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Sesame Street
Bruno dances
Air date January 18, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Sara Compton
Production October 2, 1981
Sponsors M, Z, 4

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Picture Segment Description
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 1 Gordon plays a guessing game with the kids - he plays sounds off his tape recorder and the kids guess their origin. Oscar chimes in with a sound he wants to hear - the sound of their footsteps walking away from his can area.
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(First: Episode 1016)
Cartoon Z for Zebu
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1185)
Muppets "The Zizzy Zoomers"
(First: Episode 0359)
Film "It's an Otter!"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(First: Episode 0279)
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1579)

Cast In the park, Maria and some kids play with Barkley, telling him whether he's near or far some balloons they've hidden.
(First: Episode 1264)
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
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Film A woman asks a boy how a glass of milk was spilled on the table, so the boy offers several outlandish scenarios before telling her the truth: it was him.
(First: Episode 0212)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
Cartoon Kids narrate a Letter 'Z' Drawing
(First: Episode 0359)
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus are reading their separate books, though Snuffy has a loose grasp on the concept of reading. Big Bird walks him through it, only to find Snuffy isn't able to read any words. Big Bird reads his story to him instead.
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 Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive: After Bad News Barton fails to make the swimming team, Billy and Smart Suzie teach him to eat healthier.
(First: Episode 1437)
Film Some kids watch a silent film featuring a lady in a burning house. They instruct her to "go to the EXIT!"
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon The Hummingbird
Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1518)
Muppets A baby Honker hatches from an egg and learns to honk like all the Honkers.
Cartoon A bird lays ten eggs.
(First: Episode 1576)
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SCENE 3 The number 4 is drawn above Gordon, Olivia, Cynthia and two Honkers.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
Muppets "(I Can't Get No) Co-Operation"
(First: Episode 1521)
Cartoon Four Carpenters
Film Close-ups of animals. Kids try to guess what they are.
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon A bird transforms into a plane, a car, a cat, a fish, a submarine, Submarine Man, and back to a bird.
Artist: Vince Collins
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a parrot.
(First: Episode 0601)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Big Bird and Crystal demonstrate big and little.
(First: Episode 0559)
Cartoon A mouse takes a bite out of a good-smelling M.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0725)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(First: Episode 0601)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: M for Mail
(First: Episode 0013)
Muppets Super Grover
When a boy has trouble finding the gate in a fence, Super Grover attempts to bend the pickets. But eventually, the boy finds an EXIT sign.
(First: Episode 0746)
Cartoon The word EXIT walks out of the room.
(First: Episode 0635)
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SCENE 4 Gordon sings "The Muscle Song" to the kids as they do various actions to show how their muscles work. Bruno joins in on the action, to Oscar's anger.
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Ernie tries to use a scale to divide the cherries evenly, but he characteristically eats them all. Bert screams and faints.
(First: Episode 1386)
Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(First: Episode 0128)
Muppets Caveman Days: King Ernie wants something to drink, so he calls on the Royal Smart Person for help. The royal cow has quit, so there's no milk available. Ernie also shows that there is no liquid inside a rock or a stick. Then the Royal Smart Person suggests that Ernie should try squeezing a round orange thing (an orange), which turns out to have juice inside.
(First: Episode 1385)
Cartoon "Uncle Gus and all of us went for a ride to Ho-Ho-Kus". Features a Snuffleupagus cameo.
(First: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 5 Bruno is still humming the song and jumping around, while Oscar complains to Gordon about what he's done. Gordon then announces the sponsors.


CLOSING SIGNS Baby Breeze, Betty Lou, & Prairie Dawn hold up the Sesame Street sign, while two kids hold up the CTW sign at the end.

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