Sesame Street
Plot Hatching an egg
repeat of 2592
Air date December 13, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Sponsors G, M, 19
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Picture Segment Description
Song 14 Karat Soul sings "Hand Talk."
(First: Episode 2622)
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Film Katie is going to be a big sister.
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
Muppets Two Anything Muppet beatniks say the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 2403)
Cartoon A cube tries to fit through wall holes of different shapes.
(First: Episode 1452)
SCENE 1 Gordon, Susan, Gina and Uncle Wally convene outside Oscar's trash can to surprise him on his birthday. Susan has baked his favorite cake (mud chiffon upside down), Gina has a present (a 1918 tomato can for his collection) and Uncle Wally has a broken record (of "Telephone Rock"). Oscar comes from his can and fumes over their gesture - he's given him exactly what he wanted, which is no way to treat a Grouch. He yells that he hates birthdays, but complies with blowing out the candle; he wishes everyone would leave him alone. Everyone snaps back, promising never to try this type of stunt again, then leaving. "I didn't know they cared," Oscar notes.
Animation Number Creatures #19
(First: Episode 2718)
Film A man spins in circles while riding in his kayak.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0312)
Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 1.
(First: Episode 1561)
Cartoon "Five Baby Oysters"
(EKA: Episode 2257)
Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 2.
(First: Episode 1561)
Cartoon A black cat chases after a white one, until a white lion steps in.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0269)
Muppets Honkers attempt to play "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on their noses.
Part 3.
(First: Episode 1561)
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1590)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0440)
SCENE 2 Telly happens over to the Fix-It Shop, where Luis is painting a sign. Telly frets over what the sign could be a warning for, until Luis finishes the sign, reading WET PAINT. He points to a door he just painted (leaning against the wall). Telly notices the paint on the sign is wet as well and makes his own WET PAINT sign for it...then a sign for that sign, then another, and another, etc.
Cartoon A painter pops out of a box and paints a lion, then hangs a "wet paint" sign on it.
(First: Episode 1526)
Song "Playground Map Song"
(First: Episode 2680)
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1141)
Muppets Old West: Clementine breaks the bad news to everyone: Bad Bart is coming to town to "give someone what they deserve"! She says he will come when the cow moos four times. They listen for it, and first hear a train toot four times, then a dog bark four times, and finally the cow. Bad Bart steps into the saloon, looks for the bartender, and reminds him that last week, he ordered sarsaparilla, but the bartender didn't have it, so he went to another town to get it, and kept him waiting. Bad Bart forgot to pay the bartender for it, so he gives the bartender what he deserves: some coins.
(EKA: Episode 2358)
Cartoon Don't mess with the Mighty M.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1839)
SCENE 3 Telly finds a macaw in the arbor, who has just laid her egg. She needs to gather more twigs and asks Telly to sit on the egg until she returns. She assures him all he needs to do is sit and there's nothing to worry about...except the possibility of breaking the egg.
Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(EKA: Episode 0851)
Muppets "Six Kids Subtraction"
(First: Episode 2670)
Cartoon Things that are same and different.
(EKA: Episode 0347)
Muppets / Celebrity Prairie Dawn and Tyne Daly sing about "Same and Different."
SCENE 4 Telly sits on the egg, wondering when the mother will return. Gordon and the kids wonder in voiceover what will happen next. Suddenly, the egg begins moving and the baby bird from within starts to peck.
Animation Rap #19
(First: Episode 2560)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Big Bad Wolf opens a school for huffing and puffing.
(First: Episode 2578)
Cartoon Typewriter: M for magic
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0856)
Song "Brothers Song"
(First: Episode 1476)
Animation "We Are Kids From Far and Wide" - Colombia
SCENE 5 The egg continues to crack and Telly worries he's broken it. He notices a beak protruding from the shell and yells at the animal inside for infiltrating the egg. The egg fully hatches and the baby macaw cheaps. Telly worries what he'll do and proposes he put the egg back together.
SCENE 6 Telly phones his mother about the experience and hopes he never has do to do that again - it's too much excitement for a young monster like him to handle!

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