Sesame Street
Plot Everyone prepares for the big hurricane
Air date February 25, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Sponsors A, D, 0
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 As harsh winds blow, Telly, Big Bird, and Elmo observe the adults putting tape of their windows. They split up and ask the adults what a hurricane is.
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Countelevator
Muppets Count Von Count works as an elevator operator, with Kermit the Frog as his customer.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
2356-23
Cartoon A ball goes up and down a musical staircase.
(EKA: Episode 2230)
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SCENE 2 Oscar enjoys the storm, until Gordon points out Oscar should plan as well. Oscar makes sure all his pets are safe inside the trash can. Maria and Luis then tell him it’s not safe for him and his can to be outside, so they pick it up and bring it into 123.
2356-39
Film A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(First: Episode 0407)
LongTimeNoSee
Muppets "Long Time, No See"
(EKA: Episode 2648)
2963-A3
Film Alphaquest: D
(EKA: Episode 2749)
CHinton.Gracias
Cartoon A Spanish-speaking man falls into a hole, and a dragon helps him out.
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 2290)
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SCENE 3 Gina is about to take Big Bird to Maria and Luis’ apartment, until she finds he’s only packed a flashlight. She tells him he may be inside for a while and needs to prepare more. In a fast-motion sequence, he begins tossing various items into his suitcase. Gina thinks that’s plenty, until Big Bird remembers one more thing he need...
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SCENE 3 cont’d ...his best friend, Snuffy!
2648.where-d-go?
Animation Where do the Ds fit?
(EKA: Episode 2256)
Amigo
Muppets Betty Lou learns some Spanish words from her friend Carlos, including "Amigo."
(First: Episode 1966)
AwwNuts
Cartoon Stop-motion NUTS
(EKA: Episode 1228)
FirstLastRemake
Muppets Grover tries to demonstrate first and last by being first in line, but the other monsters keep switching on him.
(EKA: Episode 1613)
ItsRaining?
Cartoon A boy thinks it's raining outside, so he puts on his rain gear and goes outside, only to find sunny weather. It turns out the lawn sprinkler was near his window.
(EKA: Episode 1957)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Everyone is congregated in Maria and Luis' apartment. As the storm rages on, Gina reads everybody Gilberto and the Wind by Marie Hall Ets.
Soup.0
Cartoon A boy counts down to 0 as he eats his soup.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
SMAB
Muppets At the carnival , Herry asks Ernie to participate in a game. Ernie has three chances to win a prize by knocking down a pile of bottles with a baseball. Ernie only manages to knock down some, then most of the bottles, but not all of them, so he doesn't win the prize. Herry, on the other hand, can knock the bottles down not with a baseball, but with his loud voice.
(EKA: Episode 0935)
Typewriter.A
Cartoon The Typewriter: A for airplane
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0849)
3164k
Film "Operation Playground" Kids at a school come up with ideas for a new playground, and raise money for the effort. Together with their parents and other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Geometry of Circles 3 - Six Colored Circles
Animation Geometry of Circles #3 "Six Colored Circles" #3
(First: Episode 1395)
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SCENE 5 Maria and Luis watch the storm and hear the elephants in Oscar’s can cause a ruckus, then see Oscar fly out of his can. He explains to them that his elephants are getting their exercise by playing their favorite game, “Toss the Grouch."
CatBark
Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(EKA: Episode 0938)
SSNews-PiedPiper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
The Pied Piper has trouble luring mice with his music -- but Kermit lures them by whistling.
(EKA: Episode 0519)
3150s
Cartoon A boy finds a set of doors with animals that make the wrong sound, and swaps the doors to correct them.
(EKA: Episode 2779)
Jumpjive
Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway sings "Jumpin' Jive" when the Two-Headed Monster can't decide whether to jump or jive.
(EKA: Episode 1575)
4balls
Animation 4 red balls minus 1 equals 3.
(EKA: Episode 0302)
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SCENE 6 As Maria and Luis sleep, Elmo, Big Bird, and Snuffy enter their room one by one, afraid of the hurricane and wanting to sleep in the bed with them.
Song.slothsleepy
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Sloth
(EKA: Episode 2500)
FishyFishyFishy
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Bert and Ernie go fishing. Ernie catches fish by yelling "Heeeeere fishy, fishy, fishy!", and they come flying into the boat. Bert tries it, but only catches a shark.
(EKA: Episode 1707)
Alienlooksforhome
Cartoon An alien asks a boy for directions to the baseball diamond.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 2061)
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SCENE 7 Now with no room in the bed, the couple has moved out and heads for the living room, where Oscar is looking out the window. He notes the hurricane has finished and is admiring the mess it left. He is disgusted to find that they’re going to clean it up in the morning. Luis then announces the sponsors.

Notes

  • A hurricane would later visit the street in Episode 3976. Scene 2 of this episode would be directly remade for that show.
  • This episode was later repeated in Season 24 as Episode 3026.


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