Sesame Street
Air date February 12, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Sponsors C, I, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Elmo learns what a dinosaur is from Big Bird, who suggests they pretend to be dinosaurs. Elmo starts meowing, until Big Bird points out dinosaurs don't sound like that...but, what do dinosaurs sound like? They decide to make noises based on Elmo's favorite words: "Happy Birthday!"
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
(EKA: Episode 2277)

Muppets An Anything Muppet man arrives at a gas station, hoping to be filled in a short time. Instead, his car takes a long time to fill while the attendant fills other cars in a short time.
(EKA: Episode 0750)
Animation Sand C / c
(EKA: Episode 1068)
Insert Olivia sings "Birdland" at Birdland.
(First: Episode 2304)
Film The Mad Painter #6
(EKA: Episode 0346)
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(EKA: Episode 1949)

SCENE 2 Gina is babysitting Natasha, when Big Bird arrives, wishing to use the baby in a talk on subtraction. Gina states babies can't subtract, when Natasha demonstrates by knocking her blocks over and flinging her food away.
Cartoon Five tail feathers are subtracted from a peacock.
(EKA: Episode 1449)
Cartoon Stop-frame animation of a girl on a beach, reading a book containing pictures of various sea creatures that come to life as she comes to their pages.
(EKA: Episode 2125)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(EKA: Episode 0154)
Muppets The American Revolution: The Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson (Don Music) has trouble getting a replacement quill to finish the Declaration when Mr. Grover misinterprets what he needs, bringing a drill, and a chicken named Phil.
(EKA: Episode 2345)
Cartoon Yo-yo elevator
(EKA: Episode 2040)
Insert Snuffy shows Susan and some kids how to do "The Snuffle Shuffle."
(EKA: Episode 2352)
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(EKA: Episode 1451)
Cartoon The Alphabet Song (country, gospel, Mexican)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1576)
Cookie-Maria healthysnacks
Muppets / Cast Cookie Monster has agreed to help Maria on her lecture on good things to eat. Unbeknownst to Cookie, she has raisins, cucumber spears, carrot sticks and apples. Cookie tries all of them and he likes them. He finishes by eating all the dishes.
(EKA: Episode 1899)
Cartoon Counting 1 to 6 with fruits and veggies
(EKA: Episode 2163)
SCENE 3 Big Bird and the Birdketeers meet Bob at the bus stop and try to give him the latest issue of "Birdketeer Magazine," a publication made by and about the club. Bob is interested and asks for an issue to read on the bus, but there's two catches: he receives them as separate sheets and the Birdkeeters come with them.
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(EKA: Episode 0427)

Film A montage of the evolution of mechanical technology, from wind-up toys, to robots that can spell "SESAME STREET" with blocks, to satellite transmitters.
Music: "Portrait d'un robot", composed by Janko Nilovic
(EKA: Episode 2226)
Muppets Wearing oven mitts, Telly places an H and an OT together to make the word HOT.
(EKA: Episode 1840)
Cartoon Animated quilt patterns.
(EKA: Episode 1545)
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Celebrity The Professor (Sid Caesar) talks to the kids about the nose. A Honker adds one can honk their nose.
Cartoon Sign Man: HOT DOG
(EKA: Episode 1142)
Muppets Fashion Report
Ernie gives a report on what the well-dressed trees are wearing each season.
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1141)

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