Sesame Street
Air date April 3, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors A, O, 5


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
Cast The Lovers of Five (David, Luis, Gordon and Bob) sing "Gimme Five."
(First: Episode 1137)
Cartoon Two kids find different uses for a cooking pot.
(First: Episode 0795)
Muppets Kermit at Home: Grover is outside in the snow, freezing. He keeps knocking on Kermit's door, asking how to get warm, and Kermit keeps telling him to come inside. Grover, missing the point, tries ideas of his own to get warm, but they don't work. Finally, Kermit tells Grover that if he wants to get warm, he should come inside. Excited, Grover pulls Kermit aside and slams the door, locking Kermit outside. Grover goes to sleep in Kermit's armchair while the frozen frog scrapes at the window.
(First: Episode 0598)
Film Joe Raposo: Swinging Gibbon
(First: Episode 0009)
Cartoon A lost number 5 looks for his brother.
(First: Episode 0934)

Cast Big Bird waits at a bus stop in the city (with Jon Stone as a bystander). Big Bird sees "No Standing" on the sign and assumes that means he can't stand still. He walks around, then dances (singing "Hava Nagila") before sitting down on the curb. Gordon pulls up in his car and clarifies that "No Standing" means no cars can be parked there. The bus pulls up and honks at Gordon to move.
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
Celebrity The Fonz has a message - "A."
(First: Episode 1152)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count to 20.
(First: Episode 0476)
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
Muppets Ernie sings "Do What I Do" with Sandy the Snake in an effort to explain how actions can express emotions. However, Sandy finds it difficult to do what Ernie does, since snakes don't have limbs.
SCENE 1 Bob and Susan find "5" signs posted all over the street. This is the work of the Count, who has officially declared 5 as his favorite number. He counts various sets of five within eyeshot and chides those not conforming to a value of 5. As he heads home to "take five" for a nap, the adults agree he's finally gone bananas.
Cartoon The Typewriter: O for Owl
(First: Episode 0837)
Film Kids dancing.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
SCENE 1 cont'd The Count returns to the street, having only gotten five minutes of sleep. He then took the bus for only five stops and walked the rest of the way. He collapses right there. Bob and Susan agree once more that he's flipped.
Muppets Pageant: "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain" — Cookie Monster, playing the heroine in this year's pageant, can't seem to grasp the concept of going "around" until Prairie Dawn lures him with a—guess what?
(First: Episode 0907)
Cast Gordon and Olivia try to cooperate under the sun, with voiceover from Bob.
(First: Episode 1245)
Cartoon Words that begin with A, ending with ambulance (shown in English and Spanish)
Animated by Cliff Roberts
English version: (First: Episode 0132)
Spanish version: (First: Episode 0371)
Muppets Part 1: Ernie is holding a banana in his ear. Bert tries to tell him that he does so, but he can't hear him because of it.
(First: Episode 0258)
Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)
Muppets Part 2: Ernie reveals that he has a banana in his ear in order to keep the alligators away. He uses Bert's denial of any on Sesame Street as proof that his method works.
(First: Episode 0258)
Cartoon Can you think of words that rhyme with BALL? (voices of Bob Arbogast and Daws Butler).
(First: Episode 0773)
SCENE 2 Bob tries to play a game with the kids, giving them clues about different parts of the body, but Gladys the Cow interjects, naming parts only bovines have.
Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
(First: Episode 0768)
Muppets Farley explains things one can do with their mind - he plans on going to the door, he imagines who's knocking at it, he remembers it's not his mother and he hopes there's not a scary monster at the door. Herry Monster surprises him by bursting through the door, frightening Farley away. Herry's sorry Farley ran away; he wanted to play.
(First: Episode 0180)
Cartoon A dog chases a cat around, through, over, and under a doghouse.
(First: Episode 1020)
Muppets In the city, Big Bird comes across a laundromat. He confirms with the owner that any handkerchief can be washed and ironed for just thirty cents. Big Bird presents him with Mr. Snuffleupagus' giant, monogrammed handkerchief.
Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
Film David asks the viewer to find some triangles in a fence.
(First: Episode 0434)
Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola observe a letter A. Ernie calls out, "A, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0551)
Cartoon The word entrada tries to run through a wall, then runs through the entrance.
(First: Episode 0939)
SCENE 3 Susan sings "Walking Along."
Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots are red
(First: Episode 0001)
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.
(First: Episode 0565)
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
Transition Bridge #9 - Rectangle Bridge C
(First: Episode 0290)
SCENE 4 The kids play in the yard as the sponsors are announced.

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