Sesame Street
Air date April 10, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Nancy Sans
Production January 12, 1987
Sponsors B, X, 10

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Picture Segment Description
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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)
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Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: instead of a parachute, she is carried to the ground by four birds.
(First: Episode 2249)
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Muppets Bruce Stringbean, Clarice and S Street Band perform "Born To Add."
(First: Episode 1375)
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Film Sounds Around the House v1: a dripping water faucet, a man playing the violin, a woman vacuuming, a teenager listening to pop music, and a passing elevated train.
(First: Episode 1706)
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Muppets Grover the lumberjack thinks he is the first to arrive for supper, but he gets trampled by a gang of French-Canadian lumberjacks who get to the food table before he has a chance to get his snow boots off. By the time he finally gets them off, a grizzly bear grabs the last plate of food.
(First: Episode 1343)
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Cartoon Big Daniel Boone looks for a bear.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0627)
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Insert Big Bird shows Bob his sad bird friend, Indigo. Singing cheers him up, so Bob encourages him to "Sing, Little Bluebird." Soon, Indigo is chirping along with Bob.
(First: Episode 2076)
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Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
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Muppets Ernie watches as the Twiddlebugs cut down the pretty flowers in their yard. Once they've realized the environmental mistake they've made, they undo their action by creating giant flowers from wrappers.
(First: Episode 1512)
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Cartoon An owl and a bluebird work out a compromise.
(First: Episode 1493)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks a man, "Do you know where I wanna be?" The man says he doesn't know. Harvey says, "I wanna B -- right here!" and slaps a letter B on the man's sweater. Harvey runs off, laughing.
(First: Episode 0277)
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Film A boy pretends a wagon is a bus. His friend tells him it's not a bus, and explains what her father, a real bus driver, does.
(First: Episode 0181)
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SCENE 1 Tanya helps Elmo count to five in Spanish.
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Cartoon Beetle Bailey wants to be first in the chow line, but he ends up last.
(First: Episode 0666)
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Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
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Cast Bob and Luis put together two halves of a painting of a train tunnel. When they fit the parts together, a train goes through the tunnel and zooms to take up the entire screen, frightening Bob and Luis so much, they take down the tunnel again.
(First: Episode 0549)
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Cartoon Sign Sounds: DON'T WALK
(First: Episode 1162)
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Film A girl wants to learn a playground rhyme after watching some other girls do it, so one of them teaches her.
(First: Episode 2284)
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SCENE 2 Maria and the kids figure out what doesn't belong in a group containing a pen, pencil, crayon, and a carrot. The carrot doesn't belong and it gets snatched up by Professor D. Rabbit.
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Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(First: Episode 0449)
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SCENE 3 Buster the Horse and Gladys the Cow host 10/10, a news program all about the number 10 (using a sample of "Jazz #10" as their intro). Buster presents a reel of answers people have given regarding the number...
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (no intro, first four examples only)
(First: Episode 0021)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Gladys believes the number 10 has an artistic side to it as well and introduces painter Picasso Van Dyke...
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Film The Mad Painter #10 (ends before bald man enters)
(First: Episode 0328)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Buster now throws to a report from 10/10 correspondent Kermit the Frog...
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Kermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Buster uses many adjectives to describe the number 10, when Gladys hushes him. She says there's only ten seconds left in the program and she makes sure she gets the last word.
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Film / Cast Gordon hangs out in a classroom. He joins the kids and the teacher as they play with an elastic rope and get into different shapes.
(First: Episode 1068)
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Cartoon B for butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Kids narrate a tortilla contest in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 0456)
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SCENE 4 Snuffy and Jessica find ways they are different and the same.
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Animation Counting animals (1 butterfly, 2 frogs, 3 birds, 4 turtles, 5 bees, 6 fish)
(First: Episode 1700)
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Cast (Same and Different) Maria and Linda dress the same, then Linda dresses differently.
(First: Episode 1819)
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Song "B is for Bubble."
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets Hoots tells Ernie to "Put Down the Duckie."
(First: Episode 2310)
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Cartoon The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
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SCENE 5 Buster and Gladys return for the Sesame Street Nightly News, recapping the events of the day such as Elmo counting to 5 with Tanya and Professor D. Rabbit's appearance.
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SCENE 5
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Buster and Gladys announce the sponsors, which the credits then follow. Shortly after, Gladys wishes their viewers "hoping your moos is good moos," which Buster shrugs off.

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