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Sesame Street
Air date May 1, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Directed by Lisa Simon
Production December 3 & 17, 1991
Sponsors L, Z, 10


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Lillian comes across Big Bird and the Birdketeers waiting for the bus at the bus stop. They face the opposite direction, hoping to be able to confirm its arrival by listening. Once the bus arrives, they simply wave hello to the driver as the bus takes off. Big Bird explains they didn't want to ride the bus, but rather play the guessing game. As he leads the Birdketeers away to play another game, Lillian welcomes the viewer.
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
Celebrity Linda Ronstadt sings a special rewritten version of "Y Andalรฉ" with a mariachi band.
(First: Episode 2487)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets Ernie & Bert โ€” At night, Ernie gets creative inspiration to write a poem about what he likes, but has trouble with finding a word that rhymes with "dirt."
(First: Episode 2399)
Cartoon Blue and pink characters fight for a spot on the subway, until Pink spots an open seat.
(First: Episode 1580)
SCENE 2 Gina cheerfully greets baby Irvine, who begins to wail. Oscar gives Gina suggestions on how to make her stop crying, which only manages to make things worse. Oscar doesn't mind - Irvine always cries no matter what.
Cartoon "Animal Elevator": 10-1 (subtraction)
(First: Episode 2523)
Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
(First: Episode 1412)
Cartoon A bird talks to a girl about what's inside the street. When she questions his credibility, he stammers, "A little worm told me!"
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1918)
Film A silent film about an automobile that can be either long or short.
(First: Episode 0520)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Cyranose de Bergerac, a poet with a two-foot-long nose, tries to help the queen of France finish her poem. Unfortunately, the word used to finish it is the word he's the most sensitive to: "nose". One mention of that word and he'll go medieval on you!
Animation The Letter Z in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2855)
SCENE 3 Chicago takes shelter inside Hooper's Store, hiding from "the wild asparagus." Elmo then enters with a dolled up piece of asparagus. Elmo tries to explain that Chicago wanted to hunt the food, but when Elmo put on some hair, eyes and other body parts, he ran off. Gina coaxes Chicago out from under the counter and shows him there's nothing to be afraid of. Chicago bravely goes hunting while Gina resumes working.
Animation Rubber Stamp #10
(First: Episode 2880)
Film A girls' jump-rope team trains for a contest. They end up winning second place.
(First: Episode 2510)
Animation Can you find the animals hiding in the T-shirt?
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2873)
Muppets Bip Bipadotta leads "Scratch My Back" as a song about two monsters named Jack and Jill who swear that they will always be there to scratch each other's backs.
(First: Episode 2191)
Cartoon Geronimo 10-0 (parachute under haystack)
(First: Episode 2278)

SCENE 4 Herry finds Gina reading the newspaper in Hooper's. Suddenly, she finds herself involved in another traveling game show hosted by Sonny Friendly, this time being "What You Read is What You Get!" Gina declines to play, but Herry gladly volunteers. If Herry can read the word printed on Sonny's sign, he will win whatever he just read. Herry successfully reads the word "APPLE," winning him an apple. Herry points out that he actually read the sign, not the apple, and requests the sign as his prize. Gina takes the apple for herself and Sonny is left confused by the proceedings.
Cartoon "L Look Around Song"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1483)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 1
Cartoon Zork lands on the coast of California, where he meets a slick agent.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2687)
Film A man takes two kids on a boat ride through the Louisiana bayou.
(First: Episode 2520)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 2
Cartoon L for Lion (sand)
(First: Episode 2107)
SCENE 5 Oscar observes as Lillian teaches the kids a West African Welcome Dance.
Film In a village in Africa, people catch fish, and celebrate afterwards.
(First: Episode 2669)
Animation The word CAT is shown, followed by a black cat sitting on a chair.
Muppets Farmer Ernie sings "Grow High Grow Low" about how some plants grow high while some grow low.
(First: Episode 2448)
Cartoon The Ringmaster treats us to the balancing feats of ten brown bears. (new sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1336)
Film As a boy plays with a tugboat in the bathtub, we watch footage of a real tugboat.
(First: Episode 0801)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 3
Cartoon Dr. Frankenstein makes sure his monster knows about front and back. (Voices: Rick Cimino)
(First: Episode 0782)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment โ€” Telly and Shaun look at the word CAT, and Chicago the Lion says he likes the word because he's a kind of cat.
Film Two kids watch as a veterinarian fixes a baby robin's wing, then lets it go.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2292)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 4
Cartoon Z In Space
(First: Episode 0509)
SCENE 6 Lillian and the kids are ready to move on from their dance, but Oscar thinks now is the perfect opportunity to do a welcome dance, since it's time to say goodbye! She takes them to learn a West African lullaby, as Oscar announces the sponsors (along with welcoming the viewer) and the credits roll.

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