Sesame Street
Plot Slimey's new girlfriend
Air date December 14, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors B, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird finds Bob anxiously waiting for the bus. He explains if it doesn't arrive soon, he won't be able to beat the downtown, rush-hour traffic. Big Bird doesn't understand what "rush hour" is, so Bob explains before boarding his bus. Big Bird is intrigued and imagines what rush hour must be like...
Song Kevin Clash sings "Rush Hour" over sped-up footage of people leaving from work.
SCENE 1 cont'd Imagining rush hour makes Big Bird sleepy, so he takes a nap on the sidewalk. Gordon steps off his bus and confusedly observes Big Bird.
Cartoon Hortense sees 5 waltzing brooms in her room.
Artist: Michael Sporn
Muppets Grover the Salesman: When Grover comes to Kermit's home dressed in salesman attire, Kermit quickly tells Grover that he doesn't want whatever it is that Grover is selling, since Grover always tries to sell him things that he has no use for. However, Grover tells Kermit that he has come to give him something: a hairpiece. Once it is on Kermit's head, Kermit decides that it doesn't look very good. Grover agrees, and offers to sell him a comb, a hair brush, some shampoo, and hair tonic.
Cartoon A honking orange ball follows signs to the EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 2125)
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0961)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert has gone to visit his brother Bart. Ernie pretends that Bert is still there using a drawing and a pillow, but it isn't the same. Then, Ernie remembers Bert will be back tomorrow, and can go back to bed.
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a buffalo.
(EKA: Episode 2494)
Insert Don Music is playing some music at Hooper's Store, but David isn't so sure about it. Don plays a medley of soft songs, then a loud one. Don realizes that the music he plays should make the customers think of food and brings in the Cooking Choir, a bunch of kids who sing about David cooking, then the customers eating.
(EKA: Episode 2407)
Animation Five ghosts carry the number 5 into a haunted house.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2255)
Muppets / Celebrity Celia Cruz and the Anything Muppets sing "Numero Comparsa."
(EKA: Episode 2345)
Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
(EKA: Episode 1885)
SCENE 2 Maria finds Oscar upset, because Slimey's got a new girlfriend - Scuzzina the caterpillar. Oscar doesn't think the relationship will work, because they're too different. Oscar also adds that Scuzzina will eventually turn into a butterfly or a moth; he can't tell which at this point. Sure enough, Scuzzina crawls into her cocoon, ready to transform...but into what?
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0406)
Cartoon The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
(EKA: Episode 2243)
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0885)

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