Sesame Street
Super Grover rescues a ball / Bert's rooftop pigeon coop
(repeat of 1293)
Air date March 4, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors E, Z, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria and the kids play with a ball, which gets stuck on top of the trellis outside Hooper's Store. Before Maria can go get a ladder, Super Grover lands on the scene (or in the trash basket, rather). "Somebody put a trellis under your ball," he observes and tries moving it. When that fails, he begins scaling the trellis. Maria instead fetches a ladder and recovers the ball with ease. She also carries Super Grover back down when he discovers he too is stuck.
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Cartoon A mysterious little box on a tightrope entraps a bird, a train, and a cat, which can still be heard. A large frog eats the box, and makes all of the sounds inside.
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Jason with the AT family: Fat, rat, and mat.
(First: Episode 1413)
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Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
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Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(First: Episode 0933)
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Cartoon Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat (Features the voice of Daws Butler)
(First: Episode 0770)
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Muppets Leslie Mostly interviews The Amazing Mumford from his home. He shows her a trick that turns him into a giant rabbit, which is easily is able to rectify. As he disappears, Leslie discovers she's been turned into a rabbit.
(First: Episode 1447)
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Film David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(First: Episode 0452)
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Celebrity George Benson sings "The Greatest Love of All" (with Michael Masser on piano) to some children.
(First: Episode 1309)
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Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie to put away his toys, and Ernie devises a system of arranging them. Unfortunately, all the categories he names apply only to his toy fire engine.
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon The Hummingbird
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Cast Luis tosses and turns in bed. Gordon hawks a sure-fire method of getting to sleep - counting. Luis orders Gordon to leave the bedroom in ten seconds, then falls asleep after counting.
(First: Episode 1487)
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Cartoon Moonlight count to 20
(First: Episode 1456)
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SCENE 2 Bert introduces the kids to the wonders of chewing as they munch down on some carrots. He's eager to show them how to wash socks next.
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Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets It's a chilly winter day, and Forgetful Jones is freezing. Clementine tells him it's because an important piece of clothing is missing from his attire. Once Forgetful realizes that he's missing his coat, he goes inside to get it...but forgets how to open the door, and crashes through it!
(First: Episode 1488)
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Film The making of a jumpsuit, from the initial design to the finished product.
(First: Episode 0927)
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SCENE 3 On the rooftop of 123 Sesame Street, Bert spells the word "Pigeon" in song, using each letter to describe the virtues of his feathered friends.
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Cartoon E ... see me eating a peach
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film Baby turtles swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
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Muppets / Cast Cookie Monster has agreed to help Maria on her lecture on good things to eat. Unbeknownst to Cookie, she has raisins, cucumber spears, carrot sticks and apples. Cookie tries all of them and he likes them. He finishes by eating all the dishes.
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Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man seeks agua in the desert. A cowboy gives him a glass, and he uses it to wash his hands.
(First: Episode 0928)
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Film A little girl gets herself a glass of AGUA.
(First: Episode 0929)
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Muppets "Big Kids Cry"
(First: Episode 1488)
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Cartoon An alien lands on Earth, looking for a Z to eat. He snatches one off a policeman's uniform, eats it, and rests.
(First: Episode 1481)
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Film A baby monkey
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon Passengers on a crowded subway illustrate between.
(First: Episode 0795)
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SCENE 4 Bob and Mr. Hooper listen in amusement as Big Bird calls Mr. Snuffleupagus from the phone at Hooper's Store. They don't believe he was really talking to anyone, until Snuffy calls the store back...
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Cartoon The Ringmaster treats us to the balancing feet of ten brown bears.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1336)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (revised version)
(First: Episode 0021)
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Cartoon First, Middle, Last (men on horse)
(First: Episode 0827)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup, roast beef, and peach pie, wants them to be presented in that order (one at a time). Grover doesn't understand the order, keeps bringing wrong item. Upon seeing pie (twice), explains he after "everything else," prompting bring everything else on menu.
(First: Episode 1318)
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Cartoon Beetle Bailey wants to be first in the chow line, but he ends up last.
(First: Episode 0666)
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SCENE 5 Bert is back on the roof, where Maria and the kids stop by and inform him that Ernie wants him home to cook dinner. Bert is doing a final "bedcheck" to make sure all the pigeons are back and safe in the coop. He sees Columbine is missing and wonders what horrific tragedy has kept her from returning. He then notices she's been right beside him the whole time.


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