Sesame Street
Plot Rudder Rabbit visits / Barkley's doghouse
repeat of 2583
Air date December 20, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Sponsors Q, W, 11
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Shelley the Turtle talks to his friend, Rudder Rabbit, on the Hooper's Store payphone. He tells Gina that Rudder will be arriving from 3rd Street any moment. Gina points out how far away the street is and it'd be impossible for him to get to Hooper's so quickly. Sure enough, Rudder bursts through the door a few seconds later. Despite their different speeds, they both are good friends and sing a song about slow and fast.
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Diana talk about ideas.
(First: Episode 2582)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0885)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie asks Bert to play a game where they take turns counting and then saying "Q". Ernie goes first with "1 Q", and Bert follows with "2 Q". The game continues, until Bert gets to "10 Q". "You're welcome, Bert!" Ernie says.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
Cartoon The Hummingbird
Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2142)
SCENE 2 Rudder asks Shelly what he wants to do with the rest of the day. Shelly recites his plan, but backwards, so Rudder rushes back and forth with different things (such as swimming gear, a book to read) before Shelly finally says he wants to take a nap first. Rudder rushes off to get his PJs and sees Shelly has fallen asleep, then notes how sometimes, Shelly can get something done before he can.
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Muppets / Celebrity At Grouch Symphony Hall, Itzhak Perlman and Oscar play a duet of Johann Sebastian Blech's "Double Sonata for Violin, Vacuum Cleaner, Policeman's Whistle, Fire Engine Siren, Jackhammer, Automobile Horn, Elephant Jumping into Pool and Nose."
(First: Episode 1658)
Cartoon W for Wash
(EKA: Episode 2490)
Muppets The Martians are a "Yip Yip Family."
(First: Episode 2724)
Film Alphaquest: W
(First: Episode 2712)
Insert Hoots does "The Birdcall Boogie" with Gina, Mike and some kids.
(First: Episode 2644)
Cartoon How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2730)
Song "Me and My Chair"
(First: Episode 1706)
Cartoon Q/q (balloons)
(EKA: Episode 2495)
Muppets Kermit has a leak in his roof, and the Monster Repair Team, consisting of plumber Grover, telephone repairman Herry, and a female electrician, comes to the rescue. Grover fixes the leak, but he had to remove a telephone wire. Herry fixes the telephone but had to remove a light switch. The electrician solves the problem; except she had to remove a pipe.
(EKA: Episode 2495)
Cartoon A captain and a first mate think they have planned ahead well for their trip at sea, but they forgot to take in the anchor.
(EKA: Episode 1740)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(First: Episode 0601)
SCENE 3 Gordon has put together a doghouse for Barkley. A pig mistakes it for a pighouse, then a cow mistakes it for a cowhouse (despite the "DOG" sign on it). Barkley appears to see his new doghouse, when several dogs run out from inside.
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0824)
Muppets "Daddy Helps with the Dishes" - three families sing about how they help each other doing chores, cooking, and homework.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Cartoon What's missing? (cow)
(EKA: Episode 2495)
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(EKA: Episode 1230)
Cartoon "Big Sneeze" - a man destroys everything in his path when he sneezes.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Muppets Clementine plays a game with the viewer to see if they can guess what Forgetful Jones is riding on.
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Cartoon Q-quiet! (tree chopping)
(EKA: Episode 0871)
SCENE 4 Gordon tells Gina about the pig he saw earlier, when he returns, carrying a large stack of bricks. Two more pigs come by with some sticks and more bricks. Gordon and Gina realize that those must be the Three Little Pigs and see the new brick house they've built. Gordon remembers the cow that was around earlier as well, as two cows pass through carrying lumber.
Cartoon We Are Kids from Far and Wide: Rice harvesting in Sierra Leone
Muppets "The Rhymies at Sea" - Larry, Mary and Barry sail on a ship, which sinks.
(EKA: Episode 1162)
Film A construction machine and a horse look similar.
(EKA: Episode 2365)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie sings about "The Insects in Your Neighborhood."
(First: Episode 1887)
Cartoon Un pajaro.
(EKA: Episode 2291)
SCENE 5 The cow touts her new cowhouse (a barn), while the pig faults his house as well.

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