Sesame Street
Carlos goes on a Grouch tour
Air date April 10, 1985
Season Season 16 (1984-1985)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors F, H, 5
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar asks Maria and Luis where his friend Carlos is, as they are going to tour the city seeing some Grouch sights. The two are skeptical of this, but Carlos thinks it will be fun. The first stop is right where the Sloppy Jalopy is parked so the two can see Maria and Luis covered in soot from the car's exhaust.
1839zb
Cartoon Jive Five
(First: Episode 1664)
Amigo
Muppets Betty Lou learns some Spanish words from her friend Carlos, including "Amigo."
(First: Episode 2042)
Timber1
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0149)
CleverBill
Cartoon "The Adventures of Clever Bill!" The main character solves conflicts between two fighting giants and two fighting girls.
Timber2
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
(First: Episode 0149)
2341zd
Muppets Farley goes to the hat shop. (short take)
(First: Episode 0244)
2090-Blobs
Cartoon A large blob shoves a tiny one out of the way and declares, "I'm big!" The tiny one thinks for a moment and declares, "I'm me!"
Artist: Janet Perlman
(First: Episode 1637)
Fivedancerssubtract
Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 0589)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar and Carlos arrive at a city dump, which Oscar refers to as "The Museum of Natural Grouch History." Oscar has a brochure with some of the famous items found at the "museum," which Carlos tries to find and match to the images in the brochure. The famed items include Lindberger Grouch's aviator goggles and an umbrella used by the National Grouch Weather Service. Oscar then takes a photo of Carlos with the items.
Garbagemansblues
Song "Garbageman's Blues Song"
(First: Episode 1875)
CRoberts.Horse
Cartoon A man thinks of H words while sitting on a horse.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1815)
Bertsatrain
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie pretends to be a dog and a duck. Bert then pretends to be a train, and does it so well that a train conductor and passengers come through the apartment.
(First: Episode 0645)
Haroldhoward
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0284)
Fall Song
Song "Fall Song"
(First: Episode 1286)
Sesametwoheadedmonster
Muppets Herry Monster sings "Two Heads Are Better Than One."
(First: Episode 1447)
Hisforhole
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Oscar and Carlos arrive back on Sesame Street, having seen five Grouch tourist traps in total. Oscar tells Susan that he's taught Carlos some English as well, such as counting to five in a grouchy manner. He's also taught him many different, grouchy ways to say "goodbye."
3161v
Cartoon A bird transforms into a plane, a car, a cat, a fish, a submarine, Submarine Man, and back to a bird.
(First: Episode 1616)
1095w
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola count fingers.
(First: Episode 0548)
DontCrossAlone
Cartoon Don't cross the street alone.
(EKA: Episode 1974)
Song.newlife
Song Joe Raposo sings "New Life."
(First: Episode 0281)
200016
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(First: Episode 0793)
Cast fractured letter H
Cast Maria, Susan, Luis and David put together a fractured letter H.
(First: Episode 0422)
Hathosehook
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE, and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1204)
ForgetfulBusterTeeth
Muppets Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
1800-22
Cartoon A girl runs home to her CASA.
(First: Episode 0503)
PhoneBookAlphabet
Insert Bob stops by the nest, where Big Bird is engrossed in reading the phone book that came with his phone. He observes that the whole book goes in alphabetical order and the two sing "Phone Book Alphabet."
(First: Episode 1655)
1708i
Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0783)
Sposethatsmexico
Muppets A Large Lavender Live Hand Anything Muppet 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.
(First: Episode 0698)
Scanimatekids
Video Scanimate kids intro.
(First: Episode 0798)
Gordoninclass-2
Film / Cast Gordon joins a class for some exercises.
(First: Episode 1098)
F bubble
Cartoon Speech Balloon - F for Fly
(First: Episode 0032)
1396o
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(First: Episode 0705)
Toon.Homes
Cartoon A report on homes around the world.
(First: Episode 1711)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Gordon finds Oscar about to lecture about one of the Spanish words he's learned from Carlos - CASA. He has three photos set out, two of trashcans of other Grouches and one of an apple. Gordon comes to understand how a trashcan can be a "casa," but doesn't understand why there's an apple as well. Slimey bursts through the photo, showing how it can be home to a worm.
Madscientist.FRED
Cartoon A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot", and "Friday."
(First: Episode 1162)
Cookieredhood
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit reports on Little Red Riding Hood's visit to grandma's.
(First: Episode 1676)
3978f
Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
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SCENE 5 Oscar talks with Slimey about his apple "casa."


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