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SESAME STREET
Plot SLIMEY celebrates his birthday in space
Air date APRIL 8TH, 1998
Season Season 29
Sponsors N, 19

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Picture Segment Description
3758 a
SCENE 1
In song, a lonely OSCAR wishes he could wish SLIMEY a happy birthday today, but he can't because SLIMEY is still in space.
3758 b
SCENE 1
cont'd
Maria, Luis & Zoe notice OSCAR looking sad. He sobs as he tells them why he feels sad, & Luis gets the idea to call SLIMEY with the assistance of the worms at WASA Control. An eager OSCAR follows them.
I Feel Totally Proud
Song
John Pizzarelli sings about feeling "happy & proud" on your birthday.
News Wrong Dwarves
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash: KERMIT meets the Seven Dwarves, seemingly from the Snow White story. However, in this version each is named after (& represents) an emotion. (KERMIT ad-lib: "Hey Dulcy, we got the wrong dwarves again!") They are named Cheerful, Sad, Lovey, Angry, Proud, Surprised & Fearful.
N is for nifty
Cartoon
An N-terview with an N
3978 z d
Film
Jaws spoof with the letter N.
Computer N
Animation
Computer N / n
See My New Computer
Song
"My New Computer"
All fish
Animation
All, none, some and one fish swim around. (new music added)
Ballet dancers
Insert
None, some & all of the dancers dance as BIG BIRD narrates.
3960 q
Cartoon
Kids sing "Happy Birthday"
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3758 e
SCENE 2
The WASA technicians are trying their best to contact SLIMEY in space. Tarah has joined OSCAR, Maria, Luis & Zoe in waiting for them, & Maria even brings party hats & noisemakers, which make OSCAR feel good, especially when he blows one in Maria’s ear. SLIMEY’s family also shows up with their own party hats & noisemakers, & SLOPPY also toots her noisemaker into Maria’s ear for the first of multiple times in this episode.
3758 f
SCENE 2
cont'd
Dr. Einslime thinks they've contacted SLIMEY, & they all look up at the monitor, but instead, they see ...
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star 2 Headed Monster
Muppets
Two-Headed Monster looks at a star & sings "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"
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3758 h
SCENE 2
cont'd
Dr. Einslime tells OSCAR the connection failed because they got their outer fabrulator crossed with the inner krasanopholus. Still, everyone at WASA is still hopeful about contacting SLIMEY...
3979 z c
Song
"It's a Long Hard Road, But I'm Gonna Get There"
Theater in the Park 1 1

Theater in the Park 2 1
Muppets
Theater in the Park
Telly stars in a production of "Romeo & Alphabet."
Marty Chair
Animation
Marty the chair keeps bumping into things, until he finds his glasses. "See ya later!"
Eye Doctor
Film
Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
Count to 10 Keith Haring
Cartoon
Counting to 10
Artist: Keith Haring
Baby Bear statue

Big Bird statue
Muppets
Baby Bear visits the Museum of Modern Art, where he observes Joan Miro's sculpture "MoonBIRD" in the garden. He then passes BIG BIRD, who laments, "Standing still is hard! How do statues do it?"
Jungleroom KarenAqua
Cartoon
A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
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SCENE 3
Snuffy & Alice come over to join the gang in waiting to hear from SLIMEY. Alice asks Snuffy where SLIMEY went, & Snuffy replies, "To the moon, Alice, to the moon!" They all look up at the monitor in anticipation again, & they see ...
Grover surf near far
Muppets
Grover, on a surfboard, demonstrates near & far.
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SCENE 3
cont'd
Everyone is confused after seeing Grover on the monitor, but that happened because, according to Dr. Einslime, "The telemeter overheated and caused a meltdown of the the Schmooze mechanism." Back to the drawing board ...
Flash Gizmo Near Far
Cartoon
Flash Gizmo, Space Cadet
Near and far
Wind it up 1

Wind it up 2
Film
A montage of the evolution of mechanical technology, from wind-up toys, to robots that can spell "SESAME STREET" with blocks, to satellite transmitters.
Elmo's Rap Alphabet
Muppets
"Elmos Rap Alphabet"
3978 z f
Cartoon
Autumn leaves form a capital "N" & lowercase "n"
N folded paper
Animation
N / n paper fold
4124 u
Cartoon
N is for nose (new music added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
Face Facts
Song
Lillian sings "Face Facts".
Ernie & Bert Painting
Muppets
Ernie is painting a portrait of Bert, but paints Bert with curly hair, glasses and a beard. When Bert gets angry about this, Ernie takes him behind the easel and puts curly hair, glasses & a beard on Bert.
1736 r
Cartoon
A boy learns to play his violin by practicing.
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3758 m
SCENE 4
OSCAR thinks he'll never be able to sing "Happy Birthday to SLIMEY" While waiting, everyone practices singing the song, after which Dr. Einslime reports that they've finally gotten through to SLIMEY! They start singing to him, but halfway through the song, the signal cuts out. Dr. Einslime says the connection will be live again after just a few more adjustments to the Franastrat, but in the meantime, they all practice singing the song again.
Animation Happy Birthday
Animation
Stop-motion representation of "Happy Birthday," with balloons, gummi bears, glitter, etc.
Big Wolf Family
Muppets
The Big Bad Wolf sings about himself & his family.
3983 d
Cartoon
Animation Rap #19
Flying 19
Film
19 glasses, 19 chairs, 19 socks
19 space
Animation
The number 19 in space
Bad Bart bartender
Muppets
Old West - Clementine breaks the bad news to everyone: Bad Bart is coming to town to "give someone what they deserve"! She says he will come when the cow moos 4 times. They listen for it, & first hear a train toot 4 times, then a dog bark 4 times, & finally the cow. Bad Bart steps into the saloon, looks for the bartender, & reminds him that last week, he ordered sarsaparilla, but the bartender didn't have it, so he went to another town to get it, & kept him waiting. Bad Bart forgot to pay the bartender for it, so he gives the bartender what he deserves: some coins.
Ooh What a Fabulous Party
Cartoon
"Ooh What a Fabulous Party"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
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Wiggleprise 2
SCENE 5
Dr. Einslime reports to OSCAR that everyone at WASA is just about ready to give up on the connection to SLIMEY. Snuffy becomes angry & stomps his feet, which shakes the ground, giving the WASA machinery just what it needs to get the signal back! SLIMEY appears on the monitor, wearing a party hat, & everyone sings "Happy Birthday" to him!
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SCENE 5
cont'd
After the song, SLIMEY tells everyone that he's glad to hear from everyone on his birthday. Maria & Luis announce the sponsors, & everyone goes home.
3758 Coming Soon
COMING SOON
Coming soon on SESAME STREET: Elmo & Telly notice, to their horror, that Sweetie Pie has left her cage!

AlterationsEdit

Picture Segment Description
3758 rerun
INTRO
In the 1999 rerun, the season 3032 intro sequence is used in place of the Season 29 opening.
4120 a o
Animation
"Planets, Moon & Stars" (sung by JERRY NELSON)
This segment replaced the jungle cartoon in the 1999 rerun.
In Your Imagination
Muppets
Elmo sings "In Your Imagination".
(EKA: Episode 3119)


This segment replaced "Elmos Rap Alphabet" in the 1999 rerun.

Folge 2504 8
Muppets
Ernie has lost his Rubber Duckie & he calls Bert who's out of town for help. As Ernie gets more upset he starts to jump up & down in the chair, & they can hear Rubber Duckie, Ernie notices the sound as well & looks under the cushion & finds the Duck. He runs off to play with Rubber Duckie, forgetting to hang up the phone.
This segment replaced the Ernie & Bert sketch in the 1999 rerun.
Papa Bear's Hug
Muppets
In the style of James Brown, Papa Bear & Baby Bear sing "Papa Bear's Hug".
This segment replaced "Bad Wolf" in the 1999 rerun.
Wegman's dogs painter
Film
Wegman's dogs portray 1 of The People in Your Neighborhood - The House Painter
This segment replaced the Old West sketch in the 1999 rerun.
Chip & Dip & Danny
Muppets
Muppets & Kid Moments: Chip & Dip hold a sign with the word "CAT" written on it & ask Danny if he knows what it says. When they learn that he can't read the sign, they give him clues.
This segment replaced the Old West sketch in the 1999 rerun.

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 December 2 & December 23.


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))

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