Sesame Street
Telly tends to Hooper's
Air date May 10, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors J, P, 9
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Picture Segment Description
Cast Mass Communication (Maria, Olivia, Susan and Linda) perform their hit song "1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10."
(First: Episode 1401)
Cartoon Kids count from 1 to 10, then 10 to 1, as the numbers are displayed over colored lights.
(First: Episode 0931)
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
Typewriter P
Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "P Is My Favorite Letter".
(First: Episode 0322)
Film A boy imagines seeing everything in slow-motion
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0676)
Michael Christensen Paul Binder highest juggle
Celebrity Michael Christensen and Paul Binder demonstrate high, higher, and highest with their juggling clubs.
(First: Episode 1008)
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Song "Llama at Dentist Song"
(First: Episode 1241)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster asks a boy, Michael, if he can name some people that he loves.
(First: Episode 1038)
Cartoon Hands embrace the word "LOVE."
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write "Mary Had a Little Lamb", but he can't come up with a word that rhymes with "snow". Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song "Mary Had a Bicycle." Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.
(First: Episode 0698)
SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus strolls down the block with the feeling that today is the day somebody on the street will see him. He discovers Slimey, who cowers under his umbrella. Snuffy coaxes him out and tries making friends, describing how alike they can be. Snuffy points out his his snuffle is similar to Slimey's body and they wiggle together. Slimey snuggles up to Snuffy's snuffle, having "wormed up" to him.
Cast Baseball Pixillation (Maria, David) (1:15)
(First: Episode 0676)
Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
Muppets Tony tends to an Anything Muppet shopping for a fur coat who ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
Cartoon "Dinner for Nine"
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1658)
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon Nine Striped Cats
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1564)
Muppets At the saloon, Clementine asks for Forgetful Jones to sing a song. Buster plays "What's the Name of That Song?" on the piano, and the crowd (including a cow) sings along, but Forgetful keeps asking what the name of the song is.
Animation Sand P/p
(First: Episode 0634)
Muppets Sally Sanchez can speak English and Spanish. Her pet cat, Gato, is bi-lingual too, speaking both cat and dog (with a hint of cow).
(First: Episode 1437)
SCENE 2 Gordon jogs over to Hooper's Store, where Telly Monster is covering for Mr. Hooper and David. Gordon orders some lunch to be prepared by the time he's done with his jog. Telly wonders how much will be enough for Gordon and sets out a large hot dog and a whole gallon of milk. Slightly bewildered, Gordon takes the meal away, when Bob enters and orders a little lunch...
Film A band plays and children dance at a Cinco de Mayo celebration.
(First: Episode 0438)
Muppets Super Grover tries to stop a fight between Sammy and Frankie, who are fighting over an apple.
(First: Episode 0682)
SCENE 2 cont'd Telly takes Bob order to heart and prepares him a tiny cup of soup and a tiny pickle.
Muppets Simon Soundman tries to buy a saw at Sam's General Store.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
Film Footage of wolves.
(First: Episode 0982)
Muppets Lefty wants to sell Ernie a scale. He uses two pounds of bananas and two pounds of apples to demonstrate how the scale works. Ernie is impressed. He already has a scale at home, but he'd like to buy the apples and bananas.
(First: Episode 0449)
Jenny Jeff Jacket
Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
SCENE 3 Gordon and Bob share the stories of their lunch and decide to give Telly some help. In the store, they find Oscar eagerly ordering a pizza from Telly, whom he considers the best chef on the block. Telly tosses the dough in the air and it lands on Oscar, who is thrilled by the dining experience.
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1523)
Bert purple hand
Muppets Ernie & BertBert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach.
(First: Episode 0386)
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
SCENE 4 After Oscar finishes his pizza, Telly gives him a glass of his favorite hot cocoa and sardine drink. However, the glass is empty, because Telly worried about not getting an even amount of each right.

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