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Sesame Street
Plot Herry goes to the eye doctor
Air date March 12, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors G, I, 11
Syndication
Releases The iTunes Store

1261

Picture Segment Description
1261a
SCENE 1
Big Bird is grooving to his "Rubber Duckie" disco record when Snuffy asks what disco is. Big Bird explains that discos are for grown-ups and take place at night, so they aren't able to see it first-hand. But, they can imagine it!
1261b
SCENE 1 cont'd
In their imaginations, Big Bird's nest area has become a discotheque. After a couple dances on the lighted floor, Snuffy and Big Bird get their chance to show their stuff.
1261c
SCENE 1 cont'd
Back in reality, Snuffy has learned a lot about disco and Big Bird complements his big imagination.
2257zc
Cartoon
I for Iron
(EKA: Episode 0427)
Istandup
Muppets
Grover sings "I Stand Up Straight and Tall" while using some fast cutting camera trickery.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
1709b
Film
To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(EKA: Episode 1128)
Pinball11
Cartoon
Pinball #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
0871s
Muppets
Hands count to 11.
(EKA: Episode 0262)
BB-Chinatown01

BB-Chinatown02
Cast
Big Bird and Bob walk around Chinatown, where Big Bird expresses his fear the many dragons they have around. Bob explains the dragons are just puppets they use for celebrations. Just then, a dragon puppet pops out from a staircase, startling Bob. Big Bird comforts him, telling him it's only a puppet.
Typewriter-I
Cartoon
The Typewriter: I for Ink
Artist: Jeff Hale
Buses
Film
Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0406)
1261-LowercaseI
Cartoon
A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
E&Btimeofnight
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: Ernie sings opera (O Solo Me-Oh, O Solo You-oh) out the window to find out what time it is: three o'clock in the morning.
(EKA: Episode 1153)
Film.Boyvisitsdentist
Film
A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 1122)
WeAreTheSame
Cartoon
A vaudeville act of two SAME people ends when one of them falls off the stage.
Andnowtheoctopus
Film
Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
1261d
SCENE 2
Herry Monster enters Hooper's Store and asks what for lunch. Mr. Hooper points him toward the Lunch Special board on the wall, but Herry can't read it. Mr. Hooper moves very close to him until Herry can read it clearly. Olivia thinks he should get his eyes checked by a doctor. Although he is hesitant to see a doctor (fearing it will hurt), he goes with Olivia anyway.
1261-Circles
Cartoon
It's a circle!
1261-train
Film
Kids use shapes to make a train.
(EKA: Episode 0137)
1261-Shapes
Insert
David (in voice-over) spots shapes in and around the Fix-It Shop.
0926d
Cartoon
Capital I, he's quite a guy
(EKA: Episode 0815)
500008
Film
Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0815)
1261e

1261f
SCENE 3
At the office, the doctor asks Herry about his eye issues and then performs some tests for him. He prescribes a pair of glasses for him. Herry is glad the procedure didn't hurt.
2234-SameDifferent
Cartoon
Things that are same and different.
Difference
Muppets
Ernie and Cookie Monster note that they're the same in a lot of ways, and then become paranoid that they can't tell each other apart. An Anything Muppet tells them how they are different, which relieves them of their stress.
(EKA: Episode 0952)
Song.Capital.I
Cartoon
"I in the Sky"
(EKA: Episode 0427)
LindaWetPaint
Cast
Linda shows a child how to sign "WET PAINT."
(EKA: Episode 1141)
1261-JoJive
Cartoon
Billy Jo Jive looks for the missing batch of strawberry shortcakes.
KangarooBlues
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Beat The Time
Muppets
Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(EKA: Episode 0494)
1261g
SCENE 4
Herry returns to Hooper's Store and tells Mr. Hooper about his visit, but is reluctant to wear his new glasses, thinking he'll look silly in them. Mr. Hooper convinces him to wear them so he read better rather than thinking of his image. Herry tries them on and is able to read the sign on the wall, but he's also able to see how bald Mr. Hooper is getting.
Goose
Cartoon
A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1141)
EdithAnnSandwich
Celebrity
Edith Ann talks about the time she made a sandwich.
(EKA: Episode 1145)
1095s
Cartoon
G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
1261h
SCENE 5
Herry tells Olivia that he's thinking of becoming an eye doctor when he grows up and practices on his doll Elizabeth. Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors.


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