Sesame Street
Pete Seeger returns
Air date April 8, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors K, P, 2


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Telly is in a frenzy trying to find things relating to today's sponsors - K, P, and 2. Bob tries to introduce him to Pete Seeger and his grandson Kitama, but Telly is too busy to fully engage. He then realizes Pete begins with P, Kitama begins with K, and they are two visitors. He announces the sponsors as if he's closing the show, but Bob cuts him off and instead has him say welcome to the viewer.
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
Cartoon A paranoid bird doesn't like to be surprised ... unless it's a surprise party.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 2088)
Muppets Kermit sings "On My Pond".
Cartoon A kitten is knittin' a kerchief, a kite, and a polka-dot mitten.
(First: Episode 0282)
SCENE 2 Maria suddenly finds herself the contestant of Sonny Friendly's Traveling Game Show - Name That Feeling. She is at first surprised, but becomes happy when she's promised a new car as a prize. Sonny remembers they've run out of cars, making her angry.
Cartoon Actor demonstrates anger towards casting director - literally!
(First: Episode 2061)
Muppets In the woods, a nature-loving baritone (Jim Henson) sings "Ah, For the Joys of the Countryside" about how much he loves the country, without noticing that his surroundings are being converted into a city.
(First: Episode 1008)
Film Spinning Bus Stop sign
(First: Episode 0931)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(First: Episode 1210)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert has a present for his Aunt Matilda, but Ernie thinks that the present is for him, so he makes several guesses about what it is first, then unwraps it.
(First: Episode 0165)
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)

SCENE 3 Various street residents gather to hear Pete play a song. Oscar guesses that since there's an easel nearby, he's going to draw instead. Pete says he'll do both. He sings "I Got Me a Rooster," drawing each animal mentioned in the song before each verse.
Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
Muppets Clementine plays a game with the viewer to see if they can guess what Forgetful Jones is riding on.
(First: Episode 2218)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(First: Episode 0506)
Animation Four airplanes take off one by one.
(First: Episode 1242)

Cast Gordon hosts "What Happens Next," in which the viewer has to guess what kind of humiliation Maria as Chaplin is going to face before Gordon rings the Dinger's ding-dong bell. First, the tramp slips on a banana peel, then collapses when sitting on a three-legged bench. Finally, when a rain cloud is about to rain on him, he shifts the cloud over to the left of the screen so it rains on Gordon instead.
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
Insert Mr. Snuffleupagus wants to play football with Slimey, but Oscar thinks the size difference will make the game unfair to Slimey. He suggests hide and seek. Snuffy looks everywhere and can't find Slimey. Oscar shows Snuffy that Slimey is hiding in his fur, and says the joke is on him. Instead of getting angry, Snuffy thinks it's funny and leaves to tell Big Bird that the joke was--literally--on him.
(First: Episode 2140)
Cartoon Jazz Alphabet: male vocalists shout each letter.
(First: Episode 0619)
Muppets Grover compares himself and the viewer, noting how much they are alike (except for the viewer's lack of blue fur).
(First: Episode 1804)
Cartoon The Pink Panther - K For Karate
(First: Episode 0241)
Film A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0476)
Muppets Big Bird walks down the street, describing the difference between the actual street and sidewalks.
(First: Episode 1256)
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
SCENE 4 Pete plays and sings "Sweet-a Little Baby" with the kids and a family of Honkers.
Cartoon The word BUS
(First: Episode 0277)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a laughing man.
(First: Episode 1845)
Muppets Kermit is a casting director, holding auditions for a performance of "The Three Little Pigs". The pigs who initially try out get the part of the three little pigs, but three different wolves of different sizes try out for the part of the Big Bad Wolf.
(First: Episode 1283)
Cartoon The Ringmaster charms two snakes with his saxophone.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1287)
SCENE 5 Pete and Kitama join Telly as he announces the closing sponsors.

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