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Sesame Street
Plot Telly plays Señor Zero Jr.!
Air date April 20, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors O, R, 17

Mpiece.muchado

This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
2040d
Film
Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0823)
3141zg
Cartoon
Lady Marple-Bug solves "The Case of the Four Flyers" by identifying the bird as the one that didn't fit in amongst the group of butterflies.
(EKA: Episode 2963)
Bigkidscry
Muppets
"Big Kids Cry"
(EKA: Episode 1710)
RangerArmbuckle
Cartoon
Ranger Armbuckle talks about how plants travel -- by sowing their seeds.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2727)
2991a
SCENE 2
Big Bird introduces the letters of the day - O and R. The letter O gets to boast about himself, while the letter R grumbles from the side. Big Bird encourages them to stop fighting and "get together." The two letters then form the word "OR," where they find they have a lot in common.
Toon.Orange
Cartoon
O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0975)
Molove
Muppets
Little Jerry and the Monotones climb the "Mountain of Love."
(EKA: Episode 2782)
Rosesarered
Cartoon
A peasant tries to woo a pretty girl by reciting the famous "Roses are Red" poem. The lines are fed to him by a poet behind a bush, whom she eventually runs off with.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2483)
CongaCountingSong
Song
"Conga Counting Song"
Slidepuzzle.Elephant
Animation
Slide puzzle - elephant
(EKA: Episode 0841)
2991b
SCENE 3
At Hooper's Store, Luis requests an apple from Mr. Handford just as their supply is gone. Suddenly, Luis rushes off, claiming to have left his wallet in the dishwasher.
2991c
SCENE 3 cont'd
A heroic theme plays as Señor Zero appears, swinging into the store in a rope (and looking suspiciously like Luis). He points out how there are now zero apples in the bowl and slaps a zero on it. With more zeros to find, he swings out.
2991d
SCENE 3 cont'd
Telly wishes to become a hero just like Señor Zero when he grows up, but decides to not wait and do it now. Luis re-enters and denies possessing a cape and thin mustache. Telly borrows a pot and claims he's now going to get a camera and an eggplant as he leaves. "If anybody knows what's going on here, would you kindly fill me in?," Mr. Handford asks the viewer.
Fay.1ball
Film
Fay Ray subtracts one ball.
(EKA: Episode 2757)
Gloria.Kangaroo
Cartoon
Gloria Globe is about to pull a rabbit out of her hat, but pulls out a kangaroo instead, which belongs in Australia.
(EKA: Episode 2877)
CountKidPlay
Muppets / Celebrity
The Count teams up with Kid 'n Play for a rap song about how they argued whether they should rap or count.
(EKA: Episode 2797)
3816zd
Cartoon
Number creatures #17.
(EKA: Episode 2759)
Katydid
Film
Maria and some kids count katydids hiding in the leaves.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2624)
ABCdiva
Muppets
A diva sings the Alphabet Song while the stagehand instructs the gaffers to raise and lower the alphabet sign, but the diva thinks he's asking her to alter her singing voice.
3154s1
Cartoon
Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(EKA: Episode 2073)
2991e
SCENE 4
Over at the Fix-It Shop, Telly sets up his master plan: he intends to remove his eggplant from the pot, thus leaving zero of them in it. This will then bring the arrival of Señor Zero and Telly will get a picture of him. Luis offers to take the picture so to the two can both be in it. However, when Telly removes the eggplant, Luis runs off to feed his undershirts.
2991f
SCENE 4 cont'd
Then, Señor Zero appears! He puts a zero on the pot and finds there's also zero Luises around. Telly takes a picture of him before he dashes off once more.
2991g
SCENE 4 cont'd
Luis returns immediately afterward and Telly shows him his picture. Telly adds it's what "Señor Zero Jr." will look like and wooshes off.
4134u
Animation
Cecille sings "I'm Gonna Get to You."
(EKA: Episode 2951)
Mpiece.muchado
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "Much Ado About Nothing" by Wilma Shakespeare
Navajoblanket
Animation
A Navajo blanket is formed as tribal music plays.
(EKA: Episode 2963)
2991h

2991i
SCENE 5
Oscar monitors Slimey's mud bath, when Telly appears, placing a tape player by his can. As Telly's tuba theme music plays, he swings by on his own rope, crashing into the trash can. Telly reveals himself to be "Señor Zero Jr." and shows how he matches the original compared to his photograph. Oscar points out one different - he doesn't have a mustache. Oscar offers a number of suggestions on how to make one, then revealing the unfortunate catch that'd come with them.
2991j
SCENE 5 cont'd
Just then, Slimey comes out from his mud bath. Inspired, Telly takes the muddy Slimey and sticks him to his face, forming his mustache. Telly swings off with another crash landing.
Olga.O
Cartoon
Olga y la letra O
(EKA: Episode 0413)
LindaGordon.Wind
Cast
Linda signs the word wind, and Gordon is blown away.
(EKA: Episode 2773)
3164o
Film
A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(EKA: Episode 2606)
Earrings
Cartoon
A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ...
(EKA: Episode 0821)
2991k
SCENE 6
Hooper's Store is covered with zeros, thanks to Señor Zero Jr. He swings into the store to add more zeros, but finally gets fed up with pretending; there's so many problems that come with being Señor Zero Jr. Mr. Handford tells him he can still admire Señor Zero without having to be like him, so Telly takes his costume off. Suddenly, Luis leaves to answer his ringing television...
2991l
SCENE 6 cont'd
...and Señor Zero appears once more! He puts a zero on Telly, since there are zero Señor Zero Jrs. Mr. Handford still doesn't buy any of it.
ArizonaSchool
Film
Two Navajo kids go to school in Arizona. This year, Dante enters pre-school.
(EKA: Episode 2680)
17hats
Animation
Seventeen derby hats drop onto a balloon head.
(EKA: Episode 2820)
3142m
Cast
Linda signs the word "rain" as Gordon gets wet.
(EKA: Episode 2900)
R-Rhinobox-2
Cartoon
R for rhinoceros, raquet, robot
(EKA: Episode 2491)
BarnInUSA
Muppets
"Barn in the USA"
OldFilm.DangerSign
Film
Kids watch a silent movie with a man resting on the train tracks with an oncoming trolley - DANGER!
(EKA: Episode 0881)
2991m
SCENE 7
The letters O and R get drinks at Hooper's; the O gets a Root bear and the R gets some Orange juice. As Big Bird announces the sponsors, the number 17 calls, upset they weren't invited to the street today.

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