Sesame Street
Plot Saxophone school
Air date February 19, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors L, U, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Elmo wants to have an adventure right here on Sesame Street. Gina doesn't think he'll experience anything out of the ordinary, until Gladys the Cow rolls by on some skates.
2485s
Cartoon ADVENTURE! A man and woman escape a boulder, a crocodile, and other obstacles.
(EKA: Episode 2256)
0756
Muppets Ernie tells the viewer to watch and listen for Cookie Monster, so he won't take the cookie which Ernie just got from Hooper's Store. Ernie encounters a machine that reads "Your Fortune Told. Insert One Cookie." Not realizing that Cookie Monster is inside the machine, he inserts the cookie. Some munching noises are heard, and a card comes out that says, "You will soon be kissed by a grateful Cookie Monster."
(EKA: Episode 0756)
1845n
Film A man and a little girl perform small aerobic workouts.
(EKA: Episode 1845)
Seijiozawa Muppets / Celebrity "Pretty Great Performances" features Placido Flamingo and the Sesame Street All-Animal Orchestra, led by conductor Seiji Ozawa.
(EKA: Episode 2485)
1845p
Cartoon Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(EKA: Episode 1201)
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SCENE 2 As if they're auctioneers, Maria, Luis and David quiz the kids on various shapes. David uses Oscar's trash can lid to illustrate a circle. Oscar chimes in with the correct answer so he can slam the lid shut.
Song.11Morning
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0514)
2293s
Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(EKA: Episode 1222)
Listening
Muppets Kermit explains the importance of listening, using the Two-Headed Monster as an example.
(EKA: Episode 1933)
1800-8
Animation Three rocks use different methods to get across a lake.
(EKA: Episode 1459)
Film.Flamingos Film Flamingos walk around to classical music.
(First: Episode 2498)
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2505d
Insert Big Bird, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Gordon, and Susan observes some of Mr. Snuffleupagus's home movies, including the one titled "Snuffy's First Steps."
(EKA: Episode 2505)
2293.MotherBird
Cartoon In the forest, a small tree feels insignificant, until a mother bird gives him a pep talk.
(EKA: Episode 1931)
EB.HappyBirthdayToU
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(First: Episode 1306)
2609-Bayou
Film A man takes two kids on a boat ride through the Louisiana bayou.
(First: Episode 2520)
TwoPlusOne
Cartoon A boy does an addition problem in his head: 2 + 1 = 3.
(EKA: Episode 1781)
PIYNWasington
Muppets Bob imagines himself in 1789, and meets two of the people in George Washington's neighborhood, the candlemaker and the saddlemaker.
(EKA: Episode 2460)
LampAssembly
Animation A kerosene lamp assembles itself in stop-motion.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
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SCENE 3 Telly greets Maria while armed with a cool pair of shades and a saxophone. He's been attending Hoots the Owl's saxophone school and places a (slightly off) scale for her. Telly "slices" to school, followed by some similarly-shaded kids and even Luis.
Plantcartoon
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Character.bats
Muppets The Count sings "The Batty Bat."
(First: Episode 2096)
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Cartoon L for Lion (sand)
(EKA: Episode 2107)
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Film (LA) City Shapes II (Rectangles/Circles) (1:09)
(EKA: Episode 1965)
Clumsy.2holes
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0440)
GroverElevatorFrontandBack
Muppets Grover the Elevator Operator demonstrates front and back by telling the passengers on his elevator where to stand.
(EKA: Episode 0330)
2860.FatCat
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(First: Episode 1101)
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SCENE 4 At saxophone school, Hoots takes attendance and tells the class today's lesson will be a review of the scales. Telly takes a turn, but his sax makes a strange sound. Luis inspects the instrument and finds Telly's shades have fallen inside.
1736w
Film Saxophone factory
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoonup
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
GroverErik.surprise
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Erik surprise each other.
(First: Episode 1689)
Pinball11
Cartoon Pinball #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1034)
3164o
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)
Linoleum
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(EKA: Episode 0321)
2485p
Cartoon L - shooting stars
(EKA: Episode 2313)
Doitbymyself
Film "I Can Do It By Myself"
(EKA: Episode 1736)
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SCENE 5 Telly asks Hoots when they'll be able to play a full song. Hoots assures him with practice, he'll be doing it in no time. Hoots plays one final riff to signal everyone to say "Goodbye!"


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