Sesame Street
Plot Writing with Flo Bear
Air date February 19, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors I, J, 2
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Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE 1 Flo Bear and the Writettes (Maria, Gina and Linda) sing "Let's All Write."
2059za
Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone
(EKA: Episode 2059)
3998p
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2855)
2293r
Muppets Kermit and the word “taxi.”
(EKA: Episode 2293)
Jughead
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(EKA: Episode 0231)
Imagardener
Film Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(First: Episode 0772)
TheOppositeSong
Muppets "The Opposite Song"
(EKA: Episode 1111)
Crocodile2.IshuPatel
Animation It's a crocodile
Artist: Ishu Patel
(EKA: Episode 1663)
Ss2948scene2
SCENE 2 Flo Bear visits the Fix-It Shop and proposes that she and Luis work on a story together. She convinces him to drop what he's currently writing on his computer to start working on their collaboration. She gives him the title ("The Truth About Fruit") and he immediately thinks of interesting plot developments. Flo tells him that she already has the story in mind, she just needs him to type it up.
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Film Photographic collage demonstration of ALL, MOST, SOME and NONE of an apple.
(EKA: Episode 0979)
SandJ
Cartoon Sand J/j
(EKA: Episode 1364)
Casablanca1

Casablanca2
Muppets Great Movie Classics: Casablanca
Rick keeps telling the pianist to keep saying the alphabet ("Say it again, Sam").
(EKA: Episode 2687)
Dots1
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
SpanishBodyPartSong
Film Body parts song sung in Spanish.
(First: Episode 1113)
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SCENE 3 From the "Writer's Corner on Sesame Street," Flo discusses the useful letter I. She then does a brief quiz about an I word used in writing, segueing to...
Toon.Inkbird
Cartoon I-Ink (angry bird)
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Song.intheair
Muppets Elmo sings about "The Sound That's in the Air."
2356-9
Cartoon In rhyme, a man points out animals who stole and/or ruined his clothing.
(First: Episode 0778)
Fivedancerssubtract
Film Five dancers disappear one by one, until there are none left.
(EKA: Episode 0761)
Placido.PELIGRO
Muppets Live from the Nestropolitan Opera, Phil Harmonic introduces the staged production of Peligro starring Placido Flamingo.
(EKA: Episode 2506)
1706i
Cartoon Two giraffes (Swedish animation)
(First: Episode 1468)
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SCENE 4 Maria is confused when she sees Snuffy talking to the doorknob of the Fix-It Shop. It turns out that he's talking to Letitia, his ladybug friend who is sitting on the knob.
1707i
Film Joe Raposo: Insects (instrumental w/ kid VO, same music as "Peacock")
(EKA: Episode 0732)
3146-Animals
Cartoon In song, an ostrich, frog, mole and bee change lifestyles, which alters which one is over, under, around and through.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2507)
ErnieShola.Nickel
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentErnie's lost the nickel he was going to use for candy, so Shola gives him another one.
(First: Episode 0565)
3963h
Cartoon Pencil box I/i
(First: Episode 2890)
Film.Navajo
Film Two Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
(First: Episode 2665)
PrairieTyne
Muppets / Celebrity Prairie Dawn and Tyne Daly sing about "Same and Different."
(First: Episode 2769)
Jaguarpuzzle
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(EKA: Episode 1291)
Ss2948scene5
SCENE 5 Big Bird and the Birdketeers pretend to be lost at sea; Big Bird and Gregory on an island, and the others pretending to be the ocean. The two put a note (reading "HELP") in a bottle, which his then thrown out to sea (actually, just outside his door). While they wait to be rescued, they all head to the park to play.
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Cartoon A kid voice-over says, "Ocean," as a fish is seen swimming in the ocean.
(First: Episode 2670)
Waiter-poetic
Muppets Waiter Grover has a new method of remembering orders: He makes up a poem to remember what is ordered and who ordered it. Mr. Johnson orders a cheeseburger with a pickle and French fries, which Grover interprets as "Round and tasty on a bun, pickles, French fries, yum, yum, yum!" However, he brings Mr. Johnson a grapefruit on a bun.
(EKA: Episode 2440)
Zoo1-5
Cartoon A male chorus sings about zoo animals, to the tune of "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
(EKA: Episode 0849)
Sunflowerbells
Film Footage of a sunflower seed factory, where birdseed bells are manufactured.
(EKA: Episode 2208)
2head.SHAKE
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word SHAKE, and an earthquake happens.
(First: Episode 2557)
JoesLap
Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(EKA: Episode 0825)
Womaninburningbuilding.HELP!
Film Anne Meara narrates a silent film of a woman in a burning building, who needs HELP.
(EKA: Episode 0720)
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SCENE 6 Telly rushes over to Hooper's Store and shows Mr. Handford the message in a bottle. He initially believes the bottle needs their help, but by piecing together the clues, they conclude it must be Big Bird.
Song.Capital.I
Cartoon "I in the Sky"
(First: Episode 0368)
EyeDoctor
Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
ShelleyGetThere
Muppets Shelley the Turtle sings "I Get There" on his way to a picnic.
(EKA: Episode 2362)
Toon.AnnieEyeball.air
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2586)
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SCENE 7 Big Bird informs Telly that they're no longer playing their island game, so they don't need his help for that. But, they do need his help in announcing the sponsors.


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