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Sesame Street
Plot Placido Flamingo sings opera
Air date February 17, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Sponsors C, V, 6
Syndication
Releases

2292

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
A tango flavored version of the theme plays (instead of the regular opening music) as Luis carries some empty boxes over to the Fix-it Shop and accidentally drops them after walking into the closed door, thinking it was open. He complains about it in English and Spanish, which captures the attention of Placido Flamingo, who performs his "Naughty Door Opera" about a similar experience he went through.
Daddy-Slips
Cartoon
A man slips on his daughter's skate, and she points out that it makes him feel angry.
(EKA: Episode 1141)
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.
(EKA: Episode 0516)
Detective.Linedots
Cartoon
A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
2096m
Song
"Me and My Chair"
(EKA: Episode 1706)
FirstMiddleLast
Cartoon
First, Middle, Last (men on horse)
(EKA: Episode 0929)
2head.Shapes
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster looks at different shapes.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
Imagardener
Film
Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(EKA: Episode 0826)
Seisflores
Animation
Seis flores
(EKA: Episode 1646)
2292c
SCENE 2
Gladys the Cow finishes telling a joke to Gordon and two kids, and then they greet the viewer. Gordon tells the viewer that they're looking for things that rhyme with the word "you." They come up with words like "moo," "chew," and "two." Gladys displays a shoe she's wearing, but when Gordon tries to take it off, Gladys trips and falls over, becoming "just a little black and blue."
400021
Cartoon
Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat
(EKA: Episode 0814)
Word.ICE
Animation
The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(EKA: Episode 1899)
Cisforcookie
Muppets
Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(EKA: Episode 0677)
1095o
Cartoon
C for Cowboy
(EKA: Episode 1095)
Slidepuzzle.boy
Film
Slide puzzle - boy
(EKA: Episode 1110)
HIYL.Sneaker
Muppets
Here is Your Life: A sneaker is profiled.
Ivelostmypet
Cartoon
A mouse, who is looking for his pet, describes to his friend what they did yesterday.
(EKA: Episode 1018)
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SCENE 3
Big Bird finishes telling a joke to Slimey, and notices Susan going to the day care center to drop off some of Miles' old clothes, which he's outgrown. Big Bird suggests that there may be others who will fit them, such as himself, but the shirt he tries on is too small for him. It's also too big for Slimey, but it's just the right fit for Elmo.
3balls.seesaw
Animation
Two balls play on a seesaw, when a third ball wants to join them (ending up in the middle).
E&b-puppy
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
BCayard.Surprise
Cartoon
A man explains to a girl what a surprise is.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film
Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0885)
ProfDavid
Muppets / Cast
Professor David lectures his class on trees. He says they are only good for looking at and leaning against, but they mention other uses for them.
0573r
Film
Counting six oryx
(EKA: Episode 0573)
KermTwiddBugParty
Muppets
Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
RCondie.Birdsong
Cartoon
A boy sits in a forest and plays the flute along with the birds' songs, but becomes sad when woodsmen demolish the forest. He plants more trees for the birds to live in.
Artist: Richard Condie
2292f
SCENE 4
Elmo thinks the shirt looks good on him, and Susan and Gordon and the kids agree. Placido Flamingo shows up again, recalling an opera he performed at a National Convention of Dry Cleaners, "The Shirt of Seville," which he sings right then and there.
Toon.Cerrado
Cartoon
La palabra cerrado
(EKA: Episode 0872)
MiamiMice.CERRADO
Muppets
Miami Mice
Ernie goes to a repair shop to pick up his broken rubber duckie, but neither he nor the mice can get into the shop because it's cerrado.
V-van
Cartoon
V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Alaluna
Film
An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed, and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo).
(EKA: Episode 0829)
TypewriterV
Cartoon
Typewriter - V for Vacuum
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0952)
OscarDanny.Laughitup
Muppets / Celebrity
Oscar and Danny DeVito laugh it up.
2356-5
Cartoon
A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(EKA: Episode 0982)
Erniepaints
Muppets
Ernie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(EKA: Episode 1446)
MagicianNumbers
Cartoon
A magician tries to pull a rabbit out of his hat, but instead finds the numbers 1-20, which the rabbit repeats at the end.
(EKA: Episode 0736)
3187c
Film
Two kids watch as a veterinarian fixes a baby robin's wing, then lets it go.
Music: Joe Raposo
1thru6takeaway
Animation
The numbers 1-6 are carried away and/or demolished by construction equipment.
1710o
Muppets
Grover asks Katie to hug him and scratch his tummy.
(EKA: Episode 1710)
2096s
Film
Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
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SCENE 5
As the tango music from the first scene plays, Susan, Gordon and the kids tango together while Elmo announces the sponsors.


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