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.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
1843a
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.
Turtle.Hale
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
RememberingGame-Contestants
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)
400013
Cartoon T for top
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0298)
Film-Cornbread
Film Kids at school help make cornbread.
(First: Episode 1218)
BirdFrontBack
Cartoon A bird displays the front and back of a turtle.
(First: Episode 0789)
1843b
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.
1843c
SCENE 2
cont'd
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.
Song.11Morning
Cartoon "It's a Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
MeganCast
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(First: Episode 1205)
TellyIsaac
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentTelly notices that Isaac doesn't have fur like he does.
Film-CityShapes-Circle
Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
(First: Episode 0481)
ProfDavid
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)
1709b
Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
1800-25
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)
BreadMilkButter
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)
2106-Counting
Insert Maria teaches Telly to count to 10 in Spanish with a song.
(First: Episode 1473)
1285-BUS
Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
TwiddlebugsRain
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)
Skating-Film
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
SSBrandX
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
GroverBoat1
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)
AlphonsoX
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(First: Episode 0299)
GroverBoat2
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 2
The monsters gather on the other end of the boat, and it sinks again.
(First: Episode 0281)
Kidsdancing
Film Kids dancing.
(First: Episode 0409)
GroverBoat3
Muppets Grover's rowboat - part 3
The monsters finally spread out over the boat evenly, and row away.
(First: Episode 0281)
Wereonthebus
Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
1843d
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 …
3Turtles
Cartoon Three turtles present the letter T.
(First: Episode 1666)
400022
Insert The Alphabet Dancers form the letter T.
(First: Episode 0454)
ThreePlusOne
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 3 + 1 = 4.
(First: Episode 0516)
Marchingcircle
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
ErnieShola.Nickel
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.
(First: Episode 0565)
Girlsandcastle.oldschool
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)
Footsnuggies
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Dr. Nobel Price invents "foot snuggies" (socks).
(First: Episode 1469)
Toon.firstmate
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)
1843e
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.
400030
Film The letter T is a very useful letter.
(First: Episode 0402)
Horse.frontback
Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
(First: Episode 0782)
FrontandBackDemo
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)
100021
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(First: Episode 0787)
1843f
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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