Sesame Street
Air date February 27, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors A, T, 4

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gina finds Telly, a Honker and the kids having a "goodbye ceremony" for his broken, toy fishing pole. He recalls the fun times he's had with it (including he and the Honker fishing for Gina's donut in the arbor). Gina respectfully places it in the trash afterwards. Luis happens by, ready for a fishing trip. He invites Telly along and has a new fishing pole he can use.
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Cartoon Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': Two caterpillars form T and t.
(EKA: Episode 2269)
Arrow-Song
Song Luis sings "Follow the Arrows" as a man does so.
(EKA: Episode 2376)
CHinton.Gracias
Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man falls into a hole, and a dragon helps him out.
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 2425)
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Muppets Ernie and Bert: Was Bert captured by martians?
(EKA: Episode 1208)
Pinball4
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #4
(EKA: Episode 1199)
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SCENE 2 Ruby asks Gina to help get ready to play by placing her homemade glitter bow on her head. However, Ruby can't decide if she wants the bow on the front of her head or the back.
WillyWimpleWater
Cartoon Willie Wimple went a-boatin' and polluted the river.
Artist: Abe Levitow
(EKA: Episode 0857)
Canttakethat
Muppets "They Can't Take That Away from Me": Cookie Monster's six cookies are subtracted down to zero.
(EKA: Episode 2375)
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Film A giant panda walks around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0926)
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Cartoon A - acrobat ball
(EKA: Episode 2453)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
(EKA: Episode 1500)
Elmo.explorer
Insert Elmo explores Sesame Street, and observes Susan as she grades test papers.
(EKA: Episode 2396)
T-treasure
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(EKA: Episode 2234)
Film.Fruitsalad
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Galway.animals
Muppets Pretty Great Performances: James Galway and the All Animal Chamber Ensemble perform a work by Johann Sebastian Fox.
Triangleinspace.DavidVO
Video Triangle in space (David voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2164)
Song.Bones
Muppets The Count sings about bones.
(EKA: Episode 1386)
Alphabetbully
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(EKA: Episode 0300)
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(EKA: Episode 0826)
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SCENE 3 Oscar tells Maria his problem - he wants to go to the dump, but if he does, he'll miss a call from his Aunt Crabella. Maria offers to answer it while he's gone, but every time she picks up the receiver, Aunt Crabella has hung up. When Oscar returns, he tells Maria that's his aunt always calls, without answering.
Alligator-elephant
Cartoon An alligator and an elephant chat about how to remember their names.
(EKA: Episode 1343)
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath." (re-filmed version)
Waiter-poetic
Muppets Waiter Grover has a new method of remembering orders: He makes up a poem to remember what is ordered and who ordered it. Mr. Johnson orders a cheeseburger with a pickle and French fries, which Grover interprets as "Round and tasty on a bun, pickles, French fries, yum, yum, yum!" However, he brings Mr. Johnson a grapefruit on a bun.
(EKA: Episode 2440)
4ants
Cartoon Hortense counts four ants.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2546)
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SCENE 4 Snuffy is taking a picture of Gina and her friend, Mike. But, Gina fusses over keeping her hands in or out of her pockets. Mike offers a solution - they hold hands.
InOutBarrel
Cartoon A blue man demonstrates in and out with the help of a barrel.
(EKA: Episode 2363)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers form a rectangle.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
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Film Lobster fisherman
(EKA: Episode 0966)
The A box!
Cartoon A man displays his invention, the A-box, which only takes the letter A.
(EKA: Episode 1204)
Song.thisfrog
Muppets This Frog
(EKA: Episode 1075)
Mind.Box
Cartoon I've got a mind: squares make a box.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1195)
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SCENE 5 Telly has made his own story, "The Great Giant String Bean." Maria flips through the pages as Telly reads the story: a large string bean feels out of place in the garden and tries disguising itself with a shirt and wig. Soon, they all discover the string bean was actually a stalk of broccoli. Gina announces the sponsors.


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