Sesame Street
Plot Elmo's STOP sign
Air date April 26, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors K, N, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Part way through the opening theme sequence, Elmo stops the the footage. He presents his personal STOP sign, which he claims can stop anything he wants. He resumes the theme, then stops it once more, adding he'll be doing some more stopping soon.
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SCENE 1 Maria finds Elmo yelling "Stop!" over and over again. Elmo claims to be practicing his stopping ability and shows Maria what he can do.
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Film Feet wearing all different types of shoes dance.
(EKA: Episode 2601)
Elmo appears over the film to periodically STOP it.
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SCENE 1 cont'd Maria is impressed with Elmo's skills. Elmo tells her he'll be stopping everything he can today. She points out there's one thing he might not be able to stop - himself.
AnimalFootsteps
Cartoon An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog and a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2794)
Rubberduckie1970
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 0136)
Girls.Island
Film Two girls walk on an island together, and a map of the island is shown.
(EKA: Episode 2741)
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Cartoon K - Kitchen (0:50)
(EKA: Episode 2456)
CM.Tara.Information
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentCookie Monster has Tara help him explain the word information by giving him cookies to eat.
(EKA: Episode 2589)
Crocodile2.IshuPatel
Animation It's a crocodile
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 1663)
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SCENE 2 Elmo tries using his STOP sign on Jelani, who does some jumping jacks. He tells Elmo he isn't going to stop though. Elmo now tries his power on the fire hydrant and celebrates when it stays still. Jelani comes over to him to explain how the hydrant isn't alive, when Elmo notices he's made Jelani stop jumping after all.
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
CW.alive
Muppets Camp Wannagohoma: Grover tries to show the campers what is alive in the forest, but they keep correcting him.
(EKA: Episode 2163)
Song.Between
Song Jeff Redd sings "Between."
(EKA: Episode 2761)
YoYoMa.Honkers
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird introduces Yo-Yo Ma, who plays cello with two Honkers and a Dinger.
(EKA: Episode 2447)
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Cartoon Nine Striped Cats (Maria voice-over added)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1736)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird finds Elmo trying to get some flying birds above to STOP. They are amazed when they see where one lands...
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Handdrawncastle
Cartoon A hand draws a castle with a growling dragon inside, which scares the princess until her knight in shining armor leads the dragon away.
(EKA: Episode 0932)
Ssnews.chooseprince
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that she will kiss anyone who has bulgy eyes, small ears, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts.
(EKA: Episode 0952)
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Cartoon K for keyhole, ketchup, and kitten
(EKA: Episode 0811)
Adrian&Lamont

Adrian&Lamont2
Film Lamont, who lives in the city, visits his friend Adrian, who lives in the country. Together they ride bikes, swim, and have dinner with Adrian's family.
(First: Episode 2800)
Count-mailman
Muppets As ominous music plays, the Count walks around his castle, checks out the mirror (he has no reflection), and greets his bats. The mailman (Jim Henson) arrives, with a bunch of letters for Count. The mailman wonders why there are so many letters. The Count says that he wrote them all himself, so he could count them... and then he does.
(EKA: Episode 0592)
OldWoman9
Cartoon The story of an old woman who lived in a nine.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0512)
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Cast Lillian sings "Animal Signing" as Linda shows the kids different signs for various animals.
Noonsign
Cartoon Sign language: Morning, noon, night
(EKA: Episode 1226)
ForgetfulJonesTakesaTrip
Muppets Clementine and Buster get on a train, and try to tell Forgetful Jones that he's supposed to get on the train with them, but Forgetful Jones would much rather remember on his own why he's at the train station. The train leaves just as Forgetful remembers why he's there.
(First: Episode 1654)
Woodhorse
Film A man carves a wooden horse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2255)
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Cartoon N is for nose.
(EKA: Episode 1929)
Throwitmyway
Muppets Oscar sings "Just Throw It My Way."
(First: Episode 2794)
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Cartoon A man illustrates 'between' in various situations throughout his work day.
(EKA: Episode 0894)
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SCENE 4 Elmo tries getting the rain to STOP, when Luis explains how that's not possible. Elmo now uses his sign to get Luis to STOP talking so he can go inside (he's getting all wet).
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Cartoon A mother sings the story of how water travels down the drain and becomes rain.
EBSholaNap
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie, Bert and Shola talk about taking a nap.
(EKA: Episode 0671)
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Cartoon Gordon voiceover N/n
(EKA: Episode 2283)
AfricanFish
Film In a village in Africa, people catch fish, and celebrate afterwards.
(First: Episode 2669)
BalladOfSlipperySlim
Muppets "The Ballad of Slippery Slim"
(First: Episode 2827)
MartyChair
Animation Marty the chair keeps bumping into things, until he finds his glasses. "See ya later!"
(EKA: Episode 2233)
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SCENE 5 Maria dries Elmo off in the Fix-It Shop. He decides to quit trying to make the rain stop, but pretends to still be wet so Maria can still use the towel on him - he likes the way it tickles. He then announces the sponsors.


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