Sesame Street
Plot 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
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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.
Cuatro
Animation El Numero Cuatro (Luis voice-over)
(EKA: Episode 2404)
1708w
Film Kids take swimming lessons in a pool.
(First: Episode 1232)
MiamiMice.CERRADO
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)
3796-Sand
Animation Sand H/h
(First: Episode 0630)
BBGayleSongs
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird and Crystal Gayle perform "Songs."
(First: Episode 1798)
4construction
Cartoon Four construction workers build a number 4.
(First: Episode 0507)
Song.slothsleepy
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Sloth
(First: Episode 2500)
Girlsandcastle.oldschool
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)
HIYL.Sneaker
Muppets Here is Your Life: A sneaker is profiled.
(First: Episode 2203)
BlueGorilla
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
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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.
CrocodileSmiles
Cartoon "Crocodile Smiles Song": A crocodile sings about good oral hygiene.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1731)
GroverChrisStop
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Chris play the Tickle-Stop game.
(First: Episode 1300)
ListenHereTruck
Song “Listen Here, Truck”
(First: Episode 0700)
Pageant-tooth
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
Hisforhorn
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)
Lookatthepenguinstakinabath
Film Penguins take a bath.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0233)
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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.
LetterG.greenpurple
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(First: Episode 0306)
AtTheBusStopSign
Muppets "At the Bus Stop Sign"
(First: Episode 1392)
2257l
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)
2682zd
Cartoon A runner leaps over letter H hurdles.
(First: Episode 2519)
666mailman
Film A mailman on horseback delivers mail in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky.
(First: Episode 0493)
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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.
Funny4
Cartoon The Funny Four tickles all the people and animals he sees.
(First: Episode 1653)
Countsheep

Fauxsheep
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' ..."
(EKA: Episode 2122)
Hockeyplayer
Cartoon Hockey player (Spanish).
(First: Episode 2114)
Waterfountain
Song "Drink of Water"
(First: Episode 2545)
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SCENE 5 Luis tests the doorbell with Telly, who then announces the sponsors.


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