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
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.
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(EKA: Episode 0299)
Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
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)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(First: Episode 0506)
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)
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
Cartoon A child learns there's many things one can do with a stick.
(First: Episode 0803)
Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(First: Episode 0464)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(First: Episode 0277)
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.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Film The Mad Painter #10.
(First: Episode 0328)
Film Body Parts (Eng/Span) (2:18)
Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
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)
Cartoon A little girl imagines what would happen if she dropped her bag of ping pong balls.
(First: Episode 0583)
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)
Cartoon X in EXIT: Animals sing as they exit a building.
(First: Episode 1184)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.
(First: Episode 0560)
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Muppets Big Bird recites a poem about some, more and most as leaves fall on him.
Cartoon Some/More/Most (0:33)
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 he can have the other glass slipper.
(First: Episode 0516)
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Are Kids Called?"
(First: Episode 0116)
Animation A puzzle of Maria is put together.
Muppets Anything Muppet cowpokes sing about the difference between using you and me.
(First: Episode 1294)
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.
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(EKA: Episode 0594)
Muppets Sherlock Hemlock sings "X Marks the Spot!"
(First: Episode 0351)
Film The snouts, tails and bodies of pigs, with a soundtrack of pigs squealing.
(First: Episode 0179)
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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...
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)
Transition Bridge #11 - Bricks B (0:43)
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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