Sesame Street
Bob's broken doorbell
Air date March 7, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors G, H, 4
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Forgetful Jones arrives to celebrate at Miles' annual adoption party, feeling proud of how he's remembered to attend...only he's three hours late and the party has ended. Fortunately, Gordon and Susan fill on him on the events and have some left over treats he can eat.
Animation El Numero Cuatro (Luis voice-over)
(First: Episode 2116)
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
Muppets Miami Mice
Ernie goes to a repair shop to pick up his broken Rubber Duckie, but neither he nor the mice can get into the shop because it's cerrado.
(First: Episode 2209)
Animation Sand H/h
(First: Episode 0630)
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird and Crystal Gayle perform "Songs."
(First: Episode 1798)
Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Sloth
(First: Episode 2500)
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
Muppets Here is Your Life: A sneaker is profiled.
(First: Episode 2203)
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
SCENE 2 Luis tends to Bob's broken doorbell. Telly Monster goes into a panic - he's supposed to let students in for music lessons, but can't if there's no doorbell and soon, future music careers will be destroyed. While Luis brings the doorbell back to the Fix-It Shop for a better repair, Telly situates a Dinger by the door to ring whenever a student arrives.
Cartoon "Crocodile Smiles Song": A crocodile sings about good oral hygiene.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1731)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Chris play the Tickle-Stop game.
(First: Episode 1300)
Song "Sawmill" - Folk singers detail how lumber is made into usable wood. (beginning edited)
(First: Episode 0657)
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
SCENE 3 The Dinger dings from outside the door. Telly assumes he's just practicing, then gets angry when he sees nobody is around. The Dinger produces a violin and points out he's here for a music lesson. Luis has finished fixing the door, now only needing to reinstall it by the door.
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
Muppets "At the Bus Stop Sign"
(First: Episode 1392)
Cartoon Little girl and cat (she imagines role reversal)
(First: Episode 0784)
Bugs GW Stamp
Muppets The Twiddlebugs get a new postage stamp portrait of George Washington, but have trouble getting it to stick to the wall. They finally get it to work, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 0776)
Cartoon A runner leaps over letter H hurdles.
(First: Episode 2519)
Film A mailman on horseback delivers mail in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky.
(First: Episode 0493)
SCENE 4 Telly is now supposed to join the Robinsons for lunch, but he's still up at Bob's apartment. He sings about the difference between being here and there, eventually coming down to eat.
Cartoon The Funny Four tickles all the people and animals he sees.
(First: Episode 1653)

Muppets The Count's main jumping-over-the-bed flock of sheep quits on him, so he calls the "24 Hour Emergency Counting Service". A reluctant deliveryman in sheep's clothing laments, "It's not an easy way to make a livin' ..."
(First: Episode 2122)
Cartoon Hockey player (Spanish).
(First: Episode 2114)
Song "Drink of Water"
(First: Episode 2545)
SCENE 5 Luis tests the doorbell with Telly, who then announces the sponsors.

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