Sesame Street
Plot Telly the clown/Baby Bear's broken chair
Air date April 29, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors B, J, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly shows Uncle Wally his clown costume and claims he'll be a clown one day, only he can't do anything funny. Uncle Wally recalls his time as a young adult working at the circus (feeding the seals) and teaches Telly what he learned from watching the clowns. He pretends to have a dog on a leash that pulls him around. Telly practices this routine, then must chase his imaginary dog, who's gotten lose from his grip.
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Film Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0428)
EdgarTurtle.BirdSong
Cartoon Edgar Turtle plays the banjo as some kids sing the "Bird Song."
(EKA: Episode 2450)
Elmo.JuliaRoberts
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo and Julia Roberts demonstrate fear.
(First: Episode 2790)
3956h
Cartoon Three computer animated fish.
(First: Episode 2792)
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SCENE 2 Telly looks for his lost, imaginary dog over by Oscar's trash can. Oscar, who can't believe the situation, agrees to help Telly if he leaves him alone afterwards. He gives Telly a pretend dog whistle, which eventually brings his lost pooch back. Telly imagines the dog chasing a cat into Oscar's can.
MillieMollyTurtle
Cartoon Millie and Molly argue over whether to get a pet cat or a dog, so their mom gets them a turtle instead.
(EKA: Episode 1958)
Airbip
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings about "Air."
(First: Episode 2568)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)
Fay4
Film Fay Ray dresses up as different animals. ("It's Kermit the Dog!")
(First: Episode 2639)
Bforbeard Cartoon B for Beard (poem by Edward Lear)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1538)
14KaratSoul
Celebrity 14 Karat Soul sings about school.
(First: Episode 1665)
ArizonaSchool
Film Two Navajo kids go to school in Arizona. This year, Dante enters pre-school.
(First: Episode 2680)
2963-A9
Film Colored sand forms the letter B and a boat.
(EKA: Episode 2503)
2073h
Muppets The Martians examine a grandfather clock.
(First: Episode 0407)
2623-Flowers
Film Scenes of flowers set to harmonica music
(First: Episode 2497)
3doctors
Cartoon 3 doctors cure a sick 3.
(First: Episode 1627)
Zydeco
Muppets "It's Zydeco"
(First: Episode 2666)
Jenny Jeff Jacket
Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
BBFrankie
Muppets Kelly tries to rollerskate, and is mocked by Frankie. Fellow skater Big Bird tells him not to be so judgmental, and sings a song about how he had to practice before becoming a good skater.
(EKA: Episode 2596)
DrawingCarey
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
2963-D5
Cartoon Stop-frame animation of a girl on a beach, reading a book containing pictures of various sea creatures that come to life as she comes to their pages.
(First: Episode 1434)
2head.CHEESE
Muppets After sounding out the word "cheese," the Two-Headed Monster poses for many pictures.
(EKA: Episode 2742)
Lions!
Film Lions walk down a trail.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0367)
Toon.EarlofSandwich
Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: John Montague, Earl of Sandwich, invents a new type of food that can be eaten while playing cards.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2574)
Bigmouth1

Bigmouth2
Cast Gordon reads "The Legend of Big Mouth." The title character, portrayed by Elmo, annoys the townspeople with his constant talking, because he doesn't have anything important to say. The mayor teaches him the meaning of "important," and he becomes a hero when he warns the townspeople about a giant foot coming out of the sky.
ChairSIT
Cartoon A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(EKA: Episode 1374)
3154h
Film Alphaquest: B
(First: Episode 2706)
FishyFishyFishy
Muppets Ernie & BertBert 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.
(First: Episode 1641)
Rollercoaster123

BallFilm-Powder
Film Rollercoaster 1, 2, 3 (original version)
(EKA: Episode 0277)
3164z
Cartoon Are you the monster that ate the television?
(EKA: Episode 2326)
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SCENE 3 Luis is visited at the Fix-It Shop by Baby Bear and Goldilocks, of the famous story. Baby Bear is very upset over his wee little broken chair, which Luis fixes in a jiffy. Goldilocks offers to buy Baby Bear some porridge to make up for it, only to ask for some money after.
3164x
Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
Ssnews.alphabetmine
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog reports from an alphabet mine where they dig Js. The miners tell him various words that begin with J and Richard presents him with his own J.
(EKA: Episode 2543)
Recycle-paper
Film How paper is recycled
(First: Episode 2710)
Amigo
Muppets Betty Lou learns some Spanish words from her friend Carlos, including "Amigo."
(First: Episode 1966)
PlanetJ
Animation Planet J/j
(First: Episode 2833)
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SCENE 4 Gina serves Baby Bear some homemade porridge at Hooper's Store, which he begins to chow down on. As the closing theme begins, Goldilocks interjects Gina and announces the sponsors. Baby Bear flips out, as he wanted to announce them, but couldn't (his mouth was full).


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