Sesame Street
Plot Forgetful Jones and the sheep
Air date March 17, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors G, K, 3


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Linda is seen looking around for something..but what is it. Susan and Gordon come out of the 123 Sesame Street Apartments. Gordon tells Susan he has the list and he'll get everything on the list as he leaves.

Susan tells the viewers she loves that man. She starts to explain what love is when Linda comes back and begins to ask Susan in sign language "Have You Seen Barkley?" Susan tells Linda in sign language she has not seen Barkley.

Linda leaves again and Susan proceeds to tell the viewers what love is. About that time Barkley shows up and Susan tells him that Linda has been looking all over for him. Barkley sees Linda off screen runs to her. Susan tells the viewers that love is hard to explain but it's easy to see.
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Muppets "Readers of the Open Range"
(EKA: Episode 2274)
Film Counting 20 boxes
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0900)
Cartoon "Song of the Inuit Child"
Muppets Ernie & BertBert goes out to mail a letter, and depends on Ernie to let him in when he knocks. Instead of letting Bert in, Ernie repeats his knocks on the drums.
(First: Episode 0280)
Film A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0881)
Cartoon A man circles the number 1, draws a line to the number 2, follows the arrows to the number 3 (and crosses it out), underlines the number 4, draws a door, and goes through it.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
SCENE 2 Bob leads the kids in a song about the word STOP. Oscar appears and borrows their sign for his version of the song, then tells them all to shove off.
Film Sounds around the house: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(EKA: Episode 2122)
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
(First: Episode 0101)
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: wind-up toy
(EKA: Episode 0560)
Muppets / Celebrity On the stage at Birdland, Telly scats with Joe Williams.
Film Mad Painter #3
(EKA: Episode 0343)
Cartoon A bird talks to a girl about what's inside the street. When she questions his credibility, he stammers, "A little worm told me!"
Artist: John Korty
SCENE 3 Gordon comes back from a walk with Miles. They hear the distant sound of honking, meet up with the Honkers and Miles starts becoming friends with them.
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Film Kids dancing.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
Muppets The Martians discover a radio. They tune into three different styles of music, none of which they like. Then they tune into some static, which they start joyfully dancing to.
(First: Episode 1329)
Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, kitten
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Film A man carves a wooden horse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2255)
SCENE 4 Forgetful Jones is going to cross the street with a pair of sheep, but can't remember how. He recalls they one needs a grown-up and that he himself is one. He grabs the hands of the sheep and leads them across the street.
Cartoon Jasper thinks that he has lost his elbow, but Julius shows him his elbow by bending his arm.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0410)
Cast Bob, Susan and Luis perform a round about counting to 3.
Film A young girl talks about her friend, Joe, who's training to be a fireman.
(EKA: Episode 1859)
Cartoon A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
(EKA: Episode 2292)
Muppets Lefty sells Ernie an invisible ice cream cone; Ernie pays for it with an invisible nickel.
(First: Episode 0689)
Animation Sand G / g
(EKA: Episode 1448)
SCENE 5 Bob runs into Dr. Nobel Price, who's about to conduct an experiment. He sings a little experiment tune and presents his experiment: what is best to eat soup with - a fork, spoon or napkin? He tries each one and concludes the spoon works best, but he can't eat the soup with it - there's a napkin in it!
Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
Soup or Sandwich
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson orders soup and a sandwich, and says that he wants the sandwich before the soup. When Grover comes with the sandwich, Mr. Johnson has changed his mind and wants the soup first. When Grover comes with the soup, Mr. Johnson has decided that he wants the sandwich first. Grover ends up giving Mr. Johnson both the soup and sandwich, so he can decide what to eat first. Mr. Johnson tells Grover that he has decided to get a cup of coffee, then the soup and the sandwich.
(First: Episode 1330)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Eating" while animals eat.
(First: Episode 0106)
Muppets Cookie Monster introduces the word "AMOR".
(First: Episode 0601)
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(EKA: Episode 0131)
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a square.
(First: Episode 1276)
Cartoon A gorilla who knows G words applies for a job.
(EKA: Episode 0131)
SCENE 6 Forgetful and the sheep return from their walk and want to go to sleep, only they can't fall asleep. Since people usually count sheep, Forgetful proposes the sheep count people. As they give it a try, Bob announces the sponsors.

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