Sesame Street
Plot Barkley's tricks
Air date January 13, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Sponsors F, G, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Uncle Wally bumps into Bob on his way to Big Bird's nest, carrying a "WALK" sign. Wally is substituting for Big Bird at today's Birdketeer meeting, being made "head bird." Bob watches and Uncle Wally teaches the Birdketeers how to follow the sign. They all walk out, meaning the meeting is over.
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Cartoon Animals walk.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Film.WhoAmI-Olivia.song
Song Olivia sings "The Riddle."
(EKA: Episode 2223)
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Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(EKA: Episode 0421)
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Film Fireworks Alphabet
(EKA: Episode 1206)
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Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Me Gotta Be Blue."
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Cartoon Body Parts Hand (1:34)
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SCENE 2 Elmo and Barkley play the "Counting Backward" game. Though Barkley can't speak, Elmo interprets his movements as substitutions for the numbers.
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #3
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1037)
EdithPricklySellsShoes
Celebrity Maria and Grundgetta wander into a shoe store so Maria can buy some shoes. The sales woman, Edith Prickley (Andrea Martin), tries to find the right size shoe, but none of them are the right size. Maria shows her how to use the foot scale, which shows her shoe size. They begin looking for the right looking shoe...
Part 1
(EKA: Episode 2324)
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Cartoon The 3 Numero Brothers show addition and subtraction.
(EKA: Episode 2059)
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Celebrity Edith has gone through all the shoes she has in Maria's size, with only four pairs remaining: three pairs of boots and a pair of pumps. After playing "Three of These Things", Maria chooses the pumps. Edith thinks she tackle any customer now, until a female Snuffleupagus enters with a large request.
Part 2
(EKA: Episode 2324)
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Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0278)
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SCENE 3 While Uncle Wally snacks on his sandwich, Professor D. Rabbit gives a lecture about being afraid. Wally, his mouth full of food, merely nods and mumbles in agreement with the professor's talking points.
Fleas!
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Film Kids learn how to use a computer at a public school.
(EKA: Episode 1933)
F-flames
Cartoon F/f (Gordon voiceover)
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Muppets / Cast "Singing in the Shower" - Olivia, Ernie, Oscar, and Big Bird sing about how they like to sing in their various modes of cleaning (shower, bathtub, mudbath, and birdbath respectively.)
(EKA: Episode 2140)
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Film A figure skater illustrates forward and backward.
(EKA: Episode 0600)
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SCENE 4 Linda wants to show Bob a new trick that Barkley can do, but Bob must get on his hands and knees first. Instead, Uncle Wally does so. Barkley runs and jumps over Uncle Wally and then back (with the help of reversing the footage). Linda thanks Uncle Wally by treating him to lunch, while Bob stays behind. He wants to give the trick a go, but Barkley instead hops on top of him and won't move.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Charlie and Louie
Muppets Charlie is lost and finds a policeman. It's his Uncle Louie, but he doesn't recognize him in uniform. Without the uniform on, Charlie asks Uncle Louie to find him a policeman.
(First: Episode 0135)
Trafficlight
Film Traffic light.
(First: Episode 0131)
Bath time
Muppets Professor Grover, in graduation cap, takes a bath and talks to the viewers about baths. He mentions everything except the water, when his Mommy comes in and turns on the water.
AngryActor
Cartoon Actor demonstrates anger towards casting director - literally!
(EKA: Episode 2061)
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SCENE 5 Linda has Barkley get off of Bob, who berates the dog. Linda chides him and eventually, Bob apologizes. The two "kiss and make up" and give the trick another go. Once again, Barkley pins Bob to the ground.
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Cartoon Luis counts three blackbirds, which lay three eggs.
(EKA: Episode 2274)
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Muppets "A New Way to Walk," performed by The Oinker Sisters as introduced by Old MacDonald
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Film Old paper, new paper
Music: "Blue Nosed Gopher" by Graham Preskett
(EKA: Episode 0972)
E&B-ZooPlan
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie and Bert plan to go to the zoo tomorrow, but Ernie can't make up his mind. What would happen if Ernie bought a balloon, but then lost it when he gets frightened by a buffalo? Then he remembers that the zoo is closed on Wednesdays.
(EKA: Episode 0172)
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Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(EKA: Episode 0851)
Gorilla.G.words
Cartoon A gorilla names "G" words.
(EKA: Episode 2064)
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SCENE 6 Linda and the kids play with Barkley as the sponsors are announced.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on September 28, 1987 and was written by Norman Stiles.


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