Sesame Street
Amazing acts!
Air date March 7, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors B, I, 19


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Snuffy and Ruthie come across Big Bird, who wants to show them "the most amazing thing in the world." He demonstrates using the front door of 123 Sesame Street (and through song) how he can be outside and inside at the same time.
Cartoon "In and Out Crowd"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 2612)
Muppets Captain Elmo Cousteau searches for the treasure of the missing soap, with the help of a policeman fishy.
(First: Episode 2637)
Cartoon B for butterfly (edited)
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Alphabet Chat: Mr. Chatterly and Mr. Bull have a conversation about sporting goods that begin with B such as baseball, bowling and ballooning as the staff gives Mr. Chatterly some things that begin with B, like balls and balloons.
(First: Episode 3123)
Cartoon B for bathtub, ball, boat, boot, boomerang, brush and bison
(First: Episode 3154)
SCENE 2 Now, Snuffy performs his own amazing feat - being over a ball and under an umbrella at the same time!
Film People go under, over, through and around a hoop. (Luis voice-over)
(First: Episode 3140)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(First: Episode 1641)
Transition Tie-dye segue
Animation Draw a circle around the bus. Cross out the telephone.
(First: Episode 2093)
Film How paper is recycled
(First: Episode 2710)
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
Film An I-beam is molded at a steel factory as heavy industrial-type music underscores the action. The segment ends on a video freeze of the finished beam, which is shaped like the letter "I."
(First: Episode 1077)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I for Island.
(First: Episode 0314)
Muppets / Celebrity As Los Lobos perform "El Canelo," the title character goes grocery-shopping for them.
(First: Episode 3113)
Animation Computer: tall / short
(First: Episode 3042)
Film A metal crane and a real crane look alike.
(First: Episode 1544)
Cartoon A cat desperately tries to open a can of cat food by himself while his mistress is on the phone.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2151)

Muppets A series of trailers for school-related dramas are shown on WCTW's "School in the Afternoon" block.
(First: Episode 2223)
Film SCHOOL: the sign spins around.
(First: Episode 0685)
Muppets The Squirrelles sing "Cracking Nuts."
Animation A girl unfolds a map and uses it to describe her trip to Mexico, stopping in Texas along the way.
(First: Episode 2689)
SCENE 3 The group waits for Maria to show up to showcase another amazing thing. Maria unwittingly becomes a part of the act as she becomes squished between Big Bird and Snuffy, illustrating in front of and in back of at the same time! They all compliment a befuddled Maria on her talents.
Cartoon Dr. Frankenstein makes sure his monster knows about front and back.
(First: Episode 0782)

Muppets Fairy Tale Update
Rapunzel is stuck in the tower. Prince Charming knows that he's supposed to tell her to let down something that rhymes with "air," but he can't remember the word and doesn't want the help of Bob, his lackey. The Prince tells Rapunzel to let down her chair, then her stuffed bear, then her hair (but it hurts when he tries to use it as a rope). Finally, the lackey tells Rapunzel to come down the stair, and she runs off with her hero, the lackey.
(First: Episode 3133)
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon Rap #19
(First: Episode 2560)
Animation Abstract count to 19
(First: Episode 2827)
Muppets "The Most Important Meal of the Day"
Film / Animation Oranges are peeled and sliced in stop-motion, and some kids eat them.
(First: Episode 1802)
Cartoon Some yucky little teeth sing praise of Mr. Toothbrush, who brushes them.
Artist: ArtistMike
SCENE 4 Ruthie will now perform the most amazing and complicated act today - standing in front of a hatrack, in back of a cactus, between to bow tie-wearing chickens, with one foot up on a box and the other down on the ground (all while singing about it).
Cartoon A boy leads his sister up and down a staircase.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0526)
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(First: Episode 1716)
SCENE 5 Snuffy wonders the amazing way Big Bird will announce the sponsors. Big Bird states he'll simply recite them without doing anything (a concept Snuffy still finds amazing anyhow).

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