Sesame Street
Plot Slimey's at worm school
Air date December 31, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors G, O, 18
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Picture Segment Description
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3173b
SCENE 1 It's Slimey's first day at worm school and Gina and Oscar make sure he has everything he needs. This includes a large bag of dirt, which Slimey will need for naptime. Slimey takes the worm bus to school, but forgets to bring the dirt. Gina must bring it to him...just as Oscar planned.
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Song "School Song"
(EKA: Episode 1008)
Overandoverhorse
Cartoon An O rolls over and over a horse. The horse eats the O.
(EKA: Episode 0198)
AlphabetRap01

AlphabetRap02
Muppets Ferlinghetti Donizetti delivers "the easy rhythm Rappin' Alphabet" while Grover displays his super smooth break-dance moves.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
GloriaCamel
Cartoon Gloria Globe attempts to pull a rabbit out of her hat, but pulls out a camel instead, which belongs in Egypt.
(First: Episode 2792)
Film.bees
Film A beekeeper extracts honey from honeycomb.
(EKA: Episode 1215)
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Cartoon Number creatures 18
(EKA: Episode 2636)
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SCENE 2 Gina and Telly observe the worm school set up in the arbor. They note the similarities between it and regular school, though Telly wonders how they can raise their hands to answer questions. The worms raise their tails instead.
Unpajaro
Cartoon Un pajaro.
(EKA: Episode 2291)
RaiseYourHand
Muppets Teacher Little Chrissy sings about how important it is to "Raise Your Hand."
(EKA: Episode 2274)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon Speech Balloon: G for gorilla (in man suit).
(First: Episode 0085)
2059y
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
2860.FatCat
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(EKA: Episode 2395)
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SCENE 3 Oscar finds it hard to believe how fast Slimey is growing up and recalls when they first met....
WhenOscarMetSlimey1

WhenOscarMetSlimey2
SCENE 3 cont'd In a flashback, Oscar hangs out in the park on a rainy day. He watches as some worms play in the mud, including a baby worm, who takes notice of Oscar. The worm (Slimey) makes his way to Oscar, crawls up on his shoulder and falls asleep. Ever since, he's lived with Oscar in his trash can.
The following season, this flashback would be used as a stand-alone insert, featuring new bookends by Oscar.
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SCENE 3 cont'd Back in the present, Oscar isn't sure if he feels happy or sad and Mr. Handford states he can feel both ways. Now, Oscar doesn't feel happy or sad - he's mad at Mr. Handford for bothering him!
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Animation Cecille sings "I'm Gonna Get to You."
(First: Episode 2873)
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Film Two boys working at the family Mexican restaurant show how they prepare for the day, and how tacos and enchiladas are made.
(EKA: Episode 2341)
Cayard.kittykitty
Cartoon A woman serves milk to her cat. Several other cats join him, including a lion.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1102)
Forgetful.Rock
Muppets Forgetful Jones and Clementine ride on horseback, and come across a rock. Clementine consults her book, The Cowgirl's Companion, to figure out how to handle a rock in your trail: go around it.
(EKA: Episode 2753)
InuitSong
Cartoon "Song of the Inuit Child"
(EKA: Episode 2312)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird watches the worms play tag at recess, but notices a worm all alone. Slimey invites him to join and even invites Big Bird, who uses his finger to pretend he's a worm.
TheStranger
Cartoon "The Stranger" - a song about a baseball team hesitantly allowing a newcomer to join them, who ends up helping them win the game.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2256)
ErniesTelephoneCall
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie answers the telephone. Bert overhears the conversation, which involves a baseball game, a rainy day, and a gorilla stealing a baloney sandwich. When Bert asks who just called, Ernie says it was a wrong number.
(EKA: Episode 0667)
4129zk
Animation Abstract #18
(EKA: Episode 2859)
Song.Lambaba
Muppets Count von Count sings "Lambaba" as he counts sheep and other animals that pop into the room.
(First: Episode 2789)
Toon-DescribeMe
Cartoon A man visits the police department to report a lost person and make sure the officer's sketch matches what he describes.
(EKA: Episode 2779)
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SCENE 5 The worms learn the alphabet in class, when Snuffy's jumping disrupts the lesson. Big Bird suggests he pretend he's rollerskating instead, but since his imaginary skating skills aren't as good, he falls down.
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Cartoon "Part of the Whole"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2714)
TwoHeadedBed
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sound out the word "bed."
(EKA: Episode 2163)
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Song "Elbows and Knees"
(EKA: Episode 2641)
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Muppets Tim Robbins and Elmo talk about surprise.
(First: Episode 2766)
Zork.Australia
Cartoon Zork lands in Australia, where a kangaroo greets him.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2790)
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SCENE 6 Oscar, Gina and Mr. Handford meet up with Slimey and his new friends after school. Oscar is disgusted to learn they've learned to cooperate, but is pleased when they use the skill to form the word "NO" with their bodies.
CatBark
Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(EKA: Episode 0938)
Song.WhenYouGrowUp
Song "When You Grow Up"
SSNF Shoe2
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit looks for the Old Woman who Lives in a Shoe. At first he ends up visiting The Young Man who Lives in a Glove, and the Young Woman who Lives in a Hat. When he reaches the shoe, it turns out the old woman needs a babysitter for her kids, and what better candidate than Kermit?
(EKA: Episode 1050)
Planet-G
Animation Planet G / g
(First: Episode 2844)
EmptyFullClassroom
Film Empty / full classroom (time-lapse)
(EKA: Episode 1031)
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SCENE 7 Oscar announces the sponsors as Slimey and his friends form them.

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