Sesame Street
Dwayne the Dragon gets lost
Air date January 29, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors M, P, 2


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Mr. Snuffleupagus tells Bob and Maria about a very incredible visitor concealed behind the doors. He describes him to the two and it turns out his new friend is a large, horn-playing dragon named Dwayne.
Cartoon A hand draws a castle with a growling dragon inside, which scares the princess until her knight in shining armor leads the dragon away.
(First: Episode 0932)
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
Muppets / Cast "Singing in the Shower" - Olivia, Ernie, Oscar, and Big Bird sing about how they like to sing in their various modes of cleaning (shower, bathtub, mudbath, and birdbath).
(First: Episode 1834)
Animation Counting 6 red balls
(First: Episode 0278)

SCENE 2 Snuffy tells Bob and Maria that Dwayne can be very emotional, which they see first-hand as he describes how he got to Sesame Street. Dwayne used to live in the Kingdom of Gorf, but one day, his best friend Sir Steve forgot to feed him his usual crunchy vegetables and gooey peanut butter. Dwayne finds out he was instead playing with Princess Thelma. So, Dwyane ran off into the Gorfwood Forest and got lost, somehow ending up on Sesame Street and meeting "Sir Snuffy." Bob goes off to call the police to see if they can help in any way. Dwayne starts to feel homesick and sings a bit of a popular song from home - "Can you tell me how to get, how to get to the Kingdom of Gorf?"
Cartoon Light and heavy (ball and seal)
(First: Episode 0785)
Song "Brothers Song"
(First: Episode 1476)
Celebrity John Moschitta, Jr. plays Porter Pepper of Peter Piper's "P" Products, which produces products that begin with the letter "P". He mentions that two of his clients were Peter Pan and Pablo Picasso until Peter Piper, the boss, gives him a phone call. Pepper now presents a new problem: Peter Piper's "P" Products has been purchased, and is now Sam Singer's "S" Stuff Store. Pepper, without stalling, summons his staff to stand by, switches his products to stuff, and searches for snacks and saucers.
(First: Episode 2061)
Typewriter P
Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(First: Episode 0782)
SCENE 3 Bob reports that the police have notified Sir Steve and he will be arriving on Sesame Street soon. In the meantime, Snuffy and Dwayne sing "Still, We Like Each Other."
Cartoon Train #2
(First: Episode 0353)

Muppets Ernie & BertThe Count Sleeps Over at Ernie & Bert's (Part 1)
The Count sleeps in Bert's bed while Bert sleeps on the couch. Ernie tells The Count that he can count sheep to get to sleep, but it never dawned on Ernie that the Count never gets tired of counting. He stays up all night counting sheep, to Ernie's detriment.
(First: Episode 0941)
Cartoon A man circles the number 1, draws a line to the number 2, follows the arrows to the number 3 (and crosses out), underlines the number, draws a door, and goes through it.
(First: Episode 2067)
Muppets Ernie & Bert: The Count Sleeps Over At Ernie & Bert's (Part 2)
It's the next morning. The Count had a good night, but he didn't sleep. His counting kept Ernie up, and now Ernie is walking and counting like a zombie.
(First: Episode 0941)
Film A CERRADO sign spins around. A girl tries opening the door, but it's closed.
(First: Episode 0937)
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(First: Episode 0762)
Kermit's 2
Muppets Kermit the Frog draws the number 2 on-screen. The Two-Headed Monster then shows up as a visual aid.
(First: Episode 1479)
Film Marching band cymbal crash #2
(First: Episode 0527)
Muppets Game Show: To Tell A Face
The object of the game is to identify the face of a relative. The contestant in this skit is Baby Bobby, who must identify his grandmother.
(First: Episode 2125)
Cartoon Light and heavy (bird falls on man)
(First: Episode 0785)
Insert Three of These Kids (upside-down girl)
(First: Episode 0413)
Cartoon Me and My M
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1545)

Insert While fixing Big Bird's record player, Luis tells him of a story he's reading about Captain Swashbuckle, a pirate. He tells Big Bird a synopsis of what he's read so far, but Big Bird throws several ideas what happens next, such as Swashbuckle having run-ins with a giant fish and bird. Luis reads him the remainder of the story: Captain Swashbuckle is sailing in a storm, when Luis' phone rings, and he must put the story on hold. Big Bird then thinks up the obvious ending - the bad guys call Swashbuckle and call off the fight because of rain.
(First: Episode 2173)
Cartoon Melvin the Moving Man has magnificent muscles.
Music: Dick Lavsky and Alan Cagan, Narrator: Allen Swift
(First: Episode 0207)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play."
(First: Episode 0047)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster fights over the letters P and R, one of them displaying P foods and the other one displaying R foods (and a radio). They have a picnic, which is cut short due to rain.
(First: Episode 1574)
Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
SCENE 4 Sir Steve finally arrives and demonstrates how he always speaks in rhyme.
Cartoon Two crows sing "Stones Don't Grow."
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1715)
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
Cartoon A monster sees a box that keeps opening and closing, saying "Abierto" and "Cerrado."
(First: Episode 0771)
Muppets Farley sings "Figure It Out."
(First: Episode 1626)
Cartoon A report on homes around the world.
(First: Episode 1711)
Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
(First: Episode 0481)
SCENE 5 Snuffy and Dwayne bid farewell as he and Sir Steve head back home to their kingdom. Sir Steve sings along to the closing theme, asking directions to Gorf. Maria does her best to help as Bob announces the sponsors.

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