Sesame Street
Gordon and Susan pretend to have tea with Snuffy
(repeat of 1454)
Air date February 8, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors V, Z, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon and Susan make their way to Big Bird's nest for a pretend tea party and assume Big Bird's imaginary friend, Mr. Snuffleupagus, will be there too. At the party, they address the empty seat as Snuffy and pretend to give him some tea, though Big Bird is left wondering who they're talking to.
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Cartoon Panels flip to reveal different ways things WALK.
(First: Episode 0369)
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Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(First: Episode 0926)
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Muppets Grover talks about the word walk. He is accompanied by styrofoam letters that form the word walk, and they keep walking back and forth.
(First: Episode 1692)
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Cartoon An alien lands on Earth, looking for a Z to eat. He snatches one off a policeman's uniform, eats it, and rests.
(First: Episode 1481)
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SCENE 2 Gordon sits outside Hooper's Store to grade papers and Mr. Hooper assures him he'll make sure no one bothers him. However, Mr. Hooper is the one who constantly interrupts him to bring him some nourishment.
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Cartoon The Ringmaster treats us to the balancing feet of ten brown bears.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1336)
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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)
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Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
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Film A look at the life of Colleen, who lives in Arizona.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
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Muppets The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
Part 1 of 2
The Country Mouse lives peacefully on the farm when his cousin, the City Mouse, comes to visit. The City Mouse is appalled that his cousin lives in a haystack, eats acorns, and listens to birdsong. He invites his cousin to come visit him in the city.
(First: Episode 0314)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: Z for Zoo
(First: Episode 0776)
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Muppets The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
Part 2 of 2
The Country Mouse visits the City Mouse's apartment, and finds that his cousin eats pizza, doesn't mind traffic sounds, and listens to groovy music on his stereo. The Country Mouse is startled when he hears a cat. The City Mouse sighs, "Oh, that's just the cat. That means he's hungry, and he wants to catch us and eat us for dinner." Horrified, the Country Mouse goes back to the country, where he's safe. The City Mouse offers the cat a bite of pizza.
(First: Episode 0314)
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Insert Maria and David observe the Two-Headed Monster and imagine what it would be like to be a two-headed being as well. They picture themselves in a large sweater (appearing as though they have two heads) and soon find they can't make up their mind whether to sweep or take a nap. Back in reality, they go through a similar argument in deciding where to go for a date.
(First: Episode 1705)
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Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A soap box racer loses its front wheel. Thelma comes to the rescue by pulling the racer.
(First: Episode 1516)
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Film Lions walk down a trail.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0367)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound: V, violin
(First: Episode 1157)
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Muppets A boy looks for his V.
(First: Episode 1480)
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Cartoon V for volcano, violet, and violin
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Film Kids comment over footage of a shoe factory.
(First: Episode 1724)
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SCENE 3 Telly Monster wants to show between, but can't find anything to be between. Gordon and Susan help by putting him between them.
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Cartoon The Wise Man tries to illustrate "between".
(First: Episode 0926)
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Muppets "I'm Between"
(First: Episode 1233)
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Transition Bridge #2 - Scoring
(First: Episode 0291)
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Celebrity Richard Pryor sits on a park bench with a basket of strawberries; a kid wants him to share them.
(First: Episode 1141)
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Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
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Film Olivia briefly narrates a film of re-paving a street.
(First: Episode 1161)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird finishes reading Snuffy a story, which he considers great. Snuffy feels differently about it, however. The two have a fight and mutually agree to stop being friends. They then realize they won't be able to play their favorite games together anymore and decide to be friends again, understanding they can like different things.
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Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie gets Bert to participate in a rhyming game, but Ernie ends the game just as Bert is starting to enjoy it.
(First: Episode 0798)
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Film With their teacher, kids play clapping and dancing games about the rhythm in their names.
(First: Episode 1735)
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Cartoon A man illustrates 'between' in various situations throughout his work day.
(First: Episode 0779)
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SCENE 5 While Susan works on her car, Oscar complains about what a nice neighbor she is. She decides he should tell it to her face, but when he sees how dirty she is, he finds her beautiful!
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Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square
(First: Episode 1618)
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Muppets Grover asks The Amazing Mumford if he could make his carrot disappear, provided that some smoke appears. Mumford performs the trick and Grover is impressed by the puff of smoke, however he fails to notice Mumford chomping on his carrot. When Grover asks Mumford to make the carrot reappear, he replies that he can't because he ate it ("You didn't say anything about magic!").
(First: Episode 1210)
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Film 1-20 Ice Skaters
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0451)
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SCENE 6 Oscar tells Gordon how lovely Susan is, claiming she might be too good for Gordon. Susan comes back outside, all cleaned up, which disappoints Oscar. She gives him a present - the dirty oil strainer for her car. Oscar plays with his new piece of trash, as Mr. Hooper announces the sponsors.


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