Sesame Street
Elmo in Numberland
(repeat of 2734)
Air date December 18, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors D, H, 1 through 10


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Elmo shows Maria a new book he's written: "Elmo in Numberland." In the story, a little red monster wants to know where all the numbers live, so he visits Numberland. He first comes across the House of One and sees inside...
Cartoon Hortense beats one drum.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2570)
SCENE 1 cont'd Next, Elmo comes across a large clock with two doors, all branded with the number 2. Out come two Uncle Wallys, who tell him it's a "two-two clock."
SCENE 1 cont'd Back in reality, Elmo explains to Maria that his character found where he was going by climbing over to the next page. Elmo is about to continue, but Maria suggests they watch this first...
Cartoon The king of the Farcums wants a pyramid built; he and his subjects get inspiration from a seesaw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2631)
Film Scenes of flowers set to harmonica music
(First: Episode 2497)
Cartoon Sign Man: TAXI
(First: Episode 1136)
Muppets Ernie sings "Imagine That" about things that he sometimes imagines to be: first a knight in shining armor who battles a dragon, then a sailor, and finally, himself.
(First: Episode 2142)
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(First: Episode 1173)
Film Kids draw a map of their neighborhood, and then learn how maps are really made.
(First: Episode 2760)
Cartoon A dog has a discussion with his master about where to go.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2392)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock."
(First: Episode 0733)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2613)
SCENE 2 Maria and Elmo continue reading the story, where Elmo finds himself on the "Name That Three" game show! Elmo has the option of Box #3, Box #3 or Box #3. Elmo chooses box #3 and wins a trio of dancing tigers...
Cartoon Three tigers dance and play music.
(First: Episode 1642)
SCENE 2 cont'd Elmo leaves the tigers behind (they're having too much fun dancing) and advances onto the "Four Wall." He finds four arrows, all pointing toward a wall and wonders why. Suddenly, something appears...
Cartoon The Funny Four tickles all the people and animals he sees. (edited)
(First: Episode 1653)
SCENE 2 cont'd Elmo now finds himself in the "Garden of Five Hiding Flowers," but can't find any flowers at all. Five kids appear as the center of the flowers as Elmo counts them.
SCENE 2 cont'd Maria is impressed with Elmo's story thus far, but she must wait until Elmo returns from the bathroom before they can read any further.
Cartoon Round and angled pegs fit into their respective holes.
(First: Episode 1452)
Film Two Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
(First: Episode 2665)
Cartoon A runner leaps over letter H hurdles.
(First: Episode 2519)
Cast Big Bird, Susan and Bob sing "Can Read" while at a newsstand.
(First: Episode 2268)
Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1149)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster and Zelda have a discussion about cookies.
(First: Episode 2601)
Animation Arnold uses his imagination.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2754)
SCENE 3 Elmo returns and continues reading his story, where he finds himself at the Number Six Laundromat. Inside the drier, Elmo finds some singing socks...
Cartoon "Six Soccer Socks" (beginning edited)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1670)

SCENE 3 cont'd Elmo then comes across a fishbowl, filled with seven singing goldfish. Afterward, Elmo visits the Eight Store and finds the next segment inside...
Cartoon The Ringmaster showcases eight skating penguins.
(First: Episode 1291)
SCENE 3 cont'd Elmo now rides atop the Number Nine Train, which heads into a tunnel and finds...
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
SCENE 3 cont'd Maria tells Elmo they should watch some more films before they finish the story. Elmo looks forward to the ending, having forgotten how it goes.
Film Armadillos on film
(First: Episode 2488)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that she will kiss anyone who has bulgy eyes, small ears, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(First: Episode 0843)
Cartoon "Daddy Dear"
(First: Episode 0367)
Film "Visiting Iesha": Olivia sleeps over at Iesha's house, and spend the morning together. Olivia is white and Iesha and her family is black. Next time, Iesha wants to visit Olivia's family.
(First: Episode 2756)
Muppets In a subway, two Anything Muppets observe how loud and quiet it is.
(First: Episode 1432)
Isadora's sneakers
Animation Isadora's sneakers describe all the fun they've had this past year, as the seasons change.
(First: Episode 2758)
Film Photographic collage demonstration of ALL, MOST, SOME and NONE of an apple.
(First: Episode 0979)

Muppets Bushman Bill introduces Didi O'Day and the Dew Drops performing "D Duah Duah."
(First: Episode 1449)
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0526)
Film Footage of kids playing professions, alternating with footage of analogous real-life jobs.
(First: Episode 2811)
Animation "Toothpaste ... coming soon to a mouth near you!"
(First: Episode 2876)

SCENE 4 In the final part of the story, Elmo comes across the number 10. Maria doesn't see Elmo in the illustration, that is until Elmo sticks his face into the 0. He offers to read it again, but Maria points out it's time to say goodbye. They both announce the sponsors, which include all the numbers 1 through 10.

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