Sesame Street
Snuffy plays his flute
(repeat of 1849)
Air date December 5, 1985
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors Q, V, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1849a
SCENE 1 Bob and Luis encounter Oscar training some live dogs in his Grouch dog training school; he’s training them to disobey his commands. Bob questions this whole concept, and Oscar reminds him of the difference between Grouches and humans.
Hardworkindog
Song "Cow Dog Song"
(First: Episode 0783)
HubleyV01
Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
Cookie10
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
1710r
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
Floweropens
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
Davidwindowdoor
Cast David tries to close a window and a door, but they open by themselves.
(First: Episode 0772)
200007
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(First: Episode 0771)
1849b
SCENE 2 Susan encounters Oscar trying to train Barkley to disobey him, which isn’t working out so far. Oscar then decides to add “don’t” to each of his commands, which pleases him. Susan makes Barkley kiss Oscar.
MillieMollyTurtle
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)
Kermitsongit'salive
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "It's Alive."
(First: Episode 2029)
Alive.Notalive
Cartoon A girl sorts everything she finds which is alive and not alive.
(First: Episode 1526)
Marchingband4
Film Marching Band #4
(EKA: Episode 0529)
Sheephideandseek
Cartoon A shepherd plays hide-and-seek with his sheep.
Artist: Michael Sporn
Fourelephants
Muppets Ernie & BertLefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie a painting of a tree, which he says is a picture of four elephants. Ernie doesn't see the four elephants, so Lefty offers to show him the elephants if Ernie will buy the picture for a nickel. Lefty points out the elephants, which are actually spaces in the tree's branches. Ernie shells out for the picture. Ernie wants to pull the same trick on Bert, but Bert notices the elephants right away.
(First: Episode 0292)
3181-Elephants
Film Elephants in the zoo.
(EKA: Episode 0304)
Snake Charmer 1-5
Cartoon Five snakes come out of a basket when a snake charmer plays the flute.
(First: Episode 0782)
CountOnMe
Muppets / Celebrity Loretta Lynn and Count von Count sing "Count on Me."
(First: Episode 2026)
Wiseman.oranges
Cartoon The weary traveler asks the wise man to demonstrate none, some, most and all with a basket of oranges.
(First: Episode 0976)
Film.greenbeans
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Chicken Soup Needs a Spoon
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover serves Mr. Johnson a bowl of chicken soup. Johnson says that he can't eat the soup, and Grover can't guess why. "That settles it," Johnson sighs. "From now on, I'm bringing my lunch to work in a paper sack." He finally explains to Grover that he can't eat the soup because he doesn't have a spoon.
(First: Episode 0358)
HubleyV02
Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy V
Artist: John Hubley
(First: Episode 0311)
Alphabetdancers.V
Cast The Alphabet Dancers form the letter V.
(First: Episode 0455)
2061 crane
Film A crane is shown, with a shovel and wrecking ball.
(First: Episode 1164)
TwoHeadDANCE!
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "dance" at a disco.
(First: Episode 1395)
Allfish
Animation All, none, some and one fish swim around.
FillingTheAir01

FillingTheAir02
Cast Maria and Olivia visit the bandshell at Lincoln Center, where Olivia admits she likes to imagine being a singer on that very stage. She envisions herself as a famous performer, singing "Filling the Air with Love."
(First: Episode 1312)
2269k
Cartoon A blue man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains that “Q” starts the word “quarter.”
(First: Episode 0046)
Bae10
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie enjoys watching Bert read a book, but Ernie's staring at him is driving Bert bananas.
(First: Episode 1741)
Madpainter4
Film The Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
1709i
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts three kids, but a fourth keeps hiding behind him.
(First: Episode 0154)
1849d
SCENE 3 While Gordon practices his flute, Snuffy practices playing his own flute in Big Bird’s nest area. Gordon thinks Big Bird is learning the flute, and plays a duet with Snuffy. He is surprised when he sees Big Bird, thinking Big Bird was playing.
Toon.String
Cartoon Different ways to use a string
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 0980)
1710o
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks a girl to hug him and scratch his tummy.
(First: Episode 1653)
Pinball 04
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
Headball-Counting
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin leads a counting practice for his Headball team.
(First: Episode 0893)
VinceCollinsMagician
Cartoon A magician performs a trick that makes birds appear, and fish can be glimpsed between them.
Artist: Vince Collins
(First: Episode 1614)
Film.Listen
Film "Listen ..." to various sounds, including the ocean, a heart beating, a clock ticking, a horse galloping, crickets chirping, a passing train, and others.
(First: Episode 0951)
Triangle.transition
Transition Triangles are made onscreen.
(First: Episode 0291)
1849e
SCENE 4 Big Bird tells Snuffy it’s time to say goodbye. Snuffy plays the Sesame Street Theme on his flute as Gordon announces the sponsors.



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