Sesame Street
Air date April 24, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors O, W, 8
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
2505a

2505b
SCENE 1 Oscar the Grouch warns Chip and Dip to stay away from his trash can, but it only prompts them to sing a song about how they are the same with the exception of their voices.
1708l
Cartoon 8 Bats
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1552)
0573g

0573g1
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Cookie Monster helps Ernie match mittens, shoes, and gloves and put them away. Guess how he puts away two matching cookies.
(First: Episode 0135)
Painter8
Film Mad Painter #8
(First: Episode 0326)
InuitSong
Cartoon "Song of the Inuit Child"
(First: Episode 2112)
Gloveschoolyard
Cartoon A schoolyard of gloves invites other gloves to join them.
(First: Episode 1481)
MumfordFrankie
Insert Frankie assists the Amazing Mumford in his latest show, where he identifies the shapes that Mumford pulls from his hat.
(First: Episode 1583)
Kingofeight
Animation The King of Eight
(First: Episode 0255)
MiamiMice.CERRADO
Muppets Miami Mice
Ernie goes to a repair shop to pick up his broken Rubber Duckie, but neither he nor the mice can get into the shop because it's cerrado.
Film.Slowmotion
Film A boy imagines seeing everything in slow-motion.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0676)
MariaLinda.Same
Cast (Same and Different) Maria and Linda dress the same, then Linda dresses differently.
(First: Episode 1819)
20numbersinboat
Cartoon A ship captain orders the numbers 1-20 into a boat - which promptly sinks.
Artist: Harvey Kurtzman
(First: Episode 0614)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Slimey helps out at the Fix-It Shop, when Maria and Luis hear a loud, growling sound. The two assume it's the other's stomach growling, but it turns out to be tiny Slimey's stomach. Luis provides their helper an apple to chow down on.
2499-Measure
Cartoon An orange creature shows things that measure.
(EKA: Episode 1969)
Woodhorse
Film A man carves a wooden horse.
Music: Joe Raposo
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
Soup or Sandwich
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup and a sandwich, and says that he wants the sandwich before the soup. When Grover comes with the sandwich, Mr. Johnson has changed his mind and wants the soup first. When Grover comes with the soup, Mr. Johnson has decided that he wants the sandwich first. Grover ends up giving Mr. Johnson both the soup and sandwich, so he can decide what to eat first. Mr. Johnson tells Grover that he has decided to get a cup of coffee, then the soup and the sandwich.
(First: Episode 1330)
Wih.Witch
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
2269s
Cartoon A beaver does his exercises, while his friends make fun of him. He then uses his strength to save his friends when the dam breaks.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 2067)
Forgetful.Cosby
Muppets / Celebrity Forgetful Jones has gathered Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe, and Keshia Knight Pulliam to help him with something, but he can't remember what it is. One by one, each kid has to leave, leaving Forgetful alone. At the last minute, Forgetful remembers what he wanted the kids to help him with: to explain what subtraction is.
(First: Episode 2165)
Bearsinthebed
Cartoon "Five Bears in the Bed" get subtracted as they fall off the bed.
(First: Episode 1231)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
1706m
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pillow.
(First: Episode 1669)
2963-D5
Cartoon Stop-frame animation of a girl on a beach, reading a book containing pictures of various sea creatures that come to life as she comes to their pages.
(First: Episode 1434)
Noimage
SCENE 3 At night, Hoots the Owl plays his sax, when Grandma Harriet comes to the window. After a moment, the two realize who the other is. The two sing a song about Hoots' extended family and how they're doing.
Overandoverhorse
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
Artist: John Paratore
(First: Episode 0173)
Film.babylearnstowalk
Film Human and animal babies learn to walk.
(First: Episode 1728)
Forgetful-notahorse
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Name That Sound!" with contestant Mr. Honker. Mr. Honker honks when guessing sounds in this game show, but since Guy Smiley can't understand his honks, Mr. Honker brings the objects in. Sounds include a cow (to which he brings in Gladys the Cow), a horse (which he brings in Buster the Horse, accompanied by Forgetful Jones, who forgets whether or not he's a horse), and a fire engine (which Mr. Honker brings, full of honkers).
(First: Episode 1957)
1800-8
Animation Three rocks use different methods to get across a lake.
Artist: Al Jarnow
(First: Episode 1459)
Word.ICE
Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(First: Episode 1177)
Toon.Orange
Cartoon O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0673)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Harriet and Hoots join Big Bird in his nest, recalling some memories of when they knew each other many years ago, before Big Bird and even David were born.



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