Sesame Street
Elmo and the cloud
Air date December 21, 1989
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Sponsors T, V, 17

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Song.birdcallboogie
SCENE 1 Hoots does "The Birdcall Boogie" with Gina, Mike and some kids.
2598-Dog
Animation Draw a line from the dog to the bowl and underline the hen.
(EKA: Episode 2178)
2233-Kayak
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
(First: Episode 0297)
Whatsmyjob1

Whatsmyjob2
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What's My Job?" in which blindfolded monster contestants guess the occupations of different professionals, including Sonny Friendly.
(First: Episode 2573)
3816za
Cartoon Rap #17
(First: Episode 2488)
Linda-STREET
Cast Linda teaches a boy how to say "STREET" in sign language.
400029
Cartoon A rabbit crosses the STREET, and almost gets run over.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 0778)
Character.bats
Muppets The Count sings "The Batty Bat."
(First: Episode 2096)
ViolinV
Cartoon V for violin
(First: Episode 2386)
Suzanne.Smallsteps

Suzanne.Biglunch
Celebrity Suzanne Farrell takes small and big steps, then has a little lunch and a big lunch.
(First: Episode 1422)
Whichcomesfirst
Song Joe Raposo asks the musical question, "Which Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?"
(First: Episode 0276)
Bananashare
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to share a banana with him. Ernie gets the inside of the banana, and gives Bert the peel.
(First: Episode 0464)
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
(First: Episode 0821)
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SCENE 2 Mike listens as Shelley the Turtle types up a story inside his shell. When he emerges, Mike reads the story - "Once upon a time, there was a turtle." Mike suggests he add some more plot to make it more interesting.
2269c
Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Doitbymyself
Film "I Can Do It By Myself"
(First: Episode 1727)
1041numbers
Cartoon Drill sergeant 0 roll-calls army of numbers 1-20.
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Grover-caveman-biff
Muppets In ancient times, Grover invents the wheel to help Biff move a stone up a hill.
(First: Episode 0915)
DontbeaSnerd
Cartoon Don't be a Snerd when you sneeze. Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1487)
Cookie-Maria healthysnacks
Muppets / Cast Cookie Monster has agreed to help Maria on her lecture on good things to eat. Unbeknownst to Cookie, she has raisins, cucumber spears, carrot sticks and apples. Cookie tries all of them and he likes them. He finishes by eating all the dishes.
(First: Episode 1518)
HubleyV02
Cartoon Vitamins give vim, vigor and vitality to a droopy "V."
(First: Episode 0311)
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SCENE 3 Shelly has made a full story, complete with illustrations. Mike reads it to the kids. The story is about a turtle looking for a home, unaware that his shell is already one.
Turtle.Hale
Cartoon "T" for Turtle
(First: Episode 1146)
Circlegirl
Muppets "Circle the Girl"
(First: Episode 1768)
1710p
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: "WALK TALL" - A snake tells the man that all he (the snake) can do is "crawl tall."
(First: Episode 1161)
2362-Scales
Film In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
(First: Episode 1717)
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SCENE 4 Gina finds Elmo talking to a cloud in the sky. Gina tells him that cloud's aren't alive, so they can't converse with furry, little monsters. Elmo understands and gets another idea - he wants to hug the cloud! Now, he just needs a way to reach it.
2003-Police
Cartoon In still photographs, a boy asks his friend what his mother does. The mother's shoes become animated, as she describes what she did today. She turns out to be a policewoman.
(First: Episode 1578)
ButterflyCloud
Cartoon A boy chases a butterfly, and watches the clouds form into different objects.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1736)
Listening
Muppets Kermit the Frog explains the importance of listening, using the Two-Headed Monster as an example.
(First: Episode 1767)
BodyPartShoutOut
Film Body Part Shout-Out
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0264)
Manclimbsboy
Cartoon / Film A cartoon man climbs a live-action boy.
(First: Episode 0494)
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SCENE 5 Elmo has set up a ladder to get to the sky. Gina now tells him that this won't work either and that the cloud is far too high to reach. When thunder blares, they find that the cloud can touch Elmo on the Earth - through the rain.
Toon.beingapig
Cartoon A pig sings "Pig's Love Song."
(First: Episode 0462)
Shapedancers.square
Cast Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a square.
(First: Episode 1276)
Film.Kids.dancing
Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(First: Episode 2499)
1396c
Cartoon The journey of a "V" is told in limerick.
(First: Episode 0507)
2644c
SCENE 6 Elmo calls Gina out from Hooper's Store to tell her that the cloud has disappeared. Gina tells him that since it stopped raining, there's no more clouds. Since the rain has left a puddle on the sidewalk, he can still touch the cloud in a way. As he plays with the puddle, Gina announces the sponsors.


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