Sesame Street
Plot Telly breaks Luis' vase
Air date February 26, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Molly Boylan
Sponsors U, Z, 1
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3197h

Picture Segment Description
3197a

3197b
SCENE 1 Luis welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, and tells Telly Monster to be careful not to break his vase. He hears the phone ring in the Fix-it Shop, and goes inside to answer it. While he's gone, Telly admires the swirly designs on the vase, waves his hands around, and accidentally knocks the vase to the ground, where it shatters. He shows Roxie Marie what he did and, thinking that Luis will yell at him for breaking the vase, runs away in fear.
3197c
SCENE 1
cont'd
Luis comes back outside and notices the remains of the vase on the ground. Roxie explains to him that Telly feels very guilty about it, and thinks Luis will yell at him, but Luis assures her that he won't - it was an accident. Roxie is impressed at how Luis handles these situations - "If I ever break somethin', I hope it's somethin' of yours."
Cecille-brushdown
Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
(EKA: Episode 2862)
Kermit-in-out-doors
Muppets Kermit describes the times it is appropriate to use the in and out doors. To his dismay, a group of monsters keeps going out the in door.
(EKA: Episode 2727)
Walk-IN
Cartoon A man walks in an IN.
(EKA: Episode 1057)
Film.Capoeira
Film Michael introduces his friend to the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira.
(EKA: Episode 2752)
1576f
Cartoon Animated quilt patterns.
(EKA: Episode 1545)
3197d
SCENE 2 Luis tells Gordon and Savion to keep an eye out for Telly and tell him that Luis is looking for him, but isn't mad at him.
3197e
SCENE 2
cont'd
Meanwhile, the Amazing Mumford is about to eat his lunch, when Telly begs for Mumford to make him invisible, so Luis won't find him and yell at him for breaking the vase. Mumford agrees to do so, but succeeds at making everything invisible except Telly. Savion spots Telly and tells him that Luis is looking for him, and Telly runs away screaming again.
3127.SandU
Animation Sand U / u
(EKA: Episode 2406)
ThinkingOfU
Muppets The Beetles are "Thinking of U."
(EKA: Episode 1486)
2860.FatCat
Cartoon AT words: A fat cat with a hat sat on a mat. A bat scared the fat cat.
(EKA: Episode 2395)
2040d
Film Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0823)
3197f
SCENE 3 To hide from Luis, Telly disguises himself as a banana, and is mistaken for one by Joey and Davey Monkey. Gordon reports to Telly that Luis is looking for him, and Telly quickly "splits."
4115y
Cartoon "Banana Samba" (short version)
(EKA: Episode 2920)
400026
Cartoon At night, a group of mice are scared of a monster in the woods. They describe its features until the feared monster looks like an elephant - who is more scared of the mice.
(EKA: Episode 0814)
MarshalGroverFred.Water
Muppets Marshal Grover and Fred the Wonder Horse look for water in the desert.
(EKA: Episode 2874)
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(EKA: Episode 0872)
3136w
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(EKA: Episode 2734)
3197g
SCENE 4 Telly has packed up his suitcase, and is ready to run away from Sesame Street. Rosita catches up with him, and begs him not to run away. She tells him a story: when she was a little monster, she accidentally spilled her bowl of oatmeal and broke the bowl. She hid under the bed, but knew she couldn't stay there forever, so she told her mami the truth, and she forgave her. Telly realizes he should do the same with Luis, and goes off to look for him.
3197h
SCENE 4
cont'd
Telly finds Luis, and tells him the truth. Instead of yelling at him, Luis invites him over to Hooper's for a soda.
Sqsong
Cartoon The Four Squares sing "It's Hip To Be a Square."
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(EKA: Episode 2615)
Harvey1
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper asks, "Would ya like one?"
(EKA: Episode 2623)
3136j
Song "Elbows and Knees"
(EKA: Episode 2641)
Detective.Hippo
Cartoon The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
(EKA: Episode 2573)
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3197j
SCENE 5 Gordon and the Count present the number 1 to the viewer. Gordon has only one book and one glass of juice, but the Count imagines being able to count multiples of each of them, and even nine of himself.
1drum
Cartoon Hortense beats one drum.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2623)
Eskimohome
Muppets "Home to Me"
(EKA: Episode 2122)
Greenhouseeffect
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(EKA: Episode 1230)
1041Zebra Cartoon Z for zebra and zoo
(EKA: Episode 0307)
Ullman1
Muppets / Celebrity Tracey Ullman and some kids play a Simon-style game with Mr. Honker, a Dinger, and a duck.
(First: Episode 2584)
Which
Animation WH words (wheel, which, whiz, where, white, whale)
(First: Episode 2937)
Aardvark edited
Song Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
Re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2594)
KermitGroverKim.FirstLast
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover, Kimberly, and Kermit demonstrate first and last.
(EKA: Episode 1448)
FirstMiddleLast
Cartoon First, Middle, Last (men on horse)
(EKA: Episode 0929)
3197k
SCENE 6 Savion has to get to his tap class, but first he, Telly and some kids have to use his tap shoes to play a game of "Three of These Things" along with a toy rocket ship, toy airplane, and toy helicopter.
Udogcartoon
Cartoon A dog learns about U.
(First: Episode 0131)
2096s
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
2257w
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Was Bert captured by martians?
(EKA: Episode 1208)
LuxoJr.HeavyLight
Animation Luxo Jr.: Heavy and light
(EKA: Episode 2860)
Song.doggypaddle
Song Joe Raposo sings "Doggy Paddle."
(EKA: Episode 2517)
3197l
SCENE 7 Gordon announces the sponsors, and The Count imagines 9 Gordons.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on October 10, 1991.
  • This episode was later repeated in Season 25 as Episode 3197.


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