Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird, Snuffy and Telly learn about the new computer; Oscar has his own grouch computer
Air date April 4, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Sponsors A, C, 11
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 In song, Big Bird wishes he could see the plant in his window grow. Olivia explains to him that growing takes time.
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
Littlethings orig
Song Joe Raposo sings "I Believe in Little Things."
(First: Episode 0655)
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Kermit explains the importance of listening, using the Two-Headed Monster as an example.
Cartoon A showcase of things that begin with A, ending with avalanche and ambulance.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0132)
Film A little girl gets herself a glass of AGUA.
(EKA: Episode 1710)
Cast In the desert, Luis desperately searches for AGUA, but all the pumps are dry.
(EKA: Episode 0680)
Cartoon An orchestra conductor asks "May I have an A, please?" at which point a giant letter A falls from the sky.
(First: Episode 0770)
A for ape toon
Cartoon A for Ape (who crashes into a tree and forms a SHAPE)
(EKA: Episode 0849)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Insert Luis plays a game of "Musical Chairs" with some disabled kids. Grover gives each one of them a hug whenever they drop out of the game.
(EKA: Episode 0958)
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays eleven purple pooches.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
Muppets Polly Darton sings "Counting One to Five".
Film Building a log cabin
(EKA: Episode 0666)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(EKA: Episode 1210)

SCENE 2 Big Bird & Snuffy heard that Olivia, Maria, and Bob are using a new computer. Big Bird watches them and reports to Snuffy what he sees.
Film Kids learn how to use a computer at a public school.
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Pinball 11
Cartoon Pinball #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1034)
Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway sings "Jumpin' Jive" when the Two-Headed Monster can't decide whether to jump or jive.
(First: Episode 1575)
SCENE 3 Oscar shows Bob his grouch computer, the Worm II.
Film Finding round things in a supermarket (David voiceover)
(First: Episode 0434)
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and a witch -- they are all confused about who they are and what holidays they belong in.
(First: Episode 0711)
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(First: Episode 0294)
SCENE 4 Maria shows Telly how to use the computer to make a grouchy face for Oscar.
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Instead of cookies, Cookie Monster recites a poem about galoshes -- or at least he tries.
(First: Episode 1626)

SCENE 5 Telly has fun making faces with the computer.

Oscar announces the sponsors.

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