Sesame Street
Air date January 30, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors A, B, 3
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Droids-beep
Muppets / Celebrity C-3PO and R2-D2 help Big Bird with his counting with a performance of "Beep."
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Paintingb
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
CartoonLionMouse
Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse".
(First: Episode 0773)
Mpiece.updownstairs
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: Upstairs, Downstairs
(First: Episode 1162)
Trapeze-UpAndDown
Film The Fabulous Four Flying Flatirons, a group of trapeze artists, demonstrate up and down. (edited)
(First: Episode 1039)
3087.redgreenmonster
Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
Noimage
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.
Ballsholes
Animation Three balls try to match three holes.
(First: Episode 0572)
Horsejigsaw
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
1186y
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie 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)
3959zd
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 9 elephants.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1366)
Andnowtheoctopus
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
SholahugsKermit
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit 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)
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
Herecomesthebus
Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
Specialoftheday
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)
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
1552 Tomato Field
Film Tomato Field Revised #2 (0:42)
(First: Episode 0302)
Noimage
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.
Toon.Acrobats
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
EBSholaNap
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.
(First: Episode 0537)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
2059e
Film George the Farmer demonstrates up/down with two ladders.
(First: Episode 0239)
3159c
Cartoon A girl explains in poem how she failed trying to make a snowman without using snow.
(First: Episode 0480)
1449-Scuba
Film A scuba diver shows up and down.
(First: Episode 0695)
SuperGrover BusStop
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)
BusStop.Verbitsky
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
Noimage
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.
TwoPlusOne
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3.
(First: Episode 0516)
2990bus
Film Spinning Bus Stop sign
(First: Episode 0931)
3plus1equals4
Cartoon A boy solves a math problem: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Thebeetles
Muppets The Beetles perform "Letter B."
Wateringbstalk
Cartoon Jack waters a B, which grows into a B-stalk. He climbs it and travels to the Land of B.
(First: Episode 0277)
HerryLaurie-Shapes
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and Laurie identify different shapes.
(First: Episode 0881)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Everyone at day care makes sock puppets.


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