Sesame Street
Plot Mr. Hooper gets a visit from his brother Arnold
Air date March 27, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors U, V, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria wonders why Hooper's Store has been tidied up, with plants and soft music playing. Mr. Hooper admits he's preparing for a visit from his "kid brother" Arnold. Big Bird hears this and rushes off to get his toys, bumping into an older man along the way. The man turns out to be Arnold, who thinks the store could be improved by losing all the plants and such. Big Bird returns with a wagon of playthings and is surprised to find Mr. Hooper's "kid brother" is actually an adult.
V-vine
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
Hemlock-applemystery
Muppets Ernie finds an apple on a brick wall, and wants to know who it belongs to. Sherlock Hemlock helps solve the mystery, and realizes that Ernie has a brown paper bag with a hole at the bottom, and that Ernie had an apple in the bag, therefore the apple belongs to Ernie.
(First: Episode 0137)
ImaginationV
Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
Pelicans
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper introduces Arnold to Oscar the Grouch. Oscar can't believe the two are brothers since they look nothing alike. He provides them some items to help them match, including a mustache for Mr. Hooper, who notes Arnold doesn't have a mustache either. Oscar confirms that this is instead to make Mr. Hooper resemble his own Grouch cousin, Murgatroyd.
UforUniform
Cartoon U for uniform.
(First: Episode 0728)
LittleJerryDanger Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Danger."
(First: Episode 0704)
1396g
Cartoon Capital letter U for up
(EKA: Episode 0598)
1041dangertheater Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
2head.toothbrush
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
(First: Episode 1189)
Toon.Dogonchair
Cartoon Two kids argue over whose chair it is, until the dog suggests they share the chair.
(First: Episode 0369)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper and Arnold show Big Bird and the kids an album of photos from their youth on Sesame Street. The see such things as knickers, a street car, milk wagons and even what the area looked like before there was any city development. Arnold and his brother argue over who a baby photo is of. Big Bird thinks it's of Arnold, since the baby has hair.
0871s
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0217)
Pinball 11
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
EBBedtimePigeon
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Early in the morning, Ernie sees some pigeons through the window, and wonders if he should wake Bert.
(First: Episode 1187)
500008
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
ToonABClunchbox
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird finds a photo of the Hooper family enjoying a Passover seder. Mr. Hooper explains the occasion and teaches everyone to sing "Dayenu."
MagicalHerman
Cartoon Magical Herman's number trick
(First: Episode 0773)
Noimage
Film Bank Teller (1:17)
(First: Episode 0783)
Drawingchicken
Animation Drawing a chicken (child V/O in English and Spanish)
(First: Episode 0451)
V-van
Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1181)
1396c
Cartoon This is a big letter V poem
(First: Episode 0507)
Song.Superstition01

Song.Superstition02
Celebrity Stevie Wonder performs his hit single "Superstition."
(First: Episode 0514)
George abovebelow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates above and below.
(EKA: Episode 0262)
SusanBobMaria.addition
Cast Susan, Bob and Maria give a lesson on addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 0633)
Signman.HotDog
Cartoon Sign Man: HOT DOG
(First: Episode 1142)
Noimage
Film Maria and David look for each other in the park, but have trouble finding one another. The concepts of above and below are demonstrated.
(First: Episode 0567)
3957y
Cartoon Mr. Tweak can't sleep because his neighbor above snores, and his neighbor below sneezes.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(EKA: Episode 0598)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper and Arnold watch the kids play games in the yard. They tell Big Bird about the games they used to play and show him how they pitched pennies.
HubleyV01
Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
KermitCountsMonkeys
Muppets Kermit counts five monkeys, and when he is done, he gets monkey business.
(First: Episode 0283)
Dots7
Cartoon Dot Bridge (raspberry)
(First: Episode 0014)
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Cartoon Small v... (Spanish version)
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0389)
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SCENE 6 Arnold catches the bus to head back home. Big Bird mispronounces his last name as well.


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