Sesame Street
Air date April 4, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors R, Y, 12
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria puts away her groceries before planning on going to the library with Telly. But then, she notices she's lost her keys. They imagine how she could find them, such as running around the apartment very quickly or calling a detective (played by Luis). Telly keeps thinking and postulates that the keys might been knocked to the floor by accident. Sure enough, that's where Maria finds them.
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets / Celebrity José Carreras sings "He Lost His Duckie" as Ernie acts out the opera.
(First: Episode 1615)
Film Close-up shots of a car and a frog are shown side-by-side.
(First: Episode 1530)
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to draw the letter Y.
(First: Episode 1288)
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Muppets / Celebrity C-3PO and R2-D2 help Big Bird with his counting with a performance of "Beep."
(First: Episode 1495)
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Chris play the Tickle-Stop game.
(First: Episode 1300)
Cartoon Stop! (Moving Colored STOP signs in fast-motion)
(First: Episode 0776)
Film A STOP sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0930)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
SCENE 2 Olivia and the kids hear Oscar complaining loudly and drop by to see what's wrong. He has four T-shirts hung out to dry, three of which are dirty and one is clean. This makes him mad enough to sing - "Three of These Things" to be precise. The clean shirt doesn't belong, so Oscar tosses it into his quick-working washing machine, which dirties it up in no time.
Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1518)
Cast Maria and Gordon sort shapes by type and color.
(First: Episode 1244)
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads a story for Bert that he's written on his typewriter. It turns out to be a dramatic reading of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon / Film A cartoon man climbs a live-action boy.
(First: Episode 0494)
Cast Gordon sings "Man's Best Friend," musing about why dogs (like Barkley) are considered as such.
(First: Episode 1294)
Cartoon A derby-hatted man identifies animal sounds, ending with a tractor.
(First: Episode 0839)
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)
Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square
(First: Episode 1618)
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Insert Oscar sings as his elephants to the "Elephant Stomp," which rattles the entire street.
Cartoon A man goes to the grocery store to buy apples, but he can't decide how many to get. This frustrates the grocer, who has to keep adding and subtracting the amount of apples on his scale.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Kermit describes the beginning, middle and end using a cookbook with assistance from Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 1352)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates beginning and end.
(First: Episode 0265)
Celebrity Helen Reddy sings "Wonder Child."
(First: Episode 0774)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Elk feeding.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0793)
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)
SCENE 3 The kids play as the sponsors are announced.

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