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SESAME STREET
Plot SLIMEY & the WORM Scouts
Air date May 2nd, 1991
Season Season 22
Sponsors C, T, 5

Born to Add

This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.


Picture Segment Description
2869 a
SCENE 1
Gordon helps SLIMEY & the WORM Scouts get across two crates by placing a book in between them.
Bridgekeeper Triangles
Cartoon
A young bespectacled man with an accordion asks how much it costs to cross the bridge. The Bridgekeeper says admission is free, but requires that the young man show him 3 triangles. 2 of them are found in the bridgework, & the man uses the Bridgekeeper's staff to draw a third triangle in the dirt. Although the Bridgekeeper has his order filled, he asks the man to play a tune on his accordion. This additional request takes the young man by surprise, but he is told to do so for the opportunity to get past the Bridgekeeper.
2682 j
Film
Lemurs rest on tree branches.
Music: Joe Raposo
Do-Op Hop
Muppets
KERMIT THE FROG sings "Do-Op Hop".
3136 z l
Cartoon
A fan reveals the letter C.
(EKA: Episode 2746)

Look a Little Closer Horse
Song
Bob sings Joe Raposo's "Look a Little Closer". (horse) (horse)
Hortense 5 brooms
Cartoon
Hortense sees 5 waltzing brooms in her room.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2508)

2869 b

2869 c
SCENE 2
Telly has almost finished writing the alphabet, but has forgotten what a Z looks like. The WORM Scouts help by forming a Z with their bodies.
Arnold
Animation
Arnold uses his imagination.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
Bruce Stringbean

Born to Add
Muppets
Bruce Stringbean, Clarice & S Street Band perform "Born to Add".
Film Karate 5
Film
A man karate chops 5 boards.
2040 j
Cartoon
A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
Old C 6
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater
Grover plays the title role in "The Old Man & the C" by rocking atop the letter in a rowboat.
1095 o
Cartoon
C is for Cowboy
2869 d

2869 e
SCENE 3
Telly & Maria watch over Natasha while her mother is away. The WORM Scouts arrive & suggest they read a story from their "Nature Stories" book. Maria begins reading "The Acorn & the Squirrel", where an acorn thanks a squirrel for not eating him by growing into a large oak tree for the squirrel to live in during the winter.
Toon if we dare
Cartoon
A poem about changing seasons.
I Can Do It By Myself
Song
"I Can Do It By Myself"
Ernie & Bert drippin' water
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: Bert complains that he can't sleep, because Ernie left the faucet dripping. Ernie drowns out the sound of the water dripping with louder noises.
3816 y
Cartoon
Do you know what it's like to be scared?
2869 f
SCENE 4
Telly tries to think of a place for Natasha to nap. The WORM Scouts show him why a table & newsstand won't work, but Natasha ends up falling asleep in his arms.
What's missing baby
Cartoon
What's missing? (a baby)
Sing After Me
Muppets
Madeline Kahn & Grover sing "Sing After Me".
T for treasure
Cartoon
T for treasure (Jim Thurman VO)
Rock Flip
Animation
A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
Jane Snuff 1

Jane Snuff 2
Muppets
Snuffy brings his TV over to BIG BIRDs NEST so that he, BIG BIRD, & some kids can work out along with Jane Snuffleupagus.
Ah-ah-choo
Cartoon
"Sneezing Song" - a man destroys everything in his path when he sneezes.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Baa Baa Walters & Meryl Sheep
Muppets
Baa Baa Walters interviews Meryl Sheep about what a famous sheep like her does when she is not acting.
2869 Fire
Animation
5 firefighters put out a flaming 5.
Fay Ray rug
Film
Fay Ray gets on & under a rug.
Annie Eyeball Wet things
Cartoon
Dr. Annie Eyeball studies wet things which eventually become dry.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
2869 g
SCENE 5
Telly meets Gordon's grandmother, whom he is helping feed. Gordon explains how her hands hurt, so she needs some help. The two sing a song about how she used to feed him when he was young & how the roles are now reversed.
Families Kids Drawings
Animation
Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroses as pets.
Hoots Mary Lamb
Muppets
Hoots plays jazz in a park, accompanied by Chip and Dip. They are encountered by Mary, who wants them to play a new version of her nursery rhyme, which involves another lamb.
2269 c
Cartoon
Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': 2 caterpillars form T & t.(EKA: Episode 2269)

Body Part Shout Out
Film
Body part shout-out
Sesame Street
SCENE 6

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