Sesame Street
A park for Slimey
(repeat of 2647)
Air date December 2, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors B, U, 20
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Slimey returns to Oscar's trash can from the park. Oscar tells Gordon and Telly that it's a six-hour round trip, leaving him no time to play with his mudball team (the Brown Sox) before has to return for lunch. Telly is brought to tears over Slimey's situation. Oscar sarcastically proposes building their own park on Sesame Street, an idea Telly and Gordon decide to run with.
Cartoon "Island of Emotion"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 2822)
Film "Operation Playground" Kids at a school come up with ideas for a new playground, and raise money for the effort. Together with their parents and other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
(First: Episode 2360)
Cartoon B for banana and ballerina
(First: Episode 2515)
SCENE 2 Gordon and Telly are now joined by Big Bird, Mike and the kids, as they begin thinking of things to include in their tiny, worm park. Big Bird suggests they get Maria's help in building things and the group vacates after Oscar (unaware of their plans) tells them to scram, lest they disturb the naptime of Slimey and his worm friends.
Cartoon A man recites a poem about how curious he is.
(EKA: Episode 2361)
Muppets The Beetles are "Thinking of U."
(First: Episode 1486)
Film At a zoo, monkeys clean each other and run around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2505)
Cartoon Jake the Snake demonstrates body parts.
Artist: Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(First: Episode 2486)
SCENE 3 Big Bird and Snuffy wheel a tree over to Maria, who points out that it'll be way too big for the park. They tell her that particular tree is a gift for Granny Snuffle, while they have a much smaller tree in their wagon.
Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
Cartoon Number Creatures #20
(First: Episode 2687)
Celebrity The Four Tops sing "Please Be Careful," a song about safely crossing the street.
(First: Episode 2256)
Cartoon Cherries fall through a moving hole onto a man who demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 4 Slimey can't sleep, feeling sad about missing out on the fun in the park. Telly encourages him to "Picture a Park" in his head.
Cartoon At night, a group of mice are scared of a monster in the woods. They describe its features until the feared monster looks like an elephant - who is more scared of the mice.
(First: Episode 0814)
Film Cheri goes fishing with her abuelo.
(First: Episode 2784)
Cartoon A small man tries to use a seesaw, but can't get his associate (a very large man) to go up.
(First: Episode 1121)
Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
Cartoon A dog learns about U.
(First: Episode 0131)
SCENE 5 Mike and the kids have laid out the squares of grass for the park. He then tears up some paper and spreads it all over, asking the kids what the park is missing to keep it tidy - a trash can (made from a cup).
Song "Garbageman's Blues Song"
(First: Episode 1875)
Bforbeard Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1147)
Muppets Bob imagines himself in 1789, and meets two of the people in George Washington's neighborhood, the candlemaker and the saddlemaker.
(First: Episode 2294)

Animation The alphabet is presented using many materials and writing methods.
(First: Episode 2210)
SCENE 6 Gordon, Telly and the kids now work on the worm merry-go-round. "Those worms are really gonna turn!," says Gordon.
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a boat.
(EKA: Episode 2474)
Muppets "Muppets Rhyme in School"
(First: Episode 2291)
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2490)
SCENE 7 The gang wheels over their park to Oscar's can. He initially tells them to get lot, but is very surprised when they unveil their surprise. Slimey and his worm friends are very happy and start having fun. Oscar can barely muster a "thank you" and decides to name it after Telly - "Worry Wort Park."
Animation Teeny Little Super Guy recalls how he learned about the meaning of DANGER.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1971)
Cartoon A boy tries to count to twenty while playing with a paddleball, but gets interrupted by a bird.
(First: Episode 0152)
Bae2 Muppets Ernie and Bert are camping. It's time for them to sleep, but Ernie keeps distracting Bert by pointing out the various sounds that they hear.
(First: Episode 1808)
Cartoon A top-hatted man tries to show a girl how many uses a box has, but she prefers kicking it.
(First: Episode 0763)
SCENE 8 Oscar watches over the worms, who are having their slumber party in the park. Gordon announces the sponsors.

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