Sesame Street
Day three in Puerto Rico
(repeat of 1318)
Air date February 3, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors B, C, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar and Osvaldo are going to go "trashing," but because his push cart is "Grouch-powered," one of them must be responsible for pushing it. They argue over who will push and who will look out for trash, and eventually agree to take turns. Oscar has the sickening realization that they're cooperating and both agree to keep their yaps shut about it.
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The First Day of School
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Cartoon Four Carpenters
(First: Episode 1616)
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Song "Fall Song"
(First: Episode 1286)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pair of headphones.
1095l.jpg Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
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SCENE 2 On the beach, Luis, Susan, and the kids play a musical game called "San Sereni," where they act out various jobs and have the others guess what it is.
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Cartoon Two men try to go over a very steep hill.
(First: Episode 1522)
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Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Film / Cast Gordon and some kids use hula-hoops for many things.
(First: Episode 1103)
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Muppets Herry Monster holds a sign with the word "NO" on it and tells Ernie that he can make him read his sign. Ernie replies "Oh no you can't!", and eventually gets the joke. He tries it on Bert, but the gag backfires when Bert bets he can get Ernie to read the sign.
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
(First: Episode 1469)
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SCENE 3 Oscar asks Osvaldo what "NO" translates to in Spanish, not realizing it's the same in both languages. He walks around town asking the natives, but he gets the same answer.
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Cartoon C - Cake
(First: Episode 0153)
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Muppets Cookie Monster tells his little cousin monster to get him something special that starts with the letter C. He hopes she'll bring him a cookie, but she brings a carrot, a cucumber, a cauliflower, and an ear of corn. Finally, she realizes that cousin also starts with C, and assumes he was referring to her.
(First: Episode 1319)
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Cartoon Baseball Square (1:13)
(First: Episode 1520)
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Insert A deck of playing cards are dealt with random numbers on the front.
(First: Episode 0500)
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SCENE 4 At the market, Oscar purchases five onions and a hunk of garlic to make juice for tomorrow's picnic.
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Cartoon Olga the lonesome robot
(First: Episode 1446)
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Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(First: Episode 1181)
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Muppets Grover sounds out the word FALL. A nearby house and tree fall over, then he faints.
(First: Episode 1348)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster presents four lions.
(First: Episode 1309)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird has had trouble communicating with the local avian population, as he's been using the English version of their sounds. Maria and the kids teach him how their sounds are made in Spanish. He immediately begins chatting up with some young chicks.
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: Thelma rescues a nest of baby sparrows from a building that's about to be destroyed with a wrecking ball.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1313)
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Film EXIT
(First: Episode 0935)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a question, but Bert is reading the newspaper. Ernie hums and talks to Rubber Duckie until Bert gives up reading the paper in exasperation. Then Ernie can ask his question: Can he borrow the newspaper?
(First: Episode 0042)
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Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
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SCENE 6 Olivia sings about how Puerto Rico is a "Wonderful Place to Call Home"; Maria joins her.
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Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
(First: Episode 1403)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to present a lecture about the letter B, but Cookie Monster eats the bottom of the B and turns it into an R. Kermit talks about the R, but then Cookie Monster snacks some more, and makes it a P. Kermit tries to go on, but the monster keeps eating, making it into an F, and then an I, and then nothing at all. Kermit chides Cookie Monster for ruining his lesson. Cookie Monster gives Kermit a kiss, then exits.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 7 While Maria and Olivia will be staying in Puerto Rico a few more days, everyone else prepares to go back home to Sesame Street. Big Bird has a comical amount of items he's bringing back with him. Maria's aunt encourages them to stay along with Maria. Luis finds it tempting and Big Bird happily agrees, but Bob, Linda and Susan have jobs they have to get back to. Maria's aunt brings Luis and Big Bird's belongings back inside, while Big Bird hands Bob a load of souvenirs to bring back to Mr. Snuffleupagus for him.
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Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
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Muppets Sally Sanchez can speak English and Spanish. Her pet cat, Gato, is bi-lingual too, speaking both cat and dog (with a hint of cow).
(First: Episode 1437)
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Film African children play in a village, and in a modern playground.
(First: Episode 0159)
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Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Exit" as the audience leaves the room.
(First: Episode 0666)
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Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
(First: Episode 1487)
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SCENE 8 As Bob, Linda, and Susan board the bus, everyone wonders where Oscar is. They witness his and Osvaldo's can crash down the street and decide that he can go home later with Maria and Olivia.


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