Sesame Street
Introducing Leo the Party Monster
Air date February 18, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Sponsors J, X, 5

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
JaneSnuff1

JaneSnuff2
Muppets Snuffy brings his TV over to Big Bird's nest so that he, Big Bird, and some kids can work out along with Jane Snuffleupagus.
(First: Episode 2076)
Statue10birds
Cartoon Ten brightly-beaked birds land on a statue.
(First: Episode 1524)
Film-Geese
Film Geese and their goslings swim in the water.
(First: Episode 0388)
Rhymiesatsea
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
DirectionsToMapleStreet
Cartoon A man needs directions to Maple Street. A citizen gives him a complicated set of directions, while a little girl points out they're already there.
(First: Episode 2095)
GimmeFiveSong
Cast The Lovers of Five (David, Luis, Gordon and Bob) sing "Gimme Five."
(First: Episode 1137)
5song.stage
Cartoon 5 song (twinkles, candles, diamonds, horses)
(First: Episode 0973)
CMT
Muppets The Amazing Mumford waves his magic wand over a transparent glass cookie jar and makes the jar become full of cookies and then empty (over and over) as an anxious Cookie Monster watches.
(First: Episode 0287)
EmptyFullPlayground
Film Empty / full playground (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0415)
1800-19
Cartoon Different uses of a triangle (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 1753)
2257u
Celebrity Tony Danza jumps rope with the kids.
1839zg
Cartoon J family jamboree
(First: Episode 0365)
CarRepair
Film A dented car door is repaired and repainted at an auto body shop.
(First: Episode 1112)
GuyVacation1

GuyVacation2
Muppets On Vacation with Guy Smiley
Guy Smiley and his tour guide have difficulty taking pictures of animals in the jungle because of Guy's uncontrollably loud voice. A tiger recognizes him, and offers to take a picture of him and some other animals. "Say TREES!"
(First: Episode 1877)
Vlcsnap-2018-02-18-10h45m24s222
Cartoon A mouth whistles Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
(First: Episode 2086)
Summer-Song
Song "Summer Song" - A singer describes what happens in the summertime.
(First: Episode 1304)
3150d
Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
(First: Episode 1310)
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SCENE 1 Luis and Maria go about their business at the Fix-It Shop, when they hear a loud tune blaring. In comes Leo the Party Monster, a monster who loves partying more than anything. Leo thinks the shop would make a nice spot for a party, then shows the pair his radio, which fluctuates between loud and soft for no reason. Leo doesn't want to leave the radio behind, fearing what a party monster like him would do without his tunes. Luis does a quick repair, as Leo proposes throwing a party in the shop once more. With the radio fixed, Leo tests it out and starts getting down to the music.
Magician.badday
Cartoon A magician writes in his diary about the many mishaps during his performance.
(First: Episode 2053)
Olivia-Butcher
Cast Olivia and a boy visit a butcher's shop to learn how a butcher does his job.
(First: Episode 1638)
FishyFishyFishy
Muppets Ernie & BertBert and Ernie go fishing. Ernie catches fish by yelling "Heeeeere fishy, fishy, fishy!", and they come flying into the boat. Bert tries it, but only catches a shark.
(First: Episode 1641)
Jaguarpuzzle
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
BallGoesUp
Song "The Ball Goes Up, The Ball Goes Down"
(First: Episode 0773)
Darton1to5
Muppets Polly Darton sings "Counting One to Five."
(First: Episode 1810)
Toon.spider
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(First: Episode 1652)
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SCENE 2 Leo shows up again, asking to use the Fix-It Shop's computer to write out some invitations. He promises Luis he won't do any partying while he works. Leo begins typing, feeling himself get more and more ready to burst into a party at any moment. Luis accidentally lets the "P-word" slip and Leo goes into a frenzy, as the computer flashes the word "PARTY."
LearningLogo
Film Some kids learn how to use Logo, a computer programming language, to draw shapes on computers.
(First: Episode 1968)
JQuickies-Bob
Cast Bob demonstrates a J word - juggle.
(First: Episode 1169)
1709p
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(First: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 3 Leo keeps working on his invitations and asks Maria to help him find different words to use. Leo goes all out once more, but Maria snatches his radio away. Some Muppet musicians pop up instead to provide some party music.
SSBrandX
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Metalparrot
Film A still of construction equipment fades into a shot of a parrot.
(First: Episode 1535)
AlphonsoX
Cartoon The great Alphonso and his trained X's
(EKA: Episode 0299)
ABCDisco
Muppets "ABC Disco"
(First: Episode 1324)
Bunnychickblocks.Tea
Animation A hand arranges blocks to form benches so a bunny and a chick can have tea.
(First: Episode 1488)
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SCENE 4 Luis and Maria lock up for the night and hear the sounds of Leo's party music. They see his party going on in an apartment window, where Leo and various other Muppets (including Ernie, Bert, Elmo, Telly, Grover, Grundgetta, Cookie Monster, Mr. Honker and a Rockhead) are having a wild time. Luis and Maria acknowledge they weren't invited and start to feel left out. Leo spots them on the sidewalk and invites them up. The two dance their way up to Bob's apartment, where Leo announces the sponsors.


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