Sesame Street
Plot Elmo's dinosaur
Air date February 28, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors R, V, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob happens upon Elmo, poking his toy dinosaur, Ziggy, to wake him up. Bob notes that he's not sleeping - he's just running out of air. Bob begins blowing air into it.
Ball.brickwall
Animation A ball looks for its match on a brick wall.
(EKA: Episode 2018)
EverybodysSong1978
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and The Androoze Sisters sing "Everybody's Song."
(First: Episode 2064)
2623-Scuba
Film Kids compare animals and human tools and technology.
(EKA: Episode 0789)
Rhino Limerick
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1151)
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SCENE 2 Bob keeps puffing into Ziggy, getting very tired.
Tapshoes
Animation Stop-motion: tap-dancing shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2367)
1446b
Song "School Song"
(EKA: Episode 1008)
1041newsflash Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Hey Diddle Diddle
(EKA: Episode 0694)
5flies-nose
Cartoon Five flies land on a kid’s face.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1449)
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SCENE 3 Elmo encourages Bob to keep blowing, as Ziggy is nearly inflated.
Film.horseshoe
Film A girl narrates a film of her grandpa putting a horseshoe on their horse.
(EKA: Episode 0679)
Whatbelongshere
Song David sings "Can You Tell Me What Belongs Here?"
(EKA: Episode 2486)
Bridgekeeper.circles
Cartoon A young man carrying a brown paper bag walks up to the bridgekeeper and asks him if he works there. He orders him to show him whatever circles are in the bag, and to eat them. He is ordered to eat three round foods: a cookie, a pepperoni pizza, and a slice of watermelon. Once he is granted permission to cross the bridge, however, he tells the bridgekeeper that he was merely trying to deliver the latter's groceries.
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SCENE 4 Ziggy is full of air now, making Elmo very happy. Bob lies down on the stoop for a bit of rest. Elmo notices how similar he looks to the deflated dinosaur and tries to find Bob's valve so he can blow air into him.
WhatsMissing.Guitar
Cartoon What's missing? (a guitar)
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Vivian
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian is about share her vegetables with Victor when a vegetable vampire appears...named Walter.
(First: Episode 2277)
ViolinV
Cartoon V for violin
(EKA: Episode 2475)
0871e
Film A farmer takes care of baby calves.
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Lost5cartoon
Cartoon A lost number 5 looks for his brother.
(EKA: Episode 1094)
Song.birdlandjump
Muppets / Celebrity Joe Williams sings "The Birdland Jump."
(EKA: Episode 2412)
Shortywaterfountain
Cartoon Shorty reaches a water fountain with a stool.
(EKA: Episode 0984)
Winditup

Winditup2
Film A montage of the evolution of mechanical technology, from wind-up toys, to robots that can spell "SESAME STREET" with blocks, to satellite transmitters.
(First: Episode 2226)
RunRun
Cartoon Men in boxes sound out the word RUN.
(EKA: Episode 0990)
Namethatsound
Muppets Grover is a guest on the game show "Name That Sound."
(First: Episode 1643)
PDocter.Flyboy
Cartoon A determined little boy makes several attempts to fly, and eventually gets his dad to take him on an airplane.
(EKA: Episode 2029)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird, Maria, Bob and the kids gather around the garage doors, which have been mounted with a large sign reading "EGGS" with arrows pointing upward. Big Bird assumes this means there are eggs above somewhere and Maria goes to get a ladder.
Hockeyplayer
Cartoon Hockey player (Spanish).
(EKA: Episode 2228)
Prettyfish-refilm
Song David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2490)
ErnieBertPizzaGrapeJuice1
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have pizza and grape juice. Bert complains that Ernie has more of each, so Ernie tries to make it even by eating some of his pizza and drinking some of his grape juice, but then Bert has more. And so on.
(EKA: Episode 0294)
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0720)
3150d
Cartoon The Ringmaster #5: Five fantastic floating fools fall from the big blue blimp.
(EKA: Episode 2227)
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SCENE 6 Maria and Bob carry the ladder back to the arbor, when two birds arrive with shopping bags. They plan on having a big party today and Bob follows the signs, which point to a nest just above the doors with a pair of eggs in them. The eggs are scheduled to hatch today and when they do, the two birds plan to throw a party. Just then, one the eggs hatch and the baby bird address Bob as "Daddy."
ChickenFootball
Cartoon A chicken gets an idea to sit on a football and hatch it like an egg.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2455)
2head.SHAKE
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word SHAKE, and an earthquake happens.
Hideandseek.bluered
Cartoon Two dots play hide-and-seek amongst different shaped blocks.
(EKA: Episode 0833)
5roadpaint
Film Kids watch as construction workers paint a number 5 on the street using a stencil.
(EKA: Episode 0680)
Elephantneedsdirections
Cartoon An elephant asks Nesbitt for directions to the zoo, but won't listen to him long enough.
Artist: Janet Perlman
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SCENE 7 The party is underway and Bob watches the baby birds.


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