Sesame Street
Air date April 23, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors D, U, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird sings "I Wonder How It Feels."
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, doing a "slow-breaking human interest story," asks monsters at a day care center what they want to be when they grow up, and every time they tell him, he rewards them with a cookie. Cookie Monster, posing as a baby ("Cry cry cry, sniffle sniffle sniffle"), claims he wants to be an orthodontist. However, Kermit gets wise to his scheme, and instead rewards him with a wind-up toy bridge of false teeth.
(First: Episode 1322)
JoJive-Money
Cartoon Wrong Way Willie, treasurer of his club, has lost the club's funds. Billy Jo Jive and Susie look for where it may be and discover Willie's had it in his hat the entire time.
(First: Episode 1235)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 To warm up on a chilly day, David leads the kids in an upbeat clapping game called "Head and Shoulders."
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
Piggy-sesame
Muppets Toothy Takes a Partner - Toothy, a set of teeth, has his agent look for the perfect new partner to help regain his shine.
(First: Episode 1105)
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Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
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Film Goldfishes View (2:22)
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Muppets / Celebrity Johnny Cash sings "Nasty Dan" to Oscar.
(First: Episode 0558)
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A boy’s toy airplane’s controls break. Thelma comes to the rescue by steering the plane.
Artist: John Korty
1957-Flute
Muppets / Celebrity Malcolm imagines a walk in the woods based on the music James Galway plays on his flute. His imaginary walk tuckers him out, so James plays him a lullaby.
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Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
20numbersinboat
Cartoon A ship captain orders the numbers 1-20 into a boat - which promptly sinks.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0614)
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Insert Bob and Janice show D for Dog.
(First: Episode 1148)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
FullandEmptyRoom
Muppets An Anything Muppet demonstrates empty by leaving his room, soon Grover and his friends, including Cookie Monster, occupy the room making it full. The Anything Muppet comes in and scares the monsters away leaving it empty.
(First: Episode 0148)
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Cartoon Dogs cheer D-O-G and fight with cats.
(First: Episode 1148)
Film-DoTheWash
Song "Do the Wash"
Ddart
Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)
Song.onepotato
Muppets The Count sings "One Potato" while counting the items vendors are selling.
(First: Episode 1380)
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SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, Maria prepares some "ropa vieja," meaning "old clothes." It is actually a Spanish food dish, named such because the shredded meat resembles old, worn clothing. Oscar comes by to donate some ingredients - actual old, worm clothing, not aware the name isn't literal. Oscar decides to go home and cook up the real thing.
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Cartoon I thought a thought ... about circles. (Spanish version)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Muppets Ernie tries to count his balloons. The balloons are arranged in a circle, so he continues counting around the circle, and counts some of them twice. Grover has a solution -- he pops each of the balloons as he counts them.
(First: Episode 0133)
1186.DforDinosaur
Cartoon D - dig, deep, dinosaur
(First: Episode 1148)
1091-30
Film George the Farmer demonstrates empty and full.
(EKA: Episode 0974)
MuppetBUG
Muppets An Anything Muppet lady spells out the word BUG, after which a bug introduces himself.
Thought.circles
Cartoon I thought a thought ... about circles.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0305)
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SCENE 4 Maria gets up on a ladder to try and fix Big Bird's door. Barkley bounds in and starts bothering her. Oscar thinks the pooch is looking for shapes and points out (and traces) the shapes found in the area. Maria shows Barkley the circle found in Oscar's trash can lid and Barkley starts leaping on top of it.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(First: Episode 1306)
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Cartoon A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(First: Episode 0416)
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Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0149)
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Cartoon Squares - No Yes (1:23)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird declares today Rhyming Day and annoys Mr. Hooper by speaking in rhyme, as well as pointing out the unintentional rhymes Mr. Hooper makes. He vows to watch his language carefully and avoid making any rhymes. Maria comes by with her shopping list, which is chock full of rhyming groceries.
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Cartoon Outerspace Shapes #2 (0:16)
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Muppets Three Anything Muppet babies sing "A Baby's Life."
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Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird and Mr. Hooper continue to rhyme.


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