Sesame Street
The Small People of Sesame Street
(repeat of 1367)
Air date February 16, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors B, K, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird presides over the meeting of the "Small People of Sesame Street," which mainly consists of the kids (he's a member because of his age, not his height). He shows Susan a list they've made of all the reasons being big is best, when Susan sings about the differences between them and "Big People." Big Bird concedes that being small is a good thing and takes a vote to ensure they stay small "for a while."
2090-Blobs
Cartoon A large blob shoves a tiny one out of the way and declares, "I'm big!" The tiny one thinks for a moment and declares, "I'm me!"
Artist: Janet Perlman
ErnieCMCookieSizes
Muppets Ernie has two bags of cookies, one of which has several cookies, and one that only has one cookie. Ernie asks Cookie Monster which he'd rather have, and Cookie Monster naturally chooses the bag with many cookies. However, Cookie is disappointed that his cookies are very small, while Ernie's one cookie is very big, so Ernie breaks his cookie into several small pieces.
(First: Episode 1359)
Suzanne.Smallsteps

Suzanne.Biglunch
Celebrity Suzanne Farrell takes small and big steps, then has a little lunch and a big lunch.
(First: Episode 1422)
Toon-NeedleThread
Cartoon A needle and spool of thread cooperate to fix the king's torn pants.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1485)
Ostrichfilm
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
Bisforbath
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
WaiterGrover-HotDogs
Muppets Waiter Grover: The Count has come to order hot dogs - lots of hot dogs. But when Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them, and not eat them, the Count uses a hypnotism spell to get more.
(First: Episode 0644)
Toon-ChildrenCountFowardBackward
Cartoon Kids count from 1 to 10, then 10 to 1, as the numbers are displayed over colored lights.
(First: Episode 0931)
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SCENE 2 Maria becomes frustrated when Barkley, in a fit of play, causes her to spill her groceries. She offhandedly wishes he were smaller, when the Amazing Mumford arrives and believes he can fulfill such a request. Barkley is turned into a little dog, but Maria convinces Mumford to bring the original Barkley back. Barkley returns, but with the little dog's voice. Mumford tries fixing this too, only now Barkley starts meowing. Mumford observes, "Nobody's perfect."
Noimage
Cartoon Moving Day Happy Sad (1:00)
Robinhood.ernie
Muppets Ernie portrays Robin Hood, who is setting up an audition trying to find some merry men.
(First: Episode 0480)
Henson Scanimate 10
Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
Film-BroccoliCU
Film Kids identify broccoli in close-up.
(First: Episode 0357)
Rhymiescamping
Muppets The Rhymies go camping, but a bear disrupts their campsite.
(First: Episode 1389)
1041triangles
Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
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SCENE 3 Sherlock Hemlock studies a large bone, slipper and bowl and comes to the conclusion that a large dinosaur is loose on Sesame Street. The items all turn out to belong to Barkley.
3164n
Cartoon Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
Erniebertspecialnose
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie thinks that he isn't special. Bert tells Ernie to feel his nose -- "That's an Ernie nose!" -- and then feel his hair, and wiggle his fingers. Bert says that nobody else is just like Ernie. Encouraged, Ernie tells the audience to do the same.
(First: Episode 0276)
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
Kangaroowithk
Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
Kermit-K
Muppets Kermit the Frog attempts to talk about the letter K, but it falls off the wall.
(First: Episode 0044)
Knittinkitten
Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
Noimage
Muppets Kermit attempts to talk about the letter K again, but the top half of the K collapses.
(First: Episode 0044)
Mushrooms
Film Through close-ups, children identify mushrooms.
(First: Episode 0357)
2125i
Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
GrownUpHand-Olivia
Insert 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.
(First: Episode 1605)
WashYourHands
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1523)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
ComeJoinUs
Muppets "Come Join Us"
(First: Episode 1470)
Catfollowsqueak
Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1518)
1839zs
Film A boy visits the hospital to see his mother's new baby.
(First: Episode 1125)
CatTelephone
Cartoon A cat makes noise with a telephone, typewriter, trumpet, and piano. When the cat leaves, the devices come to life, and when he comes back, they all sound at once, frightening the cat.
(First: Episode 0844)
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SCENE 4 Bob finds Oscar in the midst of training his skunk, Stinky, to do tricks (or rather not do tricks).
Bforbeard Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
TwiddlebugsFlowers
Muppets Ernie watches as the Twiddlebugs cut down the pretty flowers in their yard. Once they've realized the environmental mistake they've made, they undo their action by creating giant flowers from wrappers.
(First: Episode 1512)
Pinball 10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
Cornfield
Film Corn grows in a field. (edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
5-Good-Men
Muppets Old West: Five good men are needed to form a posse and catch Bad Bart, the meanest man in the West. The sheriff counts five men in the saloon, and tries to organize them. But it turns out that there are only four good men -- one of them is Bad Bart!
(First: Episode 0554)
Stopjuggling
Cartoon A man juggles until he is told to STOP.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1340)
2293r
Muppets Kermit and the word "taxi."
(First: Episode 0312)
Horsejigsaw
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(First: Episode 0784)
George the Farmer in out
Film George the Farmer shows in and out.
(First: Episode 0293)
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SCENE 5 Stinky continues to not do anything and Oscar instructs Bob to reward him with some food.


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