Sesame Street
"Love" sneaks up on Oscar
Air date February 24, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors O, V, 8

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Grundgetta warns Oscar that LOVE is coming. A heart with the word LOVE on it appears and coos, "Love..." Oscar takes shelter in his can, while Grundgetta warns the word to stay away from her Grouch.
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SCENE 1 Luis welcomes the viewer and sees Oscar and Bruno running about. Oscar tries to explain the situation and points out the Love that's been following him. Luis correctly deduces that the word loves Oscar and she plants a kiss on him. He and Bruno make an escape. "I wonder what she sees in Oscar," Luis ponders.
Pinball 08
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #8
(First: Episode 0998)
Ernieonthemoon
Muppets At night, Ernie sings "I Don't Want to Live on the Moon."
(First: Episode 1910)
WhatsMissing.Guitar
Cartoon What's missing? (a guitar)
(First: Episode 1971)
5children-2
Film The Count counts five children sitting on a park bench.
(First: Episode 2958)
Song.loveyouspring
Muppets Guy Smiley sings "I'll Love You in Springtime."
(First: Episode 2088)
2795t
Film Island (in sped-up film, kids travel to an island)
(First: Episode 2731)
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SCENE 2 The Grouches hear the loud sounds of kissing coming from Oscar's trash can and discover Love has gotten inside ("Love always finds a way," moans Grundgetta). They hear Love kissing all of Oscar's pets and possessions, then pops up to give Oscar another kiss.
SpinningVs
Animation Ornate Vs spin around as a song about them plays.
(First: Episode 2942)
TwoHeadPiano
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a piano and decides to play it. The left half wants to play short notes, while the other half prefers to run his fingers across the keyboard. They decide to cooperate, and both use their notes to play "Chopsticks."
(First: Episode 1366)
HubleyCatandMouseChase
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0244)
WTNOTSForgetful
Muppets At the saloon, Clementine asks for Forgetful Jones to sing a song. Buster plays "What's the Name of That Song?" on the piano, and the crowd (including a cow) sings along, but Forgetful keeps asking what the name of the song is.
(First: Episode 1696)
2477d
Film How sweaters are made from sheep's wool.
(First: Episode 1009)
Overandoverhorse
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(First: Episode 0173)
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SCENE 3 Oscar recruits a Honker to act as a signal should Love return, instructing the Honker to honk like mad if the word shows her form around. The Honker doesn't know what "LOVE" looks like, so he alerts Oscar when he sees personifications of the words TOOTHPASTE and DOG. Oscar shows the Honker how "LOVE" is spelled and the Honker begins to honk like mad again. Oscar doesn't realize this means Love is right behind him and she gives him another kiss.
Toon.Lookbothways
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
CrossingZone1

CrossingZone2
Cast Gordon hosts "The Crossing Zone," in which a boy named Jonathan has to find a way to cross the street. Susan helps him across.
(First: Episode 2729)
GirlPlaySculpture
Animation A girl plays in, on, and under a sculpture.
(First: Episode 2898)
Little chrissy you're alive
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "You're Alive."
(First: Episode 1482)
Someclowns
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(EKA: Episode 0594)
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SCENE 4 Bruno carries Oscar around some more, as Oscar now seems to enjoy taunting Love into pursuing him. However, Love finds something else to project her affections on - the toaster that Luis is repairing. Oscar is slightly dismayed, as he loved how angry Love made him feel. Bruno whispers that he can consult a dictionary to find another word that will make him feel as angry as Love does.
3977y
Cartoon Ladies, birds, and fish march forward and backward.
Artist: Karen Aqua
Firestationfieldtrip
Film A kindergarten class takes a field trip to the fire station.
(First: Episode 1217)
1576f
Cartoon Animated quilt patterns.
(First: Episode 1470)
Ssnffarm
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 2021)
Alien-symphony
Cartoon Various alien creatures perform in an otherwordly music performance conducted by a trumpet-nosed creature.
(First: Episode 1181)
SmallPeople
Muppets / Celebrity Prairie Dawn is sad because of how small she is; Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers cheer her up by singing "Small People." They are joined by Big Bird, Snuffy, the Birdketeers, Natasha, Merry Monster, and Billy.
(First: Episode 2945)
3161y
Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0616)
Folge2475-14
Muppets Count von Count sings “One Bark (and Two Meows).”
TypewriterV
Cartoon The Typewriter: V for Vacuum
(First: Episode 0774)
Imaslug
Film "Sesame Street Creature Feature": Today's featured creature is the Slug, who sings "I'm a Slug."
(First: Episode 2988)
Frieda
Muppets "We Got a Brand New Baby"
(First: Episode 2061)
Count8sheep
Cartoon A sleepy man counts 8 sheep.
(First: Episode 2113)
LookCloser.house
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer". (house)
(First: Episode 2672)
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SCENE 5 Oscar consults his dictionary with little success in finding a new, anger-stoking word. Grundgetta warns him of another impending word - Peanut Butter. "What's so yucky about peanut butter," asks Oscar when a globby version of the words appear and sticks itself to Oscar. He finds himself angry again, just to his liking. Luis announces the sponsors.

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