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Sesame Street Old School Outlines

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Number 257 features Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Harvey Kneeslapper, Grover, Maria, David, and Mr. Hooper! Plus, Ernie gets his fortune told, Kermit interviews Prince Charming and Cinderella, and Herry Monster looks for triangles.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 257


Season 6: Grover learns Spanish/Big Bird presents shapes/Harvey Kneeslapper’s “Y” trick

Sponsors: U, Y, 6


Scene 1: Cookie Monster wants to learn how to make Mr. Hooper’s Super-Duper Banana Split. Mr. Hooper presents the various ingredients: one banana, three scoops of ice cream, a bowl of nuts, whipped cream, and a cherry. After Cookie identifies the ingredients, Mr. Hooper starts to show him how to make the banana split...but Cookie Monster decides to combine the ingredients by eating them one by one!

Muppets: A group of Anything Muppets separately attempt to sell lemons, sugar, and water, without success. They meet up and cooperate to make and sell lemonade instead!

Cartoon: U is for Uniform

Film: The Mad Painter #6

Cartoon: The letter U salesman

Muppets: Ernie counts a stack of precariously balanced cups and saucers, which makes Bert very nervous. At the end, Ernie reveals that they’re glued together.

Film: A grasshopper (harpsichord background music)

Scene 2: Grover asks Maria for help with defining a word he found on a card. The card reads, “ABRAZO.” Maria explains by pulling Grover in and giving him a hug. Grover figures it out and then decides to ask about another word: “BESO.” Once again, Maria shows him by kissing him on the cheek. Grover asks Maria to explain “abrazo” and “beso” once again, and Maria obliges. As they hug and kiss, David notices and does a take to the camera.

Cartoon: A girl gives her little brother “un beso”

Muppets: Juanita looks for “YO”

Cartoon/Song: The Country Fiddler - Six Snails (by Bud Luckey)

Cartoon: My pet Y, Yetta

Muppets: Sesame Street News Flash - Kermit interviews Cinderella and Prince Charming at the royal ball

Scene 3: Big Bird, Maria, and the kids put together a puzzle with six square pieces. The puzzle ends up being a portrait of Big Bird! Then Big Bird directs the kids to watch some films about shapes.

Cartoon: The Jazzy Triangle and the Square

Film: In voiceover, David asks the viewer to look for circles outside a grocery storefront

Muppets: Grover and Herry Monster look for triangles, but they only find a square and a rectangle. Grover suggests that Herry cut the square in half to form two triangles!

Scene 4: Big Bird holds up various shapes and asks the kids to identify them. With Maria’s help, the kids correctly identify a square, a rectangle, a triangle, and a circle.

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #6 (shown in English & Spanish)

Film/Song: Joe Raposo sings, “Your Funny Face” over footage of various primates

Cartoon: Y is for Yawn

Cartoon: I’ve Got a Mind - Square

Muppets: Kermit counts six Twiddlebugs

Cartoon: Y is for Yo-Yo (speech balloon)

Film: A boy goes to the dentist for a checkup (music by Joe Raposo)

Muppets: Ernie is about to eat a cookie that he bought from Hooper’s Store when he sees a fortune-telling machine. A sign reads, “Your Fortune Told. Insert One Cookie.” Ernie decides to have his fortune told, and he puts the cookie into the machine. After hearing some crunching noises, the fortune comes out and Ernie reads, “You will soon be kissed by a grateful Cookie Monster.” Cookie emerges from the machine, kisses Ernie, and thanks him for the cookie!

Scene 5: Mr. Hooper and Maria sing, “Three of These Things” while using three toy cars and a toy airplane.

Muppet/Kid Moment: Grover and John-John talk about love. John-John asks Grover to count one penny.

Cartoon: U is for Umbrella (speech balloon)

Film: Time-lapse of growing seeds

Scene 6: Harvey Kneeslapper laughs hysterically while reading a comic book. David walks by and asks what’s so funny. Harvey says he’s reading a comic book. David: “Well, why’s it so funny?” Harvey: “You wanna see why? Here!” Harvey slaps a “Y” on his chest, throws the book away and runs off laughing uncontrollably.

Cartoon: The Yellow Yahoo

Cartoon: A yak talks about why the letter Y is so important. The narrator calls him a yakity-yak yak, and the angry yak charges at the screen!

Scene 7: David finishes telling Mr. Hooper and Maria about Harvey Kneeslapper’s trick and tells them that he’ll get back at him. David starts reading a book of his own and starts cackling. Harvey approaches and wants to know why David is laughing at that book. David pulls the same prank that Harvey pulled on him and the adults laugh out loud, but Harvey doesn’t find it funny this time.

Cartoon: Indian Guru Count 1-20 (shown in English and Spanish)

Film: A mailman delivers mail on horseback in the Appalachian mountains

Muppets: Grover, Herry, and Billy show that no matter how they’re arranged, they add up to three monsters (Spanish dub)

Cartoon: A boy shows that his dog can yelp, yowl, and yawn

Scene 8: David and Maria give piggyback rides to the kids in the arbor area. Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors. SS sign still: Mr. Hooper. CTW sign still: Susan.


CAST:
Northern Calloway as David
Will Lee as Mr. Hooper
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Cookie Monster, Grover, Bert, Harvey Kneeslapper, Prince Charming, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Herry Monster, AMs
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, AMs
 

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Number 258 features Big Bird, Oscar, David, Luis, Maria, and Bob! Plus, Grover talks about the letter R, Ernie meets Bert's twin brother Bart, and Prairie Dawn and Herry Monster classify shoes.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 258


Season 5: Big Bird and Oscar talk about letters/The cast presents Spanish words

Sponsors: R, V, 3


Scene 1: Big Bird presents the letter R, but he can’t find anything that begins with that letter. David walks by with his portable radio and greets Maria, who is reading and snacking on raisins. Big Bird doesn’t pick up on the “R” words and says, “I’ll just talk about the letter V instead.”

Cartoon: R is for Rabbit (speech balloon)

Muppets: Grover’s R lecture (the “R” rocks, rolls, and rockets into the air)

Film: A pony gets near the camera, and then far away from it.

Muppet/Kid Moment: Bert, Ernie, and Shola count on their fingers

Scene 2: Big Bird presents the letter V, but once again he’s stumped. Bob takes a kid to his apartment for his violin lesson. Next, Luis starts cleaning his shop with a vacuum cleaner. Then Herry Monster starts eating some crunchy vegetables. Big Bird can’t concentrate with the violin music, vacuuming, and Herry’s loud eating... and he leaves in a huff: “I’m just VERY, VERY VEXED!”

Cast: The Alphabet Dancers form a “V” with their bodies

Cartoon: Vitamins give vigor to a drooping V

Muppets: Two Anything Muppet boys play hide-and-seek while saying the alphabet

Film/Song: Henson #3

Muppet/Kid Moment: Kermit asks Trey how to get from one place to another

Scene 3: Luis, David, and the kids watch Alphabet Bates write a letter R in the sky. Then they name some “R” words together.

Muppets: Bert’s twin brother Bart comes to visit, and Ernie observes their physical similarities. However, Bart dresses differently and spews bad puns...which makes him VERY different from Bert!

Cartoon/Song: The Country Fiddler - Three on Lady’s Lap (by Bud Luckey)

Film: A man spins around in circles while kayaking

Muppets: Kermit tests Cookie Monster’s intelligence with a special machine

Cartoon: Two men stand atop a giant letter V and discuss the letter’s importance

Cartoon: Imagination “V”

Scene 4: Oscar notes that Big Bird (“that eight-foot chirping ignoramus”) couldn’t talk about the letter V, so “I guess I’ll have to do it!” Oscar talks about why he likes the letter V: it starts the words vent, vile, vamoose, and vanish. After mentioning the last word, he decides to vanish by disappearing into his trash can!

Film: Counting 20 antique cars (music by Joe Raposo)

Cartoon: A woman notices that her car isn’t running. She puts a lowercase “r” under the hood, starts the car up, and drives it away as it goes, “Rrrrrr…”

Film: Sliding puzzle of an elephant

Muppets: Herry Monster and Prairie Dawn talk about the different ways that three shoes can be classified

Film/Song: “Take a Look at This” (motorboat)

Cartoon: R is for Radio

Muppets: The Amazing Mumford’s pineapple subtraction trick (with assistant Grover)

Cartoon: A wizard transforms himself into various “R” items for a little boy

Cartoon: Three men in boxes sound out the word “RUN”

Film: Roller Coaster #3 (powder ending)

Scene 5: Bob counts to 20 in English while Maria repeats each number in Spanish.

Film: Letter R hoist

Muppets: Lefty the Salesman (Caroll Spinney) shows Ernie an “R,” but Ernie drives him away by showing him a “P”

Cartoon: R is for Ribbon

Film/Song: Henson #3 (repeat)

Cartoon: Ali Baba presents the word “ABIERTO,” opens the cave door, and get run over by the 40 thieves

Scene 6: David points to himself and says, “ME.” Luis points to himself and says, “YO.” Then David opens the door to Hooper’s Store and says, “Open!” Luis repeats, “Abierto.” David and Luis walk through the door and shut it behind them. David: “Closed.” Luis: “Cerrado.”

Cartoon: A chicken is drawn on the screen (English & Spanish child voiceovers)

Muppets: Juanita takes her brother to the barbershop for a haircut

Cartoon: Two men stand atop a giant letter V and discuss the letter’s importance (repeat)

Scene 7: Bob and David say goodbye from the steps of 123 Sesame Street. Maria and Luis say, “Adios” from the Fix-It Shop. Big Bird and Oscar announce the sponsors. SS sign still: Mr. Hooper. CTW sign still: Gordon.


CAST:
Northern Calloway as David
Emilio Delgado as Luis
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Bob McGrath as Bob
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird, Oscar, and Lefty the Salesman

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Bert, Cookie Monster, Grover, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Herry Monster, the Amazing Mumford, AMs
Fran Brill as Prairie Dawn
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, AMs
 

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Number 259 features Big Bird, Oscar, Biff, the Count, David, and Olivia! Plus, Guy Smiley hosts the Addition Game, Ernie draws Bert's face, and Susan sings about walking and emotions.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 259


Season 10: David teaches Biff about coins/Oscar’s disco party

Sponsors: E, J, 7


Scene 1: Biff finishes a soda at Hooper’s Store and David asks for 20 cents. Biff is out of dimes, but David shows him how he can get twenty cents by using four nickels which are five cents each. Biff happens to have four nickels, which he uses to pay David.

Cartoon: What if I looked like George Washington and ended up on a dollar bill?

Scene 2: The Count comes in and frantically asks David for some spare change. He won’t say why, but he begs David to give him some coins. David empties out the cash register, and the Count thanks him: “That’s perfect! Now I can COUNT all the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters on the counter! Ah, ah, ah! One penny...two pennies...three pennies...four pennies…”

Muppets: Ernie opens his lunchbox and discovers that half of his chicken salad sandwich is gone. Sherlock Hemlock arrives to solve the mystery...and ultimately, Ernie figures out that Sherlock ate it!

Film: Lobster fishermen at work

Cartoon/Song: The Alligator King #7 (by Bud Luckey)

Scene 3: The Count has counted forty-three pennies, twenty-six nickels, seventeen dimes, and eleven quarters...ninety-seven coins in total! A miserable David puts his head down on the counter and sighs loudly.

Cartoon: E is for Erase

Film/Song: “I’m an Aardvark” (by Joe Raposo)

Muppets/Song: Bert sings, “Doin’ the Pigeon” (full version)

Cartoon: A man blows seven bubbles

Cartoon: E is for Egg (speech balloon)

Muppets: The Anything Muppets shout, “E!”

Film: A boy visits the hospital to meet his baby brother

Scene 4: Olivia and David overhear disco music coming from Oscar’s trashcan. It turns out that Oscar has invited several Grouches for a disco party (two of them arrive in tattered leisure suits). The adults laugh since Oscar hates dancing and parties. But Oscar argues that Grouch disco parties are different: they play scratched records and cover the dancefloor with eggshells. David wants to see this, and gets a face full of water. Oscar: “Oh, and did I mention that we turn the sprinkler system on during our parties, too? Hehehehehe!”

Film/Song: Henson #7

Cartoon: A little girl demonstrates “next to”

Muppets: Little Bird talks about next to and away from (Cookie Monster cameo)

Cartoon: Jughead Jones’s J story

Cast: Bob shows that juggle starts with J

Film: Knock, knock! Who’s there? The woodpecker!

Muppets: Ernie imagines what life would be like without Bert

Cartoon: An Indian guru counts to 20 (shown twice, in English and Spanish; produced by Ken Snyder Enterprises)

Scene 5: Olivia, Big Bird, and the kids count pennies. Big Bird hums a snippet of the song “Pennies from Heaven” towards the end of the segment.

Cartoon: Pinball Number Count #7

Film: The Mad Painter #7

Muppets: Professor Grover gives a lecture about the face (with help from Maria)

Cartoon: Typewriter Guy - E is for Ear

Muppets: Guy Smiley hosts “The Addition Game” with Herry Monster as his contestant

Cartoon: E is for Eel

Cartoon/Song: Wee Willie Wimple - Water Pollution

Muppets: Don Music rewrites “Yankee Doodle” with help from Kermit the Frog

Insert: Susan sings, “How Do You Walk” with Bob, Mr. MacIntosh, and the kids

Film: Ice skaters 1-20

Cartoon: Jenny, Jeff, and the Jacket

Cartoon: Sand J/j

Muppets: Ernie draws Bert’s face on the TV screen

Film: Jerry Nelson narrates as a monkey does twenty backflips

Scene 6: Once the coins are all counted, Olivia decides to treat Big Bird and the kids to ice cream cones. As they go to Hooper’s Store, David and Biff announce the sponsors together. SS sign still: Susan. CTW sign still: Gordon.


CAST:
Northern Calloway as David
Loretta Long as Susan
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Bob McGrath as Bob
Chet O’Brien as Mr. MacIntosh
Alaina Reed as Olivia
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Bert, Cookie Monster, Grover, AMs
Jerry Nelson as the Count, Biff, Sherlock Hemlock, Herry Monster, AMs
Richard Hunt as Don Music, AMs
Fran Brill as Little Bird, AMs
Jim Henson as Ernie, Guy Smiley, Kermit the Frog, AMs
 

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Number 260 features Oscar, Big Bird, Herry Monster, Susan, Gordon, Luis, and Mr. Hooper! Plus, Ernie plays the drums, Roosevelt Franklin discusses street crossing, and Little Jerry sings about feeling proud.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 260


Season 7: National Grouch Day

Sponsors: A, H, 8


Scene 1: Big Bird and Susan talk about the importance of eyes. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to see anything. Big Bird demonstrates by covering his eyes with his wing, and walking away...causing a big crash off-screen.

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #8

Muppets: After watching the previous segment, Ernie and Bert play the sandbox game (“I eight the sandbox”)

Scene 2: Big Bird talks about the importance of nurses, as Susan puts bandages on his body.

Cartoon: Today’s secret drawing is a nurse

Film/Song: “Dressed Up” (by Joe Raposo)

Cartoon: A is for Acrobats

Muppets: A group of monsters look up at the letter A

Cartoon: A man explains the difference between drinking glasses and eyeglasses

Muppets: Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School - Crossing the Street

Cartoon: A man presents an alligator, which starts with A

Scene 3: Herry Monster, Luis, and the kids play, “Here Are Some Things” with three dolls and a wrench.

Film: Kids guess what a man’s career is. He is a gardener!

Muppets: Guy Smiley hosts “Here Is Your Life” to honor an oak tree

Cartoon: H is for Horseshoe

Cartoon: H is for Hat

Film: The Mad Painter #8

Cast: Susan, Bob, and Maria demonstrate addition and subtraction

Cartoon: The King of Eight (stop-motion animation by Jim Henson)

Muppet/Kid Moment: Grover and Polly count to 10

Scene 4: Gordon notices that Oscar looks even more miserable than usual. Oscar tells Gordon that it’s National Grouch Day but he doesn’t know anybody else on Sesame Street who could celebrate with him. Gordon promises to do something about it, and secretly gathers everyone to plan a surprise for Oscar.

Film: African animals

Muppets: Harvey Kneeslapper’s “A” trick

Cartoon: Arthur and Annie look for “A” words

Cartoon: A is for Ape (speech balloon)

Film: Ten clowns emerge from a car

Muppets: Ernie plays the drums, but forgets to let Bert back into the apartment

Film/Song: Henson #8

Scene 5: Having gathered everyone, Gordon knocks on Oscar’s can. Oscar is shocked to see everyone with dirt smeared on their faces and yelling, “HAVE A ROTTEN NATIONAL GROUCH DAY!” Susan gives Oscar a bag of trash, Luis has a broken chair for Oscar, and the Mudman arrives with a week’s supply of mud. Gordon presents a gift in a flowerpot which makes Oscar suspicious...until Gordon pulls off the wrapping and reveals a prickly cactus! Finally, Mr. Hooper gives Oscar a bowl of chocolate ice cream with pickles, grapefruit slices, and extra anchovies! Oscar is touched, but when pushed to say “thank you,” he mutters, “Thanks...I guess. Now have a ROTTEN National Grouch Day, and GET LOST!” Everybody boos and taunts Oscar as he digs into his treats.

Cartoon/Song: Penny Candy Man #8 (by Bud Luckey)

Cartoon: Adding ladybugs and lizards

Muppets: Cookie Monster plays a hammer strength game at the carnival. However, the dishonest barker has rigged the game so that no one can ring the bell. After two tries, Cookie asks what the prize was, and the man says, “A cookie.” Cookie Monster tries once more and crushes the bell (and wrecks the device), thus winning the cookie!

Film: A boy and his family herd sheep and cattle in the winter

Cartoon: H is for Horseshoe (repeat)

Muppets: Little Jerry and the Monotones sing, “Proud!”

Cartoon: Howard and Harold name “H” words

Film/Song: Henson #8 (repeat)

Cartoon: Madrigal Alphabet

Scene 6: At night, Oscar revels in his presents. Oscar: “Don’t tell anyone I said this, but that was probably the best National Grouch Day I’ve had. And by best, I mean the worst! Gee, life on Sesame Street isn’t all that bad after all…” Herry Monster announces the sponsors. SS sign still: Mr. Hooper. CTW sign still: Maria.


CAST:
Emilio Delgado as Luis
Will Lee as Mr. Hooper
Loretta Long as Susan
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Bob McGrath as Bob
Roscoe Orman as Gordon
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Bert, Grover, Cookie Monster, Harvey Kneeslapper, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Herry Monster, the Mudman, Little Jerry, AMs
Matt Robinson as Roosevelt Franklin (voice only)
Jim Henson as Ernie, Guy Smiley, AMs
 

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Number 261 features Oscar, Grover, Bert, Herry Monster, David, Bob, and Susan! Plus, Ernie and Cookie Monster have an identity crisis and the Amazing Mumford shows us what surprises mean.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 261


Season 8: Oscar tries to scare people/Herry Monster works as a weight trainer

Sponsors: F, G, 9


Scene 1: Oscar asks David to help him count to 10, without giving an explanation. David counts to 10, and Oscar reveals why: “You just counted to 10 for my pet rhinoceros! Now I’m gonna hide while he goes and seeks me!” As Oscar ducks into his can, the rhinoceros rampages in search of Oscar, shaking the street and scaring David senseless.

Cartoon: Count to 10 with Nobody

Film: The bottle factory

Muppets: The Count and Cookie Monster cooperate to count and eat cookies

Cartoon: A cloud blows things with an “F” sound

Film: Kittens playing (bilingual child voiceover)

Cartoon/Song: Martian Beauty #9 (by Bud Luckey)

Muppets: Bert and Ernie play a pretending game

Scene 2: Bob plays “Here Are Some Things” with three small g’s and a large G. An extra set of G’s rests off to the side. Bob asks which G (large or small) goes with the others.

Cartoon: A man asks a purple fellow what’s behind the door. It turns out to be a gorilla!

Cartoon: Kids narrate a “G” drawing

Film: The Mad Painter #9

Muppets/Song: Grover and George sing, “Two G Sounds”

Film: A clown (Dennis Allen) applies and removes his makeup. Which do you like more?

Cartoon: Do you know what it’s like to be scared?

Scene 3: Oscar shows the viewer a large, scary mask and plans to spook his neighbors. First, he startles David, who finds the mask so funny that he laughs hysterically.

Cartoon: G is for Goat and Grass

Scene 4: Oscar tries to scare Susan, but he doesn’t know that she’s had a bad day at work. Susan becomes furious and chews him out.

Cartoon: Frances Fairy

Scene 5: Oscar tries once more on Grover, who is so scared that he begins screaming for help. David, Bob, and Susan come running, and Oscar frantically attempts to comfort Grover by showing his own face. But then everyone starts laughing, and Oscar realizes that he’s been tricked into being scared by everyone else!

Film/Song: “Me” (by Joe Raposo)

Muppets: The Amazing Mumford demonstrates surprise (Herry Monster cameo)

Cartoon: F is for Frog and Fly

Muppets: Ernie and Cookie Monster have an identity crisis. A green Anything Muppet shows up and points out how to tell them apart

Film: Giraffes on an African plain

Cartoon: Sand F/f

Cartoon: Big, bigger, and biggest strong-men

Scene 6: Herry Monster begins working as a weightlifting trainer. David and Bob pass by, and Herry asks them to try lifting weights. Herry has three different weights of various sizes: big, bigger, and biggest. Bob lifts the big weight, David lifts the bigger weight, and Herry shows them up by lifting the biggest weight...with one hand!

Cartoon/Song: “That’s About the Size of It” (by Bud Luckey)

Cast: Maria presents the hammer and shows how it is used

Film: A warthog

Cartoon/Song: Pinball Number Count #9

Muppets: A group of Anything Muppet children cooperate to grow a flower

Cartoon: A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job

Scene 7: Herry convinces Bert to try lifting weights. Herry: “Look at those arms...all floppy and loose!” Bert: “Gimme a break, I hear that all the time from Ernie!” Bert struggles to lift the first weight, but Herry tells him not to give up. Bert tries again and again, and finally succeeds! Bert is having so much fun that he doesn’t want to stop!

Cartoon: The Old Woman Who Lived in a Nine

Muppets: Sesame Street News Flash - Kermit comments as a princess finds a suitor who matches her description. Ultimately, Kermit is chosen! When the princess kisses him, she turns into a frog and they go to the “hop” together.

Film/Song: “Everybody Run”

Cartoon: Typewriter Guy - F is for Fly

Scene 8: David, Bob, and Susan are speechless when they see a muscular Bert walking with Herry along Sesame Street. Oscar announces the sponsors. SS sign still: Grover. CTW sign still: Maria.


CAST:
Northern Calloway as David
Bob McGrath as Bob
Loretta Long as Susan
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Caroll Spinney as Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Grover, Bert, Cookie Monster, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Herry Monster, the Amazing Mumford, AMs
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, AMs
 

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Number 262 features Big Bird, Oscar, Grover, Cookie Monster, Maria, Luis, Olivia, and Mr. Hooper! Plus, Guy Smiley hosts "Here Is Your Life," Herry Monster and John-John count to 20, and Whitman Mayo plays an animal guessing game. Thanks to @MuppetSpot for giving me this outline suggestion. Hope you like it!


Sesame Street Old School Outline 262


Season 9: Oscar and Cookie Monster argue/Grover sleeps over at Big Bird’s nest

Sponsors: O, Z, 4


Scene 1: Oscar and Cookie Monster are arguing over whether cookies are good or yucky. Mr. Hooper and Olivia settle the fight by having them try each other’s cookies. Cookie hates Oscar’s anchovy cookie, and Oscar hates Cookie’s chocolate chip cookie. But they like their own cookies, proving that cookies are both good AND yucky depending on who’s eating them. But then Cookie Monster and Oscar start arguing over who likes their own cookies more! Oscar: “I like my anchovy cookie more than you like your rotten chocolate chip cookie!” Cookie: “Are you kidding? Me like this chocolate chip cookie WAY more than you like that anchovy cookie! You got terrible taste in cookies!” Oscar: “That makes two of us!” Cookie: “Oh, come on Oscar! You not know a good cookie if it bumped into you!”

Muppets: Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover talk about the “OP” family

Cartoon: O is for Orange (animation by Bruce Cayard)

Muppets/Song: Lefty the Salesman asks Ernie the musical question, “Would You Like to Buy an O?”

Film: The Mad Painter #4

Cartoon/Song: Country Fiddler - Four Big Lions (by Bud Luckey)

Cartoon: Spanish “O” words

Scene 2: Luis and Maria recite the alphabet in English and Spanish.

Film: A Cinco de Mayo celebration

Muppets: Grover, Herry, and Billy Monster rearrange themselves to show that they add up to three monsters (Spanish dub)

Cartoon: O is for Open (speech balloon)

Cartoon: Pinball Number Count #4

Film/Song: “Trying” (by Joe Raposo)

Muppets: Bert asks Ernie to put all his toys away, so Ernie devises a categorization system to facilitate the process. However, the only toy that fit his categories is his fire engine.

Transition: Scanimate kids intro

Insert: The Count and some kids demonstrate how to brush one’s teeth

Celebrity: Whitman Mayo pretends to be a giraffe

Film: An auctioneer at work

Muppets: Guy Smiley hosts “Here is Your Life” to honor a tooth

Cartoon: Typewriter Guy - O is for Owl

Cartoon: The “4” Machine

Film: A wombat scratches its four legs

Scene 3: Olivia and Oscar name some “O” words that they know (including their own names). Olivia lists orange, ostrich, and owl; while Oscar lists obnoxious, ornery, and over (as in “This silly bit is now OVER!”).

Film: A girl and her father ride the bus around town

Cartoon: Z is for Zipper (speech balloon)

Cartoon: Z is for Zig...Zag...Zoom...and Zoo

Muppet/Kid Moment: Herry Monster and John-John count to 20

Film: And now the octopus! (introduction by Luis)

Celebrity: Whitman Mayo pretends to be a lion

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #4

Cartoon: Elephants have four legs

Muppets/Song: The Anything Muppets perform, “Clap Clap”

Scene 4: Grover is sleeping over at Big Bird’s nest, with Maria supervising. Big Bird and Grover aren’t sleepy yet, so Maria tries a few methods to get them to sleep (counting 10 sheep and singing a lullaby), but nothing works on them. Big Bird: “But Maria, why would we want to go to sleep? You’re so good at counting sheep and singing lullabies that we want to hear do you more!” Grover: “Yes, this is entertainment at its finest! Nothing can top this! Eat your heart out, Johnny Carson.”

Film: “Indian Baby Bath” (music by Joe Raposo)

Muppets: At night, Ernie waits for the neighbor upstairs to drop his shoes before falling asleep. This greatly annoys Bert and ultimately causes him to faint.

Cartoon: At night, a man gets annoyed by several loud animals, and he throws them all out of his house. They call him on the telephone to resume making their noises.

Celebrity: Whitman Mayo pretends to be a fish

Film/Song: Henson #4

Cartoon: Sand Z/z

Scene 5: Maria asks Big Bird and Grover to try falling asleep, but they’re still not tired. Maria poses the question about what they would be doing if it wasn’t nighttime. Big Bird says that he’d be drinking a birdseed milkshake and playing with the kids in the courtyard. Grover says that he’d be drawing, and then maybe he’d visit some friends (Maria, Bob, Susan and Gordon, Herry Monster) before going home for dinner and bedtime. As they keep talking, Grover and Big Bird settle down into a deep sleep. Maria kisses Grover, tucks Big Bird’s blanket over his lap, and gives a knowing smile to the camera as she exits the nest area. As Maria walks back to her apartment, the camera zooms out to show a dark, quiet neighborhood. Mr. Hooper quietly announces the sponsors as the nighttime theme plays. SS sign still: Olivia. CTW sign still: Maria.


CAST:
Emilio Delgado as Luis
Will Lee as Mr. Hooper
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Alaina Reed as Olivia
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert, Lefty the Salesman, AMs
Jerry Nelson as the Count, Herry Monster, Herbert Birdsfoot, AMs
Jim Henson as Ernie, Guy Smiley, AMs
 

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Number 263 is a Season 3 outline featuring Big Bird, Oscar, Grover, the Mudman, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Gordon, Susan, David, and Tom! Plus, Ernie bakes a cake for Cookie Monster, Kermit counts Twiddlebugs, and Roosevelt Franklin sings a song about the days of the week.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 263


Season 3: Oscar’s deliveries/The adults miss seeing Mr. Snuffleupagus

Sponsors: P, R, 6


Scene 1: Susan and Gordon welcome the viewer. Together, they introduce a segment about one of today’s sponsors: the letter R.

Muppets: Grover’s “R” lecture

Cartoon: Three men in boxes sound out the word “RUN”

Scene 2: David introduces a song about another sponsor: the letter P.

Muppets/Song: Three Anything Muppet hillbillies sing, “P Is My Favorite Letter”

Cartoon: P is for Pin (speech balloon)

Muppets: Ernie tries to remember to put his basketball away before bed, with Bert’s help. Ernie’s method works early on, but not when Bert wants to go to sleep.

Scene 3: Tom introduces a story about yet another sponsor: the number 6.

Cartoon: The Queen of Six (stop-motion animation by Jim Henson)

Film/Song: Henson #6

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #6

Scene 4: Big Bird hangs up a brown rug to start dusting when Mr. Snuffleupagus comes by to say hello. Big Bird tells Snuffy to stay put while he rounds up his adult friends. Big Bird finds David, Tom, Susan, and Gordon and asks them to come meet Mr. Snuffleupagus, but they’re all busy. David is carrying some boxes to the Fix-It Shop, Tom is serving Susan at Hooper’s Store, and Gordon is cleaning the yard. Meanwhile, Mr. Snuffleupagus gets tired of waiting and goes home.

Cartoon: I thought a thought…about BIG things!

Scene 5: Big Bird takes everyone to his nest to introduce them to Mr. Snuffleupagus, describing him as “large, brown, and furry.” When Gordon opens the door, all that can be seen is Big Bird’s rug hanging on a clothesline. Once again, the adults don’t believe Big Bird’s claim that Snuffy exists.

Film: Footage of birds on land (music by Joe Raposo)

Cartoon: A wizard turns himself into various “R” objects

Film/Song: “Everybody Run”

Muppets: The letters “R,” “U,” and “N” draw near to form the word “RUN.” Some Muppets run in and take the letters away!

Muppet/Kid Moment: Farley asks David to count to 12

Scene 6: Susan and Gordon sing “Rub Your Tummy” with Grover and the kids.

Cartoon: The Story of Solomon Grundy (lesson on days of the week & body parts)

Muppets/Song: Roosevelt Franklin presents the days of the week

Cartoon: The P Story (puppy, policeman, park)

Muppets/Song: Ernie sings, “If I Knew You Were Coming I’d’ve Baked a Cake” while frantically baking a cake for a hungry Cookie Monster

Scene 7: Oscar gets a delivery of six mud jars from the Mudman (played by Jerry Nelson). Oscar has the Mudman count the jars with him to make sure that there are six jars.

Film: Six penguins go down a slide

Cast: Tom (as Superman) attempts to show UP (part 1)

Cartoon: P is for Pin (speech balloon - repeat)

Scene 8: Oscar gets six wilted plants from the florist (a Pumpkin AM played by Frank Oz).

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #6 (repeat)

Film: George the Farmer shows up and down

Cast: Tom (as Superman) attempts to show UP (part 2)

Muppets: Bert and Ernie try to share pizza and grape juice

Film: The Mad Painter #6

Scene 9: Oscar gets six takeout food orders delivered from the local Grouch takeout truck (driven by a Fat Blue AM played by Jerry Nelson).

Cartoon: R is for Radio

Cast: Tom (as Superman) attempts to show UP (with cameo by Bob as the frustrated announcer; part 3)

Film/Song: Henson #6 (repeat)

Muppets: Kermit the Frog adds six Twiddlebugs, who throw a party afterwards

Cartoon: 30 dots (one dot shows up too early)

Scene 10: Oscar gets six complaints from his neighbors (Susan, Gordon, David, Tom, and two kids) about the muddy mess and foul odor from his deliveries. Grover announces the sponsors. SS sign still: Rafael. CTW sign still: Mr. Hooper and Bob.


CAST:
Larry Block as Tom
Northern Calloway as David
Loretta Long as Susan
Bob McGrath as Bob
Matt Robinson as Gordon
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Grover, Bert, Cookie Monster, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Mr. Snuffleupagus, Farley, the Mudman, AMs
Matt Robinson as Roosevelt Franklin (voice only)
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, AMs
 

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Number 264 features Big Bird, Oscar, Biff, Fred the Wonder Horse, Herry Monster, Olivia, Bob, and Mr. Hooper! Plus, Chrissy and the Alphabeats perform "Count It Higher," and Herbert Birdsfoot and Grover demonstrate the sound of the letter M.


Sesame Street Old School Outline 264


Season 10: Olivia’s fear of bees/Fred the Wonder Horse imagines having a job

Sponsors: C, M, 11


Insert/Song: Everyone finds musical instruments scattered all over the sidewalk. Bob and Big Bird encounter Bert, dressed as a drum major and preparing to lead a marching band. Led by Bob, the entire cast performs “Big Brass Band,” demonstrating the instruments found in a marching band.

Cartoon: M is for Moon (animation by Jeff Hale)

Muppets: The Count’s bats go on strike

Cartoon/Song: “It’s a Lovely Eleven Morning” (animation by Bud Luckey)

Film: “Beet Beet, Sugar Beet”

Cartoon: Melvin the Moving Man

Muppets: Ernie and Cookie Monster match pairs of shoes, gloves, and cookies

Scene 1: Olivia walks down the street when she sees a bee and starts screaming. Oscar pops up, demanding an explanation for the racket. Olivia says that she was frightened by a bee, to which Oscar claims that he isn’t scared of bees. Then Oscar says that nothing scares a Grouch. A loud crash proves otherwise, sending Oscar rocketing out of his trash can in terror. Biff approaches: “Sorry about that noise Olivia, me and Sully were just moving some big, heavy ol’ boxes and we dropped them by accident.” Olivia: “Oh Biff, it’s fine with me. But I think you should say sorry to Oscar!” She points over her head to the adjacent tree, where Oscar is shaking and clinging onto the branch.

Cartoon: Pinball Number Count #11

Muppets: Prairie Dawn and Walter explore a haunted house. Walter is scared of the noises, but Prairie isn’t. However, when they see a mouse, Prairie runs away screaming while Walter stays behind to pet the mouse.

Cartoon: Do you know what it’s like to be scared?

Celebrity: The Mummenschanz portray a monkey

Film: A bumblebee buzzes from flower to flower

Cartoon: C is for Cap

Cartoon: C is for Cowboy

Muppets/Song: Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing, “Count It Higher”

Film: Participating in the Special Olympics

Transition: Scanimate kids intro

Scene 2: Olivia and Mr. Hooper discuss their preferred nighttime activities. Olivia likes to go out to parties, while Mr. Hooper would rather stay at home, read the newspaper, and watch television. Then Big Bird enters and learns what they’re talking about. Mr. Hooper: “What do you do at night, Big Bird?” Big Bird: “What else? I sleep!” [Olivia & Hooper exchange looks] Olivia: “I mean...he’s not wrong about that.”

Muppets: Herbert Birdsfoot prepares his “M” story when Grover shows up making “MMM” sounds. Herbert taps Grover to make the “MMM” sound whenever he says an M word. Afterwards, Herbert discovers that Grover’s mouth is stuck because he was eating peanut butter, so he pries Grover’s mouth open.

Cartoon: Typewriter Guy - M is for Magic

Celebrity: The Mummenschanz portray a clam

Cartoon: A man is afraid of only one thing: FEAR!

Muppets/Song: Ernie asks Bert, “Do You Like Me?”

Film: A mailman delivers mail on horseback

Scene 3: Fred the Wonder Horse comments on the previous segment. He wonders what it would be like to have a job as a mail horse...or a firefighter horse...or a doctor horse. Bob breaks the news to Fred that most firefighters and doctors don’t need the services of a horse. But he mentions a local ad listing for a carriage horse in Central Park, which Fred takes an interest in.

Cartoon: Today’s secret drawing is a mailman

Muppets: Harvey Kneeslapper’s “C” trick

Cartoon: A man gets a letter C in the mail

Film: The Mad Painter #11

Muppets: Kermit helps Don Music write “Mary Had a Bicycle”

Cartoon: A lost boy meets the Yo-Yo Master

Cast/Song: Gordon sings, “Let Your Feelings Show”

Film: A panda scratches an itch

Cartoon: The M Who Came to Dinner

Celebrity: The Mummenschanz portray a fly

Muppets: Ernie works out to an exercise program on the radio. Bert wants to listen to the Pigeon News on the radio, but Ernie convinces him to do some exercising instead.

Cartoon: 30 dots (perfect take)

Scene 4: Herry Monster leads Big Bird, Bob, Olivia, and the kids in a simple exercise routine involving toe touches, arm stretches, and jumping jacks. Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors. SS sign still: Susan. CTW sign still: Luis.


CAST:
Linda Bove as Linda
Northern Calloway as David
Emilio Delgado as Luis
Will Lee as Mr. Hooper
Loretta Long as Susan
Sonia Manzano as Maria
Bob McGrath as Bob
Roscoe Orman as Gordon
Alaina Reed as Olivia
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Bert, Cookie Monster, Grover, Harvey Kneeslapper, AMs
Jerry Nelson as the Count, Biff, Herbert Birdsfoot, Herry Monster, Fred the Wonder Horse, AMs
Richard Hunt as Don Music, AMs
Fran Brill as Prairie Dawn
Christopher Cerf as Chrissy (voice only)
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, AMs
 

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Number 265 features Big Bird, Oscar, Grover, Cookie Monster, Bob, Susan, and Hal Miller as Gordon! Plus, Ernie bother Bert with his radio, Farley visits the hat shop, and two Muppet insects sing "Inchworm."


Sesame Street Old School Outline 265


Season 4: Cookie Monster schemes to get cookies/The cast shows loud and quiet

Sponsors: D, K, 2


Scene 1: Bob shows the kids an animal that starts with D: a dalmatian.

Film: Things that start with the letter D

Cartoon: D is for Dog (speech balloon)

Scene 2: Bob shows the kids an animal that starts with K: a kitten.

Cartoon: A kitten is knittin’ a kerchief, and a polka-dot mitten

Cartoon: K is for Ketchup, Keyhole, Kite…

Muppets: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K

Scene 3: Cookie Monster sees a plate of cookies resting on Susan’s windowsill. He devises some silly plans to get the cookies (using a pogo stick and flying in a hot air balloon), but he realizes none of his ideas are practical. Susan comes to the window and tells Cookie that she baked the plate of cookies for him! When Susan comes out with the plate, Cookie Monster devours the cookies: “Me LOVE it when plans work out!”

Film/Song: Henson #2

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #2

Film/Song: “I Am a Letter” (a letter’s journey through the postal service)

Muppets: Herry Monster tells Grover his alphabet secret, which Grover quickly passes on to other monsters

Scene 4: Big Bird recites a poem about the alphabet:
“Oh, the alphabet has 26 special parts
That we all really know by heart.
You might know them as the ABCs,
But don’t forget the other letters, please.
We use these letters to read and write,
We use them every day and night.
So think of the alphabet letter by letter,
And your day will soon get a whole lot better!”

Film: Alphabet in the city (music by Joe Raposo)

Muppets: Bert is frustrated with Ernie for playing the radio too loud. Bert loses his temper and begins yelling, so Ernie pulls the volume knob off of the radio and plugs it into Bert to quiet him down.

Cartoon: K is for Kite

Cartoon: K is for Kiss

Muppets: Guy Smiley hosts “What’s My Part” with a foot as the mystery guest (featuring Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic, and Professor Hastings)

Scene 5: Oscar is searching for a lost pair of galoshes. Grover offers to help, but he keeps bringing the wrong items (a pair of mittens, and a pair of sunglasses, and a pair of earrings). Then Gordon walks by with an old pair of galoshes that he doesn’t need anymore. Oscar asks to have them, and Gordon gives them to him.

Cartoon/Song: “Daddy Dear”

Muppets: Sesame Street Sports - Kermit covers a race between the Tortoise and the Hare

Cartoon: D is for Dart

Cast: Mr. Hooper, Susan, Bob, and a kid named Brian cooperate to set the table

Film: A starfish

Cartoon/Song: Country Fiddler #2 - Toucan Two-Step (by Bud Luckey)

Muppets: Grover tries to talk about loud and quiet in the library

Film: George the Farmer shows loud and quiet

Scene 6: Gordon and Susan play “One of These Things” with three D’s and a number 2 on the board.

Film: The Mad Painter #2

Cartoon: K is for Key (speech balloon)

Muppets: Farley goes to the hat shop

Cartoon: A kitten is knittin’ a kerchief, and a polka-dot mitten (repeat)

Scene 7: The cast shows the difference between loud and quiet. One kid reads a book while the others play basketball. Susan hums, while Big Bird sings loudly. Gordon sips from a glass of water, while Cookie Monster ravenously eats a box of cookies. Bob whispers, but Oscar yells at him: “Bob, why are you talking SO QUIET? You gotta talk LOUDER if you want anybody to hear your silly voice!”

Muppets: Ernie over-plans for his trip to Hooper’s Store (to Bert’s exasperation)

Film: A walrus (music by Joe Raposo)

Cartoon: A construction worker shows a building full of “D” items

Cartoon: Jazz Spies #2 (repeat)

Film: Close-up footage of an apple tree (piano soundtrack)

Muppets/Song: “Inchworm”

Scene 8: The kids play in the arbor area as Grover announces the sponsors. SS sign still: David. CTW sign still: Big Bird.


CAST:
Will Lee as Mr. Hooper
Loretta Long as Susan
Bob McGrath as Bob
Hal Miller as Gordon
Caroll Spinney as Big Bird and Oscar

JIM HENSON’S MUPPETS:
Frank Oz as Cookie Monster, Grover, Bert, Professor Hastings, AMs
Jerry Nelson as Herry Monster, Farley, AMs
Fran Brill as AMs
Jim Henson as Ernie, Kermit, Guy Smiley, AMs
 
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