Sesame Street
Air date March 14, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors X, Y, 8

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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2049b
SCENE 1 Maria shows Luis a postcard they've received from Forgetful Jones while on vacation. He tells them he's gone bike riding (which they picture him doing wrong) and roller skating (which he's done using his hands). The two notice Forgetful is right beside them, claiming to have not been on any vacation. He remembers that he send postcards in advance in case he forgot while on vacation, but realizes he forgot to go any vacation at all.
Swedish-8Frogs
Cartoon Eight frogs
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1506)
Gordoninclass-2
Film / Cast Gordon joins a class for some exercises.
(First: Episode 1098)
Ernie'sMagicChain
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a so-called "magic" chain which can form into any shape he wants. Bert is dismissive of the chain's magic properties. And yet, when Bert asks for the chain to provide a sandwich, it does.
(First: Episode 0617)
Hidden-CarFrogBird
Cartoon Can you see the car, frog and bird in the picture?
(First: Episode 1479)
Cerrado-Brugnoni
Film A CERRADO sign spins around. A girl tries opening the door, but it's closed.
(First: Episode 0937)
TakeMyHand
Muppets A little boy tells his grown-up friends to "Take My Hand" while they cross the street.
(First: Episode 1857)
YakYes
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(First: Episode 0301)
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SCENE 2 The cartoon is interrupted by a "Monster on the Spot" from Telly, who asks some street folk (Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird, and two kids) for a word beginning with the letter Y. The cartoon resumes thereafter.
Khome.telly
Muppets Kermit at Home: While Kermit is at home typing his autobiography, salesmonster Telly comes to his doorstep and asks if Kermit wants to buy a head warmer. Telly keeps worrying he's not doing a good job, and that Kermit won't want one. But Kermit reassures him that since he does have a head, he will have a use for a head warmer, unlike the things Grover sells (toothbrushes, earmuffs, and nose warmers). When Kermit puts the head warmer on, it covers his entire head. Telly remarks, "Kermit! It's -- it's you!"
(First: Episode 1877)
1836m
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Dog.Yowl
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Song.sharing
Muppets Grover and Prairie Dawn sing "Sharing."
(First: Episode 1953)
Toon-LionMouseHelp
Cartoon A lion and mouse help each other.
(First: Episode 1868)
2049d
SCENE 3 On Ask Oscar, Telly reads a viewer question regarding which letter Grouches like the best - G or O. Oscar's answer is that X is the best letter, as it can be used to cross out things they don't like. He demonstrates by sticking an X on Telly's face.
Typewriter.X
Cartoon X for X-ray: The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
RPryor-Body
Celebrity Accompanied by a drum beat, Richard Pryor asks the viewer to point to parts of their head.
(First: Episode 0794)
Film-boysshovels
Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
Olivia-Jeffery

Peopleisrael.girlmonsters
Muppets / Cast Jeffery tells Olivia a monster is chasing him, which she interprets as fear. Olivia tells him a story about a brave little girl who found out how nice monsters are, even when everyone else was afraid of them. As it turns out, Jeffery is playing hide-and-seek with a monster.
(First: Episode 1208)
Y.Yawn
Cartoon Y for yawn
(First: Episode 0301)
Kitchen-CERRADO
Insert Various things in a kitchen become CERRADO. (Luis voice-over)
(First: Episode 1343)
Toon.Cerrado
Cartoon La palabra cerrado
(First: Episode 0481)
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SCENE 4 After Maria hangs up her calendar in the Fix-It Shop, Telly comes in wearing a jacket, complaining about being so warm. He can't put the coat anywhere sensible, so Maria produces a coat hanger for him. She hangs it up over the calendar, which Telly leaves in place until he needs it again later.
2795e
Cartoon A man illustrates 'between' in various situations throughout his work day.
(First: Episode 0779)
Secretplaces.between
Muppets "I'm Between"
(First: Episode 1233)
2356-32
Cartoon The Ringmaster #8
(First: Episode 1291)
1800-26
Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
Packsuitcase
Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
(First: Episode 1469)
Cookie Ernie hat boxes
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie purchases a straw hat for Bert, and asks Cookie Monster which box the hat will go in.
(First: Episode 0438)
Coolsell-Exercise
Cartoon Howard Coolsell finds out about exercise.
(First: Episode 1631)
Bob-SundayMonday
Cast Bob sings "Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday" with the kids.
(First: Episode 0982)
3161w
Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(First: Episode 0787)
Ssnews.chooseprince
Muppets News Flash
A princess claims that the man she intends to marry has small ears, bulgy eyes, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(First: Episode 0843)
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
Film-CarInMud
Film Several people help a man when his car is stuck in the mud.
(First: Episode 0619)
Surpriseformarshallearp
Muppets Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp.
(First: Episode 0537)
OG.8cows
Cartoon 8 cows
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1531)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird finds Tanya looking sad because nobody wants to ride in her wagon. Big Bird situates himself on it and goes for a ride, as Telly announces the sponsors.



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