Sesame Street
Plot Making music with Honkers and a Dinger
Air date November 26, 1981
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors Q, T, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Forgetful Jones and Buster the Horse appear set up to paint, only Forgetful has forgotten what they're trying to do. Maria sorts through the clues to help him remember.
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)
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
Roosevelt-SpellsName
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin spells his name.
(First: Episode 0182)
Fivedancerssubtract
Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0675)
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SCENE 2 Bob sings "Makin' a Move."
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
1041newsflash Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
Qwords
Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
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Celebrity Mummenschanz: The Blob (3:30)
(First: Episode 1115)
Q.Quarter.BudLuckey
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1176)
Noimage
Insert Garage Area Shapes (1:54)
(First: Episode 0451)
OldWoman9
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
1074-Hands
Film A hand tickles another with a feather. When it tries again, the ticklish hand growls and frightens the other away.
(First: Episode 0802)
1736v
Cartoon Nine Striped Cats
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1564)
TellyHOT
Muppets Wearing oven mitts, Telly places an H and an OT together to make the word HOT.
(First: Episode 1536)
1247-Bath
Cartoon Goldilocks' bath is first too HOT, then too COLD, then just right.
(First: Episode 1232)
Mushymuddy
Muppets Oscar sings "Swamp Mushy Muddy."
(First: Episode 1038)
1448-Toes
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
T-Tigre
Cartoon La letra T es para tigre, tomate, taxi, toro, telefono, televisión, y el terrible tiburon.
(First: Episode 0351)
E&BToyGroups
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie to put away his toys, and Ernie devises a system of arranging them. Unfortunately, all the categories he names apply only to his toy fire engine.
(First: Episode 0281)
2234-SameDifferent
Cartoon Things that are same and different.
(First: Episode 0300)
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Insert Professor Grover teaches Luis, Mr. Hooper, and some children how to breathe.
(First: Episode 1188)
400008
Animation Sand T / t
(First: Episode 0636)
WheelbarrowFilm
Film A man shows a boy how to make a wheelbarrow.
(First: Episode 1488)
Ah-ah-choo
Cartoon "Big Sneeze" - a man destroys everything in his path when he sneezes.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
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SCENE 3 Bob and Shari come outside for her violin lesson, where a Dinger nearby with a telephone. As Shari plays "The Blue Danube," a pair of Honkers appear and start a loud conversation. Bob gets them to cooperate by honking along with the music. Soon after, the Dinger disrupts the music with a phone conversation.
CrayonFactory
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
1800-18
Cast David, Luis and Linda count in different languages.
(First: Episode 0326)
Alphabetbully
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
1446e
Film Exploring on the ocean rocks
(First: Episode 1414)
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
BertsRock
Muppets For Show-and-Tell, Bert sings a song about his rock.
(First: Episode 1309)
Toon.somemoremost.hair
Cartoon I've got some hair, I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
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SCENE 4 The Dinger gets in on the music lesson, participating with Shari and the Honkers are they play "The Blue Danube."


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