This is a list of Sesame Street Anything Muppet sketches which (often) don't feature recurring characters.


Picture Title / EKA Description
The Boy, the Girl and the Jellybeans
Episode 0016
A boy and girl share a bag of jellybeans, but they're scared away by a monster. They make friends with the monster, and share the jellybeans with him. (3-part sketch)
Forwards and Backwards
Episode 0069
An Anything Muppet boy teaches "forward" and "backward" with a group of Muppets who keep running over the boy when his back is turned.
Counting to 10
Episode 0084
Some Anything Muppets and monsters pile up and count to 10.
Father and Son
Episode 0089
A Muppet father and son switch roles in the forest. The father climbs trees and asks questions, while the son explains things.


Hunt for Happiness
Episode 0112
Part 1: Helen Happy tells Harold Happy that she has mud on her sneaker.

Part 2: Grandmother Happy suggests that Helen wipe the mud off her sneaker with a rag... but now... there's mud on the rag!

Part 3: Grandmother Happy tells Harold to wash the mud off the rag with soap. It works... but now there's mud on the soap! Grandmother Happy gives up.

Girl goes shopping AM
Episode 0121
A girl goes shopping, but has trouble trying to remember what she needs to buy. Her mother helps her come up with a way to remember.
Four Cheers
Episode 0132
Four Anything Muppets want to give four big cheers for the number 4, but aren't sure they're doing it right.
Charlie and Louie
Lost Boy
Episode 0135
Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
Alphabet O'Malley
Episode 0135
An Anything Muppet boy meets Alphabet O'Malley, whose full name consists of twenty-six first names, each one starting with a different letter of the alphabet.
Tough Luck Lester
Episode 0161
Tough Luck Lester, a little boy, explains why he is in bandages; he is never cautious about what he does. With his friends' help, Lester is able to stay away from dangerous items like matches and broken glass.
Lollipop Fight
Episode 0164
A Muppet boy and girl angrily fight over a lollipop.
Episode 0174
A voice (Jerry Nelson) presents the word YOU. Two Anything Muppet girls greet each other as such, then the viewer.
The number 11
Episode 0183
A girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
Bus Stop
Episode 0189
Three people (including Farley) wait for a bus at a bus stop. To their surprise, the bus is very small, and two small people get off of it.
AM baseball season 2
Episode 0193
Some AM kids get ready to play baseball. A Fat Blue (Jerry Nelson) brings a bat, Prairie Dawn (Fran Brill) brings a glove, and a Lavender (Caroll Spinney) brings a catcher's mask. A Hot Pink (Frank Oz) brings a hockey stick, and a tennis racket, before producing a box... which holds the baseball.
Hide and Seek
Episode 0200
A boy plays hide-and-seek with three letter Zs, who blend into his porch.
Episode 0226
The letter R joins U and N to make the word RUN. Anything Muppets run into the scene and take the letters.
Alphabet conversation
Episode 0273
A boy and girl have a conversation using the letters of the alphabet.
Family arrangement
Episode 0275
A family classifies themselves into different groups, but agree that their best group is as a family.
Alien Alphabet
Episode 0277
Two aliens recite the alphabet.
Episode 0277
Two twins find they're identical, except for their voices.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Episode 0277
Goldilocks attempts to show the bears how many are in their family.
Alphabet Hide and Seek
Episode 0278
Two boys are in the park, playing hide and seek. One hides while the other says the alphabet. Unfortunately, he doesn't know the whole alphabet, so he asks for help when he gets stuck. The other boy has to come out of his hiding place to help him finish the alphabet. He helps with Z, and then gets caught.
Snow White and the Six Dwarves
Episode 0279
Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
The Miss Muffet Play
Episode 0280
Director Lance tries to keep control of his cast: Little Miss Muffet and a blank-faced Fat Blue Muppet who can't seem to find the right costume. At the "Along came a spider" cue, Muffet's co-star enters, wearing a a rabbit costume, and then a duck outfit. Miss Muffet becomes increasingly annoyed -- and when he shows up as a fish, she grabs the parts of his fish costume off, and puts his spider outfit on him. Naturally, once she sees the spider costume on him, Miss Muffet is frightened, and a crazy chase ensues.

This sketch was filmed on September 17, 1971 and was directed by Jim Henson.

Episode 0280
Some Muppet kids (including Farley) plan to decorate their clubhouse, but each one is only able to find one item. They are upset at their individual failures, until they see what a difference each item makes when they're all hung up.
The Number 8
Episode 0282
Two boys notice that the number 8 looks the same right side up and upside down.
Episode 0285
A boy watches a circle around him get bigger and smaller.
Book fight
Episode 0297
Two children, who can only read some words, resolve their fight over a large book by helping each other and reading alternate words.
I Love U
Episode 0297
A boy thinks that a girl is talking about him when she expresses her love for the perfect picture of U.
The Girl, The Tree, and the Terrible Troll
Episode 0307
In a three-part story, a girl is sent to the forest to chop down a tree for wood. A terrible troll encourages her to hack away, but she finds new ways of appreciating what good trees can be.
Episode 0311
Four kids cooperate to grow a flower together. One has a flower seed, one has a flowerpot, one has some dirt, and one has a shovel. The rain and sunshine finish the job.
Episode 0335
Three kids (including George) individually try to sell lemons, water, and sugar. After all of their businesses fail, the three cooperate to start a lemonade stand.
Episode 0376
A female Anything Muppet discusses the concept of "same" using her reflection in the mirror. The reflection begins speaking on its own. The girl faints and the reflection decides to do the same.
The script for Episode 0376 indicates that this sketch was originally written for Bert.
Episode 0406
A bridge of teeth come to an employment agency, looking for a job. He's offered jobs in the smelling line and in listening, but he's unqualified for those. Teeth demonstrates his talent in biting and chewing by chomping up the desk.
Witches Cooperate
Episode 0407
Three witches attempt their own individual spells, which don't work out to their liking. They decide to cooperate by bringing all of their ingredients together, thus making chicken soup.
Shout E!
Episode 0408
Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
Episode 0453
The letter S joins U and N to make the word SUN. Some Anything Muppets appear in beach gear to bask in the sun.
Looking for Yo
Episode 0454
Juanita looks for "YO", asking, "¿Esto es yo?" Nope, it's a toy car, and a tomato, and a mirror. Looking in the mirror, she finds herself. "¡Hola, yo!" she cries.
AM fix BUS
Episode 0455
An Anything Muppet brings his broken BUS (the word) to a garage for a mechanic to fix up.
Gas Station
Episode 0540
A driver arrives at a gas station, hoping to be filled in a short time. Instead, his car takes a long time to fill while the attendant fills other cars in a short time.
I'm Many Things
Episode 0691
A little boy explains how he can be a son, a brother, a paperboy, a friend, and a grandson all at the same time.
Echo Canyon
Episode 0698
A cowboy shouts across a canyon to hear the echo. "Yippee ki-yi-yo!" is repeated back to him perfectly. When he shouts "One!", the echo repeats back, "¡Uno!" The cowboy is startled. "Two!" he shouts, and the echo repeats, "¡Dos!" "You s'pose that's Mexico over there?" he asks. He continues to count to ten, with the echo repeating the numbers back in Spanish. Frustrated, he shouts, "How are you?" "¡Muy bien, gracias!" is the reply. "Oh, this is ridiculous," the cowboy says, and throws his cowboy hat into the canyon. A sombrero is thrown back in return.
AMs hair alphabet
Episode 0779
Two Anything Muppets with hair over their eyes and big noses recite the alphabet.
Tape measure
Episode 0936
Two men use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
Sandwich cooperation
Episode 1204
Muppet lettuce, bread, cheese, butter, and ham argue on who a girl should have for a snack. They all cooperate to make a sandwich.
Episode 1270
A man closes everything.
Letter C
Episode 1374
A boy goes to the lost and found to reclaim his lost letter C. As he tries to describe it, the clerk produces a myriad of items - a pizza, a ball, an orange, a Rolling Stones record, a letter O and G. The clerk finally finds the missing C and stashes the other items away, which turn out to also belong to the boy.
Episode 1391
A group of children wander into a classroom and wonder where they are. They lift up their desks and find the letters forming "SCHOOL" on them.
Episode 1423
A lady (Kathryn Mullen) reads the word BUG.
Loud and quiet
Episode 1432
In a subway station, two men observe how loud and quiet it is.
I Can Be ...
Episode 1454
A girl (Kathryn Mullen) imagines she's a doctor, movie director or firefighter.
My V
Episode 1480
A boy looks for his letter V, which is hidden in the fence.
On a boat
Episode 1487
On a boat to Hawaii, a Muppet girl is surprised to see a fish jump out of the water, but a Muppet boy isn't as thrilled and continues to be sad in response to the girl's various emotions. She asks why (Hawaii is so beautiful) and he says it's because he was supposed to be on a boat to Alaska. She responds... surprise!
The D train
Episode 1493
A man asks, "Is this the D train?" A subway train then arrives, letting out several letter Ds.
Exercise Time
Episode 1510
An Anything Muppet girl exercises in preparation for coaching her team as they play. The team turns out to be three string musicians and she's their conductor.
The Same Outfit
Episode 1523
A lady wants the exact same outfit as the mannequin (which turns out to be alive).
Beatnik Alphabet
Episode 1846
Two Muppet beatniks recite the alphabet to a jazzy beat, at first slow and then gradually faster.
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Law and Order: Special Letters Unit
Episode 4109
The detectives of the Special Letters Unit search for a missing letter M.

RSI: Rhyme Scene Investigation
Episode 4135
Two members of the RSI team try and help a man find the thing he lost that ends in "at."
Super K Cereal
Episode 4193
In a commercial for "Super K Cereal", two children search for the letter K in their alphabet cereal, with little luck. An announcer proclaims that instead of looking for Ks in ordinary alphabet cereal, they should get "Super K Cereal", which is composed of Ks.


Picture Title / First Appearance Description
Count to Eleven
Episode 0183
Muppet Hands count to 11.
Episode 0185
A yellow Muppet hand tries to match a glass of milk to a picture of an object that produced the milk. A purple Muppet hand tries to help it out.
Episode 0189
Fran Brill narrates two Anything Muppet hands who argue over a piece of cake before they decide to share it.
Baby Animals
Episode 0194
A yellow Muppet hand tries to match plastic baby animals to their plastic mother animals. A purple Muppet hand tries to help it out.
Hands Make Faces 01
Same Face
Episode 0212
Part 1: Kids provide voiceover commentary as a green Anything Muppet hand builds a face out of pieces. A purple Muppet hand tries to do the same, but gets all the parts mixed up. The green hand helps the purple hand make the face look like the one on the left.
Hands Make Faces 02
Different Face
Episode 0212
Part 2: The hands make faces again (with continued commentary by the kids), but this time the green hand copies the mixed-up arrangement of the face made by the purple hand.
Counting Three.
Episode 0231
Three Muppet hands show 3 fingers
Spin Top
Episode 0362
Jerry Nelson narrates a story about a green Muppet hand that learns to spin a top.

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