Episode 1134)
Cartoon O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0673)
SCENE 3 Big Bird now needs three more kids. Maria assumes now they'll be forming a triangle, but Big Bird instead wants them to play jump rope with.
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Susie Sunset help Wrong Way Willie find four landmarks for a school assignment.
(EKA: Episode 1233)
There's a Bird on Me
Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit is interviewing Cinderella and Prince Charming, who are dancing at the ball. After Cinderella leaves, she leaves one glass slipper behind. The prince wants to find he can have the other glass slipper.
(First: Episode 0516)
Cast Luis and Gordon play roommates. On a chilly night, Luis wants to keep the window CLOSED, but Gordon prefers having it OPEN. Gordon finally agrees to keep it shut, then smashes up the surrounding walls.
(First: Episode 1220)
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0173)
SCENE 4 David closes up Hooper's Store on a dark and stormy night. He thinks it would be best if Barkley comes and spends the night with him instead of out in the rain. He calls out to Barkley, who doesn't respond. David finds the dog cowering behind the crates in the arbor, afraid of the thunder. David calms him down and the promise of a nice meal and warm space perks Barkley right up.
Muppets Ernie & Bert — A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
Film Body part shout-out
(First: Episode 0264)
SCENE 5 The rainstorm has settled into an easy rain as David and Barkley get ready for bed. David points to the rug for Barkley to sleep on. Barkley at first gets under it, then on the armchair. David shows Barkley how to sleep on the rug, but Barkley seems hesitant. David permits the dog to sleep wherever he'd like and Barkley leaps into David's bed.
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
1041scuba Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)

Cartoon Fred, a singer, fails to figure out the words that rhyme with his name in the song he sings.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0977)
Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
Film A boy narrates a film of how his family trains wild ponies on the farm.
(First: Episode 0815)
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
SCENE 6 Barkley has fallen asleep in David's bed, while David sleeps on the rug.

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