Sesame Street
Air date May 14, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors B, U, 12
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 Linda compliments Bob's V-neck sweater. She, Bob and the kids think of different ways they can make the letter V using their bodies. Big Bird can make a V using his beak.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Christopher Columbus before he begins his voyage to discover America. Kermit tries to tell him that the third ship is tied to the dock, but it's too late -- the dock breaks free, and takes Kermit along with the ship.
(First: Episode 0578)
Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(First: Episode 0277)
Song "Llama at Dentist"
(First: Episode 1241)
Bforbeard.jpg Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
Muppets Some fruits in a bowl sing a "Bilingual Fruit Song" about their Spanish names, and agree that two names are better than one.
Cartoon Thelma Thumb — A friend of Marcia's is in danger: he's riding his bike at night without lights. Thelma asks the fireflies for help.
(First: Episode 1171)
SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch puts a "NO" sign on his can to indicate that he wants to see no more jump roping, rhyming, singing or laughing. When asked if she'll vacate the area, Susan replies, "No!"
Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(First: Episode 0859)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog talks about making the B sound, with much detail. When Beautiful Day Monster walks by, Kermit goes over the lesson again. The monster does the noise perfectly, but his "BAH!" scares Kermit away, and fogs up the screen.
(First: Episode 0068)
Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon A trainer announces that his talking dog will say YES, but he says NO instead.
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0511)
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Cast In a New York City park, Bob sings "We're Not Alone" with Linda.
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car. (short intro)
(First: Episode 0603)
Film Ten zebras walk slow, while 10 other zebras walk fast.
(First: Episode 0367)
SCENE 3 After raking leaves into a pile, Luis and Randy look for leaves of different types. Then, the wind blows away their pile.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie decides to set up an apple-selling stand, and has everything he needs, leaving out the apples.
(First: Episode 1219)
Song "Here Come the Beans"
(First: Episode 0537)
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Cartoon A minstrel sings about a fox who outsmarts a crow.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0631)
Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
Muppets The Count has built a rocket with the help of Dr. Reinbrain and plans to launch it from inside his castle. The two count down from the computer console, but the rocket doesn't take off. Indeed, Count never intended for lift-off; he plans on counting down again and again.
Cartoon U for uniform.
(First: Episode 0702)
Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
Cartoon A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(First: Episode 0416)
SCENE 4 Big Bird wants to take a photo of some Spanish-speaking kids and asks Luis what the word "cheese" is in Spanish (queso). However, as Big Bird discovers, the word doesn't allow one to smile for a photo. Luis gives him a different word to use - sonrisa (smile).
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0615)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
SCENE 5 Oscar assembles everyone to snap a photo, asking them to say "Humbug." When the adults shoot each other a confused look, Oscar snaps the shot, then announces the sponsors.

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