Sesame Street
Plot Luis cleans the apartment
repeat of 2711
Air date December 19, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors P, Z, 13
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BathtubOfSeville

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Elmo and Saydia play with string and Elmo calls out Luis to play with them. Luis can't right now, as he is cleaning the apartment with the Amazing Mumford.
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SCENE 1 cont'd Mumford reads a copy of Magic Houskeeping magazine and tries out some tricks to clean up the room instantly. However, he only manages to make the room messier and messier. Luis suggests he quiet while he's ahead and Mumford agrees, leaving the apartment and Luis with the mess.
3142b
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings and counts thirteen turkeys.
(EKA: Episode 2756)
Ssnews.wonderland
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews Alice, from the Lewis Carroll tales. For this adventure, she eats something that makes her grow.
(EKA: Episode 2313)
Sleepykoala
Song "Rockabye Baby" is sung to a sleepy koala.
(First: Episode 0048)
LetterZcrayon
Cartoon Z for zigzag, zero, zoo, and zebra
(EKA: Episode 2317)
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SCENE 2 Oscar and Grouch photographer Scuzullo get notes and photos of Luis' messy living room for an article in Grouch Housekeeping. The room earns their seal of approval - an actual seal, who starts to mess up the kitchen.
1396a
Cartoon Bus Stop
(EKA: Episode 1396)
2269l
Cast Charlie Chaplin (Maria) falls in love with a painting at the art museum.
(EKA: Episode 2269)
2485l
Cartoon A cat desperately tries to open a can of cat food by himself while his mistress is on the phone.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2424)


TheOppositeSong
Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(EKA: Episode 1111)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(EKA: Episode 0849)
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SCENE 3 The room is looking much cleaner and Elmo helps Luis by dusting. He becomes frightened of the vacuum cleaner, believing it's a scary monster. Luis shows him it's not alive and demonstrates how one can turn it on and off. Elmo asks him to do it over and over until it wears out.
13burgers
Animation Thirteen hamburgers dance around.
(First: Episode 2785)
Jamal
Film A Caucasian boy narrates a film of himself hanging out with his African American friend Jamal.
(EKA: Episode 2787)
Toon.ILoveYou
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(EKA: Episode 0677)
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(EKA: Episode 0872)
Bigbird-mapsong
Muppets Big Bird and Snuffy sing "Map Song" on the way to Hooper's Store.
(First: Episode 2830)
Toon-inventstraw
Cartoon The Great Inventor Series: Science Salutes the Men and Women Who Have Changed the Way We Live. Cartoon about the days when people tried drinking ice cream soda before straws were invented. Awful messes were made getting more of the refreshment on their clothes than in their bellies. Until one day an ice cream parlor janitor noticed that when people brought their leashed pet anteaters in to enjoy an ice cream soda, the floor was always sucked completely clean. Realizing that nature had solved the problem, the janitor invented artificial anteater noses that strapped on over people's mouths... which eventually evolved into the modern straw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2595)
KahnTwins
Celebrity Madeline Kahn plays a pair of twins that take turns counting to 20.
3026.5cubes
Cartoon One cube plus two equals three. Three cubes plus two equals five.
(EKA: Episode 2455)
Grandmotherbirthday
Muppets Waiter Grover prepares a table for a family who's celebrating their grandmother's birthday, but Grover doesn't know her name, so when each family member refers to her as a different relative each time, Grover thinks there's more than one party going on, so he ends up bringing out seven cakes.
(EKA: Episode 2390)
Winditup

Winditup2
Film A montage of the evolution of mechanical technology, from wind-up toys, to robots that can spell "SESAME STREET" with blocks, to satellite transmitters.
(EKA: Episode 2226)
1090-18
Cartoon Picnic with P foods (carried away by ants)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0796)
BathtubOfSeville
SCENE 4 Luis goes to clean the bathroom and discovers Placido Flamingo in his bathtub. The singer is practicing for an opera, "The Bathtub of Seville," and recruits Luis to join in. As Placido sings, Luis scrubs the tub in time to the music, which picks up and up as it goes along. When the song ends, Placido has Luis clean him next.
Findtheanimalsinthepainting
Animation Can you find the animals in the painting?
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 2776)
Letsgodriving
Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving."
(EKA: Episode 2363)
P-paintonglass
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
Planet
Cartoon P for Planet
(EKA: Episode 2173)
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SCENE 5 Luis wants to take a bath of his own now and finds three men in his tub. He orders them to get out, but they can't figure out the difference between in and out. Mumford returns and performs his famous tub trick. The trick gets the three men out, but puts Luis (still fully dressed) in.
3164x
Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
Watson
Muppets Mysterious Theater
Sherlock Hemlock is commissioned to find the shape of a circle in an antique castle before time runs out at 5:00. Watson does his best to point out that the face of a clock is the shape of a circle.
(EKA: Episode 2766)
Imaginesong
Song "Imagination Landscape"
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(EKA: Episode 2811)
IceFishing.Alaska
Film A boy who lives in Alaska narrates a film of himself going ice-fishing with his grandfather and sister.
(EKA: Episode 2375)
BirdBalloonSub
Cartoon A bird subtracts two balloons from a group of three.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0597)
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SCENE 6 Luis joins Elmo and the kids out in the arbor, finished cleaning and ready to play. Elmo wants to play pretend and have them all imagine cleaning Luis' apartment! Luis sits it out as Mumford announces the sponsors.


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