Sesame Street
Air date April 5, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by David Korr
Directed by Jon Stone
Production January 6, 1989
Sponsors S, W, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Snuffy tells the viewer that Alice will be giving them the welcome today. They've been practicing a lot and finally finally greets the viewer, saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" Snuffy considers this a close-enough attempt and beams with pride. He has her do it again for Luis, who is left very confused.
Cartoon "Animal Elevator": 1-10
(First: Episode 2530)
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Herry Monster) split into two separate teams for a game based on whether they have letters or numbers printed on their shirts. However, one of the small ones points out that they've split into one team of big players and one team of small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(First: Episode 0298)
Cartoon W for Wash
(First: Episode 0485)
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(First: Episode 1403)
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1301)
SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, Elmo has Gina help him demonstrate rhyming by placing items into objects they rhyme with (socks in a box and rag in a bag). He then orders some grapes in a bowl and milk in a glass, which Gina notes don't rhyme. Elmo states they're something yummy in his tummy.
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
Film SALIDA (word spins around)
(First: Episode 0967)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Healthy Food."
(First: Episode 2404)
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.
(First: Episode 2564)
Cast Gordon and the word "wand."
(First: Episode 1491)
Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1518)
SCENE 3 Alice is still proudly saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" over and over. Snuffy tries to get her mind off it with a round of "Three of These Things." He inadvertently reminds her of the welcome afterwards.
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
Cartoon Two stick figures use the salida.
(First: Episode 2079)
Muppets / Celebrity Tony Danza and Big Bird play tennis without a ball, and count twenty hits, while Kevin Clash announces.
(First: Episode 2170)
Cartoon Counting 1 to 6 with fruits and veggies
(First: Episode 1767)
SCENE 4 Elmo happens by the Fix-It Shop, where Luis is quickly able to tell him how many miles away the Sun is, how many feet are in a mile and how many inches are in a foot. Elmo is amazed at how fast Luis was able to impart all that information, as Luis snaps for every "just like that" he says. Luis points out that now, Elmo posses the information and can share it just as quickly. Elmo is proud of this fact, but wishes he can snap as well as Luis too.
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(First: Episode 0618)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover shows Torian the difference between back and front.
Cartoon Teeny Little Super Guy explains to Eugene why going to school is important.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1966)
Muppets A monster sings "Comb Your Face."
(First: Episode 1851)
Cartoon 6 mice, 6 snakes, 6 fish, 6 monkeys, 6 witches
(First: Episode 1711)
SCENE 5 Snuffy hopes the next event will make Alice forget about the welcome phrase, as Meryl Sheep takes to her lectern to recite a W poem. Unfortunately, it concludes with the phrase "Welcome to Sesame Street," setting off Alice once more.
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
SSNF Shoe2
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(First: Episode 1050)
Cartoon "Six Soccer Socks"
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1670)
SCENE 6 Slimey crawls down a book of Grouchery Rhymes as Preposterous watches him slowly. Grundgetta sees this and assumes Preposterous is smart enough to read. Maria points out what's actually happening.
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Muppets Clementine plays a game with the viewer to see if they can guess what Forgetful Jones is riding on.
(First: Episode 2218)
Film At a zoo, monkeys clean each other and run around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2505)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
SCENE 7 Snuffy has Alice say "bye-bye" to the viewer, which she now repeats over and over.

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