Sesame Street
Oscar spends the day with Irvine
Air date April 27, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors G, N, 12
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus tells Big Bird about his first day of Snufflegarten, where they learned the important skill of underlining. Snuffy brought his workbook over so Big Bird can learn too. Big Bird does an exercise where he underlines images of objects one can eat. Big Bird is proud of Snuffy for learning so much today, but Snuffy claims he feels proud for the both of them.
Girldraws
Cartoon A girl shows how good she is at drawing buildings.
(First: Episode 0454)
Bath Precautions
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings an umbrella, a flashlight, and Bert's bowling ball to the bathtub, just in case the electricity goes out, the roof leaks, and somebody shows up asking to borrow a bowling ball. Bert thinks that Ernie is being ridiculous -- but everything happens, just as Ernie predicted.
(First: Episode 0269)
HubleyCatandMouseChase
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 024)
AnimalBabies
Film A mom and her son comment on a film of various animal babies and their moms.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0096)
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Cartoon Bolt and Nut show how they work together.
(First: Episode 0569)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
(First: Episode 1468)
Stack12cans
Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
(First: Episode 0782)
Rumplestiltskin
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The miller's daughter is in danger of losing her baby if she cannot guess the first name of Rumpelstiltskin. Kermit offers a hotline, Sesame Street-555, for people to call in and help her. The name ends up being Bruce Rumpelstiltskin, but unfortunately for Kermit, he picked the wrong place to hide: the baby's carriage!
(First: Episode 0724)
Nterview-Span
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0529)
1257-Hands
Film There Once Was a Hand series: the right hand plays with a ping-pong ball and tricks the left hand into thinking an egg is one.
(First: Episode 0668)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
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SCENE 2 Buffy and Cody are going to the park to play in the sandbox. Oscar's niece Irvine arrives and wants to play in the sand too. However, she's instead brought her own sand, which Bruno the Trashman dumps into Oscar's trash can.
Toon.NumberNinePainter
Cartoon A painter paints a Number Nine, then hangs it.
(First: Episode 1488)
TwoHeadPiano
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a piano and decides to play it. The left half wants to play short notes, while the other half prefers to run his fingers across the keyboard. They decide to cooperate, and both use their notes to play "Chopsticks".
(First: Episode 1366)
1092-12
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
Luis-agua
Cast In the desert, Luis desperately searches for AGUA, but all the pumps are dry.
(First: Episode 0680)
SpeechBalloon-Agua
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Agua
(First: Episode 0510)
Song.ilovebeingapig
Film The snouts, tails and bodies of pigs, with a soundtrack of pigs squealing.
(First: Episode 0179)
ExcuseMe
Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
(First: Episode 0487)
666cart
Muppets Kermit, Farmer Grover and a horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(First: Episode 0590)
Kidsrebuildplayground
Cartoon A playground is destroyed by bad weather, and a teacher has her class rebuild it from memory.
(First: Episode 1453)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Buffy, Cody, Big Bird, Barkley and two kids illustrate the number 12 by counting their feet.
Pinball 12
Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" (#12)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0985)
I'mCold
Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
Raccoon
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
2125u
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Jerry-MonkeyFlips
Film Jerry Nelson counts 20 backflips performed by a monkey.
(First: Episode 0217)
Goose
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
2293o
Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
LeftySnowman
Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a snowman, but it starts to melt, growing smaller and smaller.
(First: Episode 0368)
TrapeezeAddSub-VersionA
Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "A")
(First: Episode 1036)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Oscar teaches Irvine about the letter N, which starts such words as "no," "never" and "not now." Irvine uses these when it's time for her nap, but Oscar uses reverse psychology to get her to sleep. "These little Grouches think they're so smart," Oscar notes.
3150k
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
0597-AntiqueCars
Film Joe Raposo counts 20 antique cars.
(First: Episode 0410)
Toon.bigshoes
Cartoon What if I had big feet?
(First: Episode 0514)
1396o
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
Fruityarrangement
Animation Pieces of fruit make their way out of a basket and arrange themselves into groups.
(First: Episode 1464)
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SCENE 5 Irvine refuses to help Oscar say goodbye and announce the sponsors.


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