Sesame Street
Plot Day four in Puerto Rico
Air date November 28, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors C, D, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar and Osvaldo float on a Grouch raft (still in their trashcans) toward the dock on a nearby island of the coast of Puerto Rico. The two crawl to the edge of the dock and are pleased to find some peace and quiet away from all their happy acquaintances. Suddenly, the whole gang shows up on a boat, arriving on the island for a picnic as Maria used to do in her youth. The Grouches groan and slide off the dock.
Robotwalk
Cartoon A scientist adds legs, feet, then knees to his robot and tells it to walk, but it dances out of shot instead (as does the scientist).
(EKA: Episode 1237)
TwoHead-FALL
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "Fall" and leaves fall on them. Then, they fall over.
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SCENE 2 Maria takes in her surroundings and sings "Que Lindo es Volver" ("It's Nice to Return").
Whybearssmile
Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1109)
Noimage
Film A Latino child looks for his mother.
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SCENE 3 Oscar does some fishing on his own on the dock. A young men helps him reel in his catch of the day - a fish. Oscar is disappointed, hoping to catch a boot or a cinderblock, and has the fish tossed back into the water.
1090-23
Animation Shape organization, part 1
(First: Episode 0419)
1090-24
Animation Shape organization, part 2
(First: Episode 0419)
1285-Beans
Song "Here Come the Beans"
(EKA: Episode 0901)
ShapeOrg-03
Animation Shape organization, part 3
(First: Episode 0419)
ShapeOrg-04
Animation Shape organization (all formations review), part 4
(First: Episode 0419)
Raccoon
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
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SCENE 4 Tío Alberto strum his cuatro, as Maria explains what it is. He encourages everyone to play along and they each grab some instruments.
TodaysDrawing.Nurse2
Animation Today's Secret Drawing will be a nurse.
(EKA: Episode 0264)
Crocky
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Crocodile
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0597)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird wants to write a postcard to Mr. Snuffleupagus. He's only able to write Snuffy's name before the entire card has no room, except for him to sign "Love, Big Bird."
Trafficlight
Film Traffic light.
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 6 As the sun begins setting, Big Bird narrates, observing the herons flying back to the trees for the night. The gang gets on their boat back to Puerto Rico, with the Grouches floating behind at their own pace. Big Bird announces the sponsors.

Known missing segments

Picture Segment Description
CM.Cousinmonster
Muppets Cookie Monster tells his little cousin monster to get him something special that starts with the letter C. He hopes she'll bring him a cookie, but she brings a carrot, a cucumber, a cauliflower, and an ear of corn. Finally, she realizes that cousin also starts with C, and assumes he was referring to her.


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