Sesame Street
Plot The Important Report
repeat of 2702
Air date January 9, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors D, W, 18
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Elmo freezes the opening theme and appears over it, informing the viewer what the word important means and how we'll be seeing lots of important things today.
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SCENE 1 Gordon show the viewer a photo of Miles on his first day of kindergarten, which he is off to have framed. He mentions that it means a lot to, prompting Elmo to pop up and repeat "Important!"
Yellowflower
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(EKA: Episode 2290)
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Film Flamingos
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0817)
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Cartoon The Typewriter: D - Daisy
(EKA: Episode 1706)
LookaLittleCloser.Horse
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer". (horse)
(EKA: Episode 2642)
Ssnews.slipper
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Prince Charming, who is looking for Cinderella. The prince tries to see whose foot matches the glass slipper. However, the shoe fits someone unexpected. (Kermit: "Boy, these fairy tales are starting to get me down.")
(EKA: Episode 1447)
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Cartoon W - wallpaper
(EKA: Episode 0291)
Drawbridge
Film Kids narrate a film of how a lift bridge works.
(EKA: Episode 2253)
GroverChrisStop
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Chris play the Tickle-Stop game.
(EKA: Episode 2228)
GloriaGlobe.Tiger
Cartoon Gloria Globe pulls a tiger out of her hat, which belongs in India.
(First: Episode 2789)
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SCENE 2 Elmo visits Luis at the Fix-It Shop, where he reinsert a rod into a broken lamp. Elmo figures that it is an important piece and causes Luis to break it further with his exclamations.
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Cartoon Number creatures 18
(EKA: Episode 2639)
Adrian&Lamont

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Film Lamont, who lives in the city, visits his friend Adrian, who lives in the country. Together they ride bikes, swim, and have dinner with Adrian's family.
(First: Episode 2800)
2234-Counting
Cartoon The numbers keep changing from 1 to 20 as corny music plays in the background.
(EKA: Episode 2201)
2Head.Cookie
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster is in a disagreement about where to go for vacation: the mountains or the seashore. Cookie Monster says he likes both, better than going to Cucamonga for the National Cookie Convention. 2-Head gets inspired, and heads off for Cucamonga, leaving Cookie to choose between the mountains and the seashore.
(First: Episode 2837)
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Cartoon Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2749)
Doglovestamp
Film A girl visits the stamp factory to see how stamps are made.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Twinkle Twinkle red yellow
Animation Red and yellow dots play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
(EKA: Episode 2253)
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SCENE 3 Elmo now wants to see if Gina has anything important. Gina points out that the bag of rags she's carrying isn't as she searches for the keys to Hooper's Store, where the phone rings inside. Gina is upset, because she probably missed a call from Mike. Elmo apologizes and Gina tells him that his kindness means a lot to her. "It's important!"
Song.Island
Song A piece of land with water all around it is an "Island."
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2760)
Chaplin-Rain
Cast Charlie Chaplin looks for a way to stay dry in the rain.
(EKA: Episode 2638)
Ddart
Cartoon D-dart
(EKA: Episode 0292)
Song.wonderful
Muppets Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Prairie Dawn, and Herry Monster sing "I Think That It Is Wonderful."
(EKA: Episode 2492)
Film.BikeRace
Film Some kids have a bike race by the river.
(EKA: Episode 1443)
Monsternewspaper
Cartoon A man demonstrates what newspapers are made of, and finds an ad for "One slightly used monster."
Hereisyrlifetree
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree's friends.
(First: Episode 0406)
Wih.Witch
Cartoon W for witch
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2407)
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SCENE 4 Elmo observes Oscar, hoping he'll do something important. Oscar instead tells him to beat it. Since it would be a lot to him if Elmo did, Elmo declares this important!
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Film "Simple Pleasures" by Bobby McFerrin is played over footage of a girl trying to play frisbee with a dog on the beach.
(EKA: Episode 2876)
Clip 4
Muppets Grover watches Mumford practice a trick, making a rabbit come out of his hat. Mumford has trouble getting a rabbit to come out of the hat, and both are oblivious to the fact that Grover is turning into a rabbit.
(EKA: Episode 0712)
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Cartoon A story/song about a duckling who wants to join the others playing at the water's edge.
(First: Episode 2852)
AfricanFish
Film In a village in Africa, people catch fish and celebrate afterwards.
(EKA: Episode 2744)
D-Drums
Animation D / d (drums and drumsticks)
(EKA: Episode 2326)
3menandabeat
Film At a bus stop, three men of different ethnicities (including Bill Irwin) dance to a hip hop beat played on a radio.
RaposoFight
Film Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0823)
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Animation Abstract #18
(First: Episode 2859)
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SCENE 5 Gordon and Luis share photos of their kids, whom they consider to be important. They look around for Elmo to show up and he does, just a few moments later. He takes care of one last important thing - announcing the day's sponsors.


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