Sesame Street
Dr. Sanchez administers shots to the children
Air date March 20, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors W, X, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird learns about medical shots as Susan and Dr. Sanchez (Gonzalo Madurga) administer them to the kids of the neighborhood.
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Cartoon Billy Jo Jive: The doctor asks Billy and Sunset to get Bad News Barton to his office. They eventually bring Bad News Barton to the office, but the whole thing had been a set-up to get Billy Jo Jive to come to the doctor to get a shot.
(First: Episode 1173)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: X Marks the Spot!
(First: Episode 0456)
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Cartoon A voiceover talks about three nice fruits - the peach, watermelon, and banana.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1275)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates short and tall.
(First: Episode 0254)
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Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
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Muppets The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
(First: Episode 0453)
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Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Film Close-ups of animals. Kids try to guess what they are.
(First: Episode 0326)
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Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird's turn for a shot is coming up, but he's worried about it hurting. A little girl goes ahead of him and he sees how minuscule the pain can be. Big Bird is surprised to find how quick and easy the shot is given.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie and Bert plan to go to the zoo tomorrow, but Ernie can't make up his mind. What would happen if Ernie bought a balloon, but then lost it when he gets frightened by a buffalo? Then he remembers that the zoo is closed on Wednesdays.
(First: Episode 0137)
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0277)
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Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
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Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
(First: Episode 0268)
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Film Jerry Nelson introduces the letters U and N. Other letters join them and become SUN, RUN and FUN.
(First: Episode 0230)
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Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
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SCENE 3 Oscar teaches the kids the word "CASA." Luis helps by showing pictures of different casas and the kids guess what kind of homes they are. The final image is of a trash can, which Oscar considers a fine casa.
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Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
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Film A boy compares the growth of the sunflowers to his own height.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0589)
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Cartoon The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
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Muppets Ernie tries to keep his cookies safe from Cookie Monster by tricking him into eating a carrot instead.
(First: Episode 1232)
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Cartoon A girl tries to lure her cat out from under the chair so she can pick him up.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0187)
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Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
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Insert Olivia sings "Children of the World."
(First: Episode 1012)
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Song "Come into the Garden"
(First: Episode 1357)
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Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
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Film A trio of clowns from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus illustrate tall and small.
(First: Episode 0519)
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Muppets Biff asks Sully to recite the alphabet, but recites the whole thing without giving him a chance to speak.
(First: Episode 0873)
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Animation New Ball in Town: Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(First: Episode 0777)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird narrates as some and more leaves fall on Susan while she reads.
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Cartoon A girl imagines she's a rock, which becomes a statue.
(First: Episode 0513)
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Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
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Cast Luis and Gordon have a hard time picking apples by themselves, but all it takes is cooperation.
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Muppets "Body Rhythms" by Little Jerry and the Monotones.
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Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird asks the kids about things that make them happy and sad. Maria asks why they all look sad and is puzzled by Big Bird's response, echoing the kids' various answers.
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Super Grover: Judy Finstermacher has broken her bag of groceries, and Super Grover tries to find a way for her to get the groceries to her home.
(First: Episode 1289)
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Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 6 David is in a bad mood because the street is a mess and he seems to be the only one noticing and doing something about it. Everyone pitches in and starts a block-wide clean-up.


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