Sesame Street
Oscar hosts a show on WORM-TV
Air date May 9, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors N, S, 4
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SCENE 1 Bob and Oscar the Grouch sing "I Love When It Rains."
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
(First: Episode 0772)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Tanya talk about the word "HELP."
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(EKA: Episode 0812)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Cast Captain Nasty (Gordon) commands his pirate crew (Olivia, Bob and Mr. Hooper) to bring him not the big or the bigger, but the biggest treasure chest.
(First: Episode 1227)
Cartoon A triangle wants to play catch with a group of circles, who reject the shape. When their plaything gets trapped under a ridge, the triangle is the only one able to reach it and is permitted to join the game.
(EKA: Episode 0806)
SCENE 2 Bob, Luis, David, and Olivia try counting to four, but Oscar keeps chiming in and shouting, "Five!"
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car. (short intro)
(First: Episode 0603)
Cartoon A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(First: Episode 0829)
Film A gorilla chases a woman, who registers her protest by shouting "No." She triumphantly drags the gorilla off.
(First: Episode 0546)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentSnuffy and Joey say the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0671)
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
Film A girl named Jennifer visits family friend Mrs. Wilson in the country, and together they pick food from her garden.
(First: Episode 0021)
Toon differentmes
Cartoon A boy talks about his various moods.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(EKA: Episode 0831)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam is looking for the biggest man in the saloon. The frightened customers point him towards Big Barney, who's cowering under the table. When Sam discovers that Barney is the biggest man there, he gives him a hat: "This ol' hat here don't fit me. I thought maybe you could use it, huh? I'll see you, fellers." Sinister Sam leaves the baffled customers behind. "Now, that's a nice gesture," one says. "He's a little weird, but he's okay after all, isn't he?"
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (balloons and blackbirds).
(First: Episode 1393)
SCENE 3 Bob, David and Luis tune into WORM-TV, where Olivia is appearing in a cereal commercial with Oscar. Although Olivia prefers her corn flake cereal, Oscar touts the wonders of the new breakfast cereal - Greasy Grouchies, which he claims are corn flakes with various, disgusting toppings. Olivia blows up at him on air and trashes the product, which Oscar counts as a positive testimony.
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(First: Episode 1210)
Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(EKA: Episode 0597)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Jason: AT family.
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't let Bert into the apartment. Bert thinks he might be sad, and then Bert thinks Ernie might be hiding something from Bert, which makes him mad and demand to be let in. He comes in, and Ernie has thrown him a surprise party. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
(First: Episode 0515)
Muppets "City-Country Song"
(First: Episode 0681)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
SCENE 4 The adults tune into the tail end of another WORM-TV program - a children's show starring Oscar called "Grouch Street." Oscar announces the day's sponsors, as well as the production company - the Grouch Television Workshop. The adults find the show strangely familiar...

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