Sesame Street
Buffy and her family surprise everyone
Air date April 5, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors C, G, 7
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Buffy and her family have arrived from Hawaii for a visit. She and Cody sneak into Big Bird's nest where he's sleeping. They wake him up and surprise him. He thinks it's a dream at first, but Buffy assures him they're really there. She tells him they'll meet for breakfast at Hooper's Store after he gets ready. As Big Bird heads out, he runs into Mr. Hooper and tells him about Buffy's visit. Mr. Hooper thinks Big Bird was merely dreaming and the bird heads back to bed.
DonMusic TwinkleTwinkle
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit witnesses as Don Music tries to rewrite "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." He succeeds and is joined by a country-western band, who sings "Whistle, Whistle, Little Bird."
(First: Episode 1210)
Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
Film A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
Cartoon A red PELI and an explosive green GRO form the word PELIGRO.
(First: Episode 0787)
Letters form FUN
Insert Jerry Nelson narrates three letters coming together to form the word FUN. The letters celebrate with confetti and streamers.
(First: Episode 0458)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper is shocked when Buffy, Sheldon and Cody come into his shop and he admits what he did earlier. The family heads over to Big Bird's again and convince him once more it's not a dream. As he heads out of his nest, the process nearly repeats itself when he greets Susan, but Buffy and company appear to confirm his statements. Big Bird asks for them to write about their arrival so he has some sort of visual proof.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads a story for Bert that he's written on his typewriter. It turns out to be a dramatic reading of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
(First: Episode 0358)
SCENE 3 Buffy tries to say why they've come to visit, but gets interrupted when more and more folks show up. Big Bird interrupts once more to correctly guess why they've visited - because they've missed each other.
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock tries to figure out why there is a mess outside. He speculates that the Twiddlebugs made a mess after a Twiddlebug dance.
(First: Episode 0178)
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0279)
Celebrity José Feliciano performs "A World Without Music." (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0763)
Cartoon music hall
Cartoon A cleaning lady (reminiscent of Carol Burnett's character) wanders into a music rehearsal room, plays each instrument, and puts all the sounds back into the wrong instruments.
(First: Episode 0774)
Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cat toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Jason identify the letter C, for carrot.
(First: Episode 1205)
Cartoon C is for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Instead of a bone, Old Mother Hubbard brings her dog various objects which rhyme with "bone", including a stone, a throne, and finally a phone (which the dog uses to order take-out from a Chinese restaurant).
(First: Episode 0642)
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0408)
SCENE 4 Luis and Buffy play and sing "Cachito" together.
Cartoon Things that are same and different.
(First: Episode 0300)
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(EKA: Episode 0470)
Cartoon A man wants a hat, but the hat shop owner's hats are all the same - except for a ten-gallon hat, which complements the customer's horseback riding nicely.
(First: Episode 0781)
SCENE 5 Big Bird sets out a game for Barkley with three boxes, asking Barkley to chose whether another box or a rubber ball belongs with the group. The dog keeps going for the ball, to Big Bird's frustration. Gordon explains that dogs aren't smart enough to understand shapes and that Barkley likes playing with the ball. Big Bird has an idea...
Cartoon The 3 Numero Brothers show addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 1182)
SCENE 5 cont'd Big Bird has changed the game so that there are now three balls to match instead of boxes, ensuring Barkley get the right answer.
Cartoon "Nelly 1-10 / 10-1": Kids count numbers in a parade, which are interrupted by other participants.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0629)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert has acquired some drums, but he doesn't know how to play them well. Ernie teaches him how to make drum playing exciting.
(First: Episode 0579)
Transition Bridge #11 - Bricks Bridge B
(First: Episode 0286)
SCENE 6 Luis and Gordon carry a glass plane toward the Fix-It Shop, when both their backs begin to itch. Jennifer helps out by scratching their backs.

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