Sesame Street
Plot Oscar gets a visit from his mother
repeat of 2915
Air date April 29, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors A, S, 10


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Gina explains Mrs. Grouch, Oscar's mother, will be arriving soon for a visit. She watches as Oscar makes his trash can messier for her arrival.
SCENE 1 Rosita leads a group of kids in a special welcome for Mrs. Grouch when she arrives, carrying signs that read both "WELCOME" and "BIENVENIDA." Oscar fears this will infuriate his mother and has Maria convince them to stop.
SCENE 1 cont'd Soon enough, Grouch Air flies over the street, dropping Mrs. Grouch and her luggage onto the ground. She catches sight of some of Rosita's signs and believes it was Oscar's doing. She starts fretting he's losing his Grouchiness, when Rosita and the kids return with more signs, now reading "GET LOST" and "PIERDETE." Mrs. Grouch finds this much more appropriate.
Film A girl's grandmother teaches Spanish to her parrot Kuka.
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Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
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Film / Muppets Alphaquest: S
A swimsuit, Grover as a silly surfer, a seagull, the sunset and a submarine.
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Cartoon S for Snail (new music added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
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Film Animal camouflage (kid VO's)
Music: Joe Raposo
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Animation Cecille sings "The Game of Make Believe."
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Film A girl dances her way into her family portrait.
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SCENE 2 Savion holds a tap lesson nearby and Oscar tells him to stop, thinking the sound will be too nice while his mother's around. Savion teaches the kids instead how to do an "angry feet" dance. Mrs. Grouch likes what she hears, but is disgusted that Oscar did such a nice thing for her.
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("Ooh I'm so happy!").
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Cartoon Buttons ride a rollercoaster "up and down."
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Muppets In the jungle, Joey and Davey Monkey see a bunch of bananas on a tree, and try to figure out how to get them down. They climb up the tree, knock the bananas off, and are about to climb down, when an elephant carries the bananas away. They decide to order a pizza instead.
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Muppets Ernie and Elmo sing about the parts that make up "One Fine Face."
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Animation A white shell is uncovered in the sand.
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and Snuffy take turns imagining what they'll be when they grow up. Big Bird is envisioned as a bus driver and Snuffy as an artist (in both fantasies, they silence Gina). Snuffy then decides to imagine how they'll be best friends, even as grown-ups, but Big Bird points out they won't need to imagine that.
Song "When You Grow Up"
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2257 babydangertoon
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Cartoon An ape takes a bite out of a yellow A.
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Animation Letter Garden: A
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Cartoon An ape escapes from the A train and heads over to a birthday party.
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Muppets Kingston Livingston III sings "Just Happy to Be Me."
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Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird and Snuffy observe Savion tap-dancing as he does some homework. Since he's a teenager, they wonder what he'll do as a full grown-up. Snuffy imagines him as a tap-dancing postman and Big Bird pictures him as a dancing doctor. They start to argue, attracting the attention of Savion, who responds he wants to be a dancer. The friends insist on their ideas and now, the three of them are in an argument.
Cartoon A dog, a girl and a lizard dance to a bongo beat.
Artist: Karen Aqua
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Song "Let's Go Tubbin' Today"
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Animation Clown Honking #10
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Animation Rubber Stamp #10
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Cartoon A boy finds a set of doors with animals that make the wrong sound, and swaps the doors to correct them.
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SCENE 5 Oscar and his mother have just returned from the store, where Mrs. Grouch has purchased a trick can of candy, where snakes will fly out when opened (her favorite trick). Oscar doubts anyone will be fooled by that; he's done it 100 times. She tries playing it on Maria, Gina and Savion, who are one step ahead. Roxie Marie happens by and wishes to have some candy. She doesn't get frightened by the snakes and is instead disappointed by the lack of candy. Oscar points out the trick did make somebody angry - his mother.
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Song "(The Name of the Place is) The Laundromat"
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SCENE 6 Mrs. Grouch gives her candy trick another try, this time on Rosita. She enjoys the trick instead of being scared. Mrs. Grouch has had it with the street and catches the next flight home (hurled into the sky by Fluffy). Maria announces the sponsors.

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