Sesame Street
Plot Ruby uses magnets
Air date March 26, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Molly Boylan
Sponsors P, S, 4
This episode guide has been compiled from the NHK episode guides.

2974

Picture Segment Description
2974-01
COLD OPEN Ruby demonstrates how a magnet works using a tin can. She wonders if it'll work on Oscar's trash can as well.
2974-02
SCENE 1 Ruby bothers Oscar as she tries the magnet on his can - it works! He tells her to stop, then learns it's Snuffy's turn and he has a Snuffleupagus-sized magnet...
2096v
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(EKA: Episode 1220)
WeaverBird
Song Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird."
(EKA: Episode 0372)
LifestylesBigLittle

LifestylesBigLittle2
Muppets Dicky Tick hosts "Lifestyles of the Big and Little."
(EKA: Episode 2580)
DucklingDress
Cartoon A duckling dresses itself, naming all the parts of its coat.
(EKA: Episode 1195)
Noimage
Film Cerrado (Brugnoni) (0:20)
2974-03
SCENE 2 Ruby and Ajara tie their magnet to a string and a stick and pretend it's a fishing pole. Ruby sings "Three of These Things" and they use the magnet to eliminate the item that doesn't belong.
2485za
Song Joe Raposo sings "I Believe in Little Things."
re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2485)
Greeny!!
Cartoon An orange ball tries to pet a green ball, which growls, scaring him away.
(EKA: Episode 2574)
Elmo.JuliaRoberts
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo and Julia Roberts demonstrate fear.
(EKA: Episode 2790)
Deserttravel
Film A boy who lives in Arizona narrates a film of himself and his family, who travel through a canyon with their sheep to stay at their summer house.
(EKA: Episode 2678)
Horsejigsaw
Cartoon A horse falls apart into a jigsaw puzzle.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
4butterflies
Animation Four butterflies fly across a film of a waterfall.
(EKA: Episode 2834)
Story-GrouchPickles01

Story-GrouchPickles02
Muppets Oscar reads the story of "The Grouches Who Lost All Their Pickles."
(First: Episode 2863)
Australiamap
Cartoon A map of Australia morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2646)
Chinchilla
Film College students volunteer at the San Francisco Children's Zoo, which has such animals as ferrets, opossums, and chinchillas.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2227)
3141z
Cartoon P is for Puddle
(First: Episode 0452)
SadCafe
Muppets "Ballad of the Sad Café"
4wheels4doors
Animation 4 people, 4 wheels, 4 doors, and 4 windows make a carpool.
(EKA: Episode 1027)
Elmo'sSong
Muppets Elmo writes his own song and sings it for Big Bird and Snuffy, who then wish that they had their own songs. Elmo lets them insert their own names into the lyrics, resulting in "Big Bird's Song" and "Snuffy's Song."
(First: Episode 2710)
NancyEinstein.icecubes
Cartoon Dr. Nancy Einstein learns about ice cubes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2610)
3141za
Film Alphaquest: P
A pack of painted purple penguins practicing a pop song in a pine tree park, and a pink pig with a parachute.
(EKA: Episode 2784)
EstaCerrada
Cartoon In Spanish, a man makes everything in the room cerrada, and considers making the basket abierto if only for the guitar band inside.
(EKA: Episode 1570)
EverybodysSong1978
Muppets Bip Bippadotta and The Androoze Sisters sing "Everybody's Song."
(First: Episode 2064)
1563m
Film Old paper, new paper
Music: "Blue Nosed Gopher" by Graham Preskett
(EKA: Episode 0972)
2974-05
SCENE 3 Gordon and the kids are making air paintings and demonstrate how for Oscar. Gordon suggests Oscar give it a try and he ends up blowing his straw so hard, Gordon is splattered with paint.
Typewriter-S
Cartoon Typewriter: S for Spring
(EKA: Episode 0886)
Wheremyhairbrushgoes
Muppets The Cereal Girl sings about her missing "Hair Brush."
(First: Episode 2940)
OVERfilm
Film Over (silent film)
(EKA: Episode 1451)
2head.Surprise
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster demonstrates surprise.
(First: Episode 2924)
ArtistMike.Leannasaveworld
Cartoon Leanna Williams must save the world by cleaning it.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2839)
SnailShell
Animation A snail shell is uncovered in the sand.
(EKA: Episode 2058)
Toon-fishingABCs
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
2974-06
SCENE 4 Ruby and Ajara use their magnet to "fish" out the sponsors.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on November 12, 1991.


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