Sesame Street
Barkley's bathtime
(repeat of 2527)
Air date January 9, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by John Weidman
Directed by Emily Squires
Production October 4, 1988
Sponsors C, N, 3
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SCENE 1 Luis puts up a new "Se Habla Español" sign in the Fix-It Shop window. Big Bird, with Radar, goes over to check on his broken toy truck, when he sees the sign. He forgets the meaning of it and believes it's Spanish for whatever new type of store the Fix-It Shop must have become. Luis clarifies the meaning for him and hands him his fixed truck.
Animation Sand C/c
(First: Episode 0625)
Song "Take Care of That Smile"
(First: Episode 2745)
Cartoon The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
(First: Episode 2537)
Film Counting 6 pieces of laundry on the line
(First: Episode 0419)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
Muppets Gladys the Cow helps Kermit direct the dance scene of his movie. Her task is to count backwards from four and yell "action", but she counts forwards instead. Kermit shows her the right way to count and yells "Action!", which Gladys uses as an excuse to begin her dance scene.
(First: Episode 2298)
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(First: Episode 0791)
Celebrity Candice Bergen stops by the Fix-It Shop to check on her boombox, which Maria has just fixed. She tests it out with a cassette of "C is for Cookie," which she lip-syncs and dances to (complete with props).
(First: Episode 2710)
1095m Cartoon C is for Canary
(First: Episode 0703)
2061 crane
Film A crane is shown, with a shovel and wrecking ball.
(First: Episode 1164)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert explore an Egyptian pyramid. Bert is excited, but Ernie is afraid. They see statues that look like them. Bert decides to explore a tunnel while Ernie looks at the statues, and then the Ernie statue starts tapping and talking to Ernie. But when Ernie calls Bert back to the room, the statue doesn't move. Ernie is scared until the statue starts singing Rubber Duckie with him. Bert doesn't believe Ernie, until he says "Bye-bye, statue," and the statue replies "Bye-bye!" and laughs... just like Ernie.
(First: Episode 1621)
Cartoon Luis counts three blackbirds, which lay three eggs.
(EKA: Episode 2242)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Christopher talk about what love is.
(First: Episode 1484)
Cartoon Fruta Manzana sings about being happy and healthy.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
SCENE 2 Gina comes out of 123 Sesame Street, having just washes two weeks worth of laundry. Linda asks to borrow a towel, preparing to give Barkley a bath. She has everything she needs and calls Barkley over. He winds up knocking over Gina's laundry basket, so Linda takes it to the laundromat to apologize.
2096p Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(First: Episode 1934)
Muppets Cookie Monster does a taste test to compare square shaped cookies, triangle shaped cookies, and circle shaped cookies.
(First: Episode 1750)
Cartoon We Are Kids from Far and Wide: India
(First: Episode 2758)
Film Jerry Nelson introduces the letters U and N. Other letters join them and become SUN, RUN and FUN.
(First: Episode 0230)
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had ...
(First: Episode 0815)
SCENE 3 Big Bird finds Gina doing a trick with Barkley - every time she snaps, he speaks (or barks, rather). Big Bird wonders what it would be like if he really could speak and imagines Barkley being to speak, in Oscar, Gina and his own voice.
Cartoon "The Noble Ostrich", a segment about the day-to-day activities of ostriches. Includes an animated appearance by Big Bird.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0998)
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(First: Episode 0934)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What's Prairie's Problem?" in which contestants try to figure out why Prairie Dawn can't use one of her senses (i.e., which part of her face is covered).
(First: Episode 2466)
Cartoon Gordon voiceover N/n
(First: Episode 2283)
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Sloth
(First: Episode 2500)
SCENE 4 Big Bird plays some more with Barkley, when Linda returns with Gina's laundry, meaning it's time for his bath. Big Bird wants to keep playing and becomes very angry. Alice wanders in and pretends to be a dog, which Big Bird considers good enough.
Cartoon Ranger Armbuckle talks about how plants travel -- by sowing their seeds.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2727)
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(First: Episode 0444)
Toon heavylight
Cartoon Heavy and light characters are weighed on a scale.
(First: Episode 0843)
Muppets "Muppets Rhyme in School"
(First: Episode 2291)
Cartoon 3 doctors cure a sick 3.
(First: Episode 1627)
Muppets Honkers count to 3. (part 2 only)
(First: Episode 1458)
Cartoon A red man tries to get apples from a tree by himself, while a yellow man builds a ladder.
(First: Episode 0779)
SCENE 5 Alice and Big Bird continue playing dog until she starts to rest. Big Bird comes up with a game she can play lying down. He makes various sounds and has her guess what they are without looking. Barkley comes bounding in soon after, done with his bath and ready to play. Big Bird wonders what he can play with two dogs.

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