Sesame Street
Air date March 19, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors L, M, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird finds it fun to talk loud and decides to spend the day doing so. He makes his way to Hooper's Store, drowning out everyone else's conversations with his loud talking. Big Bird thinks everyone can compensate by talking just as loudly, but David has him imagine how poorly things would go if they did. Big Bird decides to speak at a whisper now, which David can barely hear.
Film George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(First: Episode 0241)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains about Ernie having the radio volume on too loud. Ernie pulls the knob off the radio, puts it on Bert's stomach, and turns the volume of Bert's voice up and down.
(First: Episode 0241)
Cartoon Lots of bunnies are needed to pull the huge carrot from the ground.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1473)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Cartoon L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Cartoon Hats
(First: Episode 0773)
Cartoon What would happen I popped this balloon?
(First: Episode 1312)
Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
SCENE 2 Osvaldo, el Gruñón falls in love with Maria after she emerges from the back room of the Fix-It Shop, covered in sawdust from doing some work.
Cartoon "Love" word animation
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets Ernie asks Bert, "Do You Like Me?"
(First: Episode 1234)
Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1503)
Cartoon Stop-motion NUTS
(First: Episode 1178)
Pinball 06
Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a bathtub and help each other get clean. They are discouraged when they are finished and drain the tub, but find joy in drying.
(First: Episode 1449)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Film Counting 6 pieces of laundry on the line
(First: Episode 0419)
Animation Six spaceships are counted, then subtracted.
(First: Episode 1245)
Celebrity Two members of the Canadian Brass learn how to cooperate.
(First: Episode 1272)
Cartoon M in space
(First: Episode 0516)
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
(First: Episode 1195)
Cartoon Melvin the Moving Man has magnificent muscles.
Music: Dick Lavsky and Alan Cagan, Narrator: Allen Swift
(First: Episode 0207)
Film The celebration of Chinese New Year
(First: Episode 0495)
Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
(First: Episode 1469)
Muppets Some fruits in a bowl sing a "Bilingual Fruit Song" about their Spanish names, and agree that two names are better than one.
(First: Episode 1306)
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1499)
SCENE 3 Oscar, Osvaldo, and Grundgetta eagerly wait for Susan to get the Sloppy Jalopy running so they can take a trip to the dump. The engine now works fine, but it sounds much more pleasant than Oscar likes. He tells Susan to take the items from his trunk (a chain, bucket of dirt and some nuts and bolts) and stick them under the hood, creating a terrible sound.
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
Cartoon A rolling circle becomes a square, then a triangle, and various other shapes.
(First: Episode 1465)
Film Three dolphins jump together.
(First: Episode 0222)
Cartoon These Are Your Parts: The host interviews a hand.
(First: Episode 1359)
Muppets Count von Count sings about what hands can do.
(First: Episode 1392)
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs, until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
SCENE 4 Big Bird has a sure-fire wire to prove the existence of Mr. Snuffleupagus now - by calling the Hooper's Store phone. Big Bird strolls over to the store, where Maria and David are ready to lock up and head to the movies. Big Bird tells them to wait until the phone rings and sure enough, it does. The call is instead from Mr. Hooper. Meanwhile, Snuffy gets a busy signal as he makes his call. This happens again when Harriet calls her grandson David. He and Maria lock up, despite Big Bird's protests. The phone starts ringing, but David insists whatever the call is about can wait until tomorrow. Snuffy decides to stay on the line, hoping someone picks up eventually.

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