Sesame Street
Plot Susan and Gordon prepare for a picnic
Air date April 25, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors W, X, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob and the kids help Oscar plant some Grouch-weed plants. After putting the seeds in soil (made from trash) and watering them (with a clam juice mixture), the Grouch-weed brings to grow. It grows so tall that it blocks Oscar from view, just what he wants.
AlphonsoX
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(EKA: Episode 0299)
Leftycarrots1
Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
1707h
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
Leftycarrots2
Muppets Lefty delivers more carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get the most carrots he can find (in 15 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(First: Episode 0506)
Lefty.Boss.Bunny
Muppets Lefty delivers the rest of the carrots to his boss. The boss reveals that the carrots are for his pet rabbit (a real rabbit), which he shows to Lefty.
(First: Episode 0255)
HappySadVaudeville
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
BunFactory
Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
1458-Stick
Cartoon A child learns there's many things one can do with a stick.
(First: Episode 0803)
Farley-ME
Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
KangarooBlues
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(First: Episode 0277)
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SCENE 2 Poco Loco sings very loudly in the Fix-It Shop while Luis tries concentrating on work. He asks Poco to keep quiet by playing a game - as he makes various sounds, Poco guesses what they are. He doesn't know when to quiet guessing, though.
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
Wgroversw
Muppets Waiter Grover: Simon Soundman wants a chicken sandwich, which he orders as a "cluck-cluck" sandwich. Grover has trouble figuring out what his customer wants. Simon Soundman says that his brother always eats at that restaurant, implying that Mr. Johnson might be his brother.
(First: Episode 0449)
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Painter10
Film The Mad Painter #10.
(First: Episode 0328)
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Film Body Parts (Eng/Span) (2:18)
2073h
Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)
1706f
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
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Insert Olivia comes across Big Bird practicing on his toy piano and she remarks how she used to dream of being a concert pianist. She and Big Bird imagine her playing piano for a live audience in concert.
(First: Episode 1349)
PingPongBallsToon
Cartoon A little girl imagines what would happen if she dropped her bag of ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0583)
CountCountessNo's
Muppets Outside his castle, The Count asks The Countess Natasha to marry him. He counts her replies, all of which are "no".
(First: Episode 1015)
ConsonantSound-X-Exit
Cartoon X in EXIT: Animals sing as they exit a building.
(First: Episode 1184)
ErnieSholaBertX
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.
(First: Episode 0560)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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Muppets Big Bird recites a poem about some, more and most as leaves fall on him.
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Cartoon Some/More/Most (0:33)
Ssnews.cinderellaball
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit is interviewing Cinderella and Prince Charming, who are dancing at the ball. After Cinderella leaves, she leaves one glass slipper behind. The prince wants to find Cinderella...so he can have the other glass slipper.
(First: Episode 0516)
Song.WhatAreKidsCalled
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Are Kids Called?"
(First: Episode 0116)
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Animation A puzzle of Maria is put together.
AMs-IAmMe
Muppets Anything Muppet cowpokes sing about the difference between using you and me.
(First: Episode 1294)
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SCENE 3 Gordon and Susan are going for a picnic in the country, but can't agree on who will drive there. Oscar enjoys the argument, which is settled when they agree that Susan can drive there and Gordon can drive back.
Someclowns
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(EKA: Episode 0594)
Xmarksthespot
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock sings "X Marks the Spot!"
(First: Episode 0351)
Song.ilovebeingapig
Film The snouts, tails and bodies of pigs, with a soundtrack of pigs squealing.
(First: Episode 0179)
Xnightsky
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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SCENE 4 Susan and Gordon's trip is delayed again when Gordon can't remember where the picnic basket is. Oscar watches eagerly, but his fun is ruined when Gordon retraces his steps and remembers it's in the trunk. However, now Gordon can't remember where his keys are...
Ernieberthomefromcamp
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie returns home from Camp Winnewonga, to Bert's surprise. Ernie shows Bert all the things he brought back from camp, such as some rocks and a paper clip.
(First: Episode 1048)
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Transition Bridge #11 - Bricks B (0:43)
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SCENE 5 Oscar is certain Gordon and Susan's picnic will be ruined for certain, though they don't agree. He points to the sky, where a rainstorm is about to begin.


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