Sesame Street
Plot The Count's "Sleeping Beauty"
Air date May 12, 1987
Season Season 18 (1986-1987)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors B, O, 2
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Picture Segment Description
SnuffleShuffle
Insert Snuffy shows Susan and some kids how to do "The Snuffle Shuffle."
Overandoverhorse
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(EKA: Episode 0198)
TwoHeadSameDifferentMirrors
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster looks at itself in mirrors, and the right half notices that both of them are the same; they have the same nose, mouth, and hands. The other half points out that they're different: their horns point different ways, their hair is different, and their laughter is different.
(EKA: Episode 2222)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Ssnews.pigsfeelings
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog asks the Three Little Pigs how they feel after the Big Bad Wolf blew their houses down.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
Jazzyspies2
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
TellyKeisha01

CosbyKids

TellyKeisha02
Celebrity Lisa Bonet, Tempestt Bledsoe and Malcolm-Jamal Warner notice Telly and Keshia Knight Pulliam pretending to look sad, which escalates into the three of them arguing over what's more sad: losing a purple pen with a picture of Prince on it, not making the football team, or a best friend moving away. Telly and Keshia then pretend to look angry, and then notice that they look just like them.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
2096g
Animation A car drives through blocks.
(First: Episode 1446)
Dollhouse
Film Doll House
(First: Episode 0131)
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Cartoon A boy acts out his feelings as animals. ("There's a zoo in me!")
(EKA: Episode 0796)
CuriousCantata
Cast Live at Sesame Hall, Bob, Maria, and Luis sing "The Curious Cantata" about a bird who asks a lot of questions, played by the ever-curious Big Bird.
(EKA: Episode 2238)
Yellowflower
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(EKA: Episode 1949)
Trashisright1

Trashisright2
Muppets Oscar the Grouch hosts "The Trash is Right", in which contestant Grundgetta has to match each pile of trash with the picture of the person who threw it away.
(EKA: Episode 2258)
1706i
Cartoon Two giraffes (Gordon voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1706)
CrayonFactory
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1579)
Gorflach
Cartoon Roxanne and Violet Gorflatch are alike in many ways, but different in others.
Sgrover.phone
Muppets Super Grover: Grover Kent sees a lost little girl in trouble and tries to find a phone booth to change in, the same one she wants to use to call home. (introducted edited)
(EKA: Episode 0710)
1090-20
Cartoon The Typewriter: B for Ball
(EKA: Episode 0900)
RockFlip
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
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SCENE 1 The Count has written his own version of "Sleeping Beauty," in which he and Gladys the Cow will be starring. As he makes the costumes, Gordon and the kids help measure her body.
Angryannie-korty
Cartoon "Angry Annie": A small girl vents her rage at the world, frustrated by the problems of everyday life, until her younger brother offers her part of his orange.
Artist: John Korty
Erniebertstring
Muppets Ernie & BertBert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
(First: Episode 0163)
Ivelostmypet
Cartoon A mouse tries looking for his pet, describing to his friend what they did yesterday.
(EKA: Episode 0807)
Thebeetles
Muppets The Beetles perform "Letter B."
(First: Episode 1495)
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Arrow-Song
Song Luis sings "Follow the Arrows" as a man does so.
(EKA: Episode 1906)
Toon.bluepinkmen
Cartoon Blue and pink characters fight for a spot on the subway, until Pink spots an open seat.
(EKA: Episode 1136)
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SCENE 2 Gladys and the Count begin rehearsing the play. Gladys is not in favor of having to snore, especially when all the Count does is count the snores. She quits and the Count decides to hire Meryl Sheep instead.
8figures
Cartoon Counting eight figures
(EKA: Episode 2253)
WeaverBird
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(EKA: Episode 0372)
Squeal of Fortune title

Patplayjacks
Muppets Prairie Dawn and the Count are contestants on "Squeal of Fortune."
(EKA: Episode 2331)
SpeechBalloonBBug
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Bug
(EKA: Episode 0355)
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Prince Count

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SCENE 3 Gordon narrates the Count's story. The prince (Count) finds the sleeping princess (Meryl) and counts her snores. His thunder and lightning wakes her up, but she'd rather "baa" than count with him. They cooperate by letting him count her baas. After the play, Gladys barges in and claims her mooing would've been better. The two females argue over their respective sounds, while the Count counts them and Gordon announces the sponsors.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on January 23, 1987.


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