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Luis and Poco's poetry
Air date March 31, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Production January 7, 1982
Sponsors B, J, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
Muppets / Cast Bob finds a Liver and Onion candy bar wrapper dropped on the ground by Oscar, who denies seeing it. Bob picks it up and puts it to Oscar's face until he admits it's his. Bob explains it's not right to throw trash on the ground and he should pick it up, though Oscar is quick to point out Bob's already done that for him.
(First: Episode 1197)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
Muppets Biff sings "This Is My J."
(First: Episode 1169)
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Film Salad Chef with Olivia (1:40)
(First: Episode 1650)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: One head wants to play the trumpet, but the other head wants to sleep.
(First: Episode 1390)
Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
SCENE 1 Aristotle and Monica are about to have some pie, but remember to wait for Big Bird, who rushes over to show off his new tie. He remembers that the two are blind and can't see it. Ari sings "Monica and I" to inform him of the many ways they can still find out about things without the use of sight.
Richard Pryor shares Strawberries on Sesame Street.jpg
Celebrity Richard Pryor sits on a park bench with a basket of strawberries; a kid wants him to share them.
(First: Episode 1141)
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0255)
Cartoon A boy solves a math problem: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoon Four elephants at the circus
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1489)
Film Ostriches walk and run. (piano music)
(First: Episode 0339)
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4. (Spanish dub)
(First: Episode 0368)
Film Body part shout-out
(First: Episode 0264)
SCENE 2 Olivia is ready to take a still life photo, but runs upstairs to get something she's forgotten and asks Big Bird to watch over her things. Mr. Snuffleupagus happens by on his way to gymnastics and Big Bird decides to take a photo of Snuffy as proof of his existence. However, when Olivia returns, she shows that she forgot to put film in the camera.
Cartoon B for butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
Film Knock knock. Who's there? The woodpecker!
(First: Episode 0437)
One Way Map.jpg
Cartoon A kid travels through an extra-dimensional map inside a mono-wheeled box while a narrator reads a series of One Way signs.
(First: Episode 1172)
Muppets Instead of cookies, Cookie Monster recites a poem about galoshes -- or at least he tries.
(First: Episode 1626)
Cartoon Magical Herman's number trick
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(First: Episode 0374)
1041scuba.jpg Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0516)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: One Way
(First: Episode 1125)
Insert Herry Monster is angry because he doesn't know how to put his new barbells together.
(First: Episode 0808)
Cartoon The Funny Four tickles all the people and animals he sees.
(First: Episode 1653)
Film A group of kids pick apples in an orchard, and take them into the cider mill to make apple cider.
(First: Episode 1585)
Animation Sand B/b
(First: Episode 0627)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest -- but she hasn't counted on Kermit hiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.
(First: Episode 0685)
Cartoon A girl talks about imagination.
(First: Episode 0353)
SCENE 3 Luis has finished writing a great poem and leaves the Fix-It Shop to show it to somebody. Poco Loco appears, driven slightly batty by the constant sound of typing. He observes the poem Luis has written and decides to write one himself. He puts in a new sheet of paper and starts writing. Meanwhile, Luis can't find anyone else, but Oscar is open to hearing the poem. He follows Luis back to the shop, just after Poco has finished. Luis presents Oscar with the poem, which is actually Poco's, composed of chicken (or rather parrot) scratch.
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
Film A woman helps some kids write down their version of "Hickory Dickory Dock," which they then bring to the Acorn Press to have printed.
(First: Episode 1456)
Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(First: Episode 0617)
SCENE 4 Luis reads his poem entitled "Autumn." Oscar thinks it's rotten and Poco parrots his critiques.

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