Sesame Street
Air date May 6, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Bo Kaprall and Mark Zelenovich
Sponsors J, S, 8


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Olivia sees Oscar leading Slimey in a workout session. Slimey practices shaking his head (to say "no") and moving back and forth (to inch away from bothersome neighbors). Olivia gets his attention by proposing an exercise called "jogging for apples," in which they jog to Hooper's Store and she rewards him with an apple. As Slimey jogs off, Oscar remarks, "That's the trouble with worms - they'll do anything for an apple!"
Cartoon First, Middle, Last (men on horse)
(First: Episode 0827)
Muppets Grover the lumberjack thinks he is the first to arrive for supper, but he gets trampled by a gang of French-Canadian lumberjacks who get to the food table before he has a chance to get his snow boots off. By the time he finally gets them off, a grizzly bear grabs the last plate of food.
(First: Episode 1343)
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
Muppets Biff sings "This Is My J."
(First: Episode 1169)
Cartoon A Mouth whistles Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
Film Examples of people and animals going down.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
SCENE 2 Big Bird initiates a talk on quiet and loud, but needs some assistance. He begins loudly calling for Gordon, who speaks quietly while doing some babysitting. Big Bird can't hear Gordon's quiet explanation until he speaks loudly enough to wake up the baby. Big Bird goes off, not realizing his lesson has been accomplished.
Animation Fish illustrate quiet and loud, including an octopus one-man band.
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(First: Episode 1484)
Muppets At a library, Cookie Monster asks an Anything Muppet librarian for a box of cookies. The librarian becomes extremely frustrated because Cookie Monster doesn't understand the library doesn't have cookies!
(First: Episode 0926)
Jenny Jeff Jacket
Cartoon A disobedient jacket, illustrating words that begin with the letter J, annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
Film A panda tries to scratch an itch.
(First: Episode 0931)
Muppets / Celebrity Loretta Lynn and Count von Count sing "Count on Me."
(First: Episode 2026)
Cartoon On the beach, a boy hurts his foot stepping on a broken shell, but a visit to the hospital clinic makes him feel better.

Muppets An Anything Muppet man visits the bus station's lost and found, having lost his friend Harvey. He describes Harvey to the clerk - he has two eyes, a nose, two teeth, two horns, and is covered in blue fur. The clerk turns the man away, finding his request ridiculous...until a monster who fits that description comes by looking for his friend.
(First: Episode 1308)
Cartoon Six snakes spent Saturday on the sand.
(First: Episode 1669)
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell an 8 to Ernie, who ran out of money buying some 9s. Ernie then offers to sell Lefty his 9s.
(First: Episode 0079)
Cartoon Eight frogs
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1506)
Insert Bob gives the Two-Headed Monster a music lesson on their clarinet with two mouthpieces, but one head wants to play fast, and the other one slow. When Bob suggest they play at different times, the monster impresses Bob by playing different melodies on the same instrument.
(First: Episode 1955)
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song"
(First: Episode 0926)
Manhole - Abierto
Cartoon A kid removes a manhole cover, out of which comes the word ABIERTO.
Muppets / Cast David sings "The People in Your Neighborhood"with the librarian and plumber.
(First: Episode 0718)
Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1171)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(First: Episode 0353)
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2021)
Cartoon The Hummingbird
Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1518)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(First: Episode 1641)
SCENE 3 Olivia gleefully basks in the sun with her new sunglasses. Big Bird is not as happy about the weather, as he can't make use of the new galoshes and umbrella that Granny Bird sent him. He appears to get his wish for rain within moments when a large, grey cloud starts looming over them.
Song "Rainy Day Song"
(First: Episode 1644)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a bologna sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(First: Episode 0305)
Hippo coconut
Cartoon A hippo has difficulty getting the succulent fruit down from a tree, and enlists the help of another hippo.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1899)
SCENE 4 To Big Bird's disappointment, the clouds have not brought any rain, just wind. Olivia mopes that her sunglasses have been rendered useless as well. The weather turns out to be perfect for Maria, who takes her kite to the park. Big Bird and Olivia decide to follow her as Gordon announces the sponsors.

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