Sesame Street
Hiroshi wants an art studio
Air date January 24, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors F, T, 5

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SCENE 1 Gina introduces the viewer to Hiroshi, an art student who's working on a sketch of Gina. Oscar drives the Sloppy Jalopy out of the garage and intends to keep it on the street from now on, where more damage can be done to it. Since the garage is now vacant, Hiroshi wonders if he can use it as his art studio. Oscar is reluctant to deal with someone who makes nice art, but allows him to take up residence, just as long as he pays rent - one bag of trash a week, and the first payment is due today.
Mustwatchgame
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(First: Episode 0478)
Professorgrover-listen
Muppets While standing next to a tree being cut down, Professor Grover talks about the importance about listening... especially if the sound indicates some kind of danger.
(First: Episode 1789)
3144x
Cartoon A curious cat chases after a ball of string and explores various places in its home.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2238)
Caseymcphee
Muppets Cookie Monster stars in "The Ballad of Casey McPhee."
(First: Episode 0516)
1800-17
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(First: Episode 0387)
2059y
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)
SignManMilk
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(First: Episode 1116)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
2499-Measure
Cartoon An orange creature shows things that measure.
(EKA: Episode 1969)
Janecurtin
Muppets / Celebrity The Two-Headed Monster disagrees on whether to sing or say the alphabet. Jane Curtin resolves the fight by singing the Alphabet Song. When the monster asks Curtin to join in, all three end up speaking in the same monster language! (references to Curtain playing Cinderella cut)
(First: Episode 2033)
Turtle.Hale
Cartoon T for Turtle
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1146)
Film.Kids.dancing
Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(First: Episode 2499)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird comes to see Hiroshi's studio and doesn't think much of it when Hiroshi just sits and thinks. Hiroshi tells him this is how he gets an idea for art and sings "Just a Little Thought." They picture how the studio will look in their minds. Hiroshi opens the door, where several others are waiting to pitch in and make his idea a reality.
IThoughtaBigThought
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about big things.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0226)
2963-A12
Muppets "Street Garden Cooperation"
(First: Episode 1956)
Owlbirdcompromise Cartoon An owl and a bluebird work out a compromise.
(First: Episode 1493)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
Detective.Hippo
Cartoon The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
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SCENE 3 Bruno brings Oscar over to the garage, where Oscar reminds Hiroshi that if he's not paid by the end of the day, he's evicted. Once he's gone, Hiroshi asks Gina for any trash she has. She has a pair of cracked bowls she considers trash, but the creative Hiroshi knows how he can turn them into art (suggesting a head, perhaps).
2059u
Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no."
(First: Episode 0794)
Ssnews.cinderdress Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Cinderella's Fairy Godmother tries to make a beautiful ball dress appear on Cinderella without success: it ends up on Kermit instead.
(First: Episode 2442)
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Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog and fantastic.
(First: Episode 1102)
Circlegirl
Muppets "Circle the Girl"
(First: Episode 1768)
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SCENE 4 Hiroshi bumps into Luis, who is about to throw out some packing straw. Hiroshi sees this too with some artistic potential and asks to take it off Luis' hands.
2776FrogFilm
Film A male frog hops around and bulges his throat.
(First: Episode 0469)
BabyBird
Cartoon A baby bird tries and tries again to fly from its nest.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1510)
ErnieCMScales
Muppets Ernie explains how a scale can determine what is heavier than another object. With the scale, he was planning to split some cookies with Bert, but can't figure out how to do it. Cookie Monster shows him his way of solving the problem: he eats the cookies off each side of the scale until there are no cookies left. Ernie is disappointed since all he's left with is a "really good scale". Cookie disagrees--he's tasted better.
(First: Episode 0264)
Fleas!
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0630)
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SCENE 5 Maria is about to throw away a set of busted window blinds, which Hiroshi also takes.
Hortense5brooms
Cartoon Hortense sees 5 waltzing brooms in her room.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2508)
Countelevator
Muppets Count von Count works as an elevator operator, with Kermit the Frog as his customer.
(First: Episode 1970)
T-Tigre
Cartoon La letra T es para tigre, tomate, taxi, toro, telefono, televisión, y el terrible tiburon.
(First: Episode 0351)
Hereisyrlifetree
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree's friends.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
(First: Episode 1310)
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Oscar-Sculptre
SCENE 6 Oscar looks forward to evicting Hiroshi from the garage, when Hiroshi unveils his latest work: he's used all the trash he collected to make a sculpture of Oscar. Oscar considers it the greatest piece of Grouch art in the world, signaling Hiroshi can keep his slice of the street. Big Bird announces the sponsors.


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