Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Bob become handcuffed to one another
Air date May 19, 1982
Season Season 13 (1981-1982)
Sponsors B, P, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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Insert Luis sings "Milk" with a cow and the Anything Muppets in the Arbor.
(First: Episode 1310)
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Film Kids paint a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0057)
Ssnews.peterpiper
Muppets News Flash: Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers.
(EKA: Episode 1563)
PforPack
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
Song.indianbabybath
Film "Indian Baby Bath"
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0444)
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Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0318)
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Insert Oscar the Grouch caters to Maria and David at "Chez Oscar" in front of his trash can.
(First: Episode 1215)
Rhymeswithballtoon
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
2head.Telephone
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a TELEPHONE, and reads the word.
(First: Episode 1569)
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Cartoon Nelly 1-10/10-1 (1:16)
(First: Episode 0629)
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Film (LA) Piano Practice (1:12)
(First: Episode 0637)
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Cartoon A boy and girl have different feelings about Stanley.
(First: Episode 0793)
EBSharingaCookie
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
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SCENE 1 Bob and Big Bird play a guessing game in the Arbor using a hat left behind by his friend. Big Bird guesses that his friend might be a mailman or a firefighter, but finally guesses a policeman when Bob handcuffs himself to Big Bird. When Big Bird asks how his friend might un-handcuff himself when he wants to go bowling or something, Bob realizes that he's misplaced the key.
Bisforbongobeat
Cartoon B is for Bongo Beat, Bandit, and Bottles of wine.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0237)
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Cartoon B for boats, bouquet, baby, bonnet, etc.
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Song "Let's Do the Wash" (2:38)
(First: Episode 1423)
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SCENE 2 Wondering how to get out of the handcuffs, Bob and Big Bird are approached by Gordon who's looking for his flute lesson. To avoid missing his dentist appointment later, Gordon offers to have Susan drive down to the police department and retrieve the key from Officer Krupky. On her way, Susan discovers that her carburetor is faulty and begins working on the car.
OldWoman9
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0807)
Pinball9
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #9
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1032)
MeGoingtoMunchYou
Muppets Cookie Monster and the Crumbs Unlimited Orchestra perform "Me Going to Munch You, Munch You, Munch You."
9penguins.OG
Cartoon Nine penguins slide down a hill.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1532)
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SCENE 3 Bob attempts to give Gordon a flute lesson in his apartment, but Big Bird — still handcuffed to Bob — keeps pulling him away to all the things in the room he finds interesting. They keep wondering where Susan is, but on the street below, Susan is still working on her car engine.
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Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie has two slices of apple pie. He takes the big piece, and gives Bert the small piece. Bert takes offense to this, saying that he would have given Ernie the big piece and kept the small piece for himself - but the outcome is the same, so what's Bert angry about?
(First: Episode 1166)
Cosbytwinsalphabet2
Celebrity Bill Cosby plays twins who recite the alphabet together.
(First: Episode 0131)
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Film (LA) Fall (1:23)
(First: Episode 1286)
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SCENE 4 Following Gordon's flute lesson, Bob and Big Bird — still handcuffed together — make their way to the street where they find Susan still working on the car. She learns of their predicament and offers to drive them to the police station. As she starts up the car, it stalls again, and they find themselves back where they started.
Boyinacircle
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
(First: Episode 0285)
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Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
Thebeetles
Muppets The Beetles perform "Letter B."
(First: Episode 1495)
SpeechBalloonBBug
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 5 Bob and Big Bird sit defeated on the steps of 123 Sesame Street, still handcuffed together while Susan continues to work on the car. Gordon rushes up exclaiming that he found the keys, finally freeing Bob and Big Bird.


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