Sesame Street
Plot Finding 40 parts of the body
Air date January 30, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors M, U, 18
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly has volunteered to help Count von Count count 40 body parts. The Count assigns Telly to come up with a list of body parts, which he will then count. Telly frets over how he'll come up with so many parts. He receives some help from Maria, Bob and Uncle Wally, who all sing "I've Got Two."
1576f
Cartoon Animated quilt patterns.
(EKA: Episode 1545)
Cubanpicnic

Cubanpicnic2
Film A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture.
(First: Episode 2760)
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Cartoon Don't mess with the Mighty M.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1839)
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SCENE 2 Telly's list has 12 parts now and he begs Oscar to help him. Oscar declines and calls him "worry face." This inspires Telly to sing "Right in the Middle of My Face" and finds three more body parts to remember (nose, mouth and chin).
Songkran
Animation "We Are Kids From Far and Wide": Jittar, who lives in Thailand, describes the holiday of Songkran.
(First: Episode 2765)
2125h
Muppets Game Show: To Tell A Face
The object of the game is to identify the face of a relative. The contestant in this skit is Baby Bobby, who must identify his grandmother.
(EKA: Episode 2125)
Families.KidsDrawings
Animation Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroses as pets.
(First: Episode 2759)
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SCENE 3 Bob needs to catch his bus, but the Count stops him and starts singing "Counting Toes." Telly is pleased that 10 more body parts have made it to the list, while Bob struggles to put his shoes and socks back on to catch his incoming bus.
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Cartoon Toothpaste March
Artist: Ray Favata
(EKA: Episode 1446)
GroverGirlBody
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Grover talks to Chelsea about what their eyes, ears, nose, and mouth can do. Chelsea mentions that they both have them and also have hands, feet, bellies, necks, arms, backs, and shoulders. Grover replies they have a cornucopia of parts, which means they have a lot of good stuff.
(EKA: Episode 2453)
Melvinsmuscles
Cartoon Melvin the Moving Man has magnificent muscles.
Music: Dick Lavsky and Alan Cagan, Narrator: Allen Swift
(EKA: Episode 0276)
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Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(EKA: Episode 1009)
BruceMoose
Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(EKA: Episode 2589)
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SCENE 4 Telly leads the kids in a performance of "Shake Your Wrist." After the song, he only has five more body parts to go.
It's the ocean
Cartoon Cap'n Feenie asks, "What is it?" It's the ocean.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2745)
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Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper goes to a man and asks, "Can I take a picture of U?" The man gives him permission, but Harvey tells him that his shoes are untied, and when the man looks down, Harvey slaps the letter U on top of his head and takes a picture of it.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
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Cartoon A cowboy sings about "Feelings That Are Real."
(EKA: Episode 0954)
RobinWilliams.knees
Celebrity Robin Williams demonstrates the uses of knees.
(First: Episode 2765)
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Song "Elbows and Knees"
(EKA: Episode 2641)
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SCENE 5 Telly inadvertently gets more body parts from Maria - shoulders (which she shrugs) and the back (when he gives her a pat).
Bellhop18
Cartoon The Bellhop is told that somebody at table 18 has a phone call, and after he struggles to get to the table, he is told to take a message.
(EKA: Episode 2639)
2362-Scales
Film In a classroom, kids learn the musical scales through various exercises.
(EKA: Episode 2362)
Greeny!!
Cartoon An orange ball tries to pet a green ball, which growls, scaring him away.
(EKA: Episode 2574)
TV Chair Battle
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie and Bert play tricks on each other in order to sit in the TV chair, until they realize they both fit in it. HErry tricks Ernie and Bert into leaving their chair so that he can sit in it. Ernie and Bert decide that if the chair can hold two, it can hold three as well, so they cram their way into the chair with Herry. When they realize that they're watching something only Bert would enjoy, they leave Bert alone.
(EKA: Episode 0898)
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Film The crosswalk light says WALK.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
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SCENE 6 Telly only needs two more body parts. He again asks Oscar for help and realizes Oscar's eyebrows help bring the total to 40!
Mustwatchgame!
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(EKA: Episode 0600)
10CommandmentsofHealth
Muppets "The Ten Commandments of Health"
(EKA: Episode 1163)
Dinosaurrock
Cartoon A caveman sits on what he thinks is a rock, not realizing that it's a dinosaur, which is alive.
(EKA: Episode 2064)
ItsEasy
Song "It's Easy"
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Girlguitarcartoon
Cartoon A picture of a girl playing a guitar is drawn as off-screen kids (speaking English and Spanish) try to guess what the drawing will be.
(First: Episode 0406)
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SCENE 7 Telly lists off all the body parts he's found today, as Kathleen points them out on her body and the Count counts. The Count thanks Telly for his diligent work and asks him to find some more groups of 40 to count, suggesting 40 parts of a tree or parts of speech. Telly makes a hasty exit.


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