Sesame Street
Plot Vegetable pageant
Air date February 11, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Sponsors T, X, 11
This episode guide has been compiled from materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
Noimage
COLD OPEN Chicago the Lion introduces today's sponsors while on the hunt for some vegetables. Telly passes by dressed as a carrot and Chicago, believing it's a real, giant carrot, chases after him.
Noimage
SCENE 1 Chicago chases Telly to the arbor, where Prairie Dawn explains that Telly is merely dressed as a carrot and the costume is for her new pageant, "Vegetables, Vegetables, Vegetables." Telly happens to be playing all the roles in the show and changes into his broccoli outfit. Chicago, not getting the point, chases him down, then does the same again when Telly changes into a zucchini suit. Telly can't take it anymore and quits.
4124zd
Film Three girls clap rhythms while naming vegetables.
(First: Episode 3051)
Imgointothecity
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
(EKA: Episode 0843)
Song.elbows
Muppets Kermit sings "I Love My Elbows."
(EKA: Episode 2614)
Fastslowcars
Film Cars on the street go fast, then slow, then fast again.
(First: Episode 2988)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Prairie vents to Mr. Handford about what just happened. Chicago tries to apologize, but Prairie wants nothing to do with him. He offers to make it up to her by replacing Telly in the show, but he is unable to fit in the costumes. He gets the idea instead to use puppets.
DrGeo.Globe
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a globe is.
(EKA: Episode 2836)
EyeDoctor
Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
(First: Episode 2948)
Sqsong
Cartoon The Four Squares sing "It's Hip To Be a Square."
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(EKA: Episode 2615)
1091-08
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie is thirsty, and imagines that he's drinking nice cold water. Irritated, Bert tells him to go get a real glass of water. Ernie does, but then he annoys Bert by saying that now he's hungry.
(EKA: Episode 0679)
TypewriterT
Cartoon The Typewriter has an electric train.
(EKA: Episode 1046)
3141y
Song "Take Care of That Smile"
(EKA: Episode 2745)
Groverkatie
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Katie think of rhymes.
(EKA: Episode 2090)
3976zb
Animation The letter X in various typefaces.
(EKA: Episode 2862)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Mr. Handford and the kids assemble to be the audience for Prairie's show. Chicago performs puppets of all the vegetables mentioned in the show.
WashYourHands
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1906)
RobinWilliams.knees
Celebrity Robin Williams demonstrates the uses of knees.
(First: Episode 2765)
Song.ImABookwormBaby
Muppets "I'm a Bookworm, Baby!"
(First: Episode 2994)
KidsWrite
Film Kids talk about the various writing methods they use.
(EKA: Episode 2777)
Dinosaur.UpDown
Cartoon A dinosaur demonstrates up and down with a pull-down window shade.
(EKA: Episode 2887)
Surpriseformarshallearp
Muppets Bad Bart is looking for Marshal Earp.
(EKA: Episode 0675)
3959o
Cartoon Spinning T (to the tango beat)
(First: Episode 2933)
Noimage
SCENE 4 The Amazing Mumford shows Luis a new trick he's been working on - turning a rabbit into a different animal. His trick doesn't succeed in making the rabbit a pig, chicken or dog, though. He asks Luis to watch the bunny while he heads home for a second, and the bunny starts oinking, clucking and barking. Luis thinks the trick worked after all, but the bunny notes they're just his own personal impressions and then breaks out his Sylvester Stallone.
Pinball11
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #11
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1034)
WishYouWereHere.Arizona
Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
Big Bird visits Guadalupe, Arizona, and conducts a child mariachi band, who sing "Viva Mexico."
(First: Episode 3012)
3976n
Cartoon Stamped and painted X animation.
(First: Episode 2934)
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me."
(EKA: Episode 0536)
Bugs GW Stamp
Muppets The Twiddlebugs get a new postage stamp portrait of George Washington, but have trouble getting it to stick to the wall. They finally get it to work, but it is upside down.
(EKA: Episode 0961)
2362-Telefono
Cartoon T es para telefono
(EKA: Episode 0814)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Merry Monster, dressed as a telephone, visits Gina at Hooper's Store. She rings very loudly and pretend to be random callers, none of whom are calling for Gina. When Gina asks that Merry stop so she can get back to work, Merry recommends taking her receiver off, so no incoming calls can be made...but the busy signal can still be heard.
Phonebooth
Cartoon A hand draws a telephone booth.
(EKA: Episode 0796)
Song.dowithafruit
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
(EKA: Episode 2275)
Cmamsharecookie
Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(EKA: Episode 0730)
Zork.Australia
Cartoon Zork lands in Australia, where a kangaroo greets him.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2790)
OVERfilm
Film Over (silent film)
(EKA: Episode 1451)
Song.handscando
Muppets The Count sings about the things hands can do.
(First: Episode 3002)
1800-24
Cartoon Henson: Eleven Cheer
(EKA: Episode 0273)
Noimage
SCENE 6 Merry has one last call for Gina from "someone" who announces the day's sponsors. Merry points out it was a collect call and is owed a quarter.

Notes

  • This episode was taped on October 26 and 30, 1992 and was written by Joey Mazzarino.


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 3073 Episode 3075