Sesame Street
Air date February 23, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Production December 22, 1987
Sponsors B, N, 8


Picture Segment Description


SCENE 1 Olivia points out lovebirds Maria and Luis walking down the street, then presents the word LOVE. Oscar can't take hearing all about love, even though he himself loves trash ("That's different," he argues). He says if he hears the word once more, he'll scream. Uncle Wally comes by and invites Olivia to get some coffee. "I'd love to," she replies, setting Oscar off.
Cartoon A man connects the dots to form a house to escape from the rain.
Artist: Bill Davis
(First: Episode 2218)

Muppets NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(First: Episode 2071)
Cartoon David reminds a boy to wash his face and brush his teeth before going to bed.
(First: Episode 1968)
Film Kids pick green beans in the field. Later their mom cooks the beans, and they eat them.
(First: Episode 0944)
Film Dr. J helps a little girl to slam dunk a basketball.
(First: Episode 1685)
Cartoon The Ringmaster #8
(First: Episode 1291)
Insert Big Bird recounts his trip to the circus to Barkley (who doesn't pay much attention). Big Bird was especially enamored by the lion tamer and imagines himself in such a role, with Barkley as his trained animal. Back in reality, Big Bird tries getting Barkley to do some tricks, but he just lays on the ground instead.
(First: Episode 1259)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(First: Episode 0287)
Muppets Muppet and Kid Moments: Grover and Eric observe the differences between fur and skin.
(First: Episode 1642)
Film Sounds Around the House v2: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(First: Episode 1713)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” At night, Ernie gets creative inspiration to write a poem about what he likes, but has trouble with finding a word that rhymes with "dirt".
(First: Episode 2399)
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
SCENE 2 Telly's latest concern is over a joke he wants to tell, but can't. He fears that if he does, people will laugh so much, they'll never be able to do anything else like eat or drink. Uncle Wally and Olivia assure him this won't happen and encourage him to tell his joke, which elicits a polite chuckle from the two.
Cartoon B for boot
(First: Episode 1967)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Healthy Food."
(First: Episode 2404)
Cartoon When a bird pops a balloon, the balls represent Sad and Happy.
(First: Episode 2102)
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
(First: Episode 0515)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(First: Episode 1050)
Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(First: Episode 1177)

Muppets Snuffy brings his TV over to Big Bird's nest so that he, Big Bird, and some kids can work out along with Jane Snuffleupagus.
(First: Episode 2076)
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a buffalo.
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a camel
(First: Episode 0593)
Cast Linda and a boy sign the word "CLOSED."
(First: Episode 1082)
Cartoon Two crows sing "Stones Don't Grow."
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1715)
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Muppets Prairie Dawn and The Count are contestants on "Squeal of Fortune."
(First: Episode 2331)
Animation 5 goldfish, take away 2, leaves 3.
(First: Episode 2252)
Insert In his room, Bob gives the Two-Headed Monster a singing lesson: singing "Sing."
(First: Episode 1736)
Film Empty / full classroom (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0475)
Cartoon N is for nose.
(First: Episode 1206)
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
(First: Episode 1960)
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” Bert can't go on a trip with Ernie because his hand has purple paint on it. Ernie puts a mitten on Bert's hand to cover it, but Bert still won't go because he looks silly wearing one mitten. So Ernie completes the outfit with another mitten, a hat, a scarf, and a sled. Ernie then reveals that they are going to the beach.
(First: Episode 0386)
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Cartoon Geometry of Circles #3 "Six Colored Circles"
(First: Episode 1395)
Song "B is for Bubble"
(First: Episode 0008)
SCENE 3 Snuffy does some snuffle exercises. Alice wants to try them too, but Snuffy tells her she's too small. Gordon comes by and recalls how Olivia used to idolize him the way Alice does with Snuffy. Olivia arrives as well and agrees. Snuffy is glad that Olivia didn't grow up to be exactly like Gordon, however; he thinks she looks much better with hair.

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