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SESAME STREET
Telly loves OSCAR!
Air date December 31, 1990
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors H, O, 14

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Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Telly bangs on OSCAR’s TRASH CAN to let him know that he will be away visiting his cousin for 1 whole day. He fears that OSCAR will miss him, so he has prepared all kinds of love messages to him - who could not be more disgusted.
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Once Telly leaves, OSCAR gets a singing telegram delivered.
Hubley cartoon O
Cartoon
A song about a rolling O
Artists: The Hubleys
Grover & Karlena Love
Muppets
Muppets & Kid Moments: Grover & Karlena talk about the word on the sign: LOVE.
Weaver Bird
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Weaver Bird"
Walk IN
Cartoon
A man walks in an IN.
Kermit the Frog in & out doors
Muppets
KERMIT THE FROG describes the times it is appropriate to use the in & out doors. To his dismay, a group of monsters keeps going out the in door.
Gloria Globe Trash
Cartoon
Gloria Globe appears sick and ailing, because of pollution & damage to the planet. Only by taking better care of the Earth can Gloria become well again.
2040 d
Film
Pizza is made.
Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 2
For the second love message, Snuffy & SLIMEY dress up like Telly & visit OSCAR, who insists that he is not sad, & does not miss Telly.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
Just then, the real Telly comes back to report that his mom’s car has broken down, & he won’t be able to visit his cousin today. He tells OSCAR to pretend he isn’t here as the rest of Telly’s surprises are delivered to him - including the Sub-Human Cannonball.
BoxGoodForKicking
Cartoon
A top-hatted man tries to show a girl how many uses a box has, but she prefers kicking it.
2341ze
Film
Cat block structure.
African Alphabet Song
Muppets
"African Alphabet"
Findparrot
Cartoon
Find the camouflaged parrot.
Voice: Paul Dooley
2341 u
Film
Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
Would You Like to Buy an O? New
Muppets
"Would You Like to Buy an O?"
Policehorses
Film
2 kids visit the police department and watch a policeman prepare some horses for a parade happening in New York City. The kids even get to ride the horses & watch the parade.
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SCENE 3
Yet another one of that Telly’s surprises happens: a police officer comes by to help OSCAR by letting him know that Telly loves him. The officer gives a spiel about a policeman’s duty to help those in need, & presents a photo of that Telly (the "missing person").
3150 f
Film
Alphaquest: H
Heading over the hills in a helicopter to a hippo's house.
14 ducks
Cartoon
"Sing a Song of 14"
2963-C3
Film
Kids climb in & out of a tire.
Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 4
OSCAR doesn’t like pretending that Telly’s away, so instead he pretends that Telly has come home. But first Telly has to pretend to get ready to go home, by packing his pretend suitcase, getting into the pretend car, & going on the long pretend drive. Just then, a barbershop quartet (Bob, Susan, Luis, & Gina) show up to sing "He’s almost home, so don’t miss him anymore!"
Toon Orange
Cartoon
O for orange
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Brad bath toys
Muppets
Ernie & Bert- Ernie gives Bert’s nephew Brad some bath toys to play with.
3994 d
Cartoon
The Bellhop is asked to carry a guest’s 2 small (but heavy) bags to room 14.
1037 t
Film
Milk! (From Farm To Market To Home)
H lady cartoon
Cartoon
H is for horseshoe.
Elmo's Song
Muppets
Elmo writes his own song & sings it for BIG BIRD & Snuffy, who then wish that they had their own songs. Elmo lets them insert their own names into the lyrics, resulting in "BIG BIRD’s Song" & "Snuffy’s Song".
(First: Episode 2710)
Number Creatures 14
Animation
Number creatures #14
I Want to Count
Muppets / Celebrity
Cab Calloway & the Count sing "I Want to Count". (post-roll snipped)
4090zp
Cartoon
An alien comes across a pair of tree trunks; 1 with multi-colored leaves, the other without. He finds & grows leaves to mount on the other tree, then strings a hammock between the two.
3164 k
Film
Operation Playground: A group of students at P.S. 87 come up with ideas for a new playground, & raise money for the effort. Together with their parents & other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
1709 u
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster shares a pair of headphones.
Rectangulo
Animation
Un rectangul0
Ernie on the moon
Muppets
At night, Ernie sings "I DONT Want to Live on the Moon"
Moon good night
Cartoon
The moon listens to everyone say "Good night" in different languages.
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SCENE 5
Telly has finally returned from his pretend trip, to give OSCAR a big hug & kiss. Gina announces the sponsors.

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