Sesame Street
Air date April 26, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors S, W, 6
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 In the twilight of the morning, Big Bird gets up early to show the viewers about before and after. He accomplishes this by feeding Barkley his breakfast, putting on his scarf, and listening for the sound of Oscar the Grouch's noisy alarm clock. He struggles staying awake so he can show what the street looks like after the sun starts to rise...
Cartoon Before and after: Several kids are sad, but become happy when a fruit vendor appears.
(EKA: Episode 0892)
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird keeps dozing off, uncertain that he'll see the sunrise. He asks a favor of Mr. Hooper - when the sun rises, he needs to yell, "Ta-dah! After!" to the viewers. Mr. Hooper doesn't understand this at first, but learns from the viewer what the reasoning is.
Cartoon Antes y despues: Several kids are sad, but become happy when a fruit vendor appears. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0823)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
SCENE 1 cont'd The sun has risen and lights up the street. "Ta-dah! After!" cries Mr. Hooper.
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
The Fonz - W
Celebrity The Fonz walks out of the "Guys" room and points to the "W" flag, reminding him of a W word he forgot before leaving the bathroom...
(First: Episode 1182)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)

Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
You Can Clean Almost Anything
Film You can clean almost anything.
Music: Bach's "Gavotte" performed by the Swingle Singers.
(First: Episode 0001)

Muppets Biff and Sully move a piano. Biff tries to play a scale and talks about practice. While Biff is away, Sully plays a full concert piece.
(First: Episode 0911)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)

Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper receives a call from Mr. Colby, asking for a grocery delivery. Mr. Hooper can't find a pencil to write down the order and repeats the list to himself over and over to make sure he doesn't forget it. After he's prepared the order, he realizes he's forgotten something - who the delivery was for.
Cartoon An elevator fills up with 10 passengers, but quickly breaks when the mouse gets on.
(First: Episode 0003)
Muppets / Cast "We're a Family"
(First: Episode 1165)
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Brian to explain which of them is "you" and which is "me."
(First: Episode 0294)
SCENE 3 Big Bird recites a poem about the word ME.
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The spectators take off.
(First: Episode 0022)
Celebrity Victor Borge demonstrates seat belt safety when playing the piano.
(First: Episode 1174)
Cartoon Rocket countdown: Rocket takes off at 7. Then it comes down so the man can continue his countdown, but at 1, it falls over with a huge crash.
(First: Episode 0022)
Film Kids narrate a film of baby eagles getting fed.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0501)
Countdown launch success
Cartoon Countdown series #7 — Unlike previous segments, the rocket successfully launches at the right time as everyone celebrates, and the director grins at the camera.
(First: Episode 0042)
Cast Linda teaches a child to sign "Bus Stop."
(First: Episode 0996)
Wild wind
Film An anthropomorphic cloud blows a wild wind disturbing some farm animals.
(EKA: Episode 0407)
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Cast Gordon sings "Man's Best Friend," musing about why dogs (like Barkley) are considered as such.
Cartoon Sign Man: BINGO
(First: Episode 1171)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Simon Soundman wants a chicken sandwich, which he orders as a "cluck-cluck" sandwich. Grover has trouble figuring out what his customer wants. Simon Soundman says that his brother always eats at that restaurant, implying that Mr. Johnson might be his brother.
(First: Episode 0449)
Cartoon A witch turns a little girl into a variety of things, but the girl insists "I'm still ME!"
(EKA: Episode 0867)
Cast / Celebrity Judy Collins sings "The Sun Shines" with Gordon, Susan, Bob, Maria, Mr. Hooper and the kids.
(First: Episode 0993)
Animation 6 dots - 1 = 5 dots
(EKA: Episode 0302)
Wrench nut bolt
Animation A wrench turns a nut on a bolt.
(EKA: Episode 0806)
Cartoon S for sing
(First: Episode 0824)
Muppets Anything Muppet cowpokes sing about the difference between using you and me.
Transition Bridge #8 - Rectangle (0:18)
SCENE 4 Goodbye

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