Sesame Street
Plot Count von Count falls in love with a Countess who loves to count
Air date January 5, 1977
Season Season 8 (1976-1977)
Sponsors G, K, 7
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Picture Segment Description
WonderfulMe
Song Big Bird sings "Wonderful Me."
1845h
Cartoon Two cavemen argue, each chanting "Me!" A large monolith bearing the word ME puts fear in both of them.
1845g
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
SandG
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
Rememberinggame
Muppets Game Show: The Remembering Game — Guy Smiley hosts Cookie Monster and Bill Smith who have to match two pictures.
(First: Episode 0310)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G-Gorilla
(First: Episode 0085)
Noimage
Film (LA) Tall/Small Clowns (0:20)
Ivelostmypet
Cartoon A mouse tries looking for his pet, describing to his friend what they did yesterday.'
(EKA: Episode 0807)
GroverandtheGrowingG
Muppets Grover talks about the letter G, as it slowly grows.
(First: Episode 0210)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Specialolympics
Film Kids with special needs do gymnastics at the Mamaroneck Co-Op Camp.
2125u
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue".
(First: Episode 0775)
EBSharingaCookie
Muppets Ernie & BertBert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Handprint
Cartoon What kind of print does a hand make?
(First: Episode 0776)
Film-busdriver
Film A boy pretends a wagon is a bus. His friend tells him it's not a bus, and explains what her father, a real bus driver, does.
(EKA: Episode 0181)
1041pinkpanther
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
BobHooper-Coats
Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(EKA: Episode 0282)
WhoYouLookinAtTiger
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
1041Kcheerleaders
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0101)
1186p
Cartoon A witch turns a little girl into a variety of things, but the girl insists "I'm still ME!"
(EKA: Episode 0867)
EBBigBird
Muppets Ernie, Bert and Big Bird demonstrate tall, taller and tallest.
(First: Episode 0284)
KforKarate
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
Painter7
Film Mad Painter #7
(EKA: Episode 0347)
1800-20
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview the Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
Alligatorking2
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
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SCENE 1 The Count sits alone on Sesame Street counting his own sad sighs, each of which is followed by a faint peal of thunder. When Maria asks him what's wrong, he explains that he's in love with the Countess von Numeral who lives above the drug store: she's Transylvanian, and she loves to count. However, he's sad because she hasn't sent him any signals about her own feelings. Maria suggests that he tells her how he feels because women like the direct approach these days, but the Count is old fashioned, and insists on wooing her. Maria recommends bringing her flowers...
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SCENE 1, cont'd Down the street, the Count approaches the Countess von Numeral. She wears a monocle and a tiara, and she has "small pointy ears," and "delicate little fangs." She sits alone counting her fingers, each count followed by a bell tone. As he begins to make his advance, he emphasizes his intention to get a kiss from her in exchange for flowers. He greets her — "You are beuatiful when you are counting!" — and bends down to kiss her fingers. They count them together with each kiss, each followed by thunder and a bell tone. She giggles as she accepts a dozen roses that the Count says he has counted. She begins to count them herself, tossing each one aside as she counts them. The Count hangs his head in defeat, "Curses! This is not what I had in mind."
HubleyCatandMouseChase
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0265)
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SCENE 2 Maria finds the Count counting sad sighs again; he's up to over one hundred when he sobs into Maria's shoulder. The Count explains his failure, and she again suggests the direct approach: tell her that you love her. But the Count is insistent on wooing her, and remembers that in courtship, if flowers don't work, you bring a woman candies. With a flourish of his cape, he heads on down the street again...
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SCENE 2, cont'd The Countess is counting her fingers again when the Count steels himself to getting a "tumble" in exchange for his box of bat-shaped chocolates. She accepts the gift, and prepares to tell him what she's going to do. As the Count begins to pucker up, she proceeds to count the chocolates. The Count sobs and sulks away.
Noimage
Film Ladybugs - Delessert (0:49)
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SCENE 3 Now the Count is counting sobs, while Maria consoles him. He explains that the Countess only likes counting things, but she doesn't like the Count. She'll count anything: she counted the flowers, and she counted the candies. This gives Maria an idea, which she shares with the Count in a whisper. He makes his way down the street again to give it a try...
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SCENE 3, cont'd The Count announces himself to the Countess, and declares that he has one more thing for her to Count. He gives her a kiss, which is followed by a moment of silence... until she counts it: "one kiss!" The bell chimes and thunder sounds as she asks for more. The Count obliges and she continues to count his kisses. The Count provides his own commentary — "I hope she can count to a hundred!" — and the scene ends with a swell of romantic music.
1090-06
Cartoon A bee looks for a flower.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
Cookiecoat
Muppets An Anything Muppet goes shopping for a fur coat and ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
Film.nursingpigs
Film Baby pigs run in a field, and drink their mother's milk.
(EKA: Episode 0441)
1095s
Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
(First: Episode 0085)
1095e
Muppets The Amazing Mumford's Suspension Act
(First: Episode 0292)
Snapshot 2007-01-20 16-54-14
Film George the Farmer's ladder gets taller and shorter; his board does too.
(EKA: Episode 0560)
Toon.Imagination
Cartoon Imagination (Boy Imagines Being Zoo Animals)
E&Bcircles
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie lies in bed and starts talking about how a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a a square with a triangle. And then starts to ponder about how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep just as Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, and ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
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