Sesame Street
Plot Ruthie reads to Davy and Joey
Air date April 10, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Molly Boylan
Sponsors C, W, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Joey and Davey Monkey show Ruthie how well they can read the word "Banana," over and over. They then ask her to read the word to them several times. Ruthie gets tired of reading the word and fetches a book to read to them instead.
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Cartoon "Banana Samba"
(First: Episode 2920)
McDoublesHelp
Film The McDouble twins know how to help each other.
(First: Episode 3213)
Counting12kids
Animation Twelve kids are counted.
(First: Episode 2998)
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Film Ornate 12s sail through the air.
(First: Episode 3274)
Ringmaster12
Cartoon The Ringmaster displays 12 fluttering finches. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 1456)
Song.healthyfood
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "Healthy Food."
(First: Episode 2404)
Frankthefish
Cartoon "Water Conservation": Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
(EKA: Episode 2746)
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SCENE 2 Ruthie finishes reading the monkeys a story about Bananaland. She encourages them to read it on their own, but they haven't learned to fully read yet. Instead, she suggests they study the pictures and try to remember how the story goes based on them. Davey and Joey enjoy this read through, but wish Ruthie would read to them again. They're certain she won't do so, but then get the idea to disguise themselves as a different pair of monkeys.
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Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "In My Book."
(First: Episode 2983)
10carsferryboat
Film Counting 10 cars on a ferry boat.
(First: Episode 2925)
Sss-i
Muppets / Cast "Sing Your Synonyms"
(EKA: Episode 2331)
KHaring.Telephone
Cartoon Figures dance around a telephone as it rings.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3058)
PlacidoTelephone
Muppets Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Telephone of Brazil," to the tune of "Funiculì, Funiculà."
(EKA: Episode 2400)
WaterWetWind
Animation W for water, wind, wave and wet
(First: Episode 3198)
Jaws.W
Film Jaws spoof with the letter W.
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Cartoon A salesman hawks the letter W in a commercial.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3242)
BBkidsMaya
Celebrity Maya Angelou leads Big Bird and some kids in a ring game, "Little Sally Walker."
(First: Episode 3171)
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Cartoons Backward and forward: dancing, flying and swimming.
(First: Episode 3083)
Grandmotherbirthday
Muppets Waiter Grover prepares a table for a family who's celebrating their grandmother's birthday, but Grover doesn't know her name, so when each family member refers to her as a different relative each time, Grover thinks there's more than one party going on, so he ends up bringing out seven cakes.
(EKA: Episode 2450)
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Cartoon C for candle (blows man away).
(EKA: Episode 0890)
C-buildings
Animation Letters on the Street: the letter C is found on a city street.
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(EKA: Episode 0154)
Recycleworld
Film A girl narrates a film about how things are recycled around the world.
(First: Episode 2913)
2head.milk
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finishes drinking milk, and doesn't know what to do with the cartons at first, but gets the idea to "recycle" them and play with them like a train.
(EKA: Episode 2838)
SignManMilk
Cartoon A man rearranges a LIMK sign to make the word "MILK".
(EKA: Episode 1188)
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SCENE 3 Davey and Joey don some Groucho glasses, hoping they'll fool Ruthie into thinking they're different monkeys. Gordon happens by and immediately sees through them. He tells the monkeys that if they just ask Ruthie to read the book again, she just might. The monkeys rush off, while Gordon tries on a pair of glasses and exits in Groucho manner.
KAqua.Wquilt
Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter W.
Artist: Karen Aqua
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Film Ornate Ws spin around in accompaniment to a song.
(First: Episode 2952)
Igottabeclean
Muppets Bert sings "I Gotta Be Clean."
(First: Episode 3061)
Findflamingos
Animation Can you find the flamingos?
(First: Episode 2791)
Billydolphins
Film A girl narrates a segment about her friend, Billy, who swims with dolphins.
(First: Episode 3012)
Frogsoftheglen Muppets Kermit sings "The Frogs in the Glen."
(EKA: Episode 1931)
SortedShapes
Animation Shapes sort themselves in different ways, and eventually make a quilt.
(First: Episode 3103)
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SCENE 4 Ruthie finishes reading the story to Davey and Joey once more. Gordon comes over to return the monkeys glasses. Ruthie whips out her own pair. As everyone but Gordon wears their glasses, he launches into a round of "One of These Things." Since Gordon is the one without any glasses, Ruthie lends him her pair (she happens to have an extra).
CatBark
Cartoon Can a cat bark?
(EKA: Episode 0938)
Folge2475-14
Muppets Count von Count sings “One Bark (and Two Meows).”
(First: Episode 3083)
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Cartoon Snacks on Parade - The Raisin
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2212)
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Song "Take Care of That Smile"
(EKA: Episode 2745)
Luxojrsurprise
Animation Luxo Jr. examines a box. A smaller lamp pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
(First: Episode 2851)
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SCENE 5 Gordon, Ruthie, Davey and Joey, all still wearing their glasses, announce the sponsors.


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