Sesame Street
Air date April 5, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Christian Clark
Sponsors D, W, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon gets ready for his morning exercises, when the Miami Mice pull up on the block. Tito and J. P. want to join him, though they like exercising not for the health benefits, but because they look great in sweatsuits.
D-Drums
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
(EKA: Episode 2326)
1845n
Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
(First: Episode 1710)
PlacidoTelephone
Muppets Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Telephone of Brazil," to the tune of "Funiculì, Funiculà."
2356-25
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1301)
Noimage
Insert Maria and the kids sing "The Alphabet Song" with the Honkers.
(First: Episode 1606)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Film-busdriver
Film A boy pretends a wagon is a bus. His friend tells him it's not a bus, and explains what her father, a real bus driver, does.
(First: Episode 0181)
Pinball 06
Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
Londonguard
Muppets News Flash: Kermit reports on the London Fog, but keeps getting interrupted by The London Frog, a Grenadier Guardsman carrying the London Log, and the London Hog. The fog then evaporates, so they all dance the London Clog.
(First: Episode 2360)
2795s
Cartoon A man finds and eats five apples, counting the number left after each one.
(First: Episode 1578)
IHeardMyDogBark
Cast Gordon sings "I Heard My Dog Bark" as Susan, Bob, Uncle Wally and some kids make the animal sounds.
(First: Episode 2169)
2059y
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(First: Episode 2368)
Ernie-ernestine
Muppets Ernie talks about the differences between himself and his cousin, Ernestine. He can't find anything that they have in common -- until he hears Ernestine laugh.
(First: Episode 2053)
1710m
Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
1707h
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar feels sad because Slimey has just left for a vacation. Gina consoles him, which no longer makes him sad; now, he's angry.
2256-Ds
Animation Where do the Ds fit?
(First: Episode 1617)
Lookatthepenguinstakinabath
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
StandingAttheBusStopSign
Celebrity The Four Tops sing "Standing at the Bus Stop Sign," while waiting for the bus to arrive. Big Bird pulls up in an imaginary bus.
(First: Episode 2290)
Wih.Witch
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
Pagaent.butterfly
Muppets Pageant: Butterfly.
(First: Episode 1443)
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SCENE 3 Elmo comes to Hooper's Store and learns what a discussion is from David and Gina.
Footprints3
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
2234-ThreeKids
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
2040s
Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
(First: Episode 1412)
3136r
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 2404)
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SCENE 4 While they wait for David to bring lunch outside, Gina and Elmo play a pattern game using the cups and plates. Elmo then guesses what comes next - David with their lunch!
Detective.Linedots
Cartoon A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
(First: Episode 2248)
TwoHeadDANCE!
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "dance" at a disco.
(First: Episode 1395)
PsychABC
Cartoon "Alphabet Imagination": A female voice quickly recites the alphabet followed by a male voice narrating each letter in a series of psychedelic vignettes.
(First: Episode 0345)
2682i
Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking, and horse galloping. (edited)
(First: Episode 0049)
2096q
Cartoon Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(First: Episode 1692)
Noimage
SCENE 5 After lunch, Elmo wants to have a discussion about his peanut butter and jelly sandwich. He then wants to discuss today's sponsors.


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