Sesame Street
Plot Telly Vision
Air date January 27, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors U, V, 9
This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon notices a camera crew setting up in the arbor and Telly explains it's for his new TV show. One of his guests, Flo Bear, arrives and the show, "Telly Vision," is ready to begin.
Painter9
Film The Mad Painter #9
(EKA: Episode 0338)
Ssnews.cinderellaball
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit is interviewing Cinderella and Prince Charming, who are dancing at the ball. After Cinderella leaves, she leaves one glass slipper behind. The prince wants to find Cinderella...so he can have the other glass slipper.
(First: Episode 0516)
Film-MomRhino
Film A rhino and her baby
(EKA: Episode 0753)
Kahn-Rhino
Celebrity Madeline Kahn: "I love rhinoceroses...but I wouldn't invite one to lunch."
Secretdrawingcamel
Cartoon Today's Secret Drawing: A camel.
(EKA: Episode 0158)
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SCENE 2 "Telly Vision" returns from commercial and Telly begins interviewing Flo. She states she's always been a writer, ever since she was a cub (shown in flashbacks), though had some trouble with organizing the letters. Today, she's written poems, novels and most recently, a daytime drama. Telly cues an advanced sneak peak...
Vivian
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian snacks on vegetables, while her lover Victor is vexed. She then meets a vegetable vampire, Walter.
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SCENE 2 cont'd Telly throws to a break and tries probing Flo for answers on future installments of All My Letters.
1710r
Cartoon The Villain in the Panama Hat (V)
(EKA: Episode 0844)
Rhyme With BUY
Muppets Cookie Monster comes to the bakery looking for something delicious that rhymes with BUY. He tries the I (from the MIKE'S BAKERY sign) and the baker's TIE, both of which aren't that delicious. Finally, Guy Smiley comes in and loudly announces that he would like to BUY a PIE. Cookie then knows what he can get in the bakery that rhymes with BUY and is delicious: it's GUY! A chase ensues, and Cookie asks the baker to send him the bill.
(EKA: Episode 0519)
Gurucountsto20
Cartoon A guru counts to twenty.
(EKA: Episode 0276)
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SCENE 3 "Telly Vision" returns and joining Telly now is Placido Flamingo, who performs his "Alphabet Aria." Telly thanks his guests and closes the program.
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Cartoon A baby climbs up the stairs all by himself.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Ernie and Bert welcome you
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks who Ernie is decorating the room for. It turns out to be the viewer at home.
(EKA: Episode 0352)
Floralpattern
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
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Film EXIT
(EKA: Episode 1068)
Geeflegonk
Muppets Story: "The Geefle and the Gonk"
The Geefle and the Gonk, two aliens, learn how to cooperate and gather nectarines together.
(EKA: Episode 0706)
UforUniform
Cartoon U for uniform.
(EKA: Episode 0839)
BillyCrystal01

BillyCrystal02
Celebrity Ricky (Billy Crystal) walks through a letter U, which he thinks is UNBELIEVABLE!
(EKA: Episode 2208)
TrainExit
Cartoon A white furball catches a train going through a door marked EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 0827)
Sgrover.exit
Muppets Super Grover
When a boy has trouble finding the gate in a fence, Super Grover attempts to bend the pickets. But eventually, the boy finds an EXIT sign.
Closer-Tomato
Song Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tomato)
Castaways
Cast Maria and Luis play castaways on an island, when Bob shows up as a new friend.
(EKA: Episode 1858)
V in space
Cartoon V in space
(EKA: Episode 0560)
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SCENE 4 A starstruck Gladys the Cow runs into Flo, who's having some writer's block. Gladys asks her to help her write her life story. Gordon thumbs through the rough copy, Madame Bovine, but finds all the pages are empty. Gladys states she worked on the outside and needs Flo's help with the inside.
CatLion
Cartoon A black cat chases after a white one, until a white lion steps in.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0269)
ForgetfulJonesBathTime
Muppets Clementine hears water running, which reminds Forgetful Jones that he was about to do something. Using the clues at hand (a bar of soap, a backbrush, and a towel), Forgetful remembers that it's bath time. Buster's bath, that is...
(First: Episode 1666)
Linda-DontWalk
Cast Linda helps a boy sign "DON'T WALK."
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Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
3187n
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: MOM.
SimpleSimonAnimals
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0822)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Flo and Gladys work on the story together, as Gordon announces the sponsors.


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