Sesame Street
Air date January 18, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors H, I, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird hears David and Bob arguing down the block. They can't agree on where the new trash basket should go. Big Bird helps them to calm down and find an understanding. They move the basket to the edge of the sidewalk, but then start arguing over whose fault the argument was in the first place.
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Cartoon Capital I, he's quite a guy
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(EKA: Episode 0597)
0871s
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0217)
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Cartoon I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Phone
Muppets Simon Soundman comes to Ernie's apartment because he has some car trouble and needs to use Ernie's phone, but Ernie doesn't understand what he is trying to say.
(First: Episode 0132)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
GordonOliviaCoop
Cast Gordon and Olivia try to cooperate under the sun, with voiceover from Bob.
(First: Episode 1245)
UncleAlStory
Cartoon Uncle Al tells his nephew a story about a dog he had, but gets mixed up with the details.
Artist: Marv Newland
(EKA: Episode 0973)
Bert's Purple Hand
Muppets Ernie & BertBert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach.
(First: Episode 0386)
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Cartoon Salida Stairs (0:31)
(First: Episode 0500)
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SCENE 2 Luis convinces Oscar to try a papaya fruit. Oscar returns the favor by letting Luis try an apple, which he soaked in cider vinegar, hallowed out and filled with various, disgusting things.
Hisforhole
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sounds out the word FOOD, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0601)
Film.greentreesnake
Film Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
SignToon-Paint
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: WET PAINT
(First: Episode 1136)
Song.hippopotamusround
Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
Toon-ChildrenCountBackwardForward
Cartoon A child voice-over counts backwards from 10 to 1, then back up to 10.
(First: Episode 0931)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird narrates as Linda strolls down the block. He blocks out the various sounds she encounters so the viewers can understand what it's like to be deaf. Big Bird notes that despite being deaf, Linda can still do everything a normal person does, including paying a visit to a nice, feathered friend.
Typewriter-I
Cartoon The Typewriter: I for Ink
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0847)
Snowshoes-garbage
Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon The word SALIDA exits through a white square.
(First: Episode 0718)
Geeflegonk
Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
1455-NearFar
Cartoon The Sesame Street Vaudeville Theater presents "Near and Far," two performers, one of which is always near and the other is far. When the two switch places so "Far" can be more recognized, the act becomes "Wet and Dry" and "Far" gets doused with water.
(First: Episode 1185)
1452-Chinese
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(First: Episode 0495)
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Muppets / Cast "The People in Your Neighborhood": Veterinarian and Taxi Driver
(First: Episode 1028)
Lowercasei.yellow
Cartoon The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 0462)
Gibbons
Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
RodeoRosieGroverPretendHorse
Muppets Rodeo Rosie and Grover pretend that they're riding a horse.
(First: Episode 1046)
Song.11Morning
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
Snowwhite
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping.
(First: Episode 0049)
3796-Sand
Animation Sand H/h
(First: Episode 0630)
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SCENE 4 Herry Monster and the kids practice counting down. They imagine counting down for a rocket launch and when they reach 1, the street shakes and fills with smoke and the sounds of a rocket launch, leaving Herry perplexed.
1272-Cows
Cartoon A boy imagines that if the clouds were cows, it would rain milk.
(EKA: Episode 1072)
Animalsbathing
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
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Cast Maria, David and Luis sing "Wet Paint."
(First: Episode 0927)
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Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
Maria-Trike
Cast Marvelous Maria rides her trike in 10 circles (then backwards).
(First: Episode 0443)
WetPaint-Billboard
Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(First: Episode 1036)
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Cartoon Only one of the two footprints can belong.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
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SCENE 5 Luis and the kids play in the yard as the sponsors are announced.


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