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Sesame Street
Writing with Flo Bear
Air date February 19, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Nancy Sans
Production December 10 & 20, 1991
Sponsors I, J, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 A hyped-up announcer (Martin P. Robinson) introduces Flo Bear and the Writettes (Maria, Gina, and Lillian), who sing "Let's All Write."
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Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone
(First: Episode 1967)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2855)
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Muppets Kermit and the word β€œtaxi.”
(First: Episode 0312)
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Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
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Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
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Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(First: Episode 1111)
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Animation It's a crocodile
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1663)
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SCENE 2 Flo Bear visits the Fix-It Shop and proposes that she and Luis work on a story together. She convinces him to drop what he's currently writing on his computer to start working on their collaboration. She gives him the title ("The Truth About Fruit") and he immediately thinks of interesting plot developments. Flo tells him that she already has the story in mind, she just needs him to type it up.
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Film Photographic collage demonstration of ALL, MOST, SOME and NONE of an apple.
(First: Episode 0979)
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Animation Sand J/j
(First: Episode 0631)
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Muppets Great Movie Classics: Casablanca
Rick keeps telling the pianist to keep saying the alphabet ("Say it again, Sam").
(First: Episode 2687)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
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SCENE 3 From the "Writer's Corner on Sesame Street," Flo discusses the useful letter I. She then does a brief quiz about an I word used in writing, segueing to...
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Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(First: Episode 0462)
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Muppets Elmo sings about "The Sound That's in the Air."
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Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
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Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(First: Episode 0675)
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Muppets Live from the Nestropolitan Opera, Phil Harmonic introduces the staged production of Peligro starring Placido Flamingo.
(First: Episode 2273)
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Cartoon Two giraffes (Swedish animation)
(First: Episode 1468)
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SCENE 4 Maria is confused when she sees Snuffy talking to the doorknob of the Fix-It Shop. It turns out that he's talking to Letitia, his ladybug friend (Camille Bonora) who is sitting on the knob.
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Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(First: Episode 0410)
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Cartoon In song, an ostrich, frog, mole and bee change lifestyles, which alters which one is over, under, around and through.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 1716)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Ernie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.
(First: Episode 0565)
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Cartoon Pencil box I/i
(First: Episode 2890)
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Film Two Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
(First: Episode 2665)
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Muppets / Celebrity Prairie Dawn and Tyne Daly sing about "Same and Different."
(First: Episode 2769)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and the Birdketeers pretend to be lost at sea; Big Bird and Gregory on an island, and the others pretending to be the ocean. The two put a note (reading "HELP") in a bottle, which his then thrown out to sea (actually, just outside his door). While they wait to be rescued, they all head to the park to play.
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Cartoon A kid voice-over says, "Ocean," as a fish is seen swimming in the ocean.
(First: Episode 2670)
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Muppets Waiter Grover has a new method of remembering orders: He makes up a poem to remember what is ordered and who ordered it. Mr. Johnson orders a cheeseburger with a pickle and French fries, which Grover interprets as "Round and tasty on a bun, pickles, French fries, yum, yum, yum!" However, he brings Mr. Johnson a grapefruit on a bun.
(First: Episode 2418)
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Cartoon A male chorus sings about zoo animals, to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
(First: Episode 0780)
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Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(First: Episode 1181)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word SHAKE, and an earthquake happens.
(First: Episode 2557)
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Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(First: Episode 0617)
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Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(First: Episode 0506)
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SCENE 6 Telly rushes over to Hooper's Store and shows Mr. Handford the message in a bottle. He initially believes the bottle needs their help, but by piecing together the clues, they conclude it must be Big Bird.
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Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
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Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
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Muppets Shelley the Turtle sings "I Get There" on his way to a picnic.
(First: Episode 2314)
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Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2586)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird informs Telly that they're no longer playing their island game, so they don't need his help for that. But, they do need his help in announcing the sponsors.


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