Plot Herr von Bödefeld's birthday
Air date May 22, 1980


Picture Segment Description
Scene Samson are feeling tired and wants to take a nap in his hammock, however Uli Von Bödefeld are using it. Samson insist that Bödefeld leaves it at once, Bödefeld tries to say something but are interrupted by Lilo who asks if it's a special day, as Bödefeld is asking if she by specail day means birthday. Manfred quickly interprets it as it's Bödefeld's birthday, and they all congratulate him. Despite that it's apparently Bödefeld's birthday Samson still wants him to leave his hammock, the others talks Samson into allowing to stay in the hammock as a birthday present. Samson can't understand why the only present Bödefeld is getting is from him.
Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry sing "M-M-M Monster Meal".
Cartoon A mouse takes a bite out of a good-smelling M.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
Scene Samson is complaining that he his the only one that have made a big sacrifice so Bödefeld could get a present. He gave permission for Bödefeld to be in the hammock, then the others should give him something as well. Lilo agrees with him.
Broken Ukulele
Muppets Ernie encounters a sobbing Beautiful Day Monster, who is crying because his ukulele is broken. Ernie shows him a few things one can do with a broken ukulele, but that doesn't stop the monster from crying. Ernie then offers to fix the ukulele.
Cartoon A man invites an M to dinner. The M is very appreciative, and makes "Mmmmmm" sounds. It eats all of the food at the table, and winds up eating the screen!
Broken Ukulele
Muppets Ernie brings back the ukelele, all fixed. And what does the monster do? He eats it!
Animation The Plonsters learn to share their desert treat.
Film A man paints a wall, but eventually gets sloppy with the paint.
Muppets A casting director helps a set of teeth find a toothbrush partner.
Scene Bödefeld are enjoying himself in Samson's hammock, and thinks that the birthday was a good idea, however he hopes that the others don't find out that it's not true. Tiffy asks him if he wants an alarm clock, he says no since it will only disturb his rest.
Muppets Here is Your Life
Disguised as a dentist, Guy Smiley surprises a tooth at a dentist's office. The tooth is reunited with healthy food (represented by Carl Carrot and Melvin Milk), his dentist, and toothbrush/toothpaste pair Bristly and Pastey.
Scene Bödefeld gets more presents, Manfred gives him his hat, and he gets a scarf from Lilo. Bödefeld start to think it's quite practical to have a birthday. Samson starts to suspect theres something wrong, Bödefeld's behavior don't add up. Bödefeld quickly gives back the hat, with the explanation that it's to big, the scarf is to itchy and the alarmclock since it shows the wrong time and Samson can have the hammock back as well. Bödefeld then tells them that they somehow belived it was birthday and they are giving him stuff, Samson starts to claim that it was Bödefeld that told them it was his birthday, he denies. All he wanted was to relax in the hammock. Manfred wonders how they got the idea that it was Bödefeld's birthday, the others quickly says that it was Manfred that said it first, he quickly accepts it and offers to give them all a chocolate-coated marshmallow treat.

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