Sesame Street
(repeat of 1843)
Air date December 2, 1985
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Tom Dunsmuir
Sponsors T, X, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob plays “Pop Goes the Weasel” with two kids and Forgetful Jones, who plays the cymbals off-cue. Bob instructs him to play after the word “fun”, but he does so when Susan stops by and asks if she can join the fun. When Forgetful gets the cue right, he wants to sing it himself, but forgets the animal.
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Remembering Game", a game show in which the contestants must match pictures based on memory. The winner gets whatever item was in the pictures he matched, and the other contestant wins the item from the remaining two pictures as a consolation prize. Bill Smith wins a cookie, and Cookie Monster wins a jet plane. Disappointed, Cookie Monster suggests that they switch prizes.
(First: Episode 0310)
Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
Cartoon A bird displays the front and back of a turtle.
(First: Episode 0789)
SCENE 2 Bob and Justine observe the autographs on Isabelle's cast on her broken leg which is healing. Bob points out that legs themselves don’t get broken, but rather the bones inside them do.
Oscar shows them the many autographs on Slimey’s body cast. Bob is confused, since worms are invertebrates and don't get broken bones. Oscar admits that Slimey just loves to get autographs. Bob thinks his pen is too big to write on such a small cast, but Oscar gives him Slimey’s little pen.
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(First: Episode 1205)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentTelly notices that Isaac doesn't have fur like he does.
Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
(First: Episode 0481)
Muppets / Cast Professor David lectures his class on trees. He says they are only good for looking at and leaning against, but they mention other uses for them.
(First: Episode 1584)
Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0362)
Cartoon "I Can Remember": A little girl remembers what to buy at the store (A loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter) by visualizing her mother giving the instructions.
Artist: Jim Simon
(First: Episode 0408)
Insert Maria teaches Telly to count to 10 in Spanish with a song.
(First: Episode 1473)
Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
Muppets Ernie watches the Twiddlebugs, who are about to head for Hooper's Store in the rain, but they notice that they need something to keep themselves dry. Tessie remembers that an umbrella helps, so they take one.
(First: Episode 1342)
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 1
Grover and a group of monsters, including Herry Monster, Fenwick and Billy, get into a rowboat. The monsters all gather at one end, causing the boat to tip over and sink.
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 2
The monsters gather on the other end of the boat, and it sinks again.
(First: Episode 0281)
Film Kids dancing.
(First: Episode 0409)
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 3
The monsters finally spread out over the boat evenly, and row away.
(First: Episode 0281)
Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
SCENE 3 Gordon is confused when he sees Big Bird and the kids hanging “dry paint” signs everywhere. Big Bird says it’s to let everyone know that the paint is dry, which it’s been for 20 years, as Gordon points out. Big Bird has put “dry paint” signs everywhere except for the new bench, which Gordon just sat on …
Cartoon Three turtles present the letter T.
(First: Episode 1666)
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.
(First: Episode 0565)
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Dr. Nobel Price invents "foot snuggies" (socks).
(First: Episode 1469)
Cartoon A captain and a first mate think they have planned ahead well for their trip at sea, but they forgot to take in the anchor.
(First: Episode 1591)
SCENE 4 Susan invites Big Bird to the park, but only after he puts all his "Toys Away". Big Bird sings about putting them away as he does it, then settles on a routine for toys and cleanliness.
Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
(First: Episode 0782)
Muppets Grover talks about front and back, but whenever Grover wants to talk about front, the camera suddenly cuts to a shot of his back, and whenever he wants to talk about back, the camera cuts to a shot of his front.
(First: Episode 0139)
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
SCENE 5 Big Bird decides he’d rather not go to the park with Susan, but would rather play with his toys one by one. Gordon announces the sponsors.

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