Sesame Street
Uncle Wally Had a Farm
Air date April 30, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors I, J, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Uncle Wally emerges from his apartment, dressed in overalls and a straw hat. He tells David about how he used to be a farmer and the longing for those days inspired him to purchase a small plot of land. David, having helped out on his grandmother's farm, offers to help, but Uncle Wally declines. His plot of land turns out to be a small box of dirt in front of 123 Sesame Street.
Sandi
Cartoon Sandbox I/i.
(First: Episode 0619)
0573s1
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
(First: Episode 0138)
Cameo.jerry01
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog climbs the famous beanstalk and passes Jack on the way who warns him not to go up. He breaches the clouds and meets a giant (played by Jerry Nelson in a cameo).
(First: Episode 1162)
Seasonschange.computer
Animation As the seasons change, so do one's outfits. (early computer graphics)
(First: Episode 1926)
ChaplinLuis.longshort
Cast Charlie Chaplin notices a short thread on Luis' tuxedo, which becomes long as he pulls it, unraveling Luis's trousers!
(First: Episode 1042)
1839zl
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
George tallershorter
Film George the Farmer's ladder gets taller and shorter, as does his box of berries.
(First: Episode 0289)
1800-25
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 0362)
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SCENE 2 Uncle Wally plants the seeds in the dirt. He discovers one left in the package, but he has no room to plant it, nor anyplace else he can put it. Big Bird happens by and offers a solution - he eats the seed.
Pinball 11
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
Film.greenbeans
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Herrykidapples
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and two kids share a bag of apples.
(First: Episode 1018)
CamelsEating
Film A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
Wideopenspaces
Muppets In the woods, a nature-loving baritone (Jim Henson) sings "Ah, For the Joys of the Countryside" about how much he loves the country, without noticing that his surroundings are being converted into a city.
(First: Episode 1008)
2040r
Cartoon Car stuck on tar
(First: Episode 1732)
HeresaLittleSomething--Tire
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer". The object is a tire.
(First: Episode 0179)
Followarrowfollowarrow
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
LindaOneWay
Cast Linda holds up a "One Way" sign for Damion Brown in front of Big Bird's nest construction doors. Damion reads the word, then learns to sign it.
(First: Episode 1066)
0926j
Film Cold things that begin with the letter I
(First: Episode 0618)
EBmovies
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie reacts to a sad, funny, scary movie, to Bert's embarrassment and the annoyance of the other viewers.
(First: Episode 0627)
3164n
Cartoon Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1637)
MarchingBand20
Film A marching band counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0504)
Birdeggs
Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
Toon.Inkbird
Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
Rhymiesatsea
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
CrossItOut
Insert Maria sings "Cross It Out," backed by Susan and Olivia.
(First: Episode 1834)
5ladybugs
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)
DanzaTennis
Muppets / Celebrity Tony Danza and Big Bird play tennis without a ball, and count twenty hits, while Kevin Clash announces.
(First: Episode 2170)
Hotdogbun
Animation Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
(First: Episode 1494)
Noonsign
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
WaiterGrover-HotDogs
Muppets Waiter Grover: The Count has come to order hot dogs - lots of hot dogs. But when Grover refuses to get more hot dogs because the Count will only count them, and not eat them, the Count uses a hypnotism spell to get more.
(First: Episode 0644)
2257t
Cartoon 'j' minuscula
(First: Episode 0475)
Architectfilm
Film Some kids observe a woman drawing pictures of a building, and eventually guess that she's an architect.
(First: Episode 0768)
Wheresquarefit
Animation Where does the square fit?
(First: Episode 1599)
NobelPriceSurprise
SCENE 3 Dr. Nobel Price shows Oscar his new invention - a tiny trash can with a surprise inside. After many guesses, Oscar opens the can, which unleashes balloons, confetti and party music (much to his disgust).
2073q1
Film At a fiesta, a group of kids try to break through a piñata.
(First: Episode 0620)
2head.Shapes
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster looks at different shapes.
(First: Episode 1629)
2356-38
Cartoon Before dinnertime, a boy discovers a worm under a rock and some baby birds in their nest.
(First: Episode 1508)
2059g
Muppets Grover compares himself and the viewer, noting how much they are alike (except for the viewer's lack of blue fur).
(First: Episode 1804)
TheStranger
Cartoon "The Stranger" - a song about a baseball team hesitantly allowing a newcomer to join them, who ends up helping them win the game.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2108)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Gordon is going off to the mountains for a hike. Oscar tries to spoils his trip by pointing out bad things that could happen (such as missing his bus or getting caught in the ran), but Gordon shows how well he has planned for the trip. He even has something in case he gets bored - Dr. Price's "Party in a Can."


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