Oscar the Grouch wants to borrow string from Big Bird, a safety pin from Susan, and a stick from Gordon. Big Bird thinks Oscar is going to use them to pop balloons and knock down kites in the park. Gordon realizes that Oscar wants to go fishing, and uses the objects to make a fishing pole. Gordon asks what Oscar if he will use worms for bait, and Oscar says no-- Slimey is a worm! He won't use any bait. Oscar says that he and his friend Melvin Meanie have packed their sandwiches (cauliflower and marshmallow on pumpernickel), and he heads off to the swamp. Upon his return Oscar proudly shows off his catch, which doesn't include any fish-- he went fishing for tin cans and old shoes.
Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie has a plate full of cookies which is near him. Ernie walks back from the cookies which is far from him. While Ernie is far, Cookie Monster eats the plate full of cookies.
Ernie and Bert: Bert attempts to go under Ernie's umbrella while it's raining however; Ernie pushes Bert away from the umbrella every time he explains how the rain can make him feel happy, sad, and angry. Bert agrees with Ernie when he mentions angry because it turns out Ernie has Bert’s umbrella. Ernie leaves holding Bert’s umbrella without Bert who is left soaking in the rain. (First: Episode 0137)