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SESAME STREET
SLIMEY THE WORM has disappeared!
(repeat of 0523)
Air date APRIL 29, 1975
Season Season 6 (1974-1975)
Sponsors B, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.

Sesame Street season 40 title card

Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1
Harvey Kneeslapper decides to trick Luis & pretend that he’s talking too quietly. Luis greets Harvey, who asks him to speak a little louder. Luis increases his volume until, on his third try, his greeting is so loud that it gives a tremendous echo, reverberating across the whole neighborhood. Harvey is weirded out.
Circles & stripes
Animation
2 small stripes watch as 2 circles play with each other. The stripes try to bend themselves into circles, but soon find that they can both cooperate to make 1 big circle.
(First: Episode 0762)
Invention of Paper
Muppets
Caveperson Days: King ERNIE has a problem -- the cavemen write everything on rocks, which are too heavy to carry around. He calls upon the Royal Smart Person to invent something lighter to write on.
(First: Episode 0409)
1186 p
Cartoon
A witch turns a little girl into a variety of things, but the girl insists "I'm still ME!"
Ice Follies Big Bird Dance
Muppets
Ice Follies: BIG BIRD does a dance routine on the ice (scored by "ABC-DEF-GHI").
Old Woman 9
Cartoon
The story of an Old Woman Who Lived in a Nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
ElkFeeding
Film
SESAME STREET Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
SS News 5 pigs
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash - KERMIT THE FROG tries to tell the story of the 3 Little Pigs, but 5 pigs show up. He realizes he’s encountered the wrong group of pigs -- 1 of these pigs went to market, one stayed home, & so on (alluding to the game of "This Little Piggy"). Just as he gets things straight, the Big Bad Wolf shows up &, determined not to have his fun spoiled, huffs & puffs KERMIT away.
(First: Episode 0737)
Noimage
SCENE 2
Susan & Bob find OSCAR visibly upset & calling for his WORM SLIMEY, who’s gone missing. OSCAR sings Has Anyone Seen MY WORM?" (to the tune of "Has Anyone Seen My Dog?"). GROVER comes by & volunteers to be OSCAR’s pet. GROVER shows his prowess by pretending to be a pussycat, but OSCAR despises cute, little animals. GROVER assures that he can be a pet to be proud of, & tells OSCAR he’ll be right back.
RetroRabbitRun
Cartoon
3 children are being chased by a giant mutant rabbit as fast rock music accompanies the chase. They outsmart him by hiding behind three trees.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0655)
Noimage
SCENE 3
GROVER returns dressed like a kangaroo & starts hopping frantically. OSCAR complains of a stiff neck from watching GROVER bounce, & his bobbing causes him to bang his head on his TRASH CAN lid. OSCAR insists he doesn’t want a kangaroo, which isn’t a GROUCHY pet, & tells GROVER to go away. Exhausted from hopping, GROVER agrees that a kangaroo wasn’t the best idea & goes off to think of something else.
Watering B stalk
Cartoon
Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it & travels to the Land of B.
(First: Episode 0277)
Noimage
SCENE 4
GROVER comes back as a skunk; a pet that all GROUCHES love, including OSCAR. GROVER’s disguise nearly works until he sprays OSCAR with perfume. OSCAR is disgusted & implores GROVER to give up this dumb idea of being his pet. GROVER decides instead to just get a new pet for OSCAR.
Feelings about Stanley
Cartoon
A boy & girl have different feelings about Stanley.
1845 g
Film
A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Noimage
SCENE 5
GROVER has his fishing gear on & tells Oscar that he intends to get him a fish as his new pet. He shows OSCAR all the items he has to go fishing, including some bait—SLIMEY! GROVER explains that he found the WORM at a nearby MUD puddle. OSCAR is reunited with SLIMEY, giving him a big kiss, & even thanks GROVER (who comments that he would’ve preferred a kangaroo).
Bruce Cayard Bear
Cartoon
Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Ernie & Bert drippin' water
Muppets
ERNIE & BERT: BERT complains that HE can’t sleep, because ERNIE left the faucet dripping. ERNIE drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
1845 h
Cartoon
2 cavemen argue, each chanting "Me!" A large monolith bearing the word ME puts fear in both of them.
Yes, We Can Can
Celebrity
The Pointer Sisters sing "Yes, We Can Can".
7 Bubbles
Cartoon
A man blows 7 bubbles.
(First: Episode 0639)
200016
Cartoon
A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
Artist: Whitney Lee Savage
Family
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Families."
(First: Episode 0454)
400016
Cartoon
A man tells a confused boy that he saw a bird on a tree, with both of their thoughts appearing on the screen.
(First: Episode 0565)
Noimage
SCENE 6
Luis sings a classifying song in Spanish, using an art board displaying rain gear in 3 of 4 squares. The fourth is blank, & off to the side are sunglasses & rain boots.
Toon Wrong Place Tree
Animation
Leaves & a tree trunk find the right place they belong.
Ernie & Bert & Big Bird
Muppets
ERNIE is tall, BERT taller, & BIG BIRD is the tallest (but HE also breaks the ceiling).
(First: Episode 0284)
Some clowns
Film
Some clowns, more clowns
(First: Episode 0563)
Little girl's alphabet
Cartoon
Gloria, a rambunctious little girl, sings the alphabet song while an adult gives her instructions.
(First: Episode 0010)
Astronauts Mr. Hooper & Susan sketch
Cast
Mr. Hooper & Susan play astronauts on a mission on the moon. Susan attempts to tally up the 3 moon rocks, which float off into space 1 by 1 (followed by her superior).
(First: Episode 0524)
0871 z
Cartoon
Sand "Y"
(First: Episode 0626)
Mad Painter 9
Film
The MAD Painter 9
(First: Episode 0338)
Y.Yawn
Cartoon
Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Pointer Sisters Hush Little Baby
Celebrity
The Pointer Sisters sing "Hush Little Baby".
Who You Lookin' At Tiger?
Song
"Who You Lookin' At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Bear bicycle
Cartoon
B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch & bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Noimage
SCENE 7
B Quickies: Bob flips a matted letter B into the basket above BIG BIRD’s doors & scores 2 points. In reverse motion, Luis walks into frame backwards, as do some kids riding their tricycles. Susan sits on the stoop with a little kid on her lap. Suddenly, a big bushy beard pops onto the kid’s face.
Toon-Bee Bees
Cartoon
At the beach, the Bee Bee & the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Play ball
Muppets
ERNIE is sad, because its RAINing & he cant play baseball. BERT encourages him to imagine that hes playing instead. In ERNIEs imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. BERT tells ERNIE that the SUN is out, & he can go out & play now. ERNIE says that he cant play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)


Sunflowers
Film
A boy compares the growth of the sunflowers to his own height.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0589)
400031
Cartoon
Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
Noimage
SCENE 8
BIG BIRD reads a poem he wrote about the koala bear, as a segue into the next film.
Sleepy koala
Song
"Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
B-Boat
Film
B Boat (Katz) (0:48)
1092 16
Cartoon
Typewriter Guy: N for Nose
Artist: Jeff Hale
Noimage
SCENE 9
Goodbye

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