Sesame Street
Plot Day two in Puerto Rico
Air date November 27, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors A, B, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 On a sunny morning in Puerto Rico, Maria comes out onto the porch. She spots David across the way from his residence in the country and invites him and the others over for breakfast with the family.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and a child (in voice-over) observe some oxen pulling loads of sugarcane in the fields for the market.
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Film Widow birds
(First: Episode 0391)
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SCENE 3 Bob and Linda are ready to bike to the beach, only they don't know where it is. Bob is able to speak enough Spanish to ask some local, biking children which way it is. A kid gives them complicated directions in Spanish. When they see the tourists don't understand, they gesture them to follow on their bikes.
Girlguitarcartoon
Cartoon A picture of a girl playing a guitar is drawn as off-screen kids (speaking English and Spanish) try to guess what the drawing will be.
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Linda, Bob and the kids cycle through Puerto Rico, observing all the sights on the way to the shore.
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Muppets Ernie wakes up and tells Bert it's time to get up, but notices that Bert isn't in his bed. He slowly ponders what happened to his best friend, coming to the conclusion that maybe some Martians took him away in their spaceship. As it turns out, Bert just got up early to fix some oatmeal. Ernie is relieved... until a real spaceship lands and the Martians enter the room.
(First: Episode 1208)
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SCENE 4 Luis helps a repairman fix a water fountain in town.
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SCENE 5 Maria and Olivia accompany her Aunt Marguarita to market, where she has a few errands to run. Maria proposes that they split up and each take up a task to get everything done quicker. Olivia stops at Petra's fruit stand and is able to recite the grocery list in Spanish, though Petra reveals that they can speak English as well.
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SCENE 6 Bob strolls through the plaza as he sings about the location.
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(First: Episode 0657)
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Song "Starfish"
(First: Episode 0280)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird hears a peculiar, chirp-like sound coming from all over the place. He tries finding the source, believing it's coming from a fellow feathered friend. He grabs some birdseed to lure the creature out, having no luck. He eventually finds himself back Marguarita's yard, where Maria explains the sound is coming from a coquí, a type of frog native to Puerto Rico. The kids catch one and show Big Bird, who remarks, "Wait'll I tell Kermit about this."
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad, because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
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SCENE 8 Luis, Susan and the kids make sandcastles at the beach.


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