Sesame Street
Air date February 11, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors H, I, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Under Bob's supervision, Forgetful Jones welcomes the viewer, but has trouble remembering where he's welcoming them to.
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Cartoon / Film A Scanimate/live-action hybrid segment in which an off-camera child and Luis name words that begin with H.
(First: Episode 0771)
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Cartoon A minstrel sings about a fox who outsmarts a crow.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0631)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's a sunny day at the beach, and Bert remembered to bring everything. Ernie, however, only brought an umbrella in case it rains... which it does.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 2 Maria helps Oscar check to see if Slimey has everything he'll need for his stay at Camp Squishy for the summer. As Slimey trudges off, Maria asks why he's leaving now - it's winter. Oscar explains that with all the stuff Slimey has to carry, it'll take him until summer to reach camp.
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Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
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Film Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
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Animation Sand H/h
(First: Episode 0630)
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Muppets "Beginning, Middle, End"
(First: Episode 1115)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: H for Hand
(First: Episode 0771)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 3 At today's Grouchketeer meeting, Oscar has the members kick a can around. He hopes it'll get nice and dented so they can do the same on another can.
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Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Film Saxophone factory
(First: Episode 1446)
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Animation Six spaceships are counted, then subtracted.
(First: Episode 1245)
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Muppets Someone has eaten Ernie's cookies, and Sherlock Hemlock investigates the case. He asks Ernie questions about the cookies, when Cookie Monster comes by with cookie crumbs on his fur. Sherlock interrogates Cookie Monster, and he comes to the conclusion that Cookie is the thief. Cookie Monster admits it, saying that he is full now and gives Ernie the last cookie, but Sherlock ends up taking it as payment.
(First: Episode 0142)
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Cartoon Drawing a kite that turns into a fish (w/ child voiceover).
(First: Episode 0222)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird tests out Barkley's skills as a bloodhound by having him sniff Maria's stray mitten and seeing if he can find her just by the smell. Barkley instead drags Big Bird to a child, Bob and Susan before finally reaching Maria, thanks to Big Bird's many clues along the way.
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Cartoon A boy has fun with his wood plank.
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Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
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Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
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Celebrity The Mummenschanz perform a routine as a blob-like creature.
(First: Episode 1115)
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Film Cold things that begin with the letter I
(First: Episode 0618)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
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Insert Olivia sings "Children of the World."
(First: Episode 1012)
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Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(First: Episode 0516)
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Animation The number 6 is shown in a variety of ways.
(First: Episode 0401)
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Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Young George Washington
(First: Episode 0916)
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Film Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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SCENE 5 Barkley sleeps in the Fix-It Shop. Maria and Bob wonder what he could be dreaming about...
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SCENE 5 cont'd In Barkley's dream sequence, he sleeps in a field, when he hears some kids calling for him to play frisbee with them. One of the kids throws it high up into the air, and in slow motion, Barkley chases it and catches it in mid-air. He feels so happy as the kids play with him in the grass.
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SCENE 5 cont'd Bob and Maria wake up Barkley, assuring him that he was only having a dream. Barkley sighs at the loss of a nice dream.
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Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1171)
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Film African kids play at various activities, including a game with stones.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Animation Six spaceships are counted, then subtracted. (repeat)
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Cartoon Panels flip to reveal different ways things WALK.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film George the Farmer demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0265)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: WALK TALL
(First: Episode 1161)
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SCENE 6 Forgetful Jones now gets to say goodbye, with the kids aiding him with his faulty memory.


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