Sesame Street
Plot A visit from migrating birds
repeat of 2535
Air date January 11, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Sponsors G, R, 3


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird discovers a pair of sleeping birds in his nest. They wake up and introduce themselves as Peter-Paul and Marilou. Peter-Paul begins to explain how they've been flying south for the winter and need some rest, when Marilou suggests they sing instead. The two birds proceed to sing about how they've flown 40 miles from home. Big Bird allows them to stay and rest.
Zork.Australia
Cartoon Zork lands in Australia, where a kangaroo greets him.
Artist: ArtistMike
1446e
Film Exploring on the ocean rocks
(EKA: Episode 1446)
3816zg
Cartoon Gordon voiceover R/r
(EKA: Episode 2405)
Erniepaints
Muppets Ernie and Bert decide to use both Bert's canvas and Ernie's paints to paint a picture of something. Bert wants to paint a bowl of oatmeal, but Ernie wants to paint a purple monster. Finally, they decide to paint a purple monster eating a bowl of oatmeal.
(EKA: Episode 1446)
SwimmingRabbit
Cartoon Ivy Austin sings about a rabbit's day of eating grapes and swimming with pals.
(EKA: Episode 2573)
IceFishing.Alaska
Film A boy who lives in Alaska narrates a film of himself going ice-fishing with his grandfather and sister.
(EKA: Episode 2375)
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Cartoon It's a squirrel
Artist: Ishu Patel
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SCENE 2 Snuffy and Alice stop by the nest to play with Big Bird. Alice has a hard time being quiet to prevent the migrators from waking up. They do anyway and asks for someplace to get some birdseed. Big Bird leads them to Hooper's Store, while Snuffy stays behind with Alice, who's fallen asleep herself.
QuietHippoLoudMouse
Cartoon A hippo who lives in the country, and likes it quiet, is disturbed when a mouse, who likes it loud, moves in.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1452)
2head.SCHOOL
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the sign atop a miniature school building, and observes a small group of children that run out of it. Once they've left, the monster picks up the now empty building, and declares, "School's out!"
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Song School Song"
(EKA: Episode 1008)
Toon.3Cuckoos
Cartoon Three birds enter a cuckoo clock to do their job.
(EKA: Episode 0543)
3142m
Cast Linda signs as Gordon says "Rain" and gets wet.
SomebodyComeandPlay.Snowleopards
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play."
Snow leopards version
(EKA: Episode 2638)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Gina comes over to the outside table to take the birds' order. They open their mouths wide, acting as if a mother bird is going to feed them. Peter-Paul apologizes and, at the suggestion of Marilou, sings a song about how they used to be fed. Since they're so used to being fed, Gina acts like a mother bird to feed them their birdseed.
Seasonschange.computer
Animation As the seasons change, so do one's outfits. (early computer graphics)
(EKA: Episode 1926)
Rollercoaster123
Film Rollercoaster 1, 2, 3: powder version
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Gustafson.3penguins
Cartoon Three penguins dance.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2164)
Elmo.JuliaRoberts
Muppets / Celebrity Julia Roberts and Elmo show afraid.
Blockcivilization
Animation In stop-motion, blocks stack and arrange themselves to form zoo cages, arches, and a whole city.
(EKA: Episode 1459)
5-Horses
Film Kids count 5 racehorses.
(EKA: Episode 2244)
Toon.Lookbothways
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(EKA: Episode 2228)
Raposo.3isMyFavoriteNumber
Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(EKA: Episode 0581)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Big Bird wonders why the birds have to fly south, since he doesn't do it himself. Marilou recites him a poem about why some birds migrate during the winter. She and Peter-Paul fly off to Miami, leaving Big Bird saddened.
Baldeaglefilm2
Film A bald eagle flies over houses, a beach, and other locations.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0411)
SandG
Animation Sand G / g
(EKA: Episode 1448)
Kermit.dodeduck
Muppets "Do De Rubber Duck"
(First: Episode 2304)
1736s
Cartoon A wizard turns into R things.
(EKA: Episode 0901)
Song.DownBelowStreet
Song 14 Karat Soul sings about what's "Down Below the Street."
(EKA: Episode 2674)
2061 art
Film Three kids want to paint, but each of them has only one item, so they all cooperate.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0318)
Clumsy.2holes
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0440)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Big Bird misses the birds, when his phone rings. The call is from Peter-Paul and Marilou, who've made another pit stop and decided to call Big Bird on a payphone. He asks where they are and based on their descriptions of their surrounds and the nearby people, he sees that they're merely down the block by the Fix-It Shop. They hang up and head off, though Big Bird assumes their trip is going to be longer than expected.
TravisTravel
Cartoon Travis Travel demonstrates different methods of transportation.
(EKA: Episode 1459)
Frog on the Street - Loud and Soft
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit asks a man (Jim Thurman) on the street if he can help demonstrate the difference between loud and soft.
(EKA: Episode 1452)
EdgarTurtle.GreenGrow
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Green Grow the Rushes, O."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2440)
1710j
Cast Maria as Charlie Chaplin -Long, Longer, Longest
(EKA: Episode 1460)
3peas
Cartoon Hortense counts 3 peas.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2714)
RaposoFight
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0823)
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SCENE 6 Peter-Paul and Marilou write Big Bird a postcard, wishing he were there with them. It turns out they're still on Sesame Street, and Big Bird happens by them. They're happy to see their wish came true.


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