Sesame Street
Plot 40 milk jugs are delivered to Hooper's Store
Air date November 29, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors M, O, 11
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Picture Segment Description
BeABirdketeer
Insert Big Bird and the Birdketeers show the viewer how "You Can Be a Birdketeer."
(EKA: Episode 2258)
1092-06
Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
3140k
Celebrity Madeline Kahn sings, "Mmm...Madeline."
BiffSullypiano
Muppets Biff and Sully are about to start work, when Biff realizes he forgot his portable radio. He tells Sully not to start work until he comes back with it, but every time he's about to leave, he hears Sully doing a different kind of construction work. Sully's noisy building results in a piano, which Sully plays as Biff works.
(EKA: Episode 2201)
Film.Cookiesforgrandma
Film Wendy makes cookies with her grandmother. They later visit Wendy's great-grandmother at the nursing home, and give her some of the cookies.
(EKA: Episode 2244)
Triangleinspace.DavidVO
Video Triangle in space (David voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2164)
CountSnuffyTrampoline
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!
(EKA: Episode 2362)
1800-27
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 11 purple pooches.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1347)
2125q
Film A figure skater illustrates forward and backward.
(EKA: Episode 0600)
Cookiecoat
Muppets A female Anything Muppet goes shopping for a fur coat and ends up wearing a monster (Cookie Monster, to be exact).
(First: Episode 0145)
Clumsy.feet
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0822)
2096r Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a pencil with a broken point, and demonstrates the fun you can have with it.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
2623-Flowers
Film Scenes of flowers set to harmonica music
Noimage
SCENE 1 David is beside himself when he arrives to open Hooper's Store and finds 40 gallons of milk sitting outside the front door. David tries calling the delivery company, insisting he was only supposed to receive 14 gallons. The delivery man isn't availible to be reached, nor can they send over somebody to correct the order; their recommendation - start drinking. Oscar comes over to witness David's bad mood first hand.
1091-07
Cartoon M in space
(EKA: Episode 0543)
3-Dolphins
Film Three dolphins jump together.
(EKA: Episode 0874)
E&BErniePlaystheDrumsWhileBertKnocks
Muppets Ernie & BertBert goes out to mail a letter, and depends on Ernie to let him in when he knocks. Instead of letting Bert in, Ernie repeats his knocks on the drums.
(First: Episode 0280)
TheStranger
Cartoon "The Stranger" - a song about a baseball team hesitantly allowing a newcomer to join them, who ends up helping them win the game.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2256)
Hotdogbun
Animation Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
(EKA: Episode 1240)
Pageant-seasons
Muppets Pageant: The Four Seasons
(First: Episode 1165)
SignManMilk
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(EKA: Episode 1188)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Gina is certain they can sell all the milk before any of it spoils. Maria and Luis stroll in and Gina pitches various things they could eat that require milk in the recipe. She hopes they'll take several gallons, but they only walk away with one.
Toon-NeedleThread
Cartoon A needle and spool of thread cooperate to fix the king's torn pants.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1485)
Bigkidscry
Muppets "Big Kids Cry"
(EKA: Episode 1710)
Toon.firstmate
Cartoon A captain and a first mate think they have planned ahead well for their trip at sea, but they forgot to take in the anchor.
(EKA: Episode 1740)
Snocone
Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(EKA: Episode 0695)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Placido Flamingo has caught word of Hooper's milk problem and has a solution of his own - he's written an opera entitled "The Student Cow," where a cow goes to college and all the students want milk. After his song, a cow enters the store, having heard the song, and offers them a jug of her own milk.
Spanishtoon.Opera
Cartoon La letra O - opera, oeste, orquidea, ojos, ocho, y el orquestra de orangutanes.
(EKA: Episode 0413)
Greenhouseeffect
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(EKA: Episode 1230)
KermitElmoPostoffice
Muppets Elmo bumps into Kermit the Frog on the way to the post office, begging to help him with one of his demonstrations, during which the post office closes - a perfect prompt to demonstrate closed.
MforMask
Cartoon M for Mask
(EKA: Episode 2448)
Witches
Muppets Three witches attempt their own individual spells, which don't work out to their liking. They decide to cooperate by bringing all of their ingredients together, thus making chicken soup.
(First: Episode 0407)
GrocerySt re
Cartoon The O falls off a man's grocery store sign; he tries replacing it with a donut, then a pizza, neither of which work. Finally, the sign man paints it on.
(EKA: Episode 1272)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Oscar is upset to see all the milk is gone, save for a bottle to share between David and Gina. David informs him that someone from the delivery company was able to come over and take back all the unneeded milk. A Muppet man enters and orders a glass of milk, just as the supply is all gone. He begins to rant and rave, to Oscar's delight, as Luis announces the sponsors.


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