Sesame Street
Micki's friend Tanya visits
Air date February 7, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors F, W, 4

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
BeABirdketeer
SCENE 1 Big Bird and the Birdketeers show the viewer how "You Can Be a Birdketeer."
0573z
Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
1710m
Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
Sleepysheep
Insert Two sheep try to count a farmer Olivia going around a fence to make themselves fall asleep.
BCayard.Sheep
Cartoon The story of sheep, or where wool comes from.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1524)
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SCENE 2 Oscar and the Grouchketeers sing a grouchy version of Big Bird's Birdketeer song.
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
EBskate01

EBskate02
Muppets Ernie & Bert — When Bert can't sleep, Ernie suggests that he imagine himself doing something he likes. Since Bert likes ice skating, he imagines himself doing so. A full-bodied version of Bert is used in the ice skating sequence, in a clip from the Ice Follies show.
(First: Episode 0796)
Kidsplayinsnow
Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
3958i
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster builds a Two-Headed Snowman. It's missing noses; they fight over a carrot which breaks in half, solving the problem.
(First: Episode 1622)
4planes
Animation Four airplanes take off one by one.
(First: Episode 1242)
Insideherry
Muppets Kermit shows what's inside of Herry Monster using the X-ray machine.
(First: Episode 1974)
Toon.CatMouse
Cartoon A pink circle splits into a cat, and a gray circle splits into a mouse.
(First: Episode 0452)
Film.AnimalAuction01

Film.AnimalAuction02
Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
Imagination Gum
Cartoon A girl imagines what would happen if she were a piece of gum.
(First: Episode 0519)
2040p
Celebrity Dizzy Gillespie plays his trumpet.
(First: Episode 2040)
Rosesarered
Cartoon A peasant tries to woo a pretty girl by reciting the famous "Roses are Red" poem. The lines are fed to him by a poet behind a bush, whom she eventually runs off with.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 2058)
AlienAlphabet
Muppets Alien Alphabet
(First: Episode 0277)
Elephant film
Film Elephants (African percussion soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0389)
GroverWalk3
Muppets Grover asks Little Jerry and the Monotones (who are tired and don't seem to care about what they are doing) to hold up signs with letters that make up the word "walk". When Grover tells them what it spells, they walk over him.
(First: Episode 0221)
2269u
Cartoon How many legs does a horse have?
(First: Episode 1523)
GroverWalk2
Muppets Grover walks past the letters that spell "walk" and tells the viewers what the word is. The letters then walk over Grover.
(First: Episode 0221)
300007
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
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2155b2
SCENE 3 Micki's friend Tanya (Danielle Striker) waits in frustration by 123 Sesame Street, complaining to herself about how late Micki is for their meet-up. Grundgetta takes a liking to her and, going by Tanya's punk outfit, assumes she's a fellow Grouch. She strikes up some conversation with Tanya, when Micki rushes in. She explains she had to work late at the library and Tanya is instantly forgiving. Grundgetta can't stand that not only is Tanya's foul mood gone, but that she was partly responsible by being so friendly.
CarrotSubtraction
Animation Carrot subtraction (4-1)
(First: Episode 1537)
Cookie10
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
Willamina
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(First: Episode 0512)
Kermit.Shola.Fannie.nextto
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit demonstrates the concept of being next to someone, with assistance from Shola and Fannie.
(First: Episode 0553)
CarsWalk
Cartoon Cars WALK.
(First: Episode 0556)
2155c
SCENE 4 Micki shows Tanya around the library, when Elmo pops up, repeating a new word he's learned - original, though he doesn't know what it means. The teens show him a dictionary and look up the definition. Elmo is glad to say that this the "original word" he looked up in a dictionary.
1037h
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
Song.FrogKick
Song "Frog Kick"
Funny4
Cartoon The Funny Four tickles all the people and animals he sees. (edited)
(First: Episode 1653)
ChoclatePudding
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Bert tells Ernie to make a grocery list, but Ernie can't find anything to write with ... except for chocolate pudding. (Bert: "He's improving. Last time he used spaghetti sauce.")
(First: Episode 1967)
3154s1
Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(First: Episode 1702)
ProblemSleeper
Cast Luis tosses and turns in bed. Gordon hawks a sure-fire method of getting to sleep - counting. Luis orders Gordon to leave the bedroom in ten seconds, then falls asleep after counting.
(First: Episode 1487)
Paintaround
Cartoon A painter paints all around the screen, eventually painting over himself.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0243)
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GrouchGirls
SCENE 5 Tanya wonders if Grundgetta ever gets tired of being grouchy all the time. Grundgetta and her back-up grouches tell the teens that "Grouch Girls Don't Wanna Have Fun." Micki and Tanya dance to the song, to Grundgetta's disappointment, before they head back to Tanya's place. Grundgetta and her girls stay to practice their choreography while the sponsors are announced and the credits roll.



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