Sesame Street
Plot Bob birdwatches
repeat of 2466
Air date Janaury 29, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors V, X, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob has taken up birdwatching and spots a Muppet bird on the roof. Using his guidebook, he identifies the bird as a tropical grossbill, who is a long way from home. From the roof, the grossbill has his own binoculars for "people watching" and observes the "Sesame Street Bob" looking at him.
2096d
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
1710r
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
E&Bsharepaper
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is sitting in his chair and reading the paper, when Ernie comes along and starts reading over Bert's shoulder. They decide to share the paper. Ernie rips it in half, which seems to work until Bert starts reading over Ernie's shoulder.
(First: Episode 1193)
Toon.3Cuckoos
Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
(First: Episode 0543)
Noimage
Insert Maria wonders where to put a footstool in the apartment, when she puts it down by the front door to tend to a phone call. Luis strolls in with the groceries, when the frame freezes. Floris McDirt plays a musical game with the viewer, wondering what is the likely outcome of the situation - will Luis step around it, sit on it or trip over it? Luis ends up doing the latter, while sending the groceries up in the air.
(First: Episode 2530)
1095d
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
Rhymiesatsea
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
ManDogDiscussion2
Cartoon A dog has a discussion with his master about where to go.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2392)
Superguy beaters
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy finds his friend Jane giving up on learning to ride the egg beater. He tells her that it takes time and practice to learn things, and gives Jane some training beaters to help her keep her balance.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1972)
Toon.spider
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(First: Episode 1652)
Vivian
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian is about share her vegetables with Victor when a vegetable vampire appears...named Walter.
(First: Episode 2277)
Hubley.Cat
Cartoon A girl tries to lure her cat out from under the chair so she can pick him up.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0187)
AskOscar.Linda
Cast Ask Oscar
A grumpy Linda substitutes for Oscar.
(First: Episode 2316)
Typewriter.X
Cartoon The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
Gordon-QuietLoudFamily
Muppets / Cast Gordon plays a game with the viewer - which person belongs in the Quiet Family and in the Loud Family?
(First: Episode 1514)
Lollipop.feathers
Animation Lollipop and feathers - what goes where?
(First: Episode 0772)
BigBirdXUpsideDown
Muppets Big Bird presents the letter X, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 1426)
Wearaseatbelt
Cartoon A father explains to his son why it is important to wear a seat belt when riding in a car.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1446)
Blindfieldtrip
Film A blind class goes on a field trip to the park, using their other senses to experience their surroundings. The teacher sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
(First: Episode 2566)
Cowboyherd
Cartoon A cowboy adds two different herds of cows.
(EKA: Episode 2255)
4137zf
Film Wanda Falbo (Word Fairy) and Barkley present a word which represents large, shaggy animals who like to chase sticks (or wands).
(First: Episode 2621)
SignMan-Stop
Cartoon Sign Cartoon: STOP.
After the man reads the sign, two cars screech to a stop, one on each side of him.
(First: Episode 1163)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Placido Flamingo assumes young Athena wishes to become a great singer like him, though she wants to be like Ella Fitzgerald. Not listening, Placido launches into a song about he became such a great singer ("I Practiced").
Seisflores
Animation Seis flores
(First: Episode 1591)
1709m
Muppets Grover teaches the campers at Camp Wannagohoma about trees.
(First: Episode 1486)
V-vine
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
1707i
Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
Wheresquarefit
Animation Where does the square fit?
(First: Episode 1599)
OwlFlamingoBlues
SCENE 3 Placido is going to join Athena and Hoots the Owl at a performance at Birdland, but he prefers opera over their jazz. Together, they all sing about their "Two Owls and One Pink Flamingo Blues."
2096q
Cartoon Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(First: Episode 1692)
E&BJungle
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert search for Dr. Livingstone.
(First: Episode 1736)
ButtonHole
Song "Old Button Hole"
(First: Episode 1727)
Noimage
SCENE 4 At night, Bob gets ready to turn into bed. Hoots appears at his window and suggests another bird he can watch - himself. He starts jamming loudly, which Bob can't sleep to. Hoots plays a soft melody, putting Bob to sleep right on the windowsill.


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