Sesame Street
Air date December 14, 1981
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Luis Santiero
Sponsors R, U, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Olivia watches Oscar and Grundgetta do some photography the Grouch way - without any film.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(First: Episode 1306)
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(First: Episode 0546)
Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
Cartoon Rocks aren't alive, so it must be a turtle.
(First: Episode 1519)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Kangaroo Blues."
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
Cast Bob and Linda musically show the signs for "Hat, Coat, and Pants."
(First: Episode 1031)
Cartoon Two kids argue over whose chair it is, until the dog suggests they share the chair.
(First: Episode 0369)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl tells two different monster marching bands to play the same song and march together.
(First: Episode 1450)
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Smart Suzie Sunset help Wrong Way Willie find his missing house keys.
(First: Episode 1508)
Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Muppets / Celebrity Edith Ann talks to Herry about being proud.
(First: Episode 0913)
Rhino Limerick
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1151)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Mr. Chatterly tries to discuss the letter R, but everything goes awry.
(First: Episode 0876)
SCENE 2 Ferlinghetti Donizetti strolls into Hooper's Store and instead of making a straight order, he says various words and has David find a food to rhyme with them. None of the items please Ferlinghetti, who concludes that he's "filled up on rhyme" and no longer hungry.
Film A voiceover lists many R words.
(First: Episode 0661)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert complains about Ernie having the radio volume on too loud. Ernie pulls the knob off the radio, puts it on Bert's stomach, and turns the volume of Bert's voice up and down.
(First: Episode 0241)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(First: Episode 0241)
Cast A Howard Cosell-type announcer narrates as athlete Maria subtracts a chair from a group of three.
(First: Episode 0431)
Cartoon A captain and a first mate think they have planned ahead well for their trip at sea, but they forgot to take in the anchor.
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl exercises in preparation for coaching her team as they play. The team turns out to be three string musicians and she's their conductor.
(First: Episode 1510)
SCENE 3 Telly tries to talk about the letter U, who insists that he's supposed to be talking about Telly instead.
Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
Kids build scarecrow
Film Kids put together a scarecrow.
(First: Episode 1577)
SCENE 3 cont'd Telly now tries to talk about the letter R, but the letter in question would rather do the talking for himself.
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Film A boy narrates a film of how his family trains wild ponies on the farm.
(First: Episode 0815)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
Muppets Kermit the Frog interviews John-John, asking him to make dog and cat sounds, and making them louder.
(First: Episode 0914)
Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1503)
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Farley David count 12
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — David says he can count to twelve hundred, but Farley would prefer just hearing him count to twelve.
(First: Episode 0291)
Cartoon A magician tries to make six circles disappear.
(First: Episode 0783)
Film Commercial Hand (2:27)
Animation Seis flores
SCENE 4 Sabrina leads Big Bird and the kids in an Italian spinning game. The sponsors are then announced in Italian as well.

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