Sesame Street
Air date February 19, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors N, S, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Nikya assists the Two-Headed Monster as they present the number 2 by counting each of their body parts that come in pairs.
Pinball 02
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #2
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0987)
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
Muppets Mother Goose tries coming up with Little Boy Blue's nursery rhyme.
(First: Episode 1449)
Cartoon Once there were two men. Each had his own idea. One man told his thought to the other man, then the other man told his idea to the first man. Now both men knew twice as much.
(First: Episode 0268)
Muppets / Cast Oscar sings "One of These Things" over a four-way split screen containing Gordon, Bob, David and Slimey, all dressed in tuxedos.
(First: Episode 1904)
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
Muppets Forgetful Jones, Clementine and Buster are in the dark because Forgetful forgot to turn something on. It's not the water, the electric fan, or the radio ... it's the light!
(First: Episode 1690)
Film A piece of construction equipment and a giraffe are shown side-by-side.
(First: Episode 1550)
Animation Different shapes appear inside a circle, until it rounds itself out.
(First: Episode 1861)
Celebrity James Taylor performs "Jellyman Kelly" with a bunch of kids.
(First: Episode 1800)
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2160)
Film Kids narrate a film of how a lift bridge works.
(First: Episode 2253)
Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
Muppets Bob imagines himself in 1789, and meets two of the people in George Washington's neighborhood, the candlemaker and the saddlemaker.
Film David (in voice-over) finds rectangles.
(First: Episode 0481)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
Cartoon A cat catches a TELEPHONE and eats it.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0154)
SCENE 2 At the Day Care Center, Gordon takes the kids out for a walk while Biff and Sully construct a geodesic dome. On his way out, Gordon mentions something he intended to tell them, but can't remember what it was. Biff finds some of the pieces and starts making them into triangles, which is what he assumes Gordon wanted; Sully's protests go unnoticed.
Cartoon A blue triangle looks for his friend in a museum.
(First: Episode 1522)
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Muppets On the vaudeville stage, Big Bird and Snuffy identify S words and tell gum-wrapper jokes.
(First: Episode 2020)
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)

Muppets On Vacation with Guy Smiley
Guy Smiley and his tour guide have difficulty taking pictures of animals in the jungle because of Guy's uncontrollably loud voice. A tiger recognizes him, and offers to take a picture of him and some other animals. "Say TREES!"
(First: Episode 1877)
Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0783)
SCENE 3 Gordon and the kids return, where Biff has finished putting together the dome, which takes up the entire room. Gordon points out that Biff was supposed to make it outside.
Cartoon A green man demonstrates dark and light.
(First: Episode 1129)
Film Snow in the city
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0429)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 1
Counting to 2 is not very exciting.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon Yo-yo elevator
(EKA: Episode 1971)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 2
Nobody's favorite number is 2.
(First: Episode 1156)
Animation It's a monkey
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1767)
Muppets Grover demonstrates the number 2: Part 3
The huge visual aid falls on Grover.
(First: Episode 1156)
Cartoon A man counts 40 stars at night.
(First: Episode 2243)
SCENE 4 Miss Trump starts a game of hide-and-seek with the kids, though Snuffy isn't as enthused - he's much too big to hide himself. He instead offers to help the kids hide by having them all hide behind him - "I may not be good at hiding, but I'm a great hiding place!"
Film Tomatoes grow in a field. (edited)
(First: Episode 0084)
Muppets Ernie and Bert go see a silent movie, "The Picnic" (starring Maria as Charlie Chaplin and Linda as the girl).
(First: Episode 2071)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit the Frog demonstrates to the viewer how your neck moves to different positions without moving your body, and how you'd have to move your body at different positions without your neck. In the process, he falls off his mushroom. "All in all, I'd say it's a good thing we have our necks," he says.
(First: Episode 2178)
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0279)
Film People jump.
(First: Episode 0774)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
SCENE 5 Snuffy is now "it" in the game and finds all the kids, except for Miss Trump, who is hiding behind a newspaper in Hooper's Store. Gordon announces the sponsors.

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