Sesame Street
Air date February 9, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Tom Dunsmuir
Sponsors F, T, 7
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly describes the planned-out wake up call he has for Oscar. He realizes it's 7 o'clock and bangs on the can with a hammer, yelling "Yoo hoo, Oscar, rise and shine!" Oscar starts to yell at him for waking him up so early, which is exactly why he arranged the wake up call in the first place.
Cartoon I Thought a Thought: Circle
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0247)
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(First: Episode 0283)
Film Mad Painter #7
(First: Episode 0314)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
Muppets On a cold day, the Twiddlebugs try to figure out what they should close to make themselves warm. After they try closing a book, a lunchbox and their mouths, Tina sees they must close the door. Once they're warm, they decide to go outside, but can't find what they should open.
(First: Episode 1621)
Song "My Sister and I"
(First: Episode 1643)
SCENE 2 The Two-Headed Monster mimics Gordon during his morning workout routine, including dropping the weight on his foot.
Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1530)
Animation A kerosene lamp assembles itself in stop-motion.
(First: Episode 1473)
Muppets A group of female Anything Muppets sing about the many things "Women Can Be."
(First: Episode 0773)
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
SCENE 3 Big Bird does some exploring while Maria tries fixing an electric train. Since he can't explore Alaska due to its far distance, he decides to explore why the train won't start. He follows a chord inside the Fix-It Shop and discovers the train hasn't been plugged in this whole time.
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(First: Episode 0785)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tells Bert about his so-called "boring" day at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0020)
Film A flock of sheep crosses the river.
(First: Episode 1165)
Muppets Two Anything Muppets (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson) use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
(First: Episode 0905)
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
SCENE 4 Since Oscar was woken up so early, he's going to take an afternoon nap now. He orders Telly to sing him a lullaby over and over. Telly points out this isn't working, but Oscar sees this as a good thing - he can be even grouchier now.
Cartoon The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
(First: Episode 2243)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Dialing for Prizes Movie."
(First: Episode 0629)
There's a Bird on Me
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon Que es Esto?: Horse
(First: Episode 1974)
Muppets Kermit talks about his favorite subject - frogs. Gladys the Cow assists by being a cow frog wearing goggles, air tank, and froggy foot paddles. Gladys asks Kermit how it would feel to be a cow and he replies feeling glad to be a frog. Gladys puts a cow's horns, ears, and a bell on Kermit.
(First: Episode 2206)
Cartoon Either none, some or all of a pony's legs are on the ground as it runs and trots.
(First: Episode 1719)
SCENE 5 The Two-Headed Monster have Maria fix their broken letter T. When its repaired, they use it to tap, play tag, then tickle Maria.
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Danny oscar bus stop
Muppets / Celebrity Danny DeVito arrives at a bus stop, where Oscar and Bruno are also waiting. Oscar explains that it's a Grouch bus stop, which means the bus doesn't stop for them.
(First: Episode 2145)
Film A kid marching band forms a circle.
(First: Episode 0517)
Cartoon Sign Man: TAXI
(First: Episode 1136)
Muppets At night, Grover thinks he hears noises in the dark. When he sees a shadow on the wall, he cowers under the covers - but the shadow turns out to be his Mommy.
(First: Episode 0397)
Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog and fantastic.
(First: Episode 1102)
SCENE 6 The Two-Headed Monster recite a poem they've written for Miles, which is total monster gibberish except for his name and words that rhyme with it.
Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
Animation Slide puzzle: Ernie
(First: Episode 0403)
Cartoon A peacock counts 20 feathers on his tail.
(First: Episode 0406)
Muppets Baby Breeze participates in Headball at Roosevelt Franklin Stadium. His question: what would you do if your ball rolled into the street?
(First: Episode 0877)
Film A still of construction equipment fades into a shot of a parrot.
(First: Episode 1535)
If I Were
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "If I Were."
(First: Episode 1676)
Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(First: Episode 0955)
SCENE 7 The Two-Headed Monster announces the sponsors.

Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 2285 Episode 2287
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+