Sesame Street
Air date January 2, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors G, P, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Olivia takes some action shots of Barkley. Big Bird comes by with his own camera, wishing to be a photographer too someday. Olivia promises he can take some pictures of her when she's through, but Big Bird keeps talking and interrupting the process. Big Bird decides to give up this dream, claiming people would be constantly getting in his way.
Cartoon A photographer shows off his first picture of cows, his next picture of ducks, and his last picture of a pig.
(First: Episode 1245)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Cookie Monster and Genelle say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Grover the lumberjack thinks he is the first to arrive for supper, but he gets trampled by a gang of French-Canadian lumberjacks who get to the food table before he has a chance to get his snow boots off. By the time he finally gets them off, a grizzly bear grabs the last plate of food.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Luis and Buffy sing "Clap a Song Along" with the kids.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Christopher Columbus before he begins his voyage to discover America. Kermit tries to tell him that the third ship is tied to the dock, but it's too late -- the dock breaks free, and takes Kermit along with the ship.
(First: Episode 0578)
Cartoon The Ringmaster introduces seven swimming seals.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1312)
Insert Various things in a kitchen become CERRADO. (Luis voice-over)
Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
(First: Episode 0358)
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
SCENE 3 Big Bird gives cards to Olivia, David, Buffy and Sheldon. Each card has a letter that makes the word OPEN. He assembles them all in the yard as they put the word together. Big Bird then opens the garage doors, revealing Barkley inside.
Muppets Ernie tells the viewer to watch and listen for Cookie Monster, so he won't take the cookie which Ernie just got from Hooper's Store. Ernie encounters a machine that reads "Your Fortune Told. Insert One Cookie." Not realizing that Cookie Monster is inside the machine, he inserts the cookie. Some munching noises are heard, and a card comes out that says, "You will soon be kissed by a grateful Cookie Monster."
(First: Episode 0756)
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(First: Episode 1244)
Cast Linda shows a boy how to sign the word OPEN.
(First: Episode 1058)
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Muppets The Count counts seven flowers, and then explains that he loves to count flowers because then he gets to count sneezes.
(First: Episode 0433)
Film Marching band forms a square.
(First: Episode 0514)
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(First: Episode 1301)
Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
SCENE 4 David follows the sound of loud square dance music to Oscar's trash can. Inside, Oscar is throwing a square dance - where squares are the dancers.
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)
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
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Cast Maria, dressed as conductor Hubert von Carryoff, instructs David, Luis and Gordon in a performance of "Concerto for Cigar Box, Washtub and Jug". David should play first, Luis should play next, and Gordon should play last.
(First: Episode 1222)
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie makes a mess of the apartment in order to find a note he wrote to Bert.
(First: Episode 0255)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 5 Mr. Macintosh asks Big Bird and his monster pal to watch his cart while he makes a phone call, telling them they can help themselves to some fruit. Big Bird points out the different fruits to the monster, who eats one of each until he starts to feel ill. He faints when Big Bird points out the vegetables the cart has to offer.
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(First: Episode 1111)
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Song "Fall Song"
(First: Episode 1286)
SCENE 6 Before heading off to bed, Big Bird remembers all the things that happened today on Sesame Street.

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