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Sesame Street
Plot Close Encounters of the Worst Kind
Air date January 21, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors L, 4
Syndication
Releases

1755

This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
1755a
SCENE 1
Oscar is having a boring day, until he sees something in the sky -- a trash can!
1755b

1755c
SCENE 1
cont'd
When the contraption lands on the ground, its lid opens, and a gray grouch wearing a helmet peers out. They both realize, to their delight, that they are grouches. The gray grouch introduces himself as Othmar, from the planet Zircon.
1755d
SCENE 1
cont'd
Linda, Olivia and Luis arrive on the scene, and realize that a grouch from Outer Space just landed. Linda shows them how to sign "get lost," and Othmar suddenly feels optimistic about his surroundings. (SSvideo)
Glass01
Cartoon
"Geometry of Circles"
FutureJobs01
Film
Future jobs: footage of a kid playing with a certain toy, followed by an adult using "the real thing."
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Toon.bigshoes
Cartoon
What if I had big feet?
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Whatsmypart

Wmp2nose
Muppets
Guy Smiley hosts the game show "What's My Part?". The contestant is Mr. Nose. The panelists -- Bennett Snerf, Arlene Frantic and Cookie Monster -- don't know what a nose is, because none of them have noses.
(First: Episode 0131)
2257j
Cartoon
Four ducks
1755e

1755f
SCENE 2
Oscar tells Olivia that he's going to the moon with Othmar in the giant trash can, and asks her to help them with the countdown from 10 to 1. They close the lid of the trash can and prepare for takeoff. Olivia counts down, and covers her ears as the trash can shoots into the air.
1755g
SCENE 2
cont'd
As the giant trash can rises further and further into space, Olivia remarks, "Now I've seen everything."
1755h

1755j

1755i
SCENE 2
cont'd
Oscar and Othmar notice how different the earth looks from above. They pass through the space dump, and then get closer to the surface of the moon while they eat their sandwiches. Oscar wants to get back to Sesame Street later on, because "I haven't insulted Olivia all day -- she's gonna think I don't care." (SSvideo)
1755.sofa
Cartoon
A girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
Film.nursingpigs
Film
Baby pigs run in a field, and drink their mother's milk.
(EKA: Episode 0666)
LakeLillian
Cartoon
A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(EKA: Episode 0295)
2257w
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie wakes up and tells Bert it's time to get up, but notices that Bert isn't in his bed. He slowly ponders what happened to his best friend, coming to the conclusion that maybe some Martians took him away in their spaceship. As it turns out, Bert just got up early to fix some oatmeal. Ernie is relieved... until a real spaceship lands and the Martians enter the room.
2257 babydangertoon
Cartoon
A baby looks at a DANGER sign and imagines what it means.
OldFilm.DangerSign
Film
Children watch a film of a man reading a newspaper on the train tracks - DANGER!
1755k
SCENE 3
Olivia and Linda are doubtful that Oscar and Othmar went to the moon. While they wait, Linda shows some kids how to sign "moon," "rocket," and "stars." Olivia stages a game where they pretend to be each of the things they signed, and count down from 10 to 1. Olivia, meanwhile, wonders where Oscar is.
Horsingaround
Cartoon
A midget tries to get on top of a horse.
Characters.twiddlebugs
Muppets
The Twiddlebugs try to figure out how to get to the zoo. They notice it's too far to walk, swim or fly, then they notice their Twiddle-car.
(EKA: Episode 0693)
1755.bears
Film
Two brown bears play in the river and in the forest.
Imaginarycar
Cartoon
A girl imagines being next to a tree, a house and a car. "Now I'm going over there," she says. "There's nothing here to be next to!"
(EKA: Episode 0810)
1755.Barkley

1755.Barkley2
Cast
In the park, Maria and some kids play with Barkley, telling him whether he's near or far some balloons they've hidden.
1755.dots
Animation
Next to, away from (two dots)
2795u
Cartoon
Sign Cartoons: Coffee
(EKA: Episode 1169)
0573g

0573g1
Muppets
Cookie Monster and Ernie: Cookie Monster helps Ernie match mittens, shoes and gloves and put them away. Guess how he puts away two matching cookies.
(EKA: Episode 0204)
Film.Burro
Song
"What Should We Do with Our Burro?"
(EKA: Episode 1364)
L-Luz
Cartoon
L es para luz
1755.RPryor
Celebrity
Richard Pryor demonstrates emotions
1755.diamond
Transition
Diamond transition
1755.planes
Film
Counting 1-20 (planes taking off)
Blownose
Cartoon
I hab a cauld ib by dose.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1186)

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