Sesame Street
Plot Remembering Mr. Hooper / Oscar's stop sign
Air date April 17, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors K, Q, 9
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Piri asks Big Bird and Maria why David's store is called "Hooper's Store." Big Bird doesn't understand why Piri can't remember Mr. Hooper, not taking into consideration the fact that he has only been on Sesame Street for a short time. Piri expresses an interest in learning about him, and Big Bird shares a few memories.
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, kitten
(EKA: Episode 0593)
Song.thatswhatfriendsarefor
Muppets Ernie and Bert: "That's What Friends Are For": Ernie sings to Bert about friends being tolerant of each other's differences, while Bert just wants to sleep.
K for kite
Cartoon K for kite
(First: Episode 0489)
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Film Joe Raposo instrumental: Seahorse
(First: Episode 0183)
Kangarook
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird shows Piri some precious items from Mr. Hooper in his nest area, like a letter and a photograph. Some of them make Big Bird feel sad. Piri can never remember being with Mr. Hooper, but now he has a good idea of what he was like.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Touch, Hold, Feel."
(First: Episode 0504)
Pagaent.butterfly
Muppets Pageant: Butterfly.
(First: Episode 1443)
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Cartoon K for kick (football players)
(First: Episode 0463)
Scanimatekids
Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 3 Maria and the kids count nine fingers.
Pinball 09
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #9
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1032)
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Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)
Toon-BugsMileRace
Cartoon Two bugs compete in a mile-long race. The older, larger bug then explains to the smaller one how much faster humans, horses and even rocket ships can travel.
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets The Count counts as Suzanne Farrell spins around. Monsters offer her some flowers, and the Count counts the bouquets.
(First: Episode 1682)
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Cartoon A cube tries to fit through wall holes of different shapes.
(First: Episode 1452)
cut from the Noggin version
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SCENE 4 Oscar has given Grouchketeer hopeful Telly a rearranged sign, and has told him to do what the sign says. The sign reads, "OPTS right here." Telly makes "POTS right here" and brings out Oscar's pot collection.
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Cartoon Five Purple Konkers
(First: Episode 0775)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster shows his emotions.
(EKA: Episode 2007)
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Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(First: Episode 1702)
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Cast Bob, Olivia, and David sing a song about the rain...outside, on a rainy day.
(First: Episode 1921)
Q.Quarter.BudLuckey
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1176)
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SCENE 5 Telly gets out Oscar's old rusty pots. Maria thinks that Oscar meant for Telly to write a different word, one that begins with S. Telly figures it's SPOT, the name of Oscar's pet pig.
RockFlip
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(First: Episode 2021)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cartoon The Typewriter - Q for quiet
(First: Episode 0768)
E&BTalkSlower
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie approaches Bert in a harried manner, talking rapidly. Bert tells him to talk slower so he can understand him. Ernie says, slowly, that Bert's bread is burning in the oven, which causes Bert to speak in the same rapid, harried manner.
(First: Episode 0323)
HouseNumber9
Animation A number 9 looks for a house with his number on it.
(EKA: Episode 0283)
cut from the Noggin version
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Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0620)
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Cartoon The man is only afraid of one thing: FEAR.
(First: Episode 0816)
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SCENE 6 Maria shows Telly that the sign should say STOP. She also tells him to put away the pots and pig before stopping.
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Cartoon A STOP sign commands a train to stop.
(EKA: Episode 0493)
CookiediscoTV
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Cookie Disco."
(First: Episode 1054)
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
(First: Episode 0276)
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
Smashglass
Transition Glass smashes.
(First: Episode 0276)
cut from the Noggin version
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SCENE 7 Oscar complains that he was actually hoping Telly would have taken out SPOT, the POTS, or Oscar's lamp POST. Piri reads the sponsors of the day.


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