Sesame Street
Air date January 5, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors T, W, 10
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Picture Segment Description
Everyone Feels a Little Shy Sometimes
Insert Susan greets Big Bird walking down Sesame Street in a slump because he wanted to talk to Luis's grandmother on the phone in New Mexico, but he couldn't think of anything to say. He's told that he was just shy, and she sings to him "Everyone Feels a Little Shy Sometimes".
(First: Episode 0964)
Willamina
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
Dragnetsesame

Dragnetsesame2
Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Games Around the World Throwing
Film Various sporting events involving throwing things are show from around the world.
(First: Episode 0809)
YourOldFriendToothbrush!
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
Grover-moon
Muppets Grover gets under his blanket, pretending that he is on the moon.
(First: Episode 1309)
Toon.TopBottom
Cartoon A fat man and a small man demonstrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 0525)
Upsidedowncone
Muppets Happening upon the ice cream man, Ernie wants to buy a chocolate - strawberry - peach - vanilla - banana - pistachio - peppermint - lemon - orange - butterscotch ice cream cone, but the ice cream vendor instead gives him a butterscotch - orange - lemon - peppermint - pistachio - banana - vanilla - peach - strawberry - chocolate ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0133)
Splasho.top
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(First: Episode 0655)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Oscar performs "The Loudest Soft Shoe in the World."
Cartoontracks
Cartoon Two kids wonder where some mysterious tracks on the ground come from.
(First: Episode 1026)
1708w
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Ringmaster10
Cartoon The Ringmaster treats us to the balancing feet of ten brown bears.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1336)
Ice Skating Whistle
Muppets Ice Follies: Oscar blows his whistle, then goes into hiding, causing the other Muppets (Big Bird, Bert, Betty Lou, Grover, Cookie Monster and the Count) to find the source.
(First: Episode 0939)
Henson Scanimate 10
Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
Castaways
Cast Maria and Luis play castaways on an island, when Bob shows up as a new friend.
YESMachine
Cartoon A man shows the viewers his "YES" machine.
(First: Episode 0822)
Sully-LoveSong
Muppets / Celebrity Biff and Sully recruit Judy Collins into their singing group - YES and they sing the group's theme song.
(First: Episode 0961)
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Cartoon The word "YES" follows a man.
(First: Episode 0875)
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Film Kids use a magnet to retrieve a jack.
(First: Episode 0968)
Geometry of Circles 2 - Seven Circles with Designs
Cartoon Geometry of Circles #2 "Seven Circles with Designs"
(First: Episode 1394)
Film-Walrus
Film The walrus
(First: Episode 0296)
400012
Cartoon T for typewriter and toe
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0506)
SomosHermanos
Song "Brothers Song"
PIYN-MilkmanPainter
Muppets / Cast Maria and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood" — painter and milkman.
(First: Episode 1173)
WomanFarmSounds
Cartoon A woman identifies farm animals by their sounds.
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Film Counting the circus clowns
(First: Episode 0501)
Noimage
Celebrity Oscar can't get an energetic Slimey to go down for his nap. James Galway plays a jig on his flute, which Slimey dances too until he gets too tired and falls asleep. "You Irish sure have a way with worms," Oscar notes.
(First: Episode 1426)
Russian dolls
Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
PlaneStartup
Cartoon An aviator and his son cooperate to start their plane.
1091-28
Film Where the buffalo roam ...
(First: Episode 0510)
Clip
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
2963-D5
Cartoon Stop-frame animation of a girl on a beach, reading a book containing pictures of various sea creatures that come to life as she comes to their pages.
(First: Episode 1434)
MariaChaplin.ShirtsTowels
Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels.
(First: Episode 0541)
Film.Boyvisitsdentist
Film A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0476)
Wworm
Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
Film.Listen
Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
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Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Bob and Luis play with the kids as the sponsors are announced.


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