Sesame Street
Barkley wants to play
Air date April 30, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors P, W, 18

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Picture Segment Description
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Muppets Elmo sings "Right in the Middle of My Face" while walking through an animated art gallery.
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Cartoon Snacks On Parade: The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1171)
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Muppets Telly and Ryan count to five, and then count backwards from five to zero.
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Film Fay Ray dresses up as a "green elephant," a moose, and "Kermit the dog."
(First: Episode 2864)
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Animation Cecille sings "The Game of Make Believe."
(First: Episode 2864)
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Muppets The Martians are looking for the Earth and find pigs in space and the Moon along the way.
(First: Episode 2725)
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Animation Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
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Muppets Big Bird and Snuffy sing "Map Song" on the way to Hooper's Store.
(First: Episode 2830)
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Animation A map of China morphs into the shape of animals and things that are found there.
(First: Episode 2782)
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Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
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Muppets The Count teams up with Kid 'n Play for a rap song about how they argued whether they should rap or count.
(First: Episode 2797)
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Animation Growing Numbers #18
(First: Episode 2933)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson gets a different waiter for a change, a light blue monster named Piño. Then Grover comes by and argues with Piño over which one of them is serving Mr. Johnson.
(First: Episode 3061)
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(First: Episode 0291)
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Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
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SCENE 1 Telly falls and hurts his knee while attempting to show Oscar the Grouch that he can stand on one foot. Maria offers to kiss Telly's knee, which Oscar finds disgusting. But while Telly has his knee up, he falls again and bumps his head. Oscar thinks this could work out better than he thought. Maria kisses Telly's head, so Oscar retreats into his trash can in disgust. The lid hits him on the head, and to his dismay Telly and Maria kiss his head.
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Film "Body Dance" (MC Lyte)
(First: Episode 2816)
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Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(First: Episode 2498)
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Muppets Mr. Between sings about himself.
(First: Episode 3091)
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Animation A boy has a dream in which he floats in Outer Space between things.
(First: Episode 3093)
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SCENE 2 At the Fix-It Shop, Barkley wants to play, but just gets in the way as he grabs an extension cord and then a paint brush. Maria and Luis tell him no. A man named Charles (Victor Garber) comes in to get his toaster fixed, and Barkley runs off with his briefcase.
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Cartoon A spoof of Alice Cooper's "Eighteen" - the number of sandwiches the singer has to choose from.
(First: Episode 2859)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(First: Episode 1227)
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Song "Playground Map Song"
(First: Episode 2680)
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Cast Gordon and the word "wand."
(First: Episode 1491)
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Cartoon W for Willamina
(First: Episode 0512)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets the Seven Dwarves, seemingly from the Snow White story. However, in this version each is named after (and represents) an emotion. (Kermit ad-lib: "Hey Dulcy, we got the wrong dwarves again!") They are named Cheerful, Sad, Lovey, Angry, Proud, Surprised and Fearful.
(First: Episode 2415)
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Film A girl floats around in a circle.
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SCENE 3 Charles finally got his briefcase back from Barkley, and he sits down to eat his lunch. Barkley still wants to play, so Charles crumples up a bag and throws it for him to fetch. Barkley soon returns and pounces on Charles, causing him to land right on top of his pizza.
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Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0416)
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Muppets Grover gives a brief explanation of here and there.
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Cartoon Toothpaste March
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1446)
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Film A Caucasian boy narrates a film of himself hanging out with his African American friend Jamal.
(First: Episode 2787)
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Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0478)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster fights over the letters P and R, one of them displaying P foods and the other one displaying R foods (and a radio). They have a picnic, which is cut short due to rain.
(First: Episode 1574)
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Cartoon Figures dance around a telephone as it rings.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3058)
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SCENE 4 Charles is trying to hide from Barkely, but Barkley finds him. He tells Barkley to sit and stay. Barkely won't stay--he jumps on Charles and pushes him safely out of the way of an oncoming car. Now Charles likes Barkley.
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Cartoon P for paper, point, poke, paint, pat, peel
(First: Episode 3066)
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Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass. (edited)
(First: Episode 0119)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving."
(First: Episode 2095)
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Cartoon A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.
(First: Episode 0800)
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SCENE 5 Back at the Fix-It Shop to pick up his toaster, Charles asks Maria and Luis to pat Barkley for him, because he is such a nice doggie. Maria and Luis are confused. Barkley arrives and throws his toaster away from him, causing it to break and runs off with Charles's briefcase again. Maria announces the sponsors.


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