Sesame Street
Plot An evening with Howlie the Owl
Air date January 14, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors K, L, 6
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Picture Segment Description
Wheelsonmyfeet
SCENE 1 Big Bird sings about "Wheels on My Feet" while roller skating down the street.
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Countblocks

Countblocks3
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
SmallSaws
Cartoon Small, smaller and smallest men will cut a log with a saw.
(First: Episode 1243)
BallGoesUp
Song "The Ball Goes Up, The Ball Goes Down"
(First: Episode 0773)
Lpoemkids
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
AlphaChat-L
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
1859-Sand
Animation Sand L / l
(First: Episode 0632)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro.
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Maria, Big Bird and the kids plant an imaginary garden.
3144z
Cartoon "L Look Around Song"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
DonMusic--YankeeDoodle
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog helps Don Music finish the "Yankee Doodle" song, then because Don finds the idea of calling feathers macaroni ridiculous, they rewrite it to be a song in which Yankee Doodle stays at home cooking for his pony, puts "fat spaghetti" in a pot and calls it macaroni. Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats then come in and perform the song with Don.
(First: Episode 0876)
Noimage
Cartoon Small/er/est Blasts (0:17)
(First: Episode 0786)
1291-Apples01
Muppets A furry, purple creature whooshes to the counter of Hooper's Store and counts 5 apples. He subtracts one, leaving 4.
(First: Episode 0409)
Film.hippo
Film Hippos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0415)
Film-Cornbread
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
1291-Apples02
Muppets The creature returns to subtract one more apple, leaving 3.
(First: Episode 0409)
1291-Apples03
Muppets Again, the creature appears to remove another apple, leaving 2.
(First: Episode 0409)
BJJ.wheresthedog
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Smart Susie Sunset search for Aunt Nellie's dog, Meatbone, not knowing that the sneaky dog has been following them the whole time.
(First: Episode 1296)
1291-Apples04
Muppets Another apple is subtracted, thus leaving only 1.
(First: Episode 0409)
Noimage
Film Body Parts (Eng/Span) (2:19)
(First: Episode 0528)
1291-Apples05
Muppets The creature takes away the last apple, leaving 0.
(First: Episode 0409)
Ostrichfilm
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
RINNNGGG
Cartoon Various sounds are demonstrated, including an alarm clock, a baby crying, a telephone, a faucet dripping, and a boy sneezing.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
Trafficlight
Film Traffic light.
(First: Episode 0131)
SignMan.KissMe
Cartoon Sign Man: KISS ME
(First: Episode 1136)
AMs-CooperateBarber
Muppets A barbershop quartet sings "When You Cooperate."
Noimage
SCENE 3 Bob and Maria tuck Big Bird into bed for the night. He's woken up by a loud, screeching sound. He comes face to face with Howlie, an owl. He demonstrates his owl call, disturbing the others in the neighborhood.
Grover-Scatting
Muppets Grover, Big Jeffy, and a Lavender girl have fun scatting to handclapping.
(First: Episode 0294)
Lisforlips
Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
LookCloser.hand
Song Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (hand)
(EKA: Episode 1118)
Ernie.nose
Muppets Ernie plays a game of "Touch Your Face" with the viewer.
(First: Episode 0869)
1095d
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Big Bird has been kept up all night by Howlie and requests the owl do something quiet so he can get some sleep. Howlie decides to have something to eat. Big Bird considers having a midnight snack as well, until he sees what Howlie has brought - various bugs.
MarchingBand20
Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
Knittinkitten
Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
Frazzle's Feelings
Muppets Grover asks Frazzle about his day, and Frazzle responds with growls to demonstrate how he felt.
(First: Episode 0491)
2125i
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
Film.AnimalAuction01

Film.AnimalAuction02
Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
Toon-Small-er-estCat
Cartoon A cat, bird and worm illustrate small, smaller and smallest.
(First: Episode 0834)
Dots7
Cartoon Dot Bridge (raspberry)
(First: Episode 0014)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Now morning, Big Bird and Howlie both decide to turn in for the day. Suddenly, Big Bird is awoken by his alarm clock. Bob stops by to drop off his breakfast before Luis and Maria tell him they'll be waiting at the bus stop for their trip to the amusement park. All the commotion doesn't stir Howlie, who is fast asleep.


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