Sesame Street
Air date March 2, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Christian Clark
Sponsors K, N, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Juliet welcomes the viewer. The Miami Mice pull up on the street and give their own welcome in Spanish (after doing a fashion check, of course).
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Cartoon An owl flies, carrying a sign that says "PELIGRO."
(First: Episode 0787)
Grover.lumberjack
Muppets Grover the lumberjack thinks he is the first to arrive for supper, but he gets trampled by a gang of French-Canadian lumberjacks who get to the food table before he has a chance to get his snow boots off. By the time he finally gets them off, a grizzly bear grabs the last plate of food.
(First: Episode 1343)
1836m
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Run."
(First: Episode 0372)
Copydrums
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie plays a game with Bert where Ernie plays riffs on his drum set and Bert has to repeat them back. Bert is surprisingly good at the game.
(First: Episode 1809)
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Cartoon How many legs does a horse have?
(First: Episode 1523)
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SCENE 2 In today's edition of "Ask Oscar," Telly reads a letter from viewer Mary Muck, who wants to know about the importance of listening. Oscar pretends not to be listening at all, which is a fun game Grouches like to play. Mary Muck calls in to hear the answer again - she wasn't listening.
Anthill
Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
Canttakethat
Muppets "They Can't Take That Away from Me": Cookie Monster's six cookies are subtracted down to zero.
(First: Episode 2351)
4dolphins
Cartoon Four dolphins
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1491)
2234-Boxing
Cast David the champion is ready for the match, but assistant Luis gives him the wrong match for his boxing glove. Once the right one is placed, he and Gordon face off in a game of marbles.
(First: Episode 0686)
1041Klion
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0619)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
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SCENE 3 Bob finishes work on his "masterpiece," a humble painting of some flowers. Telly urges him to apply a "WET PAINT" sign on it to make sure nobody ruins it. Bob appeases Telly and does this, when an Anything Muppet spots this. His is instantly enamored with Bob's work and asks to have it - the WET PAINT sign, not the painting.
Rhymeswithballtoon
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
Groverkatie
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Katie think of rhymes.
(First: Episode 1644)
Cardmemory-1232
Animation A man plays a memory game using cards.
(First: Episode 1232)
ListenHereTruck
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
HootsandWyntonduel

FlyingHoots
Insert Hoots gets into a musician's duel with Wynton Marsalis. Hoots ends up winning by flying and playing his saxophone at the same time.
(First: Episode 2205)
1709h
Cartoon 4 Carpenters
(First: Episode 1616)
Film-boysshovels
Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
I'mCold
Muppets An Anything Muppet sings "I'm Cold" in the middle of a blizzard.
(First: Episode 0368)
Coolsell-Exercise
Cartoon Howard Coolsell finds out about exercise.
(First: Episode 1631)
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SCENE 4 Telly has been knocking on Oscar's trash can for some time now, but Oscar doesn't answer; he merely knocks back. Oscar finally appears and says it was all part of a Grouch knocking game intended to make people angry. Oscar compliments how well Telly got angry and offers to play again. Only now, he drives Telly batty by not even knocking back.
ConsonantSound-K-Kangaroo
Cartoon K - Kangaroo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1160)
Followarrowfollowarrow
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Song.hippopotamusround
Song Joe Raposo sings "Hippopotamus Round."
(First: Episode 0413)
2257zb
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "When I Listen".
(First: Episode 1760)
Cartoon ifwedare
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(First: Episode 0726)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Susan sees that Oscar and Slimey are planning for a worm picnic Slimey is going to be taking. However, instead of picnicking in the country, he's doing it under a potted plant.
Lightbulbsubtraction
Cartoon Lightbulbs subtract from 5 to 0.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2188)
Ice Follies Song of the Count
Muppets Ice Follies: Count von Count skates to the tune of "The Song of the Count" ending with the rink lights simulating lightning.
(First: Episode 0884)
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Song Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice".
(First: Episode 1708)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(First: Episode 1227)
Cartoonsignlanguageabc Cartoon Signing Alphabet,” an animated film by Steve Finkin. Music for voice and electronics by Joan La Barbara.
(First: Episode 1056)
2356-39
Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
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SCENE 6 Bob comes to see Slimey picnic and asks if there's anything he can do to. Slimey tells Oscar to tell Bob to move - he's blocking the sunlight.


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