Sesame Street
Air date December 31, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors B, Z, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Buffy leaves Cody in Gordon's care while she runs some errands. He and Cody head over to the yard to do some finger painting; Gordon tells Cody not to be too messy. After Gordon dips his fingers in the paint, a bug buzzes around and lands on parts of his head. He tries to bat it away, getting paint all over himself.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
Toon differentmes
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(EKA: Episode 0831)
Richard Pryor shares Strawberries on Sesame Street
Celebrity Richard Pryor sits on a park bench with a basket of strawberries; a kid wants him to share them.
(First: Episode 1141)
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Film A boy and his dad build a bookshelf out of wood.
(First: Episode 1029)
Insert Mr. Hooper is going to a discotheque with a friend; Olivia gives him dance lessons before he goes.
(First: Episode 1075)
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(First: Episode 0829)
Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(First: Episode 0398)

Film "Noises"
A boy named Chris uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including construction equipment, a baby crying, people coughing and sneezing, a car honking, a telephone, and a typewriter. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
SCENE 2 Buffy returns to find Gordon and Cody reading a storybook. Gordon says that Cody asked for a particular story, "Nicosis and Wapoose," which he isn't familiar with. Buffy tells him it's an Indian fairy tale and she and Cody act it out for him.
Muppets Kermit sings "A Song from Kermit."
(First: Episode 0992)
Film Kids ride horses.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0541)
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1017)
Film Through close-ups, children identify mushrooms.
(First: Episode 0357)
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
Little Bird next to Cookie Monster
Muppets Little Bird explains "next to". Then Cookie Monster cuddles up next to Little Bird.
(First: Episode 0167)
Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house, and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(First: Episode 0782)
SCENE 3 Maria is about to asks a favor of Oscar, who responds, "Mañana" (the Spanish word for "tomorrow"). Oscar hopes she'll come back tomorrow, only for him to say it again and keep the process going. Maria prefers the word "Hoy" (today) and sings a song about it.
Cartoon A red PELI and an explosive green GRO form the word PELIGRO.
(First: Episode 0787)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you know where I wanna be?" The man says he doesn't know. Harvey says, "I wanna B -- right here!" and slaps a letter B on the man's sweater. Harvey runs off, laughing.
(First: Episode 0277)
Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT educates the two on how mirrors work.
(First: Episode 1173)
Cast Bob and Mr. Hooper have a dispute over using a sole coat hanger for their coats. They eventually cooperate and put both their coats on the one hanger.
(First: Episode 0282)
Film Several people help a man when his car is stuck in the mud.
(First: Episode 0619)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
Cartoon Kids narrate a Letter 'Z' Drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
SCENE 4 Susan brings her measuring tape over to Gordon to get his measurements for a sweater she's making. As she measures, Barkley bats at the tape, thinking it's a toy. She tells him to play with something else and he makes off with the notepad she wrote the measurements down in.
Film The walrus
(First: Episode 0296)
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Loren demonstrate loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0432)
Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
Muppets The Count hires Ernie to answer his phone so that he won't be bothered with calls while he is counting. However, when the phone rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and won't let Ernie pick up the phone until it's too late. "I told you it wouldn't be easy," the Count explains.
(First: Episode 0539)
Film "I'm Your Friend," with film of kids playing.
SCENE 5 Buffy plays the closing theme on guitar.

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