Sesame Street
The Big Sesame Street Breakfest
Air date April 2, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors M, R, 10


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Oscar refuses to say "Hello," but Telly tricks him into saying "Hola."
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(First: Episode 0369)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
Cartoon Millie and Molly argue over whether to get a pet cat or a dog, so their mom gets them a turtle instead.
(First: Episode 1314)
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0567)
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Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0120)
Muppets At the Ice Follies, Grover is asked by Kermit (in voiceover) to demonstrate Near and Far.
(First: Episode 0904)
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Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
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Film George the Farmer is near when he's on a barrel; he's far when he's on the porch.
(First: Episode 0235)
Celebrity Big Bird asks the Professor (Sid Caesar) why we have knees.
Cartoon M is for Moo
Music: Larry Rosen and Charles Myers
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Clementine reminds Forgetful Jones to call his cousin on her birthday (even though he's got a ribbon tied to his finger and to the phone). When he calls, his equally forgetful cousin doesn't remember having a cousin, and asks him to describe what he looks like.
(First: Episode 1657)
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(First: Episode 1301)
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0273)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of an elephant.
(First: Episode 0593)

Muppets Guy Smiley hosts the game show "What's My Part?". The contestant is Mr. Nose. The panelists -- Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic, and Cookie Monster -- don't know what a nose is, because none of them have noses.
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon A conductor conducts a choir to hum his music ("My Music").
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1207)
SCENE 2 Gordon teaches Mario how to read "Mop" and "Tub" through song.
Cartoon A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(First: Episode 0410)
Film Traffic light.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie eats one of Bert's cookies and doesn't know what to tell him. Bert observes that there are four cookies when there should be five. No matter how Ernie arranges them, there are still four cookies. Since Bert doesn't want to see four cookies, Ernie eats another one, making it three instead of four.
(First: Episode 0238)
Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(First: Episode 1506)
Film What do birds eat?
(First: Episode 0495)
Muppets At night, Grover thinks he hears noises in the dark. When he sees a shadow on the wall, he cowers under the covers - but the shadow turns out to be his Mommy.
(First: Episode 0397)
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(First: Episode 1824)
Song "I Can Do It By Myself"
(First: Episode 1727)

SCENE 3 The song is interrupted by a Monster on the Spot segment reporting on a "big breakfast" at Mr. Hooper's Store. Turns out Telly was actually supposed to report on a "big break-fest:" the breakdancing taking place just outside.

The previous song then resumes.
Cartoon Two lines intersect at the middle of the screen and have an argument; they cooperate by making a cross.
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot explains what the letters M and W look like with a very uncooperative letter that keeps switching itself. The letter eventually stops switching, and Herb solves the problem by rotating the camera angle, turning the letter upside down.
(First: Episode 0155)
Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
SCENE 4 Piri names body parts as he breakdances, with Maria, Olivia, David and the children looking on.
Cartoon Kids count dinosaurs, octopuses, and paper dolls.
(First: Episode 0926)
Film Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice."
(First: Episode 1708)
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1017)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
Film Things that start with M
(First: Episode 0620)
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SCENE 5 Everyone continues breakdancing as Mario announces the sponsors.

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