Sesame Street
Air date January 14, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors F, J, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria needs to place an important call, but every telephone on the block seems to be out of order, except for Oscar's, which is spotted being used in conversation. Maria approaches him to use the phone, but he's too wrapped up in his call. He eventually hands her the receiver, which is also broken - he was simply pretending to talk to someone.
Pinball 05
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
Film-WheelsSpanish
Film A wheel rolls away from a junkyard. A boy captures it to complete his wagon. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0530)
Bunnychickblocks
Animation Stop-motion: A bunny tries to make a bench with blocks, but needs a chick's help.
(First: Episode 1463)
1Of These Things
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "One of These Things."
(First: Episode 0174)
5-Butterflies
Cartoon Five butterflies
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1471)
2073q1
Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0620)
Itsatruck
Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar sees Monica reading a book written in Braille, as she is blind. The story is about a mean, old Grouch, which piques his interest. At her request, he begrudgingly says "please" in order for her to read it to him.
Counting20boxes
Film Counting 20 boxes
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0510)
Herbert and Grover 2
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot arranges three blocks for Grover to count. No matter how the blocks are arranged, they still add up to three. Herbert asks Grover to count some oranges as well. Grover confesses that he's good at counting blocks -- but he doesn't know how to count oranges!
(First: Episode 0192)
Signman.HotDog
Cartoon Sign Man: HOT DOG
(First: Episode 1142)
1396u
Cartoon Hats
(First: Episode 0773)
MrHooper
Insert Mr. Hooper reminisces about his childhood and sings "When I Was as Little as You Are."
(First: Episode 0697)
1037h
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
AMFCheer5
Muppets Beautiful Day Monster is part of a group of cheerleaders who cheer up to the letter F. When the leader asks what "ABCDEF" spells, they are all stumped, and Beautiful Day Monster comments on how weird that is.
(First: Episode 0094)
Toon.Dogonchair
Cartoon Two kids argue over whose chair it is, until the dog suggests they share the chair.
(First: Episode 0369)
Characters.twiddlebugs
Muppets The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim, or fly. Then they notice their Twiddle-car.
(First: Episode 0603)
Lobstercrab
Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
FFF-Face
Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1200)
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SCENE 3 Bob and the kids sit in for a piano recital by Slimey, who plays "Polonaise in A Flat." Oscar is discouraged by Slimey's flawless playing and recommends a more Grouch-appropriate encore.
F.Fire
Cartoon F for fire, fountain, face, farmer, etc.
Sesame Street 5 The Harlem Globetrotters
Celebrity The Harlem Globetrotters briefly demonstrate their basketball stunts.
(First: Episode 0536)
Yomama
Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
200012
Cartoon A football player talks about his favorite sport.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
1845j
Cast Big Bird talks about noses and beaks, and what his beak can do. He tells Olivia, "I'm awful sorry about your nose."
(First: Episode 1246)
Flyfrogcartoon
Cartoon F is for Fly and Frog
(First: Episode 0034)
Hereisyrlifetree
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree's friends.
(First: Episode 0406)
2869-Fire
Animation Five firefighters put out a flaming 5.
Painter5
Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)
Noimage
Insert "Professor" Fred the Wonder Horse tries to teach the kids about body parts, but sticks to parts only horses have.
(First: Episode 1038)
VinceCollinsMagician
Cartoon A magician performs a trick that makes birds appear, and fish can be glimpsed between them.
Artist: Vince Collins
BabyMonkey
Film A baby monkey
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0280)
Anthhipster65
Muppets Same Sound Brown shows Farley that "That's What Reading's All About."
(First: Episode 1088)
3978f
Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
BeforeAfterCircus
Cast In a circus routine, Luis the ringmaster demonstrates "before" and "after". Freeze-frame technology allows his assistant, Linda, to show each action as she jumps through a hoop, slips on a banana peel, and gets a bucket of water thrown at her face.
(First: Episode 0728)
SandJ
Cartoon Sand J/j
(First: Episode 0631)
Bertfeelssad
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie notices Bert looking sad for no reason. Ernie lists a number of reasons to be sad, and then Bert feels better, but now Ernie has become sad for no reason.
(First: Episode 1520)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
Film-LittleHorseNearFear
Film A little horse gets near and far from the camera.
(First: Episode 0279)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Oscar and Bruno have set up a series of arrows along the street, which Maria, Gordon and the kids follow. The arrows lead them in circles until they finally reach Oscar. Now, Bruno starts following the arrows, making Oscar dizzy.


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