Sesame Street
Irvine's blanket
Air date May 4, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Belinda Ward
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors M, P, 17

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar attempts to separate Irvine from her blanket; he wishes to put it through a mud wash to make it even dirtier, but Irvine refuses to give it up. When he gives up, Maria (having been through the situation before with Gabi) offers to help. Her solution is to get Irvine to exchange her blanket for her squeeze-toy alligator. She keeps both instead.
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Conservations With My Father"
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Animation Pencil box M / m
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Animation Playing cards form an M, then dance the mambo.
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Cartoon Melba spells her name and her brother's name on their robot, Meltro.
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SCENE 2 Oscar attempts to trick Irvine into dropping the blanket, but that also fails. Maria presses onward and talks Irvine into getting it washed. Irvine now wants to wash her blanket, and even gets to put it in herself! Maria is proud of her idea, until she gets a face full of mud from inside the can.
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Song "Front Back Ballet"
Artist: Jane Aaron
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Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("One step forward, one step back").
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Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving".
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Animation Masked March #17
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Animation Seventeen derby hats drop onto a balloon head.
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Animation Growing Numbers #17
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Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird and Snuffy dance a minuet as played by the Tokyo String Quartet.
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Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies".
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Song "I'm a Little Airplane"
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Animation Can you find the animals hiding in the T-shirt?
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Song "Conga Counting Song"
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Animation Counting 1-10 and 10-0 in Spanish (Maria voice-over)
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SCENE 3 Irvine now cries since she misses her blanket, and Maria notices how upset she sounds. Oscar puts on a trashy videotape to keep her mind off it...
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Film "Box City Recycling Rap"
Kids sing a rap song about recycling. They build a city out of boxes and cartons.
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SCENE 3 cont'd Irvine is in a much better mood after the video, scatting the tune, but Maria accidentally mentions her blanket, so she starts bawling again. Oscar tells Maria to put in another trashy video...
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Song "Every Bit of Litter Hurts"
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Muppets Sonny Friendly hosts "The New Here is Your Life," honoring Prairie Dawn's glass of milk.
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Animation The letter P appears in words on buildings.
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Film Wegman's dogs form a letter P.
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Cartoon P is for Pillow
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Water Baby" over footage of seals and kids swimming.
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Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Animation Beads arrange themselves into different groups and finally become a girl’s necklace.
(First: Episode 3108)
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SCENE 4 Irvine is still bawling, and doesn't want to watch any more trashy tapes. Maria returns from the library with a book - Grouchy Baby's Favorite Things, a picture book of Grouchy items to take Irvine's mind off her blanket. Maria hesitates to read the last page, as it is about Grouchy Baby's blanket. When they accidentally blurt it out, Irvine starts crying again, so Oscar goes to check on her blanket.
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Cartoon Me and My M
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Cartoon Mandrake the magician does magic, while Mo the mechanic mends a martian's flying machine.
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Animation Isadora's sneakers describe all the fun they've had this past year, as the seasons change.
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Film The crosswalk signal flashes WALK and DON'T WALK as pedestrians cross the street in fast-motion and kids read the signal indications out loud.
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SCENE 5 Oscar returns with Irvine's blanket, which she immediately grabs and cuddles. He then tells Maria to scram before she upsets Irvine any further. She announces the sponsors before she leaves.

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