Sesame Street
Going jogging
Air date December 11, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors K, L, 2
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SCENE 1 Oscar shows Slimey and his worm girlfriend Clammy how to do some disco dancing. David can't tell the two worms apart. Oscar claims that Slimey is long, while Clammy is short, but then the two shift their sizes. Oscar can still tell them apart another way - Slimey is a much better dancer than Clammy.
Muppets In the woods, a nature-loving baritone (Jim Henson) sings "Ah, For the Joys of the Countryside" about how much he loves the country, without noticing that his surroundings are being converted into a city.
(First: Episode 1008)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(First: Episode 0783)
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(First: Episode 1205)
Cartoon Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(First: Episode 0467)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog talks to people waiting in line for a football game being held at the SuperGame Stadium. A woman explains why she is last in line, and points out that Kermit is actually last, although Kermit insists that he is not in line. He goes to the front of the line and finds out that the first two people in the line are in a disagreement over which of them is first in line. The gate opens, and everyone walks all over Kermit.
SCENE 2 David and Olivia find a table to set up their game of checkers on, but Barkley assumes the space underneath the table, preventing them from sitting. They keep moving the table around and Barkley still manages to go under it and sleep. He finally stands upright, knocking the table and game board over.
Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(First: Episode 1177)
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
Insert Oscar buys every cleaning item in Hooper's Store so no one on Sesame Street can clean.
(First: Episode 1135)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit and Grover demonstrate short and long -- Kermit sings and hops for short periods, while Grover does them for long periods. Finally Grover asks if he can do the short thing and Kermit do the long thing. To Grover's detriment, it turns out to be tickling!
(First: Episode 0560)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
Film Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)
Celebrity Johnny Cash sings "Five Feet High and Rising" with some visual assistance from Biff.
(First: Episode 0558)
Animation Sand L/l
(First: Episode 0632)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't let Bert into the apartment. Bert thinks he might be sad, and then Bert thinks Ernie might be hiding something from Bert, which makes him mad and demand to be let in. He comes in, and Ernie has thrown him a surprise party. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
Film Kids identify pairs of animals in a zoo.
(First: Episode 0364)
Cast The cast shows different L words - Maria turns on a lamp, Luis finds an L in his lunchbox, and Bob lassoes a letter L.
(First: Episode 0972)
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a horse.
(First: Episode 0908)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports from Gepetto's workshop, the home of the world-famous wooden toy Pinocchio. Pinocchio demonstrates how he can make his nose grow longer by telling lies. He tells so many crazy stories that his nose pushes Kermit through the wall.
(First: Episode 0910)
Littlethings orig
Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things."
(First: Episode 0655)
0273 Flip Wilson 20
Celebrity Flip Wilson counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0147)
Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
SCENE 3 Bob, Linda and Big Bird are about to go jogging around the block, but Big Bird doesn't think he'll be very good at it.
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Susie solve the wig robbery.
(First: Episode 1186)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(First: Episode 0394)
SCENE 3 cont'd After having gone around the block once, Big Bird feels he should quit, since he's been lagging so far behind the other two. Bob and Linda go off without him, when Big Bird notices Linda's sweater has been left behind. Since she's deaf, she can't hear him calling out to her. So, he starts running after them...
Cartoon The long rattlesnake thinks he's better than the short one, until the short one outsmarts him by making him bite his own tail. "Wanna borrow my snakebite kit?"
Artists: Bud Luckey and Rudy Zamora
(EKA: Episode 0955)
Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT educates the two on how mirrors work.
(First: Episode 1173)
SCENE 3 cont'd Bob and Linda make it back to Sesame Street, where Big Bird catches up with them. Bob points out that Big Bird is fit for jogging after all and Big Bird excitedly starts up a third lap around the block.

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