Sesame Street
Air date March 19, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors V, W, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 In the early moments of the dawn, David sings about the "Magic in the Morning."
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Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
(First: Episode 0547)
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Muppets Western: A cowboy comes to see Adam T. Glaser, who is such a jack-of-all-trades that he forgets what a dentist does.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
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Celebrity The Hines Brothers (Gregory and Maurice) can't agree on a style of dancing to do, when a voice from above suggests they cooperate.
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Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
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Muppets Tony tends to an Anything Muppet shopping for a fur coat who ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Maria, David and the kids play dodgeball, using a lightweight ball.
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Cartoon Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd counts four lions.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0300)
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Cast Gordon and Olivia try to cooperate under the sun, with voiceover from Bob.
(First: Episode 1245)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster presents four lions.
(First: Episode 1309)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film Marching Band #4
(EKA: Episode 1188)
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Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird applies a sign to his front door - "Beware of Dog." The dog in question is Barkley, whom Big Bird hires to be his watchdog. Bob and some kids pass by and start playing and petting Barkley. Big Bird complains that Barkley was supposed to bark and alert him of intruders, but Bob reminds him that they're friends with Barkley, thus not a threat. Big Bird realizes he needs a stranger to test Barkley's skills...
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Cartoon Mr. Tweak can't sleep because his neighbor above snores, and his neighbor below sneezes.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(EKA: Episode 0598)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Bob helps Big Bird don a beard and mustache in an attempt to fool Barkley into thinking he's a stranger. Barkley recognizes Big Bird anyway and affectionally licks the bird. Big Bird realizes Barkley won't make a good watchdog, but he makes for a fine friend.
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(EKA: Episode 0262)
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Muppets "The AN Family Song"
(First: Episode 0181)
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Film A male voice instructs three kids in stretching exercises.
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Insert A group of children put together a scooter following a model.
(First: Episode 0922)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (hand)
(EKA: Episode 1118)
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Muppets A Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet closes everything.
(First: Episode 1270)
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Insert Susan and the kids sing "My Little Game," a song with loud and soft parts.
(First: Episode 1186)
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Film The walrus
(First: Episode 0296)
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Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (bug-like creatures) keep getting separated from their group, teaching a lesson in counting backward.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(First: Episode 1177)
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Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
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Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
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Muppets Super Grover: Young Willy Nilly is scared to get his hair cut. Super Grover tells Willy that haircuts are scary, but he must be brave. However, Max the barber shows them both that haircuts do not hurt, and soon they are no longer afraid of hair cuts.
(First: Episode 0717)
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SCENE 4 Oscar watches David and Maria exchange a kiss as she gives him a pretty rose. Oscar thinks getting trash would be better and imagines what it would be like if everything he touched turned into trash. However, in his vision, he accidentally turns Maria, then himself, into trash. In reality, Bob brings him a bag of trash, but Oscar is still in a haze. Bob leaves and Oscar comes back to Earth, thankful it was just a dream. He panics when he sees the pile of trash beside him.
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Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(First: Episode 0955)
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Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 4 cont'd Oscar tries speaking to the bag of trash, concerned over who its human form could be. David, Maria and Bob watch from a distance, amused.


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