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Sesame Street
Air date February 5, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors W, X, 2
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 Luis awaits the arrival of Dr. Nobel Price, who has another new invention to show off. Dr. Price, however, feels his latest project is already a failure. He unveils his creation - "woodies," a bunch of wooden objects of different shapes. The kids recognize them as blocks and play with them. Dr. Price, however, can't see their value as playthings and considers carving them into toothpicks instead.
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Cartoon A rolling circle becomes a square, then a triangle, and various other shapes.
(First: Episode 1465)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” At the movies, a lady with a tall hat sits in front of Ernie and Bert. She block's Ernie's view, so he asks her if she'd mind taking it off. When she places the hat on the seat next to her, Bert's view is now obstructed.
(First: Episode 0538)
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Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
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Animation A set of blocks reveal a square, a triangle, and a circle.
(First: Episode 1184)
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Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
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SCENE 2 Forgetful Jones tries to play catch, but has forgotten the most important thing - someone to throw the ball to.
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Cartoon Two Elephants
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1457)
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Muppets Lena Horne sings "How Do You Do?" to Grover.
(First: Episode 0536)
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Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
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Film There Once Was a Hand series: The hands try to communicate each other by makings sounds from the opposite sides of a wall.
(First: Episode 0649)
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Cartoon Two Farm Animals
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1447)
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Insert Maria imagines her friends visiting her on her fire escape.
(First: Episode 1008)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon The Wise Man tries to illustrate "between".
(First: Episode 0926)
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Muppets "I'm Between"
(First: Episode 1233)
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Cartoon The IT knows a lot about vacuum cleaners.
(First: Episode 1176)
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Cast A king (David) and his knights (Luis, Bob and Maria) assemble for their meeting at the round table, but discover their table is actually a square. They fetch a triangle, then rectangle table before finally getting a round one, which they eat their lunches off of.
(First: Episode 0952)
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Cartoon What if a dog looked like a bird?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0226)
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SCENE 3 Telly Monster delivers a weather report on WORM-TV, but can't recognize the word "COLD" on the map. Oscar gives him clues about the word using a wind machine, a block of ice and some snow. Telly finally catches on and Oscar teases tomorrow's weather report on the "H-O-T" forecast.
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Cartoon The uses of water
(First: Episode 0139)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview The Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
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Animation Sand X/x
(First: Episode 0638)
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Film A boy talks about what his little sister can do now that she's not a baby anymore.
(First: Episode 1402)
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Cast Maria plays a TV huckster in an advertisement for the word COLD.
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Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
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Cast Big Bird talks about noses and beaks, and what his beak can do. He tells Olivia, "I'm awful sorry about your nose."
(First: Episode 1246)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates between.
(First: Episode 0542)
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Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
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Cartoon Everything you need to know about cats.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1179)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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SCENE 4 Telly and Oscar close the program.


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