Sesame Street
Gina babysits Elmo
(repeat of 2637)
Air date January 6, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors F, T, 15


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gina welcomes the viewer while explaining it's nighttime on Sesame Street, which means that it's time for the kids to go to sleep. Tonight, she happens to be babysitting Elmo. It is time for his pre-bed bath, but he wishes to avoid it. He agrees to take one, but needs to get his toy turtle...which is in Cleveland.
Cartoon "Mother Brown's Farm (Number Fifteen Song)"
(First: Episode 2693)
Muppets Captain Breakfast unsuccessfully encourages a little girl to eat breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
(First: Episode 1492)
Song "Body Dance" (MC Lyte)
(First: Episode 2816)
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
SCENE 2 Gina lowers Elmo into the bath and begins to splash around, asking to play a game. Gina says he needs to be washed first. She then drops the soap into the tub and asks Elmo to feel around for it. This gives Elmo an idea for a game and dives into the "ocean."
SCENE 2 cont'd Beneath the waves, Captain Elmo Cousteau searches for the treasure of the missing soap. He encounters a policeman fishy, who shows him the way to the treasure and back home.
SCENE 2 cont'd Elmo emerges from the water with the soap. He had so much fun playing the game, he tosses the soap back in the water to play again.
Film Fish swim around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0284)
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(First: Episode 1990)
Muppets The Hispanic community of Anything Muppets sings "It Sure is Hot!"
(First: Episode 2601)
Title 01 40 0001
Cartoon The word "YES" follows a man.
(First: Episode 0875)
Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
Esmae's doll
Cartoon Esme's wooden clown breaks, and she is about to throw it away, when it suggests she use glue to fix it.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 2843)
SCENE 3 Elmo is done getting washed, but, to prolong getting dried off, he starts a round of the Letter T Game, where he finds things in the bathroom that start with T. Gina spots one item - a towel, which she dries Elmo with.
Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 2518)
Muppets In the park, Bert overhears the sound of a tuba - his favorite instrument. It's actually Simon Soundman, who's "just practicing." Bert begs Simon to teach him how to make that sound by himself, but Bert ends up attracting Gladys the Cow, who thinks she heard the romantic call of a bull.
(First: Episode 2386)
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1266)
Muppets / Celebrity Prairie Dawn and Tyne Daly sing about "Same and Different."
(First: Episode 2769)
Cartoon What's missing? (a baby)
(First: Episode 2023)
SCENE 4 Elmo is now in his PJs and Gina tries to get him to bed, but Elmo would rather play the Letter F Game. Gina gets him into bed by promising to read him a bedtime story about the letter F.
Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1200)
Muppets Shelley the Turtle sings "I Get There" on his way to a picnic.
(First: Episode 2314)
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a globe is.
(First: Episode 2836)
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Animation Finding shapes in colored pixel-blocks
(First: Episode 1455)
SCENE 5 Now the next day, Susan leads Telly, Elmo, Gina and the kids in a game of "Everybody Wash."
Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(First: Episode 1934)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Chelsea: YES/NO.
(EKA: Episode 2402)
Cartoon Young Chris Columbus explores the world of ants - and they, in turn, explore his house.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2816)
Film A girl narrates a film of herself taking care of her horse, Strawberry.
(First: Episode 2641)
Cartoon F for fire, fountain, face, farmer, etc.
(First: Episode 1614)
SCENE 6 Susan notices bubbles coming from Bert And Ernie's Apartment, which can only mean one thing...
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie." (opening dialogue cut)
(First: Episode 0136)
Cartoon The letter F morphs into cartoon faces.
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog asks the Three Little Pigs how they feel after the Big Bad Wolf blew their houses down.
(First: Episode 1974)
Cartoon An animated number 15 sings "How Hard It Is to Be 15" to a child who is trying to count from 1 to 20, but can't remember 15.
(First: Episode 2743)
SCENE 7 Telly watches Susan give Slimey a bath using a toothbrush as a scrubber. Gina then announces the sponsors.

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