Sesame Street
Sing-along party
(repeat of 1808)
Air date December 10, 1984
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors A, S, 5

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Picture Segment Description


SCENE 1 Bob, Olivia, Big Bird, Telly, Herry and Forgetful Jones get the arbor ready for a party occurring tonight, but don't have any ideas on a theme. Big Bird thinks they can have a reading party, Herry wants to have weight-lifting party, while Forgetful can't remember his idea. Bob comes up with having a singing party and starts singing "Let's Sing a Song That Everybody Knows." Big Bird chimes in with "The Bear Went Over the Mountain," Herry adds "The Itsy Bitsy Spider," Telly sings "The Alphabet Song" and Forgetful sings "George Washington Bridge" before they all head into the big finale.
Cartoon A large blob shoves a tiny one out of the way and declares, "I'm big!" The tiny one thinks for a moment and declares, "I'm me!"
Artist: Janet Perlman
(First: Episode 1637)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
SCENE 2 More folks have joined the party, as Big Bird leads them all in "Sing After Me."
Fox and crow
Cartoon A minstrel sings about a fox who outsmarts a crow.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
(First: Episode 0631)
Film "Hey, let's make a road!" Kids do so at the beach, while a construction crew does the real thing.
(First: Episode 0295)
Bath Precautions
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings an umbrella, a flashlight, and Bert's bowling ball to the bathtub, just in case the electricity goes out, the roof leaks, and somebody shows up asking to borrow a bowling ball. Bert thinks that Ernie is being ridiculous -- but everything happens, just as Ernie predicted.
(First: Episode 0269)
SCENE 3 David welcomes the Honkers to the party, who want to sing "Bingo." During the verses when the letters become blanked out, the Honkers honk instead.
Cartoon A bird talks to a girl about what's inside the street. When she questions his credibility, he stammers, "A little worm told me!"
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1918)
Rosey Grier phonebooth
Celebrity Rosey Grier and a kid both enter phone booths and with their unique sizes, they each help the other retrieve their dropped dime.
(First: Episode 0886)
Animation Marty the chair keeps bumping into things, until he finds his glasses. "See ya later!"
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
Film Sounds Around the House v1: a dripping water faucet, a man playing the violin, a woman vacuuming, a teenager listening to pop music, and a passing elevated train.
(First: Episode 1706)
SCENE 4 Susan kicks off another song everyone can participate in - "I Got Me a Rooster." Oscar nearly throws off the song by asking Telly to imitate the sound of a giraffe.
Film Some kids have a bike race by the river.
(First: Episode 1419)
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
Muppets In the woods, a nature-loving baritone (Jim Henson) sings "Ah, For the Joys of the Countryside" about how much he loves the country, without noticing that his surroundings are being converted into a city.
(First: Episode 1008)
Cartoon "The Story of A": A witch tells bored kids a story about the letter A involving an ant's apple getting stolen by an archer.
(First: Episode 0130)
SCENE 5 Maria takes a turn and sings "Tongue Twister."
Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
Cartoon A dog pulls its master, who keeps begging "STOP!" until they reach the word STOP.
(EKA: Episode 0838)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit asks Alphonso what sign he's holding.
(First: Episode 1562)
Film Field of hay (kid voice-overs)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0504)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Muppets Sneak Peek Previews
Oscar and Telly review "Subtraction Five Dancers."
(First: Episode 1948)
Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone
(First: Episode 1967)

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SCENE 6 The party is wrapped up, but David thinks they have time for one last song and leads everyone in singing "The More We Get Together," before they all segue into a finale reprise of "Let's Sing a Song That Everybody Knows." Maria announces the sponsors.

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