Sesame Street
An evening at David's apartment
Air date April 4, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors G, J, 4
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird shows in and out by going through various doors. He's unable to re-open the front door to Hooper's Store, so he uses the back door instead.
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
Cartoon He, She and It: The IT educates the two on how mirrors work.
(First: Episode 1173)
Muppets Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
Cartoon Stop-motion NUTS
(First: Episode 1178)
Elephant toon
Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
SCENE 2 David staggers out of Hooper's, unable to watch Oscar inside. Maria peers in as Oscar counts the four condiments (ketchup, mustard, fried onions and gravy) he is putting on his ice cream. Maria becomes equally queasy.
Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
(First: Episode 0784)
Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
(First: Episode 0768)
Cartoon Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(First: Episode 0467)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats the ice cream that Bert was saving for later, so he tries to pass off a smashed up banana with ice and gravy as a substitute. Bert expresses his disgust just as Oscar the Grouch comes in with two ice cream cones. He intends to give only one of them away, but swaps the other in exchange for the smashed banana with cold gravy.
(First: Episode 0213)
Cartoon Five Purple Konkers
(First: Episode 0775)
Insert David names some J words, which Linda then acts out with her hands.
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
Film Footage of a rattlesnake
(EKA: Episode 0294)
Cartoon The letters H, E, L and P try to arrange themselves to form the word "Help" while stuck on an island.
(First: Episode 1176)

Muppets An Anything Muppet man visits the bus station's lost and found, having lost his friend Harvey. He describes Harvey to the clerk - he has two eyes, a nose, two teeth, two horns, and is covered in blue fur. The clerk turns the man away, finding his request ridiculous...until a monster who fits that description comes by looking for his friend.
(First: Episode 1308)
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: The man unscrambles the letters in a HELP sign.
(First: Episode 1118)
Cast Bob demonstrates a J word - juggle.
(First: Episode 1169)
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon Two men on a park bench turn their radios up louder and louder, each trying to drown the other's out, until they reach a station they can agree on.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Celebrity The Canadian Brass performs "Little Fugue in G Minor" on the steps in the arbor.
(First: Episode 1253)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Film Tomatoes grow in a field.
(First: Episode 0084)
Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets A square monster tires to learn the "In and Out" disco dance.
(First: Episode 1328)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
SCENE 3 David straights up his apartment for a visit from Maria, Luis and Gordon. The others are starving, so David suggests getting some pizza. They each want a different topping, so David decides the pizza they get should have each topping on different parts. They start another disagreement over whether he should get one large pie or two small ones.
Cartoon "Five Bears in the Bed" get subtracted as they fall off the bed.
(First: Episode 1231)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
Film Prairie dog
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0283)
Film Slide puzzle - boy
(First: Episode 0428)
SCENE 4 After the adults polish off two large pizzas, Big Bird and the kids drop by. They all play a game where they act out different professions.
Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
Muppets Grover the Salesman: Grover wants to sell Kermit the Frog some earmuffs, but Kermit doesn't have ears, so Grover gives Kermit some big human ears.
(First: Episode 0800)
SCENE 5 Everyone finishes singing a campfire song together before they all head out for the night. David straights up the apartment again now that they're gone.

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