Sesame Street
Air date December 13, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors L, O, 4
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 On the roof of 123 Sesame Street, Bob and Jessica see Alphabet Bates parachute down from his airplane. He draws onscreen the letter he was going to write in the sky - the letter O. When his plane circles back, he rises back into the skies.
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets Ernie tries to count his balloons. The balloons are arranged in a circle, so he continues counting around the circle, and counts some of them twice. Grover has a solution -- he pops each of the balloons as he counts them.
(First: Episode 0133)
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
George ontopof
Film George the Farmer shows on top of.
(First: Episode 0242)
Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
Muppets Sesame Street pageants: Prairie Dawn directs the cast in a pageant about the face. Ernie talks about eyes, Cookie Monster talks about the mouth, Bert and Grover talk about ears, and Herry Monster talks about the nose. At the end of the pageant, they assemble a picture of a face.
(First: Episode 0711)
SCENE 2 Willy asks Big Bird to watch over his hot dog stand for a bit and shows the bird how to make a hot dog. When Willy returns, he finds Big Bird has made several dozen hot dogs, just not for any customers.
Cartoon A man discovers the letter O has fallen off a HOTEL sign.
(First: Episode 1114)
Song "Fireman Ready to Go"
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1266)
Muppets The Martians discover a radio. They tune into three different styles of music, none of which they like. Then they tune into some static, which they start joyfully dancing to.
Cartoon The Typewriter: O for Owl
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0837)
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
SCENE 3 Oscar cries out for help, claiming to have been robbed. He points Luis and the kids to an over-turned can beside him and a trail of trash leading away from it. They all follow the trail to the other side of 123 Sesame Street and find Barkley is responsible. "I always knew he had a little Grouch in him," Oscar reacts.
Cartoon "Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0771)
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
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)
Animation Sand O/o
(First: Episode 0621)
Animation A man plays a memory game using cards.
(First: Episode 1232)
Insert Maria sings "Scream."
(First: Episode 1018)
Cartoon A spring bounces under and over animals.
(First: Episode 1236)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Rosey Grier phonebooth
Celebrity Rosey Grier and a kid both enter phone booths and with their unique sizes, they each help the other retrieve their dropped dime.
(First: Episode 0886)
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: With Kermit's help, Don Music manages to rewrite "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" as "Drive, drive, drive your car."
(First: Episode 0897)
SCENE 4 Olivia and Luis find Oscar preparing for his role in the Grouch Olympics, taking place in his trash can. He darts down to participate in the pole vault event. He flies up and out of his can, then re-enters and bounces around. He proudly declares he's broken a record, as well as many pieces of furniture.
Film "Hey, let's make a road!" Kids do so at the beach, while a construction crew does the real thing.
(First: Episode 0295)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Film Footage of a rattlesnake
(EKA: Episode 0294)
SCENE 5 Big Bird is ready for his nap, but discovers Barkley is already situated in his nest, fast asleep. Big Bird tries to share the space, but Barkley takes up too much room. He gets an idea of getting something to eat for the dog from Hooper's Store. Upon hearing the word "eat," Barkley perks right up and starts begging.
Cartoon L for Lion
(First: Episode 0798)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie declares that he's "the world's greatest counter of numbers". To prove it, he counts from 1 to 10, but every time Bert interrupts him, Ernie starts over again. This slowly drives Bert crazy.
(First: Episode 0107)
Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
SCENE 6 Big Bird and Barkley share the nest and take a nap together.

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