Sesame Street
Oscar's musician cousin visits
Air date April 28, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors X, Y, 11
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SCENE 1 Olivia sings "A Song with a Rhyme" to Deena, who never wants the rhyming to end.
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
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Muppets Grover volunteers to assist the Amazing Mumford in his rhyming magic trick, making three things come out of his hat that rhyme with "knee". Grover guesses the first one (key), but doesn't get the last two (ski and tree) right.
(First: Episode 0455)
Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
Cartoon A man demonstrates Spanish words that start with the letter Y.
(First: Episode 0470)
Cast "Theater Without Words" presents Linda enacting the story of "The Farmer and the Seed" with some voice-over by Bob.
(First: Episode 1030)
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)

Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster are fighting over a bicycle, when Kermit suggests they share it. The two monsters cooperate, and devour the bicycle together.
(First: Episode 0978)
Muppets Big Bird presents the letter X, but it is upside down.
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film The Deadly Nightshade star in a story of "Old MacDonald." The three live in a New York City apartment, but when they get fed up with the noise, they relocate to the country. There, they sing "Old MacDonald" and soon get weary of the noisy animals.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: X Marks the Spot!
(First: Episode 0456)
Animation Sand X/x
(First: Episode 0638)
Cast The two Chaplins open umbrellas.
(First: Episode 1174)
Cartoon music hall
Cartoon A cleaning lady (reminiscent of Carol Burnett's character) wanders into a music rehearsal room, plays each instrument, and puts all the sounds back into the wrong instruments.
(First: Episode 0774)
Muppets Grover wants to play a game with Oscar. Oscar decides to play a sound game, in hope that the sounds will be so annoying that Grover will want to go away.
(First: Episode 0615)
Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(First: Episode 0955)
Celebrity Oscar can't get an energetic Slimey to go down for his nap. James Galway plays a jig on his flute, which Slimey dances too until he gets too tired and falls asleep. "You Irish sure have a way with worms," Oscar notes.
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(First: Episode 0273)
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cartoon A boy talks about his pet letter Y, named Yetta.
(First: Episode 0443)
Film A boy and his father watch the rain from inside their house. Then, go out in it.
(First: Episode 0149)
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Muppets In the kitchen, Ernie bakes some cookies of different shapes, which he lets Cookie Monster eat after he finishes displaying each one to the viewer.
(First: Episode 1158)
SCENE 2 Oscar tells Maria, Luis and the kids that his distant cousin is visiting today, a musician in fact. He gives them clues as to what instrument he plays, which turns out to be the bagpipes. His cousin, Sir Campbell McGrouch (G.L. of Royal Grouch Fusileers), appears and plays then a horrid tune.
Film Two box-beings make each other look same and different by piling different objects on each other.
(First: Episode 0226)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and Christopher explore the ways they're the same and different.
(First: Episode 1200)
Cartoon A lost man in the desert asks a stranger for directions to the city. He builds a pretend city out of sand to show what it looks like. As it turns out, the stranger is an alien.
(First: Episode 0763)
SCENE 3 Oscar and Sir Campbell visit Hooper's Store, where Sir Campbell orders a glass of lemonade. The drink costs five cents and Sir Campbell digs around in his sack, pulling out trash as he finds the five pennies he needs. After his drink, he feels refreshed enough to serenade Mr. Hooper on the bagpipes (to Mr. Hooper's dismay).
3 mules
Cartoon Subtracting three mules
(First: Episode 0767)
Muppets The Count extinguishes electric candles by counting them with his finger. As he heads up the stairs for bed, he steps on Fatatita. He also tells his wolf Yuba to run and play with his friends.
(First: Episode 0545)
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Animation Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 4 It's time for Sir Campbell to head back to the lowlands of Scotland. He plays the gang a parting tune on his bagpipes as he exits. The adults think they're spared of the noise, until Oscar reveals Sir Campbell has gifted him his own set of bagpipes and he begins to play a rotten version of the "Sesame Street Theme." Sir Campbell announces the sponsors.

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