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Sesame Street
Bob burns his hand
Air date January 22, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors Q, U, 4
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 sees Grandma Grace putting a young girl's hair in cornrows. He learns about how it's a concept been passed down through history and even wants his feathers cornrowed as well.
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Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Do What I Do" with Sandy the Snake in an effort to explain how actions can express emotions. However, Sandy finds it difficult to do what Ernie does, since snakes don't have limbs.
(First: Episode 1277)
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Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon Lazy Wanda's knees converse with each other.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1075)
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SCENE 2 Grace introduces an important message...
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Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Cartoon Four elephants at the circus
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
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Muppets Kermit, Farmer Grover and a horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(First: Episode 0590)
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Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
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Muppets / Cast The Count listens to Olivia read the story "The Two Headed Monster", enacted by the titular monster. The book is about how the monster cannot decide on what to do because both heads want to do different things. Eventually they learn that together, they are able to lift weights, play doctor ("Kildare! Kildare!"), play the piano ("Tchaikovsky! Mozart!"), and eat a salami-and-cheese sandwich.
(First: Episode 1121)
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Film A baby monkey
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0280)
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Film A Mummenschanz performer imitates the mannerism and movement of a monkey.
(First: Episode 1108)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
(First: Episode 0768)
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Song "Fireman Ready to Go"
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 3 Maria is confused by a sign hanging on Oscar's trash can - "Beware of the worm." Oscar informs her that Slimey has taken up the job of "watchworm" to protect the house. Maria doesn't Slimey is the least bit threatening to ward off any unwanted visitors. But, Slimey has a partner - Anthony, Oscar's tiger, whose roar inside the can sends Maria running panicked.
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Cartoon U for Ugly: A man removes his mask, revealing a hideous monster face.
(First: Episode 0468)
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Film A film of two kids and a goat riding a turtle at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0486)
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Animation Sand U/u
(First: Episode 0624)
1041dangertheater.jpg Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover asks Lisa what "DANGER" means.
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Cartoon Fisherman Jones demonstrates in, on and under with the help of a big fishy.
(First: Episode 0370)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(First: Episode 1422)
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Cartoon A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 4 Bob enters Hooper's Store with his hand covered in bandages, having burned his hand earlier that day. He frets how he'll be able to participate in a concert tonight, as he's the solo recorder player. Deena appears and begs Bob to play. Bob doesn't have time for her games, but she is instead talking about playing music. She grabs the recorder and plays a beautiful tune, making her perfect to replace Bob in the concert.
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Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
(First: Episode 0547)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Herry & John-John observe a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0571)
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Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
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Muppets Grover sees his shadow follow him around, and thinks it's a person following him. However, Herbert Birdsfoot explains what a shadow is.
(First: Episode 0221)
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Cartoon A bee looks for a flower.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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SCENE 5 Bob doesn't want to hear Oscar's comments regarding his burned hand, believing since he's a Grouch, he likes hearing about pain. Oscar clarifies that even Grouches don't like pain and feels sorry for Bob's condition. He orders Bob not to tell anyone about his feelings and accidentally slams his can lid on his own hand.
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Cartoon A little girl tries to figure out why a dog is crying.
(First: Episode 0862)
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Film A trip to the chewing gum factory
(First: Episode 0498)
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Muppets "The Question Song"
(First: Episode 0378)
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Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
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SCENE 6 Bob, Deena and the others gather, all dressed in their finest, to head over to Bob's concert. Bob goes over the music with Deena on the way.


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