Sesame Street
Plot Garage sale
Air date May 12, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors A, B, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird sees the adults all moving various items into the garage. He asks questions about what's going on and learns they're having a garage sale today. Big Bird goes off to get some items he could sell as well.
0597.Triangles
Film Paper-cut triangles fade into live-action shots of triangle-shaped things.
(First: Episode 0538)
TheresaHoleintheBucket
Muppets "There's a Hole in the Bucket"
(First: Episode 0834)
Herecomesthebus
Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird donates his stuffed teddy bird to the sale. He goes around looking at various items he might like to buy, but nothing seems appealing to him...except a teddy bird he spots on one table.
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Film Wrench Tools (0:25)
ErnieBertBananaEarPart1
Muppets Part 1: Ernie is holding a banana in his ear. Bert tries to tell him that he does so, but he can't hear him because of it.
(First: Episode 0258)
Seasonssong
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
ErnieBertBananaEarPart2
Muppets Part 2: Ernie reveals that he has a banana in his ear in order to keep the alligators away. He uses Bert's denial of any on Sesame Street as proof that his method works.
(First: Episode 0258)
Ringmaster2
Cartoon The Ringmaster charms two snakes with his saxophone.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1287)
HandsCakeShare
Muppets Two Anything Muppet hands argue over a piece of cake before they decide to share it.
(First: Episode 0189)
Typewriter.A
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0770)
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Muppets Big Bird and Shola demonstrate big and small.
(First: Episode 0306)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has two slices of apple pie. He takes the big piece, and gives Bert the small piece. Bert takes offense to this, saying that he would have given Ernie the big piece and kept the small piece for himself - but the outcome is the same, so what's Bert angry about?
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon Money (0:37)
Raposo-Feet
Song Joe Raposo sings "Feet (One Foot, Two Foot)."
(EKA: Episode 0838)
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Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
1091-21
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
Cartoontwoeyes
Cartoon A man counts two ears, two eyes, and two arms. He picks up each leg to count two legs, and then falls down.
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
AlienAlphabet
Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
Hatshop5
Muppets Farley goes to the hat shop. (long take)
(First: Episode 0244)
Bigacartoon
Cartoon Words that begin with A, ending with ambulance (shown in English and Spanish)
Animated by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
BertIngrid
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert & Ingrid count backwards from ten to one.
(First: Episode 0530)
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Transition Corner Bridge (0:11)
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Muppets Leslie Mostly interviews Guy Smiley, whose home life very much resembles his game shows.
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and the kids help Luis by matching up different types of cups. Luis returns with some juice to fill them with.
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Film "La Maldita Iguana" (mariachi song)
(EKA: Episode 0815)
2485d
Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
(First: Episode 0293)
Monsterslookata
Muppets Monsters look at a big A.
(First: Episode 0083)
Toon.beingapig
Cartoon A pig sings "I Love Being a Pig."
(First: Episode 0462)
1091-24
Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
1287-Fonz
Celebrity The Fonz has a message - "A."
(First: Episode 1152)
SandA.3086
Animation Sand A / a
(First: Episode 0628)
CookieJason-Love
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJason reads a "LOVE" sign Cookie Monster shows him.
(First: Episode 1114)
Firestationfieldtrip
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
Ssnews.sixdollarman
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit explores the lab of Professor Nucleus Von Fission, who has just built a robot called the Six Dollar Man, out of parts which cost him six dollars total. The robot destroys the lab, while Von Fission laughs. Kermit is horrified, but Von Fission explains, "What do you expect for six dollars?"
(First: Episode 0933)
Wereonthebus
Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird bemoans the fact that nobody has bought any of the items he has at the garage sale. Bob offers to buy something, but Big Bird doesn't want to part with the items. Bob points out this issue and suggests Big Bird sell something he doesn't need. Big Bird produces a bag of birdseed, then pours the birdseed for himself and sells Bob the bag.
Bforbeard
Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
AnimalFilm-Wolves
Film Footage of wolves.
(First: Episode 0982)
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Muppets Ice Follies: Count von Count counts his spins on skates
(First: Episode 0884)
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Film Scissors Tools (0:22)
Wateringbstalk
Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(EKA: Episode 0277)
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SCENE 5 The adults walk off with the items they bought from each other, realizing they may not need them after all. Big Bird recommends having another garage sale.


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