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SESAME STREET
Plot Monster Moon Watch
Air date February 26th, 1998
Season Season 29
Sponsors C, 13

3729

Picture Segment Description
3729 01

3729 a
SCENE 1
Ruthie walks out onto SESAME STREET from the Subway Station on her way to Finders Keepers. Several monsters are buzzing about, chanting "Moon" Telly explains to Ruthie that they're all getting ready for the Monster Moon Watch, an annual event scheduled for that night on the rooftops. It's being held on SESAME STREET this year in honor of SLIMEY, who is currently on a long trip to the Moon. Telly leaves to find his tuba so he can play the Monster Moon Tune, while Mimsy asks Ruthie if she's the Moon.
Alien looks for home
Cartoon
An alien asks a boy for directions to the baseball diamond
Artist: Bill Davis
Jungle C
Film
Kid jungle explorers find a wild letter C.
C Drives Me Crazy
 
"C Drives Me Crazy"
4110 x
Film
Various "C" words are found throughout a yard.
3694 NYMOMA
Muppets
BIG BIRD & Baby Bear visit the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, & interpret a painting by Jackson Pollock.
Painter cats
Cartoon
A domestic cat paints various wild feline versions of himself on his owner's canvas.
3729 02
SCENE 2
Miles is sitting on the steps of 123 SESAME STREET as Gordon arrives home with a bag of groceries. They plan on watching the stars tonight, so Miles is making a list in his space journal of all the stars & planets he wants to look at. The journal also chronicles WASA’s launch of their moon program, which they recap. Gordon is looking forward to a nice, quiet night with just the 2 of them looking at the stars, Moon &SLIMEY. Miles goes to get the telescope ready as Gordon prepares to make some sandwiches.
3729 b
SCENE 2
cont'd
Mimsy runs up to the camera: "Moon Moon Moon Moon Moon?"
One Way Space
Cartoon
The crew on spaceship CU2 looks for signs of life in space. They spot signs such as ONE WAY, STOP, and EXIT.
If Moon Was Cookie
Muppets
Cookie Monster sings "If Moon Was Cookie" (underscore added to intro)
Astronaut Girl
Animation
A girl likes to pretend she's an astronaut.
3729 c
SCENE 3
Mimsy continues to look for the moon.
2485 x
Cartoon
Madrigal Alphabet
Martians book
Muppets
The Martians: Book
3187 k
Cartoon
JERRY NELSON sings "In My Book"
4090 z i
Film
In Trinidad, Asha & her friends practice & dance on stilts in preparation for a carnival.
Alien symphony
Cartoon
Various alien creatures perform in an otherworldly music performance conducted by a trumpet-nosed creature.
3729 03
SCENE 4
Back at Finders Keepers, Telly, Rosita, 'Herry, Elmo & Zoe have gathered with all their supplies for the Monster Moon Watch. Zoe has pillows to lay on, Herry will be keeping time, Telly has his tuba & Rosita has enough onions for everyone (it's tradition). They only thing they don't have is a grown-up to go with them, so they recruit Ruthie to do it.
4110 w
Cartoon
C in Space
C Clap
Film
Girls do a hand-clap game about friends whose names start with C.
4158 C words
Animation
A strange poem with C words.
3729 YoYo Ma
Muppets / Celebrity
Hoots the Owl challenges Yo-Yo Ma to make the same sounds with his cello that Hoots makes with his saxophone.
Photo Rhythm
Film
A rhythm is made of breaking eggs, door slamming, cans dropping, ice, & feet stepping.
Spaceship Surprise

Spaceship Surprise TR
Muppets
Spaceship Surprise
The crew lands on the Planet TR, where they are greeted by Trevor Trout.
Flash Gizmo Over Under
Cartoon
Flash Gizmo Space Cadet
Over, under, around & through
Over Under Around Through film
Song
"Around & Around"
3729 d
SCENE 5
Mimsy continues to look for the moon.
Space frogs 10
Animation
Space frogs count to 10.
Grover & Patrick
Muppets
Grover & Patrick observe that the moon doesn't talk.
Song Moonshine
Cartoon
JERRY NELSON sings "Moonshine"
3729 Furry Arms
SCENE 6
Mimsy appears in front of The Furry Arms looking for the Moon. Benny Rabbit just wiggles his teeth.
Alien 13
Cartoon
Alien parents tuck their child in at night, & he Counts 13 spaceships.
Artist: Bill Davis
Growing 13
Animation
Growing Numbers #13
13 burgers
Animation
13 hamburgers dance around.
Count von Count sleeps over 1

Count von Count sleeps over 2
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: The Count Sleeps Over At Ernie & Bert’s Part 1
The Count sleeps in Bert’s bed while Bert sleeps on the couch. Ernie tells the Count that he can Count sheep to get to sleep, but it never dawned on Ernie that the Count never gets tired of Counting. He stays up all night Counting sheep, to Ernie’s detriment.
0871 d
Cartoon
Monster in the dark (finding a light switch)
3161 j
Film
Kids narrate footage of toddlers learning to walk.
Noodles & Nedd telescope
Cartoon
Noodles & Nedd: Noodles tries to get Nedd to feed him while Nedd is fixated on looking at the stars through his telescope.
3729 e
SCENE 7
Miles & Gordon are on the roof enjoying their quiet time together.
3729 04

3729 f
SCENE 7
cont'd
Abruptly, Ruthie & the Monsters barge through the door chanting "Moon, Moon, Moon!" Mimsy thinks Gordon's head is the Moon at first, but Ruthie points her to the real Moon. Telly leads the group in a rendition of the Monsters Moon Tune (a spoof of the Marcels' "Blue Moon").
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3729 h
SCENE 7
cont'd
Miles & Gordon identify the letter C & the number 13 as constellations, which they figure must mean that they've sponsored the episode. In closing, they wonder where SLIMEY is by now, figuring it's someplace at least a lot quieter.
3729 Coming Soon
COMING SOON
Unavailable on current copy

AlterationsEdit

Picture Segment Description
3729 rerun
INTRO
In the 1999 rerun, the season 3032 intro sequence is used in place of the Season 29 opening.
Fay 4
Video
Fay Ray dresses up as different animals. ("It's Kermit the Dog!")
This segment replaced "Around & Around" in the 1999 rerun.
Count von Count sleeps over 3
Muppets
Ernie & Bert: The Count Sleeps Over At Ernie & Bert’s Part 2
It’s the next morning. The Count had a good night, but he didn’t sleep. His Counting kept Ernie up, & now Ernie is walking & Counting like a zombie.
This segment replaced the film of toddlers learning to walk in the 1999 rerun.


SLIMEY to the Moon
The Moon | WASA | Launch | Shuttle Crisis | Moon Landing | Return
(The Spaceketeers | Missing SLIMEY | Monster Moon Watch | SLIMEYs Birthday | Missing SLIMEY (2))

NotesEdit

  • This episode was among a select group of Season 29 episodes that were reran during the last few weeks of 1999, shortly before Season 31 began airing the following January. This particular episode aired on November 19 & December 10.

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