Sesame Street
Plot Last day on the farm
Air date January 27, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Sponsors C, S, 4
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Picture Segment Description

Muppets The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
Part 1 of 2
The Country Mouse lives peacefully on the farm when his cousin, the City Mouse, comes to visit. The City Mouse is appalled that his cousin lives in a haystack, eats acorns, and listens to birdsong. He invites his cousin to come visit him in the city.
(EKA: Episode 0349)
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0304)
SCENE Maria observes Grandma and the kids as they feed the animals, then as Grandma milks their goat. Maria is hesitant to give it a try.


Muppets The City Mouse and the Country Mouse
Part 2 of 2
The Country Mouse visits the City Mouse's apartment, and finds that his cousin eats pizza, doesn't mind traffic sounds, and listens to groovy music on his stereo. The Country Mouse is startled when he hears a cat. The City Mouse sighs, "Oh, that's just the cat. That means he's hungry, and he wants to catch us and eat us for dinner." Horrified, the Country Mouse goes back to the country, where he's safe. The City Mouse offers the cat a bite of pizza.
(EKA: Episode 0349)
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(EKA: Episode 0826)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Kermit and Brian talk about loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0126)
Celebrity The Deadly Nightshade plays a song using a kazoos and variety of other instruments.
(EKA: Episode 1098)
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (balloons and blackbirds).
(EKA: Episode 1447)

Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(EKA: Episode 1009)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie can't sleep, so Bert tells him to count sheep. Ernie tries to count sheep, but it's dull -- so he starts counting fire engines. The noise from the imaginary fire engine wakes Bert up. Bert says that Ernie's waking up the whole neighborhood, and tells him to count something quieter. Ernie counts balloons -- but the balloon gets bigger and bigger, finally bursting with a huge explosion that wakes Bert up again.
(First: Episode 0276)
Cartoon Three chickens eat grain, and become full, fuller and fullest.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0897)
Film Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
(EKA: Episode 1251)
SCENE David and the kids look for Oscar in the barn. They find his trash can, where he tells from (from inside) that he's hanging with a new friend - a chicken that happens to be sitting on his head. They chicken flies out when they open the lid and find it's laid an egg on Oscar's head. He plans on eating it now.
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(EKA: Episode 0276)
Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
Muppets "City-Country Song"
(EKA: Episode 0681)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
Film George the Farmer demonstrates noisy and quiet.
(EKA: Episode 0931)

SCENE Grandma provides the gang with plenty of produce as they begin their pilgrimage back to Sesame Street. Oscar, following behind the tractor in his trash can, announces the sponsors. The same music from the New Mexico and Montana trip plays over the Barkley credit sequence.


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