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Sesame Street
Air date May 3, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Production January 30, 1979
Sponsors C, S, 5


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Oscar feels today is a good day for an argument and tries roping Bob, Olivia, David and Maria into arguing with him. They all turn him down, however. Oscar finds someone to argue with - the viewer.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€”: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0467)
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
Cast Big Bird conducts a choir of Susan, Mr. Hooper, Gordon and Mr. Macintosh, who say the "S" sound in "SONG."
(First: Episode 0932)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert urges Ernie to go to sleep, but Ernie won't go to sleep until the person living upstairs drops his other shoe. When the shoe finally drops, Ernie wakes Bert up to tell him about it.
(First: Episode 0176)
SCENE 2 Big Bird reports to Buffy his belief that he and little Cody are the same. Buffy is quick to point out all the things that are different about them. Big Bird knows there's one thing the same about Cody and himself - their love for Buffy.
Cartoon A duckling dresses itself, naming all the parts of its coat.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1195)
Muppets A Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet cowboy shouts across a canyon to hear the echo. "Yippee ki-yi-yo!" is repeated back to him perfectly. When he shouts "One!", the echo repeats back, "Β‘Uno!" The cowboy is startled. "Two!" he shouts, and the echo repeats, "Β‘Dos!" "You s'pose that's Mexico over there?" he asks. He continues to count to ten, with the echo repeating the numbers back in Spanish. Frustrated, he shouts, "How are you?" "Β‘Muy bien, gracias!" is the reply. "Oh, this is ridiculous," the cowboy says, and throws his cowboy hat into the canyon. A sombrero is thrown back in return.
(First: Episode 0698)
Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is told that his dog looks thirsty, and says that his dog is a hot dog.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1180)
Film A very busy man is asked by a voice what "forwards" and "backwards" means, but the man doesn't have time to listen. Instead, he is shown what "backwards" means by watching everything around him go in reverse motion!
(First: Episode 0166)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppets who keep running over the boy when his back is turned.
(First: Episode 0069)
Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
SCENE 3 Sheldon takes Cody for a walk while Buffy comes up with her latest song about the letter C. She realizes a hook for the song and sings "C is for Cody."
Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
Film A man karate chops 5 boards.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
(First: Episode 1125)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What Is it?," with panelists Grover, Biff and Prairie Dawn. They must guess what mystery object Little Sammy Pottle has brought to the studio (a red rubber ball).
(First: Episode 1042)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
SCENE 4 The grown-ups are all heading to the movies and invite Oscar to come along. He refuses and gives 5 reasons why he doesn't want to go; each reason is each person.
Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0007)
Muppets Kermit tests two blindfolded monsters and asks them which number they're feeling. Herry Monster minus his blindfold describes how he knew the number was a five and in the process breaks the five into pieces. Cookie Monster attempts to feel the number and Kermit tells him that he can't since its broken. Cookie Monster devours the pieces and tells Kermit it tastes like a five.
(First: Episode 1200)
Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
Cartoon Typewriter: S for spring
(First: Episode 0792)
Cast On stage, Gordon, Luis and Linda say "DANGER" in their own ways. David doesn't listen and take the brunt of some pratfalls that send him off the stage.
(First: Episode 1205)
Film A group of Hispanic children pick members for their baseball team. A new kid, Ramon, joins them.
(First: Episode 0440)
Cartoon 5s go through a space-shredder and produce 5 objects.
(First: Episode 0864)
SCENE 5 Sheldon and Cody play their "Hungry Bear" game.
1095m.jpg Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
Film A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(First: Episode 1114)
1095l.jpg Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
Muppets bigandsmall.jpg
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Herry Monster) split into two separate teams for a game based on whether they have letters or numbers printed on their shirts. However, one of the small ones points out that they've split into one team of big players and one team of small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(First: Episode 0298)
1095o.jpg Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
Insert Paul Binder is told by Oscar to set up his bowling alley. Instead, Paul practices juggling the pins. Michael Christensen comes back from a snack and they share the practice, then Michael tries to share Paul's hat.
(First: Episode 1026)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie is sad because it's raining, and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
Dot Bridge 04 third red.jpg
Cartoon Dot Bridge #4: Third dot wants to be red
(First: Episode 0001)
The colors are altered, so it becomes purple instead of red.

SCENE 6 Olivia and Maria overhear Oscar cracking remarks about someone inside his can. As he emerges, it's revealed he's been talking to himself in the mirror. Buffy announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Baby Breeze, Prairie Dawn, and Betty Lou hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Luis holds up the CTW sign at the end

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