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Maria & Luis β€” Maria and Luis get no peace
Air date November 16, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors S, X, 17


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Susan finds Big Bird packing his toys for a trip and asks where he is going. He says he is going on his honeymoon. She explains that a honeymoon is a special vacation for two people who have just gotten married. Undeterred, he says that since his will be an imaginary one, he can take anybody he wants. He asks her, and notes that since he packed honey and a picture of a moon, she'll probably have more fun on this one than the real one she took with Gordon.
Cartoon Six snakes spent Saturday on the sand.
(First: Episode 1669)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€”: Grover and his friend Debo notice the letter "S" sitting on a brick wall. He exclaims that the letter is an old friend, and shouts, "Hey, S, babyyyy!" and slaps it off the wall. He remarks, "I hope he did not take that personally."
(First: Episode 0467)
Film Kids narrate what a bald eagle sees when it flies over islands.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0424)
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)
SCENE 2 Big Bird invites some kids to join him on his honeymoon. They play with all the toys in the arbor, and he hopes that Maria and Luis are having as much fun on theirs as he is on his.
SCENE 2 Meanwhile, Maria and Luis are listening to the sounds of nature, like crickets, owls, and a stampede of elephants. Elephants in the Adirondacks?! The noise turns out to be Duane and Ingrid watching movies. They agree to use their headsets.
Cartoon "Poverty X": A man can't think of words that begin with x, so he lists words that end with x.
(First: Episode 0006)
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
Animation A number 9 looks for a house with his number on it.
(EKA: Episode 0283)
Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
(First: Episode 1468)
Cartoon Rap #17
Celebrity James Taylor sings "That Grouchy Face" to Oscar.
(First: Episode 1777)
Cartoon Sign Sounds: WALK TALL
(First: Episode 1161)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(First: Episode 1422)
Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
Muppets / Cast "Dandy David" sings a song about "Tying Your Shoelace" as Herry watches. He then asks him to tie the laces on all the shoes in his collection.
(First: Episode 1574)
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds another one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers.
(First: Episode 1452)
Muppets Biff asks Sully to recite the alphabet, but recites the whole thing without giving him a chance to speak.
(First: Episode 0873)
Song "Old Button Hole"
(First: Episode 1727)

SCENE 3 Gordon's television is broken, right when Maria and Luis are away and can't fix it. The Amazing Mumford offers to use a magic trick to fix it, but he makes it so it only shows squares. He asks what is wrong with that, after all, squares are cute with their four sides and four corners. He tries again, and now it only shows triangles. Gordon is not satisfied because he doesn't want to watch squares or triangles, he just wants to watch a regular show. Mumford tries again, and it tunes in to The Square and Triangle Show.
Cartoon An owl flies, carrying a sign that says "PELIGRO."
(First: Episode 0787)
Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(First: Episode 0539)
Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster name the things they eat at "Breakfast Time."
(First: Episode 1280)
Cartoon A man connects the dots to form a house to escape from the rain.
Artist: Bill Davis
(First: Episode 2218)
Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song (Share in Your Fun with Another Someone)"
(First: Episode 0926)
SCENE 4 Gordon finally gets the television working, and watches Sonny Friendly's game show. He is in the Adirondacks, where two honeymooning couples try to think of words that begin with the letter S. Maria and Luis don't want to play a silly, second-rate game show and ask him to stop, thereby beating Duane and Ingrid.
Gordon calls Susan and Big Bird in to watch. They are too late to see Maria and Luis on television, but Big Bird isn't disappointed, because at least he and Susan can go back to their own honeymoon.
Cartoon A man tries to get to sleep, but is woken up by a fly, a chicken and a drum playing rabbit, all of whom call him on the phone after he throws them out.
(First: Episode 0257)
Film Armadillos on film
Cartoon The rabbit and the turtle race to the top of a building. The rabbit goes up the steps, but the turtle takes the elevator.
(First: Episode 2258)
Muppets Live from the Nestropolitan Opera, Phil Harmonic introduces the staged production of Peligro starring Placido Flamingo.
(First: Episode 2273)
Cartoon A man counts 40 stars at night.
(First: Episode 2243)
SCENE 5 Sonny Friendly is back to give Maria and Luis another chance to win fabulous prizes, but they just want to eat a quiet dinner. The honeymooning couples must find 17 of something. Duane and Ingrid find five pairs of sunglasses, but five is not seventeen. Then Sonny spots Luis' potato chips, and counts seventeen. He and Maria win a trip to New York City.
The gang rushes in, just in time to see their friends on TV. Big Bird has a new idea for his pretend honeymoon: he and Susan can pretend to be Luis and Maria, and Miles can pretend to be Sonny Friendly. Mumford announces the sponsors.

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