Sesame Street
Plot Telly waits for Radish Dude
Air date March 3, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors A, W, 3
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NightBugBoogie

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Hoots the Owl welcomes the viewer from the rooftop at night. Telly and Maria arrive, as Telly wants to meet a magical being known as "Radish Dude." He describes him, based on the story of "Izzy Monster and the Radish Dude": Izzy waits on the roof at night when Radish Dude appears. He gives Izzy a radish, which can grant his wish for a pony. Telly hopes Radish Dude can give him his wish of being able to whistle, but realizes he's forgotten some things he needs. Maria leaves to put Gabi to bed.
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Cartoon Bus Stop
(EKA: Episode 1396)
BusStopSong1976
Muppets A group of Anything Muppets sing about a "Bus Stop" sign.
(EKA: Episode 2208)
Aapestory
Cartoon A story about an ape and a bird, using the letter A.
(EKA: Episode 0179)
TwoRobins
Muppets / Celebrity Robin Williams and a robin observe how similar they are. Afterwards, the robin sings "Lullaby of Birdland".
(First: Episode 2848)
Toon.3song
Cartoon 3 song (butterflies, birthday presents, waving pennants etc.)
(EKA: Episode 1198)
Film-citygarden
Film Some kids talk about a garden they have in the middle of the city.
(First: Episode 2889)
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SCENE 2 Telly has set up the roof with balloons, a banner and a bowl of lettuce with thousand-island dressing. He imagines Radish Dude arriving in his worm-pulled wheelbarrow and instantly giving Telly the power to whistle. Telly also recalls Radish Dude likes jazz and has Hoots start playing his saxophone.
3164x
Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
2head.Telephone
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a TELEPHONE, and reads the word.
(EKA: Episode 2415)
PeckLOVE
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Recycleworld
Film A girl narrates a film about how things are recycled around the world.
(First: Episode 2913)
3187.SandW
Cartoon Sand W/w
(First: Episode 0641)
Insideherry
Muppets Kermit shows what's inside of Herry Monster using the X-ray machine.
(EKA: Episode 1974)
BodyPartShoutOut
Film Body Part Shout-Out
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0813)
SB--WWater
Cartoon Speech Balloon: W for water
(First: Episode 0062)
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SCENE 3 Hoots takes a break from playing, but Telly doesn't want the music to stop. Hoots points him toward the hole in the brickwork, which is home to the Nightclub Bug, where...
NightBugBoogie
SCENE 3 cont'd A trio of bugs sing "Night Bug Boogie."
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SCENE 3 cont'd After the song, Telly peers to the sky and asks aloud if Radish Dude heard the song.
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Animation Termites work.
(EKA: Episode 0834)
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Muppets The rainbow fish watches 3 seahorses race.
(First: Episode 2925)
Zork.Australia
Cartoon Zork lands in Australia, where a kangaroo greets him.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2790)
TakeMyHand
Muppets A little boy tells his grown-up friends to "Take My Hand" while they cross the street.
(EKA: Episode 2365)
Trollmirror
Cartoon A troll draws different faces on herself in front of a mirror.
(EKA: Episode 0834)
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SCENE 4 Maria has a talk with Telly about reality vs. imagination, which Telly understands. He insists that Radish Dude is real, however.
Jungleroom.KarenAqua
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
ShapeDancers.rectangle
Insert Big Bird watches the shape dancers make a rectangle.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
1839zm
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
3985q
Cartoon A for Acorn
(EKA: Episode 1966)
Ernie's Bert Sculpture
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie makes a clay bust of Bert, but runs out of clay for the nose, so he pulls Bert's nose off and puts it on the statue.
(EKA: Episode 0677)
4116u
Song "At School," with animation bookended by live-action footage.
(EKA: Episode 2782)
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SCENE 5 Telly has fallen asleep, so Maria sneaks a radish into his hand. He wakes up and assumes Radish Dude has visited. He tries whistling, but can't. Maria teaches him how and he learns he had the power to whistle, not Radish Dude. Telly thanks her and Hoots for their honesty and eats the radish.
Raposo.3isMyFavoriteNumber
Song "Three is My Favorite Number"
(EKA: Episode 0581)
KidFatherBuild
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found. (Spanish version)
(EKA: Episode 0277)
Jumpropeteam
Film A girls' jump-rope team trains for a contest. They end up winning second place.
(EKA: Episode 2596)
HeymomIcan'tfly
Cartoon An ostrich is born on a football field, and learns that he can't fly. He saves the game by scoring the winning touchdown.
(EKA: Episode 2458)
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SCENE 6 As the sun rises, Hoots is ready for bed, but not before playing the Whistling Game with Telly. Hoots then plays the theme, with Telly whistling along and Maria announces the sponsors.

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