Sesame Street
Plot A day in the laundry room
repeat of 2751
Air date December 16, 1992
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Sponsors E, O, 12


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Oscar welcomes the viewer and asks if they’d like to hear a good argument. He ducks down into his can…
SCENE 1 cont’d …and reappears in the basement of 123 Sesame Street, where the laundry room is. He watches as Gordon enters with his laundry. Gordon finds another basket already by the machine, so he moves it for his own. Maria enters, claiming she left her basket there while she went and got soap. Instead of arguing like Oscar hoped, they decide to share the machine. Oscar tries to prevent them by claiming HE had laundry to do first, but they end up putting his clothes in the wash too.
Film Amelia pretends she's an astronaut.
(First: Episode 2918)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones climb the "Mountain of Love."
(First: Episode 2733)
Cartoon They'd play with me if I had ...
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Film A class goes on a field trip to Prospect Park, where Ranger Roseanne gives them a tour.
(First: Episode 2944)
Cartoon Gloria Globe pulls a tiger out of her hat, which belongs in India.
(First: Episode 2789)
SCENE 2 Maria has finished folding Oscar’s laundry, which makes Irvine cry. Oscar assures her that nothing lasts forever and “It's Gonna Get Dirty Again.” Gordon and Maria finish their loads and head back upstairs, but bump into each other, spilling their clothes on the floor.
Cartoon Sign Man: DIRTY
(EKA: Episode 1121)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
In London, Kermit tries to talk about the London Fog, but is interrupted by the London Frog, a Grenadier Guardsman carrying "The Famous London Log," and a London Hog. By the time he's ready to talk, the Fog has evaporated, and the others gather around to dance the London Clog.
(EKA: Episode 2360)
Animation Planet E / e
(First: Episode 2840)
Celebrity Take 6 sings their own version of The Alphabet Song.
(First: Episode 2998)
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
Big Bird visits Guadalupe, Arizona, and conducts a child mariachi band, who sing "Viva Mexico."
(First: Episode 3012)
Cartoon A man pulls a rabbit out of his hat, but the rabbit turns out to be a cow. "Surprise!"
Artist: John Schnall
(First: Episode 2770)

SCENE 3 Gordon and Maria have started the wash again. The noise of the washing machine attracts Wolfgang, who thinks there are fish inside the machine. Gordon opens it up and shows him there are just clothes. Maria lures him away, claiming Hooper’s is having a fish sale. A fish then pops out of the machine, asking for directions to the East River.
Animation Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in. (narration by Jim Thurman)
(First: Episode 2564)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At night, Ernie can't sleep because he's thirsty. Bert is out of town visiting his brother, so Ernie calls Bert on the phone to tell Bert he's thirsty. He follows Bert's advice to get a glass of water, but calls Bert again to thank him, and say he can't sleep. Bert suggests that he count sheep ... except Ernie doesn't hang up the phone.
(EKA: Episode 2483)
Film Balloons are popped in front of kids' faces, demonstrating surprise.
(First: Episode 2923)
Geometry of Circles 4 - Six Circles Connected
Cartoon Geometry of Circles #4 "Six Circles Connected"
(First: Episode 1437)

SCENE 4 Long John Silver and Long Jane Silver, two pirates, arrive. They think there is treasure in Maria’s laundry basket. She looks at their map, which details the basement and labels the basket with an X, meaning the treasure is there. They dig through the basket and find the treasure – Long John’s missing sock.
Film Island (in sped-up film, kids travel to an island)
(First: Episode 2731)
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up"
(First: Episode 0302)
Muppets Grover's Health Minute: Kermit and Grover talk about teeth. Grover notices that Kermit does not have any teeth at all, so he puts a pair of teeth in Kermit's mouth. Grover says to see a "tooth checker," to eat crunchy things like bananas, and to clean teeth with a "tooth comb."
(EKA: Episode 1949)
Cartoon Un circulo
(First: Episode 1685)
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
(EKA: Episode 2275)
Animation Rubber Stamp #12
(First: Episode 2932)

SCENE 5 Maria has now lost one of her socks. As she looks around, the basement lights dim and Vincent Twice appears, introducing today’s episode of Mysterious Theater: “The Case of the Missing Sock.” Sherlock Hemlock and Watson arrive to look for it. Watson quickly spots the missing sock, but Sherlock finds different things for Maria’s clues. Maria finally sees the sock, which Watson swipes.
Cartoon Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them not to be judgmental.
(First: Episode 2761)
Muppets Telly hosts "Here and There" from the library, where it's quiet. His co-host, Debra Starr, is at the airport, where it's loud. The loud noises of the airport eventually make it hard for Telly to hear Debra, so he has to talk louder into the microphone for Debra to hear him, which results in his expulsion from the library.
(EKA: Episode 2864)
Animation Planting Letters: E
(First: Episode 3009)
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(EKA: Episode 2523)
Film Gilberto, who lives in Central America, learns how bricks are made.
(First: Episode 2744)
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(First: Episode 1242)
SCENE 6 Sherlock looks around for the sock, while Maria chases Watson behind him. Vincent Twice announces the sponsors.

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