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SESAME STREET
Plot Bob accompanies OSCAR to GROUCHYtown (2648 repeat)
Air date December 12th, 1991
Season Season 23
Sponsors D, Z, 0

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
OSCAR is about to drive his SLOPPY JALOPY to GROUCHYtown, & Bob is gonna come with him. Luis & Linda warn Bob about going, but he prefers to be open-minded & see how Grouches live. Bob gets in the SLOPPY JALOPY, & they look at a route map before they drive off. OSCAR tells him to wipe the smile off his face, & he tries his best as they drive off to GROUCHYtown.
Chewing Gum
Cartoon
A British man narrates how chewing gum is made in Guatemala.
Artist: ArtistMike
Bip Bippadotta Opposite Stuff
Muppets
Bip Bippadotta sings "Opposite Stuff".
Soup 0
Cartoon
A boy counts down to 0 as he eats his soup.
Grover Jesse Marriage
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover asks Jesse to define marriage. They conclude that married people kiss, hug, live together, and help each other.
Film Who Am I
Song
Olivia sings "The Riddle"
Cut from Noggin.
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SCENE 2
The jalopy arrives in GROUCHYtown, & Bob is amazed at what he sees. OSCAR warns him that GROUCHYtown is the opposite of SESAME STREET, in terms of location, mood, food, & several other things. Bob sees this for himself when a gang of GROUCHES comes outta hiding & tells him to get lost. They sing a GROUCHY version of the SESAME STREET Theme, which doesn't rhyme. Bob gets up & gets ready to take a picture of the GROUCHES ("Frown!" he tells them), but they decline & go back into hiding.
2899 where d go
Animation
Where do the Ds fit?
Ernie & Bert 17
Muppets
Ernie wears socks on his ears & on his nose in order for Bert to guess which body part ]he's thinking of.
Toon BESO letters
Cartoon
The letters in the word BESO kiss each other.
1186 z b
Film
Charlie Chaplin (Maria) looks in a mirror & sees "ME." Maria's reflection is played by Linda
Music added
Me Tarzan You Parrot
Cartoon
"Me Tarzan ... you parrot!"
Artist: Fred Garbers
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SCENE 3
Bob continues to take pictures of GROUCHYtown, when suddenly he hears noises coming from the Break-It Shop, which he suddenly realizes is the opposite of the Fix-It Shop back on Sesame Street. A grouchy customer tells Velma that his toaster has a problem: "It's not dented & broken enough!" He gives it to her so she can break it, which she does, very loudly. Bob causes much commotion among the GROUCHES when he sings a chorus of "People in Your Neighborhood".
Z for Zipper
Cartoon
Z for zipper
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.
2795 q
Cartoon
David reminds a boy to wash his face & brush his teeth before going to bed.
Hotdog bun
Animation
Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
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SCENE 4
Oscar takes Bob to WORBYs Store, which is just the opposite of Hoopers Store back on SESAME STREET. Oscar calls WORBY out, & he agrees to give them some food if they get lost. The specials today are a sardine-blueberry sandwich, a pepper-marshmallow steak, & a tomato surprise (which they're also out of). Bob doesn't want to eat anything at 1s</span>t</span>, but OSCAR reminds him that trying new foods is a part of the traveling experience. Bob, to everyone's surprise, likes the sardine-blueberry sandwich when he tries it! OSCAR reassures a distraught WORBY, "He's only a tourist here; he doesn't know any better."
2795 m
Film
JERRY NELSON sings "The Inside Story" which shows what's inside various household objects.
D-Drums
Animation
D / d (drums and drumsticks)
SS News Cinderella&#039;s dress
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash
Cinderella's Fairy Godmother tries to make a beautiful ball dress appear on Cinderella without success: the gown ends up on Kermit instead.
2269 q
Cartoon
A hand draws a guitarist serenading a maiden, as well as the background.
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SCENE 5
GROUCHYtown resident Otto wants to lead Bob to the stinkweed swamp, when Bob suddenly spots something that piques his curiosity: a nice-looking house, which looks like something out of a fairy tale. Bob knocks on the door, & is politely greeted by a bubbly human woman, "Nina the Nice" (played by actress Carol Kane). It suddenly dawns on Bob that the nice-human/GROUCH ratio here is also the opposite of SESAME STREETs. She & Bob sing a syrupy song to the GROUCHES, "That's How I Know You're Happy", even though the GROUCHES don't feel that way.
Cartoon eat a Z
Cartoon
A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
Film Cookies for Great-Grandma
Film
Wendy makes cookies with her grandmother. They later visit Wendy's great-grandmother at the nursing home, and give her some of the cookies.
Clumsy feet
Cartoon
Christopher Clumsy demonstrates the things feet can do.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
Can&#039;t Take That
Muppets
"They Can't Take That Away from ME": Cookie Monster’s 6 cookies are subtracted down to 0.
10 fish
Animation
Ocean countdown 10-1
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SCENE 6
OTTO calls all the GROUCHYtown GROUCHES together, so they can, together, prepare to give OSCAR a GROUCHY send-off. OSCAR & Bob show up, about to leave, & are told simultaneously to GET LOST. Before he goeshome, the Grouches all try to persuade OSCAR to live in GROUCHYtown, which seems tempting to him, until Nina the Nice gives him a revolting kiss.
3957 z f
Animation
The Letter Z in various typefaces.
Film city garden
Film
Some kids talk about a garden they have in the middle of the city.
2096 g
Film
Blocks form a ramp and a tunnel.
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SCENE 7
Back on SESAME STREET, Luis & Linda are surprised to hear Bob’s excitable yarn of his day visit to GROUCHYtown & Oscar laments he'll never be able to go there again, & Bob reveals that he brought Nina the Nice w/ him to SESAME STREET! She drives OSCAR into his TRASH CAN as she suggests the wonderful things they could do to it. Bob announces the sponsors.

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