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Sesame Street
The Sesame Street 500
Air date December 6, 1982
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Written by Tony Geiss
Production October 1, 1982
Sponsors L, Q, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Olivia, Bob, Maria and David are surprised to see that Forgetful Jones actually remembers not only their names, but what he’s supposed to do today. When Maria reminds him that he usually forgets these things, he turns back into his old forgetful self.
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert that he has a note for him, but he can't remember where it is. He thinks maybe he put it in the toybox, so he digs through the box, throwing toys everywhere. It's not in the toybox, so Ernie looks in the clothes hamper, scattering clothes all over. He finally finds the note, which tells Bert that it's his turn to clean up the apartment.
(First: Episode 0255)
Cartoon Q -- that funny looking thing.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film "Hey, let's make a road!" Kids do so at the beach, while a construction crew does the real thing.
(First: Episode 0295)
Cartoon In song, an ostrich, frog, mole and bee change lifestyles, which alters which one is over, under, around and through.
Artist: Michael Sporn
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Trey if he's seen a letter Q before. At first Trey denies it, but eventually draws one in the air with his finger.
(First: Episode 0440)
Cartoon Q - quarter
(First: Episode 0046)
SCENE 2 Big Bird leads Snuffy and the kids in playing school, and teaches them about raising your hand. Snuffy takes awhile to catch on (Big Bird: “What would Albert Shanker do here?”), but soon realizes he can raise his snuffle instead. He has to answer a math problem (1 + 3), but doesn’t know how to add yet.
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Cast Maria and Linda sew quilts with a Q on them.
(First: Episode 1508)
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Cartoon A pirate gives a girl a treasure map, where X marks the spot.
(First: Episode 1578)
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Cartoon A kid tries to push his toy house through the front door without the door closing.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0914)
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Film George the Farmer uses barrels to count to ten.
(First: Episode 0293)
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Celebrity George Benson sings "The Greatest Love of All" (with Michael Masser on piano) to some children.
(First: Episode 1309)
Animation Seis flores
(First: Episode 1591)
Muppets Mr. Johnson has been served a bowl of soup, but flags down his waiter to make a complaint. He asks Grover to inspect the fly that's in his soup, but Grover looks under; next to; and above the soup before he agrees to bring out a new bowl. The kitchen is all out of what Mr. Johnson ordered, so he brings him Cream of Mosquito.
(First: Episode 1134)
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Film Counting six oryx
(First: Episode 0410)
Cartoon The Typewriter: L for lion
(First: Episode 0762)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
Cartoon L for locomotive, letter, lamp, light, lion, lettuce, lips
Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
Muppets Oscar reads Irvine the story of "The Three Little Grouches." In the story, three Grouches build a house of sticks and think it could be messier. They phone the Big Bad Wolf and he comes over to blow their house in, much to their delight.
(First: Episode 1684)
Cartoon The ET family is demonstrated in a story of the zet, a quick-witted bird.
(First: Episode 0236)
Film A gymnast demonstrates around.
(First: Episode 0517)
Muppets Pageant: Ernie plays the role of Bart, a farm boy who plants a flower. Herry Monster plays the sun, and a nervous Cookie Monster plays a cloud. Bert reluctantly plays the flower. When it is said that Bert made the leaves for his costume out of lettuce leaves, Cookie and Herry proceed to eat the leaves and rip the costume apart.
(First: Episode 0578)
Cartoon Different uses of a triangle
(First: Episode 1580)
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
Cartoon Pick the right ET word (featuring the Zet)
(First: Episode 0473)
SCENE 3 Everyone gathers to watch Oscar and the Count participate in the “Sesame Street 500”. Telly acts as referee, and the Count, sitting in his Countmobile, counts the number of times Oscar starts his Sloppy Jalopy.
Cartoon Pick the right picture (featuring the Zet)
(First: Episode 0260)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Cartoon Pick the right letter (featuring the Zet)
(First: Episode 0236)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #6: Dot blows raspberry
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 4 The Count continues counting Oscar’s false starts as Maria announces the sponsors.

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