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Sesame Street
Plot Word Play on Sesame Street
Air date January 20, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors J, Q, 16
Syndication
Releases

2926

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1

Elmo and Big Bird play word tag (OPEN)

Cartoon

Would you mind closing our OPEN?
(EKA: Episode 0573)

Muppets
"Forty Blocks from My Home"
(EKA: Episode 2614)
Cartoon
Ranger Armbuckle talks about how plants travel - by sowing their seeds.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2727)
Film

Song: "I Can Do It By Myself"
(EKA: Episode 1736)

Muppets
Cookie Monster appears as a guest on Murphy Brownbag's "Lunch Talk" and shares his tips of a healthy, monster meal.
(EKA: Episode 2714)
Cartoon

Fruta Manzana sings about being happy and healthy.
Artist: Don Duga and Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2040)


SCENE 2
Gina finds herself on Sonny Friendly's latest game show, "When You're Hot, You're Hot!" She must identify the word "HOT." Gina finds it obvious, as the other two choices are a chicken and apple pie slice, which she wins as her prizes. The word HOT then is tagged by the rest and joins their game.
Cartoon
"Sixteen Blues"
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Muppets

Pageant: Tooth
(EKA: Episode 2481)

Cartoon

Ella juega tenis (sand)
(EKA: Episode 2356)

Film

An Hispanic boy gets up, gets dressed and goes to school as Spanish music plays (A la luna no voy yo)
(EKA: Episode 2292)

Cartoon

Q

SCENE 3
An Anything Muppet boy asks Gina if she's seen his dog. He gives a perplexing description of him, which turns out to be for a purple, polka-dotted word DOG instead. The gang rushes by and DOG is tagged, leading to another chaotic chase.
Muppets
Is Barkley a DOG or a BANANA?
Film
Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(EKA: Episode 2491)
Muppets
"Listen to the Bells"
(EKA: Episode 2506)
Cartoon
Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 0597)
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(EKA: Episode 2164)
Cartoon

All living things need water

SCENE 4
As the gang makes a ruckas in Hooper's Store, Gina is approached by another Anything Muppet, who needs some words for his dictionary. The only words missing are HOT, DOG, and OPEN, who leave with the man. With no words left to play tag with, Gina initiates a new game with Big Bird and Elmo.
Cartoon
Lillian discusses the adjustments she had to make when her parents had a new baby. She ultimately appreciates her sister.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Muppets

Ernie and Bert go see a silent movie, "The Picnic" (starring Maria as Charlie Chaplin and Linda as the girl).
(EKA: Episode 2887)

Cartoon

Sand J/j
(EKA: Episode 1364)

Muppets

Song: "This Is My J" (Biff)
(EKA: Episode 1709)

Cartoon

5 Purple Konkers
(EKA: Episode 0812)

SCENE 5
Elmo and Akinyele Copeland discuss how they're the same and different, then read Africa Dream by Eloise Greenfield.
Cartoon

Calypso count to 16

Film

Sounds around the house #1
(EKA: Episode 1706)

Muppets

Song: "The Batty Bat" (The Count)
(First: Episode 2096)

Cartoon

One of these footprints ("Move over!")

SCENE 6
Big Bird finds three friends, impatiently waiting for the bus. Big Bird suggests that saying the alphabet will bring the bus and they start rapping "The Alphabet Song." The bus does show up, but instead blows right past them. "I said I could make it come, I didn't say I could make it stop," Big Bird sheepishly admits.
Song
"Playground Map Song"
(EKA: Episode 2882)
Cartoon

OOOH DANNY! (Milly & Molly hang picture)
(EKA: Episode 2107)

Muppets
Randy Travis sings "How Should I Tell You I Love You" while Telly Monster acts out the lyrics.
(EKA: Episode 2888)
Cartoon
A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
SCENE 7
Playing tag still, Gina hides out behind the steps and announces the sponsors.

Notes

  • This episode would later be rerun as part of season 25, renumbered 3186.


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