Sesame Street
Plot Grandma Harriet visits
Air date April 21, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors S, T, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David is about to make a delivery, when Big Bird starts a guessing game involving a hypothetical visit from a family member. It turns out that his grandmother Harriet is visiting the street today!
0597.Santa
Cartoon S is for snow, Santa, and sleigh.
(First: Episode 0134)
E&b-applestand
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie decides to set up an apple-selling stand, and has everything he needs, leaving out the apples.
(First: Episode 1219)
HouseNumber9
Animation A number 9 looks for a house with his number on it.
(EKA: Episode 1270)
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Muppets A furry, purple creature whooshes to the counter of Hooper's Store and counts 5 apples. He subtracts one, leaving 4.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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Muppets The creature returns to subtract one more apple, leaving 3.
(First: Episode 0409)
Animaldoctor
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(First: Episode 1115)
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Muppets Again, the creature appears to remove another apple, leaving 2.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Cartoon The man is only afraid of one thing: FEAR.
(First: Episode 0816)
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Celebrity The Deadly Nightshade perform "1-2-3 Song."
(First: Episode 0884)
OxRocks
Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0764)
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Muppets Another apple is subtracted, thus leaving only 1.
(First: Episode 0409)
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Animation A set of blocks reveal a square, a triangle, and a circle.
(First: Episode 1184)
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Muppets The creature takes away the last apple, leaving 0.
(First: Episode 0409)
BigBikes
Cartoon Big / bigger / biggest (bikes)
(First: Episode 1245)
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SCENE 2 Harriet shows Big Bird a photo of her home in the country and talks about her life there. Big Bird thinks living in the country would be nice, while Harriet observes the city has plenty of nice things too. Big Bird agrees, claiming that if everyone lived in the country with her, she wouldn't be able to visit.
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Animation Sand T / t
(First: Episode 0636)
Chaplin-Bench
Cast Two Tramps (Maria and Linda) find ways to balance both sides of a see-sawing park bench.
(First: Episode 1181)
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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Cast Gordon, Maria and Luis show T words as they brush their teeth.
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television (Spanish version)
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SCENE 3 Grandma Harriet has some homemade loaves of bread for Maria and Olivia, while Oscar complains nearby. She brings him a loaf of bread too, made from a concoction of unorthodox ingredients.
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Film A wheel rolls away from a junkyard. A boy captures it to complete his wagon. (Spanish dub)
(First: Episode 0551)
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: HAT
(First: Episode 1349)
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
Film-TwoRhinos
Song "Me and You," over footage of rhinos in love
(First: Episode 0940)
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SCENE 4 Olivia sits out in the yard in a lounge chair, reading a book. Barkley starts barking endlessly with no discernible reason why. When Olivia gets up and explains the situation to Harriet, they discover Barkley wanted to lounge in the chair himself.
Typewriter-S
Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(First: Episode 0792)
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Cast Big Bird conducts a choir of Susan, Mr. Hooper, Gordon and Mr. Macintosh, who say the "S" sound in "SONG."
(First: Episode 0932)
Film-Leopard
Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
Peopleisrael.girlmonsters
Muppets / Cast Jeffery tells Olivia a monster is chasing him, which she interprets as fear. Olivia tells him a story about a brave little girl who found out how nice monsters are, even when everyone else was afraid of them. As it turns out, Jeffery is playing hide-and-seek with a monster.
(First: Episode 1208)
Steel-Drum
Film How a steel drum is made
(First: Episode 0828)
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SCENE 5 Harriet introduces Big Bird to the zucchini, which he pretends is a telephone.
Toon.Cerrado
Cartoon La palabra cerrado
(First: Episode 0481)
1220-Shoe
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Jason identify the letter S, for shoe.
(First: Episode 1158)
TSD.Fireman
Animation Today's Secret Drawing is a fireman.
(EKA: Episode 0958)
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SCENE 6 Before heading in for the night, Harriet sings Oscar the "Lousy Lullaby."
SpanishBodyPartSong
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
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Cartoon Outerspace Shapes (8 Sides) (0:29)
Mup&kid-groverS
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment —: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0544)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced over scenes of the street at night.


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