Sesame Street
Oscar and a Honker trick Telly
Air date May 15, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors C, W, 8

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SCENE 1 Oscar conspires with a Honker to play a trick on Telly in the guise of a game. Oscar points out the letter C on the Honker's hat and if Telly correctly guesses the C word they're thinking of, they'll buy him an ice cream cone; a wrong answer means he'll be pelted with old paper. Telly guesses the C word is "cap," but Oscar tells him he's wrong; they were instead thinking of the word "curls," referring to the mop of curly hair under the Honker's hat. Oscar pours a box of paper over Telly as promised. The Honker rates the trick a mere one honk, so Oscar schemes to improve it.
2093-Sand
Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
Song.dowithafruit
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
(First: Episode 2050)
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SCENE 2 Oscar ropes Telly into another round of the game. Telly tries repeating the correct answer from last time, but now the Honker has a cupcake under his cap. He earns another load of paper dumped on him, while the Honker now grades the trick with two honks. "Two honks are better than one," says Oscar.
BusTelephone
Animation Draw a circle around the bus. Cross out the telephone.
LuisGordon.cooperation
Cast Luis and Gordon have a hard time picking apples by themselves, but all it takes is cooperation.
(First: Episode 1399)
2990bus
Film Spinning Bus Stop sign
(First: Episode 0931)
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SCENE 3 Oscar starts up one more round of his game, allowing Telly as many guesses as he likes. Telly has a list of various C words prepared, but when it ends, he's left stumped. Oscar points out the C word is "cap," Telly's original guess. He receives more paper dumped on him and he runs off. Oscar asks the Honker for his opinion now and the Honker wildly honks in approval, but to Oscar's dismay, he shows no signs of stopping.
1446j
Cartoon Eight legs on an octopus
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1446)
DonMusic TwinkleTwinkle
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit witnesses as Don Music tries to rewrite "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." He succeeds and is joined by a country-western band, who sings "Whistle, Whistle, Little Bird."
(First: Episode 1210)
Herecomesthebus
Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
BunFactory
Film Hamburger bun factory
(First: Episode 0615)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to use a scale to divide the cherries evenly, but he characteristically eats them all. Bert screams and faints.
(First: Episode 1386)
Cartoon ifwedare
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(First: Episode 0726)
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SCENE 4 Luis sings "Escondido."
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Clip 7
Film A Stool For Me
(First: Episode 0513)
0926n
Cartoon 1-10, 10-1 count with stripes.
(First: Episode 0926)
Addini
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)
1839zj
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
Eskimohome
Muppets "Home to Me"
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and the kids vote to induct Mr. Snuffleupagus into the Birdketeers. However, before he can be a full member, he must go through their initiation ritual of "hatching out," where he pretends to hatch from an egg.
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Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(EKA: Episode 0716)
WaiterGroverBaconEggs
Muppets Mr. Johnson orders bacon and eggs, but he can't decide how many of each he wants. Mr. Johnson says that Grover takes too long and asks for two hot dogs and two pickles for lunch. Grover then throws a tantrum in the kitchen.
(First: Episode 0408)
Cat-toon
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)
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Film A variety of cat-shaped objects walk in front of the screen.
(First: Episode 1802)
Frankie Four Eyes 01

Frankie Four Eyes 02
Insert Maria joins the kids' stickball game in the park. Up at bat is a Muppet boy named Frankie, who's afraid of wearing his glasses because the other kids make fun of him. She shows him how important glasses can be and wearing them improves his swing.
(First: Episode 1313)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
SomeOfUsAreHere
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0615)
Toon-PonyLegs
Cartoon Either none, some or all of a pony's legs are on the ground as it runs and trots.
(First: Episode 1719)
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Insert The Count counts five children as they rearrange their positions.
(First: Episode 1439)
BallGoesUp
Song "The Ball Goes Up, The Ball Goes Down"
(First: Episode 0773)
RonDarling-BB
SCENE 6 Ron Darling of the New York Mets shows Big Bird how he'd pitch a fastball.
HeymomIcan'tfly
Cartoon An ostrich is born on a football field, and learns that he can't fly. He saves the game by scoring the winning touchdown.
(First: Episode 1870)
ForgetfulBusterTeeth
Muppets Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
(First: Episode 2068)
No8b
Song "Song of Eight"
(First: Episode 0016)
0926r
Cartoon A kid tries to push his toy house through the front door without the door closing.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0914)
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SCENE 7 Ron Darling plays baseball with Big Bird, Luis, and the kids. Telly announces the sponsors.


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