Sesame Street
A day with Geri Jewell
(repeat of 2065)
Air date November 28, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors D, I, 2
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GeriJewell-SS

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
2065a
SCENE 1 Big Bird skates down the block, when he notices a woman he's never seen before skating past him. She introduces herself as Geri Jewell and explains that she may speak and move differently than Big Bird because she has cerebral palsy. She and Big Bird then skate off together.
Film.Rollerskating
Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
DragonDoctor
Cartoon D for danger, dragon, doctor, dinner, and dessert
HowNowBrown
Muppets How Now Brown and the Moo Wave perform the song "Danger's No Stranger."
(First: Episode 2030)
2train
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Ernie and Bert welcome you
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(First: Episode 0352)
Daddyddream
Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
2065b
SCENE 2 In the Fix-It Shop, David jeers Piri as he racks up a high score on a video game. Geri steps up to play, saying working with a joystick helps improve her coordination. She manages to nearly double Piri's high score and notes, "I also play to win!"
0926n
Cartoon 1-10, 10-1 count with stripes.
(First: Episode 0926)
Count-rocket
Muppets The Count has built a rocket with the help of Dr. Reinbrain and plans to launch it from inside his castle. The two count down from the computer console, but the rocket doesn't take off. Indeed, Count never intended for lift-off; he plans on counting down again and again.
(First: Episode 1306)
1091-18
Film Empty / full cafeteria (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0415)
Shortywaterfountain
Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(First: Episode 0954)
Kidsi
Film The Kids form a capital I.
(First: Episode 0462)
1459.DangerFilm
Film While walking and reading the newspaper, a man barely avoids DANGER on three occasions, but then gets hit by a revolving door.
(First: Episode 0656)
Ssnffarm
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2021)
2257zc
Cartoon Speech Balloon - I: An iron irons the word.
(First: Episode 0314)
2065c

2065d
SCENE 3 Telly has lunch with Geri, but feels bad when he accidentally drops his sandwich on the ground. Geri assures him this happens to all kids, but it was even more difficult for her because of her condition. She recalls her family having to tape a spoon to her hand to help her eat. She goes on to say that with practice, she was able to eat just fine, but claims the only one upset about was the family dog. Telly doesn't understand, when Geri points to Barkley, who chows down on Telly's dropped sandwich.
2485i
Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1171)
Chaplin-Rain
Cast Charlie Chaplin looks for a way to stay dry in the rain.
(First: Episode 1739)
500018
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you want me to keep an eye on your hat?" The man says yes. Harvey then puts a letter I on top of the man's hat, crushing it in the process.
(First: Episode 0288)
Raindance
Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
(First: Episode 1403)
Film.Ibeam
Film An I-beam is molded at a steel factory as heavy industrial-type music underscores the action. The segment ends on a video freeze of the finished beam, which is shaped like the letter "I."
(First: Episode 1077)
Olivia.Windblow
Cast Olivia sings "Listen to the Wind."
(First: Episode 2092)
MSporn.ABCsoup
Cartoon Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1976)
Logcabinfilm
Film Building a log cabin
(First: Episode 0602)
Howmanygame1

Howmanygame2
Muppets Game Show: The How Many Game??
Guy Smiley tells The Two-Headed Monster to find two things in 30 seconds. They bring one bowling ball, four sheep and three cows, all of which don't count. Suddenly, they realize they have two heads, which means they win! Little Bo Peep appears looking for her sheep, a train appears out of nowhere, and the scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2076)
1091-21
Song Joe Raposo sings "Two is You and Me."
(First: Episode 0375)
GeriJewell-SS
SCENE 4 Geri talks with the kids about what they want to be when they grow up. Big Bird wants to be a stand-up comic like Geri and tells his own joke - "Why did King Kong climb up the outside of the Empire State Building? Because he was too big to use the elevator!"
2477f
Cartoon A girl sings about the things she can draw, paint, and sculpt.
(First: Episode 1987)
1091-30
Film George the Farmer demonstrates empty and full.
(First: Episode 0257)
BadBart.bartender
Muppets Old West: Clementine breaks the bad news to everyone: Bad Bart is coming to town to "give someone what they deserve"! She says he will come when the cow moos four times. They listen for it, and first hear a train toot four times, then a dog bark four times, and finally the cow. Bad Bart steps into the saloon, looks for the bartender, and reminds him that last week, he ordered sarsaparilla, but the bartender didn't have it, so he went to another town to get it, and kept him waiting. Bad Bart forgot to pay the bartender for it, so he gives the bartender what he deserves: some coins.
(First: Episode 1940)
2628CartoonGirl
Cartoon A girl draws in her entire body.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1008)
Film.learningtowalk
Film Footage of a baby learning to walk.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0427)
1037c
Cartoon A kid names his own body parts.
(First: Episode 0809)
2065e
SCENE 5 Geri, Big Bird and everyone else on the block skates as Telly announces the sponsors.


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