Sesame Street
Air date February 13, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors Q, T, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon comforts a shy, lonely Georgie by singing "You Are Your Own Best Friend." Georgie eventually works up the nerve to join some other girls in a game.
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Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Heather - Doctors Can Marry Doctors
(First: Episode 0780)
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Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
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Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(First: Episode 0621)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and the kids put on fake mustaches and surprise Gordon, who welcomes them to the club.
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Film Wheelchair races at the Special Olympics
(First: Episode 0898)
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Cartoon A blue man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains that “Q” starts the word “quarter.”
(First: Episode 0046)
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Muppets Ernie asks Bert, "Do You Like Me?"
(First: Episode 1234)
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Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
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Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
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Cartoon Two green martians fight over a flower, until they see a monolith crumble to form the word AMOR.
(First: Episode 0821)
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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. (edited)
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1170)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Joey sing "The Alphabet Song."
(First: Episode 0426)
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Cartoon "Love" word animation
(First: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 3 Oscar tucks Slimey into bed and serenades him by singing "Hey Little Worm." Oscar hopes Slimey can keep the love song a secret.
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Muppets Cookie Monster introduces the word "AMOR".
(First: Episode 0601)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
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Celebrity Carol Burnett runs the gamut of emotions while counting to 20.
(First: Episode 0132)
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Cartoon A guru counts to twenty. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0276)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Muppets Grover climbs a tree and finds a bird's nest with some eggs in it. The eggs hatch, and the baby birds think Grover is their mommy. When the real mother bird arrives, she mistakes Grover for one of her babies. She gives them all a flying lesson, but Grover promptly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0570)
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Insert Maria asks the viewer to imagine her as a baseball player, a princess and a baker.
(First: Episode 0558)
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Cartoon What if my hair were grass?
(First: Episode 0514)
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Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl who is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
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Cartoon Billy Jo Jive looks for the missing batch of strawberry shortcakes.
(First: Episode 1261)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates in and out.
(First: Episode 0293)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
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Cartoon A cat tries to teach the alley cats to play music in harmony.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch, Hold, Feel."
(First: Episode 0504)
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SCENE 4 Oscar shows Gordon and Susan the various, revolting items he picked up from the Shop 'n' Shove grocery store. Their stomachs sink when Oscar reveals he's bought all the groceries for a dinner he's inviting them to.
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Cartoon "Love" word animation (repeat)
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Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
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Cartoon The 'b' in 'beso' kisses an apple and a duck.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0461)
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Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie an empty box, explaining that he can fill the box with things like a pet mouse (if Ernie had one) and jellybeans (if they rained from the sky). Ernie wants an empty box, but doesn't have any money. However, Bert brings a box of cookies, and Ernie throws the cookies out so he can catch jellybeans from the sky.
(First: Episode 0081)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: KISS ME
(First: Episode 1136)
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Muppets Game Show: "Say the Word"
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SCENE 5 Gordon and Susan approach Oscar's trash can and hear the sounds of food frying, along with many terrible odors. Luis comes by and learns of their evening. He finds their decision foolhardy at first, but realizes that Oscar rarely does something nice so they should take the oppertunity when it comes. Oscar pops up and invites Luis to join them, to his chagrin.


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