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Episode 1781

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Sesame Street
Plot Forgetful can't remember the street name
Air date March 7, 1983
Season Season 14 (1982-1983)
Sponsors L, R, 3
Syndication
Releases

1781

Picture Segment Description
1781Scene1
SCENE 1
Big Bird is about to welcome the viewer, but Forgetful Jones interrupts because he wants to welcome them. However, he forgets the street name. Big Bird and Maria use the theme song to help remind him, but to no avail.
Igottaremember
Cartoon
On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(EKA: Episode 0853)
EBnap
Muppets
As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
Song.trying
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Trying and Trying Again."
(EKA: Episode 0774)
SimonOldColonel
Muppets
An old colonel explorer meets Simon Soundman and describes his world trip to him, dozing off several times in the process due to his lack of sleep. As the colonel talks about the bad weather, Simon provides the appropriate sounds.
EmptyFullClassroom
Film
Empty / full classroom (time-lapse)
(EKA: Episode 1031)
SignManMilk
Cartoon
A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(EKA: Episode 1188)
1781b

1781c
SCENE 2
Bob and Maria plan on taking naps on their days off, but Barkley disrupts them. Big Bird goes to get Barkley a blanket. Meanwhile, Forgetful tries to remember the street name. ("Welcome to the Boulevard of Broken Dreams...")
L-Lion.Hale
Cartoon
L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
SSNews.MissMuffet
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up frightening Kermit away.
(EKA: Episode 0680)
1576r
Cartoon
"L" for "Large" and "l" for "little"
(EKA: Episode 1576)
Firestationfieldtrip
Film
A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
LakeLillian
Cartoon
A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(EKA: Episode 0295)
DiscoToothbrush
Muppets
"Disco Toothbrush"
Episode1781
SCENE 3
After the previous segment, Forgetful guesses he's on "Disco Toothbrush Street", but Buster claims he's getting colder.
Letter for Ernie
Muppets
Ernie tries to help a Pumpkin Anything Muppet mailman (performed by Frank Oz) deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
1736m
Film
Buffalo in the water (jazz soundtrack)
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Girlcar
Cartoon
A girl imagines herself as a car that rescues fire victims.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
FarleyMind
Muppets
Farley explains things one can do with their mind - he plans on going to the door, he imagines who's knocking at it, he remembers it's not his mother and he hopes there's not a scary monster at the door. Herry Monster surprises him by bursting through the door, frightening Farley away. Herry's sorry Farley ran away; he wanted to play.
(EKA: Episode 0180)
TwoPlusOne
Cartoon
A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3.
MonkeyMan
Film
A Mummenschanz performer imitates the mannerism and movement of a monkey.
(EKA: Episode 1108)
1781d
SCENE 4
After the previous segment, Buster guesses Forgetful is going to say "Welcome to Monkey Street", but spares him the embarrassment. Forgetful thanks his horse and guesses he's on "Smart Horse Street".
SchoolIsCool
Cartoon
School is cool!
1800-4
Cartoon
A man in a bowler hat hears different sounds behind each door.
ICan'tGetNoCooperation
Muppets
"(I Can't Get No) Co-Operation"
Raposo.3isMyFavoriteNumber
Song
"Three is My Favorite Number"
Olivia-Sad
Insert
Olivia sings "Sad".
(EKA: Episode 0977)
Platanos
Film
In voice-over, Maria and a kid sing about "Platanos" (bananas).
1736n
Cartoon
A woman fixes her car by putting a letter r under the hood, and it goes "Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"
(EKA: Episode 0411)
1709q
Film
David narrates some films showing the homes of animals.
(EKA: Episode 0839)
EB.balloons
Muppets
Ernie and Bert have a balloon on a post of both their beds. Ernie thinks they'll last forever, but Bert explains that balloons don't last forever. Ernie doesn't want to see them deflate, so he insists that they let the balloons go; that way the last time they see them, they'll be "fat and floaty". They let them fly out the window, and as soon as they get back into bed, Ernie (breaking the promise he made Bert that he'd go to sleep if they let the balloons go) asks Bert if the balloons are too cold up in the sky, and whether they'll end up in China. Frustrated, Bert throws a fit. Ernie asks him to keep it down.
Painter3
Film
Mad Painter #3
(EKA: Episode 0343)
ChickenCloud
Cartoon
Clouds that look like things.
(EKA: Episode 0876)
EmptyFullPlayground
Film
Empty / full playground (time-lapse)
(EKA: Episode 0974)
Dots3
Cartoon
Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
1781e

1781f
SCENE 5
With help from Big Bird and Maria, Forgetful finally remembers the street name and exclaims "Welcome to Sesame Street!" However, Maria points out it's time to go, so he wants to say goodbye then, but he forgets the street name again. Buster announces the sponsors.


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