Sesame Street
Air date January 19, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors E, F, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN 10th Season Intro Still
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SCENE 1 Herry Monster calls everyone over to witness a never-before-seen feat - he will lift a 4,000 ton weight! He struggles immensely to even move it, but with encouragement from his friends, Herry finds the strength to lift the weight.
1957-Lines
Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
Yipyipphone
Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(First: Episode 0398)
666sande
Animation Sand E/e
(First: Episode 0642)
Zoomonkey
Song Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
BBCrystal-BigSmall
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
2399-Entrada
Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)
Boyinacircle
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
2059h
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
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SCENE 2 Gordon blends together the parts of Barkley's name.
E-End
Cartoon E for End
(First: Episode 0460)
1041cripplecreek Insert Buffy and Fred the Wonder Horse sing "Cripple Creek."
(First: Episode 0908)
SSNews-PiedPiper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Pied Piper has trouble luring mice with his music -- but Kermit lures them by whistling.
(First: Episode 0519)
2059f
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everybody, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
500008
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
EBShola.balls
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert, and Shola demonstrate "big," "small," "smaller, and "smallest" with four balls.
(First: Episode 0544)
Bugsbigandsmall
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
Richardpryoralphabet
Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird dons some fake facial hair and glasses in an attempt to fool Mr. Snuffleupagus into thinking he's somebody else. Sure enough, when Snuffy arrives, he believes the disguised Big Bird as an entirely different bird. He notes the similarities and differences between the two until Big Bird reveals himself. Snuffy is glad to see his friend - "This just aren't the same when you're not around."
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
DN.OldMacDonald
Film The Deadly Nightshade star in a story of "Old MacDonald." The three live in a New York City apartment, but when they get fed up with the noise, they relocate to the country. There, they sing "Old MacDonald" and soon get weary of the noisy animals.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
EBLifeWithoutBert
Muppets Ernie & Bert — After Bert gets mad at Ernie, Ernie imagines what life would be like without Bert.
(First: Episode 1034)
Woodpecker.entrada
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
No8b
Song "Song of Eight"
(First: Episode 0016)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
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SCENE 4 Maria sits out on the stoop with her newspaper and a carrot. The Count happens by and starts counting the bites she takes. She asks that he not do this and he conceals himself behind the railing, still able to count the loud crunches. His thunder-and-lightning tips off his location.
Toon-NestingDolls10-1
Film Russian nesting dolls 10-1
(First: Episode 0563)
Chicken Soup Needs a Spoon
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover serves Mr. Johnson a bowl of chicken soup. Johnson says that he can't eat the soup, and Grover can't guess why. "That settles it," Johnson sighs. "From now on, I'm bringing my lunch to work in a paper sack." He finally explains to Grover that he can't eat the soup because he doesn't have a spoon.
(First: Episode 0358)
Ostrichfilm
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
1037d
Muppets Cookie Monster demonstrates that egg starts with the letter E; he swallows the egg and faints.
(First: Episode 0316)
Eforerase
Cartoon E for Erase
(First: Episode 0486)
5 Cookies
Muppets Ernie eats one of Bert's cookies and doesn't know what to tell him. Bert observes that there are four cookies when there should be five. No matter how Ernie arranges them, there are still four cookies. Since Bert doesn't want to see four cookies, Ernie eats another one, making it three instead of four.
(First: Episode 0238)
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SCENE 5 Everyone plays ball around Oscar's trash can. Oscar gets upset and wishes he were all alone. He imagines being the only one on Sesame Street and soon finds it's not as appealing as he thought. When his fantasy ends, he's glad his friends are still around so he can tell them to scram.
FFF-Face
Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1200)
Cap008
Insert Three of these kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(First: Episode 0463)
3958j
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Film A visit to a cornfield.
(First: Episode 0082)
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SCENE 6 Goodbye


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