Sesame Street
Air date January 6, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors A, O, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Song.countingtoes
SCENE 1 The Count recruits Maria to help him in "Counting Toes."
4wheels4doors
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
2head.MAD
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster gets MAD when it sees the word.
(First: Episode 1513)
Girlguitarcartoon
Cartoon A picture of a girl playing a guitar is drawn as off-screen kids (speaking English and Spanish) try to guess what the drawing will be.
(First: Episode 0406)
1845q
Film A variety of cat-shaped objects walk in front of the screen.
(First: Episode 1802)
Scanimate4
Animation Scanimate Films #4
(First: Episode 0132)
4-Cheerleaders
Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
(First: Episode 0132)
Noodlefactory
Film Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
(First: Episode 0984)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Simon Soundman brings his vacuum cleaner to the Fix-It Shop and describes, using sounds, the evening when it stopped working. Maria deduces that it merely became unplugged.
Alien-symphony
Cartoon Various alien creatures perform in an otherwordly music performance conducted by a trumpet-nosed creature.
(First: Episode 1181)
Sesame.discofrog
Muppets Kermit the Frog performs "Disco Frog."
(First: Episode 1407)
Prideday
Cartoon At the Pride Day Ceremony, Donald is waiting to describe his proudest accomplishment, and is initially unsure of himself next to other impressive students. He finally proudly acclaims his achievement, tying his shoes all by himself.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 2085)
Raposo.Eating
Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
Erniebertcleantoybox
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie makes a mess of the apartment in order to find a note he wrote to Bert.
(First: Episode 0255)
Igottaremember
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Elmo wants to play with Luis, who is occupied with his book. He points to Barkley and suggests Elmo play with him instead. Elmo finds Barkley pawing at Oscar's trash can area, barking madly. Elmo thinks this is a game and repeats the pattern of barks, joined by the kids. Luis, disturbed by the noise, comes by and finds Barkley trying to reach his toy bone which somehow ended up there. He tosses it away and Elmo returns with the bone in his mouth instead.
OldMacdonald.Dots
Animation Blue, red and yellow ovals play "Old MacDonald."
(EKA: Episode 2002)
Grover-moon
Muppets Grover gets under his blanket, pretending that he is on the moon.
(First: Episode 1309)
Typewriter.A
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0770)
2477d
Film How sweaters are made from sheep's wool.
(First: Episode 1009)
3985q
Cartoon A for Acorn
(First: Episode 1626)
BB-Perlman
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird learns about disabilities from Itzhak Perlman and Rafael.
(First: Episode 1547)
Where-a-go?
Animation Where do the a's fit?
(First: Episode 1586)
WaterBaby
Song Joe Raposo sings "Water Baby" over footage of seals and kids swimming.
(First: Episode 2016)
2485v
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(First: Episode 1227)
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
2341ze
Film Cat block structure.
(First: Episode 1824)
1576k
Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
(First: Episode 1468)
SandO-2
Animation Sand O/o
(First: Episode 0621)
Noimage
SCENE 4 After singing an experiment tune, Maria, Biff and the kids experiment to see what tool is best for driving a nail into a block of wood.
Plantcartoon
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
Chaplin-HAT
Cast The Tramp finds a HAT sign near a hatrack with a new hat. He tries replacing his crummy, worn-out one with it, but the sign falls apart each time.
(First: Episode 1580)
Lemurs
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
Thisisyourstory-forgetful
Muppets "This is Your Story" salutes Forgetful Jones, with visits from his parents, a teacher, and his Uncle Ned (who he continually guesses for every other voice). Guy Smiley then gives Forgetful Jones a photo album so next time he can actually recognize his loved ones.
(First: Episode 1700)
George counttoten
Film George the Farmer uses barrels to count to ten.
(First: Episode 0293)
Dog imagination
Cartoon A little girl tries to figure out why a dog is crying.
(First: Episode 0862)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Walk-IN
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(First: Episode 0511)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Maria, Biff and the kids continue their experimenting with new items.


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