Sesame Street
Plot Jamie Lee Curtis visits
Air date February 20, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Norman Stiles
Sponsors N, V, 4
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Jamielee

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Elmo has Gordon read him a letter he received today. The letter tells Elmo that a friend will be visiting him at Hooper's Store at 4 o'clock. Before Gordon can finish, Elmo states it's from his friend Jamie Lee. He knows this because his daddy read it to him earlier. Gordon asks why he's reading it again now and Elmo replies that he loves hearing it and asks Gordon to read it again.
Film.Chores
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
4dolphins
Cartoon Four dolphins
Artist: Owe Gustafson
TwentySomething
Muppets The Count invites the Countess to his castle to watch their favorite show, "twentysomething", where a couple (played by themselves) and Prairie Dawn learn that "twentysomething" is not a number.
FleaCamp
Cartoon A flea sets up camp on a dog.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1058)
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SCENE 2 At 3:30, Elmo checks the time on a clock on Maria's workbench. He runs to and from Hooper's, checking the time and hoping he won't miss Jamie Lee when they arrive. Maria has a better idea - put the clock at Hooper's so Elmo won't have to run back and forth. Elmo eventually moves it, finding the running to be much fun.
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Cartoon Gordon voiceover N/n
(EKA: Episode 2283)
3141j

3141k
Muppets NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(EKA: Episode 2176)
2356-38
Cartoon Before dinnertime, a boy discovers a worm under a rock and some baby birds in their nest.
(EKA: Episode 1709)
PlaygroundRhyme
Film A girl wants to learn a playground rhyme after watching some other girls do it, so one of them teaches her.
(EKA: Episode 2345)
V in space
Cartoon V in space
(EKA: Episode 0560)
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SCENE 3 Elmo is getting a little tired of running, so Maria recommends he stop, rest and play a game of "Three of These Things." After the game, Elmo rushes back to Hooper's, since Jamie Lee is late.
LettersCDROM-big
Cartoon Knights use different words for "big."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2291)
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
2096m
Song "Me and My Chair"
(First: Episode 1706)
Bae9
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the movies, Ernie sits behind a woman wearing a tall hat.
(EKA: Episode 0677)
Floralpattern
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
(EKA: Episode 2277)
Jamielee
SCENE 4 Elmo's friend Jamie Lee finally arrives - Jamie Lee Curtis to be exact. The two run to each other in slow motion and embrace with a hug. Elmo then starts a game of tag with her.
2096s
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
Song.DownBelowStreet
Song 14 Karat Soul sings about what's "Down Below the Street."
Soundofmusicgrover
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "The Sound of Music"
(EKA: Episode 1929)
2356-6
Song Joe Raposo sings "Bein' a Pig."
(First: Episode 2356)
Insideherry
Muppets Kermit shows what's inside of Herry Monster using the X-ray machine.
(EKA: Episode 1974)
Beginningmiddleend
Cartoon "Beginning, Middle, End"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
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SCENE 5 Jamie Lee is tired of tag and Elmo suggests they pretend instead. Jamie Lee pretends to be fishing, while Elmo is "a fish called Elmo." He leaps into her "boat" and starts yet another game of tag.
LEPH!
Cartoon The letters H, E, L and P try to arrange themselves to form the word "Help" while stuck on an island.
(EKA: Episode 2502)
001
Muppets Phil Harmonic introduces Ernie and Placido Flamingo, who sing "Up and Down Opera" to demonstrate up and down.
(EKA: Episode 2478)
MyDogPete!!!
Cartoon A loud-voiced girl talks about her dog, Pete.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1453)
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SCENE 6 Jamie Lee finishes a piggy back ride Elmo and says it's time to say...but, before she can finish, Elmo mopes. He assumes she's saying "Goodbye" and will miss her. She assures Elmo that they'll still write to each other, talk on the phone and meet up again soon. But, she points out that what she was going to say was, "Tag! You're it!"


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