Sesame Street
Plot Captain Vegetable comes to Sesame Street
Air date December 21, 1983
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Sponsors C, Y, 2


Picture Segment Description


Insert Buster and Fred, dressed as cows, approach Olivia, asking if she knows where Gladys the Cow is. They're helping with a song of hers and the lack of local cows forces them to play some. Gladys arrives and Olivia questions Gladys' loyalty to her species, due to the fact that she's always pretending to be other animals. Gladys is surprised and tells her she is proud, which is the subject of her song. The animals set up by some boxes and Gladys performs "I'm Proud to Be a Cow." Afterward, Olivia is speechless.
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
Muppets Grover is a guest on the game show "Name That Sound."
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #2
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1056)
Song "Look Around, Look Around", a song about seasons.
(EKA: Episode 0600)
Cartoon Two giraffes (Swedish animation)
(EKA: Episode 1706)

SCENE 1 Susan and Telly return from a car trip to the library. Susan is in such a hurry that she locks her keys in her car. While she goes to ask Luis for help, Telly discovers that while Susan locked her door, Telly didn't lock his. He opens the door with ease and Susan gives him a hearty thanks.
Film Old bottles are made into new bottles at a recycling plant.
music: "Black Eyed Peas" by Graham Preskett
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0760)
Cast Maria and Luis play castaways on an island, when Bob shows up as a new friend.
Cartoon A baby bird tries and tries again to fly from its nest.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
Muppets Cookie Monster and the Crumbs Unlimited Orchestra perform "Me Going to Munch You, Munch You, Munch You."
Letter C toon
Cartoon A man gets a letter C in the mail.
(EKA: Episode 0294)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and little David are talking about the letter C, when Big Bird realizes he forgot to bring some C-word items. He calls big David to see if he has anything, when a heroic theme fills the air. Suddenly, Captain Vegetable appears and helps Big Bird out by providing some healthy veggies that begin with C. After the demonstration, he urges them to eat the food as well.
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
1095m Cartoon C is for Canary
(EKA: Episode 1095)
Film A man shows a boy how to make a wheelbarrow.
Muppets Grover appears in a library to tell the viewers about what a library is. The librarian, however, keeps telling Grover to be quieter, until he can barely even be heard.

SCENE 3 Gordon and Susan talk with the kids about quiet and loud. Gordon thinks Oscar can provide the loudest noise of all. The kids knock on his can and ask him to be loud, but he calmly declines. When Gordon finally knocks and asks, Oscar gives an explosive and loud "NO!"
Muppets In a subway station, two Anything Muppets observe how loud and quiet it is.
(EKA: Episode 1239)
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak".
(EKA: Episode 0301)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to write the letter Y.
(EKA: Episode 1708)
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
Celebrity Cab Calloway sings "Hi De Ho Man."
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(EKA: Episode 0536)
SCENE 4 Captain Vegetable, David and the kids play a game of "Three of These Things" using vegetables and a glass of milk.
Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
Artist: Jeff Hale
Muppets Muppet lettuce, bread, cheese, butter, and ham argue on who an Anything Muppet girl should have for a snack. They all cooperate to make a sandwich.
(EKA: Episode 1231)
Cartoon Cars WALK.
(EKA: Episode 0873)
Muppets Grover talks about the word walk. He is accompanied by styrofoam letters that form the word walk, and they keep walking back and forth.
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo (final musical note cut)
(First: Episode 0043)

SCENE 5 Gordon wants to show quiet and loud again with Oscar. When Oscar yells at him, he's loud. But when he doesn't respond to Gordon, he's quiet. Oscar gets fed up and vows to never speak to Gordon again, as Captain Vegetable announces the sponsors. "Go out and eat a vegetable!"

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