Sesame Street
Air date January 16, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors D, R, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar is in the midst of his annual "Spring mess-up." He overhears Buffy talking with Susan about how messy Cody can be at home, so he brings Cody into the can to help out. However, Susan and Buffy don't notice this and wonder where Cody has gone.
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Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
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Transition Bridge #16 - Hourglass Slow/Empty
(First: Episode 0360)
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Muppets Three polyester-clad Anything Muppets sing "Disco D."
(First: Episode 1148)
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Animation Sand D/d
(First: Episode 0640)
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Cartoon A girl talks about imagination.
(First: Episode 0353)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup, roast beef, and peach pie, wants them to be presented in that order (one at a time). Grover doesn't understand the order, keeps bringing wrong item. Upon seeing pie (twice), explains he after "everything else," prompting bring everything else on menu.
(First: Episode 1318)
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SCENE 2 Buffy and Susan search frantically for Cody, who then emerges from Oscar's trash can as Oscar explains. Oscar gleefully details the fine work Cody has done and has offered him a regular gig messing up his place on a weekly basis.
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Film Kids with special needs do gymnastics at the Mamaroneck Co-Op Camp.
(First: Episode 0953)
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Cartoon Kids count from 1 to 10, then 10 to 1, as the numbers are displayed over colored lights.
(First: Episode 0931)
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Muppets Guy Smiley hosts The Weather Show.
(First: Episode 0385)
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Animation Shape organization, part 1
(First: Episode 0419)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Video Four children roll on a gym mat while The Count counts them (in voice-over).
(First: Episode 0908)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0795)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon A girl uses her paint-by-the-numbers set to find an elephant in her picture.
(First: Episode 0510)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Heather talk about rhyming.
(First: Episode 0789)
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Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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Animation Shape organization, part 2
(First: Episode 0419)
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
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SCENE 3 A child helps Luis in the Fix-It Shop, but Luis prevents them from lifting a heavy piece of wood. Seeing their disappointed look, Luis sings "Sometimes It's Nice to Be Little" to them.
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Animation Shape organization, part 3
(First: Episode 0419)
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Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: Hand
(First: Episode 1179)
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Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
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Muppets Little Bird plays an imagination game, closing his eyes and imagining he hears sounds. At the end of the game, he imagines that he hears a scary monster -- and when he opens his eyes, Herry Monster is there, growling at him.
(First: Episode 0148)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #5: All the dots turn red
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 4 Maria and Luis explain to Big Bird about the Spanish practice of adding "ito" or "ita" to someone's name as a term of endearment.
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Melody subtract cookies.
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0624)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #7 (0:34)
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Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
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Cartoon An elevator fills up with 10 passengers, but quickly breaks when the mouse gets on.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Muppets Ernie & BertLefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Insert Olivia sings "Children of the World."
(First: Episode 1012)
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Cartoon A man tells a confused boy that he saw a bird on a tree, with both of their thoughts appearing on the screen.
(First: Episode 0565)
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Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0589)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #9
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1032)
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
(First: Episode 0311)
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Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
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SCENE 5 Buffy and the kids dance to some electronic music.


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