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Sesame Street
Plot A visit from the President (repeat of 1044)
Air date March 26, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors C, J, 10

1271

Picture Segment Description
1044a
SCENE 1
Mr. Hooper alerts everyone that the President of the United States is going to be detouring through Sesame Street today. While everyone cleans up the messy street, Big Bird decides to write a poem for the President.
HappySadVaudeville
Cartoon
Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(EKA: Episode 0789)
Ernieberthomefromcamp
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie returns home from Camp Winnewonga, to Bert's surprise. Ernie shows Bert all the things he brought back from camp, such as some rocks and a paper clip.
Updowncartoonman
Cartoon
A man demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(EKA: Episode 0276)
1186f
Celebrity
Victor Borge demonstrates high and low notes.
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Gnomes flower vase
Animation
Three little people climb up the three flower stems.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(EKA: Episode 1219)
1845l
Film
A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(EKA: Episode 0757)
Closetheopen
Cartoon
A man finds an OPEN, and opens it. The people inside ask him to close the OPEN.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
1044b

WalkinDownMyStreet
SCENE 2
Big Bird shows Olivia his new welcome mat for the President, and they both sing "Walkin' Down My Street".
Cat-toon
Cartoon
C is for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 1141)
Trafficlight
Film
Traffic lights
(First: Episode 0131)
1095m
Cartoon
C for canary (role reversal)
(EKA: Episode 1095)
Ssnews.shoemaker
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash: The Elves and the Shoemaker
"Hello, this is Green Frog calling CTW central. Do you read me?"
Kermit interviews the elves, who give The Shoemaker various gifts that are not shoes, but rather things that rhyme with "shoe."
(EKA: Episode 1249)
Pinball.10
Cartoon
Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1246)
Film.Fruitsalad
Film
A boy makes fruit salad.
(EKA: Episode 1195)
0573l
Cartoon
Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
MumfCarrot
Muppets
Grover asks The Amazing Mumford if he could make his carrot disappear, provided that some smoke appears. Mumford performs the trick and Grover is impressed by the puff of smoke, however he fails to notice Mumford chomping on his carrot. When Grover asks Mumford to make the carrot reappear, he replies that he can't because he ate it ("You didn't say anything about magic!").
(EKA: Episode 1210)
Jenny Jeff Jacket
Cartoon
A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
1044c
SCENE 3
Oscar displays his outdated flag, and demonstrates his 11-gun salute ("Why 11? He only got 53% of the vote!"). The last shot propels him into the air.
Overalls
Cartoon
A baby bird falls from a tree. A boy puts him back, and in return, the mother bird saves the boy from embarrassment.
(EKA: Episode 0824)
SandwichCooperation
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.
(EKA: Episode 1231)
Film-boysshovels
Film
Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
1839zg
Cartoon
J family jamboree
(EKA: Episode 0423)
1271.Mayo
Celebrity
Whitman Mayo tries to display the concept of UP, but soon discovers that he can't stay up in the air when he jumps. However, a group of kids can jump and stay up in the air (with the help of video trickery).
Zoomonkey
Song
Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
1044d

1044e
SCENE 4
Sesame Street is now decorated with signs and banners welcoming the President. Everyone keeps an eye out for the prez, and watch a bus go by, then Mr. Macintosh. When the President finally does pass with his motorcade, Big Bird fails to notice while reading his poem.
Herecomedejudge
Cartoon
"The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
Jfriends
Muppets
"J Friends"
(EKA: Episode 0339)
2257r
Cartoon
The 'J' Train
1271.potatoes
Film
A girl and her mother go on a journey to find out where potatoes come from.
20numbersinboat
Cartoon
A ship captain orders the numbers 1-20 into a boat - which promptly sinks.
Mpiece.updownstairs
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: Upstairs, Downstairs
1271.acrobats
Film
Circus acrobats demonstrate up and down.
2040e
Cartoon
Ten Turtles
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0815)
George counttoten
Film
George the Farmer uses barrels to count to ten.
(EKA: Episode 0999)
Dots1
Cartoon
Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
1044f
SCENE 5
Big Bird reads a letter he just wrote to the President, asking for him to ride down Sesame Street every day just so that everyone will be motivated to keep their street clean. Maria announces the sponsors.
KermitKid1189

Maria1189
CLOSING SIGNS
Kermit and a Kid hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Maria holds up the CTW sign at the end.


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