Sesame Street
The Adventures of Senor Zero!
Air date February 12, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors Q, X, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Biff and Sully take a break from doing some building work out on the street. As Biff tries to trade lunches with Sully, they see Barkley run past, followed by Linda with his leash, unaware of where he went. Biff goes to find someone who can sign to help her, while Sully does it himself. Linda thanks him, while Biff takes all the credit. Biff encourages Sully to help further by giving him his sandwich.
1186c
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1170)
MissMyX
Celebrity Patti LaBelle sings "Oh, How I Miss My X."
(First: Episode 2168)
SSBrandX
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Pigeon Book
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie doesn't think pigeons are able to laugh at Bert's pigeon jokes, but he's wrong ...
(First: Episode 1287)
1576h
Animation A stop-motion-animated train runs out of track.
(First: Episode 1447)
George fastslow
Film George the Farmer demonstrates "fast" and "slow" by going back and forth on a fence, and in a rocking chair.
(EKA: Episode 0288)
DangerWormCrosing
Insert Gordon watches as Oscar teaches Slimey about crossing the street safely.
(First: Episode 1650)
FastandSlowCookies
Muppets Ernie promises Cookie Monster that he's not going to be tricked out of his plate of cookies this time. Cookie Monster asks Ernie if he's going to eat his cookies fast or slow and demonstrates by eating the plate of cookies, and in the process finishes the entire plate.
(First: Episode 0989)
ShadowCow
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a cow.
(First: Episode 0630)
Elephantneedsdirections
Cartoon An elephant asks Nesbitt for directions to the zoo, but won't listen to him long enough.
Artist: Janet Perlman
(First: Episode 1631)
2head.Hiccups
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster tries to cure itself of hiccups.
(First: Episode 1318)
Octopusband
Cartoon "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
LikeMyName
Insert Bob and Olivia talk with two kids about names, then sing "I Like My Name."
(First: Episode 1169)
Elephant toon
Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
OscarsCasa
Muppets Oscar's CASA is drawn.
(First: Episode 2095)
Film.Slowmotion
Film A boy imagines seeing everything in slow-motion.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0676)
Ssnews.humpty
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(First: Episode 0657)
Cavemancars
Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
(First: Episode 0558)
BigBirdXUpsideDown
Muppets Big Bird presents the letter X, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 1426)
Animaldoctor
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(EKA: Episode 1016)
Qwords
Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0048)
ThisisYourLunch
Muppets Construction worker Sally Smith is the surprise contestant of the on-location game "This Is Your Lunch." Sally must guess the contents of her lunchbox correctly after each food item gives her clues.
(First: Episode 1631)
Cuatro
Animation El Numero Cuatro (Luis voice-over)
(First: Episode 2116)
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SCENE 2 Luis counts bags of nails as he removes them from a box. Count von Count happens by and counts them backwards. When he mentions that there are zero bags in the box, Luis goes into a trance and runs off to water his cactus. A mystery, black-dressed figured swooshes in - it's Señor Zero! He slaps a zero on the box, then makes a daring exit. Luis returns right after and the Count asks if he happens to own a black mask.
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
Meyosong
Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "Me" in both English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0372)
Toon-WhatsThatCircle
Cartoon Kids guess what two circles drawn onscreen will become. They turn out to be the eye of a friendly monster.
(First: Episode 0248)
2477o
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
Overalls
Cartoon A baby bird falls from a tree. A boy puts him back, and in return, the mother bird saves the boy from embarrassment.
(First: Episode 0550)
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SCENE 3 Mr. Macintosh has given Telly Monster three bananas, which he plans on sharing with the kids and Luis. He gets in line behind the kids and when his turn comes, Telly notices he has no bananas. Luis, getting that strange feeling again, darts off, believing his goldfish is calling. Just then, Señor Zero appears and puts a 0 on the plate. When Luis comes back, Telly notices the resemblance between the two...only their outfits are much different.
1037q
Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(First: Episode 0794)
Eskimohome
Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
1447-Whales
Film Kids narrate footage of whales.
(First: Episode 1266)
0871k
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment
Herry & John-John observe a letter Q.
(First: Episode 0571)
0871p
Cartoon The Typewriter: "Q", Quiet
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0768)
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SCENE 4 Telly tells Maria all about Señor Zero. As they announce the sponsors, Señor Zero swings past behind them. Luis, in normal attire, strolls by right after.


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