Sesame Street
Jamie Lee Curtis visits
(repeat of 2556)
Air date December 6, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Norman Stiles
Directed by Jon Stone
Production October 25, 1988
Sponsors N, V, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Elmo has Gordon read him a letter he received today. The letter tells Elmo that a friend will be visiting him at Hooper's Store at 4 o'clock. Before Gordon can finish, Elmo states it's from his friend Jamie Lee. He knows this because his daddy read it to him earlier. Gordon asks why he's reading it again now and Elmo replies that he loves hearing it and asks Gordon to read it again.
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Muppets The Count invites the Countess to his castle to watch their favorite show, "twentysomething", where a couple (played by themselves) and Prairie Dawn learn that "twentysomething" is not a number.
(First: Episode 2556)
Cartoon Hortense counts four ants.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2501)
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(First: Episode 2734)
Cartoon N is for nose.
(First: Episode 1206)
SCENE 2 At 3:30, Elmo checks the time on a clock on Maria's workbench. He runs to and from Hooper's, checking the time and hoping he won't miss Jamie Lee when they arrive. Maria has a better idea - put the clock at Hooper's so Elmo won't have to run back and forth. Elmo eventually moves it, finding the running to be much fun.
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 2404)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster trips over the parts of the word TRIP.
(First: Episode 2721)
Song "Mom and Me"
(First: Episode 2462)
Cartoon Four dolphins
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1491)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald's Health Farm
(First: Episode 2688)
Cartoon V for volcano
(First: Episode 1980)
SCENE 3 Elmo is getting a little tired of running, so Maria recommends he stop, rest and play a game of "Three of These Things." After the game, Elmo rushes back to Hooper's, since Jamie Lee is late.
Cartoon Two men go birdwatching, while one of them tries to alert the other about the closed bridge.
(First: Episode 1972)

Muppets On Vacation with Guy Smiley
Guy Smiley and his tour guide have difficulty taking pictures of animals in the jungle because of Guy's uncontrollably loud voice. A tiger recognizes him, and offers to take a picture of him and some other animals. "Say TREES!"
(First: Episode 1877)
Animation Pieces of fruit make their way out of a basket and arrange themselves into groups.
(First: Episode 1464)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2586)
Muppets A monster sings "Comb Your Face."
(First: Episode 1851)

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 it's 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.
(First: Episode 2740)
Cartoon A beaver does his exercises, while his friends make fun of him. He then uses his strength to save his friends when the dam breaks.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 2067)
SCENE 4 Elmo's friend Jamie Lee finally arrives - Jamie Lee Curtis to be exact. The two run to each other in slow motion and embrace with a hug. Elmo then starts a game of tag with her.
Cartoon A salesman offers a passerby the letter N for next to nothing.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1804)
Muppets The Martians: Book
(First: Episode 2731)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2525)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
(First: Episode 2729)
Cartoon A little boy describes a time when he got angry after his toy truck was destroyed by a big kid.
Artist: ArtistMike
SCENE 5 Jamie Lee is tired of tag and Elmo suggests they pretend instead. Jamie Lee pretends to be fishing, while Elmo is "a fish called Elmo." He leaps into her "boat" and starts yet another game of tag.
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(First: Episode 0507)
Cast Big Bird sings the alphabet while Bob accompanies him on glasses of water.
(First: Episode 1344)
Film A blind class goes on a field trip to the park, using their other senses to experience their surroundings. The teacher sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
(First: Episode 2566)
Cartoon A lost man in the desert asks a stranger for directions to the city. He builds a pretend city out of sand to show what it looks like. As it turns out, the stranger is an alien.
(First: Episode 0763)

SCENE 6 Jamie Lee finishes a piggy back ride Elmo and says it's time to say...but, before she can finish, Elmo mopes. He assumes she's saying "Goodbye" and will miss her. She assures Elmo that they'll still write to each other, talk on the phone and meet up again soon. But, she points out that what she was going to say was, "Tag! You're it!"

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