Sesame Street
Big Bird and Officer George look for Barkley
(repeat of 2095)
Air date December 19, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Sponsors A, E, 12
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 While cleaning his nest, Big Bird tells the viewer that everyone has gone downtown except for him and Susan, who is busy watching a football game. He also states that Barkley is around, but can't find him. He briefly thinks he also hopped a bus downtown before realizing dogs don't have money. He starts wandering around looking for Barkley, unaware the dog is closer than he thinks.
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
2477e
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper: Do Ya Have an A on Ya?
(First: Episode 0293)
Boywithnoknees
Cartoon A boy is drawn, but he doesn't have knees at first.
(First: Episode 0954)
OneFineFace
Muppets Ernie and Elmo sing about the parts that make up "One Fine Face."
(First: Episode 2220)
1261-Circles
Cartoon It's a circle!
(First: Episode 0550)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird hasn't found Barkley yet, but sees a police officer, Officer George Patinkin (Mandy Patinkin), on the block. He describes Barkley to the officer, who drops the case when he realizes the missing individual is a dog, not a person. Big Bird convinces him to help and leads him to his nest where he last saw Barkley. The dog follows them, unnoticed, and gets shut out when they close the door.
2293s
Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(First: Episode 1222)
LettersCDROM-big
Cartoon Knights use different words for "big."
Aritst: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1985)
Chaplin-Rain
Cast Charlie Chaplin looks for a way to stay dry in the rain.
(First: Episode 1739)
Ringmaster12
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird struggles with pronouncing Officer Patinkin's last name, but the officer lets Big Bird call him by his first name, George, instead. Only now, Big Bird can't pronounce "officer." They continue their search, as Barkley sleeps right outside the door.
DirectionsToMapleStreet
Cartoon A man needs directions to Maple Street. A citizen gives him a complicated set of directions, while a little girl points out they're already there.
(First: Episode 2095)
Khome.ears
Muppets Grover the Salesman: Grover wants to sell Kermit the Frog some earmuffs, but Kermit doesn't have ears, so Grover gives Kermit some big human ears.
(First: Episode 0800)
Strongmen
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
Twelvia
Cartoon "The Story of Princess Twelvia".
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1676)
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SCENE 4 Barkley wakes up and chases after a boy on his bicycle, just before Big Bird and George exit the nest. Officer George thinks Barkley has just gone off and will come back eventually like he always does. He claims he can't help any longer, as this is search is taking up his lunch hour and he hasn't eaten yet. He resolves to stay and help Big Bird anyhow, and two go inside 123 Sesame Street to check with Susan. Barkley, behind the banister the whole time, now goes off following another kid.
Do-with-a-pet
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
1576-Bird
Film An osprey flies around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0324)
Song.fuzzyblueorange
Muppets Grover, Herry, Cookie Monster and Frazzle sing "Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)."
(First: Episode 1644)
1246-Fortune
Cartoon Miss Fortune makes guesses about a dog.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0483)
Sugarbeet
Song "Beet Beet, Sugar Beet."
(First: Episode 1171)
2059h
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(First: Episode 0370)
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SCENE 5 Susan hasn't seen Barkley either, so Big Bird suggests they say the alphabet, for no real reason at all. Once they reach Z, Barkley alerts them of his presence. Big Bird celebrates that the alphabet helped and that Barkley's returned.
Enterexitdoors
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
2head.Seatbelt
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(First: Episode 1966)
ZooEscape
Cartoon A crocodile, snake, and kangaroo all cooperate to escape from the zoo and get ice cream.
(First: Episode 1577)
1396i
Muppets Grover reads "The Cursed Prince" (David turns into Kermit)
(First: Episode 0969)
Typewriter.A
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0770)
2095doctor
SCENE 6 Issac pretends to be a doctor while Telly Monster pretends that Freddy is a patient receiving a check-up.
LlamaDentist
Song "Llama at Dentist Song"
(First: Episode 1241)
KermitMarlena
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Marlena observe their knees.
(First: Episode 1162)
Lion.Wetpaint
Cartoon A painter pops out of a box and paints a lion, then hangs a "wet paint" sign on it.
(First: Episode 1179)
Sg-boxes
Muppets Super Grover: Janet Fringle needs help carrying many boxes. Super Grover suggests gluing them together, but she eventually figures out that taking them one at a time will work.
(First: Episode 0588)
Toon.A.Space
Cartoon A for astronaut, airplane, airport and automobile.
Noimage
Transition Bridge #10 - Bricks Bridge A (0:37)
(EKA: Episode 0295)
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SCENE 7 Officer George returns to his beat. Big Bird invites him to join his friends at the park on Sunday. Big Bird says, "Isn't it great, Barkley? We're gonna have Sunday in the Park with Ossifer George!" He and Barkley start playing as Officer George announces the sponsors and the credits follow.


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