Sesame Street
Oscar, the photographer
(repeat of 1217)
Air date March 9, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors G, J, 11
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StreetScenes
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.
Painter-cats
Cartoon A domestic cat paints various wild feline versions of himself on his owner's canvas.
Steel-Drum
Film How a steel drum is made
(First: Episode 0828)
Nearandfar2
Muppets "Near Far Monsters"
Gorillajobcartoon
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film.Birdseat
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.
GforGiggle
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
OhG
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
Song.hippopotamusround
Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
2096e
Cartoon "Name That Food" game show hosted by Don Carrot
Artist: Elwood Smith
(First: Episode 1491)
007
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)
Typewriter.J
Cartoon The Typewriter: J for jump
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0772)
1576q
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.
1576s
Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 3.
(First: Episode 1463)
1095u
Cartoon G is for Glue
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
ShipboardEmotions
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)
1074-Hands
Film A hand tickles another with a feather. When it tries again, the ticklish hand growls and frightens the other away.
(EKA: Episode 0757)
Ssnews.poonga
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.
G film
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.
Daddy-Slips
Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
1095w
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0548)
WaterCantata
Cast / Celebrity Judy Collins sings a "Water Cantata" with Susan, Maria, Bob, David, and Gordon.
(First: Episode 1000)
WomanFarmSounds
Cartoon A woman identifies farm animals by their sounds.
(First: Episode 1476)
1800-26
Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
ICan'tGetNoCooperation
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.
1800-27
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
MadPainter11
Film The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
Davidwindowdoor
Cast David tries to close a window and a door, but they open by themselves.
(First: Episode 0772)
Noimage
Cartoon Open/Close Box (1:10)
1563t
Film You can't see the wind.
(First: Episode 0775)
1709p
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Noimage
Transition Bridge #8 (0:16)
(First: Episode 0290)
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SCENE 6 Big Bird gives Bob all his toys and prepares for his nap.


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