Sesame Street
Big Bird and Anna play with rope
(repeat of 2464)
Air date January 2, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors L, P, 8
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Picture Segment Description
Insert Gordon comes across a very happy Forgetful Jones, who can't remember why he's so happy. Gordon helps him remember that it was because of the sunshine, the breeze, the swaying trees and the sound of his heartbeat, all in time with each other. Forgetful observes, "Can you imagine me forgetting simple things that make me happy?"
(First: Episode 1839)
Cartoon A snake has a knot in his middle, and he can't find his end. The detective helps the snake find his end ... playing drums in a band.
(First: Episode 2600)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has gone shopping -- buying bread for himself, and peanut butter for Bert. They realize that it's dull to eat what they have separately, and they decide to cooperate, so they can each have a peanut butter sandwich.
(First: Episode 0279)
Film A zookeeper feeds some polar bears sardines.
(First: Episode 1647)
Cartoon A girl uses her imagination while sitting on a sofa.
(First: Episode 0765)

Film Wanda the Word Fairy drives to a market to demonstrate the words of foods, attracting the suspicious gaze of the grocer in the process.
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(First: Episode 0433)

Muppets Oscar the Grouch hosts "The Trash is Right", in which contestant Grundgetta has to match each pile of trash with the picture of the person who threw it away.
(First: Episode 2258)
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Muppets "Beginning, Middle, End"
(First: Episode 1115)
Cartoon A moving truck takes the number 8.
(First: Episode 1446)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog interviews some colonial American citizens who are participating in the Boston "T" Party. Rather than tea, they drop things that begin with the letter "T" in the water instead!
(EKA: Episode 2348)
Animation It's a snail!
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1711)
SCENE 1 Big Bird and Anna look for some fun to have, as virtually everyone on the street isn't around. They find a discarded piece of rope and have fun pretending it's a tightrope to walk across.
Cartoon The Bellhop has to bring 8 steamer trunks down 8 flights of stairs.
(First: Episode 2511)
Film To a jazz rhythm soundtrack, the camera zooms in on flowers growing on a tree.
(First: Episode 0156)
Cartoon Yo-yo elevator
(EKA: Episode 1971)
Muppets / Cast "Sing Your Synonyms"
(First: Episode 2331)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster takes turns reading itself a story.
(First: Episode 2590)
Cartoon ADVENTURE! A man and woman escape a boulder, a crocodile, and other obstacles.
(First: Episode 2080)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and Anna imagine the rope is now a "Laser Lasso." They imagine themselves out in space, as Anna (as "Luke Cloudwalker") and Big Bird (as "Big-2 Bird-2") catch the nefarious Garth Raider (who turns out to be just a fire hydrant in real life).
Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
Muppets Game Show: The Addition Game
Hosted by Guy Smiley, the contestant has to figure out how to add numbers. The contestant is Herry Monster, who solves all the questions except "3+1=_", so he brings in four cars in the studio.
(First: Episode 0960)
Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: John Montague, Earl of Sandwich, invents a new type of food that can be eaten while playing cards.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2574)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a laughing man.
(EKA: Episode 1845)
Muppets At night, Ernie sings "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon."
(First: Episode 1910)
Cartoon L for Lion (sand)
(First: Episode 2107)
SCENE 3 Next, the two picture themselves in a jungle playing tug-o-war against three, strong gorillas. Back in reality, their game becomes real when Barkley snatches the other end.
Cartoon Magical Herman's number trick
(First: Episode 0773)
Muppets Kermit the Frog goes to a T-shirt shop, The Wonderful World of T-Shirts, to pick up another personalized "Kermit the Frog T-Shirt". However all the shirts have the wrong name (Kermit the Gorf, Kermit the Forg, and Kermit the Grof).
(First: Episode 1494)
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0764)
Film A piece of construction equipment and a giraffe are shown side-by-side.
(First: Episode 1550)
Cartoonsignlanguageabc Cartoon Signing Alphabet,” an animated film by Steve Finkin. Music for voice and electronics by Joan La Barbara.
(First: Episode 1056)
SCENE 4 Nydia comes to collect her rope, which she uses to do some amazing jump rope tricks.

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