Sesame Street
Big Bird watches Mr. Macintosh's cart
Air date December 29, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors C, F, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Mr. Macintosh has to go downtown, but needs someone to look after his produce cart. Big Bird volunteers, although he has no idea what he's supposed to do.
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cat toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
Cartoon Brush your teeth, up and down, side to side, round and round.
(First: Episode 1154)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Cartoon A bear counts bees.
(First: Episode 0083)
Muppets Leslie Mostly interviews The Amazing Mumford from his home. He shows her a trick that turns him into a giant rabbit, which is easily is able to rectify. As he disappears, Leslie discovers she's been turned into a rabbit.
(First: Episode 1447)
Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
SCENE 2 Olivia helps Big Bird by pretending to be a potential customer, Mrs. Schmertz. Big Bird makes idle chit-chat with her, neglecting to ask what kind of produce she'd like to buy.
Film A boy climbs up a tree to gather coconuts.
(First: Episode 1125)
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Tortoise and the Hare: When the race begins, the hare dawdles, since the tortoise is so slow he'll have time to win. Kermit rushes to the finish line so that he can see the results... and is crowned the winner.
(First: Episode 0477)
Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Super Grover
When a boy has trouble finding the gate in a fence, Super Grover attempts to bend the pickets. But eventually, the boy finds an EXIT sign.
(First: Episode 0746)
Cartoon The word EXIT walks out of the room.
(First: Episode 0635)
George fastslow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates fast and slow by going back and forth on a fence, and in a rocking chair.
(First: Episode 0288)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
SCENE 3 Deena whizzes over to Big Bird, begging him to play. He insists that he can't, when Deena spots a cantaloupe and thinks it's a ball. Big Bird sets her straight on what it actually is, only now Deena thinks "cantaloupe" is a kind of game.
Cartoon Two guys row their oars in different directions, until they decide to cooperate and row together.
(First: Episode 0510)
Muppets Game Show: "Dialing for Prizes Movie": Guy Smiley gives the lucky caller a group of monsters as a prize.
(First: Episode 0629)
Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1162)
Celebrity Mary Lou Williams scats with the kids.
(First: Episode 0792)
Song Marilyn Sokol sings "Pockets" over a montage of different types of pockets.
(First: Episode 0764)
SCENE 4 Deena sees that a cantaloupe is actually something one eats. She now thinks a tomato is a ball and a zucchini is a green baseball bat.
Film A dented car door is repaired and repainted at an auto body shop.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cast The Lovers of Five (David, Luis, Gordon and Bob) sing "Gimme Five."
(First: Episode 1137)
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple.
(First: Episode 0485)
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
Eat Right Cartoon
Cartoon A stick describes the meals it eats throughout the day to become a thicker stick, followed by nine hours of sleep to become a boy.
Insert Maria imagines her friends visiting her on her fire escape.
(First: Episode 1008)
Cartoon Five butterflies
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
(First: Episode 0153)
Pinball 05
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie decides to set up an apple-selling stand, and has everything he needs, leaving out the apples.
(First: Episode 1219)
Cartoon Typewriter: F for Fly
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0781)
Luis exit
Cast Luis looks for the exit in a brick room.
(First: Episode 0407)
Animation An opened egg is put back together.
(First: Episode 1454)
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
SCENE 5 Mr. Mac returns, allowing Big Bird time to play with Deena. She no longer wants to play ball and instead wants to play pretend fruit stand, using various balls and bats as fruits and vegetables.

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