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Sesame Street
Plot Preston's "Illustration Activation" machine (repeat from Season 21)
Air date December 11, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors F, N, 11

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This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1
Preston Rabbit brings a present to the Sesame Street Library - an "Illustration Activation Machine," which brings to life images in books. Gina and Elmo put in a copy of "Little Red Riding Hood" and Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf are transported into the library.
UN-FamilySong
Muppets
"The UN Family Song"
WhatsMissingParrot
Cartoon
What's missing? (parrot)
(EKA: Episode 2173)
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SCENE 2
Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf learn from Gina about their new surroundings. Elmo puts another book into the machine and out pops Mary and her little lamb. Elmo goes to get more books as the Big Bad Wolf chases after Mary's lamb.
StonesDontGrow
Cartoon
Two crows sing "Stones Don't Grow."
(EKA: Episode 2599)
Girls.Island
Film
Two girls walk on an island together, and a map of the island is shown.
(EKA: Episode 2783)
HappinessBeginsat40

Happiness40
Muppets
Game Show: Happiness Begins at 40
Guy Smiley gets the Sad Family out of their rut by having them count to 40.
(EKA: Episode 2626)
Toon.somemoremost.hair
Cartoon
I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(EKA: Episode 0915)
SkeletonFish
Film
Sesame Street Animal Films: Skeleton fish.
(EKA: Episode 0308)
Venice 07
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "The Monsters of Venice"
(EKA: Episode 2861)
4124u
Cartoon
N is for nose.
(EKA: Episode 2176)
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SCENE 3
While Gina explains what's happening to Linda, Elmo puts another book into the machine - The Three Little Pigs. Soon, the Big Bad Wolf is chasing after the lamb and pigs and Preston's not around to put them back in their books. Linda gets an idea to write a book about Preston.
Followsnake
Cartoon
A snake has a knot in his middle, and he can't find his end. The detective helps the snake find his end ... playing drums in a band.
(EKA: Episode 2691)
Horse.machine
Film
A construction machine and a horse look similar.
(EKA: Episode 2365)
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2874h
Muppets / Celebrity
Hoots tells everyone to imagine that it's turning from nighttime to morning, and the birds are waking up in the forest, while Bobby McFerrin sings "Tweet in the Mornin'."
(First: Episode 2874)
3958j
Cartoon
Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(EKA: Episode 0421)
LearningLogo
Film
Some kids learn how to use Logo, a computer programming language, to draw shapes on computers.
(EKA: Episode 2258)
2257x
Cartoon
"Five Baby Oysters"
(EKA: Episode 2257)
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SCENE 4
The gang finishes writing "The Story of Preston Rabbit" and throw it into the machine. Preston appears and when the Wolf gets hungry for rabbit, he runs off to find the crank to turn it off.
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon
Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(EKA: Episode 0306)
E&Bdoyoulikeme
Muppets
Ernie asks Bert "Do You Like Me?"
(EKA: Episode 1234)
Toon.Chickenheart
Cartoon
What if we celebrate Valentine's Day with chickens instead of hearts?
(EKA: Episode 0815)
SchoolRoom
Film
In stop-motion, assorted furniture places themselves in a classroom.
(EKA: Episode 0868)
DrGeo.Mountain
Cartoon
With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a mountain is.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2847)
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SCENE 5
The crank is put into the machine and the characters are subtracted as the crank is turned. Preston decides to thank them by getting another present.
1800-24
Cartoon
Henson: Eleven Cheer
(EKA: Episode 0273)
Shadow-Camel
Film
A man makes a shadow puppet of a camel.
(EKA: Episode 1068)
Ssnews.macdonaldhealth
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald opens a health resort for his animals.
Cap010
Cartoon
Two men try to go over a very steep hill.
(EKA: Episode 2390)
3144y
Film
A man (voice of Jim Thurman) finds a magic remote control that makes things go up and down. He tests it on various objects. When he presses "down" for a bridge, it crumbles and falls into the river below, prompting him to abandon the remote and slink away. A girl then finds it and makes the bridge go back up.
{(EKA: Episode 2614)
GirlPlaySculpture
Animation
A girl plays in, on, and under a sculpture.
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SCENE 6
Preston's gift is two movers (Tyrone and Gus), who are taking the machine away. Tyrone and Gina read the sponsors and the movers end up busting the machine.


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