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Episode 2981

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Sesame Street
Plot Elmo pretends he is as big as Gordon
Air date April 6, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors J, Z, 8
Syndication
Releases

2981gordon

This page has been compiled from a Japanese episode guide, and may or may not be equivalent to the American PBS broadcast.
Picture Segment Description
2981coldopen
COLD OPEN
Elmo welcomes the viewer and says he will imagine that he has a great big body just like Gordon.
2981scene1
SCENE 1
Elmo examines Gordon--brown skin, brown eyes, two long legs, two big feet, etc. He tells Gordon he is going to imagine he is like Gordon, except with hair. Why? Well, as long as Elmo's imagining, why not have hair? Elmo imagines Gordon with different styles of hair, and decides on a hat instead. He imagines Gordon in different hats.
Toon.somemoremost.hair
Cartoon
I've got some (hair), I've got more, but I've got the most.
(EKA: Episode 1141)
Song.ThatsWhatCounts
Muppets
The Count sings "That's What Counts" about the ten things most important to him.
(EKA: Episode 2558)
1839ze
Film
Kids narrate a film about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
PlanetJ
Animation
Planet J/j
(EKA: Episode 2849)
Hoots.2head
Muppets
Hoots and the Two-Headed Monster demonstrate that whether music is fast or slow, it is still enjoyable.
1563k
Cartoon
"Candy Man"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0423)
2981scene2
SCENE 2
Elmo imagines he is big and strong like Gordon, and he can do things little Elmo can't do, like play basketball. Elmo stops pretending because he has to go to the bathroom.
Handdrawncastle
Cartoon
A hand draws a castle with a growling dragon inside, which scares the princess until her knight in shining armor leads the dragon away.
(EKA: Episode 2621)
ForgetfulsRide
Muppets
Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: it has four legs, a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
LetterZcrayon
Cartoon
Z for zigzag, zero, zoo and zebra
(EKA: Episode 2411)
EBPlanningforFlood
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie is planning to go to the library, when he hears on the radio that it might rain. So he gets out his umbrella, and puts on his raincoat, rain hat, and galoshes. Then, in case it floods, he takes a bag of groceries and a life preserver. Finally, he makes Bert go to the library with him, so he won't be stranded in the flood without him.
(EKA: Episode 1148)
2795r
Film
Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0956)
2981scene3
SCENE 3
Elmo returns with a toy airplane, and imagines he is as big as Gordon again, flying his plane around. He spots Susan writing a letter, and wants to sit on her lap and watch. He imagines he's too big and heavy, and decides that sometimes smaller is better.
1186s
Cartoon
Cherries fall through a moving hole onto a man who demonstrates up and down.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0881)
Throwitmyway
Muppets
Oscar sings "Just Throw It My Way."
Jaguarpuzzle
Cartoon
Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(EKA: Episode 1364)
SaltMySalt
Song
Jerry Nelson sings "Salt, My Salt."
(EKA: Episode 2909)
CM.Tara.Information
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Cookie Monster has Tara help him explain the word information by giving him cookies to eat.
(EKA: Episode 2614)
4115s
Cartoon
Leanna Williams tells a story of how she traveled to Hawaii and bought a Hawaiian shirt.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2885)
BillyJoelABCs
Celebrity
Billy Joel sings the alphabet with Anything Muppets and kids.
Scribblesbarcode
Animation
Two giddy female scribbles introduce themselves to a bar code, who can only beep. They recognize him from the supermarket.
8 balls of fur
Muppets
Little Chrissy sings "Eight Balls of Fur."
(EKA: Episode 2883)
Imagardener
Film
Some kids watch a film of a man working in a greenhouse, and try to guess what his job is.
(EKA: Episode 0826)
Zanyz
Cartoon
Z doesn't like its sleepy Z image -- Z can also be zany, and zip and zoom.
001
Muppets
Phil Harmonic introduces Ernie and Placido Flamingo, who sing "Up and Down Opera" to demonstrate up and down.
(EKA: Episode 2947)
Hatch8
Cartoon
7 chicks plus 1 alligator makes 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
JaneSnuff1

JaneSnuff2
Muppets
Snuffy brings his TV over to Big Bird's nest so that he, Big Bird, and some kids can work out along with Jane Snuffleupagus.
(EKA: Episode 2173)
StonesDontGrow
Cartoon
Two crows sing "Stones Don't Grow."
(EKA: Episode 2599)
KermitLecture.NZ
Muppets
Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter Z, but it turns up and becomes an N.
(EKA: Episode 2603)
FluffyPetey
Cartoon
Fluffy recalls being a homeless dog, getting taken in to the dog pound, and meeting his new pal Petey.
Artist: ArtistMike
LindaStreet
Cast
Linda signs the word "street".
Babyzebra
Film
Baby animals nurse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 1199)
RickGrover
Muppets / Celebrity
"Minnesota Shorts" (Rick Moranis) has trouble becoming pool champion of the world when Grover keeps pestering him with questions, in this spoof of The Hustler.
8harvesters
Animation
Counting 8 harvesters
2981scene4
SCENE 4
Luis, Telly, Gabi, and a friend are going to watch a show about pigs.
2356-6
Song
Sesame Street Creature Feature: Joe Raposo sings "Bein' a Pig".
(EKA: Episode 2356)
2981scene4cont
SCENE 4 cont'd
Luis asks Telly if he wants to have a discussion about the show they just saw. Telly liked the piglets, and Luis asks if he can snort like a pig. Maria arrives to find Telly and Luis snorting. They say they're having a discussion and ask if she wants to join it. She doesn't, so Luis says Maria thinks she's too old to snort. After that comment, Maria joins in the snorting. Elmo announces the sponsors.

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