Sesame Street
Air date April 5, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Christian Clark
Sponsors D, W, 6


Picture Segment Description
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.
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
(First: Episode 2188)
Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
(First: Episode 1710)
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."
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1301)
Insert Maria and the kids sing "The Alphabet Song" with the Honkers.
(First: Episode 1606)
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
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)
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Cartoon "Pinball Number Count" #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
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)
Cartoon A man finds and eats five apples, counting the number left after each one.
(First: Episode 1578)
Cast Gordon sings "I Heard My Dog Bark" as Susan, Bob, Uncle Wally and some kids make the animal sounds.
(First: Episode 2169)
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)
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(First: Episode 2368)
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)
Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W'
(First: Episode 0806)
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0616)
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.
Animation Where do the Ds fit?
(First: Episode 1617)
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
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)
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1182)
Muppets Pageant: Butterfly.
(First: Episode 1443)
SCENE 3 Elmo comes to Hooper's Store and learns what a discussion is from David and Gina.
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
Insert Three of These Kids are jumping rope, but the fourth one is sitting down and reading a book.
(First: Episode 0415)
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0297)
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)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 2404)

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!
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)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "dance" at a disco.
(First: Episode 1395)
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)
Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping. (edited)
(First: Episode 0032)
Cartoon Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(First: Episode 1692)
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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