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Sesame Street
Plot David hires Gina to work at Hooper's
Air date November 18, 1987
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Sponsors B, J, 7
Syndication Sesame Street Unpaved
Releases

2358

This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.
Picture Segment Description
2358-01a

2358-01b
SCENE 1
We open on Gina, sitting at Hooper's Store doing her homework, listening to her headphones. David is unaware that Gina needs a job so she can earn some money to buy her mom a birthday present. Moreover, Gina is unaware that David needs help around the store, which is evident by the way he goes over everything he has to do today. Finally, he puts up a HELP WANTED sign.
2477v
Cartoon
Sign Cartoons: The man spells out the word HELP.
(EKA: Episode 1293)
Countsleepsover01

Countsleepsover02
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: The Count Sleeps Over At Ernie & Bert's Part 1
The Count sleeps in Bert's bed while Bert sleeps on the couch. Ernie tells The Count that he can count sheep to get to sleep, but it never dawned on Ernie that the Count never gets tired of counting. He stays up all night counting sheep, to Ernie's detriment.
(EKA: Episode 0914)
7Sopranos
Cartoon
"Seven Sweet Sopranos" on a shaky piano
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
E&b-countsleepsover
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: The Count Sleeps Over At Ernie & Bert's Part 2
It's the next morning. The Count had a good night, but he didn't sleep. His counting kept Ernie up, and now Ernie is walking and counting like a zombie.
(EKA: Episode 0914)
1839zs
Film
A boy takes a look at his new baby brother at the hospital
(EKA: Episode 1125)
Toon.Oneboot
Cartoon
B for boot
2358-02
SCENE 2
Dressed in aviator attire, Meryl Sheep comes in to answer the HELP WANTED sign. She thinks working at Hooper's Store will be adventurous, enabling her to do such heroic things as sail the sea to catch tuna fish for sandwiches, or throw a rope down to Elmo if he falls into a cereal bowl. David explains that working at Hooper's doesn't involve such adventure, and she loses interest.
3816y
Cartoon
"You know what it's like to be scared?"
(EKA: Episode 0597)
3Kids.policeman
Insert
Three of These Kids are playing policeman, but the other one is playing fireman.
(EKA: Episode 1057)
Clumsyhole
Cartoon
Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1121)
WomenCanBe
Muppets
A group of female Anything Muppets sing about the many things "Women Can Be."
(EKA: Episode 1065)
7starfish
Cartoon
7 Starfish
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1840)
2358-03a

2358-03b
SCENE 3
Oscar thinks he can help David, but David is suspicious. Oscar then demonstrates his "Upside-down Surprise": a pan with some pickles, sardines and whipped cream, which David thinks Oscar is going to turn upside down, resulting in a tug-of-war argument between them, topped off with a big SPLAT!
2358-03c
SCENE 3
cont'd
David is frustrated that no one has given him any help so far today. Gina almost pops the job question to David, but he has to run off to clean his shirt.
AlphabetRap01

AlphabetRap02
Muppets
Ferlinghetti Donizetti delivers "the easy rhythm Rappin' Alphabet" while Grover displays his super smooth break-dance moves.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
Marchingcircle
Film
Marching Band forms a circle
(EKA: Episode 0882)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon
B for butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
Ssnews.marylamb
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash: Mary's Little Lamb
After an interview with Mary, the lamb follows Kermit the Frog.
(EKA: Episode 2059)
Jughead
Cartoon
Jughead Jones's J story
(EKA: Episode 0231)
2358-04a

2358-04b
SCENE 4
David has chosen The Amazing Mumford for his new partner, but unfortunately, when Maria asks him to make her a root beer float, he literally does so! After he changes her back, the experience leaves her so cold inside that she rushes home to take a nice hot bath.
Boxer
Cartoon
B for Boxer
(First: Episode 0006)
Film.bees
Film
A beekeeper extracts honey from a honeycomb.
(EKA: Episode 1215)
7commercial-01

7commercial-02
Cast
In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Green Coke commercial, football player Big Murray (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
Grouchyface
Celebrity
James Taylor sings "That Grouchy Face" to Oscar.
Woodhorse
Film
A man carves a wooden horse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2255)
Playball
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie is sad because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(EKA: Episode 0678)
Fruta.Garbage
Cartoon
Fruta Manzana sings about keeping the place clean by throwing away fruit peels and apple cores.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2255)
2358-05
SCENE 5
By now, Gina has had seven glasses of lemonade, which she pays for with the remainder of her allowance. As they lament about their plights, they come to the sudden realization that they needed each other all along! Gina is immediately ready to start working at Hooper's--right after she gets back from the bathroom.
Appleorangepear
Cartoon
An apple, an orange and a pear learn they can cooperate by rocking and rolling.
(EKA: Episode 0791)
BadBart.bartender
Muppets
Old West: Clementine breaks the bad news to everyone: Bad Bart is coming to town to "give someone what they deserve"! She says he will come when the cow moos four times. They listen for it, and first hear a train toot four times, then a dog bark four times, and finally the cow. Bad Bart steps into the saloon, looks for the bartender, and reminds him that last week, he ordered sarsaparilla, but the bartender didn't have it, so he went to another town to get it, and kept him waiting. Bad Bart forgot to pay the bartender for it, so he gives the bartender what he deserves: some coins.
Bisforbubble
Film
B Is For Bubble
(First: Episode 0008)
Cayard.kittykitty
Cartoon
A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1102)
2358-06a

2358-06b
SCENE 6
Mumford's duck brings the HELP WANTED sign over to David, but he explains that the position has already been taken by Gina. The duck walks off, insulted, and David announces the sponsors.


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