Sesame Street
Plot Oscar trains kids to be Grouches.
Air date December 8, 1975
Season Season 7 (1975-1976)
Sponsors R, V, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • Oscar the Grouch decides to train some kids to be Grouches. The kids have a lot of fun yelling, which makes Oscar happy. Now there's more than one nasty guy around.
  • David pours water in a glass that's as big as Big Bird. The water level is higher than part of Big Bird's body.
  • Big Bird plans to plant lettuce using a file cabinet to break the sidewalk to find dirt, a hat to carry away the concrete pieces, and a shoe to water the lettuce.
  • David and Maria can't find each other at the park, because when one is above the bridge, the other is below, and vice versa. They finally find each other. (EKA: Episode 0677)
  • At Hooper's Store, Big Bird wants to make sure that Maria isn't disturbed while she's studying. He starts putting utensils away so she can have all the time she needs to study -- but he gets confused, and doesn't know where the utensils go.
  • Maria and David are about to start a ping-pong game, but David doesn't have a paddle. After holding several different types of sports equipment in its place, he finally gets the correct one. Once the problem is solved, Maria and David realize they don't have a ping-pong ball. Dozens of balls then fall on them. (EKA: Episode 0677)
  • Cartoon: "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes. (First: Episode 0060)
  • Cartoon: AMOR, amor, amor ... amoramor ... amoramor
  • Film: As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
  • Cartoon: After a kid sees a jumble of shapes, he tells his father about it. The father finds a way to turn the stuff into a cart and tells his son, who remembers to assemble it. (EKA: Episode 0231)

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