Sesame Street
Maria asks Luis for a raise
Air date May 6, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors O, P, 8
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria's nervous about asking Luis for a raise. Big Bird suggests acting angry, sad, afraid or happy, but Maria says it won't work.
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Cartoon Gerald's dog Sparky likes to pretend he's an alligator.
(First: Episode 1519)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird has some more ideas of how to approach Luis: loud or quiet; on, under or around; fast or slow.
Sitrightdownandplan
Muppets Anything Muppets tell Grover in song how to plan for a career; unfortunately, all Grover wanted to make up was his mind - regarding which of two ice cream cones to eat first! By the time said song is finished, both cones have completely melted.
(First: Episode 1385)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird suggests asking Luis for a raise in rhyme: "A brand new suit costs a lot of loot, so whaddaya say, will you raise my pay?"
Blowapple!
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
(First: Episode 0779)
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SCENE 4 Maria works up the courage and not only gets the raise, but becomes a full partner, as well.
Scanimatekids
Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Ernie and Jason: AT family.
(First: Episode 1435)
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Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood is prepared for her trip to Grandma's.
(First: Episode 1468)
ItzhakPerlman with girl
Celebrity Itzhak Perlman and a girl demonstrate their strengths and weaknesses.
Bugsbigandsmall
Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
Erniecleansup
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie that if he can clean the messy apartment in fifteen seconds or less, he will give Ernie his dessert, ice cream and cookies.
(First: Episode 0033)
Carassembly
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cartoon Candy Man
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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Muppets Two Anything Muppet kids "fix" an upside-down 8.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Film Old paper, new paper
Music: "Blue Nosed Gopher" by Graham Preskett
(First: Episode 0972)
SS-1396-S2 Insert Bob meets C-3PO and R2-D2 and sing the alphabet together with the kids (and droids).
(First: Episode 1396)
8worms
Cartoon Worms form the number 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
cut from the Noggin version
Herryedithannproud
Celebrity Edith Ann talks to Herry about being proud.
(First: Episode 0913)
3171-Fish
Film Footage of a coral reef, showcasing the plant life and the fish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0466)
cut from the Noggin version
Ssnews.peterpiper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit goes to Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers Patch to interview Peter Piper, but he only gets to meet other members of his family, whose names all begin with a common letter. At the end, Peter Piper's cousin states that Peter Piper is in Portland pressing pants.
(First: Episode 1342)
LetterPSunset
Cartoon A letter "P" sits on an island before a rotating sunset. The ridges of the letter "P" moves along the letter and flash in different colors.
(EKA: Episode 0504)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cast David and Olivia sing "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song."
(First: Episode 1176)
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Film Footage of birds swimming, including flamingos, swans and ducks.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0981)
Character.brad
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
(First: Episode 1134)
Olga.O
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(First: Episode 0364)
cut from the Noggin version
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Insert Some girls jump rope. Alaina jumps in and speed jumps.
(First: Episode 1424)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster #8
(First: Episode 1291)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cast David goes through a series of doors marked "OPEN."
(EKA: Episode 0442)
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Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
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Cartoon A girl imagines she's a rock, which becomes a statue.
(First: Episode 0513)
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Insert A girl does tricks while doing some double dutch jump rope.
(First: Episode 1415)
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
(First: Episode 0374)
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Film You can't see the wind.
(First: Episode 0775)
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Muppets Competitive flowers in a garden fight to be the tallest and the smallest.
(First: Episode 1455)
Toon-Roustabouts
Cartoon Two men hammer a stake into a hole.
(First: Episode 0785)
cut from the Noggin version
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SCENE 5 Luis & kids play soccer as Maria announces the sponsors.
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CLOSING SIGNS Susan holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Gordon holds up the CTW sign at the end


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