Sesame Street
Air date January 10, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors A, C, 2
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria and Olivia join the kids as they watch some girls do some double dutch routines. The two even get in on the act.
Letter C toon.jpg
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
TV Chair Battle.JPG
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie and Bert play tricks on each other in order to sit in the TV chair, until they realize they both fit in it. Herry tricks Ernie and Bert into leaving their chair so that he can sit in it. Ernie and Bert decide that if the chair can hold two, it can hold three as well, so they cram their way into the chair with Herry. When they realize that they're watching something only Bert would enjoy, they leave Bert alone.
(First: Episode 0207)
Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Cookie Monster shows David a sign that says STREET.
(First: Episode 0423)
Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(First: Episode 0128)
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(First: Episode 0762)
Muppets The Amazing Mumford sounds out the word MAGIC, then makes himself disappear.
(First: Episode 1075)
Cartoon An old woman goads a man into guessing who she met today. Through the clues she gives, he soon finds out she's referring to him.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 The double dutch girls do more tricks. Olivia, Maria and Luis try as well.
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon Dr. Frankenstein makes sure his monster knows about front and back.
(First: Episode 0782)
Muppets "High, Middle, Low"
(First: Episode 0236)
Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
Film Kids identify pairs of animals in a zoo.
(First: Episode 0364)
Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
SCENE 3 Oscar plays a subtraction game with Maria, whom he subtracts by telling her to get lost.
Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
Cartoon A top-hatted man tries to show a girl how many uses a box has, but she prefers kicking it.
(First: Episode 0763)
Song "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon A bird displays the front and back of a turtle.
(EKA: Episode 1298)
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)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
(First: Episode 1125)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and a witch -- they are all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in.
(First: Episode 0711)
Film Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs (voiced by Daws Butler), until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
Piano Imagination 01.jpg

Piano Imagination 02.jpg
SCENE 4 Olivia comes across Big Bird practicing on his toy piano and she remarks how she used to dream of being a concert pianist. She and Big Bird imagine her playing a Sonatina by Muzio Clementi for a live audience in concert.
Cartoon A girl imagines she's a rock, which becomes a statue.
(First: Episode 0513)
Herry's Ball.jpg
Muppets Ernie finds a big yellow ball, which belongs to Herry Monster.
(First: Episode 0191)
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Celebrity Maurice Hines can kick high, Gregory Hines can kick higher. Maurice tops his cocky brother by kicking the highest.
Film A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(First: Episode 1114)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
SCENE 5 Oscar, dressed in winter gear, invites others to join him in a snowball fight. Luis insists that they can't, since there isn't any snow around. Oscar, however, has a snowball saved in his freezer and pelts Luis with it.
Film Slide puzzle - boy
(First: Episode 0428)
Insert Buffy sings a musical tribute to the letter A.
(First: Episode 0881)
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: HAT
Dot Bridge 02 late.jpg
Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)

SCENE 6 Everyone gets involved in Oscar's snowball fight, using others he's saved since the winter.

Maria announces the sponsors.


CLOSING SIGNS Olivia and a kid hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Luis holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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