Sesame Street
Miles starts kindergarten, part 2
Air date January 25, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors K, P, 8
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird feels like something important is happening today, but can't remember what. Sesame Street News cuts in with their special report on Miles' first day of kindergarten, jogging Big Bird's memory.
KforKarate
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
SchoolAfternoon1

SchoolAfternoon2
Muppets A series of trailers for school-related dramas are shown on WCTW's "School in the Afternoon" block.
(First: Episode 2223)
Toon-NeedleThread
Cartoon A needle and spool of thread cooperate to fix the king's torn pants.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1485)
Shadowpuppethorse
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a horse.
(First: Episode 0908)
8 balls of fur
Muppets Little Chrissy sings "Eight Balls of Fur."
AnnieEyeball.Wetthings
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2613)
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SCENE 2 Anchor Buster the Horse throws to Gina, who interviews Gordon and Susan about today's even from their apartment. The parents help Miles get ready for his first day.
EdgarTurtle.BirdSong
Cartoon Edgar Turtle plays the banjo as some kids sing the "Bird Song."
(First: Episode 2415)
Leftycarrots1
Muppets Lefty delivers some carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get more carrots (in 13 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
P-paintonglass
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass. (edited)
(First: Episode 0119)
Leftycarrots2
Muppets Lefty delivers more carrots to his boss, but the boss orders him to get the most carrots he can find (in 15 seconds).
(First: Episode 0255)
CuriousManCartoon
Cartoon A man recites a poem about how curious he is.
(EKA: Episode 2401)
Lefty.Boss.Bunny
Muppets Lefty delivers the rest of the carrots to his boss. The boss reveals that the carrots are for his pet rabbit (a real rabbit), which he shows to Lefty.
(First: Episode 0255)
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
1708l
Cartoon 8 Bats
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1552)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird joins Gina as she interviews Gordon and Susan as they head to the bus stop. Gordon has taken the day off to accompany Miles in case he gets too nervous. After watching their touching goodbye at the bus, Gina starts weeping with joy.
Carfrog
Film Close-up shots of a car and a frog are shown side-by-side.
(First: Episode 1530)
PeterPiperPProducts
Celebrity John Moschitta, Jr. plays Porter Pepper of Peter Piper's "P" Products, which produces products that begin with the letter "P". He mentions that two of his clients were Peter Pan and Pablo Picasso until Peter Piper, the boss, gives him a phone call. Pepper now presents a new problem: Peter Piper's "P" Products has been purchased, and is now Sam Singer's "S" Stuff Store. Pepper, without stalling, summons his staff to stand by, switches his products to stuff, and searches for snacks and saucers.
(First: Episode 2061)
Toon.somemoremost.hair
Cartoon I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(First: Episode 0524)
Brucestringbean

Song.borntoadd
Muppets Bruce Stringbean, Clarice and S Street Band perform "Born To Add."
(First: Episode 1375)
2477c
Animation The big green balls and one little orange ball ride over the top of the hills. The little one can't make it over the big hill, but conquers the small hill.
(EKA: Episode 1906)
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SCENE 4 Gina is covering Miles' first day from his kindergarten classroom. Big Bird has tagged along, not wanting to miss any action. He wants to be the reporter now, citing the many Kermit broadcasts he's seen. Big Bird goes over to Miles, Travis and Caroline to see what they're drawing, then does the same with the other kids. This leads him to an exclusive interview with the teacher, who informs Big Bird of all the activities to come in the school day.
1563k
Cartoon "Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0359)
DocMeetsMeanManny
Muppets Old West sketches: The town doctor ("Doc") comes to a saloon to meet Mean Manny and his gang, even though Manny is the toughest guy in town and plans to have a "shootin' party." Manny and his posse arrive on time and meet with Doc and his medicine...he gives them all measles shots.
(First: Episode 1166)
1041Klion
Cartoon A lion named Kent gets a Kick out of being King of the forest.
(First: Episode 0463)
AfricanFish
Film In a village in Africa, people catch fish and celebrate afterwards.
Erniepaints
Muppets Ernie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(First: Episode 1446)
PsychABC
Cartoon Psychedelic alphabet
(First: Episode 0345)
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SCENE 5 Gina and Big Bird report from the bus stop, where Susan waits for Miles and Gordon's return. The bus arrives and Miles tells everyone how much fun he had today. Big Bird is shocked to learn that he'll be going back tomorrow, and then every day for a year until he advances through all other grade levels.
LEPH!
Cartoon Letters stranded on a desert island spell PLEH, LEPH, and finally HELP.
(First: Episode 1176)
Fay.add4balls
Film Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(First: Episode 2612)
GroverErik.Teeth
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Erik shows Grover his teeth, and tells him how they are used.
(First: Episode 1639)
Count8sheep
Cartoon A sleepy man counts 8 sheep. (Spanish soundtrack)
(EKA: Episode 2402)
3979e
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 2518)
Aintthataditch
Animation A hand draws a ditch, and some kids try to figure out a way to get across it.
(First: Episode 2094)
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SCENE 6 Gina and Buster recap the events of their broadcast today. In the Robinson's apartment, Miles shows off some pictures he's made of today's sponsors.


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