Sesame Street
Cabbage eating contest
(repeat of 1371)
Air date February 25, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors D, E, 2
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird helps Mr. Snuffleupagus get ready for a big cabbage-eating contest later today. They practice by feeding him cabbage after cabbage after cabbage...
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Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
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Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Muppets Deena and Pearl pretend they are underwater.
(First: Episode 1474)
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SCENE 1 cont'd Snuffy has now consumed 43 cabbages and is still up to practice some more...
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Cartoon A hand draws a castle with a growling dragon inside, which scares the princess until her knight in shining armor leads the dragon away.
(First: Episode 0932)
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Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway and the Count sing "I Want to Count."
(First: Episode 1545)
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Film A gymnast demonstrates around.
(First: Episode 0517)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Katie think of rhymes.
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SCENE 1 cont'd Snuffy has eaten all 70 cabbages but is now too bloated and nauseated to compete.
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Cartoon "Two headlights, two eyes, two schoolbooks, two pies..."
(First: Episode 0926)
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Film Two kids visit the police department and watch a policeman prepare some horses for a parade happening in New York City. The kids even get to ride the horses and watch the parade.
(First: Episode 1243)
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Animation 2 farmers
(First: Episode 1599)
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Muppets Grover asks The Amazing Mumford if he could make his carrot disappear, provided that some smoke appears. Mumford performs the trick and Grover is impressed by the puff of smoke, however, he fails to notice Mumford chomping on his carrot. When Grover asks Mumford to make the carrot reappear, he replies that he can't because he ate it ("You didn't say anything about magic!").
(First: Episode 1210)
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Cartoon Small b is a boy with a belly who walks a small d, a dog with a belly turned around.
Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1186)
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Insert Frankie assists the Amazing Mumford in his latest show, where the child pulls various shapes from Mumford's hat.
(First: Episode 1583)
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Cartoon Cars WALK.
(First: Episode 0556)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to use a scale to divide the cherries evenly, but he characteristically eats them all. Bert screams and faints.
(First: Episode 1386)
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Song "Rainy Day Song"
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Animation Sand E/e
(First: Episode 0642)
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Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Jack Be Nimble can't figure out how to jump over the candlestick.
(First: Episode 0723)
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SCENE 2 Maria is feeling especially hungry and orders the biggest thing David can whip up. He touts a new hero sandwich he's created and shows her how he makes it. The sandwich winds up being too big to even fit in her mouth.
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Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
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Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Grover is astonished to find that he's multiplied into four Grovers.
(First: Episode 0718)
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Animation See the lion walk.
(First: Episode 0993)
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Film The Mad Painter #2
(First: Episode 0309)
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SCENE 3 Biff and Sully deliver a piano to Oscar's trash can. While Biff goes to retrieve the work order from the truck, Sully plays a nice tune, to Oscar's disgust. Biff returns with Gordon to help get it into the can. Gordon doesn't believe they'll be able to do this until he sees that they tear the piano apart and bring it in piece by piece.
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A boy’s toy airplane’s controls break. Thelma comes to the rescue by steering the plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1423)
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Muppets Grover, Herry, Cookie Monster and Frazzle sing "Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)."
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Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Film Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
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Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E. (repeat)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
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Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(First: Episode 0398)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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SCENE 4 Gordon tells Maria about what happened earlier and she can't believe the piano would actually function now when they hear Oscar playing inside his can.


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