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Episode 3081

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Sesame Street
Plot Memories of Oscar's jalopy
Air date February 22, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Sponsors F, H, 6
Syndication
Releases

3081

Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1
At Hooper's, Telly welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, and Bob proceeds to read him a book of nursery rhymes - however, Telly can already identify Jack Be Nimble, Jack and Jill, and Little Miss Muffet just by looking at the pictures. Even though Telly doesn't think he's that good at reading, Bob points out that he's good at reading from that book. Telly then decides to take turns reading with Bob, and they start reading Beauty and the Beast.
Cartoon
How to know a hippo when you find one.
Artist: ArtistMike
Twoheadedmonsternewspaper
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster finds a newspaper.
(EKA: Episode 2122)
Film
A boy draws a picture of his friend, Carey.
(EKA: Episode 3036)
Song
Joe Raposo sings "I Like Alaska", along with a montage of kids saying what their hobbies are, and what they like about their community.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
Animation
F / f candles

SCENE 2
Bob and Telly finish reading Beauty and the Beast. As Bob goes to get another book, Telly imagines what it would be like to turn into a handsome prince. In his imagination, he is a prince, and Bob points out that he liked Telly better when he was a monster. Back in reality, Telly is relieved that he's still a monster. Bob is about to read him the story of The Frog Prince, but Telly declines.
Cartoon
A boy chases a butterfly, and watches the clouds form into different objects.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2493)
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert regrets not being able to go to the park today like Ernie did, but Ernie helps him imagine a quiet day at the park -- which has more noises than Bert expected, even at night.
(EKA: Episode 2403)
Cartoon
A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(EKA: Episode 0813)
Film
Kids talk about building sand castles and sand structures at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
Animation
Six spaceships are counted, then subtracted.

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.
(EKA: Episode 3050)
Cartoon
A midget tries to get on top of a horse.
(EKA: Episode 1755)


SCENE 3
Oscar is busy putting dents in his Sloppy Jalopy, and explains to Maria that he's doing it because he loves his car. Maria also has a soft spot for the jalopy, since it was used to take her to the hospital when she was about to give birth to Gabi (as seen in a clip from Episode 2614). She puts another dent in the jalopy, and gives Oscar a big kiss.
Cartoon
A man uses his memory to tell a woman how to get to a red house.
(EKA: Episode 2274)
Film
A Puerto Rican family get-together includes cooking, playing soccer, and finally the big dinner.
Typewriterhand
Cartoon
Typewriter Guy: H for Hand
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0836)

Muppets
Camp Wannagohoma: Grover tries to teach his campers (including Roosevelt Franklin) about what an island is, but he gets his vocabulary mixed up. He also fails to notice when the campers board the motorboat for lunch, leaving him stranded.
(EKA: Episode 2979)
Cartoon
Farm animals are counted 1-6.
(EKA: Episode 2096)

SCENE 4
Gordon encounters Oscar making dents in his jalopy. Gordon also happens to have a good memory of it: in another episode, Oscar took Gordon to a basketball game, but also made him miss the game. Gordon was very upset at first, until Marv Albert just happened to come along, offering to give Gordon a ride home, as well as a complete recap of the basketball game he missed. Gordon gives the jalopy another dent, thanks Oscar for the memory, and goes off with Miles to shoot some hoops.
Cartoon
A man connects the dots to form a house to escape from the rain.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 2274)
Song
"All The Vegetables" Three girls clap rhythms while naming vegetables.
Muppets
Captain Breakfast unsuccessfully encourages a little girl to eat breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
(EKA: Episode 2159)
Cartoon
A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)

SCENE 5
Bob shows Oscar some photos of his own memory involving the jalopy, when Oscar took Bob to Grouchytown (in Episode 2648). Bob always loves seeing new places, but Oscar objects to Bob's nice attitude.
Animation
Six circus balls
(EKA: Episode 3001)
Muppets / Celebrity
Pretty Great Performances
Live from Barnegie Hall, Phil Harmonic introduces James Galway and the All-Animal Chamber Music Ensemble, who play a composition by Johann Sebastian Fox.
(EKA: Episode 2639)
Cartoon
Six camels
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2622)
Insert
Big Bird reads a poem about how hard it is to be a sheep, and become cold when giving up one's wool: "So let's be fair when snow is deep, let's put the sweater on the sheep." Accompanied with cotton sheep illustrations.
(EKA: Episode 2636)
Animation
Native American bead designs display some wild animals, which have Indian names.
Song
"Mom and Me"
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Cartoon
Snacks On Parade: The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2269)
Film
Fay Ray subtracts four balls.
Cartoon
A report on homes around the world.
(EKA: Episode 2483)

SCENE 6
Gina passes by Oscar, and Oscar assumes she's going to recall some happy memory involving it. She remembers the hard time she had using the jalopy to learn to drive; she and Mike had to get out and push the big clunky thing when it wouldn't start.

SCENE 6
cont'd
Back in the present, Oscar offers to let Gina drive if she gives the car a push and it starts. She does so, but is disappointed when she finds out Oscar only wants to go to Hooper's, which is just a few steps away. She chews him out, while Bob announces the sponsors.


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