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Sesame Street
Pets on Sesame Street
Air date April 10, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors B, E, 12


Picture Segment Description

Insert While Oscar looks for some Grouch literature at the library, Gilbert and Sullivan and the cast sing about what else he can find "At Your Library".
(First: Episode 1908)
Cartoon B for boats, bouquet, baby, bonnet, etc.
(First: Episode 1703)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The First Day of School
(First: Episode 1628)
Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
Muppets Four greaser Anything Muppets sing about being afraid.
(First: Episode 1755)
Cartoon A caveman sits on what he thinks is a rock, not realizing that it's a dinosaur, which is alive.
(First: Episode 1737)

SCENE 1 Gordon shows Oscar one of the guinea pigs from his science class, Georgia. Oscar also got a new pet today - a blob named Blobby. Gordon doesn't think Blobby makes for much of a pet since it's not alive. Oscar prefers the having a low-maintenance pet such as Blobby, but claims he can do tricks. He orders Blobby to "stay" and naturally, the blob remains still. Oscar tries the same trick with Georgia, who twitches about as guinea pigs do. "My Blobby is much smarter than your guinea pig," says Oscar.
Cartoon The big green balls and one little orange ball ride over the top of the hills. The little one can't make it over the big hill, but conquers the small hill.
(First: Episode 1896)
Muppets At night, Ernie sings "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon."
(First: Episode 1910)
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(First: Episode 0355)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you know where I wanna be?" The man says he doesn't know. Harvey says, "I wanna B -- right here!" and slaps a letter B on the man's sweater. Harvey runs off, laughing.
(First: Episode 0277)
Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
SCENE 2 Mr. Snuffleupagus wants to run home and fetch his new pets to show Big Bird, who asks Snuffy to stay put while he finds someone to introduce him to. He finds Gordon and the two engage in a guessing game to see what animals they both have. Gordon's descriptions of his guinea pig matches Snuffy's description, leading him to suspect Big Bird also has a guinea pig. He's disappointed to hear this another Snuffleupagus-related matter and introduces Big Bird to his real animal. By the time Gordon finally looks around the corner, Snuffy has gone home.
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
Celebrity Judy Collins sings "A Song Without a Reason" with the Anything Muppets.
(First: Episode 0864)
Film A giant panda walks around.
(First: Episode 0920)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover informs Mr. Johnson that the restaurant is out of a lot of items that are on the menu. The only thing still at the restaurant is milk... but there are no glasses.
(First: Episode 0976)
Cartoon A flea sets up camp on a dog.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1004)
SCENE 3 Olivia, Big Bird, and the kids study Shannon's pet goldfish. They talk about what they can do before Olivia goes to the apartment to fetch Gordon's book on fish, hoping they can learn more about goldfish that way.
SCENE 3 cont'd While Olivia is gone, Snuffy wheels in his giant tank of new fish. Snuffy goes off to get some food, just as Gordon and Olivia come outside. They don't know what to make of the giant fish tank in front of them.
Cartoon A small man tries to use a seesaw, but can't get his associate (a very large man) to go up.
(First: Episode 1121)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(First: Episode 1422)
Cartoon A boy and girl fight over the word YO. Luckily, he has a spare.
(First: Episode 0486)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads "SAD."
(First: Episode 1422)
Cartoon "Yo Soy Un ..."
(First: Episode 0777)
Cast The Great Addini (Maria) performs her famous bottle-balancing trick with her assistant Bill (David), who is doubtful the stunt will work.
Cartoon A crocodile, snake, and kangaroo all cooperate to escape from the zoo and get ice cream.
(First: Episode 1577)

SCENE 4 Gordon, Olivia, and Bob want to get rid of the giant fish tank, even if they can't explain how it got here. Olivia goes off to call her friend at the aquarium to help remove the fish, then Bob and Gordon leave to fetch buckets to bail out all the water and something to move the tank with. Snuffy then returns and, hearing what the adults want to do, takes his tank back home. When the adults return to the scene and ask what happened to the fish, Big Bird spitefully declares, "I'm not telling!"
Cartoon E for End
(First: Episode 0460)
Film A lobster and a crab.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0317)
Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a square.
(First: Episode 1276)
Cartoon A kid tries to push his toy house through the front door without the door closing.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0914)
Muppets "Honk Around the Clock"
(First: Episode 1631)
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Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" (#12)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0985)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Kermit, Chris and Stephanie count ears.
(First: Episode 0458)
SCENE 5 Big Bird shows Snuffy Gordon's pet guinea pig and describes how the two are alike. Olivia announces the sponsors.

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