Sesame Street
Ms. Zadie, the Lady
Air date January 1, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Norman Stiles
Sponsors E, G, 8
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 The Amazing Mumford demonstrates his new rhyming trick, in which he turns himself into anything that rhymes with something he says. He first says "slide trombone" and turns himself into a telephone. Then, rhyming with "rock," turns himself into a clock. He comes up with one last word, "Havana" and a bowl of fruit appears in his place. Luis tries convincing Olivia that Mumford turned into the banana, but she scoffs and claims he'll be talking about Snuffleupaguses next. Once she's gone, Luis almost bites into a pear, which turns back into Mumford. Luis points out that "Havana" and "pear" don't rhyme, to which Mumford responds, "I'm an amazing magician. I never said I was an amazing poet."
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings a rock song about his cookie obsession.
(First: Episode 0506)
Cartoon Eight legs on an octopus
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1446)
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
Film "Three of These Kids" — Football and Baseball
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0439)
Film Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Celebrity Ray Barretto: Rhythm Bridge #2 (0:44)
(First: Episode 0966)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on the story of Jack and Jill. Jack needs someone to go up the hill with him. First he chooses Mervin, then Francine and Gladys the Cow. Finally Jack chooses Jill, who refuses go up the hill with him again, so he asks Kermit to fill in.
(First: Episode 1071)
Cartoon Eight spiders subtract themselves.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1510)
Song "What Can You Do with a Burro?"
(First: Episode 1364)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
Cast Big Bird drags Bob, Gordon, Susan and Maria to the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center to finally meet Mr. Snuffleupagus, who comes to hear the opera rehearsals every day. However, once he arrives, he becomes blocked by the fountain in the plaza square.
(First: Episode 1311)
Cartoon A boy is drawn, but he doesn't have knees at first.
(First: Episode 0954)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants Bert to pretend to be mad, but Bert says that he can't, because he has nothing to feel angry about. Ernie asks Bert to pretend that he borrowed Bert's paper clip collection, and dropped it into the sewer while playing with it. The thought makes Bert really mad. Bert gets tired out, and tells Ernie that he can't get mad anymore. Ernie makes a confession -- he really did lose Bert's favorite paper clip collection.
(First: Episode 0216)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tomato)
(First: Episode 0147)
Insert Bob sings a "Hello Song" to Linda, who signs along.
(First: Episode 1024)
Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)
G film
Film Things that begin with G
(First: Episode 0357)
Cast Maria as Chaplin deals with an unruly "Don't Walk / Walk" signal.
(First: Episode 1166)
Cartoon A girl demonstrates that she is scary-looking to a sleeping monster.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0797)
SCENE 2 Forgetful Jones may forget many things, but he never forgets the hand of a grown-up friend (Olivia) when he and Buster the Horse need to cross the street.
Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
Muppets "High, Middle, Low"
(First: Episode 0236)
Film Kids use shapes to make a train.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon Beetle Bailey wants to be first in the chow line, but he ends up last.
(First: Episode 0666)
SCENE 3 Telly introduces the viewer to Ms. Zadie, the Lady, who can predict things before they happen. They spot Mr. Macintosh pushing his cart their way and Ms. Zadie predicts something involving his cart and the nearby tricycle. Telly assumes the two will collide and create a mess. Ms. Zadie instead sees that she'll move the trike out of the way and be rewarded with an apple, which all happens.
Film Wild geese (to madrigal music)
(First: Episode 0935)
Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway sings "Jumpin' Jive" when the Two-Headed Monster can't decide whether to jump or jive.
(First: Episode 1575)
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
SCENE 4 Ms. Zadie must now say goodbye and asks Telly where the bus stop is. He doesn't remember, so she tries asking Oscar, who responds with little help. She predicts he will help her out and starts acting sweet and kind toward him, enough to make him want to her leave as soon as possible.

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