Sesame Street
Snow — Mercedes and Zero head back home
Air date January 29, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors W, Y, 5

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird wakes up to find Zero's igloo has gotten considerably smaller, as a puddle of water surrounds it. Zero returns from his morning walk, shocked to see what's happened. Olivia explains that the weather has started getting warmer, which is causing the igloo to melt (something Zero has never witnessed).
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Animation See the lion walk.
(First: Episode 0993)
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Muppets Super Grover: Judy Finstermacher has broken her bag of groceries, and Super Grover tries to find a way for her to get the groceries to her home.
(First: Episode 1289)
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Cartoon A boy tries dealing with various leaks in a dike. When plugging and buckets don't work, he fetches an adult who patches up the holes with cement.
(First: Episode 1478)
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Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
(First: Episode 1310)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper plans to use a hand buzzer when he asks someone to slap him five. Instead, the joker slaps a 5 on his chest.
(First: Episode 0991)
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Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(First: Episode 1036)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird fans Zero, who can't handle the heat and needs some cold. Big Bird suggests he pretend that it's cold out, but this doesn't work. Mr. Hooper puts out a glass full of ice and Zero orders a bucket full, which he jumps into.
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Cartoon A painter pops out of a box and paints a lion, then hangs a "wet paint" sign on it.
(First: Episode 1397)
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Muppets Cookie Monster stars in "The Ballad of Casey McPhee."
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cartoon A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(First: Episode 0769)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
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Cartoon A kid names his own body parts.
(First: Episode 0809)
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Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads the word "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
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Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
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Insert Mr. Hooper shovels the snow outside of Hooper's Store, when the Amazing Mumford offers to make it disappear. Instead, he merely moves all the snow into the store. Another wave of his wand sends it all back outside, where Maria nearly slips. Mr. Hooper has enough magic and hands Mumford a shovel to help.
(First: Episode 0839)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter W. Cookie Monster eats the W.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon They'd play with me if I had ...
(First: Episode 0815)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to start his W lecture again, but the W comes to life and attacks him.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0410)
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Muppets Toothy Takes a Partner - Toothy, a set of teeth, has his agent look for the perfect new partner to help regain his shine.
(First: Episode 1105)
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SCENE 3 Oscar makes a small mountain out of the mud made from the melted snow. He and Olivia watch as Slimey sleds down the hill, landing in the pool inside the trash can (splashing water onto Olivia's face).
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Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version two).
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0414)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and a witch -- they are all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in.
(First: Episode 0711)
2096d.jpg Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
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Cartoon Big / bigger / biggest (bikes)
(First: Episode 1245)
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Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
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Animation Sand Y/y
(First: Episode 0626)
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Muppets "Body Rhythms" by Little Jerry and the Monotones.
(First: Episode 1399)
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Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)
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SCENE 4 Telly tries to guess what's going on the block by observing - he sees Mercedes with her suitcases, Maria trying to hail a taxi and everyone kissing Mercedes goodbye. He correctly assumes she's heading back to Puerto Rico. She gives him a kiss goodbye too, making him sad that he was so clever - he hates saying goodbye.
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Cartoon What kind of print does a hand make?
(First: Episode 0776)
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Film Voiceovers count to 5 using groups of animals at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0288)
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Insert The Count counts five children as they rearrange their positions.
(First: Episode 1439)
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Cartoon A nutty dragon blows 5 puffs of smoke, which are blown away by a fan-hatted man.
(First: Episode 0980)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to go play in the park with him. When Bert says no, Ernie wonders if he isn't feeling well and starts to examine him.
(First: Episode 0124)
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SCENE 5 Mercedes and Zero head off in their taxi. Olivia gives Zero some ice for the ride and they assure him there will be more ice on the airplane. Telly announces the sponsors and the "snow" credits sequence follows.


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