Sesame Street
Plot Biff disturbs Bob's morning
Air date January 22, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors H, P, 9
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 After pulling a late night, Bob sleeps on the couch until his first piano lesson of the day. His sleep is disturbed when Biff rises to the window on a scaffold (with Sully down below pulling the role). The two have been hired by the landlord to do some repairs to the building, starting with replacing the cement surrounding the bricks. He promises applying the cement will be quiet, but scraping it off is quite loud.
Cartoon A hand draws a farm backdrop for the animals.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Muppets The Count sings about his first day of school.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Cartoon Two itchy gorillas agree to scratch each other's backs.
(EKA: Episode 1456)
Film Students prepare for a spelling bee.
(EKA: Episode 2208)
Typewriter P
Cartoon The Typewriter: P for Pencil
(EKA: Episode 0796)
SCENE 2 Bob writhes under the sheets as Biff scrapes more and more cement. The noise stops briefly, before Biff starts yelling down to Sully. Biff asserts he's not yelling, just merely having a discussion. He agrees to go down to ground level to talk to Sully so Bob can get some extra sleep...just in time for his alarm to go off.
Cartoon P is for Pillow
(EKA: Episode 0296)
Muppets Ernie asks Bert "Do You Like Me?"
(EKA: Episode 1234)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball looks at air.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2616)
Muppets Sesame Street Game Show: Where Do I Belong?
Guy Smiley hosts a show which helps its contestants figure out where they belong.
(EKA: Episode 2486)
Animation Planet H / h
(First: Episode 2851)
SCENE 3 Biff wheels back up just in time to see Bob giving a piano lesson to Isiah. He asks Bob about the meaning of "take it from the top" and notes how similar it applies to construction work, demonstrating by scraping more cement. He now promises to take his lunch break now so Bob can rehearse in peace, only Biff munches on a noisy carrot.
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(EKA: Episode 1647)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(EKA: Episode 0592)
Muppets Clementine hears water running, which reminds Forgetful Jones that he was about to do something. Using the clues at hand (a bar of soap, a backbrush, and a towel), Forgetful remembers that it's bath time. Buster's bath, that is...
(First: Episode 1666)
Cartoon What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(EKA: Episode 0543)
Muppets / Cast "Sing Your Synonyms"
(EKA: Episode 2331)
Cartoon A group gives a newcomer funny looks, which hurts his feelings, but then they invite him to play marbles with them. He turns out to be a good player.
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(EKA: Episode 2840)
Celebrity Gloria Estefan sings a special version of "1-2-3" to Big Bird and the Birdketeers.
Animation Counting 1-9 in Spanish
(EKA: Episode 2491)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster takes turns reading itself a story.
(First: Episode 2590)
Cartoon P for Penguin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2179)
Film A gymnastics team practices tricks for the circus.
(First: Episode 2889)
Muppets "Wet and Dry": the sailors on the Good Ship Wet love when it rains, but the Arabs like living in the dry desert.
(EKA: Episode 2745)
Cartoon Harold and Howard think of H words.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1056)
SCENE 4 Big Bird and the Birdketeers pretend to fly, as Big Bird sings "We're Flying."
Cartoon The Hummingbird
Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2142)
Muppets The Martians are a "Yip Yip Family."
(First: Episode 2724)
Animation Ocean countdown 10-1
(First: Episode 2848)
Film A man shows a boy how to make a wheelbarrow.
(EKA: Episode 1858)
Cartoon "Dinner for Nine"
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1736)
SCENE 5 Big Bird and the Birdketeers continue their flight, as they spot today's sponsors "down below."


  • This episode was taped on October 9 and 11, 1991.

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