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Sesame Street
Mr. Chatterly visits
Air date May 9, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors P, Y, 7


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN At the park, Elmo welcomes the viewers and introduces some segments in today's episode. Just then, Mr. Chatterly walks by and Elmo recognizes him from his favorite TV show, Alphabet Chat. He wonders why Mr. Chatterly is here on Sesame Street and goes to investigate.
SCENE 1 After much searching, Elmo finds Mr. Chatterly. Mr. Chatterly is delighted to see him because he has a question to ask Elmo. However, Elmo interrupts Mr. Chatterly by asking a lot of questions about what he's doing on Sesame Street. Mr. Chatterly answers Elmo’s questions and explains that he is arranging an Alphabet Chat on the Letter P and his special guest is Oscar the Grouch (who he refers to as Mr. Grouch) and his pet, Preposterous.

As Mr. Chatterly prepares to ask Elmo his own question, he asks Elmo if he has any more questions. Thinking that was Mr. Chatterly’s question, Elmo says he doesn’t have any more questions and then leaves before Mr. Chatterly can ask where Oscar and Preposterous live.

Song Gina and Maria sing "The Word is "No"."
(First: Episode 2548)
Film Fay Ray listens to classical music on headphones. "Are you listening to me?"
(First: Episode 2614)
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit goes to Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers Patch to interview Peter Piper, but he only gets to meet other members of his family, whose names all begin with a common letter. At the end, Peter Piper's cousin states that Peter Piper is in Portland pressing pants.
(First: Episode 1342)
Cartoon P for paper, point, poke, paint, pat, peel
(First: Episode 3066)
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(First: Episode 3160)
Film Miles lives in Kuwait, and sometimes plays taiko drums at the park.
(First: Episode 3196)

SCENE 2 Mr. Chatterly is still looking for someone to tell him where Oscar and Preposterous live. He suddenly spots two Honkers and introduces himself to them. When the two honkers hear his name, they are excited to meet him, but run off before Mr. Chatterly can ask his question. A duck suddenly passes by and Mr. Chatterly tries to ask him his question. The duck knows the answer, which delights Mr. Chatterly, but the duck leaves without actually telling the location.

SCENE 2, cont'd Angela walks by and Mr. Chatterly decides to ask his question to her since Angela is a responsible adult. After Angela shows Mr. Chatterly that Oscar lives in a trash can, Mr. Chatterly thanks her and remarks how good it is to get a simple answer. After he knocks on Oscar's trash can and ask Oscar to be on his show with Preposterous, Oscar replies, β€œNo,” and goes back into his can. Mr. Chatterly observes that sometime you get a simple answer that you don’t like.
Animation Sand Y/y
(First: Episode 0626)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to draw the letter Y.
(First: Episode 1288)
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Film The floating kids form a square
(First: Episode 3132)
Cartoon "Water Conservation": Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
(First: Episode 2689)
Film Island (in sped-up film, kids travel to an island)
(First: Episode 2731)
Cartoon ifwedare.jpg
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(First: Episode 0726)
Muppets Monty orders a new chair, which Grover delivers. However, Monty cannot decide where the chair should go.
Song Two cartoon cacti sing "Here We Are."
(First: Episode 3153)
SCENE 3 Mr. Chatterly explains to Oscar that Preposterous would be great on his show about the letter P since Preposterous starts with that letter. However, Oscar replies that Preposterous doesn’t like to move and they don’t want to be on Mr. Chatterly’s TV show. So Mr. Chatterly decides to have the show right now at Oscar’s can, but Oscar still refuses and say the idea makes Preposterous sleepy from listening to Mr. Chatterly’s chatter. As Preposterous starts to yawn, Mr. Chatterly decides to change the show about the letter P to the letter Y for yawn. As Mr. Chatterly signs off and thanks Oscar and Preposterous, Oscar groans in disgust.
Animation Pencil box Y / y
(First: Episode 3043)
Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0769)

Song "What's Inside?" (Cookie Monster cameo)
(First: Episode 3134)
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2160)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster brings in a suitcase filled with heavy and light objects, and places them on a wall. The right head lays out a feather, a ribbon, and a tissue. The left head puts down a book, a brick, a rock, and a 1000 pound weight, but the more weight that is placed on the wall causes the ground they're standing on to tilt!
(First: Episode 2577)
Cartoon The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
(First: Episode 2537)
Muppets Ernie finds an apple on a brick wall, and wants to know who it belongs to. Sherlock Hemlock helps solve the mystery, and realizes that Ernie has a brown paper bag with a hole at the bottom, and that Ernie had an apple in the bag, therefore the apple belongs to Ernie.
(First: Episode 0137)
Cartoon A boy puts together a fishbowl, and watches his fish swim around in it.
(First: Episode 2030)
Insert Big Bird recites a poem about not being able to whistle. Unlike other birds (and the wind), he needs a toy whistle to do so.
(First: Episode 3196)
Cartoon A duckling dresses itself, naming all the parts of its coat.
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1195)
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Whiskeyjack
(First: Episode 3196)
Cartoon 7 rabbits
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1493)

Cast In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Greene Coke commercial, football player "Big Murray" (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
(First: Episode 1535)
Cartoon Rap #7
(First: Episode 2506)
Film A girl narrates a film of how pan dulce, Mexican sweetbread, is made.
(First: Episode 3015)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2613)
Muppets Rosita talks about what she does every morning. She kisses her parents, washes her hands and face, and brushes her hair. She has breakfast, brushes her teeth, and says "adios!" before she goes out to play.
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1523)
Muppets Here is Your Life: A loaf of bread is profiled.
(First: Episode 0709)
Film The Count (in voiceover) counts three children on a bench, then adds two more.
(First: Episode 2950)
Cartoon How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2730)
SCENE 4 As Elmo starts to recite today’s sponsors, Oscar pops out of his can and tells Elmo to go away. Elmo refuses to leave and continues to recite the sponsors. When Elmo is finished, he tells Oscar that he will go away and Oscar is relieved. After a few seconds, Elmo knocks on Oscar’s trash can and replies that he went away and now he is back again. The two begin to argue.

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