Sesame Street
Air date April 9, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors H, K, 9
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Big Bird bumps into his doorframe again as he exits his nest. He attributes this to his height and starts wondering what it would be like to be as small as the viewer. He crouches down and the view shifts to his first person point of view as he travels down the block. He encounters a giant Barkley and Maria. He wishes he could meet someone his height and bumps into Cody. He's glad to find a friend his size, but finds his back hurts from all this crouching.
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
(First: Episode 0035)
Cartoon A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(First: Episode 0829)
Celebrity Fonzie shows on and off using his patented jukebox-activiation technique.
Part 1
(First: Episode 1179)
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1204)
Squash close-up
Film Kids identify a squash in close-ups.
(First: Episode 0368)
Muppets The Count croons "Count Up to Nine."
(First: Episode 1134)
SCENE 2 Oscar tells Buffy, "Awiss!," which is a Native American word meaning "get out of here." Instead of leaving, she calls over Maria, Bob and Olivia to hear, impressed with his learning. Oscar decides he should be the one to leave instead.
Pinball 09
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #9
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1032)
Grover and Polly sing Alphabet
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Polly say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0281)
Film A gorilla chases a woman, who registers her protest by shouting "No." She triumphantly drags the gorilla off.
(First: Episode 0546)
Muppets Same Sound Brown shows Farley that "That's What Reading's All About."
(First: Episode 1088)
Film A girl explains her life in a motor home.
(First: Episode 1235)
Cartoon Sign Man: HOT DOG
(First: Episode 1142)
Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
Celebrity Fonzie turns the jukebox on and off again.
Part 2
(First: Episode 1179)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
SCENE 3 The cast shows different words beginning with K. Bob points to the Kids, Big Bird flies a Kite and Olivia has a Kitten. Maria has a Key, but instead receives a Kiss from Barkley.
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive looks for the missing batch of strawberry shortcakes.
(First: Episode 1261)
Celebrity Fonzie rapidly turns the jukebox on and off with just his elbows.
Part 3
(First: Episode 1179)
Film Apples grow on a tree.
(First: Episode 0093)
Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F.
(First: Episode 0094)
Cartoon A girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
(First: Episode 0765)
Cast David sings "Mary Had a Little Lamb" while Linda signs it.
(First: Episode 1157)
Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
Kermit Draws K
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
(First: Episode 0515)
Cartoon Children and animals numbered 1-12 race in a marathon. The #9 runner wins.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets Ernie promises Cookie Monster that he's not going to be tricked out of his plate of cookies this time. Cookie Monster asks Ernie if he's going to eat his cookies fast or slow and demonstrates by eating the plate of cookies, and in the process finishes the entire plate.
(First: Episode 0989)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
Cast David and Luis come across two sets of boxes - a pyramid of 10, and a single box. Numbers appear above, misattributing the value of each set. Instead of correcting the amount of boxes on each side of the screen, they simply remove the 0 from the 10 and move it to the other side.
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0463)
Film A gymnast demonstrates slow.
(EKA: Episode 0546)
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
SCENE 4 Buffy shows the kids different African percussion instruments.
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Film The Steam Shovel
(First: Episode 1144)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Tortoise and the Hare: When the race begins, the hare dawdles, since the tortoise is so slow he'll have time to win. Kermit rushes to the finish line so that he can see the results... and is crowned the winner.
(First: Episode 0477)
Cartoon Four firetrucks, telephones, ships and men file into a large contraption that produces 4s.
(EKA: Episode 0798)
Film Close-ups of a tomato are shown, as kids try to guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0389)
SCENE 5 Big Bird has Barkley demonstrate slow and fast. He makes Barkley run so fast and so much that he tuckers the poor dog out.
Film A boy imagines seeing everything in slow-motion
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0676)
Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
Muppets Ernie & BertLefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 6 Goodbye

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