Sesame Street
Another day in the library
Air date May 4, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors H, P, 20
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
Librarysong
SCENE 1 Gordon makes his way to the library as he sings about it. Once there, he's joined by Susan, Linda, Elmo, Gladys the Cow and others.
3958o
Cartoon Lots of bunnies are needed to pull the huge carrot from the ground.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1473)
E&b-puppy
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
(First: Episode 1956)
Zoomonkey
Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
Khome.teeth
Muppets Grover's Health Minute: Kermit the Frog and Grover talk about teeth. Grover notices that Kermit does not have any teeth at all, so he puts a pair of teeth in Kermit's mouth. Grover says to see a "tooth checker," to eat crunchy things like bananas and to clean teeth with a "tooth comb."
(First: Episode 1949)
Fruta.Garbage
Cartoon Fruta Manzana sings about keeping the place clean by throwing away fruit peels and apple cores.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1485)
Noimage
SCENE 2 The serenity of the library is broken when Sonny Friendly appears with another traveling game show, "Read That Book!" Elmo becomes the contestant, where he needs to answer the jackpot question to win a lunch at Sonny's house. Sonny asks Elmo how many pumpkins there are in the storybook "The Princess and the Pumpkins" and he has just a short time to answer. Everyone helps him find the book and speed read through it to find the correct answer just in time. Instead of leaving for lunch, Elmo would rather stay and finish the story.
2963-C3
Film Kids climb in and out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0450)
TSD.mailman
Cartoon The secret drawing is a mailman.
(First: Episode 0220)
AM-Lemonade
Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including George) individually try to sell lemons, water, and sugar. After all of their businesses fail, the three cooperate to start a lemonade stand.
(First: Episode 0335)
PforPainting
Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
SpanishBodyPartSong
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
Twoheadedmonsternewspaper Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a newspaper.
(First: Episode 2097)
Dinosaurrock
Cartoon A caveman sits on what he thinks is a rock, not realizing that it's a dinosaur, which is alive.
(First: Episode 1737)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Placido Flamingo checks out a book of a famous opera, "The Happiest Letter," all about the letter H. He and a chorus perform it for an unseen audience.
Herecomesthebus
Cartoon Kids on a bench wait for the bus: "Here comes the bus!"
(First: Episode 0632)
Watson
Muppets Mysterious Theater
Sherlock Hemlock is commissioned to find the shape of a circle in an antique castle before time runs out at 5:00. Watson does his best to point out that the face of a clock is the shape of a circle.
(First: Episode 2706)
2477d
Film How sweaters are made from sheep's wool.
(First: Episode 1009)
Song.OppositeStuff
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings "Opposite Stuff."
(First: Episode 2425)
AnnieEyeball.Air
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball looks at air.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2592)
2003-Feet
Insert Big Bird finds out how many feet Mr. Snuffleupagus has.
(First: Episode 1544)
Fay.add4balls
Film Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(First: Episode 2612)
Ernieplant
Muppets Ernie sings "Little Plant."
(First: Episode 2144)
H-tunnel
Cartoon H/h (with voiceover by Roscoe Orman)
(EKA: Episode 2282)
Girl-recycles-cans

Recyclecans
Film A little girl narrates a film about how cans can be recycled. She washes them and collects them in a wagon, which she takes to the recycling center. There it is sorted and separated with a magnet. After its loaded onto trucks, it is taken to a factory to be melted and shaped into new cans like the ones seen in her fridge at home.
Bellhop20
Cartoon The Bellhop is sent to the grocery store to get twenty grapefruits. He counts to 20 on the way there so that he can remember the quantity, but forgets what item he was sent for.
(First: Episode 2533)
Noimage
Celebrity Rubén Blades sings "Ayuda" with Piri and the kids, who shout out the title word throughout the song.
(First: Episode 2211)
Wearaseatbelt
Cartoon A father explains to his son why it is important to wear a seat belt when riding in a car.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1446)
2990bus
Film Spinning Bus Stop sign
(First: Episode 0931)
Cartoonsignlanguageabc Cartoon Signing Alphabet,” an animated film by Steve Finkin. Music for voice and electronics by Joan La Barbara.
(First: Episode 1056)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Everyone checks out their books as the sponsors are announced.


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