Sesame Street
Plot Barkley steals the sponsors
Air date April 8, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors U, W, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Prairie Dawn has figures of today's sponsors on a crate. Barkley trots in and makes off with them despite her protests.
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SCENE 1 Prairie has managed to get back the number 5 from Barkley. She tries to show off a set of 5 balls, but there's two missing. Barkley passes through again, the two balls in his grasp. She's able to reclaim them as well and realizes she's also demonstrated addition.
3978e
Animation "Five Waltzing Chairs"
Artist: Jane Aaron
OneFineFace
Muppets Ernie and Elmo sing about the parts that make up "One Fine Face."
(EKA: Episode 2331)
Fay.add4balls
Video Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(EKA: Episode 2763)
Toon-alienringtoss
Cartoon Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them about being judgmental.
(First: Episode 2761)
TwoHeadedSpin
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word "Spin" and watch it spin around, getting dizzy in the process.
(EKA: Episode 2595)
OwlSeeds
Animation An owl is formed out of seeds.
(EKA: Episode 2811)
BarkleyInOut1
Insert While Maria tries to work, Barkley continuously barks to be let in or out of the Fix-It Shop. She then sings about how dogs love to go "In and Out."
Orangutansfilm
Film Orangutans playing (piano music)
(First: Episode 2486)
Willamina
Cartoon W for Wilhelmina
(EKA: Episode 0950)
Waiter-poachedeggs
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson wants to order a couple of poached eggs on toast, but Grover informs him that the restaurant is out of eggs, so he brings two corn cobs on toast to him. Grover gives a lecture on where eggs come from, by bringing a cornstalk, chicken feed, and a chicken to the table.
(EKA: Episode 2890)
EyeDoctor
Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
(First: Episode 2948)
Galuanganfestival
Animation "We Are Kids From Far and Wide": A girl describes the preparation for the Galungan festival in Bali, Indonesia.
(First: Episode 2750)
Colambo.slipper1

Colambo.slipper2
Muppets Colambo in "The Lost Slipper Caper"
Colambo helps Cinderella figure out what happened to her glass slipper. The Prince shows up with it, and takes Colambo with him to the palace.
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Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(EKA: Episode 2257)
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SCENE 2 Barkley drops the letter W into one of the recycling bins outside Hooper's Store. Savion comes by to collect the contents and bring them to the recycling center. He's confused when he finds the W and Prairie appears to explain what happened. She uses the oppertunity to talk about the letter, when Barkley returns and snatches the letter again.
Cecille-brushdown
Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
(EKA: Episode 2862)
SSNews.5pigs
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit tries to tell the story of the Three Little Pigs, but five pigs show up. He realizes he's encountered the wrong group of pigs -- one of these pigs went to market, one stayed home, and so on (alluding to the game of "This Little Piggy"). Just as he gets things straight, the Big Bad Wolf shows up and, determined not to have his fun spoiled, huffs and puffs Kermit away.
(EKA: Episode 0737)
3187k
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "In My Book."
Film.Countingshells
Film A scuba diver collects shells, which some kids count in voice-over.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0751)
Song.OppositeStuff
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings "Opposite Stuff."
(EKA: Episode 2384)
Speechballoon.Up
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for UP
(EKA: Episode 1541)
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SCENE 3 Telly sets up a game of "Three of These Things" for Gina to play, using pieces of fruit and the letter U. Telly barely gets through the first verse, when Prairie interrupts to reclaim her letter U. Barkley appears once more and steals her U, with Prairie still hanging on. With the game ruined, Gina claims the banana, having skipped lunch.
2040c
Cartoon Fruta Manzana (original)
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 1231)
1186m
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Herry Monster and John-John on up and down.
(EKA: Episode 0784)
Gilberto.bricks
Film Gilberto, who lives in Central America, learns how bricks are made.
(EKA: Episode 2777)
Wworm
Cartoon W is for Worm
(First: Episode 0001)
Rickbert
Muppets / Celebrity Bert and Rick Moranis sit next to each other on a plane, and learn that they (and the rest of the passengers) are alike in more ways than they realized, singing the song "Stick Out Your Hand and Say Hello."
(First: Episode 2943)
Cinco.Luis
Animation El numero cinco (Luis VO)
(EKA: Episode 2640)
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SCENE 4 Gina finds Slimey practicing for the rotten apple race in the International Worm Games, with Grundgetta timing him.
2682c
Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
Song.HandTalk
Song 14 Karat Soul sings "Hand Talk."
(First: Episode 2622)
Toon.spider
Cartoon A spider refuses to give up spinning a web, no matter how badly injured he becomes.
(EKA: Episode 2238)
Thatshowwegothere
Muppets Two flowers, a baby sparrow, and two bunnies sing "That's How I Got Here."
Clumsy.2holes
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole, and falls into another hole.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0440)
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Film Alphaquest: W
(EKA: Episode 2774)
Cavemancars
Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
(EKA: Episode 1049)
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SCENE 5 Because Barkley has all of Prairie's materials, she's unable to announce today's sponsors. Instead, she says today was brought to you buy "addition, recycling and some game of Telly's. It's not the same." Just then, Barkley returns and drops all the sponsors on the ground, which Prairie re-iterates to the viewer.


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