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Sesame Street
Everyone takes the subway
(repeat of 1139)
Air date March 12, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors M, N, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The adults discuss some transportation, as Big Bird tries to guess what they're talking about. He thinks they're discussing a noisy, underground worm, but it's actually the subway. He asks if he can join them on the train, as he needs to visit his friend Petula Pigeon downtown. They all head out, with Big Bird commenting that he hopes they avoid that large, noisy worm.
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Cartoon A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
(First: Episode 1134)
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Film "I'm Your Friend," with film of kids playing.
(First: Episode 1341)
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Cartoon Todo el mundo necesita agua
(First: Episode 0780)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Herry Monster asks the kids at home to do simple exercises with him like moving eyebrows, touching toes with fingers, and running in place. Kermit the Frog cameos during the running in place exercise.
(First: Episode 0808)
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Film / Cast Gordon and some kids use hula-hoops for many things.
(First: Episode 1103)
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SCENE 2 Susan and the kids rush to catch the train. Luis stops to buy a newspaper and finds he has no tokens. Because of the noise, the elderly Muppet change attendant misunderstands Luis' requests and thinks he's instead talking about the weather. Luis ends up missing the train and the attendant finally understands what Luis was asking for.
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A beehive is disturbing a little girl in her treehouse, so Thelma convinces the bees to move their hive to another tree surrounded by flowers.
Artist: John Korty
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Brush Your Teeth."
(First: Episode 1067)
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Cartoon A red-suited man introduces the letter N, for not now.
(First: Episode 1328)
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Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cast Maria as Chaplin deals with an unruly "Don't Walk / Walk" signal.
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: N for Nose
(First: Episode 0763)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster tries to cure itself of hiccups.
(First: Episode 1318)
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SCENE 3 As Gordon and the kids wait for a train, Oscar appears to participate in one of his favorite pastimes - listening to the noisy sounds of the trains passing by. Gordon tells him that they're now making trains that are much more quiet. Oscar can't believe his ears when another train comes by and makes minimal noise.
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Cartoon M in space
(First: Episode 0516)
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Muppets Grover watches as Ernie loads various things into a machine that start with M and N. The machine then displays the letter it begins with. Since Grover is a monster, he decides to go in the machine, causing a mess.
(First: Episode 1201)
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Cartoon M for Moon
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1163)
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Celebrity The Hines Brothers, Gregory and Maurice, demonstrate near and far.
(First: Episode 1347)
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Animation Sand M/m
(First: Episode 0620)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on the prince kissing Sleeping Beauty, but rather than waking her up, falls asleep himself.
(First: Episode 0483)
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Cartoon Geometry of Circles #1 "Circle with Flower"
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Song "Llama at Dentist"
(First: Episode 1241)
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SCENE 4 Bob points out different sights to see as he and the kids ride a subway train.
Pinball 07.jpg Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
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Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
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Muppets "The Subway"
(First: Episode 0762)
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Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Lisa shows Grover what big, bigger and biggest are.
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Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (balloons and blackbirds).
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Muppets / Cast After hearing a fairy tale from Maria, Cookie Monster imagines himself as a king who wants the biggest cookie his servants can get. Back in reality, he finds himself munching down on the book instead.
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Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1017)
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Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert has acquired some drums, but he doesn't know how to play them well. Ernie teaches him how to make drum playing exciting.
(First: Episode 0579)
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SCENE 5 Everyone returns to the street from their various rides. They wonder where Big Bird could be, when Gordon explains he took a supposedly faster route to the surface instead of the stairs. Big Bird then pops his head out of Oscar's trash can, having taken a tunnel from the subway station. Oscar is heard complaining about the yellow feathers in his swimming pool.


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