Sesame Street
Air date April 1, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors E, F, 11
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Picture Segment Description

Insert Gladys the Cow livens up Luis' dull lecture about milk with a glitzy musical number about it.
(First: Episode 1310)
Cartoon E for Elephant & Elk, the nominees for best E animal.
(First: Episode 0486)
Film Two kids watch as a veterinarian fixes a baby robin's wing, then lets it go.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2292)
Muppets "Muppets Rhyme in School."
(First: Episode 2291)
Film David (in voiceover) finds a circle in an overhead view.
(First: Episode 0481)
Cartoon A frog looks for AGUA.
(First: Episode 1942)
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
SCENE 1 Maria and Lauren find rectangles hidden in a picture.
Cartoon A magician performs a trick that makes birds appear, and fish can be glimpsed between them.
Artist: Vince Collins
(First: Episode 1614)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
Pinball 11
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0988)
Film Baby animals nurse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0546)
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.
(First: Episode 2248)
Muppets In Rock Music School, Olivia and several Anything Muppets show different ways of singing the word "baby."
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet (Shark fishing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0309)
SCENE 2 Elmo copies Luis' actions at the Fix-It Shop, thinking it will teach him to fix things. As Luis hammers a nail into a piece of wood, Elmo uses a hammer of his own to mimic the same sound patterns. Luis accidentally hits his thumb and wails in pain. Elmo doesn't make the same error, but copies Luis' wailing and thumb-sucking.
Cartoon A man explains that the letter E begins both Enter and Exit. Another man named Roy runs through the doors.
(First: Episode 0406)
Muppets Anything Muppets (including Farley) shout "E!"
(First: Episode 0408)
Film An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(First: Episode 0429)
Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Cookie Monster appears to Ernie as the Cookie Bunny.
(First: Episode 1147)
Animation In stop-motion, a boy makes landscapes out of sand and water.
(First: Episode 2039)
SCENE 3 Olivia sings "One of These Things" using pictures of birds and a fish.
Cartoon Es un perro
(First: Episode 1969)
Muppets The Count has prepared himself a picnic not far from his castle. As he counts the ants who come to take away his food, he eventually has nothing left. Which is just as well, since it has started to rain.
(First: Episode 2169)
Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(First: Episode 0409)
Cartoon F for fire, fountain, face, farmer, etc.
(First: Episode 1614)
Muppets "ABC Disco"
(First: Episode 1324)
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 4 Nikya teaches Elmo to read the words YES and NO.
Cartoon A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(First: Episode 0829)
Film A boy narrates a film about how cheese is made.
(First: Episode 1124)
SCENE 5 Olivia and Luis sing "Goin' for a Ride" to the kids.
Film I hab a cauld ib by dose.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1170)
Muppets Pageant: The Food We Eat
Prairie Dawn plays the piano for a pageant about food. Elmo plays an asparagus. Herry Monster is stuck in a fish costume that's too tight. Leo the Party Monster portrays a potato, which as a bag of chips makes a typical party food. Telly, in the role of milk, carries a full glass of milk on his head and is concerned about spilling it. When he proudly announces that he managed to say his lines without making a mess, Herry tells him to take a bow...
(First: Episode 2293)
Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man seeks agua in the desert. A cowboy gives him a glass, and he uses it to wash his hands.
(First: Episode 0928)
Film Joe Raposo: Wet & Dry (Falls in pool; kid VO's)
(First: Episode 0467)
Animation As the seasons change, so do one's outfits. (early computer graphics)
(First: Episode 1926)
SCENE 6 Luis and Olivia play with the kids as Maria announces the sponsors.

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