Sesame Street
Air date April 19, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors Q, Y, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus pretend to play "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," with Big Bird as the bear family and Snuffy as Goldilocks (wearing a Shirley Temple wig). As Big Bird goes out, Snuffy-locks tries out all three different-sized chairs, which all break under his weight. Big Bird returns and sees the game won't work very well - all the chairs are too small for him. Looking at the wreckage, he asks, "Wanna play pick-up sticks?"
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Muppets Super Grover: Judy Finstermacher has broken her bag of groceries, and Super Grover tries to find a way for her to get the groceries to her home.
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Cartoon The word AGUA fills up with water.
(First: Episode 0523)
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Film A young baboon sits on the back of their parent as they cross the plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0299)
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Animation Leaves and a tree trunk find the right place they belong.
(First: Episode 0793)
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Cast In speed-induced footage, Maria, Luis and David put together a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0467)
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Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
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Insert Maria asks the viewer to imagine her as a baseball player, a princess and a baker.
(First: Episode 0558)
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Muppets Marshal Grover tries mounting Fred the Wonder Horse using a "run and jump" technique. But every time he gets close, Fred moves away from him, causing onlookers in the saloon to laugh at them. Fred finally explains that he doesn't appreciate the act, as it hurts his back. Grover promises never to run and jump onto his back again, and asks him to roll over so he may do so on his belly.
(First: Episode 0825)
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Film A little girl gets herself a glass of AGUA.
(First: Episode 0929)
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Cartoon Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
(First: Episode 0675)
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Film David (in voice-over) finds rectangles.
(First: Episode 0481)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0769)
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Film David asks the viewer to find a rectangle and two circles in the picture of a doorbell.
(First: Episode 0434)
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Cartoon A duck sings about all the reasons why q should be remembered.
(First: Episode 0789)
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SCENE 2 Oscar's latest trick is a special gift for Gordon's birthday. Gordon unwraps the box and finds a comb inside. Oscar snickers that Gordon won't be able to use it, until Gordon shows how it can work with his mustache instead.
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out "feet," and then the camera pans back to reveal a pair of live feet on some grass.
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Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)
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Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with the oilman and street cleaner.
(First: Episode 0817)
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Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
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Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about small things. A man thinks about small things, and lists them. A sea monster thinks it is small, especially when compared to its father!
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0241)
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SCENE 3 Snuffy and the kids join Big Bird some exercises. Snuffy is unable to do any toe-touches, so the others touch his toes for him.
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Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
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Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
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SCENE 4 For their next exercise, Big Bird tells Snuffy they'll be jogging. Not only will it be healthy, but it will also give them a chance to finally meet the locals. However, Snuffy winds up jogging in the opposite direction of Big Bird and away from his friends.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tomato)
(First: Episode 0147)
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Muppets Bert says his favorite number is Six.
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Cartoon The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts.
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Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
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Cartoon Little Andy doesn't understand why everyone's noses turn pink when he greets them. He comes to realize that he didn't take a bath.
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Celebrity Paul Simon performs "St. Judy's Comet."
(First: Episode 1055)
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Film One of These Things (3 starfish and 1 crab)
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cartoon Kids count dinosaurs, octopuses, and paper dolls.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
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SCENE 5 Olivia finds a box of old playtings (skates, hula hoops, balls, etc.) from when she and Gordon were young. Even though they're too old for them now, they admire how much fun they bring to Big Bird and the other youngsters.


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