Sesame Street
Air date December 8, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors J, K, 12


Picture Segment Description
Celebrity José Feliciano performs "A World Without Music." (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0763)
Film A showcase of J words
(First: Episode 0631)
Cartoon Two itchy gorillas agree to scratch each other's backs.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is planning to go to the library, when he hears on the radio that it might rain. So he gets out his umbrella, and puts on his raincoat, rain hat, and galoshes. Then, in case it floods, he takes a bag of groceries and a life preserver. Finally, he makes Bert go to the library with him, so he won't be stranded in the flood without him.
(First: Episode 1148)
Animation Sand J/j
(First: Episode 0631)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover informs Mr. Johnson that the restaurant is out of a lot of items that are on the menu. The only thing still at the restaurant is milk... but there are no glasses.
(First: Episode 0976)
Cartoon Moonlight count to 20
SCENE 1 Susan tries to read a magazine, but is bothered by Oscar's TV watching. Before long, Susan gets distracted by Oscar's show, and Oscar shows interest in Susan's magazine.
Cartoon A dog answers "Yes" to every question.
(First: Episode 0783)
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
(First: Episode 0782)
Film A gorilla sits on a park bench with a lunchbox full of bananas. Noticing the woman seated beside him, he decides to share his bananas with her. She keeps answering "YES" every time the gorilla offers one until he runs out of bananas.
(First: Episode 0524)
Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)

Muppets Cookie Monster encounters a green napkin. Every time he squeezes the napkin, a new number appears, allowing Cookie to count up to twenty. This creeps him out, but what's even more creepy is when Kermit shows up inside the napkin at the end of the bit -- he's also green, after all.
(First: Episode 0619)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
Film Geese and their goslings swim in the water.
(First: Episode 0388)
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 2 Susan displays the letter K and demonstrates its sound. Big Bird and a girl act out the words "kangaroo," "kiss," "kitten" and "kite".
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Lion family.
(First: Episode 0018)
Cartoon K - Kangaroo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1160)
Film A woman helps some kids write down their version of "Hickory Dickory Dock," which they then bring to the Acorn Press to have printed.
Fox and crow.JPG
Cartoon A minstrel sings about a fox who outsmarts a crow.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0631)
SCENE 3 Linda demonstrates how to sign the previous K words in sign language.
Muppets Super Grover: Janet Fringle needs help carrying many boxes. Super Grover suggests gluing them together, but she eventually figures out that taking them one at a time will work.
(First: Episode 0588)
Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #1)
(First: Episode 0100)
1041kkick.jpg Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(First: Episode 1422)
Film Apes play at the zoo. (edited)
(First: Episode 0045)
SCENE 4 Maria has to go to the library, but Oscar says he'll give her something to read. He gives her a banana, then an old slice of pizza, neither of which can be read. Finally he gives her a book - which is in Italian.
Cartoon The IT knows how a magnifying glass works.
(First: Episode 1169)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out "feet," and then the camera pans back to reveal a pair of live feet on some grass. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 1289)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
(First: Episode 0035)
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
1041train.jpg Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
SCENE 5 Maria shows some Spanish-speaking kids how to act out "Los Pollitos". Susan announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Grover holds up the Sesame Street sign while Kermit and a kid hold up the CTW sign at the end.

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