Sesame Street
Plot Grouches who love too much
Air date May 9, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors C, 5
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Picture Segment Description
SallyMessy

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COLD OPEN "And here she is, the one you've all been waiting for...Sally Messy Yuckyael!" Oscar and Grundgetta are guests on the Sally Messy Yuckyael show, where today's topic is "Grouches who love too much."
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SCENE 1 "And now, unfortunately for you, back to our show" Sally announces that today's guests are two Grouches, one of whom fell in love with the other. Oscar admits that it was him, and begins to tell the story of how it happened: this morning, he and Grundgetta were having their usual morning argument, when "Suddenly, I started hearing this yucky, sweet violin music ... and then my heart was going pitty-pat, pitty-pat ... I couldn't even nyah-nyah-nyah-nyah-nyeahhh..." Grundgetta: "He just kept looking at me with those gah-gah eyes and then he said it!" Sally: "What?" Oscar: "Grundgetta I ... I love you!"
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Back in the present, the Grouch audience is in shock at this story. Oscar and Grundgetta argue over who suffered more from it, while Sally tells us to stay tuned for more.
Toon.beingapig
Cartoon A pig sings "I Love Being a Pig."
(EKA: Episode 0592)
Film.Danceclass
Film A dance class does some stretching exercises, then dance in their own ways, ending with the tango (instrumental: "Naughty Door Opera").
(First: Episode 3022)
Toon-fishingABCs
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
Songfortwo
Muppets Herry Monster and a girl sing "A Song for Two."
DrawKatie
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Katie.
(First: Episode 2760)
JA.Bop
Cartoon POP loves to BOP.
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
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SCENE 2 "And now, despite your better intentions, back to our show!" Oscar and Grundgetta continue with their story, which picks up at the part when Oscar sang "Love in the Junkyard" to Grundgetta who can't believe Oscar's singing her a love song.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
After the song, Grundgetta refused to meet Oscar in the moonlight in the junkyard. Unfortunately for her, he had to show her how much he loved her right at his trash can. Then to do so, he actually kissed Grundgetta! This amount of detail is so disgusting that Sally calls for another break.
Beso
Cartoon A baby cries whenever he gets a beso.
(EKA: Episode 0433)
PanDulce
Film A girl narrates a film of how pan dulce, Mexican bread, is made.
(First: Episode 3015)
Wheredoesthecowlive
Cartoon Where does the cow live? (Maria voiceover)
(First: Episode 3396)
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Grover is playing an old man in a rowboat, which is on a giant letter C.
(First: Episode 2710)
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Cartoon A fan reveals the letter C.
(First: Episode 2746)
Circlefilm
Film "C" for Circle
(First: Episode 3313)
SnufflePolka
Insert Snuffy, Alice and some kids do "The Snuffleupagus Polka."
(First: Episode 3392)
Rocketshapes
Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
(First: Episode 3229)
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Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
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Cartoon Five outlines of people dance.
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3050)
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Animation "Five Waltzing Chairs"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2983)
FrazzleDentist
Muppets When Frazzle is scared of going to the dentist, his mother tries to comfort him by telling him what a good time he will have. In the end, the dentist turns out to be scared of Frazzle.
ArtistMikeTeeth
Cartoon Some yucky little teeth sing praise of Mr. Toothbrush, who brushes them.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3211)
Agoodday
Film A three-year-old African boy narrates a film about a day in his life.
(First: Episode 3267)
Quiltpattern2
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(First: Episode 3160)
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SCENE 3 "And now back to the Sally Messy Yuckyael show!" Grundgetta reveals how she made Oscar stop loving her: she invited him to a romantic dinner at a nice little bistro. While there, she kissed him, which made him angry. Everyone is relieved that the nightmare is now over. Sally asks Oscar if it's really over or if he'll fall in love again. Oscar says he's just taking it 1 day at a time. Grundgetta warns him that she'll kiss him if he ever falls in love with her again. Then they start arguing again, and Sally announces another break.
ArtistMike.playball
Cartoon A girl tries to play catch with her lazy cat, and accidentally breaks the window. She considers blaming the cat, but realizes it's her responsibility to confess.
Artist: ArtistMike
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Film A child voice-over talks about a Hawaiian party that her family has.
(First: Episode 3139)
Toon.OriginalJaysPizza
Cartoon Pizza maker Original Jay demonstrates how he got his name: his pizzas talk and dance.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3280)
RayCharles.BIY1

RayCharles.BIY2
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo encounters Ray Charles playing the piano, and learns that he uses his fingers to read the lyrics. Ray sings and plays "Believe in Yourself", and everyone on Sesame Street joins them.
(First: Episode 3473)
Cat-toon
Cartoon C for Cat
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 1141)
JungleC
Film Kid jungle explorers find a wild letter C.
SandC
Animation Sand C / c
(EKA: Episode 1068)
Butilikeyou
Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "But I Like You."
(EKA: Episode 1952)
LuxoJr.frontback
Animation Luxo Jr. displays its front and back, eventually getting exhausted.
(First: Episode 3279)
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Film Lauren, a blind child, learns in class by using Braille.
(First: Episode 3142)
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Cartoon "Letters in the Body"
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3339)
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SCENE 4 "Oh, still here, eh? Well, back to the Sally Messy Yuckyael show!" Oscar and Grundgetta continue arguing, when all of a sudden she hears violin music, and she becomes attracted to Oscar! She tells Oscar to kiss her (Sally: "On my show? What are ya tryin to do, raise my ratings?"), and Oscar reluctantly does so. Grundgetta returns to normal and gets angry at Oscar for kissing her. (Oscar: "Hey, ya told me to kiss ya!" Grundgetta: "So if I told ya to jump off a bridge would ya?") They continue arguing, while Sally announces the sponsors and signs off.


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