Sesame Street
Plot Mumford makes Barkley invisible
Air date February 19, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors Y, 12
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Maria come across Linda, unsuccessfully trying to feed Barkley. She tells them he won't eat, fetch or do anything lately. Barkley sneezes, so Linda figures he has a cold. She goes to call the vet and leaves him with Maria and Big Bird.
Ah-ah-choo
Cartoon "Big Sneeze" - a man destroys everything in his path when he sneezes.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2583)
Radioexercise
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He engages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
(EKA: Episode 1025)
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Song "Jump" (soul)
(First: Episode 3136)
Clumsy.feet
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0822)
GroverJordanABC
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Jordan sings the alphabet for Grover.
(First: Episode 3563)
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Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie sings about the things she can imagine herself doing "In My Head."
(First: Episode 3526)
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SCENE 2 The Amazing Mumford happens by and thinks he can improve Barkley's condition with his newest trick. Mumford tries again and again, but his spell won't work. He vows to not give up and eventually something happens - Barkley turns invisible! Mumford goes to the library to do some magical research, when Linda returns. She must take Barkley to the vet now, whether he's visible or not. Big Bird and Maria join her.
4127s
Film A child in a classroom draws a picture of her dog Puck, and goes over the care required to keep a pet.
(EKA: Episode 2853)
Airbip
Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings about "Air."
(First: Episode 2568)
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Film Milo Counting: 12
(First: Episode 3568)
3853-26
Cartoon The Bellhop has to make 12 wake-up calls.
(First: Episode 2529)
3853-29
Film Ornate 12s sail through the air.
(First: Episode 3274)
CMZoeInsideOutside
Muppets Cookie Monster and Zoe demonstrate "inside" and "outside"; Cookie takes a cookie outside of the box, and puts it inside his mouth and tummy.
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Animation Gayle the Mer-Monster shows Doug the Monster how to come in and out of the water.
(First: Episode 3561)
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SCENE 3 The gang arrives at the waiting room and Big Bird explains the situation to a nearby girl. To help calm Barkley down, they play his favorite game ("Three of These Things") using the other pets. The vet (Mark Linn-Baker) calls them in, slightly confused at who's flooding into his examination room.
Dogspoem
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)
ToMarket
Film A visual representation of the nursery rhyme "To Market" with Wegman's dogs.
(First: Episode 3543)
Quilt.Y
Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter Y.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3381)
Jaws.Y
Film Jaws spoof with the letter Y.
(First: Episode 3323)
Mary-Y
Cartoon Mary doesn't like the letter Y at first, but eventually finds it useful, especially for her name.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3347)
Song.Tothevet
Muppets Farley takes his pet "To the Vet" as he sings about it.
(First: Episode 3561)
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Film Footage of kids playing professions, alternating with footage of analogous real-life jobs.
(First: Episode 2811)
Handprint
Cartoon What kind of print does a hand make? (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 1097)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird explains to the vet what's happened and he attempts to give him a check-up despite his invisibility. He concludes Barkley is healthy, but he can't help make him visible. They all exit and the vet cowers when he hears a growl from his next patient.
Dog.Yowl
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(EKA: Episode 0353)
Y.Yell
Film Y for yell, yellow, yodel
(First: Episode 3456)
Pencilbox.Y
Animation Pencil box Y / y
(First: Episode 3043)
2963-A12
Muppets "Street Garden Cooperation"
(EKA: Episode 2040)
2795za
Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: The parachute becomes a large mattress.
(EKA: Episode 2484)
3136w
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(First: Episode 2734)
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Cartoon A cat desperately tries to open a can of cat food by himself while his mistress is on the phone.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2424)
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SCENE 5 Linda leaves to try to call Mumford at the library; he shows up just as she is gone. He claims to have practiced his invisibility trick on a cat, but wasn't able to make it visible either. He goes to consult another book, and Barkley starts chasing the invisible cat around (dragging Maria with him). Linda is able to make him stop.
Catsign
Film A boy signs the word cat, and morphs into one.
(First: Episode 3323)
MysteriousTheaterMissingCat
Muppets Mysterious Theater
Sherlock Hemlock is on the search for Lady Agatha's missing cat, knowing that it is under something that rhymes with "at", while Watson discovers the cat is under a mat, which leads into a big cat-and-dog fight.
(First: Episode 2569)
StopMotionATwords
Film / Animation Song: AT words
(First: Episode 3291)
CayardCats
Cartoon Everything you need to know about cats.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 0984)
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SCENE 6 Mumford returns with a magic book containing a specific trick to fix everything. With a wave of his wand, Barkley (and the cat) turn visible, only Mumford is now invisible! He goes to find a book that will give him another solution, as Big Bird announces the sponsors.
ScwubbyScwubby
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Baby Bear sings a "scrubby scrubby" song as he takes a bath.


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