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Sesame Street
The Count disguises himself
(repeat of 1284)
Air date February 17, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors D, I, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird roller skates around the street, eventually falling down.
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Thelma rescues all the animals from the pet shop when a nearby shoe store catches on fire.
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Muppets Leslie Mostly takes us to Charlie's Restaurant for an interview with Grover about being a waiter.
(First: Episode 1453)
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Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
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Cast David charms a 1 and a 2 out of their baskets to form a 12.
(First: Episode 0504)
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Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
(First: Episode 0782)
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SCENE 2 Gordon sings "I'm Happy I Grew Up to Be Me" to a young girl (played by Roscoe Orman's own daughter Rashida).
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you want me to keep an eye on your hat?" The man says yes. Harvey then puts a letter I on top of the man's hat, crushing it in the process.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
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Film The Great Chango, man of one thousand costumes, puts on outfits of various professions.
(First: Episode 0518)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Dr. Nobel Price invents "foot snuggies" (socks).
(First: Episode 1469)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus color together, but Snuffy has broken all of Big Bird's crayons. Big Bird gets angry and yells at Snuffy, who runs out. The two realize how important their friendship is and make up.
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Cartoon The numbers keep changing from 1 to 20 as corny music plays in the background.
(First: Episode 1465)
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Film A farmer takes care of baby calves.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover, Kimberly, and Kermit demonstrate first and last.
(First: Episode 1388)
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Cast Maria, dressed as conductor Hubert von Carryoff, instructs David, Luis and Gordon in a performance of "Concerto for Cigar Box, Washtub and Jug". David should play first, Luis should play next, and Gordon should play last.
(First: Episode 1222)
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Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
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Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)
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Celebrity Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon A man uses drinking glasses on his eyes and pours water over his seeing glasses.
(First: Episode 0485)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(First: Episode 1422)
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Cartoon A cube tries to fit through wall holes of different shapes.
(First: Episode 1452)
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Insert Bob, Linda and Timi show some kids how to say "butterfly" in sign language. They sing a song about it.
(First: Episode 1064)
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Cartoon The word entrada tries to run through a wall, then runs through the entrance.
(First: Episode 0939)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit and Marlina demonstrate what the number 12 looks like. Grover is supposed to send up a balloon with the number 12 on it; however, he sends up balloons with the number 3, 9, a letter "A", and Cookie Monster before he finally gets it right. To celebrate that he sends up another balloon with a drawing of himself, but he doesn't let go of the string, so he floats away with the balloon.
(First: Episode 1177)
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Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
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Animation Sand I/i
(First: Episode 0619)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(First: Episode 0372)
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Cartoon A girl draws her version of a (stick-figure) man. A boy draws his version of a woman - the Mona Lisa.
(First: Episode 0780)
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SCENE 4 The Count dons a white beard and wig, hoping he can count the people who won't recognize him in his disguise. Instead, everyone instantly sees through it. He resolves to count people who do recognize him, when Big Bird appears and greets the mysterious stranger.
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Cartoon Small b is a boy with a belly who walks a small d, a dog with a belly turned around.
Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1186)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog performs "Disco Frog."
(First: Episode 1407)
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Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(First: Episode 1164)
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SCENE 5 The Count sadly tells Mr. Hooper about how his plan backfire and he has had nothing to count today. Mr. Hooper helps him realize something he can count - one sad Count.


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