Sesame Street
Air date December 21, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors S, T, 10
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob and Big Bird prepare to make a bookcase together. Big Bird has brought some bandages for the job, citing how clumsy Bob can be. Bob denies this, then accidentally hammers his finger, twice. He manages to hit the nail successfully the next time, then drops the hammer on his foot.
Cartoon A hand makes an ocean landscape, then turns it into a bustling city, which surprises a scuba diver.
(EKA: Episode 1080)

Muppets Ernie & Bert — When Bert can't sleep, Ernie suggests that he imagine himself doing something he likes. Since Bert likes ice skating, he imagines himself doing so. A full-bodied version of Bert is used in the ice skating sequence, in a clip from the Ice Follies show.
(First: Episode 0796)
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Cartoon A man talks about the capital T, but the top line slides down, forming a lowercase one. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0324)
SCENE 2 Oscar's niece Irving wears a T-shirt and Oscar names various T words. Irving starts demonstrating a few, such as temper tantrum and tears.
Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Young George Washington
(First: Episode 0916)
SCENE 2 cont'd Irving now has a Superman-style S shirt on, inspiring Oscar to name several S words.
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Muppets / Cast Maria and David help Grover understand that there can refer to anyplace that you are not, no matter how far away you may be.
(First: Episode 0885)
Film A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here and there. (edited)
(First: Episode 0111)
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
0316 giraffes
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: a herd of giraffes move their way through a field.
(EKA: Episode 0316)
SCENE 3 Susan sings "Everything Changes" to Melinda.
Muppets Both heads of the Two-Headed Monster surprise each other with cakes.
Maria desert agua 01
Cast Desert Agua, part 1: Maria drags herself across the sands of a limbo desert until she comes to a soda fountain staffed by David. She weakly asks for aqua, but David doesn't understand the word leaving Maria to pantomime various clues that mean water. David interprets that she's asking for a telescope, an umbrella, a muffler, and a rubber duckie to take a bath with. Maria slaps her head in frustration.
(First: Episode 0928)
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
Maria desert agua 02
Cast Desert Agua, part 2: The props are stacking up as Maria continues to pantomime her plea for water while David guesses that she's asking for slippers, a snorkel, and a fish.
(First: Episode 0928)
Cartoon T es para telefono
(First: Episode 0362)
Maria desert agua 03
Cast Desert Agua, part 3: David and Maria have been at this for years now, and are showing their old age. Many, many items have piled up as David guesses Maria is asking for a shovel and pail, a live skunk, and a boat. David says he needs a break from 86 years of guessing, and drinks a glass of water. Maria goes crazy over the beverage, so David offers her some. Maria refreshed, David asks to continue guessing what agua means.
(First: Episode 0928)
Cartoon A man uses a wheelbarrow to carry blocks needed to make a staircase.
Artist: Tom Gabbay
SCENE 4 Oscar poses as a carnival barker, calling out for people to see "The Angry Man." Luis reluctantly pays him a nickel and peeks through the curtains - there's nobody there. Luis starts fuming and Oscar presents him with a mirror, showing him the real angry man.
Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. Bert is dismissive of the chain's magic properties. And yet, when Bert asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
(First: Episode 0617)
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Film The Mad Painter #10.
(First: Episode 0328)
Cartoon Two cowboy rattlesnakes discuss the difference between here and there, while trying to avoid a sneezing rabbit.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Kids build scooter
Insert A group of children put together a scooter following a model.
(First: Episode 0922)
SCENE 5 Big Bird plays "Giant Steps" with the kids.
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
Celebrity Richie Havens sings "Here Comes the Sun."
(First: Episode 0777)
Cartoon "Five Bears in the Bed" get subtracted as they fall off the bed.
(First: Episode 1231)
Film Kids narrate a film of baby eagles getting fed.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0501)
Cartoon S is for snow, Santa, and sleigh.
(First: Episode 0134)
Dot Bridge 03 early
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 6 Barkley sees everyone going home for the night, leaving him all alone on the block. He begins to howl until Susan lets him inside.

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