Sesame Street
Air date January 23, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors M, N, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar can't stand hearing Maria, David and Bob exchange pleasantries near his trash can. David remarks that Oscar wouldn't be happy unless the whole world was full of Grouches like him. Oscar pictures them all in separate trash cans, all acting equally rotten to each other. Oscar comes to realize that if everyone is as grouchy as he is, then he won't have anyone to be truly grouchy toward.
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Cartoon Various renderings of the word DANGER.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0151)
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Muppets Here is Your Life: A loaf of bread is profiled.
(First: Episode 0709)
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Cartoon The Carrot
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1132)
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Film Kids count 5 racehorses.
(EKA: Episode 1275)
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Cartoon A baby sees a "danger" sign, which points to several dangerous images.
(First: Episode 0933)
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Cast Linda helps a boy sign "DON'T WALK."
(First: Episode 1061)
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Cartoon "The Noble Ostrich", a segment about the day-to-day activities of ostriches. Includes an animated appearance by Big Bird.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0998)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates how a phone booth is used, but it becomes crowded when he receives a call asking for "Mondipoorg."
(First: Episode 0654)
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Film Subway Train Empty & Full.
(First: Episode 0415)
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Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
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Film A dented car door is repaired and repainted at an auto body shop.
(First: Episode 1112)
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Cartoon A man explains to a girl what a surprise is.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Buffy and the kids play with sand at the Day Care Center.
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Animation Sand M/m
(First: Episode 0620)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats the ice cream that Bert was saving for later, so he tries to pass off a smashed up banana with ice and gravy as a substitute. Bert expresses his disgust just as Oscar the Grouch comes in with two ice cream cones. He intends to give only one of them away, but swaps the other in exchange for the smashed banana with cold gravy.
(First: Episode 0213)
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Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
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Celebrity Carol Burnett demonstrates "what you can do with your nose."
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(First: Episode 0769)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings a rock song about his cookie obsession.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cartoon A man tries to figure out where a squeaky sound is coming from; it turns out to be a giant's squeaky shoes. "Surprise!"
(First: Episode 0770)
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SCENE 3 Buffy sings "Chappel Valley, Sasketchewan."
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Cartoon A red-suited man introduces the letter N, for not now.
(First: Episode 1328)
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Cast David and Luis come across two sets of boxes - a pyramid of 10, and a single box. Numbers appear above, misattributing the value of each set. Instead of correcting the amount of boxes on each side of the screen, they simply remove the 0 from the 10 and move it to the other side.
(First: Episode 1281)
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Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
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Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
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Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
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Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
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Cartoon N is for nose.
(First: Episode 1206)
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Film Kids identify pairs of animals in a zoo.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is told that his dog looks thirsty, and says that his dog is a hot dog.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1180)
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SCENE 4 Count von Count and friends show various sets of twos around the street.
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Film Footage of birds swimming, including flamingos, swans and ducks.
(First: Episode 0981)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper is bouncing on a pogo stick. He asks a man if he'd like to try it, and the man replies, "I'd love to!" Harvey then slaps a big number 2 on the man's chest.
(First: Episode 0417)
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Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
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Cast Luis and the kids put together a fractured letter N.
(First: Episode 0938)
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Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
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Film A behind-the-scenes look of Paul Simon recording "Bingo" with his son, and the manufacturing of the record it will be on.
(First: Episode 1133)
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Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1109)
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SCENE 5 Buffy and the kids play with gerbils.


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