Sesame Street
Plot Sesame Street fair
Air date January 4, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors G, K, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Oscar wants to know what all the commotion is outside. It turns out that Sesame Street is having a street fair and he's told there's nothing he can do to stop the festivities. Oscar starts to hope for some rain.
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 K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)

Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
1041kkick Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
SCENE 2 Oscar has set up his own booth at the street fair - a "Squirt the Dummy" game, where players pay five cents and squirt whipped cream over a mannequin. Bob pays the nickel and starts squirting the dummy, who squirts right back.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell an 8 to Ernie, who ran out of money buying some 9s. Ernie then offers to sell Lefty his 9s.
(First: Episode 0079)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
SCENE 3 David rehearses his dog act with Barkley, who follows every command. After Linda performs a pantomime act, David takes the stage and calls for Barkley, who has instead fallen asleep.
Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
(First: Episode 0784)
Muppets Lefty's boss tells Lefty the plan for what to do with the Golden AN, which they have just stolen. Lefty is to put it in the tan van and give it to Dan, who will take it to Fran. However, Lefty can't remember the plan very well and has to repeat it, which results in a police officer named Stan hearing the plan and giving him "ten days in the can for stealing the Golden AN."
(First: Episode 0523)
Film A clown (Dennis Allen) takes off his make-up. Which face do you like better?
(First: Episode 0461)
Cartoon Two men hammer a stake into a hole.
(EKA: Episode 1064)
SCENE 4 Big Bird stops by David's food stand and eats a Greek spinach pie in one gulp.
Cartoon "Nelly 1-10 / 10-1": Kids count numbers in a parade, which are interrupted by other participants.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0629)
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird now tries out a Mexican taco.
Cartoon A girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
(First: Episode 0765)
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird samples a knish next.
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
SCENE 4 cont'd David thinks Big Bird might be having too much food, but Big Bird now orders some Polish kielbasa.
Film A film shows parts of an elephant.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0034)
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird places one final order - something for his upset stomach.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(First: Episode 0551)
Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
SCENE 5 At her booth, Buffy shows off various Native American artifacts.
Cartoon Which footprint doesn't belong?
(First: Episode 0509)
Herbert and Grover 2
Muppets Grover the Assistant: Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(EKA: Episode 0664)
Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(EKA: Episode 0543)
SCENE 6 Buffy introduces a group of Native American dancers.
Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster note that they're the same in a lot of ways, and then become paranoid that they can't tell each other apart. An Anything Muppet tells them how they are different, which relieves them of their stress.
(First: Episode 0635)
Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
SCENE 7 The street fair goes on as the sponsors are announced.

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