Sesame Street
Air date February 10, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors K, U, 10
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The Amazing Mumford enters the Fix-It Shop in emotional distress - his wand broke in half while trying to perform a disappearing cup trick. Maria tapes it back together and Mumford tests it out. His cup appears, along with various other items. He thanks Maria and starts to leave with the cup, claiming the other items aren't his. "It ain't easy being nice," says Maria.
Dinosaurrock
Cartoon A caveman sits on what he thinks is a rock, not realizing that it's a dinosaur, which is alive.
(First: Episode 1737)
Cooperation-Film
Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(First: Episode 0933)
Waiter-poetic
Muppets Waiter Grover has a new method of remembering orders: He makes up a poem to remember what is ordered and who ordered it. Mr. Johnson orders a cheeseburger with a pickle and French fries, which Grover interprets as "Round and tasty on a bun, pickles, French fries, yum, yum, yum!" However, he brings Mr. Johnson a grapefruit on a bun.
Cartoonup
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(First: Episode 0546)
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)
KforKarate
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
BigBirdABC-DEF-GHI1980's
Insert Big Bird goes through his old toy chest with some kids, and encounters a banner with the alphabet on it. He remembers the time he learned what it was, which fades to a flashback of him singing "ABC-DEF-GHI."
(First: Episode 2266)
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Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Ssnews.jacknimble
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Jack Be Nimble can't figure out how to jump over the candlestick.
(First: Episode 0723)
Jazz10
Cartoon Jazz #10
(First: Episode 0193)
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Muppets A little boy explains how he can be a son, a brother, a paperboy, a friend, and a grandson all at the same time.
(First: Episode 0691)
TVMonkeys
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(First: Episode 0762)
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Film People jump.
(First: Episode 0774)
KingKennyStory
Insert Olivia borrows a book from Big Bird's library and reads it to the kids - "Katie and the King," while Oscar listens in disgust.
(First: Episode 1660)
K for kite
Cartoon K for Kite
(First: Episode 0489)
Andnowtheoctopus
Film Luis announces "And now, the octopus!"
Music: "Pomp and Circumstance"
(First: Episode 0291)
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Muppets Harry Belafonte and The Count sing "Coconut Counting Man."
(First: Episode 1692)
ChairSIT
Cartoon A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(First: Episode 0399)
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Insert Mr. Snuffleupagus wants to play football with Slimey, but Oscar the Grouch thinks the size difference will make the game unfair to Slimey. He suggests hide and seek. Snuffy looks everywhere and can't find Slimey. Oscar shows Snuffy that Slimey is hiding in his fur, and says the joke is on him. Instead of getting angry, Snuffy thinks it's funny and leaves to tell Big Bird that the joke was--literally--on him.
(First: Episode 2140)
Superguy beaters
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy finds his friend Jane giving up on learning to ride the egg beater. He tells her that it takes time and practice to learn things, and gives Jane some training beaters to help her keep her balance.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1972)
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Film A man writes the word ME in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0294)
Eskimohome
Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
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Cartoon A snake displays shapes, which are identified in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1584)
Fivedancerssubtract
Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0589)
Linda-DontWalk
Cast Linda helps a boy sign "DON'T WALK."
(First: Episode 1061)
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
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Muppets Two-Headed Monster: MOM.
(First: Episode 1481)
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0540)
Secretdrawingcamel
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: A camel.
(First: Episode 0158)
KermitandTracy10
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #7 (0:36)
Whatif.rabbit-turtle
Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0483)
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SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch has asked Uncle Wally to recite a nursery rhyme - "Little Miss Muffet" to be exact, as Oscar loves the ending. However, as Uncle Wally recites it, he keeps going off on various tangents before reaching the ending. He finally finishes the poem, which means Oscar won't have to hear him anymore.


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