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Sesame Street
Making music with Honkers and a Dinger
Air date November 26, 1981
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Production August 24, 1981
Sponsors Q, T, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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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.
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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)
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Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin spells his name.
(First: Episode 0182)
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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."
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Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(First: Episode 1210)
1041newsflash.jpg 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)
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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 The Mummenschanz perform a routine as a blob-like creature.
(First: Episode 1115)
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Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1176)
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Cast David (in voiceover) finds shapes in the arbor.
(First: Episode 0451)
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Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Film A hand tickles another with a feather. When it tries again, the ticklish hand growls and frightens the other away.
(EKA: Episode 0757)
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Cartoon Nine Striped Cats
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1564)
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Muppets Wearing oven mitts, Telly places an H and an OT together to make the word HOT.
(First: Episode 1536)
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Cartoon Goldilocks' bath is first too HOT, then too COLD, then just right.
(First: Episode 1232)
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Muppets Oscar sings "Swamp Mushy Muddy."
(First: Episode 1038)
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Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
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Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Cartoon La letra T es para tigre, tomate, taxi, toro, telefono, televisiΓ³n, y el terrible tiburon.
(First: Episode 0351)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert 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)
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Cartoon Things that are the same or different are displayed like a slot machine. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0335)
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Insert Professor Grover teaches Luis, Mr. Hooper, and some children how to breathe.
(First: Episode 1188)
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Animation Sand T/t
(First: Episode 0636)
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Film A man shows a boy how to make a wheelbarrow.
(First: Episode 1488)
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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.
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Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
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Cast David, Luis and Linda count in different languages.
(First: Episode 0326)
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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)
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Film Exploring on the ocean rocks
(First: Episode 1414)
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Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
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Muppets For Show-and-Tell, Bert sings a song about his rock.
(First: Episode 1309)
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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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