Sesame Street
Osvaldo visits
Air date April 28, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors C, D, 2

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Tellyitzhak
Celebrity Telly Monster and Itzhak Perlman play Beethoven together -- Telly on the tuba, and Perlman on the violin.
(First: Episode 1446)
TwoElephants
Cartoon Two Elephants
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1457)
E&BTwoNoses
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie explains to the audience how people have two of everything: "Let's see, we've got two eyes, and two ears, and two noses..." "Hey, you ding-a-ling!" Bert interrupts. "You've only got one nose." Ernie promptly pulls Bert's nose off, sticks it to his own face, and keeps counting. "Two noses, and two eyes, and two ears ... too bad!"
(First: Episode 0061)
Marchingband2
Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
2682y
Cartoon A rooster finds a purpose in his life when he's given the job to wake everyone on a farm.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1347)
500008
Film Things you can carry
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0515)
1836e
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster says RUN!
(First: Episode 1446)
KingMidas
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
0748-CookieTouch
Insert After watching the King Minus cartoon, Cookie Monster tells Big Bird how great it would be if everything he touched turned into cookies. He imagines a scenario where he holds this power, but he panics when he turns Susan and Bob into a pile of cookies. Big Bird and David rouse him back to reality where he begins to realize his imagination had run away with him... until Susan presents him with a plate of cookies where Big Bird had been standing.
(First: Episode 0748)
2073l
Cartoon Five Purple Konkers
(First: Episode 0775)
Film-Leopard
Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
RumbaPencils
Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(First: Episode 0638)
Grover.lumberjack
Muppets Grover the lumberjack thinks he is the first to arrive for supper, but he gets trampled by a gang of French-Canadian lumberjacks who get to the food table before he has a chance to get his snow boots off. By the time he finally gets them off, a grizzly bear grabs the last plate of food.
(First: Episode 1343)
Alive.Notalive
Cartoon A girl sorts everything she finds which is alive and not alive.
(First: Episode 1526)
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SCENE 1 Luis invites Big Bird to join himself and two kids in some drawing. Big Bird isn't in the mood and wanders off. The four of them are left with a problem: there are only two crayons and two pieces of paper. Luis encourages the kids to come up with a solution: they'll split each of them in half. Big Bird returns, having changed his mind and takes Luis' paper and crayons, assuming he'd anticipate his return. Big Bird and the kids decide to draw R2-D2, a house, and a bear.
SB--CCarrot
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
LostAndFound-C
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy goes to the lost and found to reclaim his lost letter C. As he tries to describe it, the clerk produces a myriad of items - a pizza, a ball, an orange, a Rolling Stones record, a letter O and G. The clerk finally finds the missing C and stashes the other items away, which turn out to also belong to the boy.
(First: Episode 1374)
Cat toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
WinOrLose
Cast Olivia sings "Win or Lose."
(First: Episode 1308)
Scribbles.Rain
Cartoon Two scribbles are hesitant to let a tall green one join them, until it protects them from the rain.
(First: Episode 1477)
InOutRadio
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert finds it difficult to listen to Pigeons in the News while Ernie and the Sesame Street Citizens' Band are outside practicing. In yet another case of miscommunication between the two, since Bert doesn't like it when they practice outside, Ernie leads the band into the apartment so they can practice inside.
(First: Episode 0982)
2096o
Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
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SCENE 2 Osvaldo, el Gruñón has come for a surprise visit, bringing along his Santruce stinkweed, which has a foul smell. Oscar points out that his spare bedroom is being used by Buffy and Cody, so Osvaldo will have to sleep in his pet hippo's room. Maria and Luis try to settle the argument and give Oscar an idea. They return to the Fix-It Shop and find that Osvaldo is staying in their sink; it's directly connected to Oscar's guest wing by way of the sewer.
Ddart
Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)
Ssnews.aladdin
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Aladdin is distressed that his lamp won't work until Kermit informs hims that he needs to add a light bulb, plug in the cord, and flip the switch. All the while, the Genie wisecracks about his job and trying to get some sleep inside a lamp.
(First: Episode 0927)
Andnowtheoctopus
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
1706j1
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0766)
ErnieAlphonso-ME
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Ernie and Alphonso talk about the word "ME."
(First: Episode 1300)
2227-Me
Cartoon A letter for "me"
(First: Episode 0781)
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SCENE 3 As Luis tries doing some work, Osvaldo practices his singing and guitar playing. At first, he sounds just fine, but gets progressively worse and worse (as Grouches prefer). Luis can't concentrate, so Osvaldo goes to read a book, requesting Luis provide some hammering to read by.
SignMan.DontWalk
Cartoon Sign Man: DON'T WALK
(First: Episode 1162)
Buffy-CountryGirl
Insert Buffy sings "I'm Gonna Be a Country Girl."
(First: Episode 1129)
0033.cat
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
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SCENE 4 Osvaldo translates for Oscar as Maria and Luis have an argument in Spanish. Things start to cool down, so Osvaldo interjects to keep it going. Oscar is annoyed that he's missing the fun by being unable to understand anything.
Toon-InvisableChick
Cartoon A showman hawks his invisible chicken, which turns out to be a duck.
(First: Episode 1020)
1845g
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
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SCENE 5 Osvaldo teaches Oscar some basic Spanish vocab to use in an argument. The two Grouches soon become entangled in one, to Oscar's delight.


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