Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird's taxi
Air date December 26, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Sponsors R, Y, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird pulls a wagon down the street, pretending it's a taxi. It comes in handy when Gordon needs to move his broken (and heavy) TV set over to the Fix-It Shop.
Cecille.UpDown
Animation Cecille sings “Up Down, In Out, Over and Under.”
(First: Episode 2746)
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Muppets Ernie and Bert cooperate to make Ernie's bed. Ernie notices that on his bed, which Bert is preparing, there is one side where the blanket is shorter than the other. Bert suggests that Ernie and him cooperate while making the blanket even on both sides, in the process the blanket is shorter at one side than the other.
(EKA: Episode 1388)
Jazzyspies3
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Film-RiverLife
Film A man and children observe the life along the river.
(EKA: Episode 1540)
Toon.R.Robber
Cartoon R is for Rooster, and Robber, and Rake ...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 2 Oscar sings "I'm So Happy Bein' a Grouch."
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Film Lobster fisherman
(EKA: Episode 0966)
Ringmaster3
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 3 high-flying felines (cats to us) who fall into a barrel of water.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2164)
CongaCountingSong
Song "Conga Counting Song"
DogBanana
Muppets Is Barkley a DOG or a BANANA?
Toon.bluepinkmen
Cartoon Blue and pink characters fight for a spot on the subway, until Pink spots an open seat.
(EKA: Episode 1136)
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Muppets / Cast Luis reads the kids "The Story of the Princess." A prince happens upon a sleeping princess, but finds no successful way of waking her up. He recalls the Sleeping Beauty method and kisses her, which wakes her up, but also turns him into a frog.
Ballooneleph
Cartoon A man tries to push a huge balloon elephant through a narrow doorway, and a girl helps him by deflating it.
(EKA: Episode 2179)
Deserttravel
Film A boy who lives in Arizona narrates a film of himself and his family, who travel through a canyon with their sheep to stay at their summer house.
(EKA: Episode 2678)
Typewriter.Y
Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1858)
Hot!
Muppets The Hispanic community of Anything Muppets sings "It Sure is Hot!"
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Cartoon A man (Jim Thurman) is told that his dog looks thirsty, and says that his dog is a hot dog.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1299)
TLSG.Swing
Animation Teeny Little Superguy: Two boys are fighting over a swing, so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2363)
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Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(EKA: Episode 0901)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and the kids measure things with a ruler, after having been taught how to use it by Maria. They try to measure Slimey, but can't get an accurate number because he keeps squirming around. Big Bird concludes that he's "however long he wants to be."
RalphMarvin
Cartoon Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose and ears.
(EKA: Episode 0831)
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Film Sounds around the house #1
(EKA: Episode 1706)
Ruler.dawwghouse
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(EKA: Episode 0824)
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 2649)
Toon.Yak
Cartoon Y for Yak
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1858)
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Muppets / Celebrity Ray Charles, Telly, Elmo and the kids sing "The Alphabet Song."
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster says RUN!
(EKA: Episode 1446)
Cayard.kittykitty
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1102)
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Film Two boys walk though a city neighborhood to some funky break dancing music.
(EKA: Episode 2679)
Rhino Limerick
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1691)
ForgetfulsRide
Muppets Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: it has four legs, a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
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Cartoon A man tries to get directions to a parking space, and eventually uses a map to get there.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
SnailShell
Animation A snail shell is uncovered in the sand.
(EKA: Episode 2058)
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Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(EKA: Episode 2257)
Toothpaste
Muppets The Singing Dentists sing "Say Toothpaste, Somebody!"
(EKA: Episode 2735)
UncleAlStory
Cartoon Uncle Al tells his nephew a story about a dog he had, but gets mixed up with the details.
Artist: Marv Newland
(EKA: Episode 1145)
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SCENE 4 Maria finishes working on Gordon's TV and he again struggles to carry it home. Big Bird is still availible to transport it, despite changing his taxi to a truck.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on October 11, 1990 and was written by Robert Kelly.


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