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Sesame Street
Plot Oscar's crabapple tree (repeat of 0997)
Air date February 15, 1979
Season Season 10 (1978-1979)
Sponsors D, U, 7

1244

Picture Segment Description
1244a
SCENE 1
Oscar heckles Gordon and Susan's plans to make a garden on the street. When they challenge his knowledge of plants, he shows off a plant he's growing - a crabapple tree, though it droopy from having been in his fridge the entire time. They tell him to give it proper sunshine and advise him eating one of its fruits will make him sick (which is exactly what he wants).
Pinball7
Cartoon
Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
EBFan
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert is trying to write a letter to Mr. Rogers, but finds it difficult when Ernie operates his electric fan right next to him. Bert blows up at Ernie and says he is "hot and bothered," and Ernie has just the thing for that: more cool air.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
Signman.GROW
Cartoon
Sign Man: GROW
(EKA: Episode 1120)
1244-Mail01
Cast
Postman David goes to collect some mail from a mailbox, but finds there's more and more each time he opens it.
AllSomeNone
Cartoon
I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1141)
1244-Mail02
Cast
The mailbox is emptied, but how will David get all the mail to the post office? He lets the mail back into the hammerspace-like mailbox, then takes that with him.
Treesurgeon
Film
Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
1244b

1244c
SCENE 2
Bob finds Oscar insulting his plant, having heard talking to them helps them grow. Bob advises him to give it water too and use nicer conversation when talking to it. While Bob demonstrates, Oscar ducks out and Gordon and Susan obverse him talking to the plant. Bob has trouble explaining himself.
1244-Tree
Film
A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here and there. (edited)
(First: Episode 0111)
Facecartoon
Cartoon
A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses. (beginning edited)
(EKA: Episode 0810)
Carolburnettnose
Celebrity
Carol Burnett demonstrates "what you can do with your nose."
(First: Episode 0131)
Toon.UP
Cartoon
A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(EKA: Episode 0869)
HerryKimLove
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Herry Monster and Kimberly talk about things and people that they love.
(EKA: Episode 1050)
Toon.beingapig
Cartoon
A pig sings "I Love Being a Pig."
(EKA: Episode 0592)
CamelsEating
Film
A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0808)
20PicklePie
Cartoon
Uncle Ned likes to make a "Twenty Pickle Pie."
KermitChris-20
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Chris, with his sister Stephanie, counts to 20 for Kermit.
UforUniform
Cartoon
U for uniform.
(EKA: Episode 0839)
1244-Drums
Insert
Ray Barretto and his band demonstrate their different kinds of drums.
Alligatorking2
Cartoon
The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0812)
1839zh
Film
People jump.
(EKA: Episode 0912)
1244d
SCENE 3
Susan convinces Oscar to join their game of "Three of These Things," which uses gardening tools and a lamp.
1396g
Cartoon
Capital letter U for up
(EKA: Episode 0598)
SalesmanV
Muppets
Lefty tries to sell a letter U, which he claims to have had in his family for years. The U is actually a string tied to two poles. However, Ernie already has a U, but when he says that yesterday he could have used a V, Lefty stretches out the U's bottom to turn it into a V.
(First: Episode 0126)
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: U-Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
Apesatplay
Film
Apes play at the zoo. (edited)
(First: Episode 0045)
Udogcartoon
Cartoon
A dog learns about U.
(First: Episode 0131)
ShapeSortMariaGordon
Cast
Maria and Gordon sort shapes by type and color.
500026
Cartoon
"Yo Soy Un ..."
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Yomama
Muppets
Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
(EKA: Episode 0815)
1244e
SCENE 4
Oscar is disgusted to see his crabapple tree has produced a pretty pink flower. Gordon explains trees blossom first, then it produces the fruit, which could take awhile. Oscar is not pleased about this development.
1244-Machine
Cartoon
Four firetrucks, telephones, ships and men file into a large contraption that produces 4s.
(EKA: Episode 1013)
666cart
Muppets
Kermit, Farmer Grover and Fred the Wonder Horse show how a horse-and-cart works.
(EKA: Episode 0666)
1186i
Cartoon
Dogs cheer D-O-G and fight with cats.
(EKA: Episode 1148)
1244-Dog
Cast
Bob shows a child D stands for "dog."
D balloon
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: D - Dog
(First: Episode 0016)
1244-Ballet
Cast
David, Luis and Maria illustrate between while ballet dancing.
1186y
Muppets
Ernie buys a newspaper after hearing the newsboy yell out the headline: "Four People Fooled!" Ernie reads the paper, but finds no such news in the paper, making him the fifth person fooled.
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Dots1
Cartoon
Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
1244f
SCENE 5
Oscar's tree has finally produced a crabapple, but none of the grown-ups want the "honor" of eating it. Oscar eats it himself and succumbs to its sour taste.
Crocky
Film
Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0597)
Mahnasesame2
Muppets
"Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
1244g
SCENE 5 cont'd
Oscar recovers and now wants to grow even more crabapples! He then announces the sponsors.


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