Sesame Street
Plot Slimey's new girlfriend
repeat of 2252
Air date December 14, 1988
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors B, D, 5
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2508

Picture Segment Description
2508a
Insert 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...
RushHourSong
Song Kevin Clash sings "Rush Hour" over sped-up footage of people leaving from work.
2508b
Insert
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.
Hortense5brooms
Cartoon Hortense sees 5 waltzing brooms in her room.
Artist: Michael Sporn
Kermithairpiece
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.
2356-7
Cartoon A honking orange ball follows signs to the EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 2125)
1707h
Film People of all ages ride bicycles.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0961)
3159q
Muppets Ernie & BertBert 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.
2963-D7
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a buffalo.
(EKA: Episode 2494)
CookingChoir
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)
5ghosts
Animation Five ghosts carry the number 5 into a haunted house.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2255)
Congacountingsong
Muppets / Celebrity Celia Cruz and the Anything Muppets sing "Numero Comparsa."
(EKA: Episode 2345)
Animalseatcrunchy
Cartoon Animals who eat crunchy things have nice teeth.
(EKA: Episode 1885)
2508c
SCENE 1 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?
Butterflies
Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Moon.Goodnight
Cartoon The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
(EKA: Episode 2243)
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0885)
Thebeetles
Muppets The Beetles perform "Letter B."
(First: Episode 1495)
Toon.Blowbubbles
Cartoon A boy shares his bubbles with some kids dancing in a field.
(EKA: Episode 1926)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Oscar checks out a crumpled napkin left beside Scuzzina's cocoon, which has a goodbye poem written on it. Slimey cries a little and blows his nose in the poem.
Noonsign
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(EKA: Episode 1226)
MariaLinda.Same
Cast (Same and Different) Maria and Linda dress the same, then Linda dresses differently.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
Toon.Oneboot
Cartoon B for boot
(EKA: Episode 2163)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Slimey lightly taps on the cocoon, until Oscar stops him and reminds him this won't wake her up any faster.
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
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Cartoon A Mouth whistles Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
(EKA: Episode 2212)
Khome.polliwog
Muppets Kermit sings about his youth, or as he calls it, "My Polliwog Ways".
(EKA: Episode 1443)
Toon.fromtadpoletofrog
Cartoon How do frogs make more frogs? The birth and growth of a frog is documented. At the very end, the fully-grown frog hops in the middle of a field and calls out, "Hey, Kermit!"
Artist: Cathryn Aison
(First: Episode 1232)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Now, Slimey tries to bring Scuzzina out with some sounds from his bugle.
Everybodysleeps
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps."
(EKA: Episode 0406)
CleverBill
Cartoon "The Adventures of Clever Bill!" The main character solves conflicts between two fighting giants and two fighting girls.
(EKA: Episode 2090)
The.wrong.patient
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie's doctor comes over. Ernie keeps trying to tell the doctor why he called him, but the doctor is too occupied with checking on Ernie, hardly allowing him to get a word in edgewise.
(First: Episode 0137)
2061 art
Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0318)
CRoberts.Mouseelephant
Cartoon What if an elephant and a mouse had their features switched around?
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0343)
BabyHonker
Muppets A baby Honker hatches from an egg and learns to honk like all the Honkers.
(EKA: Episode 1706)
1845l
Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0807)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Scuzzina finally emerges from the cocoon, transformed into a moth. Oscar celebrates by providing her with a rotten apple.
1186g
Cartoon Consonant Sound Limerick: D—Dog
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Supergroverelmoplay
Muppets Elmo enjoys being Super Grover's friend and thinks they're the same. Grover tries to prove they're different.
1186i
Cartoon Dogs cheer D-O-G and fight with cats.
(EKA: Episode 1148)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Maria sees how the little bug friends are doing. Scuzzina takes Slimey for a ride in the air, as Oscar announces the sponsors.


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