Sesame Street
Miss Blechman visits Oscar, her favorite student
(repeat of 2159)
Air date December 2, 1987
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors N, Z, 9
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Miss Blechman, a Grouch teacher, comes to Sesame Street and gives clues to Luis as to what she does for a living. She is visiting the Street to see Oscar, her best pupil. Oscar gives her the "It's rotten to see you!" test, popping in and out of his trash can. (Oscar sings a small bit of "Bein' Green" to himself, with new lyrics.)
2680-Horses
Cartoon Luis (in voice-over) counts racehorses numbered 9 to 1 as they cross the finish line.
(First: Episode 2110)
Sherlocksandwich
Muppets Ernie opens his lunchbox and finds that half of his chicken salad sandwich is missing. Sherlock Hemlock, the world's greatest detective, investigates this fiendish crime. It turns out that Sherlock himself ate half of Ernie's sandwich.
(First: Episode 0131)
Shadowpuppethorse
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a horse.
(First: Episode 0908)
Spacenumbers.9
Animation Counting 1-9 in Spanish
(First: Episode 1594)
Film.WhoAmI-Olivia.song
Song Olivia sings "The Riddle."
(First: Episode 1721)
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
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SCENE 2 Miss Blechman gives Oscar a "grouch noise" test, identifying noises on the Street. Since he gets every noise right, he gets a reward: to write his name one hundred times on his chalkboard.
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
Youngcount
Muppets The Count sings about "The First Day of School".
(First: Episode 1736)
Hiddenobjects
Animation Can you find the hidden objects in the picture?
(First: Episode 1520)
1186zb
Film Charlie Chaplin (Maria) looks in a mirror and sees "ME." Maria's reflection is played by Linda. (new music added)
(First: Episode 1032)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
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SCENE 3 Bob meets Miss Blechman, who gives the Grouchketeers a grouch music lesson, and sings a song about grouchy music.
Alphabetchainreaction
Cartoon The alphabet is presented in a chain reaction of events.
(First: Episode 1113)
SkeletonFish
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Grover the Messenger
Muppets Grover and Mr. Johnson: Grover the messenger goes to Mr. Johnson's home to deliver some singing telegrams. After reading a series of wrong telegrams, he reads another one that actually is for Mr. Johnson, and an important one at that, but Grover does not remember who it is from.
(First: Episode 1828)
3141l
Cartoon Gordon voiceover N/n
(First: Episode 2283)
HootsWynton.Notes
Muppets / Celebrity Hoots the Owl names the different kind of musical notes there are, with the help of Wynton Marsalis.
(First: Episode 2205)
BCayard.Sheep
Cartoon The story of sheep, or where wool comes from.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1524)
1839zs
Film A boy visits the hospital to see his mother's new baby.
(First: Episode 1125)
Hineighbor
Cartoon A salesman offers a passerby the letter N for next to nothing.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1804)
ChoclatePudding
Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie to make a grocery list, but Ernie can't find anything to write with ... except for chocolate pudding. (Bert: "He's improving. Last time he used spaghetti sauce.")
(First: Episode 1967)
1952-Measure
Cartoon "Measurin', Measurin'" - a song about tools that are used to measure.
(First: Episode 1822)
1090-17
Muppets Two Anything Muppets (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson) use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
(First: Episode 0905)
Toon.BoydrawsME
Cartoon A boy draws a portrait of himself and calls it ME.
(First: Episode 2085)
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SCENE 4 Uncle Wally meets Miss Blechman, but there is no need for that; the two are old friends, and once spent some vacation time together in Lake Titicaca and take about it in song.
Cartoon-eat a Z
Cartoon A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
(First: Episode 1340)
Cookiemonsterbug
Muppets Cookie Monster goes on a picnic, with a basket full of cookies. A bug flies by, and tries to get into the basket, buzzing furiously. Cookie Monster offers to give the bug a little cookie if it'll go away. The bug refuses, buzzing even more strenuously. Cookie tries a big cookie, but it still refuses. Cookie offers an almond cookie, a raisin cookie, a pistachio nut cookie, and a crunchy granola cookie. He realizes that the little bug doesn't like cookies. All he has left is a letter Z. The bug is excited, and buzzes off with the Z.
(First: Episode 1484)
Seesawtoon
Cartoon A small man tries to use a seesaw, but can't get his associate (a very large man) to go up.
(First: Episode 1121)
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(First: Episode 0338)
RubeNumbers20
Cartoon A Rube Goldberg device is used to turn on a television as the numbers one through twenty are featured.
(First: Episode 1869)
SSNews.ideeeeeas
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog asks Elmo about his ideas for games.
(First: Episode 2185)
Lightheavy.birdman
Cartoon Light and heavy (bird falls on man)
(First: Episode 0785)
Shoerepair
Film A girl goes to the shoemaker and watches him as he repairs her shoes.
(First: Episode 0987)
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
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SCENE 5 Uncle Wally shows Miss Blechman pictures of their vacation while Luis announces the sponsors.


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