Sesame Street
Barkley won't take his bath
(repeat of 2436)
Air date January 1, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors D, Q, 2
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria and the kids chase Barkley, who doesn't want to take his bath. Maria lures him out of hiding with a doggy treat, but when they reach the hose, he sprints off again.
Cartoon A girl talks about her skin.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2611)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster follows the arrows.
(First: Episode 1627)
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(EKA: Episode 1016)
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet. (dog washing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
SCENE 2 Oscar has given Barkley shelter in his trash can, where only his tail can be seen wagging from the top. Oscar stuffs it down when Maria shows up looking for him. Maria sees a bit of his tail sticking out. Oscar instructs Barkley to head for the swimming pool, which satisfies Maria - Barkley can get clean after all now.
Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(First: Episode 2498)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit witnesses how Santa Claus comes down the chimney, but not before a chimney sweep enters the chimney first. When Santa finally comes down, he grabs the chimney sweep and Kermit, sits them firmly on his lap and asks them what they want for Christmas.
(First: Episode 2592)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0766)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(First: Episode 0463)
Cartoon Super 2 solves problems by doubling things.
(First: Episode 1643)

Muppets / Celebrity Fish seller Trasha (Tracey Ullman) gives some Grouchy voice lessons to Grundgetta, while Oscar watches. They are shocked to learn Trasha wasn't always so Grouchy and flashes back to her mentor, Professor Piggens (played by a Cockney Oscar). He teaches her a Grouchy song - "Grouches in the South of France." After the flashback, Grundgetta begins to get the hang of the accent.
(First: Episode 2584)
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(First: Episode 0440)
Film A man shows a boy how to make a wheelbarrow.
(First: Episode 1488)
Cartoon One of these shoe pairs ...
(First: Episode 0503)
Muppets Grover climbs a tree and finds a bird's nest with some eggs in it. The eggs hatch, and the baby birds think Grover is their mommy. When the real mother bird arrives, she mistakes Grover for one of her babies. She gives them all a flying lesson, but Grover promptly falls to the ground.
(First: Episode 0570)
Cartoon Five Purple Konkers
(First: Episode 0775)
Muppets Telly sounds out the word COLD and is struck with a snow storm.
(First: Episode 1543)
Cartoon D-dart
(First: Episode 0292)

Cast Bob reads "The King's Apples," in which King Gerry the Generous has trouble sharing his three apples with his daughter and the royal doctor, each of whom want two apples. An apple tree shows up to solve his problem by adding three apples to the three he currently has, making six.
(First: Episode 2295)
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
Muppets An Anything Muppet asks another "Is this the D train?" A subway train then arrives, letting out several letter Ds.
(First: Episode 1493)
Song "It's Easy"
(First: Episode 1727)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"
The forty thieves insist that they be introduced along with Ali Baba before the story begins, but by the time Alistair Cookie finishes counting them, the show has run out of time.
(First: Episode 2402)
Cartoon "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Animation by Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
Cast Linda teaches Maleeka to sign the word "COLD."
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
(First: Episode 1808)
Muppets Gladys the Cow assists the Amazing Mumford on stage. Mumford says he will make her disappear, but his attempts fail, so he says he'll turn her into a duck instead. She runs offstage in fright, which means his trick did work this time.
(First: Episode 2579)
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(First: Episode 0780)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to play a game where they take turns counting and then saying "Q". Ernie goes first with "1 Q", and Bert follows with "2 Q". The game continues, until Bert gets to "10 Q". "You're welcome, Bert!" Ernie says.
(First: Episode 0440)
Hippo coconut
Cartoon A hippo has difficulty getting the succulent fruit down from a tree, and enlists the help of another hippo.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1899)
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Cartoon Two giraffes (Swedish animation)
(First: Episode 1468)
There's a Bird on Me
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet (Shark fishing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
SCENE 3 At today's Grouchketeer meeting, Oscar starts up a lesson on subtraction. Three of the members are subtracted and re-locate to the lower wall of 123 Sesame Street, where Gordon invites them for lemonade.

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