Sesame Street
Plot Telly goes to the basement
repeat of 3019
Air date January 11, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Sponsors F, P, 19
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Gordon asks Telly to go into the basement of 123 Sesame Street and find a trunk, which has an old baseball mitt that Telly can use for a game later. Telly thinks he should bring some things with him.
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SCENE 1 Telly orders a band-aid from Hooper's Store. He explains to Gina that he might step on a splinter on the stairs, so he's bringing some tweezers, boo-boo cream and needs a bandage to complete his kit. Gina tries to talk him out of it, when he realizes having a pair of boots would work better.
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Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(First: Episode 1702)
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Film "Body Dance" (MC Lyte)
(EKA: Episode 2816)
Playball
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is sad because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(First: Episode 0410)
TheStranger
Cartoon "The Stranger" - a song about a baseball team hesitantly allowing a newcomer to join them, who ends up helping them win the game.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2256)
3menandabeat
Film At a bus stop, three men of different ethnicities (including Bill Irwin) dance to a hip hop beat played on a radio.
(First: Episode 2919)
Girlsandcastle.oldschool
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1452)
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SCENE 2 Gina talks with the kids about Telly's plan, when he arrives in a football helmet, chest protector and mittens, just in case he falls down the stairs. He then begins thinking about how cold and damp the basement is and runs off.
4125s
Animation Cecille sings "I Want to Be Me."
(First: Episode 2791)
3136s
Film A group of kids paint a mural with the help of a mural artist.
(First: Episode 3007)
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Cartoon F for Football
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
BigBird.Fast
Muppets Big Bird displays a letter F for FAST, then moves around fast.
(First: Episode 3215)
F-candles
Animation F candles
(First: Episode 3081)
LitterRap
Song "Litter Rap"
(First: Episode 2646)
Mpiece.littlehouse
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Alistair Cookie displays an embarrassed Prairie Dawn with a little house on her head. Cookie then displays "Little House UNDER Prairie," but then when he announces "Little House IN Prairie," she comes into the studio and tells him that would be impossible. He proves her wrong when he eats the little house, calling it 'Little House in Alistair Cookie'! Coming up next week: "The House of Seven Gobbles".
(First: Episode 3207)
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Cartoon A snake is on, in, under, and stuck in a tree branch.
(First: Episode 2967)
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SCENE 3 Rosita finds Telly covered with even more stuff in the event he needs to stay warm or catches a cold. Rosita offers two things he's forgotten - a flashlight to see in the dark and a good friend to join him, herself.
EleanorMonster
Cartoon A boy narrates a poem about how he met Eleanor, the monster under his bed.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2773)
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Song "We're All Growin'"
(First: Episode 3141)
NumberCreatures19
Animation Number creatures #19
(First: Episode 2718)
GrowingNumbers19
Film Growing Numbers #19
(First: Episode 2937)
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Cartoon Nineteen kernels of popcorn pop.
(First: Episode 2855)
WindyMuppets
Muppets Caribbean Anything Muppets sing about "Caribbean Air."
(First: Episode 2688)
Toon.AnnieEyeball.air
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2586)
3979e
Song Joe Raposo sings "Take a Breath." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 2518)
Quiltpattern2
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(First: Episode 3160)
Lookwhatourbaby
Insert Baby Natasha has just learned how to burp, gargle, snort, and make all kinds of disgusting noises, to the amazement of her parents. Humphrey and Ingrid boast and sing a song about the baby's new ability to Bob, but Bob just rolls his eyes at the proud parents.
(First: Episode 3180)
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Cartoon Babies and doggies pattern: What comes next?
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3039)
4125zg
Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
PforPainting
Cartoon P is for Painting
(EKA: Episode 0796)
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Film Kids paint a picture of a porcupine on glass.
(First: Episode 0057)
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Cartoon Sand P / p
(First: Episode 0634)
Dontbetoughnut
Muppets The Squirrelles sing "Don't Be a Tough Nut to Crack."
(First: Episode 3213)
AwwNuts
Cartoon Stop-motion NUTS
(EKA: Episode 1228)
Film.Falltowinter

Inthesnow
Film A boy narrates a film of what happens when it changes from fall to winter.
(EKA: Episode 2459)
GrubbyGru
Cartoon A girl explains why she likes the poet Grubby Groo.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3225)
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SCENE 4 Gina reads Telly, Rosita and the kids a short book entitled Brave Things. Then all then discuss times when they felt brave or afraid.
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Cartoon Gerald is repeatedly kept awake by his dog Sparky, who does a dance and poses as an alligator through his shadow whenever his parents close his door.
(First: Episode 1519)
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)
Horse-sound
Film What sound does a horse make?
(First: Episode 3277)
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Film Alphaquest: F
A faucet finishes a fire, and flood of freaky fish.
(First: Episode 2759)
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Cartoon F / f (space paint)
(First: Episode 3215)
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SCENE 5 Telly, using Gordon's old mitt, enjoys playing baseball with everyone.


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