Sesame English
Plot A bug bothers Tingo.
Writer Rick Gitelson
Director Rick Fernandes and Greg Lehane

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Tingo heads off to bed, when he's bothered by the sound of a bug buzzing around in his room. The commotion wakes up Niki and he grabs a net as they watch the bug fly up and down in the room. Tingo follows it out into the living room.
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
SCENE 2 Tingo and Niki continue to chase the bug all over the basement, though Tingo ends up being the one caught in the net.
Film The opera singers look for their missing pencil.
Film L is for look, legs, light, lemonade, and ladybug.
Cartoon A strange poem with L words.
Muppets Ernie and Placido Flamingo sing "Up and Down Opera" to demonstrate up and down. (introduction cut, on-screen words added)
SCENE 3 Niki and Tingo find the bug in Tingo's room, where it flies out the window. Relieved, they both head to bed, when the bug flies back in the room. Tingo gives some space in his bed for the bug to sleep.

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