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Barkley is trained in sounds
Air date April 5, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors B, D, 12


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Bob introduces today's sponsors and Roxie Marie shows off the newest bug in her collection. She regrets not being able to show it to Linda as she passes by with Barkley and realizes she can't call her over. Bob calls Linda's name, which gets Barkley's attention and he brings her back. Roxie wishes to learn more about this special skill.

SCENE 1 Linda explains that she's been taking Barkley to a special school, where he's been trained to recognize certain sounds that will help her out more. She describes some situations where Barkley's noise recognition has come in handy.
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)
Song "My New Computer"
(First: Episode 2857)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit reports on Little Red Riding Hood's visit to grandma's.
(First: Episode 1676)
Animation B / b candles
Muppets Grundgetta shows Oscar a postcard they just got, and they wish they could visit Swamp Mushy Muddy. Instead, they imagine themselves there, floating on a swamp in a barrel. Oscar serenades Grundgetta by singing "Alone in a Swamp."
(First: Episode 2301)
Hippo coconut.jpg
Cartoon A hippo has difficulty getting the succulent fruit down from a tree, and enlists the help of another hippo.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1899)
Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
(First: Episode 2891)
Ernie and Bert welcome you.jpg
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(First: Episode 0352)
Cartoon "Ladybugs' Picnic"
(First: Episode 0416)
Insert Lou Diamond Phillips helps Snuffy practice writing his name. A starstruck Gina asks for Lou's autograph and Snuffy allows Lou to use his (large) pencil and crayon to write it. Snuffy also thanks Lou for his help by letting him have his autograph.
(First: Episode 2661)
Animation Letter Garden: B
(First: Episode 3035)
Cartoon "The Noble Ostrich", a segment about the day-to-day activities of ostriches. Includes an animated appearance by Big Bird.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0998)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Doggy Paddle."
(First: Episode 1967)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Inside/Outside Story"
Animation Twelve kids are counted.
(First: Episode 2998)
Insert Big Bird introduces H. Ross Parrot, who gives a speech to the kids about the importance of the alphabet.
Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(First: Episode 0795)

Film A boy narrates a film of what happens when it changes from fall to winter.
(First: Episode 2459)
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 0136)
Bforbat.jpg Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(First: Episode 1131)
Song "I Can Do It By Myself"
(First: Episode 1727)
Cartoon Gloria Globe attempts to pull a rabbit out of her hat, but pulls out a camel instead, which belongs in Egypt.
(First: Episode 2792)
SCENE 2 Simon Soundman talks with Bob and Linda about his friend's own helper dog, but the sounds he makes alert Barkley.
Cartoon Babies and doggies pattern: What comes next?
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3039)
Video Four break-dancers dance.
(First: Episode 2607)
SuperGrover BusStop.JPG
Muppets Super Grover: A boy is confused -- his mother told him to take a bus home, but he doesn't know where to find the bus. Super Grover arrives, and they soon discover a sign that says "Bus Stop". The boy believes they found the answer, but Super Grover insists that his mother told him to take a bus home, not a sign.
(First: Episode 0708)
Animation Rubber Stamp #12
(First: Episode 2932)
Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels. (piano underscore version)
(First: Episode 0541)
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(First: Episode 0655)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns to use manners while eating with a spoon.
(First: Episode 1340)
Cartoon Small b is a boy with a belly who walks a small d, a dog with a belly turned around.
Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1186)
SCENE 3 Simon heads off to *Meow*'s Deli for a sandwich with *meow*sup, all of which sets Barkley off again. Roxie announces the sponsors.

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