Sesame Street
Luis' missing watch
Air date March 11, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors A, S, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Chip and Dip take offense when Bob can't tell the two apart. He sings a song about his perspective of the situation, but promises to be more mindful of their differences in the future. The two cats then scurry off with his lunch.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Film Marching band forms a square
(First: Episode 0514)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Trading Game" with contestants Oscar the Grouch and Sally Screamer.
(First: Episode 0279)
Cartoon A mother hen sings to her new hatchling about crossing the street.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 1974)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a question, but Bert is reading the newspaper. Ernie hums and talks to Rubber Duckie until Bert gives up reading the paper in exasperation. Then Ernie can ask his question: Can he borrow the newspaper?
(First: Episode 0042)
Cartoon Five Swans
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1460)
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
(First: Episode 1487)
Celebrity The Professor (Sid Caesar) talks to the kids about the nose. A Honker adds one can honk their nose.
(First: Episode 2035)
Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
(First: Episode 0063)
Song Olivia sings "The Riddle."
(First: Episode 1721)
Cartoon An orange ball tries to pet a green ball, which growls, scaring him away.
(First: Episode 2118)
Muppets Biff hangs numbers under Salvador Dada's paintings in an art museum.
(First: Episode 0707)
Cartoon A for Acrobats
(First: Episode 0797)
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
(First: Episode 1960)
Cartoon "¡Él juega fútbol!"
(First: Episode 2104)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Polly count five fingers.
(First: Episode 0279)
Square cartoon
Cartoon A square is fit into many different things, such as a truck, window, television, etc.
(First: Episode 0316)
Insert Piri names body parts as he breakdances, with Maria, Olivia, David and the children looking on.
(First: Episode 2062)
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(First: Episode 0158)
Muppets Grover asks The Amazing Mumford if he could make his carrot disappear, provided that some smoke appears. Mumford performs the trick and Grover is impressed by the puff of smoke, however he fails to notice Mumford chomping on his carrot. When Grover asks Mumford to make the carrot reappear, he replies that he can't because he ate it ("You didn't say anything about magic!").
(First: Episode 1210)
Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
Muppets Polly Darton sings "Counting One to Five."
(First: Episode 1810)
Cartoon A boy puts a red and green monster together using a diagram.
(First: Episode 1014)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2021)
Cartoon A for astronaut, airplane, airport and automobile.
(First: Episode 2250)
Film A saxophone is made in a factory, while a solo saxophone underscores the process.
(First: Episode 1446)
SCENE 2 Luis hurriedly begins stuff prizes inside a piñata for Mr. Macintosh's birthday party. Big Bird comes into the Fix-It Shop and Luis asks him to put everything on the counter into the piñata as he answers the phone. Big Bird finds Luis' watch among the items and per Luis' broad instruction, he tosses it into the piñata. Luis wants to make sure he's not late for the party, but can't seem to find his watch anywhere...
Cartoon Ten brightly-beaked birds land on a statue.
(First: Episode 1524)
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
(First: Episode 1469)
SCENE 3 Elmo swings by the shop and thinks the piñata is a little friend. Inside, he hears the ticking of Luis' watch and thinks the creature has eaten it. Luis is delighted to find his watch and explains to Elmo why the piñata is not alive.
Cartoon Six snakes spent Saturday on the sand.
(First: Episode 1669)
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "But I Like You."
(First: Episode 1952)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of an elephant.
(First: Episode 0593)
Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels.
(First: Episode 0541)
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(First: Episode 0655)
SCENE 4 Count von Count encounters Forgetful Jones, who lists the various things he's forgotten over the years as the Count counts them. Both appreciate what their newfound friendship has done - Forgetful can remember things he's forgotten, and the Count gets to count things.

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