Sesame Street
Air date December 1, 1983
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors W, Z, 10


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria finds Big Bird speaking Spanish to a tree, which has a "Se Habla Español" sign on it. Maria explains the sign is from somewhere else, but they don't know where. Big Bird sticks it in the mailbox, thinking it'll be sent to Puerto Rico and they'll be able to use it.
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
Muppets Kermit talks about hands, with some assistance from a human hand.
(First: Episode 0342)
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
Cast / Celebrity Bob tries to sing "Es lebt' eine Vilja, ein Waldmägdelein" from Die lustige Witwe, accompanied by Victor Borge.
(First: Episode 1175)
Cartoon Jazz #10 (Spanish)
(First: Episode 0193)
Film Song: What Do People Do All Day?
(First: Episode 1511)
Cartoon The Ringmaster treats us to the balancing feet of ten brown bears.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1336)
SCENE 2 David and Oscar the Grouch cheer on Slimey as he pushes a bowling ball into Oscar's trash can, subtracting one from three, leaving two bowling balls.
3 mules
Cartoon Subtracting three mules
(First: Episode 0767)
Muppets Simon Soundman goes to Marvin's Music City to buy a nice shiny trumpet. However, Marvin keeps bringing the wrong instrument.
(First: Episode 0458)
Cartoon A man in a bowler hat examines what's behind each door.
(First: Episode 1409)
Film Footage of a leopard in the plain.
(First: Episode 0364)
Cast Gordon and the word "wand."
(First: Episode 1491)
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
Muppets Forgetful Jones and Clementine talk about the word "love".
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(First: Episode 0791)
Film A boy compares the growth of the sunflowers to his own height.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0589)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Bert sings the club song for The National Association of W Lovers.
(First: Episode 0366)
Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
Muppets Cookie Monster hangs his head down in sadness. Ernie gives a lengthy speech on how looking up is the key to happiness. While his head's in the clouds, Cookie looks up toward Ernie's cookie box and empties it, making him happier.
(First: Episode 0135)
Cartoon A short bird stands under a tall bird, which lays an egg on its head.
(First: Episode 0303)
Celebrity Stevie Wonder sings "123 Sesame Street."
(First: Episode 0514)
Cartoon-eat a Z
Cartoon A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
(First: Episode 1340)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy plays hide-and-seek with three letter Zs, who blend into his porch.
(First: Episode 0200)
Cartoon Sand Z/z
(First: Episode 0639)
Film With their teacher, kids play clapping and dancing games about the rhythm in their names.
(First: Episode 1735)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads "SAD."
(First: Episode 1422)
Cartoon Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1637)
SCENE 3 Dr. Nobel Price invents a machine that makes things that look different, look the same – for example, if you put in a ball and a block (which are different), the machine will turn one into the other (which doesn't happen when Luis puts them in). Dr. Price tests it with Luis's radio, turning it into a tin can, meaning it works now.
Cartoon Things that are same and different.
(First: Episode 0300)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
Cartoon A zipper is unzipped across the screen.
(First: Episode 0291)

SCENE 4 Oscar watches as Dr. Price tries to restore Luis's radio, hoping that the machine will produce more cans. Danielle puts the tin can and a potted flower into the machine, and the machine turns them both into Luis's radio! Luis is pleased ("Oh boy! Stereo!"), but Oscar calls the invention a failure. Maria announces the sponsors.

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