Sesame Street
Air date April 8, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors K, M, 3
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob sings "A Face."
3991r
Cartoon M for Moon
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1163)
Runletters
Muppets The letter R joins U and N to make the word RUN. Anything Muppets run into the scene and take the letters.
(First: Episode 0406)
Themwhocametodinner
Cartoon A man invites an M to dinner. The M is very appreciative, and makes "Mmmmmm" sounds. It eats all of the food at the table, and winds up eating the screen!
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0276)
1452-Chinese
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(EKA: Episode 0664)
2982.UNDER
Cartoon A man lifts a rock and finds the word UNDER.
(First: Episode 0685)
2040s
Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
CarsWalk
Cartoon Cars WALK.
(First: Episode 0556)
1261a

1261b
Insert Big Bird is grooving to his "Rubber Duckie" disco record when Snuffy asks what disco is. Big Bird explains that discos are for grown-ups and take place at night, so they aren't able to see it first-hand. But, they can imagine it! In their imaginations, Big Bird's nest area has become a discotheque. After a couple dances on the lighted floor, Snuffy and Big Bird get their chance to show their stuff. Back in reality, Snuffy has learned a lot about disco and Big Bird compliments his big imagination.
(First: Episode 1261)
1957-Fish
Film A garfish swims around.
(First: Episode 0254)
Letters form FUN
Insert Jerry Nelson narrates three letters coming together to form the word FUN. The letters celebrate with confetti and streamers.
(First: Episode 0458)
Noimage
Celebrity Mummenschanz: Head/Tail Puzzle
(First: Episode 1108)
Coconutgather.old
Film A boy climbs up a tree to gather coconuts.
(First: Episode 1125)
Toon.Lookbothways
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
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SCENE 2 Telly Monster wants to show on and under, but doesn't have anything to visualize the concepts. Maria allows him to use her bowl of popcorn, which is on the table. Telly moves the bowl under the table, accidentally spilling its contents on the sidewalk.
Sposethatsmexico
Muppets A Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet cowboy shouts across a canyon to hear the echo. "Yippee ki-yi-yo!" is repeated back to him perfectly. When he shouts "One!", the echo repeats back, "¡Uno!" The cowboy is startled. "Two!" he shouts, and the echo repeats, "¡Dos!" "You s'pose that's Mexico over there?" he asks. He continues to count to ten, with the echo repeating the numbers back in Spanish. Frustrated, he shouts, "How are you?" "¡Muy bien, gracias!" is the reply. "Oh, this is ridiculous," the cowboy says, and throws his cowboy hat into the canyon. A sombrero is thrown back in return.
(First: Episode 0698)
2485x
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0619)
Kermitwhathappensnext
Muppets Kermit demonstrates his "What Happens Next" machine, which is designed to turn on his radio. None of the parts of the machine work properly.
(First: Episode 0089)
MarchingBand-3
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
Mind-Fish
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: Fish
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0946)
Noimage
SCENE 3 A Muppet girl named Judy observes that Maria and Mr. Hooper are both reading different newspapers. They explain that their papers are in Spanish and Yiddish, respectively. Judy wants a sample of each language and they each count to three for her. She then asks them to count to 100.
IThoughtaBigThought
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about big things.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0226)
1453-Walk
Film The WALK sign flashes in a montage of people (and even dogs) walking in the city.
(EKA: Episode 0581)
KforKitten.Oldschool
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Three Monsters
Muppets Grover, Herry and Billy rearrange themselves in different ways and count to three, until they get exhausted and faint.
(First: Episode 0186)
Bigfishy!
Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
100004
Film A group of Hispanic children pick members for their baseball team. A new kid, Ramon, joins them.
(First: Episode 0440)
ThreeCoffeesPlease
Cartoon Three men in a horse costume want three cups of coffee.
(EKA: Episode 0537)
1091-04
Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
Mushymuddy
Muppets Oscar sings "Swamp Mushy Muddy."
(First: Episode 1038)
1091-16
Cartoon Sand M/m
(First: Episode 0620)
Radioexercise
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He engages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
(First: Episode 1025)
Ringmaster3
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 3 high-flying felines (cats to us) who fall into a barrel of water.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1339)
GoodMorningDoctor
Film A trip to the doctor's office.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0471)
0926zc
Cartoon Animals walk.
(First: Episode 0926)
Noimage
Insert Under/On Tightrope (2:36)
(First: Episode 0554)
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SCENE 4 Linda teaches some signs to the kids. They then tell Bob how they're feeling through sign and speaking.
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(First: Episode 1210)
1448-Spring
Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
Soundsofletters
Cartoon A man demonstrates how letters sound by playing them as instruments.
(First: Episode 0964)
George ontopof
Film George the Farmer shows on top of.
(First: Episode 0242)
2125i
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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SCENE 5 The kids sign today's sponsors as Bob announces them.


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