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Irvine at day care
Air date March 23, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors C, Z, 10


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Elmo writes his own song and sings it for Big Bird and Snuffy, who then wish that they had their own songs. Elmo lets them insert their names into the lyrics, resulting in "Big Bird's Song" and "Snuffy's Song."
Cartoon The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
(First: Episode 2507)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
Film Kids narrate a film of how a river is formed.
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Grover is playing an old man in a rowboat, which is on a giant letter C.
Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0239)

SCENE 2 Maria and Oscar drop Gabi and Irvine (respectively) off at Lillian's day care. After they leave, Natasha spills her juice.
1041Zebra.jpg Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(First: Episode 0281)
Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(First: Episode 0398)
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Cartoon The king of the Farcums wants a pyramid built; he and his subjects get inspiration from a seesaw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2631)
Celebrity Candice Bergen stops by the Fix-It Shop to check on her boombox, which Maria has just fixed. She tests it out with a cassette of "C is for Cookie," which she lip-syncs and dances to (complete with props).
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
Film Human and animal babies learn to walk.
(First: Episode 1728)
Muppets Guy Smiley takes his 39-member studio audience to a restaurant, but there is no place for him to sit.
(First: Episode 2646)
Cartoon A satellite view of the earth is shown on television, while a group of geese decide to fly south.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger

SCENE 3 Lillian checks out the finger paintings the kids have made. Irvine's paper is completely blank - she's painted her bib instead.
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Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets the Seven Dwarves, seemingly from the Snow White story. However, in this version each is named after (and represents) an emotion. (Kermit ad-lib: "Hey Dulcy, we got the wrong dwarves again!") They are named Cheerful, Sad, Lovey, Angry, Proud, Surprised and Fearful.
(First: Episode 2415)
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0408)
Film In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
(First: Episode 1717)
Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)

SCENE 4 As Oscar sorts his trash, he wonders how Irvine is doing at day care and starts singing "Thinkin' of You," while Slimey and Fluffy dance along.
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster demonstrates feelings through song.
Video Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(First: Episode 2612)
Cartoon A boy sits in a forest and plays the flute along with the birds' songs, but becomes sad when woodsmen demolish the forest. He plants more trees for the birds to live in.
Artist: Richard Condie
(First: Episode 1879)
Film How paper is recycled
SCENE 5 It's naptime for the kids, but everyone seems a little active. Lillian sings to them about how they're all like a "Daytime Family," which quiets them down and puts them to sleep...except for Irvine.
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Cartoon Cap'n Feenie asks, "What is it?" It's the ocean.
Artist: ArtistMike
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie notices Bert looking sad for no reason. Ernie lists a number of reasons to be sad, and then Bert feels better, but now Ernie has become sad for no reason.
(First: Episode 1520)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
Animation Today's Secret Drawing will be a nurse.
(First: Episode 0239)

SCENE 6 Maria and Oscar come by to collect their wards. Oscar is immensely pleased with the mess Lillian's apartment has become, as well as Irvine's painted bib. As Lillian cleans up, Elmo announces the sponsors and the credits roll.

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