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Episode 2573

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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird plays with the kids
Air date March 22, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors H, X, 3
Syndication
Releases

MissMyX

Picture Segment Description
2573a
SCENE 1
Big Bird tries to make two lines of kids, but finds the groups are uneven. Suzie (who's in a wheelchair) offers an idea - making one line. Once accomplished, they play parade.
2963-B5
Film
Two apples balance on a block seesaw.
(EKA: Episode 2176)
SwimmingRabbit
Cartoon
Ivy Austin sings about a rabbit's day of eating grapes and swimming with pals.
MissMyX
Celebrity
Patti LaBelle sings "Oh, How I Miss My X".
SSBrandX
Cartoon
Brand X
(EKA: Episode 0351)
EB.snowclothes
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie is wearing winter gear, and asks Bert to guess what is in his gloves and hat.
2356-30
Cartoon
A man counts 40 stars at night.
(EKA: Episode 2269)
2573b

2573c
SCENE 2
Bob is about to give a letter to Oscar and asks Uncle Wally for various protective things, knowing ahead of time Oscar is going to trick him somehow and get him wet or muddy. When they arrive at his trash can, Bob is ready to get hit with something, but Oscar simply takes the letter and leaves. Bob gets upset, having gone through the trouble and asks Oscar to get him wet. Oscar refuses and goes into his can again. Furious and upset with his treatment, Bob begins taking the stuff off; Oscar chooses now to change his mind and have Fluffy squirt him.
Detective.Hippo
Cartoon
The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
2096s
Film
Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 2096)
3960y
Cartoon
"Love" word animation
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Ssnews.chooseprince
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that the man she intends to marry has small ears, bulgy eyes, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(EKA: Episode 0952)
3136zb
Cartoon
Three mice (Swedish animation)
(EKA: Episode 1707)
Prettyfish-refilm
Song
David sings "I'm Pretty" over a film of fish and other sea creatures.
Re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 1899)
2573d
SCENE 3
Big Bird reads the story of "The Bird Queen's Crown". Anastasia acts out as the bird queen, who lacks a crown. Her subjects bring her crowns shaped in a square and triangle, which she tosses into the royal wastebasket. She discovers the wastebasket is round like her head, making it the perfect crown.
H-tunnel
Cartoon
H/h (with voiceover by Roscoe Orman)
(EKA: Episode 2282)
HowNowBrown
Muppets
How Now Brown and the Moo Wave perform the song "Danger's No Stranger."
(EKA: Episode 2487)
Hiddenobjects
Animation
Can you find the hidden objects in the picture?
(EKA: Episode 2415)
Treesurgeon
Film
Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(EKA: Episode 1244)
Groverjesselove
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Jesse talk about love.
Tapshoes
Animation
Stop-motion: tap-dancing shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2367)
AskOscar-X
SCENE 4
In another edition of "Ask Oscar", Oscar is asked what the letter X is good for. Oscar shows that the letter X can be used to cross out his daily annoyances, such as bothersome neighbors, annoying letters and annoying letter readers (Telly).
400021
Cartoon
Cat / fat / hat / sat / rat / bat / scat / splat / flat / pat
(EKA: Episode 0814)
Song.ilikealaska
Song
Joe Raposo sings "I Like Alaska", along with a montage of kids saying what their hobbies are, and what they like about their community.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
Whatsmyjob1

Whatsmyjob2
Muppets
Guy Smiley hosts "What's My Job?" in which blindfolded monster contestants guess the occupations of different professionals, including Sonny Friendly.
Splasho.Beforeafter
Cartoon
The Magnificent Splasho demonstrates before and after.
(EKA: Episode 2282)
2573e
SCENE 5
Elmo invites Suzie to go on a walk with him and learns why she's in a wheelchair, which she gives him a ride in.
2573-Sand
Cartoon
Sand H/h
2573-Shadow
Film
Shadow-puppet rabbit
(EKA: Episode 1113)
BeforeAfterCircus
Cast
In a circus routine, Luis the ringmaster demonstrates "before" and "after". Freeze-frame technology allows his assistant, Linda, to show each action as she jumps through a hoop, slips on a banana peel, and gets a bucket of water thrown at her face.
(EKA: Episode 0670)
3139l
Cartoon
A man (Jim Thurman) is told that his dog looks thirsty, and says that his dog is a hot dog.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2504)
ForgetfulsRide
Muppets
Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: it has four legs, a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
2477d
Film
How sweaters are made from sheep's wool.
(EKA: Episode 1057)
OldMacdonald.Dots
Animation
Blue, red and yellow ovals play "Old MacDonald".
(EKA: Episode 2164)
2573f
SCENE 6
Big Bird and the kids are about to paint, when he realizes it's time to say goodbye. He has them paint the sponsors and they sign off.


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