Sesame Street
Plot Elmo looks for newspapers to recycle
Air date March 25, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors E, N, 16
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Picture Segment Description
3164w
Muppets / Celebrity Bo knows letters, counting, up/down, empty/full, near/far, COOKIES, and Bo Peep.
3142j
Cartoon Is no one afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?
(EKA: Episode 2405)
Folge2269-9
Muppets "Sixteen Samba"
(First: Episode 2822)
3956v
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend Amelia.
(First: Episode 2784)
Lowercase n
Cartoon "Lowercase n"
(EKA: Episode 0425)
2head.Shoes
Muppets Two-Headed Monster tries on shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2142)
Noimage
Film A male voiceover and his friend Myrtle observe a macaw in a tree.
(EKA: Episode 0851)
2503-Spanish
Insert Maria sings a counting song and game that teaches the kids to count in Spanish.
(EKA: Episode 1926)
Tapshoes
Animation Stop-motion: tap-dancing shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2367)
Cavepersondays1

Cavepersondays2
Muppets Caveperson Days
Caveperson Bert invents a window so that he and Ernie can see outside without going all the way to the cave's exit.
(EKA: Episode 2607)
E-End
Cartoon E for End
(EKA: Episode 2164)
TLSG.Reallygoodhat
Animation Teeny Little Superguy: Robert W. Shipshape gets a hat for his birthday, and it blows into the street. R.W. remembers not to cross the street without an adult; Teeny Little Superguy helps him across.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Clumsyhole
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0440)
Noimage
SCENE 1 Elmo is curious about a large "mountain" of newspapers outside Hooper's Store and why people are adding to it. Gordon points out the sign reading, "Today is newspaper recycling day," and explains why paper needs to be recycled. Elmo is hooked and wants to find some old newspapers to recycle.
1451-Trees
Cartoon A song tells the story of Max, who loves to chop down trees. One tree turns out to be a magic genie, who turns Max into a tree. Max soon grows respect for trees and once returned human, vows to never chop one down again.
(EKA: Episode 1016)
ChipandDipCAT
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentChip Cat and Dip Cat hold a sign with the word "CAT" written on it and ask Danny if he knows what it says. When they learn that he can't read the sign, they give him clues.
(First: Episode 2805)
Clumsy.feet
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0822)
MariaChaplin.ShirtsTowels
Cast A voiceover instructs Charlie Chaplin (Maria) where to put the shirts and the towels.
(EKA: Episode 0986)
Khome.polliwog
Muppets Kermit sings about his youth, or as he calls it, "My Polliwog Ways."
(EKA: Episode 1443)
Letter E
Animation E / e (elephant / jazzy trumpet)
(EKA: Episode 2222)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Elmo sees that the Count has some newspapers and hopes he'll be allowed to take them for recycling. The Count counts all 10 newspapers and announces that he plans on taking them to the pile himself.
Noimage
Cartoon Socks 1-10 (0:47)
(EKA: Episode 2768)
3150y
Muppets Clementine sings about "My Triangle Home."
(EKA: Episode 2476)
Film.Navajo
Film Two Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
(EKA: Episode 2758)
1092-16
Cartoon The Typewriter: N-nose
(EKA: Episode 1092)
Grover.newspaper
Muppets Grover sells newspapers in the street. He thinks they are for making paper hats, but a customer shows him they are actually for reading. The customer wants to buy a newspaper, but Grover won't stop reading the paper that the customer wants to buy. Grover reads about construction of a new building, a parade, and an expected rain shower, all of which occur as Grover reads.
(First: Episode 1966)
Bellhop.16
Cartoon The Bellhop must take Mrs. Stein's bags to floor 16.
(EKA: Episode 2496)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Elmo wants to take the old newspapers that Big Bird and Alice have, when Big Bird tells him that by using them to paint on, they're already being recycled.
Painter-cats
Cartoon A domestic cat paints various wild feline versions of himself on his owner's canvas.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
3154n
Song "Don't Waste Water"
(First: Episode 2804)
Jjapple
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(EKA: Episode 0833)
Bae14
Muppets Ernie & Bert — At the beach, Ernie notices that Bert is missing; all he sees is Bert's hat. Sherlock Hemlock helps find Bert, and in the process, discovers that Ernie accidentally buried Bert under the sand.
(First: Episode 0278)
ChewingGum
Cartoon A British man narrates how chewing gum is made in Guatemala.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2830)
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0885)
WashYourHands
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1906)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Elmo now wants the tattered, Grouch newspaper Oscar has. Oscar takes his sweet time reading, as Elmo points out that the truck to collect the newspapers will be coming any moment. Oscar finally finishes and Elmo rushes over to the truck, just in time for his newspaper to be collected. He faints when he learns that tomorrow is bottle recycling day. He revives briefly to announce the sponsors.



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