Sesame Street
Plants on the rooftop
(repeat of 1482)
Air date February 9, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors K, Z, 5

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Olivia makes her way to the roof of 123 Sesame Street, which is full of various plants. She hears Big Bird, but can't see him. She hears him talking to somebody and assumes it's actually Mr. Snuffleupagus. Instead, he's talking to a palm tree to help it grow.
Cartoon Before dinnertime, a boy discovers a worm under a rock and some baby birds in their nest.
(First: Episode 1508)
Film A scuba diver collects shells, which some kids count in voice-over.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0474)
Cartoon Five Worms In An Apple
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1502)
Cast The Lovers of Five (David, Luis, Gordon and Bob) sing "Gimme Five."
(First: Episode 1137)
Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
(First: Episode 0407)
Cartoon A lost man in the desert asks a stranger for directions to the city. He builds a pretend city out of sand to show what it looks like. As it turns out, the stranger is an alien.
(First: Episode 0763)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The miller's daughter is in danger of losing her baby if she cannot guess the first name of Rumpelstiltskin. Kermit offers a hotline, Sesame Street-555, for people to call in and help her. The name ends up being Bruce Rumpelstiltskin, but unfortunately for Kermit, he picked the wrong place to hide: the baby's carriage!
(First: Episode 0724)
SCENE 2 Maria and Olivia tend to the plants. They'd like for some rain to help water them, but the weather forecast shows clear skies for the near future. Countess Dahling von Dahling appears and they ask her to count so the plants can get rain. She begins to count, but Masha sneezes before she can finish. The Countess thinks her poor dog is coming down with something and thinks having rain will make his condition even worse, so she leaves without proving any rain.
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
(First: Episode 1710)
Animation Can you find the hidden objects in the picture?
(First: Episode 1520)
Muppets A shark sings about his "Perfectly Pearl-White Teeth."
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoon-eat a Z
Cartoon A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
(First: Episode 1340)
SCENE 3 Big Bird volunteers to water some plants for Maria. Deena wants Big Bird to play, so he turns they imaginary tea party into a watering session by pretending the watering can is a teapot and the plants are guests.
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho can't dive into the pool of water because of a thirsty elephant, who drinks all the water, illustrating empty and full.
(First: Episode 1050)

Film Two glasses are filled with fluid, but one glass overflows as a hand keeps pouring into it. The same thing happens using salt shakers and bowls of nuts. Finally, the glasses are filled again, only one glass barely fills up as fluid is poured into it. The camera pulls out, revealing the glass is filling into another one below, which overflows as before.
(First: Episode 0576)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie won't let Bert into the apartment. Bert thinks he might be sad, and then Bert thinks Ernie might be hiding something from Bert, which makes him mad and demand to be let in. He comes in, and Ernie has thrown him a surprise party. Guests at the party include Roosevelt Franklin, Herbert Birdsfoot, Prairie Dawn, Sherlock Hemlock, Grover, Guy Smiley, and a mailman.
(First: Episode 0461)
Cartoon Z for zigzag, zero, zoo, and zebra
Film George the Farmer demonstrates empty and full.
(First: Episode 0257)
Muppets Katie and the King
(First: Episode 1660)
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Celebrity Whitman Mayo recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0886)
Cartoon A lost number 5 looks for his brother.
(First: Episode 0934)
Muppets The Count hires Ernie to answer his phone so that he won't be bothered with calls while he is counting. However, when the phone rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and won't let Ernie pick up the phone until it's too late. "I told you it wouldn't be easy," the Count explains.
(First: Episode 0539)
Cartoon A young girl's favorite toy is a stick, which she uses for many things, including a magic wand, conductor's baton, and a baseball bat.
(First: Episode 0960)
Insert Bob, Linda and Timi show some kids how to say "butterfly" in sign language. They sing a song about it.
(First: Episode 1064)
Cartoon A woodpecker drills through a tree to demonstrate entrada and salida.
(First: Episode 0808)
Film Building a log cabin
(First: Episode 0602)
Cartoon A man finds and eats five apples, counting the number left after each one.
(First: Episode 1578)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: RUN
(First: Episode 1446)
SCENE 4 Alphabet Bates lands on the roof and draws a letter K, for kite. He helps a young child get their kite to fly by taking it into the air as he ascends.
Cartoon K-kick
(First: Episode 0463)
Song Olivia sings "The Riddle."
(First: Episode 1721)
Cartoon Thelma Thumb: A beehive is disturbing a little girl in her treehouse, so Thelma convinces the bees to move their hive to another tree surrounded by flowers.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1393)
SCENE 4 cont'd Alphabet Bates announces the sponsors as the gang waves to him from below.

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