Sesame Street
Oscar's nephew Goody visits
(repeat of 1278)
Air date February 25, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors A, C, 6
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria watches after a Muppet canary for a friend of hers. Big Bird hears her speaking Spanish to it, since her friend also speaks Spanish and Maria feels it would make the bird more comfortable. As she goes into the store, the canary talks to Big Bird in Spanish. Big Bird is able to learn the words for canary (canario), cage (jaula), birdseed (semillas), water (agua) and sing (canta). Maria returns and doubts Big Bird's story, until she hears him repeat the words back.
1736r
Cartoon A boy learns to play his violin by practicing.
OVERfilm
Film Over (silent film)
(First: Episode 0517)
ForgetfulJonesBusterjeep
Muppets Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: It has four legs and a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(First: Episode 1481)
Scribbles.Rain
Cartoon Two scribbles are hesitant to let a tall green one join them, until it protects them from the rain.
(First: Episode 1477)
1451-Gymnast
Film A gymnast demonstrates around.
(First: Episode 0517)
Elephant20
Cartoon An elephant counts to 20.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1466)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Bob and the kids imagine being the wind.
Noimage
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Construction (1:58)
1839zj
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
1196-Alegria
Insert Luis and a street band perform "Alegria."
(First: Episode 1196)
SB--CCarrot
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
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SCENE 3 Olivia, Maira and Bob wonder why there's candy and flowers by Oscar's trash can, along with a suitcase marked with the initials "G.G." Oscar emerges, glad to see none of his Grouch friends around. He explains that his nephew Goody Grouch (short for "Goodriddance") has been sent to him to learn how to be a proper Grouch. He's been sent to get a quart of mud from around the corner. Goody stroll back and gleefully introduces himself to the locals. He reveals he got a nice quart of milk instead.
1563j
Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood is prepared for her trip to Grandma's.
(First: Episode 1468)
Song-LookAround
Song "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons.
(First: Episode 0556)
Cat-toon
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
LostAndFound-C
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy goes to the lost and found to reclaim his lost letter C. As he tries to describe it, the clerk produces a myriad of items - a pizza, a ball, an orange, a Rolling Stones record, a letter O and G. The clerk finally finds the missing C and stashes the other items away, which turn out to also belong to the boy.
(First: Episode 1374)
1095m
Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
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SCENE 4 Oscar gives Goody a lesson on the shortest word in the Grouch vernacular - NO.
2059u
Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no."
(First: Episode 0794)
EB.NOsign
Muppets Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it and tells Ernie that he can make him read his sign. Ernie replies "Oh no you can't!", and eventually gets the joke. He tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires when Bert bets he can get Ernie to read the sign.
(First: Episode 0416)
Toon.Clam
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
YoureMyBaby
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(First: Episode 1484)
1576h
Animation A stop-motion-animated train runs out of track.
(First: Episode 1447)
Noimage
Celebrity Arthur Ashe shows over and under.
(First: Episode 0809)
2485n
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
Noimage
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBig Bird and Scottie read a ONE WAY sign.
(First: Episode 1051)
Noimage
Cartoon One Way Map (1:00)
(First: Episode 1172)
Cosbytwinsalphabet2
Celebrity Bill Cosby plays twins who recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0131)
1095f
Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
TheOppositeSong
Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(First: Episode 1111)
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Zooelephant
Film A film shows parts of an elephant.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
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SCENE 5 Oscar has sent Goody on a "trasher hunt" to find bits of trash in the area. However, when Goody returns, they find that he's repaired all the broken items he collected.
1095o
Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(First: Episode 0703)
1092-23
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
(First: Episode 0347)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Jason count to 10 in English and Spanish.
A.stopmotion
Animation Arthur and Annie look for the letter A, while a shadowy figure observes all the A words they say.
Features the voice of Jim Thurman
(First: Episode 0781)
2head.MAD
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster gets MAD when it sees the word.
1261-Circles
Cartoon It's a circle!
(First: Episode 0550)
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SCENE 6 Goody prepares his his trip back home. He resolves that while he may not be very Grouchy, he's happy with being himself. He does deliver a very Grouchy goodbye, giving Oscar some hope.


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