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Sesame Street
Maria & Luis β€” Luis moves in with Maria
Air date November 23, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors H, T, 5

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob and Maria are helping Luis move his furniture into Maria's apartment. Big Bird is trying to help too, but he spends so much time talking about how everyone is cooperating that he ends up getting in the way.
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
Animation A ball looks for its match on a brick wall.
(First: Episode 1470)
Muppets Kermit watches Grover as he touches his nose with his toes five times. Kermit then tries to do the same, but ends up hurting himself.
(First: Episode 1629)
Film Chimps running around (piano music)
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)
SCENE 2 Linda suggests they form a line and pass Luis's things to each other like a bucket brigade. They get all his things to the top of the stairs before Oscar the Grouch points out that they've blocked the doorway.
Cartoon H - Horse
(First: Episode 0474)
Film A blind boy narrates his day. He reads braille, adds with an abacus, and plays in the playground with his friends.
(First: Episode 1757)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon Five Swans
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1460)
Muppets Ernie helps Cookie Monster in making apple-walnut-raisin cookies, but every time Ernie hands the monster each ingredient, Cookie Monster instantly devours it.
(First: Episode 1287)
Cartoon "Four Friends" - a reggae song about a group of animals who wash a car together.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2242)
SCENE 3 Bob is tired from helping Luis move. Linda isn't tired, because she has Barkley to help her. Bob borrows Barkley to help him pull a chair to where he wants to sit down.
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1204)
Muppets "Muppets Rhyme in School."
(First: Episode 2291)
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(First: Episode 0497)
Cartoon "Up and Down with Captain Brown"
Muppets / Celebrity Mookie Wilson and Keith Hernandez of the New York Mets try to play baseball with The Count, but he would rather swing the bat and count strikes.
(First: Episode 2333)
Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(First: Episode 1990)
SCENE 4 Telly helps Luis unpack. He puts Luis's plants on the bookshelf next to Maria's, but there isn't room for all of them. He worries about the homeless plant until Maria tells him to put it on the coffee table. Then Maria tells him to move all the plants off the bookshelf to make room for Luis's books. He worries that if their things don't all fit in the apartment, they will regret getting married. The plants find a home on the window sill, but one doesn't fit. Maria gives it to Telly, who is very happy, but worries that if it grows to be a tree someday then there won't be room for it in his apartment either.
Cartoon A chicken gets an idea to sit on a football and hatch it like an egg.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2360)
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Eskimohome.jpg Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
Madscientisth.jpg Cartoon A mad scientist puts together a capital H.
(First: Episode 0284)
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D Major II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
Cartoon A boy chases a butterfly, and watches the clouds form into different objects.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1736)
SCENE 5 Luis asks Maria where he can put his pictures. Every time Maria rejects a spot, Telly gets more worried that they will never find a solution. Luis tells him to get a grip, they'll figure it out. Maria says she is sorry but she can't think of any place for them...until she sees that they are all of her. Then she tells him he can put them wherever he wants.
Cartoon A pink circle splits into a cat, and a gray circle splits into a mouse.
(First: Episode 0452)
Muppets Ernie and Bert search for Dr. Livingstone in the jungle.
(First: Episode 1736)
Film Animal camouflage with kid voiceovers.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0366)
Insert At the Grouchland Ballroom, Gordon and Susan win a T-shaped award for their performance of the "Trashcan Tango".
(First: Episode 1725)
Film Old bottles are made into new bottles at a recycling plant.
music: "Black Eyed Peas" by Graham Preskett
(First: Episode 0917)
Animation 2 houses plus 2 equals 4.
(First: Episode 0298)
SCENE 6 The phone rings, and Luis tells Maria to get it. She tells him to get it--he lives there too, now, it could be for him. They can't find the phone among the boxes so they miss the call, but Luis remarks that that was their first living-together married phone call. The phone rings again and they pick it up. It is Big Bird, calling to tell them that Sesame Street has been brought to you today by the letters H and T, and by the number 5, and that Sesame Street is a production of Children's Television Workshop.

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