Sesame Street
Air date April 18, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors W, Y, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
Noimage
SCENE 1 Maria leads everyone in "The Exercise Song."
Robotwalk
Cartoon A scientist adds legs, feet, then knees to his robot and tells it to walk, but it dances out of shot instead (as does the scientist).
(First: Episode 1119)
1708h
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to write the letter Y.
1708g
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Lobstercrab
Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
SCENE 2 At the day care center, Luis, Buffy and the kids put a body together by glueing pieces to a large sheet of paper.
Doctor-monster
Muppets Cookie Monster asks Ernie if he has any cookies. Ernie says that he doesn't have any cookies but an apple and he can't give the apple to him because "an apple a day will keep the doctor away." Later Cookie Monster comes disguised as Doctor Monster and gives Ernie a medical checkup. After the checkup, Ernie asks what he owes Doctor Monster. By sheer coincidence, his bill is one apple.
(First: Episode 0691)
MeganCast
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(First: Episode 1205)
Noimage
SCENE 3 The day has turned gloomy, which Oscar greatly enjoys. He decides to leave his trash can lid open to fully enjoy the atmosphere. Luis comes by and shuts it, thinking it will be better in case it rains. Oscar sticks an "OPEN" sign on the can to make sure people don't close it, but Maria happens by and closes it again. To ensure everyone gets the message, he writes an additional Spanish sign. Buffy and Sheldon come by and make sure he wants the can open. He soon regrets this as they lead the kids in singing "Thank You for Bein' My Friend."
1272-Abierto
Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
(First: Episode 0784)
Marchingcircle
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Noimage
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and Laura demonstrate geometric shapes.
(First: Episode 0881)
Zoo1-5
Cartoon "One to Five Counting Animals Song"
(First: Episode 0780)
500017
Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
Dog.Yowl
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Hayfield
Film Field of hay (kid voice-overs)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
Noimage
Muppets / Cast Bob reads "Yolanda and the Youth," a story about a youth who wins the hand of Princess Yolanda by passing the "Y" test.
(First: Episode 0174)
George abovebelow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(EKA: Episode 0262)
3957y
Cartoon Mr. Tweak can't sleep because his neighbor above snores, and his neighbor below sneezes.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(EKA: Episode 0598)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Alphabet Bates flies over the street and writes a Y in the sky. Oscar thinks it stands for "Yucchy," while the kids think it stands for "yogurt" and go to get some from Hooper's Store.
Y.Yawn
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Noimage
Muppets Headball: Alphabet
(First: Episode 0988)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
DeboKermitW
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Debo if he knows what a W is.
(First: Episode 0563)
5song.stage
Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
OneWaysong
Muppets A greaser sings about his relationship that was almost ruined by a "One Way" sign.
(First: Episode 0973)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Back at day care, the kids make a car using blocks and chairs. Buffy takes the role of the radio and sings as they drive.
Noimage
Cartoon Building Five (0:10)
Ssnews.angry
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit tries to find out what makes people angry, but everyone he encounters is too busy to speak to him, which ultimately causes him to lose his temper and yell at the camera.
(First: Episode 0537)
Findparrot
Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
Noimage
SCENE 6 The kids have made another transportation device from the blocks and pretend to ride in it.


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 1287 Episode 1289
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.