Sesame Street
Eugene sleeps over at Bob's
Air date February 18, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors E, F, 12


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob readies his apartment for Eugene, a young monster student of his who will be sleeping over tonight while his parents are away. Although Eugene acts jovial when he arrives, he quickly breaks down over missing his parents. He and Bob go through his suitcase to find the thing that will make him feel better - his blanket, Softie. Eugene then goes on to describe all the things he wasn't able to bring (such as his goldfish Scaley, or his chest of drawers).
Cartoon A stubborn hippo sits on a girl's ball, and she tries to figure out how to get it back.
(First: Episode 0765)

Muppets Luis reads the story of "The King Who Ate Only Chicken."
King Richard the Chicken-Hearted does not know of any food other than chicken, thus he eats it for every meal. Seeking a change, he initiates a "New Royal Food Contest," with a hefty reward (half the kingdom and a trip to Bermuda). His subjects bring him many healthy foods and the King enjoys them all. They convince him to eat all the foods together, thus making a healthy meal and a healthier king.
(First: Episode 1910)
Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(First: Episode 0859)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentForgetful Jones asks Daniela to read his sign, which she does.
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy: Two boys are fighting over a swing, so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1967)
Muppets / Celebrity Billy Dee Williams and Mr. Honker count backwards from 10 to 1. Mr. Honker has to blow his nose before he can honk the last number.
(First: Episode 1819)
Cartoon A bear (Jim Thurman) stacks 10 cans.
(First: Episode 1978)
Muppets Bert sings "Doin' the Pigeon".
(First: Episode 0536)
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Cartoon Geometry of Circles #3 "Six Colored Circles"
(First: Episode 1395)
SCENE 2 Bob and Eugene sit down for dinner - chicken and rice. Eugene launches into a song about his most favorite food of all - broccoli! Bob happens to have a bowl ready for him.
Animation Henson Films: Number Twelve Rocks
(First: Episode 0195)
Film Seashells form various patterns in the sand.
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Kermit at Home: Grover comes to Kermit's house to fix his sink. Kermit fills him in on a demonstration of "big, bigger and biggest" when it comes to wrenches. Even so, the sink repair goes awry, and the house floods.
(First: Episode 0821)
Film A kid enters a tunnel made of snow to demonstrate "head first" and "feet first."
(First: Episode 0290)
SCENE 3 Bob finishes reading "The Martian Weirdies" to Eugene before bedtime. Although Eugene is ready for bed, he hastily asks Bob to get him a glass of water. He confides to softy that while he's had fun with Bob, he's still not sure about sleeping somewhere other than his own bed.
Cartoon Typewriter: F for Fly
(First: Episode 0781)

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Muppets Sesame Street Game Shows: The Count is a contestant on Beat the Time, where today's wacky stunt is to bring back two things that come from the sky before the time runs out. The Count has too much fun counting the seconds, but ends up bringing his thunder and lightning.
(First: Episode 1698)
SCENE 3 cont'd Eugene stalls even more, asking to have his clothes for tomorrow laid out, then needing to use the bathroom.
Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert goes out to mail a letter, and depends on Ernie to let him in when he knocks. Instead of letting Bert in, Ernie repeats his knocks on the drums.
(First: Episode 0280)
Cartoon E for Eel
(First: Episode 0408)
SCENE 4 Bob sings Eugene a lullaby - "See You Tomorrow."
Animation First leaf, last leaf
(First: Episode 0794)
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Muppets Grover waits in line at a supermarket. He generously lets two people go in front of him, but then explains that you can't always let everyone go before you, or else you'll never get to the register yourself. When he finally gets to the register and is first in line, the cashier says the register is closed. Grover considers following a customer to a pickle party ...
(First: Episode 1939)
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)

Insert Oscar the Grouch and Grundgetta imagine what their wedding would look like.
(First: Episode 1733)
Song "Rainy Day Song"
(First: Episode 1644)
Insert The Alphabet Dancers make the form of the letter F.
(First: Episode 0446)
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
Film People jump.
(First: Episode 0774)
SCENE 5 Eugene is fast asleep. Bob pops in to check on him. Olivia announces the sponsors.

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