Sesame Street
Oscar preps for the Pork Stakes race
(repeat of 2023)
Air date December 4, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors V, W, 2
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Oscar and the kids prepare his pet pig, Spot, for the Pork Stakes race about to occur in his trash can. David joins as they watch the pigs race through mud, splattering David in the process. Spot comes out victorious.
Film "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
Cartoon Super 2 solves problems by doubling things.
(First: Episode 1643)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The First Day of School
(First: Episode 1628)
Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
Film A man bounces a ball up the steps, and then it falls down the steps.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0435)
Animation "¡Él juega beisbol!"
(First: Episode 2101)
Cast Luis and Maria sing "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(First: Episode 2062)
Cartoon The Typewriter: W, Wall
(First: Episode 0790)
Video Scanimate kids intro
(First: Episode 0798)

SCENE 2 Big Bird and Michelle get ready to go jogging with Mr. Snuffleupagus, who arrives on the scene with his running shoes. He confesses he can't participate, as his shoe is untied and it takes very long to tie it with a snuffle. Michelle is able to tie it quickly and they all take off, but Snuffy gets stuck in the doorway. Big Bird and Michelle stay with him and jog in place.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Animation A stop-motion-animated train runs out of track.
(First: Episode 1447)
Muppets Polly Darton sings "Counting One to Five."
(First: Episode 1810)
Film A man karate chops 5 boards.
(First: Episode 0469)
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0526)
Film Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
Film A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0476)
Cartoon Before dinnertime, a boy discovers a worm under a rock and some baby birds in their nest.
(First: Episode 1508)
People in Your Neighborhood - Olivia and David
SCENE 3 An Anything Muppet man strolls onto the street to see the types of people who work there. He begins to sing "The People in Your Neighborhood," with Olivia singing about her job as a photographer and David singing about being a shopkeeper.
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
Muppets Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
(First: Episode 2068)
Cartoon Small v ... for voom, voice, violin, etc.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0167)
Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 5 + 1 = 6.
(First: Episode 0548)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: Upstairs, Downstairs
(First: Episode 1162)
Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
Celebrity Yo-Yo Ma plays the first Menuett from Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 in the arbor.
(First: Episode 2210)
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)

Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(First: Episode 0395)
Cartoon What's missing? (a guitar)
(First: Episode 1971)
Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2160)
ABC Cookie Monster
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit & Joey sing The Alphabet Song.
(First: Episode 0426)
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Film A mailman on horseback delivers mail in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky.
(First: Episode 0493)
Cartoon An alien comes across a pair of tree trunks; one with multi-colored leaves, the other without. He finds and grows leaves to mount on the other tree, then strings a hammock between the two.
(First: Episode 1451)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are camping. It's time for them to sleep, but Ernie keeps distracting Bert by pointing out the various sounds that they hear.
(First: Episode 1808)
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
SCENE 4 Snuffy is sleeping over at Big Bird's, but neither of them can fall asleep without a bedtime story. Big Bird calls out for a grown-up, with no response. He resolves to make up his own story, which puts Snuffy to sleep quickly. However, Big Bird wakes him up so he can tell him a bedtime story. A cycle soon begins...
Cartoon A bear counts 5 clouds.
Muppets Two-Headed Monster shares a pillow.
(First: Episode 1669)
SCENE 5 As Big Bird finishes his latest story, he realizes this strategy isn't working. They both agree to tell each other a story at the same time, putting them both to sleep in an instant.

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