Sesame Street
Timi works for WORM-TV
(repeat of 1672)
Air date January 25, 1984
Season Season 15 (1983-1984)
Sponsors L, Z, 8

Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Telly assumes the letter Linda has received from Timi is bad news, until they read it together - Timi will be coming to Sesame Street for a television gig, performing sign language translations on air. They then see Timi in the Sloppy Jalopy with Oscar the Grouch, when it's revealed that she'll be working for him on WORM-TV.
Cartoon Z for zigzag, zero, zoo, and zebra
(First: Episode 1763)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "If Moon Was Cookie."
(First: Episode 1789)
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
Binoculars watch bears
Film A man uses binoculars to observe a mother bear and her two cubs, as well as other facets of the forest.
(First: Episode 1744)
1041Zebra Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
Song "Windy Day"
(First: Episode 1645)
Cartoon A hand is asked to underline the word BUS.
Artist: Fred Garbers
SCENE 2 Linda helps Timi get ready to be on air by gussying her up to look more appealing for a Grouch audience.
Cartoon Millie and Molly argue over whether to get a pet cat or a dog, so their mom gets them a turtle instead.
(First: Episode 1314)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)
Film In a gymnasium, a teacher and some kids play catch with a balloon.
(First: Episode 1088)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have a balloon on a post of both their beds. Ernie thinks they'll last forever, but Bert explains that balloons don't last forever. Ernie doesn't want to see them deflate, so he insists that they let the balloons go; that way the last time they see them, they'll be "fat and floaty". They let them fly out the window, and as soon as they get back into bed, Ernie, breaking the promise he made Bert that he'd go to sleep if they let the balloons go, asks Bert if the balloons are too cold up in the sky, and whether they'll end up in China. Frustrated, Bert throws a fit. Ernie asks him to keep it down.
(First: Episode 1781)
Cartoon The Typewriter: Z for Zoo
(First: Episode 0776)
Celebrity 14 Karat Soul sings about school.
(First: Episode 1665)
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(First: Episode 0284)
Suzanne Farrell - Telly and Herry
Muppets / Celebrity Suzanne Farrell supervises as Herry and two monsters (Telly and Kermit the Forg) practice stretching on a barre. She then calls for lunch and the monsters chow down on the barre.
(First: Episode 1387)
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)

SCENE 3 "The Oscar the Grouch Show" is almost ready for broadcast, when Timi rushes down. Oscar finds her new look very appealing and cancels the opening "Swamp Mushy Muddy" number for something else. As the show begins, Oscar tries to serenade Timi by singing "The Way You Look Tonight," but she's too focused on signing his every word to pay attention to his advances.
Cartoon "The Little Letter L: A Poem by Louise"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1526)
Song Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice".
(First: Episode 1708)
Cartoon A kid names his own body parts.
(First: Episode 0809)
Muppets Grover compares himself and the viewer, noting how much they are alike (except for the viewer's lack of blue fur).
(First: Episode 1804)
Film Lizard!
Music: Joe Raposo (same as "birds")
(First: Episode 0407)
Cast Maria and Luis watch Big Bird ride a horse on the carousel in Central Park.
(First: Episode 1304)
Cartoon Worms form the number 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1563)
Muppets As ominous music plays, The Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon Eight buttons are counted on a monkey's shirt.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1452)
Film How a steel drum is made
(First: Episode 0828)
Animation "The King of Eight"
(First: Episode 0225)
SCENE 4 Forgetful Jones asks Linda and Timi to teach him the sign for "forget." He manages to remember it, but immediately forgets what the sign means.
Film SCHOOL: the sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0685)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie plays a game with Bert where Ernie plays riffs on his drum set and Bert has to repeat them back. Bert is surprisingly good at the game.
(First: Episode 1809)
Where triangle fit
Animation Where does the triangle fit?
SCENE 5 Oscar begs Timi to come back tomorrow for another day of broadcast work. Timi doesn't want to, noting how unpleasant Oscar is to work with. Oscar shows her all the fan mail he's received after her appearance. Timi tells him the only way she'll come back is if he asks nicely. He can't bring himself to say "please," but manages to sign it. Timi agrees to return, when Oscar starts giving her notes on how to dress.

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