Sesame Street
Air date January 17, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors D, H, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Cody visit Hooper's Store, where David is dusting the shelfs. He's saved the hardest parts for last - the top and bottom shelves, which aren't easy to reach for someone his size. Big Bird offers to help and thinks he should take the bottom shelf, while Cody takes the top one. He realizes this won't work and they switch. David rewards them with some beverages.
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin spells his name.
(First: Episode 0182)
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Film A young girl mashes away at the keys of a piano. As the years go by, she practices more and more until she's an adult playing at a recital.
(First: Episode 0637)
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Cartoon An apple, an orange, and a pear learn they can cooperate by rocking and rolling.
(First: Episode 0555)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
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Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
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SCENE 2 Herry Monster watches Buffy and Cody playing with some Indian toys from various tribes.
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Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
(First: Episode 0389)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: H for Hand
(First: Episode 0771)
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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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Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Cast Via split-screen, two Lindas sign letters of the alphabet: one is no-nonsense, and the other is very playful. A male voiceover narrates the letters with the same demeanor Linda signs them in.
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Cartoon I am crying / estoy llorando (David and Maria voiceover)
(First: Episode 1041)
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Cast David and Maria cooperate to reach the top of the mountain.
(First: Episode 0901)
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SCENE 3 Buffy sings "Don't Be Shy."
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Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
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Celebrity The Mummenschanz portray a large slinky playing ball with some kids.
(First: Episode 1108)
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Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
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Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." The object is a tire.
(EKA: Episode 0179)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Dee, Dee, Dee" as Cookie Monster hastily demonstrates each D word.
(First: Episode 0319)
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Cast Gordon narrates as the Wolfchild family (Buffy, Sheldon and Cody) make the letter H with their bodies.
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Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
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Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
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Film Grasshopper (harpsichord 50s-style music)
(First: Episode 0084)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird, Cody and Mr. Snuffleupagus are playing "Little Red Riding Hood"; Big Bird is the granny, Cody is the Big Bad Wolf and Snuffy is the title character. He thinks Cody is actually a wolf and runs off.
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Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John wants to count backwards. Grover tells him to count backwards from 10, but he has a little trouble.
(First: Episode 0547)
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Cast Maria and David find two sets of sacks, which have incorrect numerical labels.
(First: Episode 0505)
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Cartoon A man shows the viewers his "YES" machine.
(First: Episode 0822)
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Film A gorilla sits on a park bench with a lunchbox full of bananas. Noticing the woman seated beside him, he decides to share his bananas with her. She keeps answering "YES" every time the gorilla offers one until he runs out of bananas.
(First: Episode 0524)
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Muppets Biff asks Sully to recite the alphabet, but recites the whole thing without giving him a chance to speak.
(First: Episode 0873)
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Film Topi antelopes nod "yes."
Music by Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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SCENE 5 Count von Count plays hide-and-seek with everyone. He counts while the kids run and hide. However, the Count doesn't stop counting, since he finds this part of the game much more interesting.


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