Sesame Street
Plot Sheryl and her wheelchair
Air date January 29, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Sponsors W, S, 4
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gina introduces the Two-Headed Monster to Sheryl, a young girl who uses a wheelchair. Sheryl is unable to reach the pay phones, so they all cooperate to help her make a call.
Aboveitall
Cartoon A lizard sings about how she likes to be "Above it All," as well as below.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2572)
Raposo.Dolphin
Film A dolphin walks backwards on the water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0278)
4genies
Animation Four genies carry the number 4 into a castle.
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 2244)
3960zg
Muppets / Celebrity Tim Robbins and Elmo talk about surprise.
(First: Episode 2766)
RabbitCow
Cartoon A man pulls a rabbit out of his hat, but the rabbit turns out to be a cow. "Surprise!"
Artist: John Schnall
(First: Episode 2770)
PlacidoTelephone
Muppets Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Telephone of Brazil," to the tune of "Funiculì, Funiculà."
(EKA: Episode 2400)
WashingtonStatue
Cartoon A man tries to carve a sculpture of George Washington, but the material cracks, forcing him to change it several times. He ends up using the remaining parts to make a paperweight for his plans.
(First: Episode 2768)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird confesses to Maria that he wants Sheryl to join their jump rope game, but doesn't think she can actually play (she can't jump in her wheelchair). Sheryl is delighted to be invited and offers to twirl the rope.
StopScribble
Animation Scribbles move around a black screen, until they see a STOP sign.
(EKA: Episode 1836)
Caseymcphee
Muppets Cookie Monster stars in "The Ballad of Casey McPhee."
(EKA: Episode 0533)
Hubley.snake
Cartoon A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 1885)
Makingamap
Film Kids draw a map of their neighborhood, and then learn how maps are really made.
(First: Episode 2760)
1708i
Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0929)
1396o
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(EKA: Episode 0705)
Do-with-a-pet
Cartoon What Do You Do With a Pet?
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Fay.1ball
Film Fay Ray subtracts one ball.
(EKA: Episode 2757)
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SCENE 3 Oscar presents a Grouch singer from the Caribbean swamps - Harry Bellagrouchy, who sings the "Can Banging Calypso."
Isadora's sneakers
Animation Isadora's sneakers describe all the fun they've had this past year, as the seasons change.
(EKA: Episode 2758)
RockFlip
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
4ants
Cartoon Hortense counts four ants.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2546)
SSNews.Jackandjill
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit the Frog reports on the story of Jack and Jill. Jack needs someone to go up the hill with him. First he chooses Mervin, then Francine and Gladys the Cow. Finally Jack chooses Jill, who refuses go up the hill with him again, so he asks Kermit to fill in.
(EKA: Episode 1071)
S-sing
Cartoon S for sing
(EKA: Episode 1648)
Song.Air.GuySmiley
Muppets Guy Smiley promotes the use of "Air." He leads his marching band through the walls of a barber shop every time someone there says a word out loud that rhymes with "air."
(EKA: Episode 2682)
W-Wash
Cartoon W for Wash
(EKA: Episode 2490)
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SCENE 4 The Count and some kids count a young girl's 40 hair braids.
100021
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Word.ICE
Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(EKA: Episode 1283)
Wih.Witch
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2407)
Zydeco
Muppets "It's Zydeco"
(EKA: Episode 2760)
Clumsy.feet
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0822)
Groverjesselove
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Grover and Jesse talk about love.
(EKA: Episode 2573)
3960y
Cartoon "Love" word animation
(EKA: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 5 Biff and Sully see Sheryl trying to get into the Fix-It Shop, but can't because her wheelchair can't get over the step. Biff tries to carry her and her chair in, while Sully builds a ramp instead.
3187r
Film Alphaquest: W
(EKA: Episode 2774)
3154s1
Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(EKA: Episode 2073)
2963-A12
Muppets "Street Garden Cooperation"
(EKA: Episode 2040)
2485x
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0677)
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SCENE 6 The Two-Headed Monster argues over who will carry their groceries home. Each half can't single-handed support the heavy bag, nor when they cooperate. Sheryl offers to sit the groceries on her lap as she wheels her way to their place. Biff announces the sponsors.


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