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Sesame Street
Plot The Count counts and sorts items at Hooper's Store.
Air date December 18, 1978
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors L, W, 6
Syndication
Releases

1201

Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN
10th Season Intro Still
1201a
SCENE 1
Oscar shows Bob and Susan his tape recorder, which he's used to record some of the "lovely" sounds of Sesame Street, including a car stalling, crying baby and jackhammering. He also picked up some dialogue from Big Bird talking to Mr. Snuffleupagus. Bob and Susan have a laugh, until they hear a mysterious voice on the recording reply, "Oh dear..."
1201-Hand
Cartoon
A hand makes an ocean landscape, then turns it into a bustling city, which surprises a scuba diver.
ErnieGadget
Muppets
Grover watches as Ernie loads various things into a machine that start with M and N. The machine then displays the letter it begins with. Since Grover is a monster, he decides to go in the machine, causing a mess.
0573t
Cartoon
Donnie Budd sings about six snails.
(EKA: Episode 0346)
No6b
Film
"Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Ssnews.cherrytree
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash: Young George Washington
(EKA: Episode 1060)
Toon-Rowers
Cartoon
Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(EKA: Episode 0818)
1201b
SCENE 2
Biff is teaching Big Bird about carpentry. Big Bird's brought his tools, but since he wasn't sure what he needed, he brought 4 hammers. As Biff leaves to get his tools, David, Maria and the kids pass by and borrow them all. Biff returns, lacking a hammer of his own, but aware of Big Bird's stock. Big Bird points out they're all gone, but he knows where to borrow one.
1201-Teeth
Cartoon
On a musical theater stage, teeth dance as they're flossed and brushed.
1092-14
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie has heard that somebody in the neighborhood is sick. He looks in a medical book to find out how to tell if someone is sick... not realizing that Bert is the one with a cold.
(EKA: Episode 0673)
DrawHorse
Cartoon
A horse is drawn as kids guess what it is.
(EKA: Episode 0912)
LordLester01

LordLester02
Muppets
Maria reads the "Legend of Lord Lester." Lord Lester and his wife, Lady Lulu, love the letter L so much, they send their loyal lackey Louie to fetch things that start with L. He returns with a multitude of items, becoming so exhausted, he quits and decides to live in a lighthouse.
1201-Closed
Cast
Linda and a boy sign the word "CLOSED."
Sign.CLOSED
Film
The sign CLOSED spins around.
(EKA: Episode 0955)
RichardPryorStrawberries
Celebrity
Richard Pryor sits on a park bench with a basket of strawberries; a kid wants him to share them....
(EKA: Episode 1141)
1710m
Cartoon
Gloria talks about 'W'
Clip 7
Film
A Stool For Me
(EKA: Episode 0536)
1041sad
Cartoon
I am crying / estoy llorando (David and Maria VO's)
(EKA: Episode 1041)
Cookie10
Muppets
Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(EKA: Episode 0428)
6Octopus
Cartoon
Kids count dinosaurs, octopuses, and paper dolls.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
HaveANiceDay
Insert
Bob sings "Have a Nice Day."
(EKA: Episode 0952)
AlphabetDancers-L
Insert
The Alphabet Dancers form a letter L.
(EKA: Episode 0943)
Typewriter.L
Cartoon
The Typewriter: L for lion
Artist: Jeff Hale
SimonTransportationSounds
Muppets
Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(EKA: Episode 0294)
BJJ.MidnightVoices
Cartoon
Billy Jo Jive and Smart Susie Sunset solve the case of the midnight voices.
Artist: Ray Favata
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets
A group of Muppets split into two separate teams for a game -- however, one of the small ones points out that they've split into teams of big players and small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(EKA: Episode 0298)
1845p
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: L--Loud
1201c
SCENE 3
David has to make a delivery and leaves the Count in Hooper's Store to prepare the next order. He also grants the Count permission to count the objects before putting them away. Because there's so many items, the Count isn't sure where to begin, so he decides to group similar items together and then count them. He begins with the fresh vegetables, then the cans, then the boxes.
Signman.DIRTY
Cartoon
Sign Man: DIRTY
(EKA: Episode 1121)
1201d
SCENE 3 cont'd
Now, the Count begins counting things aren't aren't foods.
1090-10
Film
Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0301)
LakeLillian
Cartoon
A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(EKA: Episode 0295)
1201e
SCENE 3 cont'd
Next, the Count counts the items that crunch.
Willamina
Cartoon
W for Wilhelmina
(EKA: Episode 0950)
1201f
SCENE 3 cont'd
The Count slides a box off the counter and counts items that can roll down the counter and fall into the box.
FruitCart-Spanish
Cartoon
Several kids are sad, but become happy when a fruit vendor appears. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0823)
Song.pigeon
Muppets
"Doin' the Pigeon"
(First: Episode 0536)
FruitCart-English
Cartoon
Several kids are sad, but become happy when a fruit vendor appears.
(EKA: Episode 0892)
1706f
Film
Alone Song
(EKA: Episode 1003)
Dots1
Cartoon
Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
1201g

1201h
SCENE 4
The Count starts counting upside-down things, when David returns, confused as to why the Count is still working on the first order. The Count describes the different ways he can count the items, as Big Bird announces the sponsors.
Kermit1201

Kids1201
CLOSING SIGNS
Kermit holds the Sesame Street sign while The Kids hold the CTW sign.


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