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Deena wants to play / Pictures of a bowl of fruit
Air date March 26, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors R, T, 5


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 At Hooper's Store, David meets Deena, a young monster who wants to play. David is too busy working to partake in any games, but Deena insists on playing. He turns the process of stocking shelves as a game of catch for her. However, she keeps tossing him boxes as he struggles to keep up.
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Film A conductor yells "STOP" to his off-key violinist trying to play Vittorio Monti's "Czardas".
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Insert Bob and Andy talk about his drawing of his happy face.
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie and Bert talk to Shola about heavy and light.
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Cartoon A painter paints all around the screen, eventually painting over himself.
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Celebrity Victor Borge talks about practice by playing the scales, but needs some help from the sheet music.
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Muppets The Count plans to count apples but, when he's not looking, Cookie Monster sneaks in and eats them. He gives the Count the apple cores to count.
Film A STOP sign spins around.
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Animation 6 dots - 1 = 5 dots
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and Deena play cars together, when Susan calls Big Bird in for dinner. Deena would rather stay and play.
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
SCENE 2 cont'd Deena finally joins the group inside, but still would rather play than eat. Everyone exaggerates how great their food is, enticing Deena to eat as well. She still finds a way to turn eating into a game.
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Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
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Cartoon Counting 10 to 1.
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Muppets Ernie tries to help a Pumpkin Anything Muppet mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
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SCENE 3 Maria brings over a bowl of fruit for Big Bird and Susan to take from. Big Bird calls it "pretty as a picture," inspiring Susan to take a photo of it. She tells them to put the fruit back in the bowl so she can get a picture.
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SCENE 3 cont'd Susan snaps a photo and allows the others to start eating. However, Gordon stops now them, as he wants to film the bowl of fruit.
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Cartoon The weary traveler seeks advice from the Wise Man on the difference between heavy and light.
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SCENE 3 cont'd Gordon records footage of the bowl of fruit. Before everyone begins to dig into the fruit, Big Bird now stops them. He feels like the only one without a picture of it and grabs an easel to paint the bowl of fruit.
Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
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SCENE 4 Deena now bugs Oscar about playing a game with her, David and the kids. Oscar can't get her to leave, then comes up with a subtraction game they can all play. Deena, David and the kids subtract themselves from sight, just as Oscar intended. However, Deena returns, wishing to play the game again.

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