Sesame Street
Plot Slimey is hurt skydiving
Air date May 2, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors B, J, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar, Gina and Luis watch as Slimey skydives from a plane above. He has a slightly bumpy landing on the circular target and finds himself unable to move. Oscar calls for the Worm Ambulance and some medics take Slimey away on a (regular sized) stretcher. Gina follows them to the hospital.
Australiamap
Cartoon A map of Australia morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2646)
StrawberryHorse
Film A girl narrates a film of herself taking care of her horse, Strawberry.
(First: Episode 2641)
EverybodysSong1978
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and The Androoze Sisters sing "Everybody's Song."
(First: Episode 2064)
MSporn.ABCsoup
Cartoon Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2003)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(First: Episode 1276)
Hippoball
Cartoon A stubborn hippo sits on a girl's ball, and she tries to figure out how to get it back.
(EKA: Episode 1124)
Film.bees
Film A beekeeper extracts honey from honeycomb.
(EKA: Episode 1215)
MartianBeauty
Cartoon "Martian Beauty" has nine hairs, nine bows, nine eyes, nine nostrils, nine arms, and nine toes.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0316)
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SCENE 2 Dr. Mudd examines Slimey's X-rays and concludes that he has sprained his middle. He wraps it with a bandage and recommends Slimey not move for while, and especially refrains from skydiving. Oscar tells Slimey he's "grounded."
2356-19
Cartoon Two itchy gorillas agree to scratch each other's backs.
(First: Episode 1456)
Song.Between
Song Jeff Redd sings "Between."
GroverDoctor
Muppets Grover goes to the doctor for a check-up, and describes to the viewer what the doctor is doing. Grover gets scared when it's time for a booster shot, but is so scared that he doesn't notice when he gets it.
(EKA: Episode 2665)
B-animation
Cartoon Letter B/b (bouncing circles)
(EKA: Episode 2222)
3957s
Song "Playground Map Song"
(First: Episode 2680)
1090-17
Muppets Two Anything Muppets (Frank Oz and Jerry Nelson) use a tape measure to figure out how far apart they are from each other. It turns out that thirty-seven feet separate them.
(First: Episode 0905)
Jenny Jeff Jacket
Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(EKA: Episode 1271)
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SCENE 3 Luis and the kids sit out on the stoop and discuss going to the doctor. When the gang returns from the hospital, Luis learns what happened and asks if there's anything he can do. Oscar has something in mind - getting lost!
1839zl
Cartoon J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
PaulSimonLBM.ABC
Celebrity Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing the African Alphabet Song.
(EKA: Episode 2431)
Rosesarered
Cartoon A peasant tries to woo a pretty girl by reciting the famous "Roses are Red" poem. The lines are fed to him by a poet behind a bush, whom she eventually runs off with.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2058)
Paintingb
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B. (edited)
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
2481-Perro
Cartoon Es un perro
(EKA: Episode 2243)
TheHeartofaFrog
Muppets Kermit the Frog goes to see his doctor, who listens to his heart. Describing what he hears as "groovy", the doctor sings "Heart of a Frog" about different kinds of noises (backed by frog nurses).
(First: Episode 2650)
1710zb
Cartoon A snake displays shapes, which are identified in Spanish.
(EKA: Episode 1710)
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SCENE 4 Slimey's worm friend Michelle spends some time with him as he recovers. He asks Oscar to play a game with them. Oscar checks if the coast is clear and sings "Three of These Things" using their games and some sandwiches. Gina happens to see this and gives Oscar a pinch on the cheek.
2795zd
Cartoon 9 Ants
Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2159)
3187c
Film Two kids watch as a veterinarian fixes a baby robin's wing, then lets it go.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2292)
3979o
Cartoon Rap #9
(First: Episode 2509)
KingWastedPaper
Muppets / Cast Bob reads "The King Who Wasted Paper."
2963-A9
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a boat.
(EKA: Episode 2503)
Cooperation-Film
Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(EKA: Episode 0988)
3187zb
Cartoon A St. Bernard helps Zork down a snowy hill, later finding out that Zork wanted to go skiing.
Artist: ArtistMike
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SCENE 5 Oscar puts up a worm-sized "Do Not Disturb" sign by Slimey so nobody bothers him. Telly wants to see how Slimey is recuperating, but is unable to read the sign because of its size. Oscar produces a larger one that's much easier to see, but Telly still can't read it - he doesn't know how.
LookCloser.house
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer." (house)
(First: Episode 2672)
1576d
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: One head wants to play the trumpet, but the other head wants to sleep.
(First: Episode 1390)
Moon.Goodnight
Cartoon The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
(EKA: Episode 2243)
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SCENE 6 Telly struggles to read what Oscar's sign says ("DO NOT DISTURB").
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SCENE 6 cont'd Luis and Gina come by Oscar's trash can, where Slimey is feeling better now. Telly rushes in, finally able to read the sign, just as Oscar takes it down; since Slimey's better, there's no need for it. Oscar puts it up again anyway, since he doesn't want to be disturbed...only Telly doesn't know what "disturb" means. When the grown-ups explain, he excitedly starts knocking on the can to tell Oscar he knows now. Big Bird announces the sponsors.


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