Sesame Street
Air date January 3, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors E, U, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David feels hungry and makes himself a nice, big sandwich. After he sets it out, Maria comes by and, not realizing it belongs to him, starts snacking on it. David starts making himself a bigger sandwich, which is similarly eaten by Bob. He finally prepares the biggest sandwich of all, when Luis comes in and tells him that Mrs. Williams needs some milk delivered for her baby. As David reluctantly heads out, Luis assures David that he'll finish the sandwich for him.
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Film Footage of a baby learning to walk.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0427)
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Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
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Muppets Three monsters (Billy, Fenwick, and Pamela) demonstrate big, bigger, and biggest.
(First: Episode 0474)
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Animation Stop-motion: A hammer slowly pounds a nail into the ground.
(First: Episode 0797)
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Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Cast Big Bird sings the alphabet while Bob accompanies him on glasses of water.
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper goes to a man and asks, "Can I take a picture of U?" The man gives him permission, but Harvey tells him that his shoes are untied, and when the man looks down, Harvey slaps the letter U on top of his head and takes a picture of it.
(First: Episode 0468)
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Cartoon A farmer plants big, bigger and biggest trees.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(First: Episode 0352)
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SCENE 2 David and Rebecca have two boxes - one with a round hole, the other with a square hole. They sort blocks and balls into each box. A Muppet monster comes in with a box and tries stuffing it into the round hole. He finally reveals there's a ball inside the box. He puts the ball in the round hole, then crumples the box and puts in there as well.
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Cartoon Typewriter: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0808)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
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Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0787)
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Celebrity Victor Borge talks about practice by playing the scales, but needs some help from the sheet music.
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)
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Cast Linda holds up a "One Way" sign for Damion Brown in front of Big Bird's nest construction doors. Damion reads the word, then learns to sign it.
(First: Episode 1066)
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Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(First: Episode 0601)
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Muppets Ernie opens his lunchbox and finds that half of his chicken salad sandwich is missing. Sherlock Hemlock, the world's greatest detective, investigates this fiendish crime. It turns out that Sherlock himself ate half of Ernie's sandwich.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a cow.
(First: Episode 0630)
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Cartoon The Mighty Elephant
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1113)
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SCENE 3 Georgie draws a picture in the Fix-It Shop. She then tells Maria that she isn't an ordinary, shy, little girl; she's actually SuperWoman! She details her super backstory and her super abilities, but Maria thinks Georgie is super just as she is. Georgie then shows Maria her drawing of her mother, depicting her as a twenty-foot woman from the planet Uranimus.
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Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Muppets Grover the Elevator Operator: Grover's elevator holds five people.
(First: Episode 0462)
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Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0620)
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cast Luis looks for the SALIDA in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon 1-10, 10-1 count with stripes.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Insert Buffy plays the "Worrying Blues."
(First: Episode 0899)
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Film SALIDA (word spins around)
(First: Episode 0967)
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Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including George) individually try to sell lemons, water, and sugar. After all of their businesses fail, the three cooperate to start a lemonade stand.
(First: Episode 0335)
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Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
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Cartoon Billy Jo Jive: The doctor asks Billy and Sunset to get Bad News Barton to his office. They eventually bring Bad News Barton to the office, but the whole thing had been a set-up to get Billy Jo Jive to come to the doctor to get a shot.
(First: Episode 1173)
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SCENE 4 Luis brings the kids some balloons (on sticks) from a vendor down the block. They notice one balloon is smaller than the others, so Luis retrieves a larger one for the child. Luis gives the small balloon to Big Bird, who is ecstatic.
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Cartoon A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(First: Episode 0416)
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Celebrity The Pointer Sisters sing "Yes, We Can Can."
(First: Episode 0793)
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Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets The Amazing Mumford sounds out the word MAGIC, then makes himself disappear.
(First: Episode 1075)
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Cartoon U for Ugly: A man removes his mask, revealing a hideous monster face.
(First: Episode 0468)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird calls over folks to play a game of "Us" (which are actually horseshoes).


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