Sesame Street
Air date March 2, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Sponsors G, M, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird tells the viewer that nobody else is available to play with him. He doesn't mind and sings about all the fun he can have on his own ("I've Got Me").
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Fashion Report
Ernie gives a report on what the well-dressed trees are wearing each season.
(EKA: Episode 2417)
Film Finding round things in a supermarket (David voiceover)
(First: Episode 0434)
Cartoon Jake the Snake demonstrates body parts.
Artist: Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(First: Episode 2486)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts a dinner for all things that begin with the sound SH. Guests include a shirt, a shrieking shovel, a shepherd, and a shark.
Song "Spring Song"
(First: Episode 1295)
Cartoon Number factory 1-10
(First: Episode 2541)
SCENE 2 Oscar ropes Maria into co-hosting this week's edition of "Ask Oscar" while Telly is at the dentist. Maria reads a letter from Mucky McBlegcch of Hobroken, New Jersey, who hasn't felt angry in a week and is coming to Sesame Street immediately for a solution. Sure enough, Mucky arrives and begs Oscar to help. Oscar takes his sweet time coming up with an answer, aggravating Mucky more and more until they realize they feel angry again. Maria cuts off Mucky to end the show and a three-way argument breaks out.
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover talks to Chelsea about what their eyes, ears, nose, and mouth can do. Chelsea mentions that they both have them and also have hands, feet, bellies, necks, arms, backs, and shoulders. Grover replies they have a cornucopia of parts, which means they have a lot of good stuff.
(First: Episode 2389)
Song "Starfish" by Joe Raposo.
(re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 2487)
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)
Cartoon M for Mask
(First: Episode 2079)
SCENE 3 Daniel, who is blind, joins Big Bird in his nest. Daniel will make a clay sculpture of Radar and gets a sense of what the bear looks like by feeling him. He begins working on the head.
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(First: Episode 1171)
SCENE 3 cont'd Daniel's sculpture is completed. Big Bird and Radar love it.
Animation El numero cinco (Luis VO)
(First: Episode 2115)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
Celebrity Linda Ronstadt sings a special rewritten version of "Y Andalé" with a mariachi band.
(First: Episode 2487)
Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0239)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl reads the word "hug" with Herry.
(First: Episode 1084)
Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
(First: Episode 0487)
Insert At day care, Dana reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Miles and the kids.
(First: Episode 2463)
Cartoon A man takes advantage of his television appearance to display his giant ME sign.
(First: Episode 0781)
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy: Two boys are fighting over a swing, so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1967)

Muppets The Count's main jumping-over-the-bed flock of sheep quits on him, so he calls the "24 Hour Emergency Counting Service". A reluctant deliveryman in sheep's clothing laments, "It's not an easy way to make a livin' ..."
(First: Episode 2122)
Animation Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in.
SCENE 4 Maria is about to take a nap, as having the baby makes her more tired more often. Mr. Snuffleupagus wants to help out in any way he can, so Maria props his snuffle behind her head like a pillow.
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(First: Episode 1170)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads a story for Bert that he's written on his typewriter. It turns out to be a dramatic reading of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1112)
Cartoon More and more moths appear, and devour a man's clothes.
Artist: Bob Kurtz
(First: Episode 0294)
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
Cartoon A conductor conducts a choir to hum his music ("My Music").
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1207)
SCENE 5 Maria offers to play with Big Bird now, but he's very tired from all the things he's done today. He has been thinking of some names for Maria's baby and thinks he has a good one - Radar; he has several, similar alternatives if the baby turns out to be a girl.

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