Sesame Street
Plot Mumford's duck lays an egg
Air date April 20, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Sponsors T, U, 4
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SomeonesHere

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird shows Snuffy a picture he's drawn of himself as a baby. Snuffy doesn't remember ever seeing Big Bird look like that, when he's reminded that he was born after Big Bird. He does have another drawing of the two together.
123Family
Song "Mom and Me"
(EKA: Episode 2519)
4genies
Animation Four genies carry the number 4 into a castle.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2244)
Bath time
Muppets Professor Grover, in graduation cap, takes a bath and talks to the viewers about baths. He mentions everything except the water, when his Mommy comes in and turns on the water.
(EKA: Episode 2398)
Elephant toon
Cartoon Elephants have 4 legs.
(First: Episode 0560)
2059y
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be. (re-recorded music)
(First: Episode 0004)
Trianglemuseum
Cartoon A blue triangle looks for his friend in a museum.
(EKA: Episode 1854)
AskOscardeafassistant
Muppets / Cast Ask Oscar: Linda's friend Timi assists Oscar, translating Oscar's words in sign language. Oscar answers a letter from someone who wants to know what the longest Grouch word he knows is. Oscar states that the word is "supercalifragilistic-yucka-alidocious" (a reference to "Mary Poppins"), which is hard to sign, especially when Oscar repeats it many times.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
1186c
Cartoon I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
(EKA: Episode 1186)
EB.HappyBirthdayToU
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(First: Episode 1306)
Cartoonup
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
2682r
Film Seashells form various patterns in the sand.
(EKA: Episode 2256)
Mysterybox
Muppets Kermit explains to the viewers that he put something in a box, and whoever guesses what was in the box could keep what is in the box. Cookie Monster comes along and guesses it's a cookie, then gives up after three guesses. Kermit reveals it's an orange (which he thinks should have been a dead giveaway), and refuses to give him a cookie afterwards, but Cookie Monster gives a heartfelt speech and ends up getting a cookie anyway.
(EKA: Episode 2546)
3142j
Cartoon Is no one afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?
(EKA: Episode 2405)
14KaratSoul
Celebrity 14 Karat Soul sings about school.
(First: Episode 1665)
Schoolsignspin
Film SCHOOL: the sign spins around.
(EKA: Episode 0942)
1576d
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: One head wants to play the trumpet, but the other head wants to sleep.
(First: Episode 1390)
TypewriterT
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(EKA: Episode 1046)
2546-Letter
Film At school, a boy wants to be friends with a classmate, so he writes her a letter.
(EKA: Episode 2546)
Song.scratchmyback
Muppets Bip Bipadotta leads "Scratch My Back" as a song about two monsters named Jack and Jill who swear that they will always be there to scratch each other's backs.
(EKA: Episode 2424)
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(EKA: Episode 2545)
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SCENE 2 The Amazing Mumford calls everyone out to the street with some wonderful news - his assistant duck and her husband have made an egg, which their baby duckling will soon hatch from.
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ...
(EKA: Episode 0821)
Film.bees
Film A beekeeper extracts honey from honeycomb.
(EKA: Episode 1215)
2499-Measure
Cartoon An orange creature shows things that measure.
(EKA: Episode 2018)
SimonCallOriginal
Muppets Simon Soundman sounds out the word "call", and then demonstrates some calls of his own — including a bird call, cow call, pig call, and telephone call.
(First: Episode 1700)
3958s1
Cartoon A girl talks about preparing to play with her new sled.
(EKA: Episode 0543)
Onelittlepenguin
Film A kid recites a poem about adding penguins.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0266)
2485o
Muppets Ernie & Bert — On the deck of The Love Boat, a uniformed Ernie expresses how much he loves this boat. "Ernest" shares his love with Amanda, a grumpy patron, a fish, and soon several passengers who join them in their love for this boat.
(First: Episode 1958)
Utrain
Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
1845l
Film A baby chick hatches from an egg. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0807)
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SCENE 3 Mumford wants to show off his new letter T trick, but since his assistant is busy sitting on the egg, he's recruited Barkley to replace her. The dog runs off to chase something in the distance. Mumford's duck still wants to keep her career and be a mother and volunteers to take part. Mumford waves his wand and the mother duck now has a letter T on her head, while the father takes a turn sitting on the egg.
T-treasure
Cartoon T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
(EKA: Episode 2140)
Film-EyeDoctor
Film Stacy gets an examination at the eye doctor's and receives a new pair of glasses.
(EKA: Episode 1457)
Mpiece.updownstairs
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: Upstairs, Downstairs
(EKA: Episode 1271)
Updowncartoonman
Cartoon A man demonstrates "up" and "down."
(First: Episode 0276)
SomeonesHere
SCENE 4 Everyone gather 'round as the duckling hatches from the egg. They all sing "Someone's Here With Us Who Wasn't Here Before."


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