Sesame Street
Air date May 7, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors J, L, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Luis, Olivia and David have a surprise birthday party ready for Mr. Hooper. Big Bird promises to keep it a secret, but inadvertently tells Mr. Hooper everything about it. Mr. Hooper resolves to make believe he's surprised when he arrives at the party.
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
Muppets Waiter Grover: The Count has come to order hot dogs - lots of hot dogs. But when Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them, and not eat them, the Count uses a hypnotism spell to get more.
(First: Episode 0644)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts.
(First: Episode 1289)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Olivia, David and the kids do somersault on some tumbling mats. Barkley makes an attempt, but just gets on his back, hoping for the others to scratch his tummy.
Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to share a banana with him. Ernie gets the inside of the banana, and gives Bert the peel.
(First: Episode 0464)
Cartoon The Typewriter: L for lion
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0762)
Film Kids comment over footage of an eagle's view of different kinds of roads.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0377)

Muppets Maria reads the "Legend of Lord Lester." Lord Lester and his wife, Lady Lulu, love the letter L so much, they send their loyal lackey Louie to fetch things that start with L. He returns with a multitude of items, becoming so exhausted, he quits and decides to live in a lighthouse.
(First: Episode 1149)
Cartoon The Story of the Crow and the Pitcher
(First: Episode 0801)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Heather talk about rhyming.
(First: Episode 0789)
Film Several people help a man when his car is stuck in the mud.
(First: Episode 0619)
Kermit feet
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: A pair of feet stand on a wall while Kermit the Frog talks about them and what they can do.
(First: Episode 0371)
Cartoon The letter J
Artists: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0133)
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
SCENE 3 Oscar commands his robot, Charles, to count to 10. Charles gets stuck on 6 and nothing seems to get him to stop. Oscar finally shakes the robot until something falls loose and Charles finally reaches 10. Oscar discovers the loose item was a number 6.
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
Animation The number 6 is shown in a variety of ways.
(First: Episode 0401)
Insert Big Bird, Grover and company sing a zany song about surprises.
(First: Episode 0911)
Cartoon Two men work at a manhole; one is tired of the same day-in-day-out routine of it. The other says the boss has planned a surprise for them. A jack-in-the-box pops from the manhole.
(First: Episode 0780)
Celebrity Peggy Fleming makes a 6 on the ice.
(EKA: Episode 0268)
Cast Basket Pixilation (1:16)
(First: Episode 0753)
Film A little girl needs HELP getting on a horse.
(First: Episode 0484)
SCENE 4 Luis shows the viewer about away from by stepping far back from the camera, bumping into Oscar's trash can. Oscar gets in on the act by making sure Luis gets as far away from his can as possible.
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
Film A pair of hands deal cards marked with the numbers 12 to 1.
(First: Episode 0433)
Cartoon "Danny knows the alphabet, and is he proud! If you can follow him, then sing out loud!"
(First: Episode 0406)
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Film A hand tickles another with a feather. When it tries again, the ticklish hand growls and frightens the other away.
(EKA: Episode 0757)
Victor Borge elephant tusks
Celebrity Victor Borge explains that the keys on a piano aren't perfectly white because the elephant whose tusks were used to make them didn't brush after each meal.
(First: Episode 1178)
Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
SCENE 5 Big Bird and the kids dress in adult clothing, hoping to fool David into thinking they're actually grown-ups. They stroll into Hooper's Store and order some coffee. Big Bird reveals his surprise and David reveals his own - the cups are filled with milk, not coffee. Big Bird wonders if next time he should wear sunglasses too...
Cartoon I am crying / estoy llorando (David and Maria voiceover)
(First: Episode 1041)
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(First: Episode 0321)
Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
Mama Busca
Cartoon A child runs through a crowd shouting for MAMA.
(First: Episode 0458)
SCENE 6 Luis comes into Hooper's, a bit befuddled as to what's going on involving the youngsters. Big Bird replies, "What's the matter? Haven't you ever seen grown-ups before?!"

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