Sesame Street
Oscar's animal stampede
Air date January 24, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Josh Selig
Directed by Ted May
Production October 15 & 17, 1990
Sponsors F, M, 12

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob asks Oscar why he's holding up a STOP sign. Oscar tells him that he's currently stopping something and finds it hard to describe what's being stopped. He decides to show Bob instead and lowers the sign. Suddenly, Bob gets caught in a large stampede of animals (scored by the "William Tell Overture").
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Cartoon Stop! (Moving Colored STOP signs in fast-motion)
(First: Episode 0776)
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Film Bus trip around town (guitar soundtrack)
(First: Episode 0926)
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Cartoon M for Mail
(First: Episode 0013)
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Cast / Muppets Olivia sings about her "One Two Blues" with two Anything Muppets.
(First: Episode 1493)
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Animation A square tries to fit in a similarly-shaped part of a large geometric shape.
(First: Episode 1599)
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SCENE 2 Bob now finds Oscar counting backwards from 10. Once he reaches 0, the animal stampede returns to sweep up Bob.
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Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(First: Episode 1295)
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Muppets Ernie is tossing and turning in bed. He sings to the viewers how he feels "When Bert's Not Here."
(First: Episode 2208)
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Film Slide puzzle - boy
(First: Episode 0428)
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Cartoon A girl explains the concept of relativity by explaining how her house is a part of a neighborhood, the neighborhood is part of a city, the city is part of a country, etc.
(First: Episode 2742)
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Muppets Spaceship Surprise
The crew lands on the Planet CH, where they are greeted by Chunky Cheese.
(First: Episode 2414)
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(First: Episode 0703)
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SCENE 3 Bob keeps his distance from Oscar, who wants to ask him an important question. Bob goes home and gets a phone call from Oscar, asking about his apartment number. Bob tells him it's #2B and soon after, the animal stampede runs through his door.
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Cartoon The boss of Muzby's Treetop Flowers tells his secretary that he doesn't want any calls unless they're important. Employee Henry tries to make an important call while hanging out on a limb.
(First: Episode 2747)
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Song "Playground Map Song"
(First: Episode 2680)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The miller's daughter is in danger of losing her baby if she cannot guess the first name of Rumpelstiltskin. Kermit offers a hotline, Sesame Street-555, for people to call in and help her. The name ends up being Bruce Rumpelstiltskin, but unfortunately for Kermit, he picked the wrong place to hide: the baby's carriage!
(First: Episode 0724)
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Cartoon Are you the monster that ate the television?
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Song Luis sings "Three of These Kids" -- three kids are playing basketball, and one is playing baseball.
(First: Episode 0418)
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Cartoon Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat
Voice: Daws Butler
(First: Episode 0770)
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SCENE 4 Flo Bear and Gladys the Cow cooperate to write a new story, though Gladys suggests a cow be mentioned throughout.
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Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
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Cast (Same and Different) Maria and Linda dress the same, then Linda dresses differently.
(First: Episode 1819)
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Animation M / m (Gordon voiceover)
(First: Episode 2232)
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Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(First: Episode 2499)
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Animation "We Are Kids From Far and Wide": A girl describes the preparation for the Galungan festival in Bali, Indonesia.
(First: Episode 2750)
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SCENE 5 Forgetful Jones returns to the street after a tiring day of cowpoke work (poking cows) and tries to sit in a chair Gordon has just painted. Gordon stops him before he can, when Forgetful notices Gordon has some paint somewhere on his face, but can't remember the name. Gordon finally wipes the paint off his nose and Forgetful sits down in the wet chair, feeling wiped out from all that remembering.
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Cartoon A flea sets up camp on a dog.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1004)
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Film Old bottles are made into new bottles at a recycling plant.
Music: "Black Eyed Peas" by Graham Preskett
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Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square
(First: Episode 1618)
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Muppets "M-M-M Monster Meal"
(First: Episode 0380)
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
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Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
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SCENE 6 Telly wants Oscar to cooperate with him and comes up with a way he can. He announces a demonstration of open and closed, which Oscar unwittingly demonstrates by going in and out of his can.
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Cartoon The Square
(First: Episode 0536)
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Muppets The Count sings about what he does when there's "Nothing to Count" - he imagines counting birdies and elephants.
(First: Episode 1940)
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Animation Three balls compare sizes. An orange ball (voiced by Daws Butler) boasts that he's the smallest, until his little brother comes onto the scene.
(First: Episode 0786)
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Film A zydeco band plays "Bayou Pon Pon" while people dance and the townspeople of New Orleans wave at the camera.
(First: Episode 2502)
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Cartoon "Love" word animation
(First: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 7 Bob finds Telly standing around, practicing saying "Look out!" as instructed by Oscar. He alerts Telly to say it for real now, as the animal stampede plows Bob once again. Oscar then coaches Telly through announcing the sponsors.

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