Sesame Street
Duane and friends clean up
Air date November 19, 1992
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors B, S, 14
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Duane paints today's sponsors on screen. Tyrone shows up just in clean them up.
SCENE 1 Duane, Tyrone and Lamar stop by Big Bird's nest, announcing their plans to clean up the street. They demonstrate how good they are by cleaning up his nest area (in fast motion). Big Bird thinks they'll be perfect for the job...the next time there's a mess.
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0247)
Muppets / Celebrity Randy Travis sings "How Should I Tell You I Love You" while Telly acts it out.
(First: Episode 2800)
Cartoon Letter B/b (bouncing circles)
(First: Episode 2222)
Film Students prepare for a spelling bee.
(First: Episode 2208)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie and Katie find the many similarities between each other.
(First: Episode 1490)
Cartoon "Sing a Song of Fourteen"
(First: Episode 2670)
SCENE 2 The boys are about to clean Gordon and Susan's window, when Mr. Handford shows them how he used to do it - with a newspaper.
Cartoon A boy has fun with his wood plank.
(First: Episode 1503)
Muppets The Count sings about the ten things most important to him.
(First: Episode 1954)
Cartoon A dog has a discussion with his master about where to go.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2392)
1090-10 Film Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0278)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster is in a disagreement about where to go for vacation: the mountains or the seashore. Cookie Monster says he likes both, better than going to Cucamonga for the National Cookie Convention. 2-Head gets inspired, and heads off for Cucamonga, leaving Cookie to choose between the mountains and the seashore.
(First: Episode 2837)
Animation A map of China morphs into the shape of animals and things that are found there.
(First: Episode 2782)

Muppets / Cast Gina reads "Little Miss Muffet and the Spider: The Continuing Story." The story starts like Miss Muffet's normal rhyme, but now the spider follows her everywhere she goes, and everywhere, she runs off afraid. Gina, also part of the story, advises her to become friends with the spider instead.
(First: Episode 2833)
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: S
A swimsuit, Grover as a silly surfer, a seagull, the sunset and a submarine.
(First: Episode 2729)
Animation Luxo Jr.: Heavy and light
(First: Episode 2860)
Muppets Pageant: Tooth
(First: Episode 1160)
Film A zydeco band plays "Bayou Pon Pon" while people dance and the townspeople of New Orleans wave at the camera.
(First: Episode 2502)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(First: Episode 0137)
SCENE 3 The boys perform a rap song about cleaning up litter.
Cartoon Leanna Williams must save the world by cleaning it.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2839)
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings "Opposite Stuff".
(First: Episode 2425)
Video Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(First: Episode 2612)
Cartoon Two green martians fight over a flower, until they see a monolith crumble to form the word AMOR.
(First: Episode 0821)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson wants to order a couple of poached eggs on toast, but Grover informs him that the restaurant is out of eggs, so he brings two corn cobs on toast to him. Grover gives a lecture on where eggs come from, by bringing a cornstalk, chicken feed, and a chicken to the table.
(First: Episode 2724)
Animation Sand S / s
(First: Episode 0622)
SCENE 4 The guys find Mr. Handford, looking for more cleaning to help raise funds for the local rec center. They help Kimberly count, which pleases Mr. Handford enough to give them a dollar. They decide to teach her again, hoping another dollar will come their way.
Cartoon A montage of boys, all of whom are named Joe, saying what their favorite sports are. The last one turns out to be a girl named Joanne.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1871)
Film Girls dance and chant about the number 14.
If I Were
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "If I Were."
(First: Episode 1676)
Cartoon B for banana and ballerina
(First: Episode 2515)
Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(First: Episode 2499)
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.
(First: Episode 2962)
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
(First: Episode 0538)
SCENE 5 The boys are ready to head home, when Oscar offers them some money to do some cleaning for him. He hands them a dirty, illegible sign and they clean it off; it reads "SCRAM." He pays them a filthy dollar and tells them to scram, then announces the sponsors.

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