Sesame Street
Plot Recalling times of pain
Air date April 27, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors Q, V, 3
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Picture Segment Description
Gina-followleader
Cast Gina plays and sings "Follow the Leader" with the kids.
Tapshoes
Animation Stop-motion: tap-dancing shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2367)
Grover at the Supermarket
Muppets Grover waits in line at a supermarket. He generously lets two people go in front of him, but then explains that you can't always let everyone go before you, or else you'll never get to the register yourself. When he finally gets to the register and is first in line, the cashier says the register is closed. Grover considers following a customer to a pickle party ...
(EKA: Episode 1939)
3181-Elephants
Film Elephants in the zoo.
(EKA: Episode 0337)
2963-C11
Cartoon A boy builds a house out of blocks, and when the girl builds a Victorian house, the boy calls her a copycat.
(EKA: Episode 0872)
Vivian
Muppets All My Letters: V
Vivian is about share her vegetables with Victor when a vegetable vampire appears...named Walter.
(First: Episode 2277)
V-van
Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1454)
CountSnuffyTrampoline
Insert Mr. Snuffleupagus is invited to jump on Big Bird's trampoline, and the Count decides to count how many times Snuffy jumps. He counts a total of 19 1/2 -- his last jump bounces him to the top of 123 Sesame Street!
(EKA: Episode 2362)
3Cannonballmen
Cartoon Three cannonball men switch spotlights as they dance.
(EKA: Episode 2449)
Soundsaroundthehouse
Film Sounds around the house: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(EKA: Episode 1949)
2men.ideas
Cartoon Once there were two men. Each had his own idea. One man told his thought to the other man, then the other man told his idea to the first man. Now both men knew twice as much.
(First: Episode 0268)
Eb.sitting
Muppets Ernie & BertBert asks Ernie to help him carry his heavy groceries, but Ernie is too busy thinking about all the things he can do as he sits in a chair: breathing, listening, and smelling.
(EKA: Episode 1449)
Squarestring
Cartoon The Square
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Kammikluuk
Song "Ookyook Song," a Joe Raposo song with the Alaskan words for all the things you need to put on when it's ukiuq (winter).
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Honkerscountto3
Muppets The Honkers count to 3. (Part 3 only)
(First: Episode 1458)
0926p
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
RealGrouches01

RealGrouches02
Insert Oscar hosts "Real Grouches," the show that showcases talented Grouches from around the world. First, Romeo Scuggs plays his screechy violin. Then, Luba Merquick performs a song on a screechy blackboard. Finally, the mysterious "Bob the Blob" appears, playing a nice song on his flute. It turns out to be Bob in disguise.
(EKA: Episode 2403)
Qballoon
Cartoon Q/q (balloons)
(EKA: Episode 2495)
2head.manners.spoon
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns to use manners while eating with a spoon.
(EKA: Episode 1405)
HubleyCatandMouseChase
Cartoon A cat chases a mouse into a mouse hole. The cat and mouse make music as they hit the wall, until the cat breaks through the mouse hole.
Artist: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0265)
Seijiozawa Muppets /
Celebrity
"Pretty Great Performances" features Placido Flamingo singing "Italian Street Song" with the All-Animal Orchestra, led by conductor Seiji Ozawa
(EKA: Episode 2485)
2257x
Cartoon "Five Baby Oysters"
(EKA: Episode 2257)
LearningLogo
Film Some kids learn how to use Logo, a computer programming language, to draw shapes on computers.
(EKA: Episode 2003)
RumbaPencils
Cartoon Rumba pencils (first, last, Crazy Melvin)
(EKA: Episode 0666)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Gina and Uncle Wally tend to Leko's scraped knee and Gina recalls helping Elmo remove a splinter from his foot.
RCondie.Birdsong
Cartoon A boy sits in a forest and plays the flute along with the birds' songs, but becomes sad when woodsmen demolish the forest. He plants more trees for the birds to live in.
Artist: Richard Condie
(EKA: Episode 2292)
FayRay.OneofTheseThings
Song "One of These Things" (with Fay Ray)
Cookie10
Muppets Cookie Monster goes to the bakery for a special birthday cookie. The baker lists all the ingredients of the cookie, as Cookie visualizes it. The visualized image looks so delicious that he eats it.
(EKA: Episode 0428)
Toon.3blackbirds
Cartoon Luis counts three blackbirds, which lay three eggs.
(EKA: Episode 2274)
ItsEasy
Song "It's Easy"
(EKA: Episode 1736)
2752-Snail
Animation It's a snail!
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2553)
Newsflashinvisible
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog interviews the Invisible Man, who tap dances for him, and later introduces his family which crowds Kermit. All that is seen of the Invisible Man and his kin are their hats.
(EKA: Episode 1107)
V-vine
Cartoon Violet climbs a vine with V words.
(EKA: Episode 0429)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Telly Monster recalls once hurting his thumb and imagines everyone acting out a poem about what they couldn't do without thumbs.
2059t
Cartoon Square in space.
(First: Episode 1554)
MeganCast
Film Megan goes to the doctor and gets a cast on her arm so it can heal.
(EKA: Episode 1288)
CombYourFace
Muppets Furline Huskie sings "Comb Your Face."
(First: Episode 1851)
0871l
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(EKA: Episode 0441)
EBBedtimePigeon
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Early in the morning, Ernie sees some pigeons through the window, and wonders if he should wake Bert.
(First: Episode 1187)
BusStop.Verbitsky
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2505)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gina and the kids play as the sponsors are announced.


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