Sesame Street
Plot Richard Stoltzman visits
repeat of 2439
Air date December 6, 1989
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors A, Z, 4
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Picture Segment Description
2439a
SCENE 1 Telly Monster introduces the viewer to their special guest today, Richard Stoltzman, who plays his flute for Telly, Bob and the kids.
MeTarzanYouParrot
Cartoon "Me Tarzan ... you parrot!"
Artist: Fred Garbers
Pageant-tooth
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
2269u
Cartoon How many legs does a horse have?
(First: Episode 1523)
2096d
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Richardstoltzman
SCENE 2 Oscar the Grouch has a clarinet that's been taken apart. Richard shows Oscar and Telly that just playing the pieces doesn't produce a good sound -- but when you put all the pieces together, you can play it. He finishes the demonstration by playing Rhapsody in Blue for Oscar and Telly.
3stripes
Animation Three stripes form a jazz trio.
(EKA: Episode 2410)
MumfordMA...GIC
Muppets The Amazing Mumford sounds out the word MAGIC, then makes himself disappear.
(First: Episode 1075)
1845n
Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
(First: Episode 1710)
4genies
Animation Four genies carry the number 4 into a castle.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2244)
Martians.Radio
Muppets The Martians discover a radio. They tune into three different styles of music, none of which they like. Then they tune into some static, which they start joyfully dancing to.
(First: Episode 1329)
Ivelostmypet
Cartoon A mouse tries looking for his pet, describing to his friend what they did yesterday.
(EKA: Episode 0807)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Bob and Richard demonstrate how wind instruments work, then hear a noisy sound coming from Oscar's can. Oscar reveals the sound came from a grouchinet, Fluffy, who is offered some lessons by Richard.
Noimage
Cartoon Letter Z Zebra (0:38)
(First: Episode 2525)
Film.Onthebeach
Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(EKA: Episode 0821)
Alive.Notalive
Cartoon A girl sorts everything she finds which is alive and not alive.
(First: Episode 1526)
1186m
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentHerry Monster asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(First: Episode 0565)
ABC.Fierlinger
Cartoon The Alphabet Song (country, gospel, Mexican)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1576)
Waiter-poetic
Muppets Waiter Grover has a new method of remembering orders: He makes up a poem to remember what is ordered and who ordered it. Mr. Johnson orders a cheeseburger with a pickle and French fries, which Grover interprets as "Round and tasty on a bun, pickles, French fries, yum, yum, yum!" However, he brings Mr. Johnson a grapefruit on a bun.
(First: Episode 2418)
CHinton.Gracias
Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man falls into a hole, and a dragon helps him out.
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 2290)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Bob assists as Richard goes over the musical scales with Fluffy.
Toon.A.Space
Cartoon A for astronaut, airplane, airport and automobile.
(EKA: Episode 2404)
1839zj
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(EKA: Episode 1086)
Rosesarered
Cartoon A peasant tries to woo a pretty girl by reciting the famous "Roses are Red" poem. The lines are fed to him by a poet behind a bush, whom she eventually runs off with.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2058)
3956n
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(EKA: Episode 2062)
Orangeballs.twinkletwinkle
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Bae15
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert build a snowman, but Ernie fears that the snowman will be cold if they don't dress him. Even though Bert tries to tell him that snowmen aren't alive and can't feel the cold, that doesn't stop Ernie from dressing the snowman in Bert's clothing.
(EKA: Episode 2230)
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Noimage
Insert Fascinating Rhythm (from season 19, 1:38)
CaptainBrown
Cartoon "Up and Down with Captain Brown"
(First: Episode 2493)
Londonguard
Muppets News Flash: Kermit reports on the London Fog, but keeps getting interrupted by The London Frog, a Grenadier Guardsman carrying the London Log, and the London Hog. The fog then evaporates, so they all dance the London Clog.
(EKA: Episode 2360)
Toon.HenPenTenMen
Cartoon HEN / PEN / TEN / MEN
(EKA: Episode 1958)
Noodlefactory
Film Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
(EKA: Episode 0984)
Song.zigzagdance-original
Muppets "Zig Zag Dance"
(First: Episode 1567)
FindElephant
Cartoon A girl uses her paint-by-the-numbers set to find an elephant in her picture.
(EKA: Episode 0803)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Telly and the kids help Richard play the clarinet by pressing the keys as he blows.


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