Sesame Street
Plot Forgetful's gift for Miles
Air date April 29, 1986
Season Season 17 (1985-1986)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Sponsors E, F, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon introduces Leo the Party Monster to Miles and demonstrates how he can almost walk, sort of dance, and he's beginning to talk. Leo wants to know if he can put that all together to party, but Gordon says that's a little way's off.
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Alaluna
Film A Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(EKA: Episode 0829)
Fishbowl
Cartoon A boy puts together a fishbowl, and watches his fish swim around in it.
Erniebert-goldfish
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(EKA: Episode 1456)
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Cartoon A Mouth whistles Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
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SCENE 2 Placido Flamingo sings "La donna è mobile" with lyrics about opposites with the Honkers.
1446f
Cartoon The Typewriter: E-Ear
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1198)
Listenoryou'llbemissin'
Song "Paying Attention Song" (Charlie Tyson)
(EKA: Episode 1101)
2059h
Cartoon A man saws a letter E through the wall.
(EKA: Episode 0409)
Song.sharing
Muppets Grover and Prairie Dawn sing "Sharing."
2485i
Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Kermitlecturerectangle
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit gives a lecture about rectangles. Cookie Monster smashes the shape, but says it'll still work out: "It's a wreck -- and it's a tangle!"
(First: Episode 0017)
Toon-OnePlusTwo
Cartoon A boy solves a math problem - 2 + 1 = 3.
2003-Feet
Insert Big Bird finds out how many feet Mr. Snuffleupagus has.
(EKA: Episode 2003)
3161y
Cartoon A drowsy wagoner gets across a clearing by building a bridge out of his ox-cart, and converting it back again.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0815)
Howdoyougetfromheretothere
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "How Do You Get From Here to There?"
(EKA: Episode 0681)
Madscientist.FRED
Cartoon A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot", and "Friday."
(EKA: Episode 1246)
WhiteShellSand
Animation A white shell is uncovered in the sand.
(EKA: Episode 2061)
2475c
Insert Maria visits Oscar the Grouch to give him some basura (trash). She passionately sings a song about the word, which appeals to Oscar.
1037h
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
Grover--Exit (Original Version)
Muppets Grover explains the word "EXIT" with Little Jerry and the Monotones running over him as they run through the exit.
(EKA: Episode 0261)
Toon-WalkingEXIT
Cartoon The word EXIT walks out of the room.
LuisDavid-Weather
Cast Luis is dressed for snow, but is stuck at the beach. David dresses for the beach, but finds himself in the snow. They happily switch places.
(First: Episode 0497)
Toon.Homes
Cartoon A report on homes around the world.
(EKA: Episode 1733)
MotorHome
Film A girl explains her life in a motor home.
1095t
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Kermit and a girl talk about how to get from one place to another.
(EKA: Episode 0814)
1095d
Cartoon "I'm six years old today!"
(EKA: Episode 0302)
Dexter-SubtractBalls
SCENE 3 Susan comes across Dexter, who loves to juggle. He proves to her he can give it up any time he wants by tossing each of his four balls away. Once she leaves, he catches them all and juggles some more. "I really could stop whenever I want...I just don't want to!"
Madpainter6
Film The Mad Painter #6
(EKA: Episode 0346)
CartoonLionMouse
Cartoon The story of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse".
(EKA: Episode 0788)
LetterofDayPageant
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts the Letter of the Day Pageant.
Alive.Notalive
Cartoon A girl sorts everything she finds which is alive and not alive.
(EKA: Episode 2163)
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SCENE 4 Forgetful Jones arrives at Gordon's apartment with a large gift for baby Miles. He immediately forgets what he was doing and Gordon helps him figure it out. When he is finally able to remember, they discover that he forgot to put the present inside the box.
2096i
Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
E&BToyGroups
Muppets Bert tells Ernie to put away his toys, and Ernie devises a system of arranging toys. Unfortunately, all the categories he names apply only to his toy fire engine.
(First: Episode 0281)
PushPull-02
Cartoon Several circles try to get past a large square.
(EKA: Episode 1966)
Harveydoorprank
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper sets up a bucket of confetti above a door, so that whoever pulls the rope attached to the bucket will get the confetti dumped on them. Instead, a little girl walks by and pulls the rope, so that the confetti lands on Harvey!
(EKA: Episode 0592)
WashYourHands
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1906)
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SCENE 5 Forgetful doesn't understand what happened to his gift, when Buster the Horse arrives with his own gift for Miles - a hobbyhorse. Forgetful goes to ride off into the sunset, only on the hobbyhorse instead of Buster. As Gordon cleans up, Susan announces the sponsors.


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