Sesame Street
Remembering Mr. Hooper / Oscar's stop sign 
(repeat of 2073)
Air date December 17, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors K, Q, 9

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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 - Kangaroo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1160)
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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.
(First: Episode 1814)
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, kitten
(First: Episode 0489)
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Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0098)
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SCENE 2 In his nest area, Big Bird shows Piri the drawing he made for Mr. Hooper, along with some precious items from Mr. Hooper, like a letter, a photograph, and Radar.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Big Bird admits that even without those things, he can still remember Mr. Hooper the way he was, even though sometimes it makes him 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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Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
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Muppets Grover waits in line at a supermarket. He generously lets two people go in front of him, but then explains that you can't always let everyone go before you, or else you'll never get to the register yourself. When he finally gets to the register and is first in line, the cashier says the register is closed. Grover considers following a customer to a pickle party ...
(First: Episode 1939)
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Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(First: Episode 0638)
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Muppets "Street Garden Cooperation"
(First: Episode 1956)
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Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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SCENE 3 Maria and the kids count nine fingers.
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Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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Cast Maria and Gordon sort shapes by type and color.
(First: Episode 1244)
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Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
(First: Episode 1487)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "Do-Op Hop".
(First: Episode 2071)
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Animation Counting 1-9 in Spanish
(First: Episode 1594)
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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 A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
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Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
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Muppets Caveman Days
King Ernie needs to clean his yucky teeth. The Royal Smart Person brings a big brush (used for sweeping), then a middle-sized brush (used for brushing hair), then a smaller brush (used for painting), and finally a really small brush (a toothbrush). Just as Ernie proclaims that he'll "brush every tooth in the entire kingdom," a saber-toothed tiger comes in, seizes the toothbrush, and begins to use it himself!
(First: Episode 1388)
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Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
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Muppets "Daddy Helps with the Dishes" - three families sing about how they help each other doing chores, cooking and homework.
(First: Episode 2223)
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Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(First: Episode 0787)
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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.
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Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
(First: Episode 0768)
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Cast / Celebrity Bob tries to sing "Es lebt' eine Vilja, ein Waldmägdelein" from Die lustige Witwe, accompanied by Victor Borge.
(First: Episode 1175)
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Cartoon "Magic Pig"
Artist: Vince Collins
(First: Episode 0772)
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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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Film Stop! (kids dancing)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0681)
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Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing is a policeman.
(First: Episode 0223)
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Film Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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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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