Sesame Street
Making pig calls
(repeat of 2220)
Air date December 4, 1987
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors M, Z, 12
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly Monster is going to talk to the viewer about the word information. While he tries to think of how to explain it, various folks (including Maria, Big Bird, an elderly Muppet man and a Muppet reporter) use the word while asking Telly some questions. He gets so distracted that he forgets what he was talking about and when he remembers, he still can't think of a way to explain the word.
Cartoon I've Got a Mind: wind-up toy
(First: Episode 0255)
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0615)
Muppets Farley sings "Figure It Out."
(First: Episode 1626)
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0149)
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
(First: Episode 0149)
Insert Maria, Big Bird and Luis have a "Rhyme Out."
(First: Episode 2220)
Animation It's a monkey
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1767)
Muppets Here is Your Life: Guy Smiley salutes the life of a house, 2102 Shady Lane, with visits from Frank Lloyd Left the architect, Mr. Bricklayer and Ms. Carpenter who built the house, Tommy and Sally Wilson, children of the family that once lived in the house, and even 2104 Shady Lane, the house that used to be located next door to 2102 Shady Lane, before it was replaced with a highway.
(First: Episode 2225)
Cartoon M for Mail
(First: Episode 0013)
Celebrity Madeline Kahn sings, "Mmm...Madeline."
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
(First: Episode 0538)
Insert Big Bird finds out how many feet Mr. Snuffleupagus has.
(First: Episode 1544)
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Cast Luis tosses and turns in bed. Gordon hawks a sure-fire method of getting to sleep - counting. Luis orders Gordon to leave the bedroom in ten seconds, then falls asleep after counting.
(First: Episode 1487)
Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(First: Episode 1036)
Muppets How Now Brown and the Moo Wave performs "Wet Paint."
(First: Episode 2033)
Cartoon A girl thinks about what might happen if she popped a balloon behind her friend Donald.
(First: Episode 1312)
Bugs GW Stamp
Muppets The Twiddlebugs get a new postage stamp portrait of George Washington, but have trouble getting it to stick to the wall. They finally get it to work, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 0776)
SCENE 2 Uncle Wally tells the kids about when he was a pig farmer and teaches them a pig call, hoping to attract some real pigs. Instead, the noise attracts Elmo, pretending to be a pig, and Gordon, who asks them to keep the noise down. After they all head off, two Muppet pigs arrive to answer the call. Since no one's around, they go off to see Pygmalion.
Song "Pig's Love Song" (live-action version)
(First: Episode 0572)
Cartoon "The Story of Princess Twelvia".
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1676)
Muppets Every time Ernie tries to recite a poem about the number 12, it switches itself around to the number 21 (and vice versa).
(First: Episode 2329)
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a piano and decides to play it. The left half wants to play short notes, while the other half prefers to run his fingers across the keyboard. They decide to cooperate, and both use their notes to play "Chopsticks".
(First: Episode 1366)
Cartoon A conductor conducts a choir to hum his music ("My Music").
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1207)
SCENE 3 Since the pig call seemingly failed, Elmo and the kids make a new call - "Mmmmmmm." This attracts a mob of letter Ms.
Cartoon Me and My M
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1545)
Film David (in voice-over) finds rectangles.
(First: Episode 0481)
Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a dentist and a bus driver. (remake)
(First: Episode 2146)
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter Z, but it turns up and becomes an N.
(EKA: Episode 2102)
Cartoon Two alpine climbers hike up a letter Z and stake a claim on it.
(First: Episode 0281)
SCENE 4 Goodbye

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