Sesame Street
Air date March 20, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Production December 23, 1986
Sponsors L, S, 12

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SCENE 1 Maria comes out of 123 Sesame Street and finds Olivia at the bottom of the stoop, dressing as if it's going to rain. She tells Maria she's getting ready to take some pictures of Fluffy's birthday party in Oscar's trash can. She goes inside just in time to get a snapshot of Fluffy blowing out the candles. The blow sends some frosting into the face of Maria, peering at the action from outside. Fluffy pops up and starts licking the frosting from Maria.
Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: The parachute becomes a large mattress.
(First: Episode 2245)
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Counting Fruit
Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to sort his paper clips, but he can't concentrate because Ernie is counting fruit. Bert decides to wait until Ernie is done. This proves to be a bad idea: after counting all of the fruit in the bowl, Ernie begins to count all the fruits of which he has zero.
Cartoon A mother bird brings her babies a huge number 12.
(First: Episode 0493)
Muppets Gordon reads the story of "Stan and Dan." Dan copies everything that Stan does, until Dan becomes a hippie.
(First: Episode 2030)
Cartoon An apple, an orange, and a pear learn they can cooperate by rocking and rolling.
(First: Episode 0555)

Insert Oscar hosts "Real Grouches," the show that showcases talented Grouches from around the world. First, Romeo Scuggs plays his screechy violin. Then, Luba Merquick performs a song on a screechy blackboard. Finally, the mysterious "Bob the Blob" appears, playing a nice song on his flute. It turns out to be Bob in disguise.
(First: Episode 2147)
Cartoon Bus Stop
(First: Episode 1396)
SuperGrover BusStop
Muppets Super Grover: A boy is confused -- his mother told him to take a bus home, but he doesn't know where to find the bus. Super Grover arrives, and they soon discover a sign that says "Bus Stop". The boy believes they found the answer, but Super Grover insists that his mother told him to take a bus home, not a sign.
(First: Episode 0708)
Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
(First: Episode 0408)
Muppets Cookie Monster does a taste test to compare square shaped cookies, triangle shaped cookies, and circle shaped cookies.
(First: Episode 1750)
Cartoon Kids hear an L poem.
(First: Episode 0198)
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SCENE 2 Professor D. Rabbit paces about with a hop in his step. Snuffy comes by and wants to learn to walk that way too. After a few missteps, he manages to get it right and rattles the street.
Song "Old Button Hole"
(First: Episode 1727)
Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: With Kermit's help, Don Music manages to rewrite "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" as "Drive, drive, drive your car."
(First: Episode 0897)
Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (Umbrella)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0344)
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird learns about disabilities from Itzhak Perlman and Rafael.
(First: Episode 1547)
Film David points out the circular shape of a tire.
(First: Episode 0670)
Muppets "Sammy the Snake"
(First: Episode 0278)
Cartoon S - Serpiente
(First: Episode 0382)
Film Two kids cooperate on putting on smocks for painting.
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon A top-hatted man tries to show a girl how many uses a box has, but she prefers kicking it.
(First: Episode 0763)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie realizes that Bert's not home and that he can do whatever he wants. He acts out a typical scenario in which he plays the radio loud and Bert tells him to turn it down ... but it doesn't feel the same without Bert around.
(First: Episode 1949)
Film Kids compete in a speed skating competition (version three).
(First: Episode 0460)
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SCENE 3 Luis finds Elmo about to play "rhyme and seek" with Slimey. There are a number of small items spread out on the crate and when Elmo says a word, Slimey crawls and finds an item that rhymes with it. Late in the game, Elmo says "sheep," and Slimey curls up and goes to sleep. Luis suspects the game has tuckered Slimey out, but Elmo catches on and realizes "sleep" rhymes with "sheep." Slimey won't wake up, so Elmo makes a mental note to avoid rhymes for "sleep" next time he plays.
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(First: Episode 1824)
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(First: Episode 0505)
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)
Muppets "Honk Around the Clock"
(First: Episode 1631)
Cartoon An alien comes across a pair of tree trunks; one with multi-colored leaves, the other without. He finds and grows leaves to mount on the other tree, then strings a hammock between the two.
(First: Episode 1451)
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SCENE 4 Olivia and Big Bird are watching over Natasha, who's up much earlier than usual and babbling what appears to be a song. Olivia thinks it might be an "up-a-bye" (the waking up version of a lullaby) and the three sing a song about it.

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