Sesame Street
Plot Miles' grandmother visits
Air date April 6, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Sponsors D, N, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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2326b
SCENE 1 On the steps of 123 Sesame Street, Susan and Gladys the Cow are talking about a dance audition, when Sherlock Hemlock and Elmo announce that they're on the case to solve who left a footprint on Sherlock's newspaper. They compare everyone's shoes and discover the print belongs to Gladys, who admits she must have stepped on the newspaper when she was practicing for her audition.
ExcuseMe
Cartoon One of These Footprints says "excuse me."
Ssnews-telly
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit is sent to the park for a report on co-operation, except that there's nobody around to interview. At that moment, monster reporter Telly turns up to conduct the same interview. They end up cooperating by interviewing each other.
3150k
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 0868)
Carfrog
Film Close-up shots of a car and a frog are shown side-by-side.
(EKA: Episode 1733)
DetectiveElmo-Grandma
SCENE 2 Detective Elmo appears in the Arbor, where Gordon and Grandma are playing with Miles. Having been trained by Sherlock Hemlock, Detective Elmo is ready for his first mystery - The Case of What Grandma is Doing. He observes the clues - tape measure, a ball of yarn and knitting needles. Elmo comes to the conclusion that she is kitting something for him, but she corrects him - she's making a sweater for Miles. Seeing how crestfallen he is, she offers to knit him a sweater too.
Shoemaker
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0760)
BeforeWeEat
Song "What Do We Do Before We Eat?" We wash our hands, not our feet.
Animation: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1931)
JoJive-Landmarks
Cartoon Billy Jo Jive and Susie Sunset help Wrong Way Willie find four landmarks for a school assignment.
(EKA: Episode 1233)
Specialoftheday
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover tells Mr. Johnson the menu, which has the items numbered. Number 9 is the special of the day. It turns out to be a real number nine, but Mr. Johnson doesn't want it. (It's medium rare, and he likes his nines well-done.)
(EKA: Episode 1453)
BunFactory
Film Hamburger bun factory
(EKA: Episode 0777)
2982.UNDER
Cartoon A man lifts a rock and finds the word UNDER.
(EKA: Episode 1123)
CountNatasha-Grandma
SCENE 3 Grandma happens upon Count von Count watching over Baby Natasha, who he claims is a born counter. He hands her some toys, as Natasha babbles. Grandma thinks Natasha is just making baby noises, not counting...until she stirs up some thunder and lightning when she's done.
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0424)
RockFlip
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
Erniebertcookiemystery
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert says that he saw Ernie eating his cookies. The culprit turns out to be Cookie Monster, who's disguised in Ernie's hair and shirt.
(First: Episode 0158)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(EKA: Episode 0425)
HiDeHoMan
Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway sings "Hi De Ho Man."
(EKA: Episode 1540)
3164z
Cartoon Are you the monster that ate the television?
BBSnuffystory1

BBSnuffystory2
Muppets Big Bird and Snuffy make up a story about a castle under the sea where a deep-sea diver prince lived.
(EKA: Episode 2258)
D-Drums
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
Wetpaintsong
Muppets How Now Brown and the Moo Wave performs "Wet Paint."
2899.where-d-go
Animation Where do the Ds fit?
(EKA: Episode 2256)
InOnUnder01

InOnUnder02
Cast Bob, Maria and David demonstrate in, on and under in their own ways.
(EKA: Episode 0796)
MillieMollywalk
Cartoon Millie and Molly take a walk, and have different perspectives of their surroundings.
(EKA: Episode 1454)
Noimage
Film David asks the viewer to find some triangles in a fence.
(EKA: Episode 0891)
Placido Flamingo and Elmo Papageno
SCENE 4 Placido Flamingo and Elmo sing "Papageno" from Mozart's The Magic Flute.
Twinkle Twinkle red yellow
Animation Red and yellow dots play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
(EKA: Episode 2253)
Film.PettingZoo
Film A film of two kids at a petting zoo is narrated in English and Spanish.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 1041)
SignToon-Paint
Cartoon Sign Cartoons: WET PAINT
(EKA: Episode 1199)
2356-24
Cast Big Bird, Susan and Bob sing "Can Read" while at a newsstand.
Where triangle fit
Animation Where does the triangle fit?
(EKA: Episode 1952)
GroverErik.Teeth
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Erik shows Grover his teeth, and tells him how they are used.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
1952-Elephants
Film Kids narrate a film of an African plain and the animals that live there.
(EKA: Episode 1952)
Toon.Homes
Cartoon A report on homes around the world.
(EKA: Episode 1733)
2326lastscene
SCENE 5 Placido Flamingo and Grundgetta sing "Un Bel Di" from Madame Grouchy-fly (Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly) with grouch lyrics.


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