Sesame Street
Plot A visit from David's grandmother
Air date February 7, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Written by John Glines
Sponsors J, L, 12
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David comes into Hooper's Store and finds some broken eggshells sitting on the counter. He wonders who could've left them behind, when Sherlock Hemlock arrives to solve the mystery. David finds more clues - a used bus ticket and a baby photo of himself. While Sherlock believes this is the doing of a traveling chicken, David realizes that his grandmother Harriet has come for a visit!
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Cartoon Monster in the dark (finding a light switch).
(EKA: Episode 0823)
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Cartoon Stop-motion NUTS
(First: Episode 1178)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats one of the two pieces of chocolate cake that Bert was saving for their dessert. Bert sees Ernie holding a fork in one hand and a napkin with some chocolate on it in the other--and in front of him is a plate full of chocolate-cake crumbs. When Bert accuses Ernie of eating the cake, Ernie tells Bert that a monster came in, ate Bert's cake, and framed Ernie. Bert doesn't believe Ernie's lie. But when Bert leaves the room, Beautiful Day Monster comes in and does exactly what Ernie told Bert happened to the first piece. Ernie tries to explain, but Bert says, "I don't want to talk about it."
(First: Episode 0119)
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SCENE 2 Harriet has brought a present for Oscar - a nice straw hat. Oscar is repulsed, until Harriet tosses it on the ground and stomps on it before giving him it.
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Film Close-ups of animals. Kids try to guess what they are.
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SCENE 3 Harriet finds Big Bird in a state of sadness - his teddy bear has lost an eye due to Herry Monster's rough playing with him. She pulls out some old buttons from her purse and finds the right one to sew onto the bear.
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Muppets "Doin' the Pigeon"
(First: Episode 0536)
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SCENE 4 Harriet gives an exercise class for David, Big Bird and others.
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Cast Luis comes across a table with only three legs, yet still stands up fine. He searches in his box of junk for a proper leg.
(First: Episode 1033)
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SCENE 5 David and his grandmother dance together.
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SCENE 6 David says goodbye to his grandmother as her bus approaches. Big Bird gives her some birdseed to snack on during the trip. David admits he doesn't have a gift, but Harriet assures him visiting him is enough of a gift.


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