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

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Picture Segment Description
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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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Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(First: Episode 1111)
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Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film A conductor yells "STOP" to his off-key violinist trying to play Vittorio Monti's "Czardas".
(First: Episode 0516)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Insert Bob and Andy talk about his drawing of his happy face.
(First: Episode 0858)
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Bert talk to Shola about heavy and light.
(First: Episode 0549)
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Cartoon A painter paints all around the screen, eventually painting over himself.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0243)
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Celebrity Victor Borge talks about practice by playing the scales, but needs some help from the sheet music.
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
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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.
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Film A STOP sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0930)
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Animation 6 dots - 1 = 5 dots
(First: Episode 0302)
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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.
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Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
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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 Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "Fall" and leaves fall on them. Then, they fall over.
(First: Episode 1319)
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Film Kenneth sees how his dad's shirts is pressed at Cooper Stuyvesant dry cleaners. (The space is now a doctor’s office)
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Muppets Biff and Sully move a piano. Biff tries to play a scale and talks about practice. While Biff is away, Sully plays a full concert piece.
(First: Episode 0911)
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Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit the Frog, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
(First: Episode 0534)
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Cartoon R is for Rooster, and Robber, and Rake ...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
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Animation Sand R/r
(First: Episode 0635)
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Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters tell it to stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0149)
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Muppets Guy Smiley hosts The Weather Show.
(First: Episode 0385)
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Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
Artist: the Quay Brothers
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Insert Big Bird sings "I Say Banana" with R2-D2.
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Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)
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Cartoon Counting 10 to 1.
(First: Episode 0480)
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Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
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Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Ernie tries to help a Pumpkin Anything Muppet mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
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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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Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
(First: Episode 1310)
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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.
(First: Episode 0945)
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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.
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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.
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film A young girl mashes away at the keys of a piano. As the years go by, she practices more and more until she's an adult playing at a recital.
(First: Episode 0637)
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Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
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Muppets The Count counts "The Song of the Count."
(First: Episode 0469)
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Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0589)
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Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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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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