Sesame Street
Air date April 21, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Christian Clark
Sponsors T, X, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
Insert Big Bird and the Birdketeers show the viewer how "You Can Be a Birdketeer."
(First: Episode 2155)
Animation A frog is formed out of seeds.
(First: Episode 2379)
Film Traffic lights
(First: Episode 0131)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
Muppets Sneak Peek Previews
Telly and Oscar have a dispute over who will be first and last to take their seats. After screening a cartoon about drawing a face, they argue some more over who will be the first and last to leave. Telly ends up falling and spilling his popcorn, allowing Oscar to have the last laugh.
Cartoon Three turtles present the letter T.
(First: Episode 1666)
SCENE 1 Elmo asks many questions as Luis fixes a radio. He tells Elmo he's very curious, then explains what the word means. Elmo likes this new word and says it over and over. As Luis pulls out his lunch, Elmo begins to stare intently at it. He's curious about what Luis is having, but he's also something else - hungry. Luis gladly splits his sandwich with him.
Cartoon Nine sheep (Maria voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1501)
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(First: Episode 0791)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The Count ruins Kermit's opportunities to interview The Three Little Pigs and the Seven Dwarves by counting them.
(First: Episode 0569)
Animation 5 goldfish, take away 2, leaves 3.
(First: Episode 2252)
Celebrity Sid Caesar and Tatyana Ali practice showing their emotions.
(First: Episode 1999)
Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Muppets At night, Ernie sings "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon."
(First: Episode 1910)
Cartoon Luis (in voice-over) counts racehorses numbered 9 to 1 as they cross the finish line.
(First: Episode 2110)
Film A dented car door is repaired and repainted at an auto body shop.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon The letter X
(First: Episode 0482)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the word "Pop" and blows up a balloon so they can pop it.
(First: Episode 1569)
Cartoon A girl talks about imagination.
(First: Episode 0353)

Insert Maria makes the bus just in time, but Gordon and Linda miss it. Snuffy invites them to follow him to the Snuffleupa-bus stop, where he'll catch the Snuffleupa-bus to Snufflegarten. Gordon and Linda are amazed at the size of the bus stop and the bus itself. After he gets on the Snuffleupa-bus and goes off to school, Gordon and Linda notice their bus leaving at another stop, and they run to catch it.
(First: Episode 2142)
Cartoon Que es Esto?: Horse
(First: Episode 1974)
Insert Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
(First: Episode 0408)
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover tells Mr. Johnson the menu, which has the items numbered. Number 9 is the special of the day. It turns out to be a real number nine, but Mr. Johnson doesn't want it. (It's medium rare, and he likes his nines well-done.)
(First: Episode 1377)
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(First: Episode 0815)


Insert Buster and Fred, dressed as cows, approach Olivia, asking if she knows where Gladys the Cow is. They're helping with a song of hers and the lack of local cows forces them to play some. Gladys arrives and Olivia questions Gladys' loyalty to her species, due to the fact that she's always pretending to be other animals. Gladys is surprised and tells her she is proud, which is the subject of her song. The animals set up by some boxes and Gladys performs "I'm Proud to Be a Cow." Afterward, Olivia is speechless.
(First: Episode 1650)
Cartoon Don't cross the street alone.
(EKA: Episode 1942)
Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
Squeal of Fortune title

Muppets Prairie Dawn and The Count are contestants on "Squeal of Fortune."
(First: Episode 2331)
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
SCENE 2 Bob and Telly are going fishing and their bus is due at any moment. Oscar pops up and claims to love fish so much, he even has a picture hanging in his can. He brings it up, but Telly doesn't see any fish. They manage to find the four fish embedded within the picture, but they end up missing their bus in the process (to Oscar's delight).
Cartoon Round and angled pegs fit into their respective holes.
(First: Episode 1452)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(First: Episode 0601)
Cartoon Brand X
(First: Episode 0299)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about the letter X.
(First: Episode 0560)
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(First: Episode 0793)
SCENE 3 Telly and Bob pass by Oscar with a bunch of fish in hand. Oscar asks where they got the fish if they missed their bus. "At the supermarket," the two reply.

Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 2468 Episode 2470
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+