Sesame Street
Air date November 22, 1984
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors C, D, 5
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar holds a Grouchketeers meeting, teaching them some Grouchy words, such as "rotten," "yucky," and "terrible." Buster the Horse appears and teaches him another word - "abominable," which he passes onto the kids. Maria is pleased he's learned a new word and gives him a kiss of congratulations, making him furious.
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Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet asks another "Is this the D train?" A subway train then arrives, letting out several letter Ds.
(First: Episode 1493)
PaulSimonRecording
Film A behind-the-scenes look of Paul Simon recording "Bingo" with his son, and the manufacturing of the record it will be on.
(First: Episode 1133)
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Cartoon Crayon Animation Letter D
(First: Episode 1705)
ProfGrover--School
Muppets Professor Grover tries to teach his students what "school" is, but he instead gets the lesson.
Junglebed
Cartoon A boy imagines staying in the jungle at night when he goes to sleep.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 2 Seth has a riddle for Big Bird: "What do you call a glass full of stuff you get from a cow that's good and healthy to drink and a bunch of ducks?... Milk and quackers!" Big Bird enjoys the riddle so much that he tries to spring it on Maria, Bob and Luis, but he learns that Seth already told it to them. Big Bird asks Elmo if Seth told him the riddle, which he denies. When Big Bird tells it, Elmo correctly answers and clarifies that he had told the riddle to Seth.
Film.WhoAmI-Olivia.song
Song Olivia sings "The Riddle."
(First: Episode 1721)
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Cartoon Dogs cheer D-O-G and fight with cats.
(First: Episode 1148)
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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)
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Cartoon Es un perro
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Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
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Cartoon Lots of bunnies are needed to pull the huge carrot from the ground.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1473)
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SCENE 3 Bob brings his blender to the Fix-It Shop, describing to Luis how it broke by verbalizing the sounds it made (first going "brrrrrrr," and then "rrriketta rrriketta click click"). The two have a laugh about it and Luis assures Bob that he'll do his best to fix it. Oscar enters the shop with his blender and describes his problem in the same fashion (though reversing the sounds to infer he wants it broken). Luis comments "I love being in the fixit business."
Soundsaroundthehouse
Film Sounds around the house: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(First: Episode 1713)
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Cartoon A delivery person delivers five tall things.
(First: Episode 1664)
Song.indianbabybath
Film "Indian Baby Bath"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0444)
Little chrissy you're alive
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "You're Alive."
(First: Episode 1482)
No5
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
BBGayleSongs
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird and Crystal Gayle perform "Songs."
(First: Episode 1798)
Film.Birdseat
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
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Cartoon An orange creature shows things that measure.
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster builds a Two-Headed Snowman. It's missing noses; they fight over a carrot which breaks in half, solving the problem.
(First: Episode 1622)
Mountaingoats
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
Foursports
Song Luis sings "Three of These Kids" -- three kids are playing basketball, and one is playing baseball.
(First: Episode 0418)
Umm... butterfly
Cartoon A caterpillar escapes a hungry bird by turning into a butterfly.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0639)
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SCENE 4 Dr. Nobel Price is trying to catch a butterfly to study. He refreshes his memory on what they look like, not noticing that an actual butterfly is fluttering behind him. Dr. Price uses a net to catch what he thinks is a butterfly, but turns out to be a candy wrapper. He also mistakes some leaves and a ribbon in Maria's hair as butterflies. Dr. Price then takes notice of a kid carrying two bananas, declaring to Maria that all this hunting has made him hungry.
RumbaPencils
Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(First: Episode 0638)
FirstLastRemake
Muppets Grover tries to demonstrate first and last by being first in line, but the other monsters keep switching on him.
(First: Episode 1307)
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Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(First: Episode 0703)
Film-OliviaVeggies
Film Olivia (in voice-over) identifies different vegetables.
(First: Episode 1612)
SandC-2
Animation Sand C / c
(First: Episode 0625)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 5 As Dr. Price goes back to butterfly hunting, Big Bird introduces the Snufflepuppet Show, starring Mr. Snuffleupagus's snufflepuppet Gus who appears through a curtain hanging in front of the doors to Big Bird's nest. Big Bird and Gus begin reciting the alphabet, but Snuffy warns that he's about to sneeze from having the puppet on his snuffle. They quickly finish the alphabet and reach to Z when Snuffy finally sneezes, causing Gus to fly off his snuffle and up into the sky. Big Bird goes to see where Gus lands.
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SCENE 5 cont'd Big Bird notices Dr. Price inspecting the falling object with his binoculars, believing it to be a strange specimen of butterfly. As Gus hurdles towards them, Big Bird has Dr. Price hold out his net to catch it. When Big Bird explains that what they caught isn't a butterfly, Dr. Price laments that he'll never catch one, but Big Bird reassures him that he will someday. As they talk, neither of them see the butterfly fluttering around their heads.


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