Sesame Street
Air date January 11, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors M, N, 8


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 A teen named Samantha greets the viewer, as she tends the Fix-it Shop for Luis. Linda enters, and Samantha turns down the radio so she can hear Linda, but soon realizes that Linda is deaf. Samantha and Linda use the computer to communicate with each other.
Cartoon A person of short stature tries to get on top of a horse.
(First: Episode 1450)
Film A bearded skier walks in the snow to create the word "ME."
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)


Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Me, Claudius"
Bruce, Harvey, Maurice, and the monster who would become Elmo fight over which one is Claudius. Slimey also makes a cameo.
(First: Episode 1448)
Film Kids learn how to use a computer at a public school.
(First: Episode 1853)
Cartoon N is for nose
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1206)
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
SCENE 2 Olivia encounters Telly, who is sad because Oscar won’t talk to him. She sings a song about what she does when she’s alone.
Cartoon A salesman offers a passerby the letter N for next to nothing.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1804)
Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
(First: Episode 1412)
Film Alone Song
(First: Episode 0921)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
Song "What Do We Do Before We Eat?" We wash our hands, not our feet.
Animation: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1594)
Muppets Cookie Monster asks Ernie if he has any cookies. Ernie says that he doesn't have any cookies but an apple and he can't give the apple to him because "an apple a day will keep the doctor away." Later Cookie Monster comes disguised as Doctor Monster and gives Ernie a medical checkup. After the checkup, Ernie asks what he owes Doctor Monster. By sheer coincidence, his bill is one apple.
(First: Episode 0691)
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
Film The Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
Cartoon Jasper thinks that he has lost his elbow, but Julius shows him his elbow by bending his arm.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0410)
SCENE 3 Bob encounters Crystal, and asks why she’s wearing a scarf around her head. She’s hesitant to answer, then reveals that she doesn’t want to lose any more teeth, since she just lost her front tooth. Bob starts to tell her about how baby teeth fall out, and she (unconvincingly) claims to know everything he says.
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
Cartoon Lazy Wanda's knees converse with each other.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1075)
Film A film insert of kittens playing, with child voiceovers in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0429)
Cartoon A man invites an M to dinner. The M is very appreciative, and makes "Mmmmmm" sounds. It eats all of the food at the table, and winds up eating the screen!
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Count von Count works as an elevator operator, with Kermit the Frog as his customer.
(First: Episode 1970)
Cartoon Eight buttons are counted on a monkey's shirt.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1452)
Celebrity Victor Borge demonstrates seat belt safety when playing the piano.
(First: Episode 1174)
Cartoon The man is only afraid of one thing: FEAR.
(First: Episode 0816)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie reacts to a sad, funny, scary movie, to Bert's embarrassment and the annoyance of the other viewers.
(First: Episode 0627)
Cartoon / Film Things that begin with N: nail, nest, net, notebook, needle, noodle, nuts, napkins, nose. (Don't make noise at night). The letter N is nice.
(First: Episode 0659)
SCENE 4 Bob and some kids talk about their families.
Cartoon Typewriter: M for magic
(First: Episode 0841)
Film Kids narrate a film of themselves at home with their younger siblings.
(First: Episode 1722)
Cartoon A woman identifies farm animals by their sounds.
(First: Episode 1476)
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
(First: Episode 1960)
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through Winter and Spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cast Linda signs the word "snow," and David gets caught in the snow.
(First: Episode 1325)
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0212)
SCENE 5 Telly sits alone on the steps, feeling sad because he has no one to play with. He then realizes that he can play with the viewer, so he tosses an imaginary football over to the camera, and invites the viewer to play again next time. Bob announces the sponsors and the credits follow.

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