Sesame Street
Air date December 17, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors P, Q, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Mr. Macintosh wheels his cart on the block and sings "A Singy Kind of Song."
Cartoon A boy imagines multiple uses for his broom.
(First: Episode 0784)
Muppets Farley explains things one can do with their mind - he plans on going to the door, he imagines who's knocking at it, he remembers it's not his mother and he hopes there's not a scary monster at the door. Herry Monster surprises him by bursting through the door, frightening Farley away. Herry's sorry Farley ran away; he wanted to play.
(First: Episode 0180)
Filmfair q
Cartoon A duck sings about all the reasons why q should be remembered.
(First: Episode 0789)
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
Cartoon Imagination Train (0:16)
(EKA: Episode 0916)
Film Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
(First: Episode 0984)
Cartoon A pirate has his mate dig for treasure, which is buried between two trees. The mate doesn't know what between means. He finally gets the message, but a parrot makes off with the treasure.
(First: Episode 0779)
SCENE 2 Oscar instructs David how to make a Grouch combination sandwich, which contains such fillings as ham, chocolate chip cookies and a pickle. David can't believe Oscar would eat such a thing, but Oscar counters that he won't - the sandwich is for David to have.
Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry & John-John observe a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0571)
Film A group of Hispanic children pick members for their baseball team. A new kid, Ramon, joins them.
(First: Episode 0440)
Muppets Outside his castle, The Count asks The Countess Natasha to marry him. He counts her replies, all of which are "no."
(First: Episode 1015)
Cartoon Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
(First: Episode 0675)
SCENE 3 Barkley sleeps out in the yard. Bob and Susan pass by and intend to take him to the park when he wakes up and has plenty of energy. Once they leave, Barkley perks up and runs him ragged chasing his own tail. Bob and Susan return to find Barkley still sleeping and wonder why he'd be tired after doing nothing all day.
Muppets "I'm Between"
(First: Episode 1233)
Cartoon Cars WALK.
(First: Episode 0556)
Film The WALK sign flashes in a montage of people (and even dogs) walking in the city.
(First: Episode 0498)
Cartoon On a musical theater stage, teeth dance as they're flossed and brushed.
(EKA: Episode 1107)
Muppets Kermit and Grover draw a Q on-screen.
(First: Episode 0493)
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1176)
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)
Fonz Richie Brush Teeth
Celebrity Richie Cunningham sees Fonzie brushing his teeth, even though he hadn't eaten anything. Fonzie explains to Richie the importance of dental care, and then gives Richie a toothbrush of his own.
(First: Episode 1185)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Cartoon Hats
(First: Episode 0773)
SCENE 4 Linda is feeling grouchy today, to Oscar's delight. Together, the two sing "The Grouch Hello Song."
Cartoon A girl uses her paint-by-the-numbers set to find an elephant in her picture.
(First: Episode 0510)
Elephant film
Film Elephants (African percussion soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0389)
Pinball 07 Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
Cast David, Luis and Maria illustrate between while ballet dancing.
(First: Episode 1223)
Cartoon Jazz #7
(First: Episode 0136)
Film A gymnast demonstrates "between."
(EKA: Episode 0573)
Cartoon Uncle Ned likes to make a "Twenty Pickle Pie."
(First: Episode 1244)
SCENE 5 Linda joins today's Grouchketeer meeting and teaches the kids some grouchy signs.
Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(First: Episode 0452)
Ernie Lallaby Bert
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is having trouble getting to sleep. Ernie suggests singing a lullaby to him. He sings one to the tune of "Brahms' Lullaby" and Bert falls into a deep peaceful sleep. Ernie tells Bert to wake up now; it's Ernie's turn to go to sleep, so it's Bert's turn to sing a lullaby now.
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
Cartoon What if my hair were grass?
(First: Episode 0514)
Celebrity The Mummenschanz play a clam who gets onto a box, then eats an object.
(First: Episode 1108)
Typewriter P
Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
Song "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons.
(First: Episode 0556)
Cartoon A boy builds a house out of blocks, and when the girl builds a Victorian house, the boy calls her a copycat.
(First: Episode 0780)
SCENE 6 Alphabet Bates drops from the sky and draws today's sponsors onscreen.

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