Sesame Street
Bob reads to the Two-Headed Monster
Air date April 29, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors N, Q, 3
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Admiral Bird
Muppets Big Bird sings "Admiral Bird."
(First: Episode 0946)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(First: Episode 1227)
SkeletonFish
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
ThelmaThumb-Bees
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A beehive is disturbing a little girl in her treehouse, so Thelma convinces the bees to move their hive to another tree surrounded by flowers.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1393)
LuisKids-N
Cast Luis puts together a broken N.
(First: Episode 0938)
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Cartoon N is for nose.
(First: Episode 1206)
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SCENE 1 Herry Monster discovers that by just asking, he's able to join a group of kids playing.
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Sunflowerbells
Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(First: Episode 1181)
1092-16
Cartoon The Typewriter: N - Nose
(First: Episode 0793)
TwiddlebugsRain
Muppets Ernie watches the Twiddlebugs, who are about to head for Hooper's Store in the rain, but they notice that they need something to keep themselves dry. Tessie remembers that an umbrella helps, so they take one.
(First: Episode 1342)
2lines
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
SCENE 2 The Count intends on leaving Sesame Street, as he's run out of things to count. His friends tell him how important he is to them and he finds that his friends are just as important to him as counting. He vows to stay after all and counts the hugs he receives.
Gustafson.3penguins
Cartoon Three penguins dance.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1480)
StevieGrover.singlikeme
Insert Stevie Wonder hangs out with Grover and teaches him how to sing like him.
(First: Episode 0514)
BigBikes
Cartoon Big / bigger / biggest (bikes)
(First: Episode 1245)
Giantbilly
Muppets Three monsters (Billy, Fenwick, and Pamela) demonstrate big, bigger, and biggest.
(First: Episode 0474)
Derbyman
Cartoon A derby-hatted man identifies animal sounds, ending with a tractor.
(First: Episode 0839)
Noimage
Film A boy and girl pretend to be father and mother to a constantly-crying baby doll.
(First: Episode 1388)
Count narrates counts three kids
Insert The Count counts three children as they rearrange their positions.
(First: Episode 1352)
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Cherries!
Film Number Three Ball Film (cherry version)
(First: Episode 0744)
Toon-SurpriseManhole
Cartoon Two men work at a manhole; one is tired of the same day-in-day-out routine of it. The other says the boss has planned a surprise for them. A jack-in-the-box pops from the manhole.
(First: Episode 0780)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Hooper's Store is the rendezvous point for Biff and Sully before they head off to a costume party. Biff is dressed in a beard, mustache and glasses and believes Sully won't recognize him, even though David sees through the disguise immediately. Biff details how the situation will play out and goes to the front door to wait. Sully enters through the back door, wearing a similar get up. Biff returns and mistakes Sully for an entirely different person.
Statue10birds
Cartoon Ten brightly-beaked birds land on a statue.
(First: Episode 1524)
GroverErik.surprise
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Erik surprise each other.
There's a Bird on Me
Film "There's a Bird On Me" (Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0416)
Pollydarton
Muppets Polly Darton sings "Wavin' Goodbye to You with My Heart."
(First: Episode 1475)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Oscar is disturbed by Telly, who frets over the idea of forgetting where his nose, eyes and mouth are.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(First: Episode 1164)
Film-RiverLife
Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
GordonOliviaCoop
Cast Gordon and Olivia try to cooperate under the sun, with voiceover from Bob.
(First: Episode 1245)
0871j
Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
Ssnews.aladdin
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Aladdin is distressed that his lamp won't work until Kermit informs hims that he needs to add a light bulb, plug in the cord, and flip the switch. All the while, the Genie wisecracks about his job and trying to get some sleep inside a lamp.
(First: Episode 0927)
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Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(First: Episode 0440)
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SCENE 5 Bob comes across the Two-Headed Monster, involved in a tug-o'-war with a book. The monster doesn't understand what books are actually for or how to read it. They settle Bob between their heads so he can read the storybook, which is written in monster language. Bob tries his best to read "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" in monster-speak.
Seasonssong
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
200020
Film This is the desert.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0514)
Robotwalk
Cartoon A scientist adds legs, feet, then knees to his robot and tells it to walk, but it dances out of shot instead (as does the scientist).
(First: Episode 1119)
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SCENE 6 Bob is still reading the story, when the Two-Headed Monster drifts off to sleep. This only lasts a few moments, as they wake up and request more reading.


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