Sesame Street
Air date March 19, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors K, O, 10

1921

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1921a
SCENE 1 Susan, Olivia, David, and Bob prepare to have a picnic in the park for an outdoor concert. Grundgetta brings them something else they might need - her portable radio, which broadcasts a Grouch weather report indicating rain. The adults' fun event is now ruined, but Grundgetta goes to enjoy sitting in the rain without having to hear any pleasant music.
Raindance
Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
(First: Episode 1403)
Radioexercise
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He engages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
(First: Episode 1025)
1396s
Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
2073n
Cast Bob, Olivia, and David sing a song about the rain outside on a rainy day.
Itsatruck
Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
Billy Dee Williams measures Big Bird
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird watches Billy Dee Williams measure two kids. Big Bird is taller than the wall they're using, so Billy quickly builds an extension to find Big Bird's height.
(First: Episode 1805)
Overandoverhorse
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(First: Episode 0173)
ForgetfulJonesTakesaTrip
Muppets Clementine and Buster get on a train, and try to tell Forgetful Jones that he's supposed to get on the train with them, but Forgetful Jones would much rather remember on his own why he's at the train station. The train leaves just as Forgetful remembers why he's there.
(First: Episode 1654)
BreadMilkButter
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0408)
2341u
Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
Kermit-Surprises
Muppets Kermit the Frog has been instructed to discuss surprises. He wonders what kind of surprise he's in store for, such as a scare from a monster or being hit with a pie. The surprise instead comes from a young girl, who gives him some flowers.
(First: Episode 1770)
BCayard.Surprise
Cartoon A man explains to a girl what a surprise is.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1358)
Skating-Film
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
1921b
SCENE 2 Two Honkers come out of the rain and into Hooper's Store. One Honker honks thrice, but David doesn't comprehend. He thinks of some things that find the same syllable pattern (such as cherry pie or lollipop), but nothing seems to please the Honkers. He finally decides to call Big Bird, who speaks honk, to translate. It turns out the Honker is asking David to "dance with me." They flip on the radio and dance around the store.
Signman.OINK
Cartoon Sign Man: OINK
(First: Episode 1163)
2059y
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
MariaLinda.HotCold
Cast Maria is dressed for summer weather, while Linda is dressed for the snow. They switch clothes and scenarios.
(First: Episode 1819)
Ah-ah-choo
Cartoon "Big Sneeze" - a man destroys everything in his path when he sneezes.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1579)
2341z
Muppets Alphabet Chat: O
Mr. Chatterly tries to deliver a lecture about the letter O, but is distracted by several things that don't begin with O, like a rabbit walking with a cow. The Anything Muppet producers decide to cancel the show and take down the set.
(First: Episode 0837)
Bridgekeeper.Triangles
Cartoon A young bespectacled man with an accordion asks how much it costs to cross the bridge. The Bridgekeeper says admission is free, but requires that the young man show him three triangles. Two of them are found in the bridgework, and the man uses the bridgekeeper's staff to draw a third triangle in the dirt. Although the bridgekeeper has his order filled, he asks the man to play a tune on his accordion. This additional request takes the young man by surprise, but he is told to do so for the opportunity to cross the bridge.
(First: Episode 1572)
14KaratSoul
Celebrity 14 Karat Soul sings about school.
(First: Episode 1665)
Schoolsignspin
Film SCHOOL: the sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0685)
2head.toothbrush
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
(First: Episode 1189)
KforKitten.Oldschool
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Arrow-Song
Song Luis sings "Follow the Arrows" as a man does so.
(First: Episode 1642)
2096h
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(First: Episode 1641)
KforKarate
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
0573u
Film Various objects become OPEN.
(First: Episode 0442)
1921c

1921d
SCENE 3 Per Oscar's request, Grundgetta makes sure his trash can lid is open during the rain so it can pour in and make a mess in the can. However, Bob and Susan pass by while it's open and close it, forcing Grundgetta to open it back up. She catches Olivia in the act and decides the best course of action is to leave a sign on the can, indicating others to leave it alone. Moments later, the rain stops, to Grundgetta's dismay. She decides to close the can to prevent any sunlight coming in, but the passing neighbors read the sign and keep opening it.
LEPH!
Cartoon The letters H, E, L and P try to arrange themselves to form the word "Help" while stuck on an island.
(First: Episode 1176)
Bae9
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, a lady with a tall hat sits in front of Ernie and Bert. She block's Ernie's view, so he asks her if she'd mind taking it off. When she places the hat on the seat next to her, Bert's view is now obstructed.
(First: Episode 0538)
Olga.O
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(EKA: Episode 0338)
1800-11
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
1921-Dots
Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be purple)
(First: Episode 0001)
1921e
SCENE 4 Olivia wipes down the window sill as Grundgetta announces the sponsors.


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