Sesame Street
Air date April 25, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Jon Stone
Directed by Jon Stone
Production January 31, 1991 (sc. 1)
February 1 (sc. 2)
Sponsors A, M, 16

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
2864a
SCENE 1 Gina discovers Oscar's discarded "NO" sign left in Hooper's Store from this morning and asks Elmo to bring it to his trash can. Elmo is eager to take on the task.
2864b
SCENE 1 cont'd Elmo climbs up the can and hangs on, then gives few knocks. He falls off when Oscar opens the lid. Oscar doesn't see anyone, so he goes back inside. Elmo climbs up again and calls for Oscar instead. Though he hangs onto the can, he's still not visible by Oscar, who closes the lid and causes Elmo to fall down again.
2864c

2864d
SCENE 1 cont'd Gina wonders what all the noise is about. Meanwhile, Elmo is seen gripping the lid of Oscar's can and goes flying backwards when Oscar opens up, still not seeing who's talking. The lid closes and Elmo is flung back to the sidewalk. He makes his way to the back, thinking he'll be much safer. Instead, he is smashed into Big Bird's nest doors when Oscar opens his lid.
2864e
SCENE 1 cont'd Elmo trudges back into Hooper's, him and the sign both battered by the experience. Gina, not noticing his condition, says he can try bringing it over to Oscar tomorrow (to Elmo's dismay).
2059u
Cartoon A man chases a runaway "no".
(First: Episode 0794)
Frogsoftheglen Muppets Kermit sings "The Frogs in the Glen."
(First: Episode 1786)
2477y
Cartoon A - acrobat ball
(EKA: Episode 2453)
Fay.Greenelephant
Film Fay Ray dresses up as a "green elephant," a moose, and "Kermit the dog."
E&BattheBeachwithToughEddie
Muppets Ernie & Bert — A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
Typefaces.M
Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
2864f
SCENE 2 Gina pours Elmo some milk and proposes they play a game about pouring. She sets up the game, where they must find what's wrong with scenes involving Uncle Wally...
2864g
SCENE 2 cont'd First, Uncle Wally is unable to pour any water from his bottle, until a third arm appears to unscrew the cap. Elmo correctly guesses the extra arm is what's wrong.
2864h
SCENE 2 cont'd Next, Uncle Wally tries putting grapes in his cereal, but they bounce right out and roll of the table. He then tries pouring some milk, but it misses the cereal and pours onto the table instead.
2864i
SCENE 2 cont'd In the third scenario, Uncle Wally waters a flower...and it waters him back.
2864j
SCENE 2 cont'd Finally, Uncle Wally pours a pitcher of milk into his hat, which goes onto his head without any spillage. Elmo wonders how he did that, while Gina feigns ignorance. Uncle Wally is seen doing it again, now getting covered in milk when he puts on his hat. Elmo laughs so much, he and his chair fall over.
NumberCreatures.16
Cartoon Number creatures #16
(First: Episode 2755)
Mahnasesame2
Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(First: Episode 2368)
BigBird-ABC-DEF-GHI-1980s
Insert Big Bird goes through his old toy chest with some kids, and encounters a banner with the alphabet on it. He remembers the time he learned what it was, which fades to a flashback of him singing "ABC-DEF-GHI."
(First: Episode 2266)
Detective.Hippo
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)
GroverChris.LOVE
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Christopher talk about what love is.
(First: Episode 1484)
200007
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(First: Episode 0771)
3979e
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath."
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2518)
Followarrowsto3
Cartoon A man circles the number 1, draws a line to the number 2, follows the arrows to the number 3 (and crosses out), underlines the number, draws a door, and goes through it.
(First: Episode 2067)
2061 art
Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0318)
400021
Cartoon Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat
(First: Episode 0770)
HereThere
Muppets Telly hosts "Here and There" from the library, where it's quiet. His co-host, Debra Starr, is at the airport, where it's loud. The loud noises of the airport eventually make it hard for Telly to hear Debra, so he has to talk louder into the microphone for Debra to hear him, which results in his expulsion.
Gordon-M
Animation M / m (Gordon voiceover)
(First: Episode 2232)
Vaudeville-WID
Insert Forgetful Jones thinks of ways of remembering, as visions of Maria, Luis and Gordon appear with a musical, vaudeville message - "Write It Down."
(First: Episode 2295)
2059za
Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone.
(First: Episode 1967)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0478)
Ssnews.slipper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Prince Charming, who is looking for Cinderella. The prince tries to see whose foot matches the glass slipper. However, the shoe fits someone unexpected. (Kermit: "Boy, these fairy tales are starting to get me down.") (ending edited)
(First: Episode 1233)
16blues
Cartoon I've Got the "Sixteen Blues"
(First: Episode 2755)
GirlsClapHappy
Insert A group of girls perform a clap-cheer about happiness.
(First: Episode 2830)
3161k
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet. (dog washing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
Alphaquest.M
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: M
The girl uses mittens to make monster mush, which is eaten by a Muppet monster.
(First: Episode 2724)
Angryannie-korty
Cartoon "Angry Annie": A small girl vents her rage at the world, frustrated by the problems of everyday life, until her younger brother offers her part of his orange.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 2087)
Eyelids.bert
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
3957e
Animation Cecille sings "The Game of Make Believe."
2293e
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Forgetful Jones asks Daniela to read his sign, which she does.
(First: Episode 2031)
1839zm
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(First: Episode 1716)
A-ape.bite
Cartoon An ape takes a bite out of a yellow A.
(First: Episode 2813)
Upontheroof

2864-Closing
Celebrity James Taylor performs "Up on the Roof."
(First: Episode 1808)
As the band plays the ending vamp, Count von Count announces the sponsors.


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