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Sesame Street
Luis Gets New Glasses
Air date December 30, 1986
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors I, J, 4
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis's vision is limited, which makes it difficult for him to do his job. A teenage customer, Jennifer, suggests he get his eyes checked.
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Film Six apples minus three equals three
1041dangertheater.jpg Film Children in a movie theater tell a man on the screen not to open a door that says "DANGER" on it. He opens it, and there's an explosion.
(First: Episode 0526)
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Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
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Cartoon I-Ink (Angry Bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: HONK
(First: Episode 1653)
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Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend
(First: Episode 1471)
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SCENE 2 Luis goes for an eye check-up at the office of Dr. Elliott (Shawn Elliott).
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Cartoon Four Ducks
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1481)
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Muppets Four Anything Muppet cheerleaders give four big cheers for the number 4.
Spanish soundtrack
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
cut from the Noggin version
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Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
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Muppets Song: This Is My J (Biff)
(First: Episode 1169)
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SCENE 3 Luis tries on different pairs of glasses.
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Cartoon Dry and Wet (near swimming pool)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
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Song "What Do People Do All Day?"
(First: Episode 1511)
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Cartoon The 'J' Train with commentary by Daws Butler
(First: Episode 1169)
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Cast Big Bird sings the alphabet while Bob plays glasses of water.
(First: Episode 1344)
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Cartoon Mystery footprints
(First: Episode 1056)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Grover volunteers to assist the Amazing Mumford in his suspension act. Grover will get on top of a platform, and Mumford will pull the pillar off from underneath, and the platform will not fall. The trick works, so Grover decides to try it himself, with Herry Monster as his assistant. Grover can't pull it off, and Herry falls.
(First: Episode 0292)
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Cartoon 'j' minuscula
(First: Episode 0475)
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Celebrity Tony Danza jumps rope with the kids.
(First: Episode 2162)
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Cartoon The Carrot
Bruce Cayard
cut from the Noggin version
(First: Episode 1132)
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Muppets Cookie Monster stars in "The Ballad of Casey McPhee"
(First: Episode 0516)
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Cartoon Man stacks blocks to make a staircase
(First: Episode 1335)
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Film Three dolphins jump together.
(First: Episode 0222)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wakes up and tells Bert it's time to get up, but notices that Bert isn't in his bed. He slowly ponders what happened to his best friend, coming to the conclusion that maybe some Martians took him away in their spaceship. As it turns out, Bert just got up early to fix some oatmeal. Ernie is relieved... until a real spaceship lands and the Martians enter the room.
(First: Episode 1208)
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Cartoon "Five Baby Oysters"
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SCENE 4 Luis explains to the viewer that it's important to clean your glasses as he dries his off his pair with a cloth. Oscar calls Luis over to show off Fluffy's invention β€” self-cleaning eye-glasses. Luis tries them on, and presses the wired remote which activates small wind-shield wipers on each lens. Oscar praises Fluffy's brilliance, though Luis points out that the lenses would have to be wet in order for the wipers to work. Oscar tells Luis to take it up with Fluffy, which of course results in him getting squirted with water.
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Cartoon Splash (girl on beach)
(First: Episode 0996)
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Film Mad Painter #4
(First: Episode 0344)
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Cartoon A baby looks at a DANGER sign and imagines what it means
(First: Episode 0933)
cut from the Noggin version
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Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "When I Listen".
(First: Episode 1760)
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Cartoon I for iron
(First: Episode 0314)
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Muppets Clementine plays a game with the viewer to see if they can guess what Forgetful Jones is riding on.
(First: Episode 2218)
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Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(First: Episode 0467)
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Cartoon What if I looked like George Washington...
(First: Episode 0586)
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SCENE 5 Luis reads a story to the kids while wearing his new glasses. Oscar announces the sponsors


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