Sesame Street
Air date December 24, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors A, C, 2
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Deena wants to play with Barkley, who is currently resting. She wakes him up and assumes his growling means he's pretending to be a ferocious lion. Gordon tells Deena that she should leave Barkley be while he tries to sleep. She plays with the sleeping dog anyhow, making him "Sleeping Beauty" as she blows kisses to try and wake him up.
2059d
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)
Cookiesafe
Muppets Ernie has a bag of cookies, and locks them in a safe to protect them from Cookie Monster. When the monster discovers that the cookies are locked up tight, he eats the safe.
(First: Episode 0581)
Quicksand
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent movie of a girl is stuck IN the quicksand.
(First: Episode 0511)
Toon.IN
Cartoon A colorful, rhythmic demonstration of the word IN
(First: Episode 0337)
2538.Kidsballoon
Film In a gymnasium, a teacher and some kids play catch with a balloon.
(First: Episode 1088)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Erniebertcookiemystery
Muppets Ernie & BertBert says that he saw Ernie eating his cookies. The culprit turns out to be Cookie Monster, who's disguised in Ernie's hair and shirt.
(First: Episode 0158)
Shadowswan1
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a swan.
(First: Episode 1118)
Cat-toon
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Olivia sets up a bar that the kids and Big Bird go under. She lowers it to a point where the kids crawl under, but Big Bird is much to big to fit; he instead goes over the bar. The kids start doing the same.
Whichcomesfirst
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
Toon.Chickenheart
Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(First: Episode 0488)
CM.Cousinmonster
Muppets Cookie Monster tells his little cousin monster to get him something special that starts with the letter C. He hopes she'll bring him a cookie, but she brings a carrot, a cucumber, a cauliflower, and an ear of corn. Finally, she realizes that cousin also starts with C, and assumes he was referring to her.
(First: Episode 1319)
Typewriterguy
Cartoon The Typewriter: C for Cat
(First: Episode 0779)
Littlejerryandthemonotones
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
Phonebooth
Cartoon A hand draws a telephone booth.
(First: Episode 0791)
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SCENE 3 Gordon sings "Day of Rainbow," pointing out a rainbow forming after a rainfall.
Marchingband2
Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
Ringmaster2
Cartoon The Ringmaster charms two snakes with his saxophone.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1287)
Maria trains Bob and David to be waiters
Cast Maria trains Bob and David to be waiters in a restaurant by showing them which door to go IN and which to go OUT. She uses a few sung 'jingles' to help them remember which is which. Bob 'catches on,' but David has a hard time doing so.
(First: Episode 0786)
A.stopmotion
Animation Arthur and Annie look for the letter A, while a shadowy figure observes all the A words they say.
Features the voice of Jim Thurman
(First: Episode 0781)
Noimage
Celebrity Richard Pryor Wants To Play (1:28)
(First: Episode 0779)
2485n
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
OscarGroverSoundID
Muppets Grover wants to play a game with Oscar. Oscar decides to play a sound game, in hope that the sounds will be so annoying that Grover will want to go away.
(First: Episode 0615)
2003-Dog
Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) tries to get his dog to speak, but it makes other animal noises instead.
(First: Episode 1407)
1246-Shdaow
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of an elephant.
(First: Episode 0593)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
Film.Dragonkite
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(EKA: Episode 0470)
KermitHerryCookie.bicycle
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster are fighting over a bicycle, when Kermit suggests they share it. The two monsters cooperate, and devour the bicycle together.
(First: Episode 0978)
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Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood is prepared for her trip to Grandma's.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird sees Barkley's back legs and tail sticking out from a barrel, as he howls and whines. He also watches Bob and the kids attempting to get him out. Big Bird starts piecing together what's going on and realizes Barkley must be stuck, just as Bob and the kids free him (and the ball he went after). Big Bird sees Barkley next to him and thinks he wasn't stuck after all - "Well, anyone can make a mistake!"
20PicklePie
Cartoon Uncle Ned likes to make a "Twenty Pickle Pie."
(First: Episode 1244)
3161w
Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0787)
0573d
Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
2061 art
Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0318)
1095m
Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
Film-RiverLife
Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
KermitBrianFaces
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit the Frog and Brian demonstrate the parts of the face.
(First: Episode 0126)
1706i
Cartoon Two giraffes (Swedish animation)
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SCENE 5 Oscar snickers as he peers into a box. Telly Monster begs that he wants to see, prompting Oscar to hand him the many letter Cs in the box.


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