Sesame Street
Plot Oscar's brother Ernest visits
repeat of 2720
Air date December 6, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by David Korr
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors G, Q, 8

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Picture Segment Description
GoodbyeFly
SCENE 1 Gordon, Maria, Luis, Bob, Gina, and Big Bird sing "Goodbye Fly".
CatHatedRain
Cartoon A story of a cat who hated rain, wished for it to stop, and witnessed the disastrous effects of no rain.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2755)
2341o
Muppets A shark sings about his "Perfectly Pearl White Teeth."
(First: Episode 1446)
8worms
Cartoon Worms form the number 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2018)
Blindclass.produce
Film A blind class goes on a field trip downtown, and visits a produce stand, a houseware shop, a flower shop, and a pet store where they touch two puppies.
(First: Episode 2580)
BlueGorilla
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(First: Episode 2491)
Character.brad
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
(EKA: Episode 1134)
4111u
Animation Fans unveil Q and q.
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SCENE 2 Gordon passes by Oscar's trash can, and is confused when he sees it decorated with a fancy picket fence, flowers, and a welcome mat, and hears classical music coming from it. He rings the pleasant-sounding doorbell, and Oscar answers, appearing in a fancy outfit with his fur all combed. Oscar explains that he is preparing for the arrival of his brother Ernest, whom, he assures Gordon, will be disgusted to be treated so nicely by Oscar, since grouches aren't supposed to be nice and neat. (Oscar isn't too happy about his appearance, either.)
Allfish
Animation All, none, some, and one fish swim around.
(EKA: Episode 2541)
4127s
Film A child in a classroom draws a picture of her dog Puck, and goes over the care required to keep a pet. A Bert and Baby Fozzie plush can be seen in the little girl's bedroom.
(EKA: Episode 2853)
SignMan.DontWalk
Cartoon Sign Man: DON'T WALK
(EKA: Episode 1416)
3154r

3154s
Muppets The Oinker Sisters sing "A New Way to Walk".
(EKA: Episode 2398)
Toon.8brotherscircus
Cartoon The 8 Brothers Circus displays 8 elephants.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2176)
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Ernest
SCENE 3 Ernest arrives, and is dumbfounded when he sees what Oscar's done to his can. He becomes even more suspicious when Oscar politely invites him into the can, then decides to play along and throw some politeness back in Oscar's direction.
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SCENE 3
cont'd
Gordon watches all this happen from a distance, and is amused by what he sees.
Cecille.UpDown
Animation Cecille sings “Up Down, In Out, Over and Under.”
(First: Episode 2746)
1706i2
Film Sounds Around the House #1
(EKA: Episode 1706)
0871l
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(EKA: Episode 0441)
Mpiece.tamingshoe
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The Taming of the Shoe
"Grovero" is accompanied by a talking shoe, whom he convinces to cooperate with him and help him get to the Padua Mall.
(EKA: Episode 2587)
2895quilt
Animation Animated quilt patterns (gradient background)
(EKA: Episode 1545)
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SCENE 4 Oscar gruelingly introduces Ernest to Gordon and Gina, and they join a "One of These Things" game. Nathan points out that the square doesn't belong with the three circles, then both Ernest and Oscar ask Gina to get a fancy dessert from Hooper's which they can share with each other.
Count8sheep
Cartoon A sleepy man counts 8 sheep. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 2402)
Kammikluuk
Song "Ookyook Song," a Joe Raposo song with the Alaskan words for all the things you need to put on when it's ukiuq (winter).
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Toon.AMOR
Cartoon AMOR, amor, amor ... amoramor ... amoramor ...
(EKA: Episode 0801)
ListentowhatIsay
Muppets / Celebrity At Birdland, Hoots the Owl and Branford Marsalis (as Forrest Wimbledon) perform "Listen and Bounce it Back".
(First: Episode 2834)
Musicalnotes.G
Animation G/g musical notes (Gordon voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2233)
2356-6
Song Joe Raposo sings "Bein' a Pig."
(First: Episode 2356)
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SCENE 5 Gina has whipped up a mixture of peanut butter, ketchup, pickles, and sauerkraut, which she and Gordon hope will get the grouches to be themselves again (she's noticed they're not happy being nice). She sets it in front of them, and they immediately start fighting over it.
Q.Quarter.BudLuckey
Cartoon Q for Quarter
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Ernieplant
Muppets Ernie sings "Little Plant."
(EKA: Episode 2174)
AnnieEyeball.Air
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball looks at air.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2592)
Song.dowithafruit
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
(EKA: Episode 2275)
Mysterybox
Muppets Kermit explains to the viewers that he put something in a box, and whoever guesses what was in the box could keep what is in the box. Cookie Monster comes along and guesses it's a cookie, then gives up after three guesses. Kermit reveals it's an orange (which he thinks should have been a dead giveaway), and refuses to give him a cookie afterwards, but Cookie Monster gives a heartfelt speech and ends up getting a cookie anyway.
(EKA: Episode 2546)
Someclowns
Film Some clowns, more clowns
(EKA: Episode 1017)
Lightbulbsubtraction
Cartoon Lightbulbs subtract from 5 to 0.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2254)
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SCENE 6 Ernest and Oscar enjoyed the meal that Gina just gave them, and are happy to be themselves again. They argue over who was the nicer grouch, while Gina announces the sponsors and the credits roll.

Notes

  • The episode's storyline and sponsors are identical to that of Episode 0954.


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