Sesame Street
Plot Mr. Hooper celebrates the 25th anniversary of his store
repeat of 0926
Air date January 29, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors I, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 The viewer surprises Grover, who is listening to the Sesame Street theme. Since the adults are all present, Grover decides to give them a special surprise.
Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Cartoon A male voice narrates a story of a jazzy triangle who loved to dance, and a square square. The triangle likes being flexible, but the square would rather be stiff and *square*.
(First: Episode 0007)
Muppets "The People in Your Neighborhood": Veterinarian and Taxi Driver.
(EKA: Episode 1028)
Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)

SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus sees all of the adults in the arbor, and suggests to Big Bird he should meet them all today. The adults decide to go to the park and leave the arbor completely empty, twice, and Big Bird tells Snuffy he has "a great imagination".
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad, because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(EKA: Episode 0678)
Film Sea Horse
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0254)
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0668)
Celebrity Jose Feliciano sings "Sesame Street Improvisation."
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0813)
SCENE 3 Bob gives a music lesson to Gladys the cow, who sings "Here are Some Things" with some sheet music.
Muppets Muppet lettuce, bread, cheese, butter, and ham argue on who an Anything Muppet girl should have for a snack. They all cooperate to make a sandwich.
Cartoon Fruta Manzana sings about being happy and healthy.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky


SCENE 4 David's confused because Mr. Hooper has closed the store at lunchtime and asked him to bring everyone on Sesame Street to the store's door. Mr. Hooper has decorated the store to celebrate its 25th anniversary, and everyone goes in.
Cartoon A girl goes around the city to look for her lost kitty, and sees its image in a variety of signs and in nature.
Artists: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 1
Counting to 2 is not very exciting.
(EKA: Episode 1156)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 2
Nobody's favorite number is 2.
(EKA: Episode 1156)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 3
The huge visual aid falls on Grover.
(EKA: Episode 1156)
Cartoon Cartoon: the head of a chicken finds its place on top of a chicken's body.
(EKA: Episode 1130)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(First: Episode 1164)


SCENE 5 Grover is astonished to find there is no one on Sesame Street. At the last possible moment, just as he starts to announce the sponsors, everyone surprises him. After that, he announces the sponsors again.

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