Sesame Street
Plot Irvine at day care
Air date March 23, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors C, Z, 10
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Picture Segment Description
Elmo'sSong
SCENE 1 Elmo writes his own song and sings it for Big Bird and Snuffy, who then wish that they had their own songs. Elmo lets them insert their names into the lyrics, resulting in "Big Bird's Song" and "Snuffy's Song."
Bellhop10
Cartoon The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
(First: Episode 2507)
E&BattheBeachwithToughEddie
Muppets Ernie & Bert — A tough guy named Tough Eddie accidentally knocks over Bert's sand castle while he's sleeping. Ernie points that out to Eddie, and Eddie tells Ernie, in a threatening tone of voice, that he's "got something" for Bert. It turns out to be an ice cream cone.
(First: Episode 0482)
WinterRiver
Film Kids narrate a film of how a river is formed.
Oldc 06
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Grover is playing an old man in a rowboat, which is on a giant letter C.
Hubley.Penguintap
Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0272)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Maria and Oscar drop Gabi and Irvine (respectively) off at Lillian's day care. Irvine starts wailing, causing Natasha to spill her juice.
1041Zebra Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(EKA: Episode 0307)
Yipyipphone
Muppets The Martians find a telephone.
(EKA: Episode 0409)
Film.Gazelle
Film A gazelle runs fast across a plain.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0829)
BCayard.Pyramid
Cartoon The king of the Farcums wants a pyramid built; he and his subjects get inspiration from a seesaw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2631)
Candice-Cookie
Celebrity Candice Bergen stops by the Fix-It Shop to check on her boombox, which Maria has just fixed. She tests it out with a cassette of "C is for Cookie," which she lip-syncs and dances to (complete with props).
SB--CCarrot
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(EKA: Episode 1885)
Film.babylearnstowalk
Film Human and animal babies learn to walk.
(EKA: Episode 2124)
GuyAudience
Muppets Guy Smiley takes his 39-member studio audience to a restaurant, but there is no place for him to sit.
(First: Episode 2646)
Geese.Fierlinger
Cartoon A satellite view of the earth is shown on television, while a group of geese decide to fly south.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Noimage
SCENE 3 Lillian checks out the finger paintings the kids have made. Irvine's paper is completely blank - she's painted her bib instead.
Pinball.10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0990)
News-WrongDwarves
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit meets the Seven Dwarves, seemingly from the Snow White story. However, in this version each is named after (and represents) an emotion. (Kermit ad-lib: "Hey Dulcy, we got the wrong dwarves again!") They are named Cheerful, Sad, Lovey, Angry, Proud, Surprised and Fearful.
(EKA: Episode 2415)
Yoyoman.boygetslost
Cartoon A boy gets lost, and encounters a man with a yo-yo, who tells him to remember everything he passed.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0668)
2362-Scales
Film In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
(EKA: Episode 2362)
2356-9
Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(EKA: Episode 0971)
Noimage
SCENE 4 As Oscar sorts his trash, he wonders how Irvine is doing at day care and starts singing "Thinkin' of You," while Slimey and Fluffy dance along.
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(EKA: Episode 0872)
TwoHeadFeelingSong
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster demonstrates feelings through song.
Fay.add4balls
Video Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(First: Episode 2612)
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)
Recycle-paper
Film How paper is recycled
Noimage
SCENE 5 It's naptime for the kids, but everyone seems a little active. Lillian sings to them about how they're all like a "Daytime Family," which quiets them down and puts them to sleep...except for Irvine.
It's the ocean
Cartoon Cap'n Feenie asks, "What is it?" It's the ocean.
Artist: ArtistMike
Bertfeelssad
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie notices Bert looking sad for no reason. Ernie lists a number of reasons to be sad, and then Bert feels better, but now Ernie has become sad for no reason.
(EKA: Episode 2528)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(EKA: Episode 0154)
2096i
Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
TodaysDrawing.Nurse2
Animation Today's Secret Drawing will be a nurse.
(EKA: Episode 0264)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Maria and Oscar come by to collect their wards. Oscar is immensely pleased with the mess Lillian's apartment has become, as well as Irvine's painted bib.


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