Sesame Street
Cody is sick
Air date April 24, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors J, Z, 9
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 David strolls through a rainstorm, singing about having some "Sunshine on a Rainy Day."
Cartoon zip, zoom, zoom, zig, zag, zany, zoo.
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets "The Zizzy Zoomers"
(First: Episode 0359)
Animation New Ball in Town: Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(First: Episode 0777)
Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
Cartoon "Poverty Z" -- A figure tries to sell a Z. His only customer stops him by locking him inside a zoo cage.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie can't decide which of the two different shelves he should place a large vase on, so Bert tells him to use his imagination. Ernie imagines the vase falling off the little shelf and Bert kicking him out of the apartment. Then, Ernie imagines putting the vase on the big shelf, and Bert rewarding him with a big surprise party.
(First: Episode 0277)
Cartoon Sand Z/z
(First: Episode 0639)
SCENE 2 Big Bird doesn't want to walk to Hooper's Store in the rain, lest he get soaked. Cody comes by with an umbrella and the two attempt to share it, but there's no way that each of them gets fully dry...that is, until Big Bird squats and walks like a duck ("It's lucky I have a little duck in me," he notes).
Cartoon Z for Zebu
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1185)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon A man shows the viewers his "YES" machine.
(First: Episode 0822)
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
Title 01 40 0001
Cartoon The word "YES" follows a man.
(First: Episode 0875)
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
SCENE 3 Buffy finds that Cody now has a fever and suggests he stay inside today. Big Bird rushes home to retrieve Radar.
Cartoon The Typewriter: J for jump
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0772)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0987)
Film A girl goes to the shoemaker and watches him as he repairs her shoes.
(First: Episode 0987)
SCENE 4 Big Bird rushes back and bumps into David, informing him about Cody's ailment (though he claims Cody has a cold in his giblets). Inside, Big Bird sits in as Buffy tells the story of "Nacosis and a Rabbit Wapus."
Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
Cartoon "Three Waltzing Chickens"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1183)
Story of Quiet and Loud
Muppets / Cast Bob tells the story of a mother who had a loud child (who screamed all the time) and a quiet child (who whispered all the time). The Amazing Mumford casts a spell to reverse their afflictions.
(First: Episode 0305)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(First: Episode 0241)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
SCENE 5 Oscar visits the apartment with a bottle of a Grouch serum that he claims can cure anything. Buffy believes what works for a Grouch may not work on a human and politely passes. Oscar takes a swig of it himself and claims his non-existent cold is gone.
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin leads a counting practice for his Headball team.
(First: Episode 0893)
Film Paper-cut triangles fade into live-action shots of triangle-shaped things.
(First: Episode 0538)
Cartoon Florida Bound (0:26)
(EKA: Episode 1218)
Celebrity Richie Havens sings "Here Comes the Sun."
(First: Episode 0777)
Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT clears up the kids' knowledge on how a scale works.
(First: Episode 1171)
Cast Bob and Maria are spies who meet under a street lamp and greet each other with a recitation of "Hey Diddle Diddle". Once they've confirmed each others identities, Maria produces a card with shapes and a number while Bob shifts to a rendition of "One of These Things" with a British accent.
(First: Episode 0592)
Cartoon A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(First: Episode 0783)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
Cartoon "Bumble Ardy #9" -- Young Bumble Ardy invites nine pigs to his birthday party while his mother, Sweet Adeline, is away.
(First: Episode 0283)
SCENE 6 Buffy checks Cody and finds that he's over his cold already. However, it seems Big Bird has now caught it.

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