Sesame Street
Plot Alarms in Hooper's Store
Air date March 25, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors H, I, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Hooper has a new smoke detector for Hooper's Store. A Muppet dragon, D.D. Dragon, comes by to install it and test it out (by breathing smoke on it).
Hisforhorn
Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
HTV
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains when a big letter H appears on the TV screen, so Ernie turns off the set, unplugs it, and takes a bunch of H objects out of the TV (including a hat, a house and a hamster). When he plugs it back in, a big letter I appears on the screen. Ernie wants to try fixing the TV again, but Bert tells him not to -- this is a great show.
(First: Episode 0578)
ScanimateH
Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
Noimage
Cast Linda stars in the Theater Without Words production of "The Batter and the Ball."
(First: Episode 1031)
100018
Cartoon An owl flies, carrying a sign that says "PELIGRO."
(First: Episode 0787)
Rhymiescamping
Muppets The Rhymies go camping, but a bear disrupts their campsite.
(First: Episode 1389)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper now has another alarm for the store, a burglar alarm. He asks Bob and the kids to pretend to be intruders to test it out. The alarm instead makes the sounds of a cat, then a rooster and finally, a cow. Mr. Hooper adjusts it to make the sound of an alarm at last, getting the attention of a Muppet police officer who puts them all under arrest for breaking and entering.
2125e
Cartoon A girl talks about imagination.
(First: Episode 0353)
5-Good-Men
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
(First: Episode 0554)
Twostep
Cartoon The Country Fiddler — The Two-Step
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
Dollhouse
Song "Doll House"
(First: Episode 0131)
Rumplestiltskin
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The miller's daughter is in danger of losing her baby if she cannot guess the first name of Rumpelstiltskin. Kermit offers a hotline, Sesame Street-555, for people to call in and help her. The name ends up being Bruce Rumpelstiltskin, but unfortunately for Kermit, he picked the wrong place to hide: the baby's carriage!
(First: Episode 0724)
Madscientisth
Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Noimage
Insert Maria sings "Scream."
(First: Episode 1018)
Strongmen
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
SandwichCooperation
Muppets Muppet lettuce, bread, cheese, butter, and ham argue on who an Anything Muppet girl should have for a snack. They all cooperate to make a sandwich.
(First: Episode 1204)
Mynameisfred
Cartoon Fred, a singer, fails to figure out the words that rhyme with his name in the song he sings.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0977)
Film-Cornbread
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
Cartoontwoeyes
Cartoon A man counts two ears, two eyes and two arms. He picks up each leg to count two legs, and then falls down.
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
1447-Sister
Film A boy talks about what his little sister can do now that she's not a baby anymore.
Noimage
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Bertsatrain
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
1090-10
Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
Anthhipster65
Muppets Same Sound Brown shows Farley that "That's What Reading's All About."
(First: Episode 1088)
Haroldhoward
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird imagines being an airplane pilot when he grows up, acting as if he's flying a plane down the block. He nearly runs into Bob, who claims Big Bird looks a little silly acting like that. Big Bird's actions remind him of when he wanted to be a conductor growing up and mimes being one. Soon, Gordon, Susan and Mr. Hooper act out the jobs they wished to have as kids, while Big Bird looks on - "And Bob said I looked silly?"
3171-Fish
Film Footage of a coral reef, showcasing the plant life and the fish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0466)
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Marshalgrovermilk
Muppets Marshal Grover and Fred the Wonder Horse are hot and thirsty, so they stop in at the Short Branch Café for a nice cold glass of milk. The bartender is distressed to see Grover riding his horse right inside, knocking over tables. "I just redecorated the place, too," he sighs. Grover orders a glass of milk, and the bartender asks if he wants the big glass, the bigger glass or the biggest glass. Fred tells the bartender that Marshal Grover doesn't know the difference, so the bartender shows off all three sizes. Marshal Grover and Fred come behind the bar to get a closer look, breaking bottles and glassware. The annoyed bartender shouts at Grover to choose a glass, and Grover picks the biggest glass. The bartender asks if Fred wants anything, but Fred says, "No thanks, I'm drivin'." As Grover rides his horse out of the café, the bartender asks who's going to pay for all this stuff. Grover says he'll be back to pay for it tomorrow. Panicked, the bartender says not to come back; it's on the house!
(First: Episode 0683)
SignManMilk
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(First: Episode 1116)
Film.greenbeans
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
LetterI.BeepBeep
Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(First: Episode 0427)
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SCENE 4 Bob, Susan and Gordon play with the kids as the sponsors are announced.


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