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Sesame Street
Playing a ball-carrying game
(repeat of 1203)
Air date February 16, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors H, K, 8
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 Big Bird finds it odd when he sees Bob waving his hands while listening to music. Maria, David and Linda explain that he's practicing conducting for a high school music performance tomorrow. They sneak out of Hooper's Store to watch him and give him a round of applause when he's through.
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Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Film Letter H hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0336)
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Muppets "City-Country Song"
(First: Episode 0681)
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Song "Me and You," over footage of rhinos in love
(First: Episode 0940)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster #8
(First: Episode 1291)
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” After watching the Jazz #8 cartoon, Ernie gets Bert to play a game with him, in which he says, "I one the sandbox," and Bert says, "I two the sandbox,” and so on until Bert gets to "I eight the sandbox." "You ate the sandbox? How'd it taste?" Ernie asks.
(First: Episode 0019)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Bob and the kids look for embedded shapes in and image using cut-outs of the shapes.
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Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
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Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
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Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
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Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0764)
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Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Prince Charming, who is looking for Cinderella. The prince tries to see whose foot matches the glass slipper. However, the shoe fits someone unexpected. (Kermit: "Boy, these fairy tales are starting to get me down.")
(First: Episode 1233)
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Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
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SCENE 3 Oscar learns about the different vegetables Maria carries home from the grocery store. She talks about each kind as she takes them out of the bag, then offers Oscar anything he'd like - he takes the empty paper bag.
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: MOM.
(First: Episode 1481)
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Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
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Celebrity Richard Pryor demonstrates emotions.
(First: Episode 1149)
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Muppets Sally Sanchez can speak English and Spanish. Her pet cat, Gato, is bi-lingual too, speaking both cat and dog (with a hint of cow).
(First: Episode 1437)
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Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "A")
(First: Episode 1036)
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Cartoon Eight frogs
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
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Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(First: Episode 0793)
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SCENE 4 Bob and Linda want to teach David some signs, but he's too busy using his hands to make their sandwiches. When he's ready to learn, the other two are busy eating.
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Animation In stop-motion, blocks stack and arrange themselves to form zoo cages, arches, and a whole city.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 1459)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Lefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
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Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon Cars WALK.
(First: Episode 0556)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads the word "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
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SCENE 5 Everyone plays a game in pairs trying to carry a ball in unique ways, such as having it pressed between their chests or in their legs.
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Cartoon Toothpaste March
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1446)
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Muppets Captain Breakfast unsuccessfully encourages a little girl to eat breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
(First: Episode 1492)
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Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
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Cartoon "K" - Kangaroo - A man (voiced by Gary Owens) explains what a kangaroo is, and ends up in the pouch of one.
(First: Episode 0141)
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Muppets Kermit draws the letter K on the screen with his "magic finger."
(First: Episode 0515)
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Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(First: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 6 The ball game continues as Maria announces the sponsors.


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