Sesame Street
Air date March 31, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors B, I, 10
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria is taking a nap in the Fix-It Shop with her bare feet rested upon a chair. The Count sneaks in and invites the viewer to count her toes with him. His thunder and lightning startles her awake and she's very upset to hear about what he's been up to. The Count promises to stop counting her toes and starts counting her fingers instead.
Pinball 10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
Pigeon Book
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie doesn't think pigeons are able to laugh at Bert's pigeon jokes, but he's wrong ...
(First: Episode 1287)
Cartoon "Ten Turtles"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0425)
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1579)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Eric observe the differences between fur and skin.
(First: Episode 1642)
Cartoon Which legs belong on the man?
(First: Episode 1691)
Cast David and Olivia sing "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song."
(First: Episode 1176)
Cartoon Travis Travel demonstrates different methods of transportation.
(First: Episode 1459)
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)
Film A garfish swims around.
(First: Episode 0254)
Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
Celebrity Richard Pryor recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0779)
Song "B is for Bubble"
(First: Episode 0008)
SCENE 2 Barkley bounds about, giving Big Bird the impression that he wants something...but what? Barkley comes back with a stick as a clue - he wants to play fetch!
Cartoon A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(First: Episode 0337)
Film Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
(First: Episode 0357)
Cartoon "Name That Food" game show hosted by Don Carrot
Artist: Elwood Smith
(First: Episode 1491)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: HONK
(First: Episode 1653)
Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no."
(First: Episode 0794)
Film With their teacher, kids play clapping and dancing games about the rhythm in their names.
(First: Episode 1735)
SCENE 3 After playing fetch for awhile, Barkley starts panting and pawing at his dog bowl. Big Bird guesses he now wants a drink of water.
Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(First: Episode 1131)
Muppets Mother Goose tries coming up with Little Boy Blue's nursery rhyme.
(First: Episode 1449)
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
Film Green Tree Snake
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0285)
Cartoon A man jumps up and down on a trampoline.
(First: Episode 1449)
Insert Luis plays "Giant Steps" with the kids in the park. Oscar can't tolerate hearing them say "May I?" over and over and starts up his own game of "Grouch Steps." Luis and the kids take several steps backwards away from Oscar's can, giving him enough space to be left alone.
(First: Episode 1276)
Film A man bounces a ball up the steps, and then it falls down the steps.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0435)
Cartoon A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(First: Episode 0829)
Film The camera zooms out on an onion as kids guess what it is.
(First: Episode 0357)
If I Were
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "If I Were."
(First: Episode 1676)
Cartoon Capital I, he's quite a guy
(First: Episode 0368)
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(First: Episode 1205)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
SCENE 4 Biff is the head of the Lunch Committee for the factory's annual softball outing. He's got a dozen bagged lunches and prepares to leave with Sully, but realizes something - Sully has just two hands and there are many bags to carry. Biff proposes Sully run to the park and back, bringing the rest of the team to carry their own bags. Sully then goes to get a large paper bag, which Biff thinks they can carry all the lunch bags in. Sully is left carry the large, heavy bag.
Cartoon A pig sings "Pig's Love Song."
(First: Episode 0462)
Muppets Kermit has Grover help him demonstrate up and down by having Grover climb UP a sky-high flight of stairs -- while Kermit takes the elevator to the top. Exhausted, Grover faints and rolls DOWN the staircase.
(First: Episode 0693)
Cartoon Various demonstrations of DOWN and UP
(First: Episode 0847)
SCENE 5 Sully was named "Player of the Year" for the team, so Biff has written a poem in his honor:
Me and Sully play baseball
Or sometimes we go for a walk
But the favorite thing me and Sully do
Is we sit and have a...

Biff tries to get Sully to guess the last rhyme, constantly preventing him from getting a word in edgewise.

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