Sesame Street
Plot A festival in Puerto Rico
Air date November 30, 1979
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors D, E, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Everyone is setting up for a festival in the town square today. Big Bird offers his services to Luis, who is installing some speakers. Luis suggests Big Bird keep others away while they set up the event. Big Bird calls out loudly for people to steer clear, but because he can't speak the language, he winds up attracting a crowd instead.
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Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
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Film A boy talks about feeding sheep in the winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(EKA: Episode 0825)
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SCENE 2 The festival is underway. Oscar and Osvaldo wonder why they bothered to come and spot a stand covered with old junk. They find the items are not for sale and the vendor shows how he uses them to make a toy top. The Grouches anguish at a waste of perfectly good trash.
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Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
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Muppets Baby Breeze participates in Headball at Roosevelt Franklin Stadium. His question: what would you do if your ball rolled into the street?
(First: Episode 0877)
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SCENE 3 Osvaldo serves as the barker for their Grouch pie-throwing game, with Oscar popping out from the backdrop. David slaps down some change, eager to deliver Oscar some much-deserved retribution. However, their booth operates by having Oscar throw a pie at the customers.
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Animation Three striped balls encounter a polka-dotted ball.
(EKA: Episode 0932)
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SCENE 4 Maria and her family gather as Big Bird tries to take a photo of them. He has them move around several times to get a good shot. He gets distracted by a bird passing overhead and winds up taking a perfect shot anyhow.
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Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(EKA: Episode 0706)
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Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0807)
Michael and Paul
Celebrity Michael and Paul: Michael wants to make dinner, while Paul juggles it instead.
(EKA: Episode 1088)
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SCENE 5 Maria narrates the various events going on at the festival.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
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SCENE 6 The festival is winding down, as the band plays and the people dance. Maria is sad that her trip back home is practically over, then pulls David onto the dance floor to show him how a plena is done. The rest of the gang follows, while the Grouches plug their ears in disgust. Big Bird announces the sponsors.


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