Sesame Street
Plot Celebrating Around Day
Air date January 14, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors R, U, 15

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Picture Segment Description
2922a
COLD OPEN Luis and Elmo wish the viewer a happy "Around Day," where one walks around somebody they love. Elmo demonstrates by going around Luis.
2922b
SCENE 1 Prairie Dawn, covered in special "Around Day" circle pins, walks over to Maria at the Fix-It Shop and can't see her celebratory circle. Although Maria has never heard of Around Day, she accepts one of Prairie's pins. Prairie makes a circle around Maria, since she loves her, then heads off. Luis enters and does the same, complimenting Maria's pin.
Ooohlookatthemarmoset
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Marmoset.
(First: Episode 2487)
Geometry of Circles 2 - Seven Circles with Designs
Cartoon Geometry of Circles #2 "Seven Circles with Designs"
(First: Episode 1394)
1708f
Song Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice."
(First: Episode 1708)
Toon.R.Robber
Cartoon R is for Rooster, Robber, and Rake...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
Readersoftheopenrange
Muppets "Readers of the Open Range"
(EKA: Episode 2274)
2922-HenPenTenMen
Cartoon HEN / PEN / TEN / MEN
(EKA: Episode 2064)
1041scuba Film Scuba diver - on, into, under, through, around
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 1041)
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
(EKA: Episode 0821)
2922c
SCENE 2 Herry Monster gives Savion a homemade Around Day card. He's disappointed that Savion doesn't have one to reciprocate, so Savion does an Around Day dance instead.
Thought.circles
Cartoon I thought a thought ... about circles.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 2500)
Song.boogiepiggies
Muppets The Oinker Sisters sing "The Boogie-Woogie Piggies."
Cartoonup
Cartoon A man jumps up onto an UP.
(EKA: Episode 0598)
3065.Crane
Film A metal crane and a real crane look alike.
(EKA: Episode 2179)
3187d
Cartoon Rap #15
(EKA: Episode 2637)
1091-29
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Bert tells John-John that he's lost his paper clips, and he feels sad. He asks John-John to show how he looks when he feels sad. Then Bert feels angry about losing his paper clips, and John-John acts out that emotion. Bert remembers where he left his collection, and John-John acts happy, too.
(EKA: Episode 0729)
LRRmap
Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood uses a map to get to Grandma's house.
(EKA: Episode 2750)
2485o
Muppets Ernie: Captain Ernest pilots The Love Boat. He loves his boat, and soon all of the passengers join him in expressing their love for the boat.
(EKA: Episode 2485)
0011.R.Radio
Cartoon A man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
WhoYouLookinAtTiger.Refilmed
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
Re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2546)
2922d

2922e
SCENE 3 Telly wants Baby Natasha to crawl around him to show him that she loves him. Instead, she crawls straight down the block.
Cecille-brushdown
Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
(First: Episode 2862)
2Head-TRIP
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster trips over the parts of the word TRIP.
(EKA: Episode 2764)
Oranges!!
Film / Animation Oranges are peeled and sliced in stop-motion, and some kids eat them.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
2922f
SCENE 4 Telly recruits Maria for his demonstration, hoping Natasha is more likely to crawl around her. Natasha instead crawls under Maria's legs and then goes off course.
TalkingTV
Cartoon A little girl leaves everything on in the house, until the TV set recites a poem about sharing electricity.
(First: Episode 2845)
Beat The Time
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "Beat the Time". In order to win a cookie, Cookie Monster has to bring in three things that rhyme with the word "rain" before the hand goes around the clock. They turn out to be an old man's "cane", a "chain" (to which Frazzle is attached), and finally a "train" which destroys the set.
(First: Episode 0446)
R-Rhinobox-2
Cartoon R for rhinoceros, racquet, robot
(EKA: Episode 2443)
Abuelofishing
Film Cheri goes fishing with her abuelo.
(First: Episode 2784)
ThinkingOfU
Muppets The Beetles are "Thinking of U."
(EKA: Episode 1486)
3960y
Cartoon "Love" word animation
(EKA: Episode 0926)
2922g
SCENE 5 Telly has a fool-proof way to get Natasha to go around Maria - since she's in her baby carriage, Telly wheels it around Maria.
AMike.MrTuba
Cartoon All the instruments in Sousaville love Mr. Tuba's music, but when he plays with them, he doesn't play the same music they're playing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2829)
1839zm
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
Abstract15
Cartoon Abstract count to 15
(First: Episode 2851)
1576g
Muppets / Celebrity Cab Calloway and the Count sing "I Want to Count."
(EKA: Episode 1545)
Hubley.Penguintap
Cartoon A penguin repeats the rhythms of the sounds it hears, which include a drum, a door knock, a saw and a typewriter.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0272)
2922h
SCENE 6 Luis closes up shop for the Around Day parade. Maria continues to wonder why she's never heard of the holiday, and Luis reminds her of previous Around Days when she was away, or ill, etc.
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2922j
SCENE 6
cont'd
Snuffy leads them to the Arbor, where Prairie reiterates to the crowd how the parade works - they pick a special "Around Day Person" to walk around. She gives clues as to who it is and it turns out to be Maria! Everyone walks around her as Luis announces the sponsors.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on September 20 and 27, 1991 and was written by Nancy Sans.


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