Sesame Street
Plot What You Hear is What You Get
Air date April 23, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors B, F, 18
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly listens to the sounds of the street, when Sonny Friendly pops up. Today, his Traveling Game Show presents "What You Hear is What You Get!" Gina tries to convince Telly to stay out of the game, but Telly wants to have some fun, despite the chance of getting a lousy prize. Telly covers his eyes and if he can correctly guess the sound he hears, he will win whatever makes that sound. He correctly guesses hearing the sound of a turkey, winning him a live one. His hands still over his eyes, he then guesses the cheering sound is from his audience. He ends up winning them as well and becomes surrounded by Sonny's crowd. As Sonny heads off, Telly wonders what he's going to do with a turkey and a live audience.
3154h
Film Alphaquest: B
(First: Episode 2706)
Song.ImABookwormBaby
Muppets "I'm a Bookworm, Baby!"
1708i
Cartoon A postal worker tells the viewer what the post office is good for.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0929)
4133t

4133v
Film Wanda the Word Fairy drives to a market to demonstrate the words of foods, attracting the suspicious gaze of the grocer in the process.
(EKA: Episode 2736)
20shells
Animation Counting 20 shells
BusyBody1
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk perform "Get Your Body Busy", part 1.
1446p
Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog and fantastic.
(First: Episode 1102)
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SCENE 2 Telly still wonders what to do with his prizes. The audience shouts out suggestions, when he realizes he can use them to do his own game show. For his show, he, the turkey and the audience all have to say the alphabet together.
4116u
Song "At School," with animation bookended by live-action footage.
(First: Episode 2782)
GoldenAn
Muppets Lefty's boss tells Lefty the plan for what to do with the Golden AN, which they have just stolen. Lefty is to put it in the tan van and give it to Dan, who will take it to Fran. However, Lefty can't remember the plan very well and has to repeat it, which results in a police officer named Stan hearing the plan and giving him "ten days in the can for stealing the Golden AN."
(EKA: Episode 0668)
BlackWhiteMachines
Animation Two seemingly identical machines - one black, one white - cooperate to make the sound of a choo-choo train.
(EKA: Episode 2843)
LookaLittleCloser.Horse
Song Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer". (horse)
(EKA: Episode 2642)
Toon.Oneboot
Cartoon B for boot
(EKA: Episode 2163)
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SCENE 3 Telly introduces Maria and Gabi to his audience and turkey. Maria and Gabi head off for Gabi's first visit to the dentist.
4129zk
Animation Abstract #18
(First: Episode 2859)
3144za
Muppets Caveman Days
King Ernie needs to clean his yucky teeth. The Royal Smart Person brings a big brush (used for sweeping), then a middle-sized brush (used for brushing hair), then a smaller brush (used for painting), and finally a really small brush (a toothbrush). Just as Ernie proclaims that he'll "brush every tooth in the entire kingdom," a saber-toothed tiger comes in, seizes the toothbrush, and begins to use it himself!
(EKA: Episode 2414)
Madscientist.FRED
Cartoon A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot", and "Friday."
(EKA: Episode 1198)
Oranges!!
Film / Animation Oranges are peeled and sliced in stop-motion, and some kids eat them.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Followsnake
Cartoon A snake has a knot in his middle, and he can't find his end. The detective helps the snake find his end ... playing drums in a band.
(EKA: Episode 2691)
BusyBody2
Muppets "Get Your Body Busy" part 2
CayardCats
Cartoon Everything you need to know about cats.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0984)
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SCENE 4 Maria and Gabi arrive at Dr. Barnes' office and Gabi gets her check-up. She receives a toothbrush and a sticker for the "Most Excellent Teeth Club." Maria is promised one too, after she gets her own check-up.
3141y
Song "Take Care of That Smile"
(EKA: Episode 2745)
DialMforMother
Muppets Mysterious Theater: Dial M for Mother
Sherlock Hemlock tries to figure out what he needs to call his mother before Big Ben strikes midnight... as he stands next to a London telephone booth. The message Sherlock has is to wish his mother a happy birthday.
(EKA: Episode 2727)
Film-fullsubway
Film Kids shout "empty" and "full" to describe a subway car.
(EKA: Episode 2029)
Song.planplanplan
Cartoon Pirates sing a doo-wop song about how they are preparing for their journey.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2624)
CMZelda
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Cookie Monster and Zelda have a discussion about cookies.
(EKA: Episode 2636)
Bisforbath
Cartoon B is for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles. And Bosco, who is taking a bath.
(EKA: Episode 0355)
LittleMonsterCriedWolf-1

LittleMonsterCriedWolf-2
Cast / Muppets Luis reads some kids the story of "The Little Monster Who Cried Wolf". In the story, a little monster (Grover) cries out to the townsfolk that he heard a wolf, not knowing that he really heard a cow, and then a pig. When the howling wolf approaches him, he turns out to be a friendly wolf.
Girlsteps
Film Examples of people and animals going down.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0406)
1446e
Film Exploring on the ocean rocks
(EKA: Episode 1446)
BusyBody3
Muppets "Get Your Body Busy" part 3.
2963-B2
Cartoon A spoof of Alice Cooper's "Eighteen" - the number of sandwiches the singer has to choose from.
(First: Episode 2859)
Ssnews.humpty
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(EKA: Episode 0705)
LindaGordon.Snow
Cast Linda signs the word snow, and Gordon gets snowed on.
(EKA: Episode 2773)
It's the ocean
Cartoon Cap'n Feenie asks, "What is it?" It's the ocean.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2710)
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SCENE 5 Sonny returns to collect his audience and turkey back, feeling sad and lonely without them. Telly feels good for helping Sonny out, and feels relieved for not having to figure out what to do with all of them once they got back home. Sonny announces the sponsors.


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