Sesame Street
Air date May 8, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors B, O, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird once again has trouble remembering Mr. Hooper's name. He thinks it would be easier if everyone had the same name and imagines a world where everyone shares his name. This quickly become confusing for everyone, unable to tell whose soup is being made or whose mail has been delivered. Big Bird realizes everyone sharing his name would be awful. He does think that if everyone were named "Himmelfarb," things would be easier, claiming no one could forget a name like that.
Cartoon Stop-frame animation of a girl on a beach, reading a book containing pictures of various sea creatures that come to life as she comes to their pages.
Artists: The Brothers Quay
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie and Bert cooperate to make Ernie's bed. Ernie notices that on his bed, which Bert is preparing, there is one side where the blanket is shorter than the other. Bert suggests that Ernie and him cooperate while making the blanket even on both sides, in the process the blanket is shorter at one side than the other.
(First: Episode 1388)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
Celebrity Suzanne Farrell does a Bournonville ballet dance.
Cartoon A mother and child make juice popsicles.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1193)
Cast Linda holds up a "One Way" sign for Damion Brown in front of Big Bird's nest construction doors. Damion reads the word, then learns to sign it.
(First: Episode 1066)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
(First: Episode 1125)
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
Muppets Both heads of the Two-Headed Monster surprise each other with cakes.
(First: Episode 1335)
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: All the children's bicycles are stolen. Marcia asks Cyrus to watch her bike, but the thieves steal the bike and kidnap Cyrus. Thelma locates the thieves, locks them up in the garage, and calls the cops.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1311)
SCENE 2 Big Bird has set up some chairs to form an imaginary bus for himself and the kids. Olivia takes on the role as the driver and is shocked when the pretend bus not only sounds like a real bus, but takes off onto the road.
Cartoon A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets Kermit at Home: Grover is outside in the snow, freezing. He keeps knocking on Kermit the Frog's door, asking how to get warm, and Kermit keeps telling him to come inside. Grover, missing the point, tries ideas of his own to get warm, but they don't work. Finally, Kermit tells Grover that if he wants to get warm, he should come inside. Excited, Grover pulls Kermit aside and slams the door, locking Kermit outside. Grover goes to sleep in Kermit's armchair while the frozen frog scrapes at the window.
(First: Episode 0598)
Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Maria kids fractured b.jpg
Cast Maria and the kids (including Joey) put together a fractured B.
(First: Episode 0922)
Film A gymnast demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0532)
SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, Gordon receives a corned beaf sandwich and Susan gets a spinach salad. They both agree the other's meal looks good and swap, then they swap back and forth, unable to settle. Mr. Hooper solves the problem by giving them each half a sandwich and salad. Now, Mr. Hooper is the one who doesn't know what he wants for lunch.
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(First: Episode 0364)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie and Jason make faces.
Film George the Farmer demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0265)
Muppets "Beginning, Middle, End"
(First: Episode 1115)
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Film Film (stop-motion) - 'Beginning/End' - Kids wait in line at a movie theater.
(First: Episode 0411)
Cartoon At the beach, the Bee Bee and the Barker family greet each other while saying their names that begin with the letter B.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about making the B sound, with much detail. When Beautiful Day Monster walks by, Kermit goes over the lesson again. The monster does the noise perfectly, but his "BAH!" scares Kermit away, and fogs up the screen.
(First: Episode 0068)
Celebrity James Galway plays a Lebasque tune.
Animation A 3 looks for its house.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(First: Episode 0409)
Insert Susan and the kids sing "My Little Game," a song with loud and soft parts.
(First: Episode 1186)
Animation Sand O/o
(First: Episode 0621)
Muppets Super Grover
When a boy has trouble finding the gate in a fence, Super Grover attempts to bend the pickets. But eventually, the boy finds an EXIT sign.
(First: Episode 0746)
Cartoon The Typewriter: O for Owl
(First: Episode 0837)
(First: Episode 0935)
Luis exit.jpg
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," and Bert says, "I two the sandbox,โ€ and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "You ate the sandbox? How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
SCENE 4 Oscar volunteers to join Gordon and the kids' game of hide-and-seek, even taking up the role of being "it." Gordon is reluctant, but he and the kids go off and hide anyhow. Oscar counts to 20, then sits back and relaxes with no intention of seeking.
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
SCENE 4 cont'd Gordon catches on that Oscar has tricked them. He and the kids quietly make their way to his can and startle the living daylights out of him by shouting, "Home free all!!!" Oscar resolves to be the one who hides this time and asserts he doesn't want to be found.

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