Sesame Street
Wide World of Sesame Street tracks Miles
Air date April 10, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors F, S, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Wide World of Sesame Street host Telly doesn't know who today's feature is and divines from the clues around him that he's following a day in the life of Miles. However, now he can't seem to Miles anywhere.
Flyfrogcartoon
Cartoon F: A frog and a fly. (voiceover: Casey Kasem)
(First: Episode 0034)
Mpiece.guysdolls
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Guys and Dolls"
Herry Monster sings about how he likes to play with dolls, and Ruby sings about how she likes to play with trucks.
MillieMollyTurtle
Cartoon Millie and Molly argue over whether to get a pet cat or a dog, so their mom gets them a turtle instead.
(First: Episode 1314)
Buses
Film Kids count ten buses as they drive by.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
SignMan-Stop
Cartoon Sign Cartoon: STOP.
After the man reads the sign, two cars screech to a stop, one on each side of him.
(First: Episode 1163)
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SCENE 2 As Wide World of Sesame Street continues, Telly assumes his post outside the Fix-It Shop, where he sees Miles has parked his wagon and assumes he's inside. Luis and Maria emerge instead, carrying things for a party at Big Bird's. They inform Telly that Miles isn't around there either, but Telly has inspired them to use Miles' wagon (which they were fixing) to bring the supplies over to Big Bird's.
CH...IN
Animation CH words are formed on a set of hanging click-balls.
Countblocks

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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to keep an eye on his pyramid of blocks. The Count walks by, and counts the blocks, moving them out of the pyramid shape. Then he counts them again, putting them back into the pyramid. Bert yells at the Count for moving Ernie's blocks, so the Count counts the blocks again, taking the pyramid apart.
(First: Episode 0406)
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Cartoon A photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
(First: Episode 0799)
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Film.AnimalAuction02
Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
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SCENE 3 Telly overhears Gina rehearsing a song for Miles with the Honkers and believes this is where Miles is. Gina breaks it to him that Miles isn't with them either.
Typewriter-S
Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(First: Episode 0792)
Danny oscar bus stop
Muppets / Celebrity Danny DeVito arrives at a bus stop, where Oscar and Bruno are also waiting. Oscar explains that it's a Grouch bus stop, which means the bus doesn't stop for them.
(First: Episode 2145)
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Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
(First: Episode 0153)
Lightbulbsubtraction
Cartoon Lightbulbs subtract from 5 to 0.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2188)
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SCENE 4 Wide World of Sesame Street still hasn't found Miles, but Telly has Meryl Sheep to find an answer. Meryl instead begins to act our her one-lamb show about "The Story of Miles" (in which she acts out every family member), but she also doesn't know of Miles' whereabouts.
3balls.seesaw
Animation Two balls play on a seesaw, when a third ball wants to join them (ending up in the middle).
(First: Episode 2054)
Inthesnowpart1
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit has received a phone call which tells him that there is someone who has been standing out in a terrible snow storm for a long time. Kermit asks everyone who passes by, "Are you that person?" But everyone he asks has been out in the snow for only a short time. Kermit refuses to give up, however, and tells us to stay tuned.
(First: Episode 0750)
F.Fire
Cartoon F for fire, fountain, face, farmer, etc.
(First: Episode 1614)
Ssnews.snow
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit, now shivering a little, is still looking for the person who's been standing out in the snow for a long time. He even asks Farley, too. Still no success yet.
(First: Episode 0750)
DontbeaSnerd
Cartoon Don't be a Snerd when you sneeze.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1487)
Inthesnowpart3
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash (cont'd): Kermit is now buried up to his neck in snow, colder than ever. He calls the attention of passerby Harvey Kneeslapper, who tells Kermit that he is the one who made the call, which was a prank call. As it turns out, Kermit was the one standing out in the storm.
(First: Episode 0750)
1thru6takeaway
Animation The numbers 1-6 are carried away and/or demolished by construction equipment.
(First: Episode 2270)
Shapedancers.square
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a square.
(First: Episode 1276)
Imgointothecity
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
(First: Episode 0770)
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SCENE 5 Telly has stationed himself outside of 123 Sesame Street in case Miles returns home and notices Gina and the kids getting ready for a party in the yard. Telly believes Miles might be attending the party and goes to investigate.
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Cartoon Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(First: Episode 1692)
SchoolGame
Muppets The School Game, hosted by Guy Smiley. Three students have to guess what their teacher does and doesn't do for a living.
(First: Episode 2282)
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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SCENE 6 Telly hides out behind a crate as everyone gets ready for the party, which is a celebration of the anniversary of Miles' adoption. Susan has everyone prepare a surprise when Gordon and Miles approach. Telly pokes out just at the same time and assumes the surprise party was thrown in his honor. He throws to another break, feeling quite flattered.
Noonsign
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
Sg-grocerybag
Muppets Super Grover: Judy Finstermacher has broken her bag of groceries, and Super Grover tries to find a way for her to get the groceries to her home.
(First: Episode 1289)
Slidepuzzle.Elephant
Animation Slide puzzle - elephant
(First: Episode 0389)
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Muppets Ernie sings "Dance Myself to Sleep."
(First: Episode 1705)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
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SCENE 7 Telly, now knowing the true nature of the party, interviews the proud parents about the occasion. Meryl interjects with part of her play, donning a Susan wig and Gordon mustache to act out what the two have just uttered. Telly announces the sponsors.


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