Sesame Street
Oscar's nephew Goody visits
Air date April 4, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors A, C, 6
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Maria watches after a Muppet canary for a friend of hers. Big Bird hears her speaking Spanish to it, since her friend also speaks Spanish and Maria feels it would make the bird more comfortable. As she goes into the store, the canary talks to Big Bird in Spanish. Big Bird is able to learn the words for canary (canario), cage (jaula), birdseed (semillas), water (agua) and sing (canta). Maria returns and doubts Big Bird's story, until she hears him repeat the words back.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(First: Episode 0372)
Film You can't see the wind.
(First: Episode 0775)
Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
Muppets Monsters pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Bob and the kids imagine being the wind.
Muppets Grover appears in a library to tell the viewers about what a library is. The librarian, however, keeps telling Grover to be quieter, until he can barely even be heard.
(First: Episode 0287)
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0223)
Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon Gloria sings the alphabet (uppercase version)
(First: Episode 0140)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has seven jellybeans, and Bert has six. To make it even, Ernie eats the extra jellybean. That's fair, isn't it?
(First: Episode 0014)
Cast While shopping in the city, Gordon and Susan sing "Six of One."
Cartoon A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Celebrity Peggy Fleming makes a number 6 on the ice.
(First: Episode 0234)
Cartoon Sign Man: DIRTY
(First: Episode 1121)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 1
Grover and a group of monsters, including Herry Monster, Fenwick and Billy, get into a rowboat. The monsters all gather at one end, causing the boat to tip over and sink.
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 2
The monsters gather on the other end of the boat, and it sinks again.
(First: Episode 0281)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 3
The monsters finally spread out over the boat evenly, and row away.
(First: Episode 0281)
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
Insert Cards Random (0:38)
(First: Episode 0500)
SCENE 3 Olivia, Maria, and Bob wonder why there's candy and flowers by Oscar's trash can, along with a suitcase marked with the initials "G.G." Oscar emerges, glad to see none of his Grouch friends around. He explains that his nephew Goody Grouch (short for "Goodriddance") has been sent to him to learn how to be a proper Grouch. He's been sent to get a quart of mud from around the corner. Goody stroll back and gleefully introduces himself to the locals. He reveals he got a nice quart of milk instead.
Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie makes some loud noises while he eats his candy bar and peanuts and drinks his soda. Bert loses his temper and shouts at Ernie to be quiet, at which point the usher enters and throws Bert out.
(First: Episode 0536)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
Luis exit
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 4 Oscar gives Goody a lesson on the shortest word in the Grouch vernacular - NO.
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
Film Kids ride horses.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0541)
The A box!
Cartoon A man displays his invention, the A-box, which only takes the letter A.
(First: Episode 0781)
Insert "Professor" Fred the Wonder Horse tries to teach the kids about body parts, but sticks to parts only horses have.
(First: Episode 1038)
Cartoon Clouds that look like things.
(First: Episode 0211)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(First: Episode 0551)
Cartoon Sally the Spider skates with different combinations of her legs.
(EKA: Episode 0658)
SCENE 5 Oscar has sent Goody on a "trasher hunt" to find bits of trash in the area. However, when Goody returns, they find that he's repaired all the broken items he collected.
Cartoon A is for ape.
(First: Episode 0006)
HerryJohnJohn loudsoft
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry and John-John demonstrate loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0432)
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
Dot Bridge 12 gather tight red
Transition Dot Bridge #12
(EKA: Episode 0296)
SCENE 6 Goody prepares his his trip back home. He resolves that while he may not be very Grouchy, he's happy with being himself. He does deliver a very Grouchy goodbye, giving Oscar some hope.

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