Sesame Street
The Count's "Sleeping Beauty"
(repeat of 2352)
Air date December 7, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors B, O, 2


Picture Segment Description
Insert Snuffy shows Susan and some kids how to do "The Snuffle Shuffle."
(First: Episode 2225)
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a boat.
(EKA: Episode 2474)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
Film Armadillos on film
(First: Episode 2488)
Grover the Messenger
Muppets Grover and Mr. Johnson: Grover the messenger goes to Mr. Johnson's home to deliver some singing telegrams. After reading a series of wrong telegrams, he reads another one that actually is for Mr. Johnson, and an important one at that, but Grover does not remember who it is from.
(First: Episode 1828)
Cartoon Two Farm Animals (Gordon voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1447)
Muppets / Celebrity Baseball fan Telly is looking at his cards when he sees a familiar face stop by. He asks the man to pose for him, to compare him to the card on which Telly thinks he's seen the man. He realizes that it is indeed Ron Darling of the New York Mets, and Telly asks him to read his own card.
(First: Episode 2080)
Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(First: Episode 0954)
Film Lobster fisherman
(First: Episode 0966)
Muppets The Miss Muffet Play
(First: Episode 0280)
Cartoon The Bellhop is told that there are two kids, Betty and Bobby Blobby, who are lost in the lobby, and he must help them find their parents.
Film In Alaska, a sculptor makes carvings of cold climate animals.
Music: David Snell
(First: Episode 2365)
Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
Insert Maria sings a counting song and game that teaches the kids to count in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1926)
Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)

Muppets Game Show: The How Many Game??
Guy Smiley tells The Two-Headed Monster to find two things in 30 seconds. They bring one bowling ball, four sheep and three cows, all of which don't count. Suddenly, they realize they have two heads, which means they win! Little Bo Peep appears looking for her sheep, a train appears out of nowhere, and the scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2076)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
Film A girl wants to learn a playground rhyme after watching some other girls do it, so one of them teaches her.
(First: Episode 2284)
SCENE 1 The Count has written his own version of "Sleeping Beauty," in which he and Gladys the Cow will be starring. As he makes the costumes, Gordon and the kids help measure her body.
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which works. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
Cast Live at Sesame Hall, Bob, Maria, and Luis sing "The Curious Cantata" about a bird who asks a lot of questions, played by the ever-curious Big Bird.
(First: Episode 2160)
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(First: Episode 0173)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, using a pull-down map, tries to give everyone directions to Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother's house. No one listens to Kermit. In the end, Red joins her grandmother, the Big Bad Wolf, and a cab driver for a picnic.
(First: Episode 1955)
Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
Cartoon Letter B/b (bouncing circles)
(First: Episode 2222)
SCENE 2 Gladys and the Count begin rehearsing the play. Gladys is not in favor of having to snore, especially when all the Count does is count the snores. She quits and the Count decides to hire Meryl Sheep instead.
Cartoon Animals walk.
(First: Episode 0926)

Muppets Mac TV host Old MacDonald introduces the newest music video, "A New Way to Walk" performed by The Oinker Sisters.
(EKA: Episode 2268)
Song "B is for Bubble"
(First: Episode 0008)
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1523)

Prince Count

SCENE 3 Gordon narrates the Count's story. The prince (Count) finds the sleeping princess (Meryl) and counts her snores. His thunder and lightning wakes her up, but she'd rather "baa" than count with him. They cooperate by letting him count her baas. After the play, Gladys barges in and claims her mooing would've been better. The two females argue over their respective sounds, while the Count counts them and Gordon announces the sponsors.

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