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Sesame Street
Air date January 30, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors A, B, 3
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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Muppets / Celebrity C-3PO and R2-D2 help Big Bird with his counting with a performance of "Beep."
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Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse".
(First: Episode 0773)
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: Upstairs, Downstairs
(First: Episode 1162)
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Film The Fabulous Four Flying Flatirons, a group of trapeze artists, demonstrate up and down. (edited)
(First: Episode 1039)
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Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
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SCENE 1 Oscar intrudes on today's day care activities, where the kids sculpt with clay. Bob observes what everyone has made. Oscar shows him the various things he made, which are all just flattened objects.
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Animation Three balls try to match three holes.
(First: Episode 0572)
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Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(First: Episode 1164)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 9 elephants.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1366)
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Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit the Frog, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
(First: Episode 0534)
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Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
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Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover tells Mr. Johnson the menu, which has the items numbered. Number 9 is the special of the day. It turns out to be a real number nine, but Mr. Johnson doesn't want it. (It's medium rare, and he likes his nines well-done.)
(First: Episode 1377)
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Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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Film Tomato Field Revised #2 (0:42)
(First: Episode 0302)
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SCENE 2 A young girl enters Hooper's Store to use the phone, but she's too small to reach it. Mr. Hooper offers to dial the number and hold her up, but she insists that she do it on herself and cites the call as a personal one. She then asks for a box to stand on. "Pretty smart kid," Hooper observes.
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Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.
(First: Episode 0537)
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Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
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Cartoon A girl explains (in poetry) how she failed trying to make a snowman without using snow.
(First: Episode 0480)
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Film A scuba diver shows up and down.
(First: Episode 0526)
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Muppets Super Grover: A boy is confused -- his mother told him to take a bus home, but he doesn't know where to find the bus. Super Grover arrives, and they soon discover a sign that says "Bus Stop". The boy believes they found the answer, but Super Grover insists that his mother told him to take a bus home, not a sign.
(First: Episode 0708)
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Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
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SCENE 3 Back at day care, Bob and Telly Monster sing "I Knew a Cute Monster Who Swallowed a Fly" as Linda signs the lyrics.
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Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Film Spinning Bus Stop sign
(First: Episode 0931)
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Cartoon A boy solves a math problem: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
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Muppets The Beetles perform "Letter B."
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Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Herry Monster and Laurie identify different shapes.
(First: Episode 0881)
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SCENE 4 Everyone at day care makes sock puppets.


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