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Alice needs a nap
Air date February 22, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors M, O, 5

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Snuffy uses himself and his baby sister Alice as examples of big and little. Although Alice is little, she has a mighty big sneeze.
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(First: Episode 1484)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert urges Ernie to go to sleep, but Ernie won't go to sleep until the person living upstairs drops his other shoe. When the shoe finally drops, Ernie wakes Bert up to tell him about it.
(First: Episode 0176)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things."
(First: Episode 0655)
Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy notices his friend Alice wanting to join a baseball game. He gives her the idea to go over there and ask them if she can play.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1900)
Insert Frankie assists the Amazing Mumford in his latest show, where he identifies the shapes that Mumford pulls from his hat.
(First: Episode 1583)
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(First: Episode 1244)
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Artists: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster gets MAD when it sees the word.
(First: Episode 1513)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Muppets Sneak Peek Previews
Oscar and Telly review "Subtraction Five Dancers."
(First: Episode 1948)
Animation Five firefighters put out a flaming 5.
(First: Episode 1614)
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SCENE 2 Fred and Buster the Horse sing to Maria and Luis about how they stay "Healthy as a Horse."
Cartoon A bird talks to a girl about what's inside the street. When she questions his credibility, he stammers, "A little worm told me!"
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1918)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, doing a "slow-breaking human interest story," asks monsters at a day care center what they want to be when they grow up, and every time they tell him, he rewards them with a cookie. Cookie Monster, posing as a baby ("Cry cry cry, sniffle sniffle sniffle"), claims he wants to be an orthodontist. However, Kermit gets wise to his scheme, and instead rewards him with a wind-up toy bridge of false teeth.
(First: Episode 1322)
Cartoon Don't mess with the Mighty M.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1578)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter". (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
Animation An orange pops out of a basket of fruits and gets "made up" as the face of Carmen, the role in the opera of the same name. While singing "Habanera," the famed aria from the opera, Carmen loses her "face" and can't resume singing until the wig returns.
(First: Episode 0277)
SCENE 3 The Martians observe Maria and Luis flirting and conclude the two are in love.
Cartoon A pencil tries to write the word DANCE.
(First: Episode 1966)
Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0690)
Muppets Visual Thinking: A hipster and a square imagine shapes.
(First: Episode 0361)
Cartoon M for Moon
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1163)
Film With their teacher, kids play clapping and dancing games about the rhythm in their names.
(First: Episode 1735)
SCENE 4 Snuffy can't hang out with Big Bird, as he must take Alice back home for a nap. Big Bird recommends she nap in his nest instead. She's too small to get in on her own, so the others make stairs out of crates for her to climb up. Once she plops into the nest, she immediately goes to sleep.
Cartoon A mouth whistles Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
(First: Episode 2086)
Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(First: Episode 0955)
Muppets Ernie plans on copying Bert's felt board template called "Cookies on a Plate in a Room with a Window" which features just that. Ernie goes through various pieces, seeing which ones match Bert's. Once he finishes, Cookie Monster enters the apartment and complements the picture, but likes Bert's more and rips the cookies of the picture and eats them. Ernie sobs, as now his picture is different from Bert's, so Cookie solves everything by eating the cookies off of Ernie's picture.
(First: Episode 1439)
Cartoon Olga y la letra O
(First: Episode 0364)
Song "All By Myself"
(First: Episode 2044)
Muppets The Count counts as Suzanne Farrell spins around. Monsters offer her some flowers, and the Count counts the bouquets.
(First: Episode 1682)
Cartoon A flea sets up camp on a dog.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1004)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #7: The third dot doesn't appear, so the first two dots back up. Thirty dots very quickly roll out, but the third soon disappears. In response, the last dot moves its way around the others and blows a raspberry at the vacant third spot.
(First: Episode 0128)
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SCENE 5 Snuffy has to go home now, but he can't wake up Alice.

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