Sesame Street
Maria sunbathes
Air date December 25, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors V, W, 12
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird has some items set out - a bench, stool, chair and shopping cart - and asks the kids to find which one doesn't belong. The kids correctly guess the shopping cart. They each sit on the other items, while Big Bird takes the cart to go shopping at Hooper's Store.
Cartoon Can you think of words that rhyme with BALL? (voice of Daws Butler).
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock tries to figure out why there is a mess outside. He speculates that the Twiddlebugs made a mess after a Twiddlebug dance.
(First: Episode 0178)
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
Film Counting the circus clowns
(First: Episode 0501)
Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
(First: Episode 0311)
David Charmer 12
Cast David charms a 1 and a 2 out of their baskets to form a 12.
(First: Episode 0504)
Film A girl explains her life in a motor home.
(First: Episode 1235)
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
Muppets Marshal Grover tries mounting Fred the Wonder Horse using a "run and jump" technique. But every time he gets close, Fred moves away from him, causing onlookers in the saloon to laugh at them. Fred finally explains that he doesn't appreciate the act, as it hurts his back. Grover promises never to run and jump onto his back again, and asks him to roll over so he may do so on his belly.
(First: Episode 0825)
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
The Fonz - W
Celebrity The Fonz walks out of the "Guys" room and points to the "W" flag, reminding him of a W word he forgot before leaving the bathroom...
(First: Episode 1182)
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
SCENE 2 Big Bird, Maria and the kids introduce themselves as "YO." Together, they are "NOSOTROS."
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
Cast Basket Pixilation (1:15)
(First: Episode 0753)
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(First: Episode 0353)
Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
(First: Episode 0782)
Edgar Kendricks body part song
Celebrity Edgar Kendricks sings a song about body parts.
(First: Episode 0897)
Song Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
SCENE 3 Maria goes to the rooftop of 123 Sesame Street to sunbathe in peace, but Barkley comes bounding up after her. She tries to keep him away from her, but he comes right back and falls asleep over her. She quietly removes herself and moves away from the sleeping dog, resting against the wall.
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
1552 Tomato Field
Film Tomato Field Revised #2 (0:42)
(First: Episode 0302)
Cartoon Five Purple Konkers
(First: Episode 0775)
Film Things in a kitchen become CLOSED.
Film Stacy gets an examination at the eye doctor's and receives a new pair of glasses.
(First: Episode 1129)
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1170)
Muppets Ernie asks Bert "Do You Like Me?"
(First: Episode 1234)
SCENE 4 Big Bird comes up on the roof so Maria can help him understand subtraction. He counts the three of them on the roof and subtracts Barkley, then himself. Maria is pleased to see the lesson has given her the peace and quiet she desired.
Cartoon Lazy Wanda's knees converse with each other.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1075)

Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
Cartoon It's a circle!
(First: Episode 0550)
Song "Beet Beet, Sugar Beet."
(First: Episode 1171)
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0244)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Marlena observe their knees.
(First: Episode 1162)
Transition Bricks are laid on a wall.
(EKA: Episode 0560)
SCENE 5 Maria relaxes on the roof, but quickly becomes bored and calls Barkley and Big Bird to come back up.

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