Sesame Street
Old MacDonald relocates to Sesame Street
Air date February 14, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by John Weidman
Sponsors D, L, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird welcomes the viewer in the wee hours of the morning. He likes to listen to the sounds of people waking up, such as Gordon's alarm clock and baby Gabi crying. Suddenly, some farm animals begin to flock into his nest area, followed by Old MacDonald. He tells Big Bird that he wanted a change of scenery from the farm and has brought all his animals to live in the city. He feels like having breakfast, so Big Bird leads him to Hooper's Store.
Cartoon "L Look Around Song"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1483)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to fool Bert with his disguises such as a pirate disguise and a bearded Red Riding Hood disguise, but Bert recognizes him each time and tells him to stop trying to fool him. Then a wolf knocks on the door and Bert is convinced it's Ernie in disguise again- until Ernie appears at the door!
(First: Episode 1170)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0455)
Muppets Honkers count to 3. (only part 2 is shown)
(First: Episode 1458)

Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(First: Episode 0932)
Cartoon D for danger, dragon, doctor, dinner, and dessert
(EKA: Episode 2235)
SCENE 2 Gina introduced to Old MacDonald, who consults the newspaper to find any available apartments for him and his animals. The first listing he reads is for a studio that welcomes pets. He believes this is perfect and rounds up the animals to scope it out. Gina is skeptical, while Big Bird sings, "Old MacDonald had a studio apartment..."
Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse".
(First: Episode 0773)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(First: Episode 2062)
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
(EKA: Episode 2326)
Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0623)
Film Chimps running around (piano music)
(First: Episode 2493)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John wants to count backwards. Grover tells him to count backwards from 10, but he has a little trouble.
(First: Episode 0547)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Green Grow the Rushes, O."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2440)
SCENE 3 Bob now meets Old MacDonald as they return from the apartment. The landlord wouldn't rent to them, as "pets" pertains more to dogs and cats. But, he has a plan - he's placed "DOG" signs on all the animals and has them try to bark. Gina points out how the plan won't work. Bob has to head off to a music lesson and Old MacDonald invites himself and his crew (it helps him think).
Cartoon Sporty 3 demonstrates his agility in various sports.
(First: Episode 1642)
Suzanne Farrell - Telly and Herry
Muppets / Celebrity Suzanne Farrell supervises as Herry and two monsters (Telly and Kermit the Forg) practice stretching on a barre. She then calls for lunch and the monsters chow down on the barre.
(First: Episode 1387)
Film A gemsbok runs fast, then faster.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)

Muppets Spaceship Surprise
The crew lands on the Planet CH, where they are greeted by Chunky Cheese.
(First: Episode 2414)
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 Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
SCENE 4 In Bob's apartment, Telly is ready for his tuba lesson. He tries to play "London Bridge," but is constantly interrupted by the animals making their usual noises. Telly thinks of a compromise by playing "Old MacDonald," which the animals sing along to.
Cartoon A man jumps into a poster of Lake Lillian.
(First: Episode 0347)
Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
Film A boy narrates a film about how cheese is made.
(First: Episode 1124)
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(First: Episode 0321)
Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
Artists: Brothers Quay
(First: Episode 1403)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a cow.
(First: Episode 0630)
SCENE 5 In the yard, Bob, Telly and the kids play "Old MacDonald" as he and the animals sing. The song has made him homesick and he decides to return to the farm. He promises to visit one day again and Gina responds that the street folk should do the same.
Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Film Joe Raposo: On the beach (instrumental)
(First: Episode 0411)
Cartoon Two men try to go over a very steep hill.
(First: Episode 1522)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Lord Chatterly's poem on the letter L ends in chaos as usual.
(First: Episode 0762)
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer." (horse)
(First: Episode 2642)
Animation Three pretty kitties live in a celery house.
(First: Episode 1663)
SCENE 6 At Hooper's, Bob wonders who might show up on the street next. Sure enough, Little Miss Muffet appears and orders some curds and whey. She gets frightened away by the spider soon after.

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