Sesame Street
Alice needs to take a nap
Air date February 27, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors E, G, 9


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, and points out that Bob is trying to get Alice to sit still and take her nap. Big Bird thinks a good-night poem will get her to nap, but she runs off, and he chases her while reciting it.
Animation Can you find the flamingos?
(First: Episode 2791)
Muppets Guy Smiley sings "I'll Love You in Springtime."
(First: Episode 2088)
Cartoon A door opens behind a mouse, who shrieks when she sees the E.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
Mandrill carry
Film A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
Muppets "Once Is Not Enough"
(First: Episode 2921)
Cartoon 9 Ants
Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1485)

SCENE 2 Big Bird follows Alice into Hooper's, after reading the poem for the fourth time. All of a sudden, she's thirsty, so Bob almost gives her a big bowl of water, when Big Bird points out that they'll need a bigger bowl for the amount of water Alice needs. While Bob tries reading the poem again, Big Bird fetches the bowl that Alice's mom left with them, fills it with water using a hose, and brings it into the store. Bob says it's the biggest bowl he's ever seen. After Alice drinks the water, she needs to use the bathroom.
Animation Big, bigger, biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(First: Episode 0764)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster brings in a suitcase filled with heavy and light objects, and places them on a wall. The right half lays out a feather, a ribbon, and a tissue. The left half puts down a book, a brick, a rock, and a 1000 pound weight, but the more weight that is placed on the wall causes the ground they're standing on to tilt!
(First: Episode 2577)
2096m Song "Me and My Chair"
(First: Episode 1706)
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer." (house)
(First: Episode 2672)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
Insert At Birdland, Lillian sings "Transylvania 1-2-3-4-5" with The Count and his All-Bat Band.
(First: Episode 2834)
Cartoon Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1637)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover tells Mr. Johnson the menu, which has the items numbered. Number 9 is the special of the day. It turns out to be a real number nine, but Mr. Johnson doesn't want it. (It's medium rare, and he likes his nines well-done.)
(First: Episode 1377)
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
Film Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
(First: Episode 0984)
Muppets / Celebrity Pretty Great Performances
Live from Sesame Hall, Phil Harmonic introduces Maria and James Galway, who perform "Concerto for Flute and Pool Toy" by Ludwig von Splash.
(First: Episode 2541)
Cartoon Letter E ("See me... eating a peach...")
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Alice still isn't sleepy after another reading of Big Bird's poem. Bob, who calls himself "king of the lullabies," sings "See You Tomorrow," and Alice falls fast asleep.
Cartoon What's missing? (a baby)
(First: Episode 2023)
Rhyme With BUY
Muppets Cookie Monster comes to the bakery looking for something delicious that rhymes with BUY. He tries the I (from the MIKE'S BAKERY sign) and the baker's TIE, both of which aren't that delicious. Finally, Guy Smiley comes in and loudly announces that he would like to BUY a PIE. Cookie then knows what he can get in the bakery that rhymes with BUY and is delicious: it's GUY! A chase ensues, and Cookie requests for the baker to send him the bill.
(First: Episode 0481)
Film Squares are shown in close-up.
(First: Episode 0420)
Cartoon "Alphabet Jungle"
(First: Episode 2733)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog asks Elmo about his ideas for games.
(First: Episode 2185)
Cartoon The Typewriter: E-Ear
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0807)
SCENE 4 While Alice sleeps, Bob and some kids talk about taking naps, and pretend to take one.
Cartoon A British man narrates how chewing gum is made in Guatemala.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2830)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
Animation Letter G drawing with kid voice-over.
(First: Episode 0306)
Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
(First: Episode 0153)
Muppets Ernie sings "The Honker-Duckie-Dinger Jamboree."
(First: Episode 1920)
Cartoon A man weighs five pounds of bubble gum. He chews it all, blows a huge bubble, and flies away.
(First: Episode 0617)
SCENE 5 Bob and the kids are still "asleep," when Alice wakes up from her nap. Bob announces the sponsors, and he and the kids play tag with Alice.

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