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."
(First: Episode 2556)
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.
Cartoon ifwedare
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(EKA: Episode 1093)
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)
3stripes
Cartoon Three stripes form a jazz trio.
(EKA: Episode 2410)
Noimage
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.
BlueGorilla
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
3154r

3154s
Muppets "A New Way to Walk," performed by The Oinker Sisters as introduced by Old MacDonald
(EKA: Episode 2398)
0926zd
Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
2257b
Film Six apples minus three equals three
(EKA: Episode 2257)
3142i
Insert Big Bird reads a poem about how hard it is to be a sheep, and become cold when giving up one's wool: "So let's be fair when snow is deep, let's put the sweater on the sheep." Accompanied with cotton sheep illustrations.
(EKA: Episode 2636)
1854-Ruler
Cartoon A construction worker explains the uses of a folding ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0592)
EdithPricklySellsShoes
Celebrity Maria and Grundgetta wander into a shoe store so Maria can buy some shoes. The sales woman, Edith Prickley (Andrea Martin), tries to find the right size shoe, but none of them are the right size. Maria shows her how to use the foot scale, which shows her shoe size. They begin looking for the right looking shoe...
Part 1
(EKA: Episode 2324)
0926v
Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song"
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Toon.BESOletters
Cartoon The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
(EKA: Episode 0869)
EdithPrickleyToTT
Celebrity Edith has gone through all the shoes she has in Maria's size, with only four pairs remaining: three pairs of boots and a pair of pumps. After playing "Three of These Things", Maria chooses the pumps. Edith thinks she tackle any customer now, until a female Snuffleupagus enters with a large request.
Part 2
(EKA: Episode 2324)
200012
Cartoon A football player talks about his favorite sport.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
Noimage
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.
Angryannie-korty
Cartoon "Angry Annie": A small girl vents her rage at the world, frustrated by the problems of everyday life, until her younger brother offers her part of his orange.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2352)
Mpiece.oneflew
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
BlindKidFilm
Film A blind boy narrates his day. He reads braille, adds with an abacus, and plays in the playground with his friends.
(EKA: Episode 1762)
GforGiggle
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(EKA: Episode 0305)
Noimage
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.
200006
Cartoon Typewriter: F for Fly
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0812)
2head.toothbrush
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns how to use a toothbrush.
(EKA: Episode 2523)
3161v
Cartoon A bird transforms into a plane, a car, a cat, a fish, a submarine, Submarine Man, and back to a bird.
Artist: Vince Collins
(EKA: Episode 1646)
Film.Spellingbee
Film Students prepare for a spelling bee.
(EKA: Episode 2208)
3doctors
Cartoon Three doctors cure a sick 3.
(EKA: Episode 2107)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Linda and the kids play with Barkley as the sponsors are announced.


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