Sesame Street
Air date May 20, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors K, S, 7
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The Count is in distress - one of his bats, Cynthia, has gone missing! Everyone searches the street for her and eventually discover she got trapped in the mailbox when David mailed a letter.
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Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1530)
Flying Fingers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie says that he has "flying fingers," and tries to find ten different things that his fingers can do.
(First: Episode 0617)
200007
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(First: Episode 0771)
Stockard
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Hiddenobjects
Animation Can you find the hidden objects in the picture?
(First: Episode 1520)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Noimage
SCENE 2 David and the kids try to keep a balloon up in the air.
ConsonantSound-K-Kangaroo
Cartoon K - Kangaroo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1160)
1041Kcheerleaders
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #4)
(First: Episode 0102)
Zooelephant
Film A film shows parts of an elephant.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0034)
Kisforkiss
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Sgrover.apple
Muppets Super Grover tries to stop a fight between Sammy and Frankie, who are fighting over an apple.
(First: Episode 0682)
1261-JoJive
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive looks for the missing batch of strawberry shortcakes.
(First: Episode 1261)
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SCENE 3 David, Maria and Big Bird throw a surprise party for the Two-Headed Monster's birthday. Maria gifts them new hats (which the heads trade with each other), David gives them a pair of gloves and Big Bird gives them a book of bedtime stories. They squabble over who gets the one book, until they're told it's for them to share. The monster reads the book together, putting themselves to sleep.
2096d
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
1448-SUN
Muppets The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
(First: Episode 0453)
Wheelchairraces
Film Wheelchair races at the Special Olympics
(First: Episode 0898)
2096t
Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
Serpiente
Cartoon S - Serpiente
(First: Episode 0382)
1800-20
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview The Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
Toon.fromtadpoletofrog
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
PaulSimonElCondorPasa
Celebrity Paul Simon sings "El Condor Pasa."
(First: Episode 1036)
0600-Slide
Film Six children go down a slide.
(First: Episode 0600)
OOTTRain
Song Luis sings "Three of These Things" with three kids with umbrellas and one unlucky kid without one.
(First: Episode 0449)
2682w
Cartoon A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(First: Episode 0829)
Radioexercise
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He engages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
(First: Episode 1025)
2059u
Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no."
(First: Episode 0794)
Noimage
SCENE 4 The Count fills in for Telly Monster on today's edition of Ask Oscar. However, the Count counts the questions and reads more letters before Oscar can give a full answer to any of them.
2073d
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(EKA: Episode 0515)
SlidingPenguins
Film Kids count 20 penguins going down a slide.
(First: Episode 0232)
Clues
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about clues. He shows that a boy has grown some carrots because he has garden tools, a watering can, and a packet of seeds. Next, he confirms that a man has built a birdhouse because of his blueprints and carpenter's tools. When he notices Beautiful Day Monster with a suitcase and an umbrella, Kermit assumes that the monster is going on a trip and using the umbrella as protection from the rain. The monster corrects him; he's planning to eat his umbrella, and uses the suitcase to carry the ketchup he'll use to eat it with.
(First: Episode 0118)
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7commercial-02
Cast In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Green Coke commercial, football player Big Murray (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
(First: Episode 1535)
Detective11-20
Film Detective Fred (Joe Raposo) is sent by his boss (Danny Epstein) to locate the number 20. Throughout the office and on the streets of New York, Fred tracks down the numbers 11 through 18 in numerical order by spying his surroundings. When he finds his way to Apartment 19, he discovers it is occupied by a gorilla, who leads him directly to the elusive 20.
(First: Episode 0277)
OohDanny!
Cartoon Millie and Molly find a place for their picture of their favorite rock star, Danny.
(First: Episode 1295)
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SCENE 5 Maria reads a story to Herry Monster, but as dusk begins and the street gets darker, Maria finds it harder to read when Herry insists on another story. He brings something over to provide light - the lamppost!
Grover-IAmProud
Muppets Grover sings "I Am Proud of Me" while admiring his block tower.
(First: Episode 1212)
Kangarook
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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SCENE 5 cont'd Maria works on reinstalling the lamppost back into place. Herry apologizes and sees how dark it's getting, then offers to get her another lamppost from another block to provide some light.


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