Sesame Street
The Elmo-mobile
Air date May 4, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Josh Selig
Production November 18, 1991
Sponsors P, X, 6
This episode guide has been compiled from the NHK episode guides.


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Elmo announces that today you'll see the letter P and X and the number 6, and you'll also see Elmo driving his pretend car everywhere on Sesame Street. Oscar the Grouch decides to go back in his can for the rest of the episode.
SCENE 1 Elmo tells Gordon that his pretend car can go anywhere on Sesame Street--to the Fix-It Shop, to Hooper's Store, and even to the pink flamingos.

Film Flamingos walk around to classical music.
(First: Episode 2498)
Elmo enters the film, and asks the birds if they know his friend Placido Flamingo.
SCENE 1 cont'd Elmo returns to Gordon, reminding him that when he says the Elmo-mobile can go anywhere, he means anywhere!
Cartoon A lizard sings about how she likes to be "Above it All", as well as below.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 2559)
Film Squares are shown in close-up.
(First: Episode 0420)

Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving."
Elmo appears over the segment, singing along.
(First: Episode 2095)
Cartoon The letter X appears on-screen.
(First: Episode 2779)
Song A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
(First: Episode 0408)
SCENE 2 Susan is reading Little Red Riding Hood to Big Bird and the kids, when Big Bird says that he'd like to interrupt this fairy tale with a few words that begin with the letter P. He lists a few, but wants one more before he will let Susan continue the story. Elmo drives by with a pig in the Elmo-mobile, and Big Bird allows Susan to keep reading.
Animation P - Pyramid
(First: Episode 2061)
Film In an Alaskan village, a doctor makes a regular visit to a clinic.
(EKA: Episode 2390)
Muppets The Big Bad Wolf sings about himself and his family.
Cartoon Jill walks up a hill to pick a daffodil.
Artist: Jim Jinkins
(First: Episode 2538)
Film Fay Ray dresses up as different animals. ("It's Kermit the Dog!")
(First: Episode 2639)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert refuses to share his cookie with Ernie, who tells Bert that if the cookie was his, he wouldn't mind sharing. Ernie takes the cookie, and asks Bert to ask him if he would share it.
(First: Episode 0472)
Film Ornate Xs spin around in accompaniment to a song.
(First: Episode 2929)
SCENE 3 The Elmo-mobile lets the pig off in the arbor, but now it needs fuel. Gordon offers Elmo a tuna sandwich, which the Elmo-mobile is reluctant to try. But the tuna sandwich does the trick, and after a few bites the Elmo-mobile is off!
Cartoon A girl tries to describe what kind of sandwich she wants, but her dad keeps misunderstanding her.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1715)
Celebrity Take 6 sings "Take 6," a song about themselves that counts to the number 6.
Cartoon 6 mice, 6 snakes, 6 fish, 6 monkeys, 6 witches
(First: Episode 1711)

Muppets Spaceship Surprise
The crew lands on the Planet TR, where they are greeted by Trevor Trout.
(First: Episode 2607)
Cartoon A lizard, a girl and a dog dance.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2795)
SCENE 4 Susan finds Telly holding a stop sign. The Elmo-mobile stops at the stop sign, and Telly hops in.
Cartoon A man juggles until he is told to STOP.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1340)
Muppets Betty Lou learns some Spanish words from her friend Carlos, including "Amigo."
(First: Episode 2042)
Cartoon The Story of Cowboy X, with the voices of Jean Shepherd
(First: Episode 0325)

Film Ducks swim and fly. (piano music)
(First: Episode 2510)
Elmo and Telly appear in the film. Elmo assures Telly that they're not lost, they just don't know where they are.
Animation "Six Circus Balls"
Artist: Jane Aaron
Noodlefactory Film Footage of a Chinese noodle factory.
(First: Episode 0984)
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
SCENE 5 The Elmo-mobile arrives in a throne room of 15th century middle Europe, where the King and his servant are planning a birthday party. Elmo and Telly ask for a map, which the King's servant provides. Now they know how to get back to Sesame Street, and the servant asks to go with them.
Cartoon A British man narrates how chewing gum is made in Guatemala.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2830)
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(First: Episode 1716)
Animation It's a crocodile
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 1663)
Muppets Kermit sings "Caribbean Amphibian."
(First: Episode 2205)
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(First: Episode 0926)
Cast Savion and some kids do "The Arm."
(First: Episode 2908)
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(First: Episode 1652)
Film Empty / full playground (time-lapse)
(First: Episode 0415)
Film Six apples minus three equals three
(First: Episode 2257)
Muppets Super Grover crash-lands inside an apartment, and when he sees that the lamp light is on, he decides that he needs to save energy by turning off the lamp. His method to turning off the lamp is blowing the light out, but a girl just turns off the switch.
Cartoon A little girl sings "There Is Only One Me."
(First: Episode 1942)
SCENE 6 Telly is very relieved that the Elmo-mobile is safely home. The servant asks who the king is here, and they say they don't have one. Then he spots Gordon, but Gordon says he's not the king, he's a science teacher. The servant decides to follow this wise ruler everywhere. Oscar emerges from his can when he thinks Elmo is gone, but he is too soon--Elmo comes back to announce the sponsors.

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