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Sesame Street
Air date December 31, 1980
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors C, G, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird uses his Number of the Day Machine to find out today's number - 7!
Pinball 07.jpg Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
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Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
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Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no."
(First: Episode 0794)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that the man she intends to marry has small ears, bulgy eyes, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit the Frog is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(First: Episode 0859)
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Cartoon An elevator fills up with 10 passengers, but quickly breaks when the mouse gets on.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0532)
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Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(First: Episode 0859)
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Film A flock of sheep crosses the river.
(First: Episode 1165)
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Animation A kerosene lamp assembles itself in stop-motion.
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird, Gordon and the kids put together a puzzle of the letter G.
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Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
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Film Elephants in the zoo.
(First: Episode 0283)
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Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
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Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
(First: Episode 1412)
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Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Animation Slide puzzle - elephant
(First: Episode 0389)
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Muppets Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it and tells Ernie that he can make him read his sign. Ernie replies "Oh no you can't!", and eventually gets the joke. He tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires when Bert bets he can get Ernie to read the sign.
(First: Episode 0416)
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SCENE 3 Telly Monster tries teaching the kids to count in Spanish, but he doesn't know how. Maria sings them "The Spanish Counting Song." Telly reprises the song to teach the kids, but starts worrying what will happen if someone asks him to count in Russian or French.
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Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
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Film Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A widow bird flies from one tree to another.
(First: Episode 0391)
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Muppets Kermit describes the beginning, middle and end using a cookbook with assistance from Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 1352)
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Film A gorilla chases a woman, who registers her protest by shouting "No." She triumphantly drags the gorilla off.
(First: Episode 0546)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: The Amazing Mumford's pineapple subtraction act
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon Subtracting three mules
(First: Episode 0767)
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Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
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Insert Bob shows Janice that the letter C stands for "coat."
(First: Episode 1142)
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Thelma looks for a pair of binoculars that Cyrus has lost.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1178)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” It's late at night and Bert isn't home yet. Ernie worries that he may have been abducted by monsters and is being forced to party with them... maybe even having fun. When Bert gets home, Ernie shares his stream of emotions he felt when he'd imagined something had happened to Bert: fear, sadness and anger. Bert assures him that he was fine -- he never has fun.
(First: Episode 0929)
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Film A female vocalist sings about the many different types of flowers found all over.
(First: Episode 0141)
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Muppets A young girl bangs her stick across 7 fenceposts, which turn out to be the teeth of a large monster.
(First: Episode 1401)
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Cartoon 7 Starfish
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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SCENE 4 Professor Oscar rings the bell for his School of the Grouch, teaching the youth of the area to be more like Grouches. Susan watches him teach them the word NO, which is what Grouches love to respond to questions with. Susan turns the tables on him by asking him questions he ordinarily wouldn't refuse.
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Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets Old West sketches: The town doctor ("Doc") comes to a saloon to meet Mean Manny and his gang, even though Manny is the toughest guy in town and plans to have a "shootin' party." Manny and his posse arrive on time and meet with Doc and his medicine...he gives them all measles shots.
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon Lots of bunnies are needed to pull the huge carrot from the ground.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
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Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon Millie and Molly find a place for their picture of their favorite rock star, Danny.
(First: Episode 1295)
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Film Through close-ups, children identify mushrooms.
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
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Muppets Leslie Mostly takes us to Charlie's Restaurant for an interview with Grover about being a waiter.
(First: Episode 1453)
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Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird bothers Gordon by thinking of words that begin with G.


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