Sesame Street
Plot Barkley's tricks
repeat of 2398
Air date February 1, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Sponsors F, G, 3
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2674

Picture Segment Description
2674a
SCENE 1 Uncle Wally bumps into Bob on his way to Big Bird's nest, carrying a "WALK" sign. Wally is substituting for Big Bird at today's Birdketeer meeting, being made "head bird." Bob watches and Uncle Wally teaches the Birdketeers how to follow the sign. They all walk out, meaning the meeting is over.
3Cannonballmen
Cartoon Three cannonball men switch spotlights as they dance.
(EKA: Episode 2449)
Nightmare 1 & 2
Muppets Bert is out of town, so Cookie Monster spends the night with Ernie. Cookie is frightened of a shadow on the wall, but Ernie shows him it's just a coat on a chair.
(EKA: Episode 2256)
Song.DownBelowStreet
Song 14 Karat Soul sings about what's "Down Below the Street."
The Flying and Singing Cookies
Muppets Later, Cookie Monster has a bad dream in which he is surrounded by flying, singing cookies who won't let him catch them.
(EKA: Episode 2256)
F.Fire
Cartoon F for fire, fountain, face, farmer, etc.
(EKA: Episode 2496)
2674b
SCENE 2 Elmo and Barkley play the "Counting Backward" game. Though Barkley can't speak, Elmo interprets his movements as substitutions for the numbers.
Song.FrogKick
Song "Frog Kick"
(EKA: Episode 2412)
2059g
Muppets Grover compares himself and the viewer, noting how much they are alike (except for the viewer's lack of blue fur).
(EKA: Episode 2059)
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SCENE 3 While Uncle Wally snacks on his sandwich, Professor D. Rabbit gives a lecture about being afraid. Wally, his mouth full of food, merely nods and mumbles in agreement with the professor's talking points.
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SCENE 4 Linda wants to show Bob a new trick that Barkley can do, but Bob must get on his hands and knees first. Instead, Uncle Wally does so. Barkley runs and jumps over Uncle Wally and then back (with the help of reversing the footage). Linda thanks Uncle Wally by treating him to lunch, while Bob stays behind. He wants to give the trick a go, but Barkley instead hops on top of him and won't move.
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SCENE 5 Linda has Barkley get off of Bob, who berates the dog. Linda chides him and eventually, Bob apologizes. The two "kiss and make up" and give the trick another go. Once again, Barkley pins Bob to the ground.
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SCENE 6 Linda and the kids play with Barkley as the sponsors are announced.


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