Sesame Street
Big Bird's rooftop campout
Air date May 16, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors P, Y, 3
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
SCENE 1 The kids identify the different pieces of Big Bird's camping equipment, which he will be using to camp out on the roof of 123 Sesame Street.
Animation Sand Y/y
(First: Episode 0626)

Foot - SesameStreet-WhatsMyPart-foot906
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What's My Part?" The contestants are Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic and Professor Hastings, and the mystery part is a foot.
(First: Episode 0164)
Cast Olivia sings "Picture of You" as she photographs the kids.
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Muppets Waiter Grover: The Count has come to order hot dogs - lots of hot dogs. But when Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them, and not eat them, the Count uses a hypnotism spell to get more.
(First: Episode 0644)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Luis supervises as the kids hammer nails into pieces of wood.
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about three trios of animals who live on a fat lady's lap.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper is looking down and saying "Three sticks!" A man asks "Three sticks where?" Then Harvey says "3 sticks right here!" and sticks a number 3 on the man's head.
(First: Episode 0570)
Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(EKA: Episode 0597)
Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(First: Episode 0954)

Muppets An Anything Muppet man visits the bus station's lost and found, having lost his friend Harvey. He describes Harvey to the clerk - he has two eyes, a nose, two teeth, two horns, and is covered in blue fur. The clerk turns the man away, finding his request ridiculous...until a monster who fits that description comes by looking for his friend.
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on Rapunzel, who has been locked in a tower by the wicked witch. Prince Charming comes to rescue her by asking to let down her hair, and she literally does... by having her hair fall off her head.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cast Olivia sings "Win or Lose."
Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(First: Episode 0429)
Cartoon A man demonstrates Spanish words that start with the letter Y.
(First: Episode 0470)
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Insert Stevie Wonder teaches Grover how to sing loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0514)
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Thelma looks for a pair of binoculars that Cyrus has lost.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 1213)
SCENE 3 Big Bird's campsite on the roof of 123 is all set up, except Big Bird realizes he's forgotten some birdseed. He spots Mr. Hooper on the street below and calls out to him. He rushes down the steps to receive it, then once back on the roof, he remembers he needs some comic books and a flashlight. He rushes back down, out of breath. Mr. Hooper recommends Big Bird write all the items he needs in a list so he doesn't have to go back and forth. Big Bird thinks this a great idea and runs back up, then runs back down again, realizing he's forgotten something to write on and with.
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0764)
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about "AN" words. Herbert demonstrates the words themselves, while Grover provides visual aids.

The first word they talk about is RAN. While Herbert talks about how to make the word, Grover keeps running around the scene until he tires himself out.
(First: Episode 0160)

Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1190)
Muppets Herbert now makes the word "CAN," so Grover makes a stack of them, which he knocks over.
(First: Episode 0160)
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
Muppets Finally, Herbert makes the word "FAN." Grover brings in a fan that blows them both away.
(First: Episode 0160)
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
Celebrity Madeline Kahn plays a pair of twins that take turns counting to 20.
(First: Episode 1139)
SCENE 4 Luis and the kids join Big Bird on the roof as they sing "Bingo." They all leave Big Bird alone for bedtime. Big Bird converses with the pigeons in the coop before nodding off to sleep.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Feet (One Foot, Two Foot)."
(EKA: Episode 0838)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains about Ernie having the radio volume on too loud. Ernie pulls the knob off the radio, puts it on Bert's stomach, and turns the volume of Bert's voice up and down.
(First: Episode 0241)
SCENE 5 Big Bird sleeps as the sponsors are announced.

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