Sesame Street
Plot Elmo finds out about people's careers
Air date March 13, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors F, G, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At Hooper's, Elmo wonders why Mr. Handford is playing with a toy fire truck. Mr. Handford explains, in song, that he used to have one when he was a kid, and it inspired him to be a firefighter.
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Cartoon Es un gato
(EKA: Episode 1966)
Ssnews.macdonaldhealth
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald opens a health resort for his animals.
(EKA: Episode 2764)
Musicalnotes.G
Animation G/g musical notes (Gordon voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Film.Fruitsalad
Film A boy makes fruit salad.
(EKA: Episode 1195)
2head.Shapes
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster looks at different shapes.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
Fleas!
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2398)
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PollyD-MakinMusic
SCENE 2 Elmo tells Polly Darton about what Mr. Handford just told him. She sings a song about how ordinary sounds influenced her to make "Music."
Cartoonwizard
Cartoon A wizard walks through a door. A boy in pajamas tries to imitate him without success.
(EKA: Episode 1056)
OverUnderAroundThroughfilm
Song "Around and Around"
(First: Episode 2753)
HappinessBeginsat40

Happiness40
Muppets Game Show: Happiness Begins at 40
Guy Smiley gets the Sad Family out of their rut by having them count to 40.
(EKA: Episode 2626)
Monkeys.abovebelow
Cartoon A bird watches as two monkeys climb above and below each other in a tree.
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Film Lobster fisherman
(EKA: Episode 0966)
ABC.Fierlinger
Cartoon The Alphabet Song (country, gospel, Mexican)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 1576)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Elmo finds Gordon teaching Miles a simple experiment using a child's chemistry set. Gordon tells Elmo that his father took good care of him and taught him a lot, inspiring him to become a teacher and father one day. He sings a song ("Taking Care of You") over a flashback of himself learning from his father, him teaching his little sister and finally teaching Miles.
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Cartoon A ball goes up and down a musical staircase.
(EKA: Episode 2230)
ErnieForestFashion
Muppets Fashion Report
Ernie gives a report on what the well-dressed trees are wearing each season.
(EKA: Episode 2417)
Gorilla.G.words
Cartoon A gorilla names "G" words.
(EKA: Episode 2064)
Makincheese
Film A boy narrates a film about how cheese is made.
(EKA: Episode 1124)
2227-Cans
Cartoon A bear (Jim Thurman) stacks 10 cans.
(EKA: Episode 2227)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Gordon, Mr. Handford, Elmo and the kids discuss jobs. Elmo thinks he'd like to be a teacher one day and work at the same school with Gordon.
AMike.MrTuba
Cartoon All the instruments in Sousaville love Mr. Tuba's music, but when he plays with them, he doesn't play the same music they're playing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2829)
Seijiozawa Muppets / Celebrity "Pretty Great Performances" features Placido Flamingo singing "Italian Street Song" with the All-Animal Orchestra, led by conductor Seiji Ozawa
(EKA: Episode 2485)
Planet-G
Animation Planet G / g
(First: Episode 2844)
Film.Were5
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(EKA: Episode 1449)
ChairSIT
Cartoon A chair displays the word SIT, and a beast sits on him.
(EKA: Episode 1374)
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Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie tries to use a scale to divide the cherries evenly, but he characteristically eats them all. Bert screams and faints.
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Pinball.10
Cartoon Pinball #10
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1246)
BB.Snuffy.thinkingofsomeone
Insert Big Bird and Snuffy sing a guessing game song about each other.
(First: Episode 2813)
Toon.ILoveYou
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
TwinBeaks
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: Twin Beaks
(First: Episode 2822)
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Song "Rollin' on the River"
(First: Episode 2783)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Elmo tells Gordon that he hasn't settled on what he wants to be when he grows up, but he knows what he wants to be now - a little, red monster who likes playing games. He engages Gordon in a game of tag as the sponsors are announced.



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