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SESAME STREET
OSCAR’s WORM Circus
Air date APRIL 6, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors G, H, 8
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Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
Sesame Street Season 10
COLD OPEN
10th Season Intro Still
Pigeons on Parade
Insert
Everyone gathers to see BERT’s theatrical presentation - Pigeons on Parade! The crowd is much less enthused about the experience.
Pinball 8
Cartoon
Pinball Number COUNT #8
SS News Hickory Dickory Dock
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash
KERMIT stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". A duck shows up instead. Finally, a horse comes in & explains that the mouse can’t make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
2257 l
Cartoon
Little girl & cat (she imagines role reversal)
Noimage
Celebrity
Peggy Fleming skates a figure 8.
Painter 8
Film
Mad Painter #8
Toon different mes
Cartoon
A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
0597 Antique Cars
Film
Joe Raposo COUNTs 20 antique cars.
Noimage
SCENE 1
OSCAR calls out for his neighbors to see "the creepiest, crawliest show on Earth." David, Olivia & Mr. Hooper gather as SLIMEY the Great makes his entrance. OSCAR introduces 3 tricks SLIMEY will do - a somersault, climbing a pole & jumping into a bowl of MUD. The last trick is OSCAR’s favorite, as it results in everyone receiving a face full of MUD when SLIMEY lands.
Not a baby
Song
"I’m Not a Baby Anymore"
H is for horn
Cartoon
A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
Noimage
Muppets
In the Old West, a couple of cowboy Muppets meet the Alphabet Kid, who claims that he can write the alphabet faster than any man alive. To prove it, he quickly draws his crayon & speedily writes out the whole alphabet.
ScanimateH
Cartoon / Film
A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child & Luis name words that begin with H.
1186 r
Film
Kids use a magnet to retrieve a jack.
Noimage
Cartoon
A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John & Faith Hubley
Animals with tails
Film
SESAME STREET Animal Films: Animals have tails.
(First: Episode 0017)
Noimage
SCENE 2
OSCAR & SLIMEY practice his new trick - being shot from a cannon. OSCAR fires the cannon & SLIMEY flies into a bowl of fruit at Hooper’s Store.
2682 x
Cartoon
H - Horse
None Some All
Muppets
Bip Bippadotta & friends show none, some & all.
Wiseman oranges
Cartoon
The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most & all with a basket of oranges.
1952-Elephants
Film
Kids narrate a film of an African plain & the animals that live there.
Noimage
Insert
Buffy sings "Ground Hog" to the kids.
Harold Howard
Cartoon
Harold & Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
1452-Chinese
Film
The celebration of Chinese New Year
3796-Sand
Animation
Sand H/h
Noimage
SCENE 3
BIG BIRD reads a poem entitled "The Turtle," leading to...
Film baby turtle
Film
Baby turtles swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
Cartoon pointing at me
Cartoon
A boy points to himself & says, "ME."
Noimage
Celebrity
The Mummenschanz: Head/Tail Puzzle
1845 h
Cartoon
2 cavemen argue, each chanting "Me!" A large monolith bearing the word ME puts fear in both of them.
Breakfast Time
Muppets
ERNIE & COOKIE MONSTER name the things they eat at "Breakfast Time."
2227 Me
Cartoon
A letter for "me"
Noimage
SCENE 4
OSCAR looks very ill & he feels he’s come down with the GROUCH Grippe. His friends dote on him & do what they can to cure him.
G for Giggle
Cartoon
G is For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
Ernie's Magic Chain
Muppets
ERNIE has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. BERT is dismissive of the chain’s magic properties. & yet, when BERT asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
Gorilla job cartoon
Cartoon
A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
Noimage
SCENE 5
OSCAR rests, as the others vow to stay by his side until he’s well. Their chatter wakes him up & they find he’s back to his old self, yelling at them to get away from his TRASH CAN.

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