Sesame Street
Plot Maria cleans to prepare for the baby
Air date May 10, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Sponsors J, V, 8
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Luis takes a call from his Tio Jose, while Maria cleans the apartment to get ready for the baby (though Luis would prefer she take it easy).
Do-with-a-pet
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(First: Episode 0465)
Monstersgrowup
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, doing a "slow-breaking human interest story," asks monsters at a day care center what they want to be when they grow up, and every time they tell him, he rewards them with a cookie. Cookie Monster, posing as a baby ("Cry cry cry, sniffle sniffle sniffle"), claims he wants to be an orthodontist. However, Kermit gets wise to his scheme, and instead rewards him with a wind-up toy bridge of false teeth.
(EKA: Episode 1346)
Detective.Lever
Cartoon A detective sees a lever and wonders what will happen if he pulls it.
1447-Whales
Film Kids narrate footage of whales.
(First: Episode 1266)
Grover-Rhymes
Muppets Grover is about to talk about rhymes when a fox shows him a box that has locks and a hand inside that knocks and drops rocks and socks. An ox comes by and reveals he's the owner of the box. After all the commotion, Grover tries to finish his talk, but can't think of any rhymes.
(First: Episode 2572)
Hatch8
Cartoon 7 chicks plus 1 alligator makes 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
David2613
SCENE 2 Maria has gone to Hooper's Store to relax a little. She minds the store while David makes a delivery and finds herself cleaning around the store as well.
Animaldoctor
Film / Song "At the Animal Doctor": Two boys take their dog to the vet
(EKA: Episode 1016)
2head.bubbles
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster blows bubbles.
(EKA: Episode 2403)
Jaguarpuzzle
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
TLSG.sleep
Animation Teeny Little Superguy shows his friend Harry the importance of sleep.
(EKA: Episode 2546)
IHeardMyDogBark
Cast Gordon sings "I Heard My Dog Bark" as Susan, Bob, Uncle Wally, and some kids make the animal sounds.
(EKA: Episode 2258)
2401-Street
Cartoon A bird talks to a girl about what's inside the street. When she questions his credibility, he stammers, "A little worm told me!"
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2312)
3459cookiediana
Muppets Cookie Monster and Diana talk about ideas.
(First: Episode 2582)
2356-32
Cartoon The Ringmaster showcases eight skating penguins.
(EKA: Episode 1733)
2477o
Film Trees are very nice places, for animals and for people.
(First: Episode 0455)
V-for-volcano!!!!
Cartoon V for volcano
(EKA: Episode 2258)
KidsLovetoBrush
Muppets The Bicuspids sing "Kids Just Love to Brush."
(EKA: Episode 2565)
Shadowpuppetdog
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(EKA: Episode 1200)
AnnieEyeball.Wetthings
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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SCENE 3 Maria is about to head home, when she gets an idea to teach the viewer about litter. Oscar can't believe his ears when she asks him to throw some trash all over the sidewalk, which she then starts to clean up.
Unpajaro
Cartoon Un pajaro.
(EKA: Episode 2291)
1706h
Muppets Harry Belafonte and The Count sing "Coconut Counting Man."
(First: Episode 1692)
VirgilVeep
Cartoon Two men, one named Virgil Veep, discuss the letter V as they stand atop a capital V.
(First: Episode 0110)
Character.breakfast
Muppets Captain Breakfast unsuccessfully encourages a little girl to eat breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
(EKA: Episode 2142)
1448-Math
Cartoon Four plus one makes five.
(EKA: Episode 1448)
Film.Falltowinter

Inthesnow
Film A boy narrates a film of what happens when it changes from fall to winter.
(EKA: Episode 2459)
Count8sheep
Cartoon A sleepy man counts 8 sheep. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 2402)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird asks if Maria can clean his nest next, but she's now out of her cleaning mood. They sit on the stoop and take it easy, when Maria feels a sudden pushing from her chest. The two count between pushes to make sure the baby is coming or not.
ManLegs
Cartoon Which legs belong on the man?
(First: Episode 1691)
Ernie.HomeAlone
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie realizes that Bert's not home and that he can do whatever he wants. He acts out a typical scenario in which he plays the radio loud and Bert tells him to turn it down ... but it doesn't feel the same without Bert around.
(EKA: Episode 1949)
Triangleinspace.DavidVO
Video Triangle in space (David voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2164)
1957-Fish
Film A garfish swim around.
(EKA: Episode 0712)
Kermitsongit'salive
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "It's Alive."
(First: Episode 2029)
1709p
Cartoon A little man misplaces his J under his hat.
(EKA: Episode 0231)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird has counted over 100 seconds and there doesn't seem to be any indication the baby is coming. He goes off to play in the meantime. As the sponsors are announced, Maria feels more pushing coming on.


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