Sesame Street
Plot The Count's suitcases
Air date November 24, 1987
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Sponsors T, V, 7


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird greets Susan, Maria and Barkley before checking out what Bob is up to. Bob is listening to an opera on the radio and Big Bird imagines if everyone sang instead of speaking. He happens on fantasy Bob, whose talk radio show brings him back to reality.
Cartoon Seven owls
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Muppets Kermit tries to talk about subtraction with the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, but they keep disappearing one by one, which makes it hard for him ... or does it?
(EKA: Episode 2058)
Cartoon Millie and Molly argue over whether to get a pet cat or a dog, so their mom gets them a turtle instead.
(EKA: Episode 2003)
Film Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones sing "Telephone Rock".
(EKA: Episode 0733)
Cartoon A man (voice of Richard Hunt) answers the TELEPHONE and gives it to the plant.
Video Scanimate kids intro.
(First: Episode 0798)
SCENE 2 Susan, the kids and the Two-Headed Monster are singing some songs, when the monster makes a song choice - "Macaroni" (a.k.a "Yankee Doodle"). They end up singing it over, and over, and over...
Cartoon A girl goes around the city to look for her lost kitty, and sees its image in a variety of signs and in nature.
Artists: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 1845)
Film "La Maldita Iguana" (mariachi song)
(EKA: Episode 0815)
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.
(EKA: Episode 0158)
Cartoon Three turtles present the letter T.
Cast Gordon, Maria and Luis show T words as they brush their teeth.
(EKA: Episode 1448)
Cartoon A man talks about the capital T, but the top line slides down, forming a lowercase one.
(EKA: Episode 0324)
Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(EKA: Episode 1222)
Animation 4 red balls minus 1 equals 3.
(EKA: Episode 0302)
Insert Mr. Snuffleupagus is invited to jump on Big Bird's trampoline, and the Count decides to count how many times Snuffy jumps. He counts a total of 19 1/2 -- his last jump bounces him to the top of 123 Sesame Street!
Film In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
Muppets / Celebrity On the stage at Birdland, Telly scats with Joe Williams. (introduction edited)
(EKA: Episode 2312)
Cartoon The Square
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Muppets Kermit describes the beginning, middle and end using a cookbook with assistance from Cookie Monster.
(EKA: Episode 2324)
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(EKA: Episode 1046)
Film George the Farmer demonstrates "beginning" and "end".
(EKA: Episode 0947)
Cartoon Can you see the car, frog and bird in the picture?
SCENE 3 Big Bird recites a poem called "The Cycle" about bicycles, tricycles and unicycles.
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0961)
Cartoon T es para telefono
(EKA: Episode 0814)
Muppets Kermit talks about his favorite subject frogs. Gladys the Cow assists by being a cow frog wearing goggles, air tank, and froggy foot paddles. Gladys asks Kermit how it would feel to be a cow and he replies feeling glad to be a frog. Gladys puts a cow's horns, ears, and a bell on Kermit.
(EKA: Episode 2324)
Cartoon A father explains to his son why it is important to wear a seat belt when riding in a car.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1446)
Cast David sings "Mary Had a Little Lamb" while Linda signs it.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Cartoon Consonant Sound: V, violin
(EKA: Episode 1285)
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian is about share her vegetables with Victor when a vegetable vampire appears...named Walter.
(First: Episode 2277)
Cartoon "Find the Opposite"
SCENE 4 The Count is preparing to go on vacation and has inordinate amount of suitcases with him. He and Gordon count to make sure he has 20 suitcases for his two-day vacation. He tries hailing a taxi, but nothing stops.
Film The Mad Painter #7
(EKA: Episode 0347)
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(EKA: Episode 1836)
Muppets Shelley the Turtle sings "I Get There" on his way to a picnic.
Cartoon A boy chases a butterfly, and watches the clouds form into different objects.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
SCENE 5 When no passing taxis will pick him up, the Count decides to cancel his vacation and continue counting them. Big Bird announces the sponsors.

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