Muppet Wiki
Advertisement
Muppet Wiki
38,866
pages
Sesame Street
Air date February 9, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors C, I, 6

2417.jpg

StreetScenes.png
Picture Segment Description
2417a.jpg
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!"
Floralpattern.jpg
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
(First: Episode 1808)
AMs-Gas01.jpg

AMs-Gas02.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 0540)
SandC.jpg
Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
3161x.jpg
Insert Olivia sings "Birdland" at Birdland.
(First: Episode 2304)
Madpainter6.jpg
Film The Mad Painter #6
(First: Episode 0335)
Yellowflower.jpg
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(First: Episode 1895)
2417b.jpg

20Montage04.jpg
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.
PeacockMath.jpg
Cartoon Five tail feathers are subtracted from a peacock.
(First: Episode 1449)
WhiteShellSand.jpg
Animation A white shell is uncovered in the sand.
(First: Episode 2061)
C- Cap.JPG
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Tomasjefferson.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 2345)
2040g.jpg
Cartoon Yo-yo elevator
(First: Episode 1971)
SnuffleShuffle.jpg
Insert Snuffy shows Susan and some kids how to do "The Snuffle Shuffle."
(First: Episode 2225)
Firestationfieldtrip.jpg
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
ABC.Fierlinger.jpg
Cartoon The Alphabet Song (country, gospel, Mexican)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1576)
Cookie-Maria healthysnacks.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 1518)
2417-Counting.jpg
Cartoon Counting 1 to 6 with fruits and veggies
(First: Episode 1767)
2417c.jpg
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.
Song.Capital.I.jpg
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
Winditup.jpg

Winditup2.jpg
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
(First: Episode 2226)
TellyHOT.jpg
Muppets Wearing oven mitts, Telly places an H and an OT together to make the word HOT.
(First: Episode 1536)
1576f.jpg
Cartoon Animated quilt patterns.
(First: Episode 1470)
1839ze.jpg
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(First: Episode 1122)
Ceaser-Noses.jpg
Celebrity The Professor (Sid Caesar) talks to the kids about the nose. A Honker adds one can honk their nose.
(First: Episode 2035)
Signman.HotDog.jpg
Cartoon Sign Sounds: HOT DOG
(First: Episode 1142)
ErnieForestFashion.jpg
Muppets Fashion Report
Ernie gives a report on what the well-dressed trees are wearing each season.
Cat-toon.jpg
Cartoon Black cat, white cat, orange cat, marmalade cat, mouse cat, bird cat, chasing balls of string cat.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
Elephant film.jpg
Film Elephants (African percussion soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0389)
Ringmaster.6monkeys.jpg
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts.
(First: Episode 1289)
Doo Wop Hop.jpg
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "Do-Op Hop".
(First: Episode 2071)
Film.Ibeam.jpg
Film An I-beam is molded at a steel factory as heavy industrial-type music underscores the action. The segment ends on a video freeze of the finished beam, which is shaped like the letter "I."
(First: Episode 1077)
2417d.jpg

2417e.jpg
SCENE 4 Elmo shows Gordon and Miles a book he's just finished writing, entitled "Five Things Elmo Can Do." These include jumping, singing, dancing and making a funny face, when the book comes to an abrupt end before a fifth thing is named. Elmo points out that the fifth thing he can do is write a book. He realizes more things he can do - say goodbye and even feel proud about the things he can do.


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 2416 Episode 2418
Advertisement