Sesame Street
Hiroshi paints Oscar
(repeat of 2597)
Air date January 10, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Directed by Jon Stone
Production October 25, 1988
Sponsors O, Z, 8

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird hears saxophone music coming from the garage (Hiroshi's studio). He assumes it's Hiroshi playing the sax, but it's actually Hoots. Hiroshi is working on a painting of the music Hoots is playing, "the blues," using different shades of blue. He explains that it's not as easy as it looks, and sings, "What Color Blue Are the Blues?"
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Film Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0338)
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Cartoon Olga y la letra O
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Muppets Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Prairie Dawn, and Herry Monster sing "I Think That It Is Wonderful".
(First: Episode 2492)
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Cartoon zip, zoom, zoom, zig, zag, zany, zoo.
(First: Episode 0359)
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Muppets / Celebrity Tracey Ullman and some kids play a Simon-style game with Mr. Honker, a Dinger, and a duck.
(First: Episode 2584)
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Animation Finding shapes in colored pixel-blocks
(First: Episode 1455)
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Muppets Count von Count sings "Lambaba" as he counts sheep and other animals that pop into the room.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
(First: Episode 0407)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". Gladys the Cow and a duck show up instead. Finally, a horse comes in and explains that the mouse can't make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
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Cartoon A ball goes up and down a musical staircase.
(First: Episode 2151)
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SCENE 2 Hiroshi insists that Oscar the Grouch move around wildly and complain while he paints. Finally, he's done with the painting, which is a painting of Oscar's grouchiness. Oscar likes it so much, Hiroshi decides to give it to him.
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SCENE 2
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Oscar secretly informs Hiroshi of some of his own paintings, and tells him to wait as he digs them up.
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Cartoon Jazz #8
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count to 20.
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Cartoon Photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
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Muppets / Cast Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a dentist and a bus driver. (remake)
(First: Episode 2146)
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Cartoon Baby climbs up the stairs all by himself.
(First: Episode 1717)
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SCENE 3 Oscar displays his unseen artwork to Hiroshi, starting with "Moaning Lisa."
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SCENE 3
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His other paintings are "Venus on a Clam" ...
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SCENE 3
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... and "Crumpled Soup Can."
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SCENE 3
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What does Hiroshi think of Oscar's paintings? He loves them! But Oscar doesn't take kindly to Hiroshi's compliments about his rotten grouchy art. Hiroshi remarks, "Some artists are so touchy."
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Song Gina and Maria sing "The Word is "No"."
(First: Episode 2548)
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Film Kids narrate a film of how a river is formed.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads a story for Bert that he's written on his typewriter. It turns out to be a dramatic reading of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1112)
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Muppets "Fat Cat"
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Cartoon Z for Zebu
Artist: Bud Luckey
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Film Two Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
(First: Episode 2665)
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Cast Pairs of best friends, including Big Bird and Mr. Snuffleupagus, Uncle Wally and Mrs. Trump, and Susan and Gordon, sing "My Best Friend."
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Film Looking for circles in the city (Maria voice-over)
(First: Episode 2711)
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(First: Episode 2582)
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Film Counting 20 boxes
Music: Joe Raposo
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Animation Red and yellow dots play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
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Film Fay demonstrates addition by placing 3 balls on a table.
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Muppets Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Dentist of Seville."
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(First: Episode 2511)
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SCENE 4 Oscar shows Hiroshi one more painting: "Whistler's Grouch Mother." Hiroshi loves this one too, so Oscar swears to give up painting. Hoots announces the sponsors, and plays the saxophone over the closing music.


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