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Sesame Street
Plot Linda gets a closed-captioning decoder (repeat of 2682)
Air date January 8, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors H, U, 19

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This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Linda is angry because her television at the Fix-It Shop isn't ready. She just got a new closed-caption decoder, which would enable her to understand television for the first time, but she can't use it. Maria explains to Telly why it helps, by imitating what TV sounds like for Linda with and without closed captioning. Telly leaves to try to borrow Oscar's television for Linda.
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SCENE 2
While Bob balances in strange positions to get the signal, Oscar tunes into the NO channel on Grouch Television, on which a Grouch keeps saying "No." They turn on the captioning machine. Maria suggests that Linda wants to watch something that she would enjoy. Finally, Bob gives up balancing, so Telly starts looking for another set.
LuxoJr.HeavyLight
Animation
Luxo Jr.: Heavy and light
(EKA: Episode 2876)
Song.FrogKick
Song
"Frog Kick"
(EKA: Episode 2412)
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Cartoon
A man (Jim Thurman) is told that his dog looks thirsty, and says that his dog is a hot dog.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1299)
Bigroundnose
Muppets
An Anything Muppet sings "Big Round Nose" while pulling the noses off of passersby.
(EKA: Episode 2395)
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Cartoon
Nineteen kernels of popcorn pop.
(EKA: Episode 2855)
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SCENE 3
Maria and Linda talk about watching "Edge of Tomorrow," Maria's favorite soap opera. Telly excitedly asks them to come outside to see what the Count has brought: 20 televisions! Unfortunately, each one is broken and they're only for counting. Finally, Big Bird announces that they can use Snuffy's TV.
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Film
A variety of cat-shaped objects walk in front of the screen.
(EKA: Episode 1845)
BJJ.MidnightVoices
Cartoon
Billy Jo Jive and Smart Susie Sunset solve the case of the midnight voices.
Artist: Ray Favata
(EKA: Episode 1201)
Oinkers.Important
Muppets
The Oinker Sisters sing about what's "Important" to them.
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Animation
Sand U/u
2356-26
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie and Bert play "the feelings game."
(EKA: Episode 2356)
NineteenParty
Cartoon
A party is full of "Nineteen" of things.
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SCENE 4
Using the decoder, they watch a re-filmed version of Joe Raposo's song "Starfish." Then Linda recites the song in sign language. Next, they watch a Sesame Street News Flash.
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Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
The First Day of School
(EKA: Episode 2682)
The segment starts on the TV in SCENE 4, and is shown with closed captioning.
Korty.SurprisedBird
Cartoon
A paranoid bird doesn't like to be surprised ... unless it's a surprise party.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Song.ilikealaska
Song
Joe Raposo sings "I Like Alaska", along with a montage of kids saying what their hobbies are, and what they like about their community.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
UforUniform
Cartoon
U for uniform.
(EKA: Episode 0839)
TwoHeadHeavyLight
Muppets

The Two-Headed Monster brings in a suitcase filled with heavy and light objects, and places them on a wall. The right half lays out a feather, a ribbon, and a tissue. The left half puts down a book, a brick, a rock, and a 1000 pount weight, but the more weight that is placed on the wall causes the ground they're standing on to tilt!
(EKA: Episode 2860)

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Cartoon
A mother sings the story of how water travels down the drain and becomes rain.
TLSG.Swing
Animation
Teeny Little Superguy: Two boys are fighting over a swing, so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2363)
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Cartoon
Kids observe cloud formations, until it starts to rain.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
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SCENE 5
Linda and Maria watch and discuss the soap opera "Edge of Tomorrow." Snuffy decides he'll let Linda borrow his TV for the rest of the day, even if he has to miss Mister Rogers.
AstronautGirl
Film
A girl pretends she's an astronaut.
Frieda
Muppets
"We Got a Brand New Baby"
(EKA: Episode 2004)
H-tunnel
Cartoon
H/h (with voiceover by Roscoe Orman)
(EKA: Episode 2282)
LookaLittleCloser.Appletree
Song
Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer." (apple tree)
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SCENE 6
Oscar has a closed-captioning decoder for Irvine to help her learn to read. After learning from the NO channel for a while, they switch to the PHOOEY channel. Bob announces the sponsors.


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