Sesame Street
Plot Mr. Handford and the pogo stick
Air date February 11, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors N, V, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.


Picture Segment Description
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(EKA: Episode 2448)
Cartoon A boy narrates a poem about how he met Eleanor, the monster under his bed.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2773)
Song "Reach Your Hand Up High"
(EKA: Episode 2750)

SCENE Oscar narrates the conclusion of the worm soap opera, As the Worm Turns. At Lake Mudpie, Dr. Brad (Slimey) and his wife Crystal catch a fish, but how will they get the fish home? The Worm Scouts arrive and Dr. Brad offers to share the fish if they can help. Back in Hooper's Store, Mr. Handford, Gina and the Grouchketeers finishing watching the show and come up with ideas for how the worms might cook the fish.
Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings about "Air."
(EKA: Episode 2534)
Cartoon A janitor sweeps up his own footprints the wrong way, then the right way. Just then, a giant centipede leaves tracks all over the floor.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0262)
Muppets Is Barkley a DOG or a BANANA?
(EKA: Episode 2838)
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(EKA: Episode 2226)
Cartoon Que es Esto?: Horse
(EKA: Episode 2620)
Insert Lillian and the "Sting Quartet" (a small, insect Dixieland band) sing "It's Not How Big You Are."
Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 0868)
Muppets Waiter Grover: Hamburger - Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger. The restaurant offers two sizes: the big hamburgers and the small hamburgers. When the small hamburgers are too small, he orders a big one, but because there have been some problems with the big hamburger, Grover tries to convince him to order several small ones.
(EKA: Episode 0705)
Film The Count (in voiceover) subtracts from five to three to zero children on a park bench.
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(EKA: Episode 0273)

SCENE Mr. Handford watches Evin jump on her pogo stick, which reminds him of his youth. In a flashback, he's seen bouncing on his own pogo stick, when he mother tells him to stop and do his homework. In the present, he shows Big Bird and the kids how he used to bounce using Evin's pogo stick. He misses a call from his mother on the phone, but Gina passes along the message - "Stop jumping and do your homework!"
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(EKA: Episode 2062)
Muppets Telly and Elmo sing about the difference between "Heavy and Light."
(EKA: Episode 2888)
Toon heavylight
Cartoon Heavy and light characters are weighed on a scale.
(EKA: Episode 1094)
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 0266)
SCENE Mr. Handford still jumps on the pogo stick, while Gina is stuck with all the work at Hooper's. She decides to make a call. Later, Mr. Handford's mother arrives on the street and makes him return to work.
Cartoon Leanna Williams tells a story of how she traveled to Hawaii and bought a Hawaiian shirt.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2745)
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "But I Like You."
(EKA: Episode 1952)
Animation Ornate Vs spin around as a song about them plays.
Film Sounds around the house: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(EKA: Episode 2122)
Cartoon A man asks the viewer to circle him, draw a line to him, follow him with arrows, etc.
(EKA: Episode 2058)
SCENE Oscar and the Grouchketeers watch as Slimey bounces on his pogo stick while Mr. Handford announces the sponsors.


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