Sesame Street
Mr. Ortiz's sister visits
Air date February 3, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors B, D, 11
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 A woman arrives on the street and meets Big Bird. She only speaks Spanish, so he goes back and forth between the brownstone and Hooper's Store, where Mr. Ortiz just happens to be working today. Mr. Ortiz translates some words Big Bird hears from the woman regarding someone she's visiting - he's her brother with blue eyes, named Geraldo.
SCENE 1 cont'd Mr. Ortiz pieces together from Big Bird's questions that the woman outside is his sister, Angelita, here to visit him! The two reunite outside, as Big Bird observes, "See how important it is to know two languages like I do?"
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (a loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a mess of the apartment in order to find a note he wrote to Bert.
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Cartoon A mouse tries looking for his pet, describing to his friend what they did yesterday.
(First: Episode 0764)
Film A girl explains her life in a motor home.
(First: Episode 1235)
Animation Sand D/d
(First: Episode 0640)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper approaches a man and says, "Knock, knock!" The man asks, "Who's there?" Harvey says, "Dion." The man asks, "Dion who?" Then Harvey slaps a letter D on the man's chest and says, "D on you!"
(First: Episode 0292)
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
(First: Episode 0545)
Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
Cartoon A playground is destroyed by bad weather, and a teacher has her class rebuild it from memory.
(First: Episode 1453)
Letters form FUN.jpg
Insert Jerry Nelson narrates three letters coming together to form the word FUN. The letters celebrate with confetti and streamers.
(First: Episode 0458)
Celebrity Lily Tomlin performs "Sing" while signing the lyrics for a pair of deaf children.
(First: Episode 0901)
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
Film A steam shovel picks up debris.
(First: Episode 0034)
Cartoon A man laughs out loud as an alligator uses the telephone to call his wife - then he eats the phone booth.
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Film Telephone (Brugnoni) (0:25)
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Cartoon A boy learns to put his mom's letter in the mailbox all by himself (with a little help).

Muppets Bushman Bill introduces Didi O'Day and the Dew Drops performing "D Duah Duah."
(First: Episode 1449)
SCENE 2 Oscar halts Mr. Ortiz and his sister to perform a survey on how siblings can be the same and different. Oscar pulls the old "spring loaded snake from a can of nuts" trick on Angelita, thus showing another way the siblings are different - Mr. Ortiz reacts calmly, while Angelita loudly tears into Oscar, who thinks he's in love.
Toast toon.jpg
Cartoon A man shows the difference between a regular slice of bread and a toasted one.
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0362)
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Song "What Can You Do with a Burro?"
(First: Episode 1364)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on Rapunzel, who has been locked in a tower by the wicked witch. Prince Charming comes to rescue her by asking to let down her hair, and she literally does... by having her hair fall off her head.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon 1-10, 10-1 count with stripes.
(First: Episode 0926)
Film Close-ups of animals. Kids try to guess what they are.
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
Insert Child voiceovers declare the street wastebasket is empty. The adults and Big Bird toss their trash into it, making it full. The trashman comes by to make it empty again.
(First: Episode 0854)
Animation Three rocks use different methods to get across a lake.
Artist: Al Jarnow
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Film A gym instructor helps children perform a variety of stretching and bending exercises.
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Cartoon D - dig, deep, dinosaur
(First: Episode 1148)
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
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Muppets Forgetful Jones sings "Who Could Forget the Day That We Met" to Clementine.

SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper sets out a radio, which plays a Latin dance tune. Angelita recalls how she and her brother used to dance as children and encourages Geraldo to dance. Soon, everyone else (Mr. Hooper, Linda, Gordon, Big Bird and the kids) start dancing, too.
Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
Film Footage of birds swimming, including flamingos, swans and ducks.
Music: Joe Raposo
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Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B". (Spanish remake)
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Cast Maria, David and Olivia compete to see who can jump the farthest.
Cartoon B for butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Grover appears in a library to tell the viewers about what a library is. The librarian, however, keeps telling Grover to be quieter, until he can barely even be heard.
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Cartoon Small B, Small D
Paul Fierlinger
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SCENE 4 Everyone continues to dance as Oscar announces the sponsors.

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