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Sesame Street
Biff and Sully make a doghouse
Air date March 8, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors O, X, 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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Insert Big Bird watches Mr. Snuffleupagus take his morning jog through Sesame Street, somehow avoiding the view of all the other adults up at the hour.
(First: Episode 1467)
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Cartoon Three owls blink.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1469)
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Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets In the park, Harvey Kneeslapper comes up behind a man, asks him, "Wanna see something funny?" and then holds a mirror up. The man sees nothing funny...until he looks at Harvey!
(First: Episode 0283)
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Film A boy narrates a film of how his family trains wild ponies on the farm.
(First: Episode 0815)
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Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(First: Episode 1506)
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Muppets Oscar reads Irvine the Grimey Brothers' version of "Cinderella." Grundgetta portrays the titular character, who doesn't mind doing chores like sweeping the fireplace and taking out the trash. Her non-Grouch stepsisters head off to the ball in their nice, clean outfits, hoping to be picked by Prince Charming to be wed. Cinderella muses about going too, when her Fairy Grouchmother appears in a silver trash can and gives her a spiffy new outfit, which will turn back into rags at the stroke of midnight. At the ball, Prince Charming (Oscar) is put-off by the nice, clean girls in attendance, but falls in love with Cinderella once her clothes magically turn back into rags. The two life happily ever after, sweeping the many fireplaces of the palace.
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Film Rollercoaster 1, 2, 3 (original version)
(First: Episode 0254)
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Cartoon Sign Man: BINGO
(First: Episode 1171)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho demonstrates before and after.
(First: Episode 0694)
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Film Kids identify squash in close-ups.
(First: Episode 0368)
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Cartoon Two kids wonder where some mysterious tracks on the ground come from.
(First: Episode 1026)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
(First: Episode 1189)
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Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
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Insert David struggles to roller-skate down Sesame Street. Big Bird helps him to Hooper's Store and reminds him that "practice makes perfect." David imagines being a great skater: in his fantasy, he roller-skates through Central Park with ease. Back in reality, David skates on his own and falls down, but he doesn't mind.
Music: "What Makes Music?"
(First: Episode 1559)
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Cartoon O limerick
(First: Episode 0146)
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Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
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Film / Cartoon The letter O introduces many words he starts.
(First: Episode 0725)
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Celebrity Edith Ann talks about the time she made a sandwich.
(First: Episode 0890)
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Cartoon Todo el mundo necesita agua
(First: Episode 0780)
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Insert While strolling through Central Park, Gordon accidentally lets his sandwich wrapper fall to the ground instead of the litter basket. Oscar emerges from within and explains the importance of not littering, especially because of a deal he made with the local Parks Department - any trash in the can belongs to him. Gordon, Maria and the kids collect more litter for Oscar, who feels as though he's in Heaven.
(First: Episode 1269)
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Cartoon What if a dog looked like a bird?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0226)
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Film The camera zooms out on an onion as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0357)
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Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(First: Episode 1641)
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Animation Sand Alphabet: X / x
(First: Episode 0638)
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Muppets Construction worker Sally Smith is the surprise contestant of the on-location game "This Is Your Lunch." Sally must guess the contents of her lunchbox correctly after each food item gives her clues.
(First: Episode 1631)
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Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
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SCENE 1 While building a doghouse with Sully, Biff sings "We Coulda," listing all the jobs they could've done outside the world of construction.
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Film A woman repairs wires for the telephone company.
(First: Episode 0771)
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Cartoon A painter paints all around the screen, eventually painting over himself.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0268)
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Muppets Kermit, Farmer Grover and a horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(First: Episode 0590)
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Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
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Film People jump.
(First: Episode 0774)
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Cartoon Brush your teeth, up and down, side to side, round and round.
(First: Episode 1154)
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SCENE 2 Biff and Sully continue repairing the doghouse, hoping to be done by dinner time.



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