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Sesame Street
Air date April 17, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors A, C, 2

1287

Picture Segment Description
SSseason10
COLD OPEN
10th Season Intro Still
Countmobile 1287

1287a
SCENE 1
The Count pulls up on Sesame Street in his Countmobile and notices Luis working on an iron at the Fix-It Shop. This inspires the Count to count jobs people have. He notices Susan in her nurses uniform on her way to work, making two kinds of jobs. Luis points the Count toward another job he might want to count.
1287b
SCENE 1 cont'd
The Count counts a meter maid, who hands him a ticket for parking next to the fire hydrant.
Awitch
Cartoon
"The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
Wgroversw
Muppets
Waiter Grover: Simon Soundman wants a chicken sandwich, which he orders as a "cluck-cluck" sandwich. Grover has trouble figuring out what his customer wants. Simon Soundman says that his brother always eats at that restaurant, implying that Mr. Johnson might be his brother.
(EKA: Episode 0678)
Painter2
Film
The Mad Painter #2
(EKA: Episode 0353)
SignMan.KissMe
Cartoon
Sign Man: KISS ME
(EKA: Episode 1136)
2233-Kayak
Film
A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0312)
2485x
Cartoon
Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0677)
1287c
SCENE 2
Biff does some digging in the street, when he realizes it's lunch time. However, he can't seem to find his lunchbox with his usual ham-and-cheese sandwich. He notices Maria giving Luis some "jamon con queso" and asks what's going on. Luis offers one of the sandwiches to him, but Biff claims he doesn't go for foreign food, until he learns "jamon y queso" is Spanish for Biff's favorite sandwich.
Ringmaster2
Cartoon
The Ringmaster charms two snakes with his saxophone.
Artist: Jeff Hale
ErnieCMMakeCookies
Muppets
Ernie helps Cookie Monster in making apple-walnut-raisin cookies, but every time Ernie hands the monster each ingredient, Cookie Monster instantly devours it.
Manclimbsboy
Cartoon / Film
A cartoon man climbs a live-action boy.
(EKA: Episode 0949)
Trollmirror
Cartoon
A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.
(EKA: Episode 0834)
1287-Beds
Cast
Big Bird and David try each other's beds but come to the conclusion that for David the bed is the best, for Big Bird his nest is best.
(EKA: Episode 0757)
Robinhood.ernie
Muppets
Ernie portrays Robin Hood, who is setting up an audition trying to find some merry men.
(EKA: Episode 0729)
Aapestory
Cartoon
A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(EKA: Episode 0179)
Marchingband20
Film
A kid marching band counts to twenty.
(EKA: Episode 0968)
A for ape toon
Cartoon
A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
Rhymiesatsea
Muppets
"The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(EKA: Episode 1162)
Cartoon music hall
Cartoon
A cleaning lady (reminiscent of Carol Burnett's character) wanders into a music rehearsal room, plays each instrument, and puts all the sounds back into the wrong instruments.
(EKA: Episode 0928)
1287d
SCENE 3
Maria and the kids admire a tree Biff has just planted, though he thinks it was a total waste of his time. They all tell him the many different things trees are good for. He sees the value in the tree and decides to rest under its meager shade, apologizing to it.
KermitCountsMonkeys
Muppets
Kermit counts five monkeys, and when he is done, he gets monkey business.
SameDifferentHat
Cartoon
A man wants a hat, but the hat shop owner's hats are all the same - except for a ten-gallon hat, which complements the customer's horseback riding nicely.
(EKA: Episode 1011)
Ostrichfilm
Film
Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(EKA: Episode 0803)
0573d
Cartoon
C - Cake
(EKA: Episode 0153)
1287-Dolly
Celebrity
The Deadly Nightshade play "Rubber Dolly."
(EKA: Episode 1074)
Pigeon Book
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie doesn't think pigeons are able to laugh at Bert's pigeon jokes, but he's wrong ...
Snow-yes
Cartoon
Is snow cold? Yes!
(EKA: Episode 0961)
Cap008
Insert
Three of these kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(EKA: Episode 0973)
1091-21
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(EKA: Episode 1091)
1287-Fonz
Celebrity
The Fonz has a message - "A." (edited, with different graphics)
Toon.Acrobats
Cartoon
A for Acrobats
(EKA: Episode 0797)
1287-Apple
Cast
Bob shows a child the letter A, for "apple."
2096c
Muppets
Cookie Monster sounds out the word FOOD, then eats it.
(EKA: Episode 0723)
1287-Lines
Cartoon
Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(EKA: Episode 0276)
AnimalFilm-Wolves
Film
Footage of wolves.
(EKA: Episode 0982)
1095m
Cartoon
C for canary (role reversal)
(EKA: Episode 1095)
AdamTGlaser
Muppets
Western : A cowboy comes to see Adam T. Glaser, who is such a jack-of-all-trades that he forgets what a dentist does.
(EKA: Episode 0734)
MillieMollyBookshelf
Cartoon
Millie and Molly build a bookshelf.
1287e
SCENE 4
Oscar doesn't like the nice music coming from Susan's radio and fetches his recorder to play some Grouch music, which is all loud noises.
1095l
Cartoon
C for candle (blows man away).
(EKA: Episode 0890)
EBwarm
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert says he's too cold, so Ernie goes overboard to get him warm by putting layer after layer of clothing upon him. This makes him too hot, so Ernie opens the window, gives Bert an ice bag, and brings his electric fan.
(EKA: Episode 0529)
1287-Elephant
Cartoon
A girl wonders what it would be like if elephants were as easily frightened as bugs.
(EKA: Episode 0886)
1287f
SCENE 5
Oscar comes across Susan's radio, which she left behind. He thumbs through some of the yucky stations, when he finds he's able to hear two at once, producing a rotten sound! Maria announces the sponsors.


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