Sesame Street
Oscar and the D.O.G
Air date April 2, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Production January 12, 1980
Sponsors B, P, 6

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar and Osvaldo, el Gruñón try to think of a game to play, while Telly Monster is around to make sure it's quiet to prevent waking up Buffy inside the can. Telly thinks they pretend to be farmers, which is a quiet business. However, the Grouches wake up Buffy as they pretend to be the farm animals.
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Animation Sand P/p
(First: Episode 0634)
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Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1190)
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Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(First: Episode 1446)
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Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(First: Episode 1506)
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SCENE 2 Oscar has received a distressing telegram from his lodge brothers at D.O.G. (Disagreeable Order of Grouches), alerting him he's broken one of the club rules by allowing two, nice people to stay with him. One of the Grouches from the lodge comes by to make sure it's true. Buffy convinces him she's not nice, but grouchy, by acting like a Grouch. He's almost convinced, until their neighbors come by and act very friendly towards Buffy.
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Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
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Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0615)
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Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0293)
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Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(First: Episode 1476)
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Celebrity Victor Borge talks about practice by playing the scales, but needs some help from the sheet music.
(First: Episode 1166)
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Cartoon A scientist builds a robot that has real feelings, such as sad, happy, and afraid.
(First: Episode 0769)
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SCENE 3 The lodge Grouch returns to officially kick Oscar out of the lodge. Oscar is forced to return his hat, rulebook, and ring. Buffy tells the lodge Grouch off about his treatment of Oscar in response. The lodge Grouch decides to induct Buffy instead and gives her Oscar's items.
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Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1503)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
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Cartoon Moonlight count to 20
(First: Episode 1456)
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SCENE 4 Buffy, on guitar, and Oscar, on "yucch-a-lele," play a duet of "Plink-a-Plink-a-Plink." Oscar hates to admit it, but they make a really rotten team.
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Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
1041newsflash.jpg Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
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Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
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Cast Maria and the kids (including Joey) put together a fractured B.
(First: Episode 0922)
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Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "B")
(First: Episode 1041)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird presents a magic circle (which is drawn onscreen via a telestrator). Big Bird orders the circle to be drawn around various things, and he magic circle complies. He finally asks it to be drawn around a "handsome, smart, friendly bird" and the circle is drawn around Poco Loco instead.
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Muppets In ancient times, Grover invents the wheel to help Biff move a stone up a hill.
(First: Episode 0915)
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Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
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Muppets Cookie Monster shows all, some and none using a bag of cookies: he pours all the cookies on the plate, eats some of them, but leaves none for Ernie.
(First: Episode 1437)
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Cartoon The word entrada tries to run through a wall, then runs through the entrance.
(First: Episode 0939)
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Film "I'm Your Friend," with film of kids playing.
(First: Episode 1341)
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Cast Gordon sings "Let Your Feelings Show."
(First: Episode 0934)
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Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
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Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
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Film A boy paints a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0064)
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Animation Three lines attempt to individually reach the top of the TV screen, but fail. They succeed after they combine all of their lengths.
(First: Episode 0288)
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SCENE 6 Buffy and Oscar close the show by singing a nonsense song for the kids.


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