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Sesame Street
Plot Gus needs a job / Merry and Telly play
Air date May 6, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Sponsors L, Z, 2
Syndication
Releases

3134

Picture Segment Description
3134a
COLD OPEN
At the Fix-it Shop, Snuffy approaches Luis with his Snufflepuppet, Gus, who is looking for a job that will pay "a jillion kazillion dollars." Luis gives Gus the task of mentioning today's sponsors,
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3134c
SCENE 1
Snuffy suggests to Luis that Gus' next job could be translating the Fix-it Shop's "Se habla español" sign. Luis goes along with it, so Gus goes to work. Grundgetta, Savion and Rosita pass by, but it turns out they already know what the sign means, which frustrates Gus. Rosita lets Gus do his job, and gives him a hug, which he thinks is better than "a jillion kazillion dollars."
3144z
Cartoon
Song: "If You've Lost Your L, Look Around"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1845)
PaulSimonLBM.ABC
Celebrity
Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo sing the African Alphabet Song.
(EKA: Episode 2480)
Africanquilt2
Animation
African quilt pattern #2
Mpiece.dirtyfaces
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "Monsters with Dirty Faces"
Detective.Lever
Cartoon
The detective sees a lever, and thinks about what might happen if he pulls the lever, being prepared for anything.
3134d
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Telly and Shaun look at the word CAT, and Chicago the Lion says he likes the word because he's a kind of cat.
FishBird.clay
Animation
Fred the fish needs water to swim in, and Betty the bird needs air to fly in. Vanessa the vacuum cleaner sucks up all the air and water, but can't hold it all in. (narration by Jim Thurman)
(EKA: Episode 2642)
FamilyPortrait
Animation
A girl dances her way into a family portrait.
Indian You Call
Muppets
In a spoof of "Indian Love Call," a woman sings of how much she loves YOU (the word).
Findtheanimalsinthepainting
Animation
Can you find the animals in the painting?
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 2776)
Film
A baby messes around (literally) with a chocolate cookie, as Cookie Monster (in voice-over) wishes it were for him.
(EKA: Episode 1089)
3897.Citycutouts
Animation
A girl's narration describing the city is illustrated with cutout animation.
(EKA: Episode 2931)
3134e
SCENE 2
Savion and Merry are about to have snacks together, when Merry asks him to read the words on her orange juice box. She then learns the meaning of "shake well before drinking."
Oranges!!
Film / Animation
Oranges are peeled and sliced in stop-motion, and some kids eat them.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
2257p
Cartoon
Dry and Wet (near swimming pool)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0597)
WetorDry
Muppets
Little Chrissy always has fun whether he's "Wet or Dry."
ZforZebu
Cartoon
Z for Zebu
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 2789)
CrayonFactory
Film
How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1590)
3134f
SCENE 3
Merry plays a guessing game with Telly, where she covers her eyes and tries to guess which sound Telly is making. Her guesses accurately describe what's really happening to Telly, which makes him frustrated.
Korty.girlskip
Animation
A girl skips home through the city, hearing all kinds of noises. When she gets home, she repeats all the noises she heard with a little dance.
Artist: John Korty
SaveYourEnergy1

SaveYourEnergy2
Muppets
Polly Darton sings "Save Your Energy for Me," a song about energy conservation.
Number2.ChrisHinton
Cartoon
A man points to the number 2 on a door, and counts 2 of his fingers (and 2 dinosaurs).
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 3097)
Makingshoes
Film
A boy's mother and grandmother make him a pair of moccasins.
(EKA: Episode 2987)
Giantpurplebird
Cartoon
A girl notices some footprints near and far to her. They belong to a giant purple bird.
Artist: Fred Garbers
Snuffy-L
Muppets
Snuffy wears a green derby hat as he sings about L, "The Leading Letter of My Life."
(EKA: Episode 2313)
2485p
Cartoon
L - shooting stars
(EKA: Episode 2313)
Whatsinside1

Whatsinside2
Song
"What's Inside?" (Cookie Monster cameo)
3164p
Cartoon
How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2749)
OneFineFace
Muppets
Ernie and Elmo sing about the parts that make up "One Fine Face."
(EKA: Episode 2934)
3187zb
Cartoon
A St. Bernard helps Zork down a snowy hill, later finding out that Zork wanted to go skiing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2882)
Sgrover.annettebening
Muppets / Celebrity
Annette Bening wants to travel with Super Grover when he is helping others, but both have trouble in figuring out how to get around since Annette cannot fly.
Film.FlyGirl
Film
A girl likes to pretend she can fly.
(EKA: Episode 2977)
Cecille.UpDown
Animation
Cecille sings “Up Down, In Out, Over and Under.”
(First: Episode 2746)
3187za
Muppets
Jimmy is upset about moving to a new house, but Hoots the Owl shows up and sings "Things Are Always Changing."
(EKA: Episode 3035)
3976s
Cartoon

Mary Shaboom reluctantly moves to a new house, and muses about the consequences.

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3134h
SCENE 4
Merry drives Telly crazy as she continues to accurately guess what he's doing. She hears the closing music, and announces the sponsors.


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