Sesame Street
Plot More work on the Fix-It Shop
Air date April 14, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors P, R, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird watches over the Fix-It Shop while Luis is out. Bob and Olivia want to surprise him by building something while he's gone. They settle on making the new counter. Big Bird promises to stay out of the way and keeps his beak shut (physically) so he won't spoil the surprise.
Surpriseinmyhand
Cartoon A boy says he has a big surprise in his hand.
(First: Episode 0557)
Surpriseformarshallearp
Muppets Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp.
(First: Episode 0537)
Schoolsignspin
Film SCHOOL: the sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0685)
0598.BoySchool
Cartoon Tiger likes going to school.
(First: Episode 0549)
Filmsheepdog
Film Sheep dog
(First: Episode 1056)
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SCENE 2 Bob and Olivia finish making the counter. Big Bird notes that this makes one surprise for Luis, and another for the two of them. He can't explain any more because then it won't be a surprise. Luis returns and Big Bird reveals the surprise for Bob and Olivia - they built the counter outside, meaning they can't get it inside.
P.Penguin
Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1190)
Erniethirsty
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't stop saying how thirsty he is, no matter how many glasses of water Bert brings him. Even after he's finished, he still won't stop saying "Boy, was I thirsty."
(First: Episode 1144)
P-paintonglass
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
Imaginarycar
Cartoon A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(First: Episode 0782)
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SCENE 3 Olivia introduces everyone to Monica, a young girl who is blind. She is able to "see" the others by feeling them with her hands.
Circlestouch
Cartoon Two circles demonstrate next to and away from.
(EKA: Episode 0802)
1090-13
Muppets Some Anything Muppets sing "My Favorite Letter" about the letter P.
(First: Episode 0322)
Typewriter P
Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
Ssnews.SuzanneFarrell
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Counting Battements with Suzanne Farrell.
3141z
Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
Little Bird next to Cookie Monster
Muppets Little Bird explains "next to". Then Cookie Monster cuddles up next to Little Bird.
(First: Episode 0167)
12birds
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
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Celebrity Joe Namath: Number 12 (0:05)
(First: Episode 0504)
Film.Fruitsalad
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
(First: Episode 1195)
KermJenKnee
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Jennifer bend their knees. Grover comes out of a hole in the ground, and Jennifer invites him to join them, but Grover remarks, "When you start talking about noses, give me a call."
(First: Episode 1166)
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Celebrity Joe Namath: Pass on 2 (0:18)
(First: Episode 0438)
KidAnimalMarathon
Cartoon Children and animals numbered 1-12 race in a marathon. The #9 runner wins.
(First: Episode 0926)
ImWinter
Song "I'm Winter and I'm Cold!" Beware!
(EKA: Episode 1392)
Noimage
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Big Bird and Scottie read a "Don't Walk" sign.
(First: Episode 0994)
Toon-fishingABCs
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
PIYN-Unknown
Muppets / Cast Maria sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with the motorperson and telephone repairman.
(First: Episode 1183)
500025
Film Iguanas
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0047)
Noimage
Cast A snake charmer (David) plays his flute as the numbers 1-12 float out of a basket.
(First: Episode 0504)
1041operator
Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)
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SCENE 4 Everyone sings "We've Gotta All Work Together" as the clean up inside the Fix-It Shop. Oscar dislikes the song, but enjoys the trash he receives during the clean-up.
2096o
Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
Magic Trick
Muppets Ernie & Bert — With the help of his magic wand, Ernie shows Bert how to turn the letter P into the letter R.
(First: Episode 1151)
2059q
Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
200010
Video Dancer Clive Thompson moves his body parts as kids identify them in voiceover.
(First: Episode 0812)
Boywithnoknees
Cartoon A boy is drawn, but he doesn't have knees at first.
(First: Episode 0954)
Khome.weather
Muppets Grover attempts to sell a weather machine to Kermit.
(First: Episode 0848)
SB-Rabbit
Cartoon Speech Balloon: R for rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6 (0:20)
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SCENE 5 Linda brings over Barkley to see the shop's progress. Luis doesn't want Barkley inside, knowing what a mess a dog like him could make. Linda assures him that Barkley will be angel and they go inside. She commands him to behave and he gently strolls around, sniffing and inspecting the space. As soon as he gets outside, he wildly pounces on Linda.


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