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Sesame Street
Plot Monty bothers Prairie Dawn
Air date February 17, 1992 (Presidents' Day)
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors F, S, 7
Syndication
Releases

2946

Picture Segment Description
2946a
COLD OPEN
While reading a book, Prairie Dawn notices the viewer, and mentions today's sponsors. Monty then pops into view, announcing a song that has nothing to do with cabbages.
2946b
SCENE 1
Monty brings a cabbage over so he can point out the similarities between Prairie Dawn and cabbages. Prairie points out that they have no similarities whatsoever, and storms off, having nothing to say -- which Monty also notices about the cabbage. Monty announces something that has nothing to do with pineapples ...
WaterBaby
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Water Baby" over footage of seals and kids swimming.
(EKA: Episode 2228)
1800-17
Cartoon
Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF
(EKA: Episode 1800)
KermitElmoPostoffice
Muppets
Elmo bumps into Kermit the Frog on the way to the post office, begging to help him with one of his demonstrations, during which the post office closes - a perfect prompt to demonstrate closed.
(EKA: Episode 2783)
Gloria.Kangaroo
Cartoon
Gloria Globe attempts to pull a rabbit out of her hat, but pulls out a kangaroo instead, which belongs in Australia.
(EKA: Episode 2877)
Girl-recycles-cans

Recyclecans
Film
A little girl narrates a film about how cans can be recycled. She washes them and collects them in a wagon, which she takes to the recycling center. There it is sorted and separated with a magnet. After its loaded onto trucks, it is taken to a factory to be melted and shaped into new cans like the ones seen in her fridge at home.
(EKA: Episode 2914)
2946c

2946d
SCENE 2
Monty brings a pineapple over to Prairie so he can point out the many things one can do with a pineapple, such as play on a tire swing with it, pretend it's a dog, or teach it to play checkers. He points out some kids doing those things, but Prairie informs him that that's not what you do with a pineapple. "Well, what do you do with a pineapple?" asks Monty. "Eat!" says Prairie. Failing to get the point, Monty invites the pineapple to a restaurant.
Alligatorking2
Cartoon
The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0812)
ForgetfulBusterTeeth
Muppets
Forgetful Jones forgets what he has to do at night. Clementine tells him it involves using a toothbrush, and he remembers that he and Buster the Horse have to brush each other's teeth.
Remade version
(EKA: Episode 2164)
YourOldFriendToothbrush!
Cartoon
A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(EKA: Episode 2572)
BBSnuffyVaudeville
Muppets
On the vaudeville stage, Big Bird and Snuffy identify S words and tell gum-wrapper jokes.
(EKA: Episode 2244)
2096v
Cartoon
A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
2946e
SCENE 3
Monty stands next to Prairie once again to talk about opposites. Monty says hello. Prairie says goodbye, then walks off.
40lemmings
Cartoon
40 lemmings (doo-wop)
MysteriousTheaterMissingCat
Muppets
Mysterious Theater
Sherlock Hemlock is on the search for Lady Agatha's missing cat, knowing that is under something that rhymes with "at", while Watson discovers the cat is under a mat, which leads into a big cat-and-dog fight.
(First: Episode 2622)
7Piglets
Cartoon
7 piglets
Artist: Owe Gustafson
1446b
Film
Song: What's It Like To Be In School?
(EKA: Episode 1446)
300007
Cartoon
A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(EKA: Episode 0339)
3141u
Celebrity
At Birdland, Hoots introduces Bobby McFerrin, who does a call-and-response scat song with the audience.
(First: Episode 2874)
Laughingman2
Film
A man makes a shadow puppet of a laughing man.
(EKA: Episode 1845)
2946f

2946g
SCENE 4
Gina finds Prairie hiding from Monty, who shows up yet again with a cabbage and a pineapple. He almost gives another bothersome silly lecture, when Prairie cuts him off so she can talk about near and far. Right now she is near Monty, but then she walks far away from him. Monty decides to catch up with her again to tell her how much he enjoyed that demonstration.
Grover-surf-nearfar
Muppets
Grover, on a surfboard, demonstrates near and far.
(EKA: Episode 2859)
7Sopranos
Cartoon
"Seven Sweet Sopranos" on a shaky piano
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2358)
BertsBlanket01

BertsBlanket02
Muppets
While Ernie is away visiting the Count, Bert has the place all to himself... or so he thinks! A group of sheep burst into the room and proceed to sing him a song ("Bert's Blanket") about how his blanket was made (with a flashback scene where Ernie is portrayed as a farmer). Bert then corrects them on the actual production phase.
(EKA: Episode 2499)
3164z
Cartoon
Are you the monster that ate the television?
(EKA: Episode 2617)
Ringmybell
Muppets
Cookie Monster: Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(EKA: Episode 0707)
Swingalonewithme
Song
A girl invites the listener to "Swing Up High."
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0813)
2946h
SCENE 5
Prairie hides in Big Bird's nest area, but sure enough, Monty finds her there. He tries to display a sad cabbage, but Prairie cuts him off and tells him that cabbages don't have feelings, but she does, and she feels angry right now. With that, she storms off. Monty points to her and says, "Now, that is one angry cabbage."
AMike.Angryboy
Cartoon
A little boy describes a time when he got angry after his toy truck was destroyed by a big kid.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2849)
Lacharreada
Muppets / Celebrity
Linda Ronstadt sings "La Charreada" with Elmo and Parker Monster.
(EKA: Episode 2820)
Signman.HotDog
Cartoon
Sign Man: HOT DOG
(EKA: Episode 1142)
Whalestatue
Film
In Alaska, a sculptor makes carvings of cold climate animals.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2365)
Hubley.snake
Cartoon
A voice asks a face if it's aware of the letter S, and it is revealed that the face belongs to a snake.
Artists: The Hubleys
2946i

2946j
SCENE 6
Prairie tells Gina how overwhelmed she is that she yelled at Monty just now. Monty comes by and apologizes for bothering her all day ("I know that I'm annoying, but I just can't help it"), and she apologizes for yelling at him. She acknowledges that they're different but can still be friends. Monty agrees that they can be friends -- all four of them, including the cabbage and the pineapple. Monty chases after an annoyed Prairie again, and Gina announces the sponsors.


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