Sesame Street
Plot Oscar runs for mayor
Air date May 5, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors O, W, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
  • Oscar the Grouch begins his campaign for Mayor of New York City. In order to win the the election, Telly Monster has Oscar practice being nice to his constituents. They also produce a commercial message on behalf of the Committee for "Vote for Oscar or Else."
  • Gordon and the kids imagine what would it be like if Oscar became the Mayor.
  • "Oscar for Mayor" supporters sing a tribute to the Grouch candidate, "O is for Oscar."
  • Hearing more about the Mayor's living conditions and lifestyle causes Oscar to make a sudden change in his campaign.
  • Cartoon: Seven owls

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