Sesame Street
Air date February 2, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors C, E, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus sees Linda sitting out in the yard and decides to go speak to her. Since she's facing away from him, he receives no response when he tries making conversation. He fears that she doesn't like him, but Big Bird clarifies that she couldn't hear him. Big Bird goes over and makes contact with some basic signs to demonstrate, but Snuffy runs off to learn sign language before Linda can see him.
SB--CCarrot
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
Cisforcookie
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(First: Episode 0372)
Circlesandstripes
Animation Two small stripes watch as two circles play with each other. The stripes try to bend themselves into circles, but soon find that they can both cooperate to make one big circle.
(First: Episode 0762)
ChaplinLuis.longshort
Cast Charlie Chaplin notices a short thread on Luis' tuxedo, which becomes long as he pulls it, unraveling Luis's trousers!
(First: Episode 1042)
SandC
Animation Sand C / c
(First: Episode 0625)
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SCENE 2 Snuffy rushes back and shows Big Bird some Snuffleupagus sign language he's learned. He signs a basic greeting, so Big Bird runs out to get Linda and Timi. However, Snuffy forgets how to make the sign and leaves to re-learn it, just missing the others.
Cat-toon
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
Treesurgeon
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(First: Episode 1244)
ErnieVase
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie can't decide which of the two different shelves he should place a large vase on, so Bert tells him to use his imagination. Ernie imagines the vase falling off the little shelf and Bert kicking him out of the apartment. Then, Ernie imagines putting the vase on the big shelf, and Bert rewarding him with a big surprise party.
(First: Episode 0277)
Daddy-Slips
Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Timi and Linda review some signs about feelings. Oscar orders them to disperse and finds himself providing them with an example of anger.
0926v
Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song (Share in Your Fun with Another Someone)"
(First: Episode 0926)
Ssnews.angry
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog tries to find out what makes people angry, but everyone he encounters is too busy to speak to him, which ultimately causes him to lose his temper and yell at the camera.
(First: Episode 0537)
2423-Sprout
Film Time-lapse of seeds growing.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
2059f
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
0573za
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Cookie Monster and Genelle count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0289)
Facecartoon
Cartoon A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(First: Episode 0769)
Song.Superstition01
Celebrity Stevie Wonder performs his hit single "Superstition".
(First: Episode 0514)
2040e
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Baker
Film Ten Song (Song of Ten) (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
KingMidas
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
Rhymiesatsea
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
E-shriek
Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Maria builds a bookcase for Telly Monster and asks him to get another board from across the room. Telly can't figure out which board to get - a round one or a rectangular one. Since the other boards making the bookcase are rectangular, he realizes that a similar board is what they need. He notices his books are also rectangular and worries what kind of bookcase he'll need if he gets any round books.
Marchingcircle
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Cap008
Insert Three of These Kids are wearing winter gear in the cold, but one is not.
(First: Episode 0463)
2356-9
Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
EB.Ernieforgot
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
Sunflowerbells
Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(First: Episode 1181)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Linda signs the word CAT. Timi appears in an oval onscreen, translating. Timi is then given a Muppet cat to hold.
0033.cat
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
Film.Birdseat
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
MumfCarrot
Muppets Grover asks The Amazing Mumford if he could make his carrot disappear, provided that some smoke appears. Mumford performs the trick and Grover is impressed by the puff of smoke, however he fails to notice Mumford chomping on his carrot. When Grover asks Mumford to make the carrot reappear, he replies that he can't because he ate it ("You didn't say anything about magic!").
(First: Episode 1210)
Gnomes flower vase
Cartoon Three little men climb up the three flower stems.
(First: Episode 0634)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Linda now signs the word CAR, with Timi translating. Oscar provides a smoggy visual aid with the use of the Sloppy Jalopy.
Word.AGUA.70s
Cartoon The word AGUA fills up with water.
(EKA: Episode 0593)
Grover-Scatting
Muppets Grover, Big Jeffy, and a Lavender girl have fun scatting to handclapping.
(First: Episode 0294)
Rattlesnakes.Longshort
Cartoon The long rattlesnake thinks he's better than the short one, until the short one outsmarts him by making him bite his own tail. "Wanna borrow my snakebite kit?"
Artists: Bud Luckey and Rudy Zamora
(First: Episode 0955)
Zoomonkey
Song Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 7 Maria is shocked to see Oscar taking the kids on a ride to the zoo and playground, only the car won't start to get them there, just as he intends.


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