Sesame Street
Air date March 20, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors L, P, 7
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Picture Segment Description
Hello Hello Hello Song
SCENE 1 Big Bird, Olivia, Bob, Mr. Hooper and the kids welcome all the new viewers with the "Hello Hello Hello Song."
Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0478)
Muppets Here is Your Life: A loaf of bread is profiled.
(First: Episode 0709)
Film A boy paints a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0064)
Eat Right Cartoon
Cartoon A stick describes the meals it eats throughout the day to become a thicker stick, followed by nine hours of sleep to become a boy.
(First: Episode 1471)
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Insert Herry Monster is angry because he doesn't know how to put his new barbells together.
(First: Episode 0808)
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
Muppets Maria tells the story of "The King's Problem".
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(First: Episode 0793)
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Muppets Salesman Harvey Kneeslapper asks Tony if he gets attacked by monsters and run over by crowds. Herry Monster attacks him and a crowd walks all over him, so the answer is yes. Harvey has a simple solution for Tony: AWAY FROM! The next time those things happen to Tony, he can get AWAY FROM them.
(First: Episode 0278)
Cast Maria and Luis watch Big Bird ride a horse on the carousel in Central Park.
(First: Episode 1304)
Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
Film A dented car door is repaired and repainted at an auto body shop.
(First: Episode 1112)
Muppets / Cast "The People in Your Neighborhood": TV Repairman and Clockmaker
(First: Episode 0965)
Cartoon A small frog is jealous of how big an ox is, so he expands himself into a very large, round frog. He becomes so self-important and big he ends up exploding.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0660)
Film A talking tree tells a child about near and far. (edited)
(First: Episode 0111)
Cast Olivia blends the parts of the words BALL and WALL. She tosses a ping-pong ball at a wall, which collapses.
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(First: Episode 0537)
SCENE 2 Bob meets three Muppet street musicians, playing a violin, saxophone and trumpet. The musicians argue over who gets to play music on this street. Bob convinces them to cooperate and they're surprised to find how great their music sounds when played together.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie declares that he's "the world's greatest counter of numbers". To prove it, he counts from 1 to 10, but every time Bert interrupts him, Ernie starts over again. This slowly drives Bert crazy.
(First: Episode 0107)
Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
Film Close-up shots of a car and a frog are shown side-by-side.


Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Me, Claudius"
(First: Episode 1448)
Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
SCENE 3 Bob and Olivia coo over the cute pets the kids have. Oscar insists worms, like Slimey, are the best pets in the world and sings "A Grouch's Best Friend."
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
Muppets "ABC Disco"
(First: Episode 1324)
Cartoon L is for Lips
(First: Episode 0147)
SCENE 4 Everyone sings "A Grouch's Best Friend" now as they admire Slimey.

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