Sesame Street
Plot Kingston's Day
Air date December 29, 1993
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors B, L, 6
Syndication 123 Sesame Street


This episode guide is missing segments cut from Noggin's broadcast.
Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Kingston Livingston III displays today's sponsors and teases two stories he'll be telling about himself.

SCENE 1 Kingston tells a story of a party, where all his friends were surprised at the different way Kingston danced.
Film A zydeco band plays "Allons a Lafayette" while people dance.
(EKA: Episode 2595)
Cartoon B for banana and ballerina
(EKA: Episode 2615)
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
Bforbat Cartoon Small letter b (ball/bat)
(EKA: Episode 2122)

Muppets / Celebrity Hoots tells everyone to imagine that it's turning from nighttime to morning, and the birds are waking up in the forest, while Bobby McFerrin sings "Tweet in the Mornin'."
(First: Episode 2874)
Cartoon Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother’s shoes - she has fun with the box they came in.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3021)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
SCENE 2 Baby Bear sets up a lemonade stand, selling each glass for a penny. Goldilocks buys each glass one at a time. It is then revealed she's made her own lemonade stand, charging two pennies per drink. "That's the lemonade business!"
Film The floating kids form an L.
(EKA: Episode 3145)
Muppets Snuffy wears a green derby hat as he sings about L, "The Leading Letter of My Life."
(EKA: Episode 2313)
Cartoon The Typewriter: L for lion
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1201)
Dog imagination
Cartoon A little girl tries to figure out why a dog is crying.
(EKA: Episode 0862)
Film A girl pretends she's an astronaut.
(EKA: Episode 2918)
SCENE 3 Elmo needs Gordon's help stacking some blocks for a game. Gordon re-arranges the tower so that the blue and yellow blocks are on either the top or bottom. Elmo then begins his "knock-over-the-blocks" game.
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0677)
Film A group of people form a human pyramid to illustrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 3144)
Cartoon The Magnificent Splasho goes from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the water tank.
(EKA: Episode 2453)

Film Footage of an animal auction, where they auction off animals to dairy farmers and the like.
(EKA: Episode 1009)
Cartoon Don't be a Snerd when you sneeze.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1854)
Muppets Polly Darton sings "I'm Under the Weather Over You."
(EKA: Episode 1800)
Cartoon Three take away two is one rabbit.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Christopher talk about what love is.
(EKA: Episode 2558)
Cartoon "We Are Kids from Far and Wide": West Africa
(EKA: Episode 2995)
Celebrity Gloria Estefan sings a special version of "1-2-3" to Big Bird and the Birdketeers.
(EKA: Episode 2969)
Cartoon Six pigs
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1646)
Muppets Kermit the Frog counts six happy little Twiddlebugs, and when he is finished, the Twiddlebugs have a party.
(First: Episode 0280)
Animation "Six Circus Balls"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(EKA: Episode 3001)
Film "There's a lot to see under the sea," according to some young swimmers who narrate a poem about the ocean-dwellers they find.
Music: "Kyisio Calypso" by Dermot Stewart
(EKA: Episode 3046)
Cartoon A caterpillar sings "Exercise, Exercise."
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2914)
Three Monsters
Muppets Grover, Herry Monster, and Billy rearrange themselves in different ways and count to three, until they get exhausted and faint.
(EKA: Episode 0271)
Cartoon Fruta Manzana sings about keeping the place clean by throwing away fruit peels and apple cores.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2255)

SCENE 4 Kingston's next story involves his trip to the park. He runs into his friends, who are all wearing their caps backwards, while his is frontward. He calls it the "Kingston Livingston III way of wearing my cap," which everyone is okay with. After the story, Kingston feels so good, he breaks out into James Brown's "I Feel Good."
Cartoon Ladies, birds, and fish march forward and backward.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(EKA: Episode 3083)
Cast Live at Sesame Hall, Bob, Maria, and Luis sing "The Curious Cantata" about a bird who asks a lot of questions, played by the ever-curious Big Bird.
(EKA: Episode 2238)
Film Kids talk about playing tennis.
(EKA: Episode 3148)
Cartoon A magician writes in his diary about the many mishaps during his performance.
(EKA: Episode 2449)
Transition Big Bird's eyes get wider as the next segment plays ...
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat" (new sound effects added)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2375)

SCENE 5 Loretta and the rest of Kingston's friends arrive, wearing their caps like him and wanting to learn his dance. Kingston agrees to teach them, after he's done with his book. They join in reading a portion, which includes the sponsors.

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