Sesame Street
The Sesame Street Olympics
Air date April 8, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors C, D, 10
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 The grown-ups (Linda, Maria, David, Mr. Hooper and Timi) prepare for the Sesame Street Olympics, a mock-Olympics event they'll be doing with the help of their friends from the National Theatre of the Deaf. The opening ceremonies commence with a parade, as the members of the Theatre imagine representing various countries around the world while showing the signs for each country. The final marches are some Honkers, representing the Land of Honk.
Animation Sand D/d
(First: Episode 0640)
Muppets An Anything Muppet asks another "Is this the D train?" A subway train then arrives, letting out several letter Ds.
(First: Episode 1493)
Film Kids compare animals and human tools and technology.
(First: Episode 0491)
Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
1041train Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1266)
Film A boy visits the hospital to see his mother's new baby.
(First: Episode 1125)
Muppets The Rhymies go camping, but a bear disrupts their campsite.
(First: Episode 1389)
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0766)
SCENE 2 The first event in the games is borrowed from the Winter Olympics - bobsledding. Big Bird points out there's no snow anywhere, when Linda reminds him that they're using their imaginations. The "Red Honker" assumes their place at the starting line and begins the race.
Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
Film Milk! (From Farm To Market To Home)
(First: Episode 0795)
Celebrity Bill Cosby tells his young friends a story that involves "over" and "under". He mixes the words up, and the kids correct him.
(First: Episode 0136)
Cartoon Several circles try to get past a large square.
(First: Episode 1486)
Film Wild geese (to madrigal music)
(First: Episode 0935)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
Insert Vocalists sing about "Jogging" as the cast jogs through Central Park, with Oscar bringing up the rear in his can.
(First: Episode 1254)
Muppets Grover climbs a tree and finds a bird's nest with some eggs in it. The eggs hatch, and the baby birds think Grover is their mommy. When the real mother bird arrives, she mistakes Grover for one of her babies. She gives them all a flying lesson, but Grover promptly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0570)
Film Librarian with Olivia (3:16)
(First: Episode 1639)
Pinball 10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(First: Episode 0449)
Film The Mad Painter #10
(First: Episode 0328)
SCENE 3 Next is a game from the Summer Olympics - jumping the hurdles. A baby Honker volunteers to participate this round.
Film Wheelchair races at the Special Olympics
(First: Episode 0898)
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
Muppets "Do the Wash"
(First: Episode 1309)
Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
Film A group of kids enter a door marked ENTRADA.
(First: Episode 0939)
Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
Song "What Can You Do with a Burro?"
(First: Episode 1364)
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
Transition #8 Rectangle Bridge 13 (0:18)
(First: Episode 0290)
SCENE 4 Now at the closing ceremonies, the winners are given special medals. The baby Honker is awarded Best Starter.

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