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SESAME STREET
OSCAR in the hospital
Air date February 6, 1980
Season Season 11 (1979-1980)
Sponsors K, L, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.

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Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
1368 a

1368 b
SCENE 1
Olivia & David hear the sound of a racing car nearby & trace the sound to OSCAR’s TRASH CAN. David peeks inside & sure enough spots OSCAR zooming around until he crashes into the refrigerator. OSCAR finds his arm really hurts now & the others insist on bringing him to the hospital, which he dreads (since it’s so nice & clean).
Row Row Your Boat
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash - "Life is but a... but a..." Don Music is having trouble writing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat". With the help of KERMIT THE FROG, he manages to write "Drive, drive, drive your car."
1297 lion
Film
L for Lion
Film Broccoli CU
Film
Kids identify broccoli through close-ups.
2059 d
Cartoon
Cartoon: Theyd like me if I had...
Bank teller film
Film
Kids narrate a film about bank tellers & the machines they use.
1368 c
SCENE 2
Olivia & OSCAR are at the hospital, where the staff believe him to be her son. Dr. NELSON brings in OSCAR’s x-ray & finds no broken bones, just a bad sprain. He recommends OSCAR stay while he recovers, as the nurse proposes a series of fun games he can play (to his dismay).
Toon-Roustabouts
Cartoon
Two men hammer a stake into a hole.
3 Of These Kids Sweeping
Cast
Basketball/Sweeping
Film-Animal Moves
Film
Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
4 or 3 Apples
Muppets
Ernie has 4 apples, & wants to draw the number 4, showing that he has 4 apples. However, Cookie Monster wants to eat an apple, so Ernie crosses out the 4 & draws a 3. Then Cookie Monster decides not to eat the apple, causing Ernie to have to cross out the 4 again & draw another 3, over & over again.
1244 Tree
Film
A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here & there. (edited)
1368 Sand
Animation
Sand L / l
Scanimatekids
Film
Scanimate kids intro
Follow Leader S7
Cast
Bob sings "Follow the Leader" to the kids.
Sinister Sam finger
Muppets
Old West: Sinister Sam comes to the saloon, looking for Doc Holiday. he questions the frightened townspeople, looking for the doctor, but all he can find is a mailman & a fire fighter. Sam says they’d better find the doctor, because he’s got an itchy trigger finger. The doctor is found, cowering under a table. The doctor asks what Sam wants with him, & the mean hombre says that his finger is really itchy -- it’s driving him crazy. Is it a mosquito bite? Should he use some lotion on it? Doc Holiday faints. Sam shrugs, & joins the other patrons at the bar for some milk.
Cat Telephone
Cartoon
A cat makes noise with a phone, typewriter, trumpet, & piano. When the cat leaves, the devices come to life, & when he returns, they all sound at once, scaring the cat.
Mad Painter 11
Film
The Mad Painter #11
(First: Episode 0329)
Sounds at night
Cartoon
At night, a man’s toothy smile is shown as he hears the sounds of tools being used ... to demolish his house.
Artist: Bill Davis
Arthur Ashe Alphabet
Celebrity
Tennis star Arthur Ashe says the alphabet.
400029
Cartoon
A rabbit crosses the STREET, & almost gets run over.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
Two-Headed Monster's toothbrush
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
L-Quickies
Cast
L Quickies with Maria & Luis
L Lion Hale
Cartoon
L for Lion (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
2342 Lobster
Film
A little girl catches a lobster.
1800-27
Cartoon
The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Animation by Jeff Hale
Bob Clown Enter
Cast
Bob

(dressed as a clown), sounds out the word ENTER by grouping 2 doors together.

L is for lips
Cartoon
L is for Lips
2257 d
Muppets
The Miss Muffet Play
1368 d
SCENE 3
David & Erika phone the hospital to check up on OSCAR. He tells them how miserable he is in such a pleasant environment, but feels better when Erika tells him to have a rotten day.
1885 CU
Film
Kids identify a piece of cabbage in close-up.
1092-14
Muppets
ERNIE has heard that somebody in the neighborhood is sick. He looks in a medical book to find out how to tell if someone is sick... not realizing that BERT is the one with a cold.
Pinball 11
Cartoon
Pinball Number COUNT #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
Alphabet Dancers L
Insert
The Alphabet Dancers form a letter L.
Film Termites
Film
Termites work.
1201-Teeth
Cartoon
On a musical theater stage, teeth dance as they’re flossed & brushed.
1095 q
Muppets
KERMIT’s Lectures: KERMIT & GROVER demonstrate "here" & "there."
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1368 f
SCENE 4
OSCAR’s niece IRVINE brings some wilted flowers for her UNCLE. Olivia & David follow with various other gifts to keep him in GROUCHY spirits.
1041 Pink Panther
Cartoon
The Pink Panther - K For Karate
Simon's Song
Muppets
Simon Soundman sings a song about finding a (MEOW!) stuck in a tree.
K for kite
Cartoon
K for Kite
Buses
Film
Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
400018
Cartoon
Julius demonstrates "here" & "there", then ends up being "in pain."
Artist: Cliff Roberts
Pepperzoomout
Film
The camera zooms out on a pepper as kids guess what it is.
1368 g
SCENE 5
Dr. NELSON informs OSCAR that he’s recovered & can leave. OSCAR wants to take his bandage HOME & hang it from his chandelier. Dr. NELSON then recommends Olivia bring "her son" back in 2 weeks for a check-up. When she insists that OSCAR is not her son, Dr. NELSON replies, "Sorry, bring your daughter in 2 weeks."

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