Sesame Street
Slimey's new girlfriend
Air date December 23, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Production October 19, 1986
Sponsors B, D, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
DavidSkates01

DavidSkates02
Insert David struggles to roller-skate down Sesame Street. Big Bird helps him to Hooper's Store and reminds him that "practice makes perfect." David imagines being a great skater: in his fantasy, he roller-skates through Central Park with ease. Back in reality, David skates on his own and falls down, but he doesn't mind.
Music: "What Makes Music?"
(First: Episode 1559)
1186g
Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
2040o
Muppets An Anything Muppet asks another "Is this the D train?" A subway train then arrives, letting out several letter Ds.
(First: Episode 1493)
2293c
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Ssnews.hickory
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". Gladys the Cow and a duck show up instead. Finally, a horse comes in and explains that the mouse can't make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
Junglebed
Cartoon A boy imagines staying in the jungle at night when he goes to sleep.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers form a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Lost5cartoon
Cartoon A lost number 5 looks for his brother.
(First: Episode 0934)
The Greatest Love of All
Celebrity George Benson sings "The Greatest Love of All" (with Michael Masser on piano) to some children.
(First: Episode 1309)
Splasho.Beforeafter
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho demonstrates before & after.
(First: Episode 0694)
2head.HOP
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "hop" and starts hopping.
(First: Episode 1482)
Film-AllByMyself
Song "All By Myself"
(First: Episode 2044)
CountErnie
Muppets The Count hires Ernie to answer his phone so that he won't be bothered with calls while he is counting. However, when the phone rings, the Count wants to count the rings, and won't let Ernie pick up the phone until it's too late. "I told you it wouldn't be easy," the Count explains.
(First: Episode 0539)
Girlsandcastle.oldschool
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
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)
Crocodile2.IshuPatel
Animation It's a crocodile
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1663)
2508c
SCENE 1 Maria finds Oscar upset, because Slimey's got a new girlfriend - Scuzzina the caterpillar. Oscar doesn't think the relationship will work, because they're too different. Oscar also adds that Scuzzina will eventually turn into a butterfly or a moth; he can't tell which at this point. Sure enough, Scuzzina crawls into her cocoon, ready to transform...but into what?
2628DangerElephant
Cartoon Many Dangers
(First: Episode 1387)
Cookie Danger David
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster asks David to read a DANGER sign.
(First: Episode 0279)
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
Painter5
Film The Mad Painter #5
(First: Episode 0345)
Goldfishsubtraction
Animation 5 goldfish, take away 2, leaves 3.
Erniebeforeafter
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
PushPull-02
Cartoon Several circles try to get past a large square.
(First: Episode 1486)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar checks out a crumpled napkin left beside Scuzzina's cocoon, which has a goodbye poem written on it. Slimey cries a little and blows his nose in the poem.
Everybodysleeps
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps."
(First: Episode 0406)
Noonsign
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1173)
Seasonssong
Cartoon "Four Seasons"
(First: Episode 0276)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Slimey lightly taps on the cocoon, until Oscar stops him and reminds him this won't wake her up any faster.
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Khome.polliwog
Muppets Kermit sings about his youth, or as he calls it, "My Polliwog Ways".
(First: Episode 1443)
Toon.fromtadpoletofrog
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Now, Slimey tries to bring Scuzzina out with some sounds from his bugle.
Alaluna
Film A Latino boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
BabyHonker
Muppets Three Honkers teach a newly-hatched baby Honker to honk.
(First: Episode 1616)
1845l
Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(EKA: Episode 0716)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Scuzzina finally emerges from the cocoon, transformed into a moth. Oscar celebrates by providing her with a rotten apple.
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
Butterflies
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Dconstruction
Cartoon Workmen construct a D building, filled with everything that begins with D.
(First: Episode 0406)
SimonTransportationSounds
Muppets Simon Soundman has the viewers guess what sound he is making. He makes the sound of a train, car, and a horse. When Simon makes the sound of the horse, a cowboy uses his lasso to capture Simon, mistaking him for a real horse.
(First: Episode 0294)
1186i
Cartoon Dogs cheer D-O-G and fight with cats.
(First: Episode 1148)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Maria sees how the little bug friends are doing. Scuzzina takes Slimey for a ride in the air, as Oscar announces the sponsors.


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