Sesame Street
Plot A Sesame Street rainbow
Air date February 1, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors P, X, 9
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird, Telly, a green monster named Anna and the kids point out to Lillian that they're all different colors. She points out everyone on Sesame Street is a variety of colors and sings about how they all make a "Fabulous Rainbow." The group becomes inspired and decides to draw a rainbow with all of their friends.
Cartoon Leanna Williams tells a story of how she traveled to Hawaii and bought a Hawaiian shirt.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2745)
Film Shopping for soup ingredients.
(First: Episode 0545)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie enjoys watching Bert read a book, but Ernie's staring at him is driving Bert bananas.
(EKA: Episode 2282)
Cartoon "Magic Pig Calypso Song"
Artist: Vince Collins
(EKA: Episode 0827)
SCENE 2 The gang finds they only have a yellow crayon. They know this won't be enough to make a rainbow, but don't know what colors they'd be missing. They go out on the block to find everyone and deduce what colors they are. Kaitlin writes down all their results.
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer." (dog)
(EKA: Episode 2750)
Groverjohnjohnpenny Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and John-John count a penny.
(EKA: Episode 0797)
Cartoon A man connects the dots to form a house to escape from the rain.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 2256)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2021)
Film Alone Song
(EKA: Episode 1003)
Muppets Two-Headed Monster tries on shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2142)
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Cartoon Sand P / p
(EKA: Episode 2061)
SCENE 3 Big Bird and Telly argue over whether Oscar is light green or dark green. Oscar refuses to come out of his can so they can settle the dispute. He winds up messing with them by only putting out his hand (in a glove), then his foot (in a shoe) and finally his nose (actually Fluffy's trunk). The gang pretends to leave and notates Oscar's color when he emerges. As they run off, he's quick to correct that he's not "dirty green," but "slime green."
Pinball 09
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #9
Animation by Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1032)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentChip Cat and Dip Cat hold a sign with the word "CAT" written on it and ask Danny if he knows what it says. When they learn that he can't read the sign, they give him clues.
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon The letter X
(EKA: Episode 0894)
SCENE 4 The youngsters bring their list to Mr. Handford, who tells them that there's no more crayons in stock at the moment. He tells them they can find any crayons they need from a store downtown, Crayon City.
SCENE 4 cont'd At Crayon City, counterwoman Sid (Victoria Jackson) scans their list and finds they're all in stock. Their sale is 22 crayons for $1 and their list is one crayon short. Big Bird realizes they've left one person out - Snuffy! He happens to be a frequent customer, so Sid knows what color he is right away (Snuffleupagus Sepia) and finds the giant crayon to match.
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1590)
Cartoon The big green balls and one little orange ball ride over the top of the hills. The little one can't make it over the big hill, but conquers the small hill.
(EKA: Episode 1906)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0720)
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Muppets Cookie Monster appears as a guest on Murphy Brownbag's "Lunch Talk" and shares his tips of a healthy, monster meal.
(EKA: Episode 2714)
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
Film.Flamingos Film Flamingos walk around to classical music.
(First: Episode 2498)
Cartoon We Are Kids from Far and Wide: Rice harvesting in Sierra Leone
(First: Episode 2774)
SCENE 5 Everybody poses as Big Bird and friends draw their picture. They turn their easel around and show off their picture - everyone on Sesame Street assembled in a rainbow, with Oscar and his can at the rainbow's end. Everyone sings a reprise of "Fabulous Rainbow," then heads to Hooper's for some lunch.
Cartoon Luis (in voice-over) counts racehorses numbered 9 to 1 as they cross the finish line.
(EKA: Episode 2680)
Animation A white shell is uncovered in the sand.
(EKA: Episode 2061)

Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "The Eating Game", in which plates get to meet foods and take them to dinner. The contestant foods are a fish, an ear of corn, and a glass of milk.
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(EKA: Episode 0351)
SCENE 6 Big Bird and Snuffy use the Snuffleupagus-sized crayon to make a drawing of today's sponsors.

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