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Sesame Street
Oscar, the photographer
(repeat of 1217)
Air date March 9, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors G, J, 11
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 Oscar has interest in becoming a photographer and asks Olivia for her professional opinion of his pictures. Despite the poor quality of the printing and unconventional subject matter (rusted cars and a trash basket, among others), Olivia thinks he has real potential, which discourages him from going professional.
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Cartoon A domestic cat paints various wild feline versions of himself on his owner's canvas.
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Film How a steel drum is made
(First: Episode 0828)
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Muppets "Near Far Monsters"
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Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
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SCENE 2 Linda practices signing for her role in an upcoming play. Big Bird, observing from afar, thinks she's talking to an imaginary friend. Bob gives him a proper explanation, then Big Bird delivers the same spiel to Gordon when he sees him watching too.
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Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
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Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
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Cartoon "Name That Food" game show hosted by Don Carrot
Artist: Len Glasser
(First: Episode 1491)
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Muppets Grover climbs a tree and finds a bird's nest with some eggs in it. The eggs hatch, and the baby birds think Grover is their mommy. When the real mother bird arrives, she mistakes Grover for one of her babies. She gives them all a flying lesson, but Grover promptly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0570)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: J for jump
(First: Episode 0772)
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Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 2.
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SCENE 3 Oscar wants to know why siblings Olivia and Gordon never argue. They soon find themselves in an argument over whether this is true.
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Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 3.
(First: Episode 1463)
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Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Muppets On a boat to Hawaii, a Muppet girl is surprised to see a fish jump out of the water, but a Muppet boy isn't as thrilled and continues to be sad in response to the girl's various emotions. She asks why (Hawaii is so beautiful) and he says it's because he was supposed to be on a boat to Alaska. She responds... surprise!
(First: Episode 1487)
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Film A hand tickles another with a feather. When it tries again, the ticklish hand growls and frightens the other away.
(EKA: Episode 0757)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Dr. Nobel Price reveals his latest captured creature, "The Great Poonga-Poonga," which turns out to be a live rabbit.
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Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
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SCENE 4 Oscar is annoyed having Linda reading her newspaper by his trash can. He tries yelling at her, only to remember she can't hear him. He swipes her newspaper and she begins signing angrily at him, which he considers better than her leaving.
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Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0464)
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Cast / Celebrity Judy Collins sings a "Water Cantata" with Susan, Maria, Bob, David, and Gordon.
(First: Episode 1000)
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Cartoon A woman identifies farm animals by their sounds.
(First: Episode 1476)
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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Muppets "(I Can't Get No) Co-Operation"
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SCENE 5 Big Bird prepares for his nap and pulls out the various items he needs, such as his blanket, toys and books. Bob drops in and points out that there's no room in Big Bird's nest for himself. Big Bird decides to take his nap at Bob's apartment instead and begins collecting his many things.
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Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
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Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
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Cast David tries to close a window and a door, but they open by themselves.
(First: Episode 0772)
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Cartoon A box rolling along a tightrope demonstrates "open" and "closed" in various ways.
Artist: Tee Collins
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Film You can't see the wind.
(First: Episode 0775)
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Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
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Transition Bridge #8 - Rectangle Bridge B
(First: Episode 0290)
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SCENE 6 Bob's hands are full of Big Bird's things, yet he still needs some more. He sends Bob off to his apartment for a head start as he starts collecting the rest of his things, and announces the sponsors.


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