Sesame Street
Plot Mumford's duck-radio trick
Air date November 20, 1987
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by John Weidman
Sponsors T, X, 7
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Picture Segment Description
BaaBamba
Cast Luis sings "Baa Baa Bamba."
2269c
Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
3164k
Film "Operation Playground" Kids at a school come up with ideas for a new playground, and raise money for the effort. Together with their parents and other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
2485l
Cartoon A cat desperately tries to open a can of cat food by himself while his mistress is on the phone.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2151)
E&b-rhyme
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie gets Bert to participate in a rhyming game, but Ernie ends the game just as Bert is starting to enjoy it.
(First: Episode 0798)
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
JaneSnuff1

JaneSnuff2
Muppets Snuffy brings his TV over to Big Bird's nest so that he, Big Bird, and some kids can work out along with Jane Snuffleupagus.
(First: Episode 2076)
Xnightsky
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
Ladysmithblackmambazo
Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
Dinosaurrock
Cartoon A caveman sits on what he thinks is a rock, not realizing that it's a dinosaur, which is alive.
(First: Episode 1737)
Inonunder1

Inonunder2
Muppets Dicky Tick hosts "In, On and Under." He interviews Paul Pencil in a drawer, Vivian Vase on a mantle, and Jacques Shoesteau under a chair.
2096m
Song "Me and My Chair"
(First: Episode 1706)
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SCENE 1 Big Bird comes across the Amazing Mumford in the midst of perfecting his latest trick - getting his portable radio to sound like his duck and vice versa (with the magic words "A la peanut butter sandwiches on AM/FM quackers!"). He plans on performing the trick at the Magicians' Convention in Las Vegas and rushes off to his travel agent to claim his ticket, asking Big Bird to look after his duck. Big Bird sees that Mumford has left his wand behind. Maria comes by and Big Bird tries showing her the trick himself. He messes up the magic words, which still cause the duck to sound like the radio, but now Maria speaks in duck (and the radio sounds like her).
Alligatorking2
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
HerryJohnJohn loudsoft
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster and John-John demonstrate loud and soft.
(First: Episode 0432)
Tisfortrash
Cartoon T is for Trash and Ticket
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0020)
Kermit.dodeduck
Muppets "Do De Rubber Duck"
(First: Episode 2304)
CowboyX
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
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SCENE 2 Oscar comes into the Fix-It Shop to get his discarded flashlight de-lighted, when Maria writes down that the store is closed.
Bakery.CLOSED
Cartoon An army of ants gets to the bakery, only to find that it's closed.
(First: Episode 2088)
2356-13
Celebrity Pee-Wee Herman recites his own version of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 2356)
Kammikluuk
Song "Ookyook Song," a Joe Raposo song with the Alaskan words for all the things you need to put on when it's ukiuq (winter).
Toon.ILoveYou
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
(First: Episode 1971)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird feels bad about the situation he's caused. Maria (through the radio) tells him that she still loves him. He hugs the radio in response, then realizes he's got the wrong Maria.
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Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1171)
7commercial-01

7commercial-02
Cast In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Green Coke commercial, football player Big Murray (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
(First: Episode 1535)
Pinball 07
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #7
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0989)
Londonguard
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
In London, Kermit tries to talk about the London Fog, but is interrupted by the London Frog, a Grenadier Guardsman carrying "The Famous London Log," and a London Hog. By the time he's ready to talk, the Fog has evaporated, and the others gather around to dance the London Clog.
ChickenFootball
Cartoon A chicken gets an idea to sit on a football and hatch it like an egg.
Artist: Dan Haskett
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SCENE 4 Mumford returns to the shop to collect his wand and duck, seeing the mix-up. He quickly remedies things before hopping in his cab to the airport. Big Bird and Maria test out the radio, which works fine, but then lays an egg!


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