Sesame Street
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
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.
Film Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
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)
Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
(First: Episode 0407)

Insert Floris has secured a new spot in the living room window, which allows him to soak up more sunlight. 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 plays a musical game with the viewer (similarly done in a sketch 3 years prior), wondering what is the likely outcome of the situation - will Luis step around it, sit on it or trip over it? Luis ends up sitting on it, but falls back just as Maria decides to place it elsewhere.
(First: Episode 2530)
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(First: Episode 1149)
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)
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(First: Episode 1652)
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian is about share her vegetables with Victor when a vegetable vampire appears...named Walter.
(First: Episode 2277)
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)
Cast Ask Oscar
A grumpy Linda substitutes for Oscar.
(First: Episode 2316)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets a check-up with help from an x-ray.
(First: Episode 0787)
Muppets / Cast Gordon plays a game with the viewer - which person belongs in the Quiet Family and in the Loud Family?
(First: Episode 1514)
Animation Lollipop and feathers - what goes where?
(First: Episode 0772)
Muppets Big Bird presents the letter X, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 1426)
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)
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)
Cartoon A cowboy adds two different herds of cows.
(First: Episode 2255)
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)
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)
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").
Animation Seis flores
(First: Episode 1591)
Muppets Grover teaches the campers at Camp Wannagohoma about trees.
(First: Episode 1486)
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(First: Episode 0389)
Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
Animation Where does the square fit?
(First: Episode 1599)
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."
Cartoon Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(First: Episode 1692)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert search for Dr. Livingstone.
(First: Episode 1736)
Song "Old Button Hole"
(First: Episode 1727)
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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