Sesame Street
Plot Telly forms the Litter Patrol
Air date April 25, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Sponsors G, N, 4


This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly tries to welcome the viewer, when he hears Mr. Handford complaining about litter outside Hooper's Store. Telly thinks he can prevent people from making more litter and rushes off inspired.
Cartoon Aliens vacation on Earth for an afternoon, but they litter.
(EKA: Episode 3141)
Song "The First Time" - Children try various activities (riding tricycles, tying shoes, etc.) and progressively improve.
(EKA: Episode 2988)
Animation El Numero Cuatro (Luis voice-over)
(EKA: Episode 2404)
Film Four kids dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3149)
Cartoon Four dolphins
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2921)
Muppets "I Love You (More or Less)"
(EKA: Episode 2990)
SCENE 2 Telly shows Mr. Handford his plan to fight litter: he has a STOP sign, a whistle and even a "Litter Patrol" uniform.
Animation Scribbles move around a black screen, until they see a STOP sign.
(EKA: Episode 1836)
Animation The camera encounters STOP signs in many locations.
Cartoon Fish form G and g.
(EKA: Episode 3112)
Muppets Zoe spots a group of letters galloping by, and wonders which letter it is. She tells Celina what it looks like, and Celina says it's the letter G.
Cartoon G For Giggle (voice of Allen Swift)
(EKA: Episode 0305)
Muppets Luis reads the story of "Princess Sleepy". A prince tries to wake the sleeping princess in the woods. First he yells, then uses a feather, an alarm clock and blowing a trumpet, but it don't work. Then he gets a new idea and tries to kiss her. She wakes up and he turns into a frog.
Film A very happy and energetic lady discovers a monumental "N" and dances around it.

Muppets NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(EKA: Episode 2176)
Cartoon N / n paper fold
(EKA: Episode 3114)
Cast Big Bird, Susan and Bob sing "Can Read" while at a newsstand.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
Cartoon How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2749)

SCENE 3 Telly blares his whistle at Joey and Davey Monkey while they play basketball. He accuses them of littering their banana juice boxes on a crate, but the monkeys inform him they'll be throwing the boxes out when they're done. Telly continues on his environmental quest and Davey makes a powerful "monkey dunk" that shatters the backboard (and his back).
Cartoon Ball-dribbling characters count the feet on a wall ruler.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 3325)
Animation A Keith Haring mural comes to life after some kids EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 3006)
SCENE 4 Litter Patrol Telly believes he's stopping Baby Bear from littering his porridge container. Instead, Baby Bear is recycling it as a bongo drum. Telly believes his efforts are pointless, until Baby Bear bangs out an encouraging cheer. Telly decides to press onward, with Baby Bear joining to continue pumping him up.
Film Shapes vibrate as girls beat on their drums.
(EKA: Episode 2876)
Cartoon "Recycling Blues"
(EKA: Episode 3116)
Film The floating kids form a letter N.
(EKA: Episode 3109)
Cartoon A salesman offers a passerby the letter N for next to nothing.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Film An Indian boy narrates how Chapati bread is made.
(EKA: Episode 3204)
SCENE 5 Merry Monster is about to toss her wrapper on the ground, when the Litter Patrol arrives and are amazed that they actually prevented someone from littering. This makes Telly very happy and he even allows Merry to join their team.
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Morgan and Grover count in English and Spanish.
(EKA: Episode 3138)
Film Five girls play a clapping game.
(EKA: Episode 2834)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads the word "Pop" and blows up a balloon so they can pop it.
(EKA: Episode 2500)

SCENE 6 The Litter Patrol visits Hooper's Store and they tell Mr. Handford their plan to take on litter on a global scale. They order some provisions for the trip (two sandwiches and a bowl of porridge), but first go to consult their mothers for permission to walk around the Earth (believing they can be back before dinner). Mr. Handford announces the sponsors.

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