Sesame Street
Plot Natasha joins clubs
repeat of 2456
Air date January 31, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors I, K, 11


Picture Segment Description
Muppets / Celebrity Billy Joel and Marlee Matlin bring Oscar a used piano, but Billy uses it one last time to sing "Just the Way You Are" to Oscar while Marlee signs the lyrics.
(First: Episode 2533)
Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(EKA: Episode 0386)
Film Three dolphins jump together.
(EKA: Episode 0874)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(EKA: Episode 0441)
Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: Willy Pinkham, intern at the rubber glove factory, invents the balloon.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2579)
SCENE 1 Placido Flamingo sings the "Flamingo Lullaby" to Big Bird and the Birdketeers, who pretend to sleep the way flamingos do.
K for kite
Cartoon K for kite
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Bath time
Muppets Professor Grover, in graduation cap, takes a bath and talks to the viewers about baths. He mentions everything except the water, when his Mommy comes in and turns on the water.
(EKA: Episode 2398)
Cartoon A story of a man who hates frogs, until his swamp becomes infested with flies.
(EKA: Episode 0407)
Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(EKA: Episode 1036)
Cartoon At night, Elizabeth counts five lights going on and off.
(EKA: Episode 1538)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(First: Episode 1227)
Cartoon Spike's Scribble Theatre Presents: "Island"
SCENE 2 Maria is taking care of Natasha, who refuses to eat. Big Bird and the Birdketeers arrive and want her to join their club, providing her with a hat. They try getting her to flap her "wings," but she's unable to. Maria thinks she can learn after her food. Natasha ends up making a mess, but is now able to tweet.
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
Animation Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in.
(First: Episode 2564)
Song Joe Raposo sings "I Believe in Little Things."
(EKA: Episode 2485)
Cartoon Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Animators: Irra Verbitsky and Don Duga
(EKA: Episode 2293)
SCENE 3 Big Bird gives Maria clues about their newest recruit. It turns out to be Slimey and Big Bird recommends Natasha be his "tweeting teacher."
Cartoon Brush your teeth, up and down, side to side, round and round.
(EKA: Episode 1691)
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(First: Episode 1403)

Muppets Dicky Tick hosts "Lifestyles of the Big and Little."
(EKA: Episode 2532)
Animation Sand K/k
(EKA: Episode 0810)
Film The Steam Shovel
(EKA: Episode 1144)
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(EKA: Episode 2062)
SCENE 4 Oscar now wants Natasha to be a Grouchketeer, but she must learn the Grouchketeer oath before earning her trash can hat. Natasha puts her thumb in her mouth, over her eye and under her nose before finally getting it in her ear. She also refuses to wear the hat, a good sign for Oscar.
Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 0589)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — On the deck of The Love Boat, a uniformed Ernie expresses how much he loves this boat. "Ernest" shares his love with Amanda, a grumpy patron, a fish, and soon several passengers who join them in their love for this boat.
(First: Episode 1958)
Cartoon Letter I (Beep Beep)
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy: Two boys are fighting over a swing, so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2363)
Muppets Hands count to 11.
(EKA: Episode 0262)
Cartoon Millie and Molly find a place for their picture of their favorite rock star, Danny.
(EKA: Episode 1388)
SCENE 5 Natasha has on both a Birdketeer uniform and a Grouchketeer hat, making her a "Birdke-grouchketeer." The sponsors are then announced.

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