Sesame Street
Plot A freezing cold day on Sesame Street
Air date December 4, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors G, H, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria comes outside on a very cold day. Oscar enjoys cold weather like this because it means everyone stays inside and he can be left alone.
ScanimateH
Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
CMT
Muppets The Amazing Mumford waves his magic wand over a transparent glass cookie jar and makes the jar become full of cookies and then empty (over and over) as an anxious Cookie Monster watches.
(First: Episode 0287)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Shalom6-12
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
OneWaysong
Muppets A greaser sings about his relationship that was almost ruined by a "One Way" sign.
(First: Episode 0973)
Film-BroccoliCU
Film Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird comes into the Fix-It Shop with Barkley. Big Bird shows Luis Barkley's water dish, which has been frozen solid. Luis sets it on the radiator to thaw it out. Once the ice melts back into water, Big Bird takes it back outside, not realizing what will happen again.
6redballs
Animation Counting 6 red balls
(EKA: Episode 0302)
Monstersgrowup
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, doing a "slow-breaking human interest story," asks monsters at a day care center what they want to be when they grow up, and every time they tell him, he rewards them with a cookie. Cookie Monster, posing as a baby ("Cry cry cry, sniffle sniffle sniffle"), claims he wants to be an orthodontist. However, Kermit gets wise to his scheme, and instead rewards him with a wind-up toy bridge of false teeth.
TSD.Astronaut.blue
Animation Today's Secret Drawing is an astronaut.
(EKA: Episode 0272)
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SCENE 2 cont'd Big Bird returns to the shop, showing that the water has indeed frozen again.
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Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
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Celebrity Mummenschanz: The Blob (3:30)
(First: Episode 1115)
FullChickens
Cartoon Three chickens eat grain, and become full, fuller and fullest.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0506)
Noimage
Film Puzzle - Body Parts (2:52)
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Cast A small car pulls up in a limbo space. A voiceover points out that the car is full. Some of the cast exits and the voice assumes the car is empty, until more and more people (including Big Bird and even Mr. Snuffleupagus) exit from the car.
(First: Episode 1296)
1091-18
Film Empty / full cafeteria (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0415)
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SCENE 3 Bruno the Trashman brings Oscar out from the cold into Hooper's Store to warm up with some soup, which Oscar doesn't want at all. David encourages him to try something new and reads off the many types of soup they have to offer. Oscar orders all the varieties of soup, but all mixed together.
EB.BertsFace
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert to stand still in front of the camera so that he can "trace" Bert's face on the screen.
(First: Episode 0536)
2205-Cake
Film A baker decorates a birthday cake to a jazz percussion beat.
(First: Episode 1172)
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Muppets Anything Muppet kids and upside-down 8
(First: Episode 0282)
EmptyFullClassroom
Film Empty / full classroom (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0475)
Cookie.schoolsign.pt2
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster shows David a SCHOOL sign.
(First: Episode 0379)
1706f
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
1095s
Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
Grovershadow
Muppets Grover sees his shadow follow him around, and thinks it's a person following him. However, Herbert Birdsfoot explains what a shadow is.
(First: Episode 0221)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird stares at his roller skates, lamenting how nobody would want to go skating with him on such a cold day. As he emerges from his nest area, he find everyone on skates.
TVMonkeys
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(First: Episode 0762)
1885-CU
Film Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
(First: Episode 0368)
Hathosehook
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE, and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1204)
SchoolRoom
Film In stop-motion, assorted furniture places themselves in a classroom.
(First: Episode 0647)
Haroldhoward
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
EB.usesofwater
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie keeps taking glasses of water outside the apartment. Bert thinks of possible uses Ernie could have for this water. As it turns out, the kitchen faucet is broken, and Ernie's trying to get rid of the water before the apartment floods.
(First: Episode 0425)
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SCENE 5 Bob puts on some disco music as everyone skates around the yard. David wishes he could skate as well as the others, who help him out. They hold on to him as he takes his first few rolls. He feels he's gotten the hang of it and rolls off without their help, then crashes.
2125u
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Film-Geese
Film Geese and their goslings swim in the water.
(First: Episode 0388)
2073r
Cartoon The man is only afraid of one thing: FEAR.
(First: Episode 0816)
Boblindaluish
Cast Bob, Linda and Luis assemble a lowercase h.
(First: Episode 1056)
0926e
Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch, Hold, Feel."
(First: Episode 0504)
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SCENE 6 Everyone continues skating as Luis announces the sponsors.


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