Sesame Street
Another visit from Arnold Hooper
Air date December 15, 1982
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors B, G, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird tells the viewer that Mr. Hooper's brother Arnold is visiting today. He watches the two brothers reunite and catch up. He imagines having his own brother, Casper. After his fantasy, Arnold presents Big Bird with a gift and they catch up as well.
Cartoon Six turtles plus one man equals seven.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1515)
Ernie Lallaby Bert
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is having trouble getting to sleep. Ernie suggests singing a lullaby to him. He sings one to the tune of "Brahms' Lullaby" and Bert falls into a deep peaceful sleep. Ernie tells Bert to wake up now; it's Ernie's turn to go to sleep, so it's Bert's turn to sing a lullaby now.
(First: Episode 1331)
Cartoon The Ringmaster introduces seven swimming seals.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1312)

Cast In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Greene Coke commercial, football player Big Murray (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
(First: Episode 1535)
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (balloons and blackbirds).
(First: Episode 1393)
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 The kids don capes and monocles to assist the Count in counting to ten.
Cartoon A pig sings "There Are Chickens in the Trees" until a rooster tells him that chickens don't live in trees.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1394)
Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 1: Harvey Kneeslapper hangs an "OPEN" sign on a closet and has filled it with so many toys that when somebody opens it, all of the toys in the closet will fall on that person. A girl opens the closet, but none of the toys fall out. When Harvey opens it after she leaves, they fall all over him.
(First: Episode 0552)
Animation Sand G/g
(First: Episode 0643)
Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 2: Harvey has refilled the closet. A boy tries to open it, but the door is stuck. When the boy has left, Harvey opens the closet, and the toys land on him again.
(First: Episode 0552)
Cartoon G is for Goat
(First: Episode 0085)
Muppets OPEN the Door: Part 3: Harvey has refilled the closet again. The boy and girl come by again and open the door. Instead of toys falling, the closet leads to another place. After the two of them have gone through and closed the door behind them, Harvey opens the closet, and the toys fall on him.
(First: Episode 0552)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Film A young baboon sits on the back of their parent as they cross the plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0299)
SCENE 3 Arnold tells his brother that he and Oscar have some surprises to play on each other. Oscar is squirted by Arnold's gag flower. Oscar responds with a tin of cookies, which Arnold assumes will have spring-loaded snakes or explode. Instead, it's a plain can of cookies - surprise! Mr. Hooper is astonished that his own brother exhibits Grouch-like tendencies.
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
Dog imagination
Cartoon A little girl tries to figure out why a dog is crying.
(First: Episode 0862)
Song "Summer Song" - A singer describes what happens in the summertime.
(First: Episode 1304)
Cartoon "Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0771)
Fish Cowboy Hat
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I going to wear when I want to play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0305)
Sign Cartoon Bad Dog
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: BAD DOG
After the man reads the sign, a dog comes in and protests, "I'm not a bad dog! What did I do? What did I do?"
(First: Episode 1164)
SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper has found a box full of things from the Hooper brothers' youth. They show Herry Monster some of the items inside, such as old clothes and photographs. They even give Herry a worn-out rag doll they used to play with.

Muppets Guy Smiley hosts the game show "What's My Part?". The contestant is Mr. Nose. The panelists -- Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic and Cookie Monster -- don't know what a nose is, because none of them have noses.
(First: Episode 0131)
Film Body part shout-out
(First: Episode 0264)
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
(First: Episode 0153)
Muppets An Anything Muppet lady spells out the word BUG, after which a bug introduces himself.
(First: Episode 1423)
Song "B is for Bubble"
(First: Episode 0008)

SCENE 5 While Oscar tends to his hungry elephants, Maria reads a crying Irvine the story of "The Princess and the Mattress." In the story, a lonely Grouch prince (Oscar) is tired of arguing with himself and wants a wife. To find the Grouchiest girl in the land, he creates a test - he covers a soft mattress with bricks and since Grouches hate soft things, the perfect girl will be able to notice the soft mattress underneath. A princess arrives (Grundgetta) and heads to the bed for a rest, noticing the soft mattress. The two argue happily ever after.
Cartoon A bird transforms into a plane, a car, a cat, a fish, a submarine, Submarine Man, and back to a bird.
Artist: Vince Collins
(First: Episode 1616)
Clip 7
Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
Muppets Kermit is a casting director, holding auditions for a performance of "The Three Little Pigs". The pigs who initially try out get the part of the three little pigs, but three different wolves of different sizes try out for the part of the Big Bad Wolf.
(First: Episode 1283)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
SCENE 6 It's time for Arnold to head for the airport. Oscar offers to take him their in the Sloppy Jalopy, as he's already going there anyhow. Arnold knows from experience that the car won't run - it'll just fall apart, or he'll have to push it. Oscar drives off without a hitch, leaving the Hoopers stranded and calling for a taxi.

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