Sesame Street
Plot Oscar's worm circus
Air date April 6, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors G, H, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
PigeonsonParade
Insert Everyone gathers to see Bert's theatrical presentation - Pigeons on Parade! The crowd is much less enthused about the experience.
(First: Episode 1154)
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
Ssnews.hickory
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". A cow and duck show up instead. Finally, a horse comes in and explains that the mouse can't make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
2257l
Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
Noimage
Celebrity Peggy Fleming skates a figure 8.
(First: Episode 0236)
Painter8
Film Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Toon differentmes
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(EKA: Episode 0831)
0597-AntiqueCars
Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(EKA: Episode 0597)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Oscar call out for his neighbors to see "the creepiest, crawliest show on Earth." David, Olivia and Mr. Hooper gather as Slimey the Great makes his entrance. Oscar introduces three tricks Slimey will do - a somersault, climbing a pole and jumping into a bowl of mud. The last trick is Oscar's favorite, as it results in everyone receiving a face full of mud when Slimey lands.
Notababy
Song "I'm Not a Baby Anymore"
(First: Episode 0652)
Hisforhorn
Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
Noimage
Muppets In the Old West, a couple of cowboy Muppets meet the Alphabet Kid, who claims that he can write the alphabet faster than any man alive. To prove it, he quickly draws his crayon and speedily writes out the whole alphabet.
(First: Episode 0307)
ScanimateH
Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
1186r
Film Kids use a magnet to retrieve a jack.
(First: Episode 0968)
Noimage
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Animalswtails
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Animals have tails.
(First: Episode 0017)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar and Slimey practice his new trick - being shot from a cannon. Oscar fires the cannon and Slimey flies into a bowl of fruit at Hooper's Store.
2682x
Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
SomeOfUsAreHere
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0615)
Wiseman.oranges
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
1952-Elephants
Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(First: Episode 0128)
Noimage
Insert Buffy sings "Ground Hog" to the kids.
(First: Episode 0844)
Haroldhoward
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
1452-Chinese
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(EKA: Episode 0664)
3796-Sand
Animation Sand H/h
(First: Episode 0630)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Big Bird reads a poem entitled "The Turtle," leading to...
Film.Babyturtle
Film Baby turtles swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Cartoonpointingatme
Cartoon A boy points to himself and says, "ME."
(EKA: Episode 1003)
Noimage
Celebrity The Mummenschanz: Head/Tail Puzzle
(First: Episode 1108)
1845h
Cartoon Two cavemen argue, each chanting "Me!" A large monolith bearing the word ME puts fear in both of them.
(EKA: Episode 0953)
BreakfastTime
Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster name the things they eat at "Breakfast Time."
2227-Me
Cartoon A letter for "me"
(First: Episode 0781)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Oscar looks very ill and he feels he's come down with the Grouch Grippe. His friends dote on him and do what they can to cure him.
GforGiggle
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Ernie'sMagicChain
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. Bert is dismissive of the chain's magic properties. And yet, when Bert asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
(First: Episode 0617)
Gorillajobcartoon
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Oscar rests, as the others vow to stay by his side until he's well. Their chatter wakes him up and they find he's back to his old self, yelling at them to get away from his can.


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