Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Snuffy play games / Elmo sleeps over
Air date April 8, 1988
Season Season 19 (1987-1988)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors N, S, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Today for Big Bird and Snuffy’s playdate, they’re playing restaurant. They sit down and wait for the waiter, until they realize no one is playing the waiter. Big Bird assumes the role and brings Snuffy a bowl of cabbage soup. He finds it hot and tries to cool it down by blowing on it, blowing away the table.
2096v
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
PIYNWasington
Muppets Bob imagines himself in 1789, and meets two of the people in George Washington's neighborhood, the candlemaker and the saddlemaker.
Bridgesquare
Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square
(First: Episode 1618)
500017
Song "Five Onstage Dancers"
(EKA: Episode 0671)
Gorflach
Cartoon Roxanne and Violet Gorflatch are alike in many ways, but different in others.
(EKA: Episode 2352)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird has a game for them to play: The Three Little Pigs. Big Bird has made a cardboard house for himself to be in as a pig. Snuffy plays the wolf, and blows the house down.
Ringmaster12
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches.
(EKA: Episode 1456)
1706m
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pillow.
(EKA: Episode 1706)
2682d
Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: instead of a parachute, the girl is carried to the ground by four birds.
(EKA: Episode 2423)
GroverKateFaces
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Kate make faces.
(EKA: Episode 0795)
Hotdogbun
Animation Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
(EKA: Episode 1240)
News-Hopping
Muppets / Celebrity Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit watches as Suzanne Farrell does some hopping. He joins in until he collapses.
(EKA: Episode 1498)
Twelvia
Cartoon "The Story of Princess Twelvia".
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2011)
1845i
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a laughing man.
(EKA: Episode 1845)
AskOscardeafassistant
Muppets / Cast Ask Oscar: Linda's friend Timi assists Oscar, translating Oscar's words in sign language. Oscar answers a letter from someone who wants to know what the longest Grouch word he knows is. Oscar states that the word is "supercalifragilistic-yucka-alidocious" (a reference to "Mary Poppins"), which is hard to sign, especially when Oscar repeats it many times.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
2356-23
Cartoon A ball goes up and down a musical staircase.
(EKA: Episode 2230)
Alphabet01

Alphabet02
Animation The alphabet is presented using many materials and writing methods.
E&B--Painting
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses and a beard on Bert.
(First: Episode 0365)
Beso
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(EKA: Episode 0433)
3161w
Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0581)
Noimage
Film Speedo Skato Bridge - Version 1 (0:21)
Farley-ME
Muppets Farley looks for ME.
(EKA: Episode 0724)
Toon.BoydrawsME
Cartoon A boy draws a portrait of himself and calls it ME.
(EKA: Episode 2124)
1056d
Insert Olivia sings "Children of the World."
(EKA: Episode 1012)
Toon.Table
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(EKA: Episode 0772)
Treesurgeon
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(EKA: Episode 1244)
Toon-NeedleThread
Cartoon A needle and spool of thread cooperate to fix the king's torn pants.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1733)
BringThatThing

BringThatThing 2
Muppets Game Show: Bring That Thing
Stevie and Jonathan Martian need to find three things that help to see in the dark in sixty seconds. They bring a flashlight, a lamp, and the moon, (which they have to quickly zoom back into space to get). Their jackpot prize is a pot of lightning bugs.
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Cartoon Gordon voiceover N/n
(EKA: Episode 2283)
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SCENE 3 Elmo is excited about his first night sleeping over at Big Bird's nest. Big Bird decides to read "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" to Elmo and Gordon, but he realizes that he left his book at Snuffy's. Wishing they could've heard the story, he subconsiously begins to recite it from memory and Elmo falls fast asleep.
2678-Itchy
Song Joe Raposo sings "Flies on Animals" over footage of animals bugged by pests.
(EKA: Episode 0700)
S-Snail
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1158)
Ernie Lallaby Bert
Muppets Bert is having trouble getting to sleep. Ernie suggests singing a lullaby to him. He sings one to the tune of "Brahms' Lullaby" and Bert falls into a deep peaceful sleep. Ernie tells Bert to wake up now; it's Ernie's turn to go to sleep, so it's Bert's turn to sing a lullaby now.
(EKA: Episode 1331)
SB--NNail
Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
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SCENE 4 Elmo compliments Big Bird's storytelling talent (even though he fell asleep). Gordon tucks Elmo in his sleeping bag and reminds him and Big Bird that it's time to really go to sleep. As Elmo nessles in, he's startled to see two moving lumps that appear everytime he's in his sleeping bag. Gordon assures Elmo that he's probably imagining. When Elmo sees the lumps a third time, Gordon unzips the sleeping bag to reveal that the lumps were just Elmo's feet. Snuffy announces the sponsors.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on November 18, 1987.


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