Sesame Street
Plot Hat for Grundgetta
Air date March 21, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors X, Y, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob greets Linda, who is doing her morning exercises in the arbor. He asks the kids what they do in the morning, and explains that he does vocal exercises to start his day.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie plays a game of tag with Bert, who is reading his book.
(First: Episode 1026)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts.
(First: Episode 1289)
Film Kids use a magnet to retrieve a jack.
(First: Episode 0968)
Chicken Soup Needs a Spoon
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover serves Mr. Johnson a bowl of chicken soup. Johnson says that he can't eat the soup, and Grover can't guess why. "That settles it," Johnson sighs. "From now on, I'm bringing my lunch to work in a paper sack." He finally explains to Grover that he can't eat the soup because he doesn't have a spoon.
(First: Episode 0358)
Film A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
SCENE 2 In the arbor, Gordon and the kids add features to some blank balls to make them look like another one that has a face. When they're done, Gordon says they're not very handsome, but they have everything in the right place. The original ball with a face remarks that he thinks they're beautiful.
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0036)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — After Bert gets mad at Ernie, Ernie imagines what life would be like without Bert.
(First: Episode 1034)
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
(First: Episode 0311)
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Cast Linda appears in a "Theater Without Words" production of "The Flower and the Rain."
Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
SCENE 3 Big Bird asks Susan if he can help pick up all the papers that flew around the arbor, but he sees the kids pick up the last piece. A gust of wind blows them around again, so Big Bird can help this time.
Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0769)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to write the letter Y.
(First: Episode 1288)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT knows a lot about vacuum cleaners.
(First: Episode 1176)
Song "Hello" - A boy sings about the simple message one can convey using the telephone.
(EKA: Episode 1211)
Cartoon The more a man inflates a balloon, the less room he has.
(First: Episode 0294)
Animation Sand Alphabet: X / x
(First: Episode 0638)
Celebrity Richie Havens counts 1-20.
(First: Episode 0742)
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Two Anything Muppets with hair over their eyes recite the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(First: Episode 0478)
SCENE 4 In front of the 123 Sesame Street stoop, Linda is dancing in ¾ time and signs that she's listening to music in her head. Bob guesses that she's dancing a waltz, and tells the kids that you can determine what kind of music a person is imagining by the way they move their body. Linda dances to a faster beat, the kids guess she's dancing to boogie music, and join her.
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit comes across the word "Telephone", spells it, and then teaches the word to the viewer. When an Anything Muppet boy who stands too far away says that he can't hear Kermit, Kermit dials the T, and the boy answers with the last E.
(First: Episode 0314)
Film The shoe repairman
(First: Episode 0987)
Muppets "Do the Wash"
(First: Episode 1309)
Cartoon Sign Man: DON'T WALK
(First: Episode 1162)
5 Cookies
Muppets Ernie eats one of Bert's cookies and doesn't know what to tell him. Bert observes that there are four cookies when there should be five. No matter how Ernie arranges them, there are still four cookies. Since Bert doesn't want to see four cookies, Ernie eats another one, making it three instead of four.
(First: Episode 0238)
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
SCENE 5 Gordon and Susan are headed out to a movie when they spot Oscar the Grouch comparing two hats to wear for an evening out with his lady friend. Susan suggests not wearing one, but Oscar says he can't not: his friend is crazy about hats. Gordon suggests the small one, so Oscar picks the big one. Grundgetta arrives wearing an evening gown and a hat of her own, and says she had the most dreadful time getting here. She spots his hat and says it's the most yucchy thing she's ever seen. She can tell they're going to have a wretched evening.

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