Sesame Street
Slimey and the Worm Scouts
(repeat of 2869)
Air date December 3, 1992
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Directed by Ted May
Production January 4, 1991
Sponsors C, T, 5


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon encounters Slimey and the Worm Scouts in the midst of a hike. The worms have a problem when they are unable to get to the other crate. Slimey points to Gordon's science book, which they use as a bridge to get across.
Cartoon Five Swans (Maria voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1460)
Muppets / Celebrity Linda Ronstadt sings "La Charreada" with Elmo and Parker Monster.
(First: Episode 2540)
1041triangles Cartoon Triangles are found in various things such as a see-saw, ice cream cone, etc.
(First: Episode 0544)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". Gladys the Cow and a duck show up instead. Finally, a horse comes in and explains that the mouse can't make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2223)

SCENE 2 Telly has almost finished writing the alphabet, but has forgotten what a Z looks like. The Worm Scouts help by forming a Z with their bodies.
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Cartoon The story of sheep, or where wool comes from.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1524)
Muppets Count von Count sings "Lambaba" as he counts sheep and other animals that pop into the room.
(First: Episode 2789)
Animation Five ghosts carry the number 5 into a haunted house.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(First: Episode 2255)
Cast Maria as Chaplin looks in a mirror and sees "ME." Maria's reflection is played by Linda.
(First: Episode 1032)
(new music added)
Cartoon Millie and Molly take a walk, and have different perspectives of their surroundings.
(First: Episode 1309)
Song "Rollin' on the River"
(First: Episode 2783)

SCENE 3 Telly and Maria watch over Natasha while her mother is away. The Worm Scouts arrive and suggest they read a story from their "Nature Stories" book. Maria begins reading "The Acorn and the Squirrel," where an acorn thanks a squirrel for not eating him by growing into a large oak tree for the squirrel to live in during the winter.
Animation T for toothbrush and toothpaste
(First: Episode 2811)
Song "Let's Go Tubbin' Today"
Grover the Messenger
Muppets Grover and Mr. Johnson: Grover the messenger goes to Mr. Johnson's home to deliver some singing telegrams. After reading a series of wrong telegrams, he reads another one that actually is for Mr. Johnson, and an important one at that, but Grover does not remember who it is from.
(First: Episode 1828)
Cartoon "Me Tarzan ... you parrot!"
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2633)
There's a Bird on Me
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(First: Episode 0416)
SCENE 4 Telly tries to think of a place for Natasha to nap. The Worm Scouts show him why a table and newsstand won't work, but Natasha ends up falling asleep in his arms.
Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(First: Episode 0617)
Muppets A shark sings about his "Perfecty Pearl-White Teeth."
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
Film / Animation A class of Navajo kids use art to describe their families, or clans.
(First: Episode 2985)
Ernestine's First Word
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to get baby Ernestine to say his name. It turns out she's much better at saying "Bert!"
(First: Episode 2586)
Film Fay Ray moves clockwise and ticks, until an alarm sounds.
(First: Episode 2597)

Cartoon Flossee and Splatt stop at the playground and play rather intensely on the seesaw.

SCENE 5 Telly meets Gordon's grandmother (Lizan Mitchell), whom he is helping feed. Gordon explains how her hands hurt, so she needs some help. The two sing a song about how she used to feed him when he was young and how the roles are now reversed.
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(First: Episode 1990)
Film Saxophone factory
(First: Episode 1446)
Muppets The Rainbow Fish counts groups of 5 in the ocean.
(First: Episode 2923)
Cartoon A cube tries to fit through wall holes of different shapes.
(First: Episode 1452)
Film Kids play bongo drums loud and soft.
(First: Episode 2862)
Muppets Three Anything Muppet babies sing "A Baby's Life."
(First: Episode 1423)
Film Elmo (in voice-over) watches as kids demonstrate through and under.
(First: Episode 2921)

SCENE 6 Telly announces the sponsors, which the Worm Scouts display using flags hanging from their necks.

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