Sesame Street
Air date May 13, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors K, Q, 2
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
GordonHarpo
Insert David, Maria and Oscar the Grouch imagine how Gordon would look with various different hairstyles. In response, Gordon imagines them all shaved like him.
(First: Episode 1176)
Blockcivilization
Animation In stop-motion, blocks stack and arrange themselves to form zoo cages, arches, and a whole city.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 1459)
Littlejerryandthemonotones
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
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Cartoon Two Farm Animals
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1447)
1091-24
Film Two birds
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0295)
1446t
Cartoon Olga the lonesome robot
(First: Episode 1446)
Suzanne Farrell fast slow Grover
Muppets / Celebrity Grover watches as Suzanne Farrell dances fast and slow.
Pinball 02
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #2
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0987)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Bob and the kids ask Oscar for some trash. He is glad to oblige, but grows concerned when he hears they're taking it to the Day Care Center.
Kings-Nose
Muppets Maria reads the story of "The King's Nose."
(First: Episode 0537)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro.
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
SCENE 1 cont'd At day care, the kids use the bits of trash to make collages. Oscar arrives and likes the art, but likes how messy the kids' hands are even more.
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Animation A set of blocks reveal a square, a triangle, and a circle.
(First: Episode 1184)
Kermit's 2
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the number 2 on-screen. The Two-Headed Monster then shows up as a visual aid.
(First: Episode 1479)
No2
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
TrapeezeAddSub-VersionA
Film Addition and subtraction using three trapeze artists (version "A")
(First: Episode 1036)
Toon.Froghater
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs, until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(First: Episode 0387)
AlphabetTimeSong
Muppets "When it's your time to relax, make it Alphabet Time!"
(First: Episode 1447)
Biggestshoes
Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Big Bird tells the viewer about the importance of brushing one's teeth, as Ferlinghetti Donizetti rhymes along. Afterwards, the tables get turned and Big Bird starts rhyming everything Ferlinghetti says.
Strongmen
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
Erniebertcleantoybox
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie makes a mess of the apartment in order to find a note he wrote to Bert.
(First: Episode 0255)
Toon-Tall-er-estTrees
Cartoon A farmer plants big, bigger and biggest trees.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
Somebodycomeandplay
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play."
(First: Episode 0047)
Knittinkitten
Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
Noimage
Cast Maria plays Crazy Betty, whose warehouse is holding a clearance sale on various shapes. Susan, Gordon and Luis play her harried workers, bringing in more and more new shapes, then drag Crazy Betty out.
(First: Episode 1526)
Sandk
Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
ForgetfulsCoat
Muppets It's a chilly winter day, and Forgetful Jones is freezing. Clementine tells him it's because an important piece of clothing is missing from his attire. Once Forgetful realizes that he's missing his coat, he goes inside to get it...but forgets how to open the door, and crashes through it!
(First: Episode 1488)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Ryan asks Oscar to help him cross the street. Oscar refuses, but suggests he find a way to ask Linda instead. Oscar is certain this won't work, as the kid doesn't know sign language, but Ryan is able to communicate through other gestures and Linda happily takes him across the street.
Words telephone
Cartoon A boy looks for the telephone as it rings.
(First: Episode 0684)
Khome.plumber
Muppets Kermit at Home: Grover comes to Kermit's house to fix his sink. Kermit fills him in on a demonstration of "big, bigger and biggest" when it comes to wrenches. Even so, the sink repair goes awry, and the house floods.
(First: Episode 0821)
Noimage
Film Telephone Brugnoni (0:25)
(First: Episode 0925)
2269k
Cartoon A blue man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains that “Q” starts the word “quarter.”
(First: Episode 0046)
Noimage
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Jason do the "10-Q" bit.
(First: Episode 1508)
Q.Quarter.BudLuckey
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1176)
2776FrogFilm
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
Qthatfunnything
Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film-Karate5
Film A man karate chops 5 boards.
(First: Episode 0469)
0871p
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0768)
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SCENE 4 Linda visits day care and helps everyone clean up.


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