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Sesame Street
Air date March 8, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Norman Stiles
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors G, P, 3


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Uncle Wally is wearing a pair of rabbit ears. He tells Bob that he borrowed them from Jill the Jackrabbit so he could find out what it's like to hear like a jackrabbit. As he hops off, Bob finds the whole thing amusing...until he comes across Jill (Pam Arciero) as she looks for Wally. "I'm glad you were here to see that," Bob tells the viewer.
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue."
(First: Episode 0775)
Muppets "It is I, Captain Vegetable!"
(First: Episode 1741)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Doggy Paddle."
(First: Episode 1967)
Cartoon The long rattlesnake thinks he's better than the short one, until the short one outsmarts him by making him bite his own tail. "Wanna borrow my snakebite kit?"
Artists: Bud Luckey and Rudy Zamora
(First: Episode 0955)
Cast Maria as Chaplin notices a short thread on Luis' tuxedo, which becomes long as he pulls it, unraveling Luis's trousers!
(First: Episode 1042)
Cartoon A boy sits in a forest and plays the flute along with the birds' songs, but becomes sad when woodsmen demolish the forest. He plants more trees for the birds to live in.
Artist: Richard Condie
(First: Episode 1879)

SCENE 2 Big Bird sits in front of 123 Sesame Street, lost in thought. Uncle Wally decides to join him. Bob relents and stops to think as well. Gordon, in voiceover, counts the three thinkers.
Animation I see a 3! Do you see a 3?
(First: Episode 1611)
SCENE 2 cont'd Big Bird has a sudden burst of realization - three take away one leaves two, which he illustrates by taking off.
Cartoon Sally the Spider skates with different combinations of her legs.
(First: Episode 0625)
Muppets Grover talks about the word walk. He is accompanied by styrofoam letters that form the word walk, and they keep walking back and forth.
(First: Episode 1692)
Cartoon Panels flip to reveal different ways things WALK.
(First: Episode 0369)
Film Marching Band #3
(First: Episode 0517)
Cartoon Three tigers dance and play music.
(First: Episode 1642)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Film Sounds Around the House v2: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(First: Episode 1713)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
SCENE 3 The cast demonstrates that G stands for "giggle" by bursting into laughter.
Cartoon A cat makes noise with a telephone, typewriter, trumpet, and piano. When the cat leaves, the devices come to life, and when he comes back, they all sound at once, frightening the cat.
(First: Episode 0844)
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)
Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(First: Episode 0926)
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(First: Episode 0771)
Cast The Great Addini (Maria) performs her famous bottle-balancing trick with her assistant Bill (David), who is doubtful the stunt will work.
(First: Episode 1937)
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1266)
Muppets / Celebrity Telly tries to speed up his growth by eating vegetables and exercising, but Smokey Robinson explains that "It Takes Time" to grow up big and strong.
(First: Episode 1970)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the word "Pop" and blows up a balloon so they can pop it.
(First: Episode 1569)
Cartoon Two balls follow an arrow down a hole.
(First: Episode 2035)
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)

Muppets Monster on the Spot
Telly Monster reports from an empty first grade classroom, where the students will soon arrive for their first day of school. While he waits, he describes all the things in the room, such as desks and the chalkboard. He's eventually joined by the plumber, who informs him that school starts tomorrow. She keeps his report afloat by telling some bizarre tales from her career.
(First: Episode 1850)
Cartoon A caveman invents a wagon to help move his large, heavy pachyderm.
SCENE 4 Uncle Wally gives Bob three flowers, then three carrots, three hats, finally sticking three stickers on his shirt Uncle Wally will be back; he just needs to get an elephant.
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
SCENE 4 cont'd Uncle Wally returns with his suitcase, which contains an elephant (seen only by its trunk popping out). He uses the elephant and the various threes for a round of "Here Are Some Things."
Muppets Simon Soundman sings to his date about the "Sounds That Remind Me of You."
(First: Episode 1432)
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition. (version one)
(First: Episode 0412)
Cartoon A gorilla names "G" words.
(First: Episode 1831)
SCENE 5 Uncle Wally wants Bob to hold up a letter G, but Bob wants no part in whatever scheme he's planning. Instead, Uncle Wally uses the G to say "goodbye." Gordon announces the sponsors and the credits follow.

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