Sesame Street
Air date December 15, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors O, Q, 6

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird can't stand the mess his nest area is. Susan suggests he throw out items he no longer needs, but Big Bird has a reason for keeping everything.
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(First: Episode 0353)
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SCENE 2 An exhausted Susan keeps helping Big Bird find something to throw away, but they picked a single item yet. Big Bird comes across a dented ping pong ball, which he thinks can get thrown out. Taking away the item, Big Bird feels his nest is a vast improvement.
Filmfair q
Cartoon A duck sings about all the reasons why q should be remembered.
(First: Episode 0789)
Film Kids narrate a film about water in hoses, fountains, puddles, streams, bathtubs, rivers, oceans, and other places.
(First: Episode 0135)
Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(First: Episode 0459)
Big Bird Scottie wet paint
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Big Bird and Scottie read a WET PAINT sign.
(First: Episode 0975)
Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Cartoon A spring bounces under and over animals.
(First: Episode 1236)
Song "Llama at Dentist Song"
(First: Episode 1241)
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
Producer: Ken Snyder; Music: Billy Taylor
(First: Episode 0276)
Big Bird Julia wet paint
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Big Bird and Julia read a WET PAINT sign.
(First: Episode 0975)
Muppets "The Dirtiest Town in the West"
Film Gibbons make screeching noises.
(First: Episode 0276)
Cartoon A boy imagines staying in the jungle at night when he goes to sleep.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
Film A bulldozer moves dirt up a construction site.
(First: Episode 0799)
Muppets Some fruits in a bowl sing a "Bilingual Fruit Song" about their Spanish names, and agree that two names are better than one.
(First: Episode 1306)
Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
Insert Bob sings a "Hello Song" to Linda, who signs along.
(First: Episode 1024)
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(First: Episode 0440)
Ernie and Bert welcome you
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(First: Episode 0352)
Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
Film A girl gets on, in, and under a blanket in a park.
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0239)
Celebrity Helen Reddy sings "Grow."
(First: Episode 0774)
Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Trey if he's seen a letter Q before. At first Trey denies it, but eventually draws one in the air with his finger.
(First: Episode 0440)
Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets Bert says his favorite number is Six.
(First: Episode 1289)
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SCENE 3 Susan and the kids find hidden letter Os in a picture and place cut-outs of an O over each one. They're one cut-out short, when Alphabet Bates drops from the sky and provides them with one. Dominique, his driver, pulls up in her motorcycle and drives him off to the airport.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
Muppets Mr. Johnson has been served a bowl of soup, but flags down his waiter to make a complaint. He asks Grover to inspect the fly that's in his soup, but Grover looks under; next to; and above the soup before he agrees to bring out a new bowl. The kitchen is all out of what Mr. Johnson ordered, so he brings him Cream of Mosquito.
(First: Episode 1134)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
Cartoon A small frog is jealous of how big an ox is, so he expands himself into a very large, round frog. He becomes so self-important and big he ends up exploding.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0660)

Celebrity Suzanne Farrell takes small and big steps, then has a little lunch and a big lunch.
(First: Episode 1422)
Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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SCENE 4 Luis and the kids kick a ball around as Susan announces the sponsors: O, Q, 6

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