Sesame Street
Air date December 25, 1981
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by John Glines
Sponsors N, S, 2
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 On an exceptionally sunny day, Dr. Nobel Price presents his latest creation - shady shades, which are very much like Olivia's sunglasses.
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 1
Counting to 2 is not very exciting.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Smart Susie Sunset solve the case of the midnight voices.
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1183)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 2
Nobody's favorite number is 2.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon N is for nose.
(First: Episode 1206)
Film A kid narrates footage of a termite colony.
(First: Episode 0408)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 3
The huge visual aid falls on Grover.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
SCENE 2 David prepares some sandwiches for a pair of Honkers. They don't like the ones they've been given, so David swaps them. He then cuts them in half so they each get half of each sandwich.
Cartoon A painter paints a Number Nine, then hangs it.
(First: Episode 1488)
Cups and Saucers
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie stacks cups and saucers in order to count them, making Bert quite nervous. Luckily, they're glued together.
(First: Episode 0586)
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
ItzhakPerlman with girl
Celebrity Itzhak Perlman and a girl demonstrate their strengths and weaknesses.
(First: Episode 1563)
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0529)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns to use manners while eating with a spoon.
(First: Episode 1340)
Cast On/Under Shoulders (Maria and David) (0:56)
(First: Episode 0557)
Animation Slide puzzle - elephant
(First: Episode 0389)
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
SCENE 3 Elmo asks Big Bird to help him read an "OPEN" sign. He wants to find something to show the word and indicates Big Bird's beak, which he then places the sign in.
Muppets Two Anything Muppets (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson) use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
(First: Episode 0905)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
Cast Linda signs "wind" and David is blown away.
(First: Episode 1325)
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
Cast Linda signs the word disappear - which David does.
(First: Episode 1330)
1041operator Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)
Cast Linda signs the word "pie", and David anticipates getting hit with one ... but it happens to Linda instead.
(First: Episode 1325)
Cartoon The Ringmaster charms two snakes with his saxophone.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1287)
SCENE 4 Bob strums his guitar for a game of "One of These Things" with three kids and a Honker. The Honker turns out to not belong, as he's eating an ice cream cone instead of playing an instrument like the kids. He gives Bob his ice cream so he can play his nose with the kid band.
Cartoon Two Elephants
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1457)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
Muppets Headball: Alphabet
(First: Episode 0988)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Insert Bob, Jason, Grover - OPEN (0:26)
(First: Episode 1111)
Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: Hand
(First: Episode 1179)

Muppets Telly Monster hosts "Cooking with Telly," where he demonstrates where the plate should go when serving a sandwich.
(First: Episode 1450)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
SCENE 5 David teaches the kids "A Very Simple Dance."
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Muppets Ernie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
SCENE 6 Big Bird instructs the kids to circle the sponsors on some art cards hanging from his door.

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