Sesame Street
(repeat of 2588)
Air date December 12, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by David Korr
Directed by Jon Stone
Production January 6, 1989
Sponsors S, W, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Snuffy tells the viewer that Alice will be giving them the welcome today. They've been practicing a lot and finally finally greets the viewer, saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" Snuffy considers this a close-enough attempt and beams with pride. He has her do it again for Luis, who is left very confused.
Cartoon 6 pigs
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1472)
Film "It's Easy"
(First: Episode 1727)
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(First: Episode 0366)
Muppets Kermit the Frog reports on a musical tribute to the "Oogle Family" as performed by Cookie Monster and Old McDougal.
(First: Episode 1822)
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, Elmo has Gina help him demonstrate rhyming by placing items into objects they rhyme with (socks in a box and rag in a bag). He then orders some grapes in a bowl and milk in a glass, which Gina notes don't rhyme. Elmo states they're something yummy in his tummy.
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Cartoon A baby sees a "danger" sign, which points to several dangerous images.
(First: Episode 0933)
Muppets Mysterious Theater
Sherlock Hemlock is on the search for Lady Agatha's missing cat, knowing that is under something that rhymes with "at", while Watson discovers the cat is under a mat, which leads into a big cat-and-dog fight.
(First: Episode 2569)
1090-10.jpg Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
SCENE 3 Alice is still proudly saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" over and over. Snuffy tries to get her mind off it with a round of "Three of These Things." He inadvertently reminds her of the welcome afterwards.
Animation Sand S/s
(First: Episode 0622)
Muppets How Now Brown and the Moo Wave perform the song "Danger's No Stranger."
(First: Episode 2030)
Cartoon Jim Thurman sings "Calcutta Joe."
Animation by Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(First: Episode 2492)
Muppets Grover appears in a library to tell the viewers about what a library is. The librarian, however, keeps telling Grover to be quieter, until he can barely even be heard.
(First: Episode 0287)
Animation The numbers 1-6 are carried away and/or demolished by construction equipment.
(First: Episode 2270)
SCENE 4 Elmo happens by the Fix-It Shop, where Luis is quickly able to tell him how many miles away the Sun is, how many feet are in a mile and how many inches are in a foot. Elmo is amazed at how fast Luis was able to impart all that information, as Luis snaps for every "just like that" he says. Luis points out that know, Elmo posses the information and can share it just as quickly. Elmo is proud of this fact, but wishes he can snap as well as Luis too.
Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: John Montague, Earl of Sandwich, invents a new type of food that can be eaten while playing cards.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2574)
Muppets The Bicuspids sing "Kids Just Love to Brush."
(First: Episode 2060)
Film Blocks form a ramp and a tunnel.
(First: Episode 1446)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert and Sherlock Hemlock ask John-John if he wants to count, and John-John enthusiastically rises to the occasion.
(First: Episode 1474)
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Cartoon A caterpillar dances in ten socks.
(First: Episode 2246)
SCENE 5 Snuffy hopes the next event will make Alice forget about the welcome phrase, as Meryl Sheep takes to her lectern to recite a W poem. Unfortunately, it concludes with the phrase "Welcome to Sesame Street," setting off Alice once more.
Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
Celebrity Linda Ronstadt sings a special rewritten version of "Y Andalé" with a mariachi band.
(First: Episode 2487)
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
Film A boy and his dad build a bookshelf out of wood.
(First: Episode 1029)
Cartoon Donnie Budd counts six snails, six ships, and six whales.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0324)
Muppets Kelly tries to rollerskate, and is mocked by Frankie. Fellow skater Big Bird tells him not to be so judgmental, and sings a song about how he had to practice before becoming a good skater.
(First: Episode 2479)
Cartoon A man tries to carve a sculpture of George Washington, but the material cracks, forcing him to change it several times. He ends up using the remaining parts to make a paperweight for his plans.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie realizes that Bert's not home and that he can do whatever he wants. He acts out a typical scenario in which he plays the radio loud and Bert tells him to turn it down ... but it doesn't feel the same without Bert around.
(First: Episode 1949)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
Film A flower opens and closes.
(First: Episode 0441)
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
SCENE 6 Snuffy has Alice say "bye-bye" to the viewer, which she now repeats over and over.

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