Sesame Street
Herry moves the post office
Air date December 3, 1981
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors R, T, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1186h
Insert Susan and the kids sing "My Little Game," a song with loud and soft parts.
(First: Episode 1186)
Turtle.Hale
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
Bertnothome
Muppets Ernie & Bert — It's late at night and Bert isn't home yet. Ernie worries that he may have been abducted by monsters and is being forced to party with them... maybe even having fun. When Bert gets home, Ernie shares his stream of emotions he felt when he'd imagined something had happened to Bert: fear, sadness and anger. Bert assures him that he was fine -- he never has fun.
(First: Episode 0929)
Tisfortrash
Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
100004
Film A group of Hispanic children pick members for their baseball team. A new kid, Ramon, joins them.
(First: Episode 0440)
Footprints
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
News-3PigsOriginal
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(First: Episode 0551)
Noimage
Transition Bridge #11 - Bricks - Bridge B (0:45)
(First: Episode 0286)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Maria helps Forgetful Jones remember the right way to put on his coat.
PlaneStartup
Cartoon An aviator and his son cooperate to start their plane.
(First: Episode 1476)
2257q
Song "What Do People Do All Day?"
(First: Episode 1511)
1544-TParty
Muppets Various letter Ts have a T party.
(First: Episode 1544)
TypewriterT
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
1839ze
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Toon.Table
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
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SCENE 2 As Olivia does a photo shoot with Grundgetta, Herry Monster interrupts with an important message regarding teeth and the weather. He brings in a chart showing a sink connected to a lake and explains that because there hasn't been much rain lately, one must be careful when brushing their teeth to not waste much water. Olivia is already privy to this information, putting Herry in another ecological conundrum - he's wasted paper on his lesson!
BabyRocky
Muppets Baby Rocky performs "Cry" from his crib.
(First: Episode 1107)
1448-Toes
Film T is for toes.
(First: Episode 0506)
ProfDavid
Muppets / Cast Professor David lectures his class on trees. He says they are only good for looking at and leaning against, but they mention other uses for them.
Andnowtheoctopus
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
SholahugsKermit
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit the Frog, Shola and Fannie have just finished watching the previous film. Shola hugs Kermit, and he comments, "She learned a lot from the octopus ... how to squeeze!"
(First: Episode 0534)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
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SCENE 3 Oscar enjoys having the Two-Headed Monster as a customer in his taxi, as the monster argues over whether to go to the opera or the disco. Bob comes by and suggests they draw straws to make a fair choice. Oscar instead recommends the two flip a coin and they start arguing again over which method to use.
Henson Scanimate 10
Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
Jerry-UN
Film Jerry Nelson introduces the letters U and N. Other letters join them and become SUN, RUN and FUN.
(First: Episode 0230)
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Pelicans
Film Swimming and flying pelicans.
(First: Episode 0322)
Toon-FivePies
Cartoon A man sells five pies. He unwittingly eats one, then believes he's been robbed. As he mopes, a potential customer steals a pie and eats it.
Artist: Fred Crippen
Painter10
Film The Mad Painter #10
(First: Episode 0328)
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Insert Mr. Macintosh does a soft-shoe routine down the street as he recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1464)
3Kids.policeman
Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
(First: Episode 0408)
Woodpecker.entrada
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
Film.greenbeans
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Shoemaker
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)
RCollection
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a collection of Rs in a box. He shows Bert, who says that Ernie will be the laughingstock of Sesame Street if anyone else finds out. Ernie sadly throws away his Rs, and Bert asks to have the box for his J collection.
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 4 Maria calls Herry into the Fix-It Shop to help with a problem - she's too busy to leave the store and needs to mail a letter. Instead of going to the mailbox down the block, Herry pushes the entire post office to the Fix-It Shop.
UncleGus
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
HarveyR
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells the mailman that he has a letter for his mother: the letter R.
(First: Episode 0583)
1710zb
Cartoon A snake displays shapes, which are identified in Spanish.
HeresaLittleSomething--Tire
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tire)
(First: Episode 0147)
SB-Rabbit
Cartoon Speech Balloon: R for rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 5 Outside the shop, Maria makes Herry promise not to remove the post office from its original place. He darts inside to answer her phone and she worries he'll rip it right from the wall. Herry instead leaves the phone intact...until he hangs up.


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