Sesame Street
Discussing morning routines
Air date January 1, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Jeff Moss
Directed by Emily Squires
Production October 1, 1987
Sponsors B, O, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Elmo tells Uncle Wally about a recent sleepover he had at Bob's apartment. A flashback shows Elmo observing Bob through his morning routine.
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Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews Alice, from the Lewis Carroll tales. For this adventure, she eats something that makes her grow.
(First: Episode 1765)
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Animation A hand arranges blocks to form benches so a bunny and a chick can have tea.
(First: Episode 1488)
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SCENE 2 Elmo now tells Uncle Wally about a sleepover he once had at Gordon's. In the morning, Gordon does ten push-ups. Elmo wants to count them, but has to keep starting over when he forgets what number comes next. Gordon is left exhausted.
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Song "All By Myself"
(First: Episode 2044)
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Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Alphabet Chat: O
Mr. Chatterly tries to deliver a lecture about the letter O, but is distracted by several things that don't begin with O, like a rabbit walking with a cow. The Anything Muppet producers decide to cancel the show and take down the set.
(First: Episode 0837)
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Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
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SCENE 3 Uncle Wally tells Elmo and the kids a story about getting up in the morning, and has them act it out along with him.
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Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
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Film A girl in the city mails a letter to her grandfather in the country in Maine, and we watch its journey through the postal service.
(First: Episode 1873)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
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Insert Maria and Olivia find Slimey about to watch his favorite show on his tiny, worm television set. He tunes into "Sneak Peek Previews," where Telly and Oscar watch a film of ostriches. After the show, Maria wonders why the two would argue over a film like that, finding she and Olivia having opposing views as well.
(First: Episode 1964)
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Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(First: Episode 0785)
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Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a horse.
(First: Episode 0908)
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Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0252)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert search for Dr. Livingstone.
(First: Episode 1736)
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Animation Sand O/o
(First: Episode 0621)
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Film In an Alaskan village, a doctor makes a regular visit to a clinic.
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Muppets Big Bird walks down the street, describing the difference between the actual street and sidewalks.
(First: Episode 1256)
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Cartoon A supermarket worker stacks 12 cans, which keep collapsing every time someone grabs one.
(First: Episode 0782)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog reports on a musical tribute to the "Oogle Family" as performed by Cookie Monster and Old McDougal.
(First: Episode 1822)
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Cartoon B for boot
(First: Episode 1967)
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Celebrity Sid Caesar and Tatyana Ali practice showing their emotions.
(First: Episode 1999)
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Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
(First: Episode 1403)
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Muppets Grover sits in a park and recites a poem about a butterfly that he sees.
(First: Episode 1967)
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Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
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SCENE 4 Elmo and the kids are now asleep. Uncle Wally announces the sponsors and the credits roll.


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