Sesame Street
Uncle Wally returns
Air date April 23, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Ray Sipherd
Sponsors P, U, 3
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly explains to Susan and Gordon that he's waiting at the bus stop for Uncle Wally to arrive. He's worried that someone will take the sign away, and the bus won't stop. They explain to him that the bus stop sign isn't likely to be taken away, because it's in the ground. Telly would rather watch the bus stop sign anyway.
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SCENE 1
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When the bus does arrive, Telly is so fixated on the sign that he doesn't notice that Uncle Wally has passed him until it's too late. He shouts at the sign, "This is all your fault!"
BusStopSong1976
Muppets A group of Anything Muppets sing about a "Bus Stop" sign.
(First: Episode 0978)
Painter3
Film Mad Painter #3
(First: Episode 0343)
BJJ.Guitarstrings
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive investigates the case of the missing guitar strings.
(First: Episode 1234)
Pentagoninspace
Video A pentagon in space (David and kid V/O)
(First: Episode 1714)
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Cartoon "That's About the Size of It"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0279)
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SCENE 2 Uncle Wally sits quietly in the arbor, reading a newspaper.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Telly is upset that he missed greeting Uncle Wally at the bus stop, and worries that Uncle Wally won't be his friend anymore because of it. Gordon suggests to Telly that he just go up to Uncle Wally and say it's good to see you.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Telly does so, and gets a pat on the back from Uncle Wally. Telly says to us "Take it from me, if you like somebody, and you haven't seen 'em for awhile, just go up to them, and say, 'Hello! I'm glad to see you!' It's easier than you think."
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Ssnfsleep
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Prince Charming kisses Sleeping Beauty, intending to wake her up. To his astonishment, she turns into a frog and hops off with Kermit.
(First: Episode 0453)
Fall Song
Song "Fall Song"
(First: Episode 1286)
cut from the Noggin version
Grover.Eric
Muppets Muppet and Kid Moments: Grover and Eric observe the differences between fur and skin.
(First: Episode 1642)
Busstopgiant
Cartoon A man sets up a bus stop sign so that a giant can eat the buses that come.
(First: Episode 1176)
cut from the Noggin version
E&Bsharepaper
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is sitting in his chair and reading the paper, when Ernie comes along and starts reading over Bert's shoulder. They decide to share the paper. Ernie rips it in half, which seems to work until Bert realizes that some of his article is on Ernie's half and starts reading over Ernie's shoulder.
(First: Episode 1193)
BusTelephone
Animation Draw a circle around the bus. Cross out the telephone.
(First: Episode 2093)
Sunflowerbells
Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(First: Episode 1181)
BBSnuffyMeet
Insert Big Bird and Snuffy remember when they met ... but their memories are different from one another.
BodyPartShoutOut
Film Body Part Shout-Out
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0264)
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and the earrings promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
(First: Episode 0821)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Biff hangs Salvador Dada's paintings in an art gallery. The one with 2 splotches is called #2, the one with 3 splotches is called #3, and the one with 4 splotches is called #4. However, when Biff figures out the pattern and predicts that the painting with 5 splotches is called #5, but Salvador reveals that he calls that one "Chicken Soup."
(First: Episode 0707)
SusanBobMaria.addition
Cast Susan, Bob, Maria, and Luis give a lesson on addition and subtraction.
(First: Episode 0633)
GoodMorningDoctor
Film A trip to the doctor's office.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0471)
Sporty3
Cartoon Sporty 3 demonstrates his agility in various sports.
(First: Episode 1642)
cut from the Noggin version
RockFlip
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(First: Episode 2021)
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Cartoon Several rabbits try to pull a carrot from the ground
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1473)
cut from the Noggin version
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Celebrity Ricky (Billy Crystal) walks through a letter U, which he thinks is UNBELIEVABLE!
(First: Episode 2083)
Toon.UP
Cartoon A boy needs a letter U to complete the word UP.
(First: Episode 0416)
Ernie.CM.Ukelele
Muppets Ernie displays a ukulele; Cookie Monster plays "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on it, then eats it.
(First: Episode 0047)
Trafficlight
Film Traffic lights
(First: Episode 0131)
Toon.3song
Cartoon 3 song (butterflies, birthday presents, waving pennants etc.)
(First: Episode 0927)
WhenBert'sNotHere
Muppets Ernie is tossing and turning in bed. He sings to the viewers how he feels "When Bert's Not Here."
Film.Spellingbee
Film Students prepare for a spelling bee.
P.Penguin
Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1190)
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SCENE 3 Gordon and Oscar watch as Grundgetta practices "The Trash Bag Waltz."
PforPainting
Cartoon P for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
George nearfar
Animation George the Farmer is "near" when he's on a barrel; he's "far" when he's on the porch.
(First: Episode 0235)
Namethatsound
Muppets Grover is a guest on the game show "Name That Sound."
(First: Episode 1643)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
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SCENE 4 Oscar criticizes Grundgetta's dance work, saying it's too perfect. They both argue about it, as Gordon announces the sponsors.


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