Sesame Street
Plot A day with Tracey Ullman
Air date March 30, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors G, K, 10
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Picture Segment Description
Muppets Ernie and Bert search for Dr. Livingstone in the jungle.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1246)
SCENE 2 Bob meets Sasha (Tracey Ullman), who runs into her old friend Max Monster. They try to have a get-together, but keep forgetting their previous engagements. Bob suggests they write their appointments in a book so they can work around them.
Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
Ladysmithblackmambazo Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Cartoon Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
(EKA: Episode 0592)
Film Operation Playground: A group of students at P.S. 87 come up with ideas for a new playground, and raise money for the effort. Together with their parents and other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Cartoon The Carrot
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1211)

SCENE 3 Fish seller Trasha (Ullman) gives some Grouchy voice lessons to Grundgetta, while Oscar watches. They are shocked to learn Trasha wasn't always so Grouchy and flashes back to her mentor, Professor Piggens (played by a Cockney Oscar). He teaches her a Grouchy song - "Grouches in the South of France." After the flashback, Grundgetta begins to get the hang of the accent.
K for kite
Cartoon K for kite
(EKA: Episode 0811)
2096h Muppets Muppet & Kid: Grover asks Maya to help him follow an arrow. The arrow changes direction until Grover falls down, exhausted.
(EKA: Episode 1931)
Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(EKA: Episode 0851)
Muppets A shark sings about his "Perfectly Pearl-White Teeth."
(EKA: Episode 1446)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(EKA: Episode 2257)
SCENE 4 Tracey reads Big Bird and the kids the story of "Bert's Cowboy Hat," leading to...
Fish Cowboy Hat
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie tries to put a pot on Bert's head. Bert asks Ernie why he's doing that, and Ernie says that he broke a cookie jar. Ernie has to put the cookies somewhere, so he put them in the sugar bowl – and put the sugar in the flowerpot, which meant that he had to put the flower in a milk bottle. He put the milk in the soda bottle, the soda into the fishbowl, and the fish in Bert's cowboy hat. Bert asks, "Now what am I going to wear when I want to play cowboy?" Ernie puts the pot on Bert's head and says, "Ride 'em, cowboy, Bert!"
(First: Episode 0279)
Snocone Film Footage of a city neighborhood; includes shots of a sno-cone vendor.
Singer: "¡Linda paloma!"
(EKA: Episode 0695)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(EKA: Episode 2062)
Cartoon A hand draws a guitarist serenading a maiden, as well as the background.
{(EKA: Episode 0822)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Gone With the Wind"
(EKA: Episode 2393)
SCENE 5 Tracey and some kids play a game with Mr. Honker, a Dinger, and a duck.
SCENE Tracey sings "Sing About Baby."

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