Sesame Street
Plot Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!
Air date April 12, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by David Korr
Sponsors S, W, 6
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Snuffy tells the viewer that Alice will be giving them the welcome today. They've been practicing a lot and finally finally greets the viewer, saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" Snuffy considers this a close-enough attempt and beams with pride. He has her do it again for Luis, who is left very confused.
AnimalDept.1-10
Cartoon "Animal Elevator": 1-10
(First: Episode 2530)
Muppets bigandsmall
Muppets A group of Muppets split into two separate teams for a game -- however, one of the small ones points out that they've split into teams of big players and small players. They eventually agree to play Tiddly-Winks.
(EKA: Episode 0298)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(EKA: Episode 2490)
Film.Were5
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(First: Episode 1403)
2356-25
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1428)
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SCENE 2 At Hooper's Store, Elmo has Gina help him demonstrate rhyming by placing items into objects they rhyme with (socks in a box and rag in a bag). He then orders some grapes in a bowl and milk in a glass, which Gina notes don't rhyme. Elmo states they're something yummy in his tummy.
Rhymeswithballtoon
Cartoon Words that rhyme with BALL
(First: Episode 0773)
2490.film.SALIDA
Film SALIDA (word spins around)
(EKA: Episode 0974)
Song.healthyfood
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Healthy Food."
(First: Episode 2404)
FishBird.clay
Animation Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in.
(First: Episode 2564)
GordonWand
Cast Gordon and the word "wand."
(EKA: Episode 2490)
Catfollowsqueak
Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 1952)
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SCENE 3 Alice is still proudly saying "Wigwamm-froo-SMOSSmee-Sreep!" over and over. Snuffy tries to get her mind off it with a round of "Three of These Things." He inadvertently reminds her of the welcome afterwards.
Hubley.stop
Cartoon S is for subway, sailboat, sled, scooter, skates, skis, and stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0278)
E&BCookieReminder Muppets Bert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
(First: Episode 0095)
StickFigSalida
Cartoon Two stick figures use the salida.
DanzaTennis
Muppets / Celebrity Tony Danza and Big Bird play tennis without a ball, and count twenty hits, while Kevin Clash announces.
(EKA: Episode 2255)
2417-Counting
Cartoon Counting 1 to 6 with fruits and veggies
(EKA: Episode 2163)
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SCENE 4 Elmo happens by the Fix-It Shop, where Luis is quickly able to tell him how many miles away the Sun is, how many feet are in a mile and how many inches are in a foot. Elmo is amazed at how fast Luis was able to impart all that information, as Luis snaps for every "just like that" he says. Luis points out that know, Elmo posses the information and can share it just as quickly. Elmo is proud of this fact, but wishes he can snap as well as Luis too.
Shoemaker
Cartoon A shoemaker shows how he measures (human) feet with his ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0760)
GroverTorian.frontback
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover shows Torian the difference between back and front.
TLSG.School
Cartoon Teeny Little Superguy explains to Eugene why going to school is important.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1966)
CombYourFace
Muppets Furline Huskie sings "Comb Your Face."
(First: Episode 1851)
6snakes
Cartoon 6 mice, 6 snakes, 6 fish, 6 monkeys, 6 witches
(EKA: Episode 2179)
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SCENE 5 Snuffy hopes the next event will make Alice forget about the welcome phrase, as Meryl Sheep takes to her lectern to recite a W poem. Unfortunately, it concludes with the phrase "Welcome to Sesame Street," setting off Alice once more.
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Carassembly
Animation A dune buggy is assembled.
(EKA: Episode 0543)
SSNF Shoe2
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(EKA: Episode 1050)
6SoccerSocks
Cartoon "Six Soccer Socks"
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2490)
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SCENE 6 Slimey crawls down a book of Grouchery Rhymes as Preposterous watches him slowly. Grundgetta sees this and assumes Preposterous is smart enough to read. Maria points out what's actually happening.
Wilbur
Cartoon W For Wilbur
(EKA: Episode 0433)
2257zd
Muppets Clementine plays a game with the viewer to see if they can guess what Forgetful Jones is riding on.
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Film.Monkeyscleaning
Film At a zoo, monkeys clean each other and run around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2505)
2096v
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(First: Episode 0414)
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SCENE 7 Snuffy has Alice say "bye-bye" to the viewer, which she now repeats over and over.


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