Sesame Street
Air date November 27, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors D, H, 5

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Picture Segment Description
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Insert Bob sings "Have a Nice Day."
(First: Episode 1022)
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Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
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Cartoon H for hair
(First: Episode 0475)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a bathtub and help each other get clean. They are discouraged when they are finished and drain the tub, but find joy in drying.
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Cartoon A man jumps up and down on a trampoline.
Artist: Tom Gabbay
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Muppets Beat the Time with Grover.
(First: Episode 0423)
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Cartoon A duckling dresses itself, naming all the parts of its coat.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1195)
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SCENE 1 Big Bird has brought his Bird Book to the Fix-It Shop to figure out what kind of bird Poco Loco is. He's not a humming bird, flamingo, or pelican, but he does resemble the "silly parrot" in the book.
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Cartoon A photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
(First: Episode 0799)
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Cast Gordon, Maria, Luis and Bob explain how they cooperated to catch a fish for eat (a la "This is House That Jack Built").
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Cartoon Five feet stick out from a barrel, all belonging to a strange five-legged being.
(First: Episode 0859)
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Muppets Mother Goose tries coming up with Little Boy Blue's nursery rhyme.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
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Film A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(First: Episode 1114)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird sings a friendship song with Poco.
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Cartoon Five tail feathers are subtracted from a peacock.
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Film A scuba diver shows up and down.
(First: Episode 0695)
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Cartoon A hand draws a telephone booth.
(First: Episode 0791)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover asks Lisa about the difference between up and down.
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Cartoon Various demonstrations of DOWN and UP
(First: Episode 0847)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to help him carry his heavy groceries, but Ernie is too busy thinking about all the things he can do as he sits in a chair: breathing, listening, and smelling.
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Film Future careers: footage of a kid acting out a certain job, followed by an adult doing "the real thing." Includes a girl singing the "Sesame Street Theme" and another watching a sketch with Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog.
(First: Episode 0796)
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Muppets Big Bird telephones Mr. Snuffleupagus from Chinatown and describes a dragon puppet right next to him. Snuffy chuckles at the idea and compliments Big Bird's imagination. "Et tu, Snuffy?," he moans.
(First: Episode 1291)
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Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(First: Episode 1403)
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SCENE 3 Telly frets over a task Oscar has given him: sort his laundry into two separate piles. Susan helps him, but Telly explains the different ways they can be organized. As it turns out, Oscar wants them sorted in piles with and without holes. The ones without holes go to his moths for feeding.
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Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet lady spells out the word BUG, after which a bug introduces himself.
(First: Episode 1423)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(First: Episode 0492)
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Cartoon Five flies land on a kid's face.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Muppets In ancient times, Grover invents the wheel to help Biff move a stone up a hill.
(First: Episode 0915)
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Cartoon Cherries fall through a moving hole onto a man who demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Bushman Bill introduces Didi O'Day and the Dew Drops performing "D Duah Duah."
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Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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Film Examples of people and animals going down.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Insert Big Bird, Maria and the kids introduce themselves as "YO." Together, they are "NOSOTROS."
(First: Episode 1337)
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Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
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Muppets The Martians discover a radio. They tune into three different styles of music, none of which they like. Then they tune into some static, which they start joyfully dancing to.
(First: Episode 1329)
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Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(First: Episode 0410)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
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Muppets You can always count on a good time when "The Countess Counts" for you.
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
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Film Otters in the zoo
(First: Episode 0487)
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Cartoon Imagination (Boy Imagines Being Zoo Animals)
(First: Episode 0383)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird tries to get Poco to be friends with Barkley. He thinks it might work if Poco does his dog sounds to communicate. After a few misteps, he begins barking and Barkley jumps all over him. Susan announces the sponsors.
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CLOSING SIGNS Maria holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Mr. Hooper holds up the CTW sign at the end.


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