Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird's noise pollution / Oscar's frammis
repeat of 0840
Air date February 3, 1978
Season Season 9 (1977-1978)
Sponsors C, U, 2
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Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 Maria sings "Snow".
Updownbrothersister
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0693)
Kerm-grover-updown
Muppets Kermit has Grover help him demonstrate up and down by having Grover climb UP a sky-high flight of stairs -- while Kermit takes the elevator to the top. Exhausted, Grover faints and rolls DOWN the staircase.
(First: Episode 0693)
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
Shoerepair
Film The shoe repairman
(First: Episode 0987)
SSToon-MaleProfile
Cartoon The profile of a man's face morphs into different faces to the sounds of a Moog synthesizer.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0642)
Sign.CLOSED
Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(First: Episode 0955)
Clip
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird yells to Gordon outside 123 Sesame Street; they're going to be late for their meeting. Maria tells him to use the doorbell instead of making so much noise. He has trouble finding it, so continues shouting. Maria asks what all the yelling is about and where he and Gordon are going. Big Bird says they have a meeting to discuss how to stop all the neighborhood noise pollution.
Typewriterguy
Cartoon The Typewriter: C for Cat
(First: Episode 0779)
Filmsheepdog
Film Sheep dog
(First: Episode 1056)
2341g
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 1: WET.
(First: Episode 0473)
1095o
Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
2341i
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 2: SET.
(First: Episode 0473)
Twostep
Cartoon The Country Fiddler — The Two-Step
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
2341k
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot and the "ET" family, part 3: MET.
(First: Episode 0473)
Notababy
Song "I'm Not a Baby Anymore"
(First: Episode 0652)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Luis plays "One of These Things" outside the Fix-It Shop with a table knife, hand saw, and an ax.
BiffSullyAbcs
Muppets Biff asks Sully to recite the alphabet, but recites the whole thing without giving him a chance to speak.
(First: Episode 0873)
1451-Roof
Animation A roof finds its way to the top of a house.
(First: Episode 0505)
WetPaint-Billboard
Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(First: Episode 1036)
Noimage
Cast David sings "Wet Paint" as Gordon and Maria ignore the WET PAINT signs around them.
(First: Episode 0927)
1095m
Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
0573e
Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(First: Episode 0089)
1095l
Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
Piggy-sesame
Muppets Toothy, a pair of teeth, visits the talent agency to find a partner to help him "shine." A washcloth auditions, but a toothbrush ultimately gets the job.
1257-5
Cartoon 5s go through a space-shredder and produce 5 objects.
(EKA: Episode 0864)
Noimage
SCENE 4 When Gordon cuts through Big Bird's nest area, Big Bird calls him Luis and immediately identifies his mistake. He finds it funny how things wound up with the names they have, and supposes that some things could have been named any number of words. For example, Big Bird's mom could have called him Sweet Patootie, a nest could be called a dumdeedingle, and books could be called tomatoes. When Maria enters and asks who wants some apples, Gordon says he does, but posits that "Sweet Patootie's going to sit in his dumdeedingle and read his tomato".
Updowncartoonman
Cartoon A man demonstrates "up" and "down".
(First: Episode 0276)
Gymnast up down
Film A gymnast illustrates 'up' and 'down.'
(EKA: Episode 0596)
1736h
Cartoon Boy and the UP balloons
(First: Episode 0364)
RF-DaysOfTheWeek
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin shows that he knows the "Days of the Week".
(First: Episode 0107)
3087.redgreenmonster
Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
Film.Birdseat
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
Pinball 02
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #2
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0987)
Songofthecount
Muppets The Count sings "The Song of the Count."
(First: Episode 0469)
1220-Tools
Cartoon A hammer and chisel cooperate to carve a triangle out of wood, which a pencil uses to draw some.
(EKA: Episode 0932)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Oscar the Grouch is frustratedly working on a contraption when Luis and Gordon stop by. Oscar explains he's trying to put together this left-handed frammis with corrugated valves. Gordon and Luis look over the instructions and deduce that they make no sense and the frammis serves no purpose. When they ask why he keeps bothering with it, Oscar says he paid good money for the kit and he hasn't been this angry since he fell in a hole and broke his foot. "I bet I never get this stupid thing together. I love it."
1396j
Cartoon A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(First: Episode 0416)
Painter2
Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U-Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
Dots5
Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCEEN 6 Goodbye


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