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Luis is bothered at work
Air date March 10, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by David Johnson
Sponsors C, K, 15


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Luis greets the viewer before tending to the large workload he has to do. Elmo suddenly appears as "Captain Adventure," his favorite storybook hero. He tries to fly like Captain Adventure, only to crash on the ground after jumping.
Film Ornate Ks fly through the air to a song.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2945)
Muppets Pageant: Ernie plays the role of Bart, a farm boy who plants a flower. Herry Monster plays the sun, and a nervous Cookie Monster plays a cloud. Bert reluctantly plays the flower. When it is said that Bert made the leaves for his costume out of lettuce leaves, Cookie and Herry proceed to eat the leaves and rip the costume apart.
(First: Episode 0578)
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
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 2 "Captain Adventure" wants to help out Luis, who needs to move some boxes. To show off his super skills, he choses to lift the biggest box, only to find it's too heavy. Since he's just using his imagination, Elmo pretends to lift the box.
Cartoon Big, bigger, biggest (strongmen)
(First: Episode 0792)
Muppets "The Ballad of Slippery Slim"
(First: Episode 2827)
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
Cartoon K is for Karate
(First: Episode 0489)
Muppets The Martians spy a leaky faucet through a kitchen window. As it continues to drip, a Fat Blue woman turns it off, shocked to see that she had been wasting water.
Cartoon "Magic Pig"
Artist: Vince Collins
(First: Episode 0772)
SCENE 3 The Count brings over his live rabbit to show Luis a magic trick. He waves his wand 40 times; Luis eventually has his fill and goes inside the shop. The Count notes that he may not have made the rabbit disappear, but he made Luis disappear.
Cartoon Rap #15
(First: Episode 2567)
Cast Linda signs the word disappear - which Gordon does.
(First: Episode 2734)
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A widow bird flies from one tree to another.
(First: Episode 0391)
Muppets Telly is shocked to see Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats at the library. They explain that in addition to being rock stars, they're also "Rock 'N Roll Readers."
(First: Episode 2612)
C- Cap.JPG
Cartoon C for cap (oversized cap)
(First: Episode 0154)

SCENE 4 The Count, with his assistants, promises his trick will now ensure Luis won't see the bunny. He and the kids count backwards from 10 and the Count waves his wand. The rabbit remains, but Luis has been blindfolded.
Cartoon A green man demonstrates dark and light.
(First: Episode 1129)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(First: Episode 1966)
Song Luis sings "Follow the Arrows" as a man does so.
(First: Episode 1642)
Cartoon An old woman emerges from the pouch of a bouncing kangaroo. She proclaims, "K! Kangaroo!"
(First: Episode 0489)
Cast / Celebrity Wanda the Word Fairy introduces the viewer to her parents.
(First: Episode 2678)
Cartoon A concert pianist shows up in a construction worker's lunchbox, singing the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0449)
SCENE 5 Luis allows the Count to demonstrate his trick one last time if it means he'll be left alone to work. The Count vows the rabbit will disappear this time and waves his wand. When the smoke clears, the rabbit has disappeared, but 20 new rabbits appear in its place.
Cartoon "There's an Exercise That's Right" even for a snake.
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The 400 Blows
Grover has to blow out the candles on his birthday cake 400 times, but since this is Part 1, he only gets up to 40 before he faints.
(First: Episode 2680)
Cartoon A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(First: Episode 0542)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit explores the lab of Professor Nucleus Von Fission, who has just built a robot called the Six Dollar Man, out of parts which cost him six dollars total. The robot destroys the lab, while Von Fission laughs. Kermit is horrified, but Von Fission explains, "What do you expect for six dollars?"
(First: Episode 0933)
Song "Mom and Me"
(First: Episode 2462)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover and John-John count to 20.
(First: Episode 0476)
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(First: Episode 0478)
SCENE 6 Big Bird has heard about how Luis have been bothered all day and has brought the Birdketeers over to tweet for him, which helps make him feel less angry.
Cartoon Black cat, white cat, orange cat, marmalade cat, mouse cat, bird cat, chasing balls of string cat.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: "That's What Friends Are For": Ernie sings to Bert about friends being tolerant of each other's differences, while Bert just wants to sleep.
(First: Episode 1814)
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(First: Episode 0506)
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive investigates the case of the missing guitar strings.
(First: Episode 1234)
Film The Count (in voiceover) counts five children standing behind a park bench.
(First: Episode 2931)
Cartoon A shy girl wants to join a group bouncing a ball.
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(First: Episode 2849)
SCENE 7 Luis feels much better and asks for some more tweeting as he works. Elmo announces the sponsors.

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