Sesame Street
Plot The baby will be coming soon.
Air date May 10, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Sponsors D, F, 5


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Maria and Luis are looking forward to the arrival of their baby. They fantasize about what it will be like to raise their child as they sing "Oh My Baby" - Maria thinks it will be a boy, while Luis thinks it will be a girl.
Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog, and fantastic.
(EKA: Episode 1446)

Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What's My Job?" in which blindfolded monster contestants guess the occupations of different professionals, including Sonny Friendly.
(EKA: Episode 2573)
Film A boy goes to the dentist and gets his teeth cleaned.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0881)
Cartoon Lazy Wanda's knees converse with each other.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1114)
SCENE 2 The Count also likes to imagine what it will be like when Maria's baby is born. He imagines her having one baby after another, until she explains that they're only having one. He thinks she'll be a great mom.
Animation Five ghosts carry the number 5 into a haunted house.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2255)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
Refilmed version
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
(EKA: Episode 2292)
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
(EKA: Episode 2399)
SCENE 3 Maria, Luis, and some kids gather in the arbor as Snuffy recites a poem he wrote about the similarities and differences between babies and grown-ups, which Alice helped him with.
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(EKA: Episode 2226)
Cartoon Small B, Small D
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1186)
Film Fay Ray subtracts three balls.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Sarah talk about the word QUIET.
Muppets / Celebrity The Professor (Sid Caesar) explains the laws of physics, which begin with soft and loud (as demonstrated by Fluffy).
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(EKA: Episode 2499)
Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: Willy Pinkham, intern at the rubber glove factory, invents the balloon.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Cast Gordon, Gina, and Linda demonstrate the word HOT.
Animation A black cat chases after a white one, until a white lion steps in.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0269)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Mary's Little Lamb
After an interview with Mary, the lamb follows Kermit.
(EKA: Episode 2059)
Animation A hand draws a ditch, and some kids try to figure out a way to get across it.
(EKA: Episode 2244)

SCENE 4 Biff, a father of four, gives Luis some advice on raising a child: fathers have to know how to say the alphabet and how to count, so they can teach their kids the same. They practice doing so, and Maria brings back Biff's baby daughter Mary-Biff, so he can demonstrate to Luis his third piece of advice: showing that you love your kids.
Cartoon A young man carrying a brown paper bag walks up to the bridgekeeper and asks him if he works there. He orders him to show him whatever circles are in the bag, and to eat them. He is ordered to eat three round foods: a cookie, a pepperoni pizza, and a slice of watermelon. Once he is granted permission to cross the bridge, however, he tells the bridgekeeper that he was merely trying to deliver the latter's groceries.
Film Some kids watch as a tree surgeon does his job.
(EKA: Episode 1244)
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells a knock-knock joke which results in a "D" on his opponent's chest.
Cartoon Sign Man: DON'T WALK
Film Two kids help an old Chinese man get his dragon kite in the air.
(EKA: Episode 0792)

SCENE 5 Simon Soundman would like to give the baby a gift, but he has had to choose between a *BARK! BARK!*, a *BAAA!*, a *QUACK QUACK*, or a *NEIGHH!*. Luis thinks he's referring to toy animals, but Simon has all the actual ones outside! He decides, instead, to give the baby the toy lamb he had when he was a baby.
Animation Teeny Little Superguy notices his friend Alice wanting to join a baseball game. He gives her the idea to go over there and ask them if she can play.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2481)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: It's cold outside, so Bert tries to ask Ernie to play a game with him. Ernie keeps bringing winter equipment into the room, thinking Bert wants to play outside. It turns out he just wants to play a game of checkers.
(EKA: Episode 2227)
Cartoon OOOH DANNY! (Milly & Molly hang picture)
(EKA: Episode 2107)
Muppets "Fat Cat"
(First: Episode 0536)
Cartoon Two heads think of F words, ending with "finished."
(First: Episode 0128)
SCENE 6 Maria and Luis admire Simon's baby toy, as The Count announces the sponsors.

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