Sesame Street
Benny's day with Stinky
Air date March 18, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors G, K, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Benny Rabbit makes his way downtown via the park, when a nearby plant speaks to him. The plant introduces himself as Stinky the Stinkweed and makes it known that he feels very lonely in his lot in the park. Benny relents and offers to stay and play with him. Stinky sings a round of "Three of These Things" using himself and the three, non-sentient plants by him. Benny is guilted into staying some more, as Stinky starts the game again.
Animation A group of round crayons draws a house, and is hesitant to let a square yellow crayon join, until it draws the sun. They all cooperate to make a rainbow.
(First: Episode 3105)
Film Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice."
(First: Episode 1708)
Muppets Big Bird is between what we just saw and what we're about to see ...
(First: Episode 3145)
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(First: Episode 0357)
Muppets Grover and George sing "Two G Sounds."
(First: Episode 0358)
Cartoon The Typewriter gets stuck in a spot of glue, and types "G: Glue".
(First: Episode 0775)
Film Kids sing the alphabet on an island.
(First: Episode 3154)
SCENE 2 Jamal happens by the two as Benny attempts to leave. Stinky launches into another song about how he's unable to go downtown ("When You're a Plant"). Jamal has an idea on how Stinky can mobilize and produces a small spade.
Cartoon A man learns that it's better not to pick the flowers.
(First: Episode 0416)
Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(First: Episode 1934)
Cartoon K is for kiss.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #4)
(First: Episode 0101)
Cartoon "Poverty K" - Karen the Kangaroo talks about words that start with the letter K. Featuring the sped-up voice of Gene Moss.
(First: Episode 0142)
Song En Vogue sings "Adventure."
(First: Episode 2951)
Cartoon Adding up five ladybugs and five lizards
(First: Episode 0277)

SCENE 3 Jamal has put Stinky in a flowerpot, thus allowing him to go anywhere he pleases. The only problem is that Stinky doesn't know where to go. He has Benny bring him to such exotic locals as the jungle and Antarctica, neither of which provide any positive reactions. He finally settles to join Benny in a trip downtown.
Cartoon A map of Brazil morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
(First: Episode 2839)
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(First: Episode 2734)
Cartoon A mouse demonstrates between by squeezing between two elephants.
(First: Episode 2750)
Cast Linda signs as Gordon says "Rain" and gets wet.
(First: Episode 2712)
Cartoon A playground is destroyed by bad weather, and a teacher has her class rebuild it from memory.
(First: Episode 1453)
Film Gilberto, who lives in Central America, learns how bricks are made.
(First: Episode 2744)
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(First: Episode 0586)
Muppets Oscar's CASA is drawn.
(First: Episode 2095)
Cartoon A girl explains the concept of relativity by explaining how her house is a part of a neighborhood, the neighborhood is part of a city, the city is part of a country, etc.
(First: Episode 2742)
SCENE 4 On their way downtown, Benny and Stinky pass the Furry Arms. Sherry Netherland comes out and starts sneezing profusely, being allergic to stinkweeds.
Cartoon Don't be a Snerd when you sneeze.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1487)
Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
Pinball 05
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #5
(First: Episode 0991)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Penguins Five."
(First: Episode 0245)
Cartoon A girl counts her 5 cats using ribbon to keep track.
(First: Episode 1001)
Muppets Cookie Monster demonstrates fast and slow while eating cookies.
(First: Episode 3105)
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(First: Episode 1484)
Cartoon A report on homes around the world.
(First: Episode 1733)
SCENE 5 Stinky sits out in the arbor while Benny fetches him a glass of water. Ruthie happens by with some used items for her store, including a shoebox an old frog prince used to love living in. She muses about how much she loves her own home too, making Stinky miss his spot in the park. Benny is guilted again into taking Stinky back.

Film Lamont, who lives in the city, visits his friend Adrian, who lives in the country. Together they ride bikes, swim, and have dinner with Adrian's family.
(First: Episode 2800)
Cartoon A man finds and eats five apples, counting the number left after each one.
(First: Episode 1578)
Muppets The Count sings about "The First Day of School".
(First: Episode 1736)
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(First: Episode 0284)
SCENE 6 Stinky is brought back to the park. Benny offers to visit again in "one or two years," but Stinky's blathering forces him to stay. Ruthie announces the sponsors.

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