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Sesame Street
The Count gets some exercise
Air date May 17, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors R, U, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Aristotle demonstrates his great remembering skills for Maria, who initiates a remembering game. She hands him some items and he has to remember what they are a few moments later. Telly comes over and reminds Ari that they were supposed to meet at Hooper's Store for lunch, which Ari forgot.
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Muppets Clementine and Buster get on a train, and try to tell Forgetful Jones that he's supposed to get on the train with them, but Forgetful Jones would much rather remember on his own why he's at the train station. The train leaves just as Forgetful remembers why he's there.
(First: Episode 1654)
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Cartoon The Alphabet Song (country, gospel, Mexican)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1576)
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Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird points out the different body parts of Dr. J.
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Muppets Telly and Mona are supposed to eat, but Mona makes this an opportunity for some imagination and pretends they're driving in a car.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
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Cartoon A girl puts imaginary things in a jar, which makes her laugh.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1304)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "New Life."
(First: Episode 0281)
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Cartoon A boy is drawn, but he doesn't have knees at first.
(First: Episode 0954)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Bert expects a visit from his identical twin brother Bart. Ernie notes that they're alike in many ways, but their major difference is that Bart has a sense of humor.
(First: Episode 0594)
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Celebrity 14 Karat Soul make AT words in song.
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Cartoon In still photographs, a boy asks his friend what his mother does. The mother's shoes become animated, as she describes what she did today. She turns out to be a policewoman.
(First: Episode 1578)
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Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
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Muppets Telly tries to talk about the letter U, who insists that he's supposed to be talking about Telly instead.
(First: Episode 1591)
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Cast Olivia and a boy visit a butcher's shop to learn how a butcher does his job.
(First: Episode 1638)
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Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Ernie and Katie find the many similarities between each other.
(First: Episode 1490)
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Cartoon A vaudeville act of two SAME people (voiced by Daws Butler and Bob Arbogast) ends when one of them falls off the stage.
(First: Episode 0778)
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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Animation Sand R/r
(First: Episode 0635)
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Muppets Telly now tries to talk about the letter R, but the letter in question would rather do the talking for himself.
(First: Episode 1591)
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Film Letter R hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0315)
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Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets "I'm in Love with U"
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Cartoon A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(First: Episode 0416)
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Film Kids with special needs do gymnastics at the Mamaroneck Co-Op Camp.
(First: Episode 0953)
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SCENE 2 The Count has found some barbells in his closet, but has no need for them. He tries to give them to Gordon, who thinks the Count could use a workout too. The Count enjoys counting the "ups and downs" of lifting, but gets tired quickly. Gordon encourages him to exercise each day and he'll be able to count more and more.
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Muppets Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "ยฟEsto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "ยกHola, yo!" she cries.
(First: Episode 0454)
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Song "Brothers Song"
(First: Episode 1476)
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Cartoon "Yo Soy Un ..."
(First: Episode 0777)
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Cartoon Sporty 3 demonstrates his agility in various sports.
(First: Episode 1642)
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SCENE 3 Gordon and the Count finish bending from side to side. Gordon asks the Count if there's any muscles he feels need a workout. "My counting muscles, of course!" replies the Count, as they start touching their toes.
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Cartoon Three doctors cure a sick 3.
(First: Episode 1627)
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Film A crane is shown, with a shovel and wrecking ball.
(First: Episode 1164)
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Animation I see a 3! Do you see a 3?
(First: Episode 1611)
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SCENE 4 Gordon and the Count run in place, both appearing very winded. The experience has left the Count drained of any will to count, nor does Gordon feel like exercising. Their responses baffle Maria and Big Bird when they invite the pair for a round of basketball.


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