Sesame Street
Plot Buster meets Summer Squall
Air date January 3, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors I, Z, 0
Syndication 123 Sesame Street

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Picture Segment Description
3166a
COLD OPEN Buster the Horse is making his way to Sesame Street to have lunch with Big Bird, when a silver horse rushes by. Buster can't believe his eyes: that was Summer Squall, the fastest (and prettiest, in his opinion) racehorse in the world!
Episode3166
SCENE 1 Summer races by Hooper's Store, leaving a trail of debris. Gina, Big Bird and Buster follow the debris to the Furry Arms, where Summer is about to enter. Buster is too nervous to approach her, but from some prodding from his friends, he's able to talk to her and invite her to lunch.
2682d
Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: instead of a parachute, the girl is carried to the ground by four birds.
(EKA: Episode 2423)
Song.slothsleepy
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Sloth
(EKA: Episode 2500)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Owlbirdcompromise Cartoon An owl and a bluebird work out a compromise.
(First: Episode 1493)
FayRay.OneofTheseThings
Song "One of These Things" (with Fay Ray)
(EKA: Episode 2777)
2356-4
Muppets Over the Top, a ZZ Top-like band, sings "ZZ Blues".
(First: Episode 2317)
3957zf
Animation The Letter Z in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2855)
3166b
SCENE 2 Big Bird notices how slowly Summer eats her lunch; she's still eating several minutes after everyone else has finished. Summer asks what they do for fun on the street. Big Bird offers an idea - the alphabet! They each take turns saying it, but Summer goes very slowly.
Toon.Zinspace
Cartoon Z In Space
(EKA: Episode 0872)
Jamal
Film A Caucasian boy narrates a film of himself hanging out with his African American friend Jamal.
(First: Episode 2787)
3189e
Cartoon Apple: a riddle
(First: Episode 2889)
TriangleRight

TheTriangleisRight
Muppets Game Show: The Triangle is Right
The object of the game is to answer every question with "a triangle" as the answer. Contestant Prairie Dawn has little patience for this format.
(EKA: Episode 2506)
Floralpattern
Animation Floral patterns are formed to Eastern European music.
(EKA: Episode 2277)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
WhenOscarMetSlimey1

WhenOscarMetSlimey2
Muppets On a rainy day, Oscar recalls the way he met his worm, Slimey.
(First: Episode 3071)
Song.WhenYouGrowUp
Song "When You Grow Up"
(First: Episode 2912)
Whoopi-wh
Celebrity Whoopi Goldberg introduces the sound "WH" and then yells, "Whoopi!"
(EKA: Episode 2861)
Which
Animation WH words (wheel, which, whiz, where, white, whale)
(First: Episode 2937)
Floatingkids.rectangle
Film The floating kids form a rectangle.
(First: Episode 3131)
Detective.Hippo
Cartoon The detective sees a hippo bouncing on a trampoline, and wonders how the hippo can bounce, since hippos are heavy, but the hippo thinks that he is light.
(EKA: Episode 2573)
TwoHeadHeavyLight
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster brings in a suitcase filled with heavy and light objects, and places them on a wall. The right half lays out a feather, a ribbon, and a tissue. The left half puts down a book, a brick, a rock, and a 1000 pound weight, but the more weight that is placed on the wall causes the ground they're standing on to tilt!
(First: Episode 2577)
Film.Lake
Film / Animation Lake (time-lapse)
(EKA: Episode 2771)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 3 Savion shows Big Bird and the kids how to "Do the Laundry."
3978e2
Cartoon Five outlines of people dance.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3050)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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)
Cards.Z
Animation Playing cards form the letter Z and dance to zydeco music.
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Song.handscando
Muppets The Count sings about the things hands can do.
(First: Episode 3002)
Soup.0
Cartoon A boy counts down to 0 as he eats his soup.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Cartoon-takeawayfood
Song "Zero Song": A female voiceover sings about the food that keeps being taken away to make 0.
Arist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3003)
KidsWrite
Film Kids talk about the various writing methods they use.
(EKA: Episode 2777)
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SCENE 4 Summer must make it back to the track to practice and the two horses make a date for later. She rushes off, leaving more debris outside the store.
3136z
Cartoon The dancing birds dance fast and slow.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3072)
Toothpaste
Muppets The Singing Dentists sing "Say Toothpaste, Somebody!"
(First: Episode 2705)
3963h
Cartoon Pencil box I/i
(First: Episode 2890)
Groverandi
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The King and I
(First: Episode 2727)
3963j
Cartoon CGI sheep graze out I and i.
(First: Episode 2896)
DolphinSignLanguage
Film At the harbor, kids learn about dolphins, and how to communicate with them using signals.
(First: Episode 3010)
200007
Cartoon A real Indian boy tells two boys who are playing Cowboy and Indian that Indians don't say "ugh". The other kids tell him that they heard the expression on TV.
(EKA: Episode 0812)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Boy's family portrait
Film A boy dances his way into his family's portrait.
(First: Episode 3129)
3166e
SCENE 5 Buster is about to head to the track for his date, but not before announcing the sponsors (with help from Summer in voice-over).


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