Sesame Street
Grandma Harriet visits
(repeat of 1421)
Air date February 22, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors S, T, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 David is about to make a delivery, when Big Bird starts a guessing game involving a hypothetical visit from a family member. It turns out that his grandmother Harriet is visiting the street today!
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Cartoon A boy imagines staying in the jungle at night when he goes to sleep.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
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Film Zookeepers talk about their jobs and the animals they cater to at the zoo.
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Muppets Various letter Ts have a T party.
(First: Episode 1544)
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Cast Gordon, Maria and Luis show T words as they brush their teeth.
(First: Episode 1421)
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Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
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Film A man (Barry Simpson) puts on snowshoes to bring his trash out.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0281)
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SCENE 2 Harriet shows Big Bird a photo of her home in the country and talks about her life there. Big Bird thinks living in the country would be nice, while Harriet observes the city has plenty of nice things too. Big Bird agrees, claiming that if everyone lived in the country with her, she wouldn't be able to visit.
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A ship is about to crash on the rocks: there's a bolt missing from the helm. Thelma flies inside the engine to find it and repairs the ship.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1312)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
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Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
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Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
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Cartoon Tool Quickies - Wood Plane (0:13)
(First: Episode 0540)
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SCENE 3 Grandma Harriet has some homemade loaves of bread for Maria and Olivia, while Oscar complains nearby. She brings him a loaf of bread too, made from a concoction of unorthodox ingredients.
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Cartoon Superman demonstrates the letter S and some of the words it stands for.
(First: Episode 0136)
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Muppets "Sammy the Snake"
(First: Episode 0278)
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Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert and Ernie go fishing. Ernie catches fish by yelling "Heeeeere fishy, fishy, fishy!", and they come flying into the boat. Bert tries it, but only catches a shark.
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SCENE 4 Olivia sits out in the yard in a lounge chair, reading a book. Barkley starts barking endlessly with no discernible reason why. When Olivia gets up and explains the situation to Harriet, they discover Barkley wanted to lounge in the chair himself.
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Cartoon The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1342)
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Celebrity Fonzie and Richie Cunningham count to 10.
(First: Episode 1160)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
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Cartoon Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1503)
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Film Wild geese (to madrigal music)
(First: Episode 0935)
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SCENE 5 Harriet introduces Big Bird to the zucchini, which he pretends is a telephone.
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Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(First: Episode 0954)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
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Cartoon Find the Square quiz
(First: Episode 1602)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
(First: Episode 0425)
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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SCENE 6 Before heading in for the night, Harriet sings Oscar the "Lousy Lullaby."
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Cartoon Abierto: Ali Baba arrives a bit late and gets run over by the 40 thieves leaving.
(First: Episode 0467)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: With Kermit's help, Don Music manages to rewrite "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" as "Drive, drive, drive your car."
(First: Episode 0897)
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Cartoon A red man illustrates abierto, while an angry blue man shows cerrado.
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
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Song "Sticky"
(First: Episode 1352)
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SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced over scenes of the street at night.


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