Sesame Street
Plot Wynton Marsalis visits
Air date April 18, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors N, Y, 4
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HootsWynton.Notes

Picture Segment Description
4wheels4doors
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(First: Episode 0910)
AwayFrom
Muppets Salesman Harvey Kneeslapper asks Tony if he gets attacked by monsters and run over by crowds. Herry Monster attacks him and a crowd walks all over him, so the answer is yes. Harvey has a simple solution for Tony: AWAY FROM! The next time those things happen to Tony, he can get AWAY FROM them.
(EKA: Episode 0348)
2423-Scuba
Film A scuba diver swims away from.
(EKA: Episode 0856)
TwoHeadClarinet
Insert Bob gives the Two-Headed Monster a music lesson on their clarinet with two mouthpieces, but one head wants to play fast, and the other one slow. When Bob suggest they play at different times, the monster impresses Bob by playing different melodies on the same instrument.
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(First: Episode 0358)
Bae2 Muppets Ernie and Bert are camping. It's time for them to sleep, but Ernie keeps distracting Bert by pointing out the various sounds that they hear.
(EKA: Episode 2029)
2682k
Cartoon The Hummingbird
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1518)
HootsandWyntonduel

FlyingHoots
SCENE Hoots gets into a musician's duel with Wynton Marsalis. Hoots ends up winning by flying and playing his saxophone at the same time.
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Greenhouseeffect
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(EKA: Episode 1230)
Pinball4
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(First: Episode 0984)
2040s
Muppets Grover tries to ignore three monsters who look big and scary to him. When they notice him carrying a flute, they grab his attention and ask -- in what appears to be a threatening way -- if Grover wants to play. The three monsters pull out a clarinet, an oboe and a bassoon and begin to play, urging Grover to join in.
(EKA: Episode 1691)
1709t
Film Joe Raposo sings "Flying."
(EKA: Episode 0703)
LittleBirdCasa
Muppets Little Bird's CASA is drawn.
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0240)
HootsWynton.Notes
SCENE Hoots names the different kind of musical notes there are, with the help of Wynton.
3169.LionWalk
Animation See the lion walk.
(EKA: Episode 1015)
2257zb
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "When I Listen."
(EKA: Episode 2124)
2205-Cake
Film A baker decorates a birthday cake to a jazz percussion beat.
(EKA: Episode 1926)
Bridgesquare
Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square
(First: Episode 1618)
2205-01

2205-02
SCENE Maria, Telly and the kids listen as Wynton plays different songs in different ways. Hoots announces the sponsors as Wynton plays along to the closing credits theme.


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