Sesame Street
Luis' friend Carlo learns English
Air date January 25, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors N, O, 5
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 Luis introduces the viewer to his friend Carlos (Alexander Beugos), who is visiting all the way from Cuba. He wants to learn some English, so he's here on Sesame Street to learn. However, the first individuals they meet are Barkley and a Honker, who don't communicate in English. They then run into Forgetful Jones, whose poor memory makes an introduction very confusing.
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Artists: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
1095e
Muppets Grover volunteers to assist the Amazing Mumford in his suspension act. Grover will get on top of a platform, and Mumford will pull the pillar off from underneath, and the platform will not fall. The trick works, so Grover decides to try it himself, with Herry Monster as his assistant. Grover can't pull it off, and Herry falls.
(First: Episode 0292)
ImWinter
Song "Winter Song"
(First: Episode 1392)
MyDogPete!!!
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1266)
2096s
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Forgetful drops by the Fix-It Shop to teach Carlos something, but he's already forgotten what it is. After putting the clues together, Luis gathers that Forgetful is going to teach him some English using a book. Instead, Forgetful wants to teach Carlos how to be a cowboy, which gives him a lesson in "Cowboy English."
Snocone
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(First: Episode 0426)
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
EB.Ernieforgot
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
Cardmemory-1232
Animation A man plays a memory game using cards.
(First: Episode 1232)
Surpriseformarshallearp
Muppets Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp.
(First: Episode 0537)
SchoolRoom
Film In stop-motion, assorted furniture places themselves in a classroom.
(First: Episode 0647)
Harveybuzzer
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper plans to use a hand buzzer when he asks someone to slap him five. Instead, the joker slaps a 5 on his chest.
(First: Episode 0991)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gladys the Cow and Tania come into the shop to provide Carlos with their own English lesson. They teach him some of the parts of the face, but by shaking Gladys' hoof, Carlo thinks "hoof" translates to "hand."
SpanishBodyPartSong
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
Ernie.HomeAlone
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie realizes that Bert's not home and that he can do whatever he wants. He acts out a typical scenario in which he plays the radio loud and Bert tells him to turn it down ... but it doesn't feel the same without Bert around.
(First: Episode 1949)
1092-16
Cartoon The Typewriter: N for Nose
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0793)
TheTradingGame
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Trading Game" with contestants Oscar the Grouch and Sally Screamer.
(First: Episode 0279)
1576-Bird
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0324)
Noimage
Insert Olivia watches David and his grandmother, prompter her to remember times with her own grandmother and sings "Grandma's Way."
(First: Episode 1916)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
2head.SCHOOL
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the sign atop a miniature school building, and observes a small group of children that run out of it. Once they've left, the monster picks up the now empty building, and declares, "School's out!"
2040r
Cartoon Car stuck on tar
(First: Episode 1732)
Treesurgeon
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(First: Episode 1244)
Buyano
Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
2477f
Cartoon A girl sings about the things she can draw, paint, and sculpt.
(First: Episode 1987)
Fluffyloud
Muppets / Celebrity The Professor (Sid Caesar) explains the laws of physics, which begin with soft and loud (as demonstrated by Fluffy).
Raindance
Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
(First: Episode 1403)
If I Were
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "If I Were."
(First: Episode 1676)
Fiddler5
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings about animals in groups of five on a farm.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0323)
Painter5
Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)
Count-candles
Muppets The Count extinguishes electric candles by counting them with his finger. As he heads up the stairs for bed, he steps on Fatatita. He also tells his wolf Yuba to run and play with his friends.
(First: Episode 0545)
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ...
(First: Episode 0821)
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SCENE 4 Carlos is now giving Forgetful a lesson in speaking Spanish. However, Forgetful needs his help in announcing the sponsors in Spanish.


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