Feeling useless, Finchen decides to run away from Sesamstrasse. Samson begins a search.
Bert tells Ernie that if he can clean the messy apartment fifteen seconds or less, he will give Ernie his dessert: ice cream and cookies.
Grover sells newspapers in the street. He thinks they are for making paper hats, but a customer shows him they are actually for reading. The customer wants to buy a newspaper, but Grover won't stop reading the paper that the customer wants to buy. Grover reads about construction of a new building, a parade, and an expected rain shower, all of which occur as Grover reads. (EKA: Folge 1130)