|Plot||Playing the Mirror Game|
|Air date||April 18, 1978|
|Season||Season 9 (1977-1978)|
|Sponsors||V, W, 3|
- Cookie Monster tells Ernie that he is going on a diet and won't take his cookies, until Grover tells Cookie that he looks sick. (EKA: Episode 0232)
- Cookie Monster: Herbert Birdsfoot invents a complicated machine, to test Cookie Monster's problem-solving abilities. Cookie Monster needs to pull the string to raise the glass cover off the plateful of cookies at the other end -- but when he lets go to retrieve the cookies, the cover will fall again. Herbert hears Cookie Monster approaching, and hides to observe him. Cookie investigates the machine for a moment, then gets the cookies by karate-chopping the glass cover. (First: Episode 0132)
- Oscar learns a few "grouch" words in sign language.
- Song: "Standing in Somebody's Shoes"
- Linda, Bob, and children "mirror" one another's movements.
- Cartoon: A king washes and changes clothes after being told his face is dirty. (Artist: Bruce Cayard) (EKA: Episode 1083)
- Big Bird plays the "mirror game", but later gets tired of it.
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