Sesame Street
Air date May 1, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors G, L, 3


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 When Oscar finds himself saying nice things to people, he starts singing about a happy feeling that's creeping into him — the "Happy Blues".
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
(First: Episode 0210)
Cartoon A gorilla applies for a job at the Gerfner Employment Agency.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets / Cast Maria and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood" — painter and milkman.
(First: Episode 1173)
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
SCENE 2 Gordon comes outside, and runs into Biff and Sully, who have just founded the B and S Building Company. Gordon tells them to look at the blueprint for the office they just built, which they notice is missing the company sign. When Gordon hangs the sign, the house falls apart.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)

Muppets Marshal Grover and Fred the Wonder Horse are hot and thirsty, so they stop in at the Short Branch Café for a nice cold glass of milk. The bartender is distressed to see Grover riding his horse right inside, knocking over tables. "I just redecorated the place, too," he sighs. Grover orders a glass of milk, and the bartender asks if he wants the big glass, the bigger glass or the biggest glass. Fred tells the bartender that Marshal Grover doesn't know the difference, so the bartender shows off all three sizes. Marshal Grover and Fred come behind the bar to get a closer look, breaking bottles and glassware. The annoyed bartender shouts at Grover to choose a glass, and Grover picks the biggest glass. The bartender asks if Fred wants anything, but Fred says, "No thanks, I'm drivin'." As Grover rides his horse out of the café, the bartender asks who's going to pay for all this stuff. Grover says he'll be back to pay for it tomorrow. Panicked, the bartender says not to come back; it's on the house!
(First: Episode 0683)
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
Cast Captain Nasty (Gordon) commands his pirate crew (Olivia, Bob and Mr. Hooper) to bring him not the big or the bigger, but the biggest treasure chest.
(First: Episode 1227)
Cartoon L for Lion
(First: Episode 0798)
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Cartoon Jazz #3
(First: Episode 0003)
Film The Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
Cartoon Number count to 20 (w/ cameo appearance by Cookie Monster), followed by cast list at the end.
(First: Episode 0350)

SCENE 3 Oscar sings "King of the Road" as he waits for his annual auto inspection. Susan doubts that the Sloppy Jalopy will pass, but the inspector turns out to be a Grouch. He inspects the motor, the tires (which Susan helps deflate), the steering wheel and the horn, which are in such poor shape that the jalopy passes - but when Oscar says "thank you", the inspector takes back the inspection sticker to punish him for showing gratitude (a big Grouch no-no). "I had to open my big mouth," laments Oscar.
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
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Muppets Grover, Herry and Billy rearrange themselves in different ways and count to three, until they get exhausted and faint.
(First: Episode 0186)
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
Song Spanish Food Market Song
(First: Episode 1111)
Cartoon On a snowy day, a cold man desires firewood. He carries a huge log up the hill multiple times, but it rolls down each time. Using his "wits", he pushes his house down to the bottom of the hill to be closer to the giant log.
(First: Episode 0799)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: With Kermit's help, Don Music manages to rewrite "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" as "Drive, drive, drive your car."
(First: Episode 0897)
Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)

SCENE 4 Snuffy sleeps over at Big Bird's nest. While Big Bird snores, Snuffy begins to walk in his sleep, with a blanket covering him. Susan is shocked when she sees something giant walking in a white sheet, but it's gone by the time Gordon comes to the window. Bob sees the same thing, and stammers.
Snuffy returns to Big Bird's nest, and Big Bird is relieved.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to figure out what time it is at night. It's too dark to see the clock, so Ernie has a new solution: he pokes his head out the window and sings some loud, off-key opera ("O SOLE MIO, O SOLE YOU-OH") which causes everyone to wake up and yell at him to stop singing, and even mention what time it is. It's 3:00 AM.
(First: Episode 1153)
Celebrity Rosey Grier sings "I Used to Be One of the Little Kids".
(First: Episode 0795)
Muppets Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
(First: Episode 0297)
Film Farmer takes care of the baby cows
(First: Episode 0784)
SCENE 5 Snuffy packs up his knapsack, says goodbye to Big Bird, and goes back to his cave.
Meanwhile, Bob and Susan relate to each other about the mysterious sheet-covered thing they saw last night. Big Bird walks over and tells them that his best friend Snuffy spent the night last night. When he gets to the sleepwalking part of the story, Susan and Bob confirm what Snuffy looks like, and they get every part right except for what color he is — they assume he's white all over.
Big Bird goes back to his nest, and Snuffy announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS The Count holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Maria holds up the CTW sign at the end

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