Sesame Street
Plot Maria asks Luis for a raise
Air date May 6, 1981
Season Season 12 (1980-1981)
Sponsors O, P, 8
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Maria's nervous about asking Luis for a raise. Big Bird suggests acting angry, sad, afraid or happy, but Maria says it won't work.
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Cartoon Gerald's dog Sparky likes to pretend he's an alligator.
(First: Episode 1519)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird has some more ideas of how to approach Luis: loud or quiet; on, under or around; fast or slow.
Sitrightdownandplan
Muppets Anything Muppets tell Grover in song how to plan for a career; unfortunately, all Grover wanted to make up was his mind - regarding which of two ice cream cones to eat first! By the time said song is finished, both cones have completely melted.
(First: Episode 1385)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird suggests asking Luis for a raise in rhyme: "A brand new suit costs a lot of loot, so whaddaya say, will you raise my pay?"
Blowapple!
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
(EKA: Episode 0543)
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SCENE 4 Maria works up the courage and not only gets the raise, but becomes a full partner, as well.
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Film Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Ernie and Jason: AT family.
(First: Episode 1435)
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Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood is prepared for her trip to Grandma's.
(First: Episode 1468)
ItzhakPerlman with girl
Celebrity Itzhak Perlman and a girl demonstrate their strengths and weaknesses.
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Cartoon Things say that other things are small, but then something comes along that's bigger, or smaller, or whatever.
(First: Episode 0320)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie that if he can clean the messy apartment in fifteen seconds or less, he will give Ernie his dessert, ice cream and cookies.
(First: Episode 0033)
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Cartoon Candy Man
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
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Muppets Anything Muppet kids and upside-down 8
(First: Episode 0282)
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Film Old paper, new paper
Music: "Blue Nosed Gopher" by Graham Preskett
(First: Episode 0972)
SS-1396-S2 Insert Bob meets C-3PO and R2-D2 and sing the alphabet together with the kids (and droids).
(First: Episode 1396)
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Celebrity Edith Ann (Lily Tomlin) talks to Herry about being proud.
(EKA: Episode 0913)
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Muppets News Flash: Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers.
(First: Episode 1342)
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Cast David and Olivia sing "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song."
(First: Episode 1176)
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Film Raposo: Footage of birds swimming, including flamingos, swans and ducks.
(First: Episode 0981)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
(EKA: Episode 1134)
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Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(EKA: Episode 0413)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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Insert Jump rope.
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Cast David goes through a series of doors marked "OPEN."
(EKA: Episode 0442)
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Film Various objects become OPEN.
(EKA: Episode 0573)
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Cartoon A girl imagines she's a rock, which becomes a statue.
(EKA: Episode 0773)
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Insert More jump rope.
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
(EKA: Episode 0296)
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Film You can't see the wind.
(EKA: Episode 1077)
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Muppets Competitive flowers in a garden fight to be the tallest and the smallest.
(EKA: Episode 1455)
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SCENE 5 Luis & kids play soccer as Maria announces the sponsors.
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CLOSING SIGNS Susan holds up the Sesame Street sign, while Gordon holds up the CTW sign at the end

Known Edits

Picture Segment Description
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Celebrity Soccer star Mitchel Levitz teaches Gordon and the kids how to score a point.
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Muppets Oscar sings the "Stop Song"
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Cast Gordon develops a ball game that allows everybody to play, including Monica, who is blind.


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