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Sesame Street
Air date May 18, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Production March 7, 1979
Sponsors D, T, 5


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still

SCENE 1 Gladys the Cow livens up Luis' dull lecture about milk with a glitzy musical number about it.
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
Cartoon A girl draws her version of a (stick-figure) man. A boy draws his version of a woman - the Mona Lisa.
(First: Episode 0780)
0974 Kermit Bob.jpg
Cast Bob plays an explorer named Faversham Svedwick who spends twenty years searching all over the globe for Kermit the Hermit, the Wisest Man in the World. When he finds him, he challenges him to a game of tag.
(First: Episode 0974)
Cartoon A spring bounces under and over animals.
(First: Episode 1236)
Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)

Muppets Cookie Monster encounters a green napkin. Every time he squeezes the napkin, a new number appears, allowing Cookie to count up to twenty. This creeps him out, but what's even more creepy is when Kermit shows up inside the napkin at the end of the bit -- he's also green, after all.
(First: Episode 0619)
SCENE 2 Linda teaches Big Bird, Luis, and the kids the signs for "bird" and "fly." By coincidence, Alphabet Bates flies above them in that moment and writes a D in the sky. Linda then shows them all the sign for the letter.
Film D is a very useful letter -- there are animals, jobs, and hobbies that begin with D.
(First: Episode 0367)
Film A behind-the-scenes look of Paul Simon recording "Bingo" with his son, and the manufacturing of the record it will be on.
(First: Episode 1133)
Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
David shapes arbor.jpg
Cast David (in voiceover) finds shapes in the arbor.
(First: Episode 0451)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to rewrite the "Sesame Street Theme." He succeeds and is joined by Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats.
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
SCENE 3 The Count counts rude remarks Oscar delivers him.
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Cookie Monster shows Jason that D is for Doggie.
(First: Episode 1148)
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Marcia readies a picnic for herself and Cyrus, when she sees her cheese being absconded by some ants. Turning into Thelma Thumb, she discovers the ants are using it as a sideshow in a carnival. Thelma has some fun, until she finds Cyrus has been eating the carnival (thinking it was their picnic).
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1183)
Celebrity Two members of the Canadian Brass learn how to cooperate.
(First: Episode 1272)
Cartoon I am crying / estoy llorando (David and Maria voiceover)
(First: Episode 1041)
Muppets Three polyester-clad Anything Muppets sing "Disco D."
(First: Episode 1148)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Big Bird and Scottie read a "ONE WAY" sign.
(First: Episode 1051)
Cartoon Small b is a boy with a belly who walks a small d, a dog with a belly turned around.
Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1186)
Film How milk is made, featuring the song "Hey Cow." (edited)
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
SCENE 4 Linda helps Herry Monster read the word "TELEPHONE" by acting out making a telephone call.
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit comes across the word "Telephone", spells it, and then teaches the word to the viewer. When an Anything Muppet boy who stands too far away says that he can't hear Kermit, Kermit dials the T, and the boy answers with the last E.
(First: Episode 0314)
Song "Hello" - A boy sings about the simple message one can convey using the telephone.
(First: Episode 1113)
Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
Muppets The Count hires Ernie to answer his phone so that he won't be bothered with calls while he is counting. However, when the phone rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and won't let Ernie pick up the phone until it's too late. "I told you it wouldn't be easy," the Count explains.
(First: Episode 0539)
Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
SCENE 5 Herry hides the word from Big Bird, who must guess what it can be. Herry mimes making a call like Linda did, allowing Big Bird to guess correctly. Suddenly, Herry's imaginary phone begins to actually ring. It's a call from Mr. Snuffleupagus, who boasts that he didn't even need to use a dime. Gladys the Cow announces the sponsors, and the credits roll.

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