Sesame Street
Air date January 9, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors M, N, 12


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird is feeling lonely today and asks some of the grown-ups to hang out, but they're all too busy. He heads back to his nest, as Buffy, David and Olivia all decide to spend some time with him after all. Big Bird appreciates their gesture, but wishes to be on his own as he finishes his drawing.
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
Film A boy visits the hospital to see his mother's new baby.
(First: Episode 1125)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
(First: Episode 0279)
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
Song "Spanish Foods Song"
(First: Episode 1111)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Buffy plays "Simon Says" with the kids. Oscar makes himself Simon so he can get everyone away from his can - "What I have to go through to be left alone!"
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Cartoon A photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
(First: Episode 0799)
Muppets / Cast In a grid, Big Bird, Herry Monster, David, Olivia, Gladys the Cow, The Count and two kids rhyme the word "Hi."
Cartoon A girl runs home to her CASA.
(First: Episode 0503)
Five balls try to play basketball
Muppets Five balls get together to play basketball. It takes them awhile to count themselves, but then they realize they don't have a ball.
(First: Episode 0267)
Pinball 12
Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" (#12)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0985)
Film Animal camouflage (kid VO's)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0366)
SCENE 3 Big Bird has made a special drawing for Mr. Snuffleupagus, where he and his Snuffleupagus family are embedded within the image.
Cartoon The Typewriter: N for Nose
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0793)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster are fighting over a bicycle, when Kermit suggests they share it. The two monsters cooperate, and devour the bicycle together.
(First: Episode 0978)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Grover again
Muppets "Sing After Me" by Grover and Madeline Kahn.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon Two ducks look the same height when they're in the bathtub, but one of them is taller when he steps out.
(First: Episode 0303)
SCENE 4 Count von Count has set up a lemonade stand. He sets out five glasses and asks the kids which one is different; they pick the one that's half empty. Buffy tops it off, when then drinks a glass full. The kids correctly now guess that the glass is the different one and Buffy fills it up too. The Count then gives the lemonade to the kids.
SSNF Shoe2
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(First: Episode 1050)
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way. All voices by Hal Smith.
(First: Episode 0538)
Film Joe Raposo: Road Runner (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0505)
Cartoon A man demonstrates how letters sound by playing them as instruments.
(First: Episode 0964)
Muppets Grover sounds out the word FALL. A nearby house and tree fall over, then he faints.
Insert Bert sits outside on the street, pretending to fly a helicopter. Maria sits down with him, and the segment becomes animated as they fly through the air before returning to the Street.
(First: Episode 0656)
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
Cartoon Melvin the Moving Man has magnificent muscles.
Music: Dick Lavsky and Alan Cagan, Narrator: Allen Swift
(First: Episode 0207)
Muppets Grover watches as Ernie loads various things into a machine that start with M and N. The machine then displays the letter it begins with. Since Grover is a monster, he decides to go in the machine, causing a mess.
(First: Episode 1201)
Cartoon A conductor conducts a choir to hum his music ("My Music").
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1207)
SCENE 5 Big Bird rocks a baby carriage and asks Buffy if she knows any lullabies. Buffy sings "Baby's Boat's a Silver Moon" as Big Bird begins to doze off. After the song, Buffy realizes there isn't a baby in the carriage. "I never said there was," replies Big Bird.

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