Sesame Street
Gordon and Susan's wedding anniversary
(repeat of 1733)
Air date December 13, 1984
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Sponsors D, F, 8


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Oscar shows the Grouchketeers how to give the Grouchketeer salute, which they use to say "no" whenever someone asks them for a favor. Luis invites them to Hooper's for some apple pie, and they say yes and follow him, leaving Oscar behind.
Cartoon "Have you seen my NO?"
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Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Muppets Sesame Street pageants: Prairie Dawn directs the cast in a pageant about the face. Ernie talks about eyes, Cookie Monster talks about the mouth, Bert and Grover talk about ears, and Herry Monster talks about the nose. At the end of the pageant, they assemble a picture of a face.
(First: Episode 0711)
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(First: Episode 1116)
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0766)
Insert Big Bird sings "I Say Banana" with R2-D2.
(First: Episode 1403)
Cartoon 8 cows
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1531)
Film Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Muppets Grover's Health Minute: Kermit the Frog and Grover talk about teeth. Grover notices that Kermit does not have any teeth at all, so he puts a pair of teeth in Kermit's mouth. Grover says to see a "tooth checker," to eat crunchy things like bananas and to clean teeth with a "tooth comb."
(First: Episode 1949)
Song "Summer Song" - A singer describes what happens in the summertime.
(First: Episode 1304)
F bubble
Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly
(First: Episode 0032)
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(First: Episode 0467)
SCENE 2 Gordon and Susan receive a card congratulating them on their 14th wedding anniversary. They explain what they mean to Big Bird and recall the day they got married...

SCENE 2 cont'd In a flashback, we see Gordon and Susan's wedding held in the arbor. Among those present are Maria, Mr. Macintosh, Willy, Biff (who weeps through the ceremony), and Oscar (constantly heckling the proceedings). Sully also plays the organ. Gordon and Susan exchange their vows and kiss.
SCENE 2 cont'd In the present, Big Bird asks if Gordon and Susan still need permission from a justice of the peace in order to kiss. The couple proves that's not the case.
Cartoon Crayon Animation Letter D
(First: Episode 1705)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper approaches a man and says, "Knock, knock!" The man asks, "Who's there?". Harvey says, "Dion." The man asks, "Dion who?" Then Harvey slaps a letter D on the man's chest and says, "D on you!"
(First: Episode 0292)
Film A group of kids pick apples in an orchard, and take them into the cider mill to make apple cider.
(First: Episode 1585)
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is sitting in his chair and reading the paper, when Ernie comes along and starts reading over Bert's shoulder. They decide to share the paper. Ernie rips it in half, which seems to work until Bert starts reading over Ernie's shoulder.
(First: Episode 1193)
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet. (dog washing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)


Insert Buster and Fred, dressed as cows, approach Olivia, asking if she knows where Gladys the Cow is. They're helping with a song of hers and the lack of local cows forces them to play some. Gladys arrives and Olivia questions Gladys' loyalty to her species, due to the fact that she's always pretending to be other animals. Gladys is surprised and tells her she is proud, which is the subject of her song. The animals set up by some boxes and Gladys performs "I'm Proud to Be a Cow." Afterward, Olivia is speechless.
(First: Episode 1650)
Cartoon The Sesame Street Vaudeville Theater presents "Near and Far," two performers, one of which is always near and the other is far. When the two switch places so "Far" can be more recognized, the act becomes "Wet and Dry" and "Far" gets doused with water.
(First: Episode 1185)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Dr. Nobel Price reveals his latest captured creature, "The Great Poonga-Poonga," which turns out to be a live rabbit.
(First: Episode 1521)
Cartoon Small B, Small D
Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1186)
SCENE 3 Oscar finds the shoes and cans he tied to the back of Gordon and Susan's car after their wedding. He starts thinking it's about time he and Grundgetta consider getting hitched. They debate as to whether they'd even want to, as Grundgetta begins to imagine what such a wedding would be like...

SCENE 3 cont'd Grundgetta imagines their wedding taking place at the city dump, where their neighbors jeer from the crowd. The Grouch justice of the peace reminds them of what a Grouch marriage entails and hows them secure their vows. Instead of kissing, the couple gets to argue as the crowd bombards them with trash.
SCENE 3 cont'd Oscar thinks getting married would be a good idea (especially because they'd get to keep the trash they're pelted with). The two start arguing over this.
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(First: Episode 0772)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(First: Episode 0631)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster blows bubbles.
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0630)
Film A clown (Dennis Allen) takes off his make-up. Which face do you like better?
(First: Episode 0461)
Cartoon Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1976)
There's a Bird on Me
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)

SCENE 4 Maria comes across the grouches, still arguing about marriage. However, neither of them can state which one actually wants to go through with it. They argue some more as Susan announces the sponsors.

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