Sesame Street
Señor Zero strikes again!
(repeat of 2422)
Air date December 4, 1989
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors B, L, 3
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At the crack of dawn, Big Bird listens to the sounds of the morning. One such sound is from Hoots the Owl, who's fallen asleep with his sax in his beak. Big Bird wakes him up to alert of him of, then Hoots provides Big Bird with another sound - himself snoring.
1736w
Film A saxophone is made in a factory, while a solo saxophone underscores the process.
(First: Episode 1446)
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
E&Btomuchtv
Muppets Ernie & Bert — On a rainy day, Ernie watches TV, when Bert suggests he do something else, like write a story. Thus, Ernie sets everything out on the table, including pencils, paper, a pencil sharpener, and a wastebasket (which somehow ended up on Bert's head). Ernie is now ready to write a story, but instead, he leaves everything set out for when he gets an idea.
(First: Episode 1293)
Toon.firstmate
Cartoon A captain and a first mate think they have planned ahead well for their trip at sea, but they forgot to take in the anchor.
(First: Episode 1591)
Fay.4balls
Film Fay Ray subtracts four balls.
(First: Episode 2586)
200007
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(First: Episode 0771)
2503-Spanish
Insert Maria sings a counting song and game that teaches the kids to count in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1926)
Blownose
Film I hab a cauld ib by dose.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1170)
AlphaChat-L
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
LakeLillian
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
CamelsEating
Film A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0388)
PaulSimonLBM.ABC
Celebrity Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing the African Alphabet Song.
(EKA: Episode 2431)
BCayard.Pyramid
Cartoon The king of the Farcums wants a pyramid built; he and his subjects get inspiration from a seesaw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar turns on the television so Slimey can workout along with Richard Slimens' program "Stay in Shape the Worm Way."
3Prettykitties
Animation Three pretty kitties live in a celery house.
(First: Episode 1663)
Pageant-seed
Muppets Pageant: How a flower grows
Gladys the Cow stars as a seed. Ernie plays a rain cloud and Herry Monster is the sun, whose attentions cause the seed to bloom into a flower.
(First: Episode 2420)
Paintingb
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B. (edited)
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
Strongmen
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
2422-Fish
SCENE 3 Grandpa Grouch has sent Oscar three smelly fish, recommending he give some to Grundgetta, only he can't decide how many to give her. Oscar really wants to give none away. At the mention of "none," Luis gets a glazed look in his eye and darts off to water his bicycle.
Suddenly, in swings Señor Zero! He informs Oscar of the numerical value of 0, which helps him greatly.
1800-4
Cartoon A man in a bowler hat examines what's behind each door.
(First: Episode 1409)
CaptainVegetable
Muppets "It is I, Captain Vegetable!"
(First: Episode 1741)
2963-D7
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a buffalo.
(EKA: Episode 2494)
Geeflegonk
Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(First: Episode 0452)
1706i2
Film Sounds Around the House with Violin
(First: Episode 1706)
BigBikes
Cartoon Big / bigger / biggest (bikes)
(First: Episode 1245)
2422-Tennis
SCENE 4 Luis makes Oscar's tennis racquet unusable for his game in the Grouch Open tournament today. Suddenly, Oscar becomes the contestant on Sonny Friendly's "What's My Number" game. He holds up some pencils and asks Oscar to count them. Oscar gives negative replies that someone includes the homophones for the numbers, earning him points. When Sonny holds up no pencils, Oscar shuts his mouth. Luis exits and in swoops Señor Zero, who declares there are zero pencils. His reward is zero prizes. When Luis returns, Oscar forgoes the tennis match and resolves to take a nap, vowing to give Señor Zero a piece of his mind if he ever sees him again.
1736r
Cartoon A boy learns to play his violin by practicing.
(First: Episode 1513)
GroverCarlinaLove
Muppets Muppet and Kid Moments: Grover and Karlena talk about the word "love" on a sign.
(First: Episode 2392)
1220-CarWash
Film A dirty car gets cleaned at the car wash.
(First: Episode 1114)
1576l
Cartoon "The Little Letter L: A Poem by Louise"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1526)
Bae18
Muppets Caveman Days: Taking the kid to school
Ernie (the father) and Bert (the kid) go over the procedure of crossing the street.
(First: Episode 1950)
Toon.3blackbirds
Cartoon Luis counts three blackbirds, which lay three eggs.
(EKA: Episode 2242)
Noimage
SCENE 5 At night, Hoots greets the Bovine Sisters (Maxine, Laverne and Patti), a cow singing group on their way home from work. They agree to jam with him for a bit and help him warm up by repeating the samples he plays. They all perform the closing theme as Luis announces the sponsors.


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