Sesame Street
Plot Herry tries playing football with Wolfgang
Air date May 6, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Directed by Ted May
Sponsors F, Y, 15


Picture Segment Description
Celebrity Maya Angelou leads Big Bird and some kids in a ring game, "Little Sally Walker."
(First: Episode 3171)
Cartoon What if an anteater had the features of a giraffe?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0422)
Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
(EKA: Episode 2404)
It's the ocean
Cartoon Cap'n Feenie asks, "What is it?" It's the ocean.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2710)
Film A girl learns to write "river" in Chinese.
(First: Episode 3219)
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2398)
Cast Savion displays the letter F, for fast, and tap-dances fast.
(First: Episode 3131)
Cartoon A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot", and "Friday."
(First: Episode 1162)
Film The McDouble twins know how to help each other.
(First: Episode 3213)
Muppets The Count sings about his first day of school.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(EKA: Episode 0849)

SCENE 1 Herry Monster welcomes the viewer, planning on playing a game of football. However, Benny Rabbit, Maria and the kids are all too busy to play with him. Wolfgang the Seal comes looking for fish and Herry thinks he'd make a fine creature to play with. He thinks if he gets some fish, Wolfgang will play with him.
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and friends show none, some and all.
(First: Episode 0585)
Cartoon Either none, some or all of a pony's legs are on the ground as it runs and trots.
(EKA: Episode 1927)
Muppets Bert missed the ice cream truck. Ernie offers to share his ice cream and runs home to get a bowl, while Bert holds his ice cream.
(First: Episode 3221)
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(First: Episode 2734)
Muppets Ernie hasn't returned yet, and the ice cream is starting to melt...
(First: Episode 3221)
Animation A Navajo blanket is formed as tribal music plays.
(First: Episode 2963)
Muppets Bert is still waiting for Ernie, and eats the ice cream before it melts all over his arm.
(First: Episode 3221)
Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man falls into a hole, and a dragon helps him out.
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 2290)
Muppets When Ernie returns with a bowl and spoon, Bert has finished the ice cream cone and feels very sorry. But Ernie doesn't mind: the ice cream truck passed by the bus stop, so he bought a new cone for himself.
(First: Episode 3221)
Song "It's All Right to Cry"
(First: Episode 3154)

SCENE 2 Herry doesn't have any fish, but instead writes "FISH" on his football. He believes Wolfgang will enjoy reading the word as much as he loves eating the food. Wolfgang sees the word and believes that means the football has fish inside it. Herry throws Wolfgang a long pass and Wolfgang catches it, but runs away with the football.
Animation Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in. (new narration by Jim Thurman added)
(First: Episode 2564)
Animation Counting to 15 (Oriental music)
(First: Episode 3157)
Film Growing Numbers #15
(First: Episode 2971)
Cartoon Rap #15
(First: Episode 2567)
Film Korean girls do a spring dance.
(First: Episode 3170)
Animation A poem about oranges.
(First: Episode 2881)
SCENE 3 Wolfgang tries opening the football to get to the fish, when H. Ross Parrot arrives with his "volunteers" for another of his alphabet rallies. He tells Wolfgang that without the alphabet, there'd be no fish at all. Together, they recite the alphabet and Ross heads off.
Cartoon A man explains to a girl what a surprise is.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1358)
Song "Drink of Water"
(First: Episode 2545)
Muppets Waiter Grover: In a miraculous feat for Mr. Johnson, Grover serves up a large bowl of spaghetti exactly to his liking. While Grover tends his other tables, he keeps bumping up behind Mr. Johnson and forcing his face into the meal. Grover solves the problem by moving the table away from him, so he can run in front of Mr. Johnson.
(First: Episode 3217)
Cartoon A map of Brazil morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
(First: Episode 2839)
SCENE 4 Wolfgang struggles breaking open the football. He acquires a pickaxe, then a mallet, then a larger mallet, but nothing seems to work. Herry and Maria stop him before he smacks the ball anymore.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Doggy Paddle."
(EKA: Episode 2517)
Animation Planet Y / y
(First: Episode 2859)
Animation Airplanes carve the capital and lowercase letter Y.
(First: Episode 3199)
Muppets Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Telephone of Brazil", to the tune of "Finiculi Finicula".
(EKA: Episode 2400)
Cartoon Figures dance around a telephone as it rings.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3058)

Film A little girl narrates a film about how cans can be recycled. She washes them and collects them in a wagon, which she takes to the recycling center. There it is sorted and separated with a magnet. After its loaded onto trucks, it is taken to a factory to be melted and shaped into new cans like the ones seen in her fridge at home.
(First: Episode 2740)
Cartoon Two balls follow an arrow down a hole.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
SCENE 5 Herry and Maria tell Wolfgang that there's no fish inside the football. Wolfgang becomes disappointed, but perks up when Herry gets him a fish to cheer him up. Maria announces the sponsors.

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