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SESAME STREET
Hiroshi paints OSCAR
(repeat of 2597)
Air date January 10, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Mark Saltzman
Sponsors O, Z, 8

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Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
BIG BIRD hears saxophone music coming from the garage (Hiroshi’s studio). HE assumes it’s Hiroshi playing the sax, but it’s actually Hoots the Owl. Hiroshi is working on a painting of the music Hoots is playing, "the blues," using different shades of blue. He explains that it’s not as easy as it looks, & sings, "What Color Blue Are the Blues?"
2341 u
Film
Letter O hoist
Music: Joe Raposo
Olga.O
Cartoon
Olga y la letra O
I Think That It Is Wonderful song
Muppets
Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster & sing I Think That It Is Wonderful
Toon Zig Zag
Cartoon
Zig...zag...zoom...zoo.
Honk Ding Quack Game
Muppets / Celebrity
Tracey Ullman & some kids play a Simon-style game with Mr. Honker, a Dinger, and a duck.
Pixel blocks
Animation
Finding shapes in colored pixel-blocks
Lambaba 2
Muppets
Count von Count sings "Lambaba" as he counts sheep & other animals that pop into the room.
Everybody Eats
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
SS News Hickory Dickory Dock
Muppets
SESAME STREET News Flash
Kermit stands by a grandfather clock waiting for a mouse to run up it, acting out "Hickory Dickory Dock". A duck shows up instead. Finally, a horse comes in & explains that the mouse can’t make it. The horse runs through the clock, breaking it.
(First: Episode 0710)
2356-23
Cartoon
A ball goes up & down a musical staircase.
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SCENE 2
Hiroshi insists that OSCAR THE GROUCH move around wildly & complain while he paints. Finally, he’s done with the painting, which is a painting of OSCAR’s GROUCHiness. OSCAR likes it so much, Hiroshi decides to give it to him.
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SCENE 2
cont'd
OSCAR secretly informs Hiroshi of some of his own paintings, & tells him to wait as he digs them up.
Shalom 6-12
Cartoon
Zazz #8.
Noodle factory
Film
Footage of a Chinese noodle factory
Grover John-John 20
Muppets
Grover & John-John count to 20
2477 t
Cartoon
Photographer tries to look for some animals quietly, but they all end up secretly following him.
(First: Episode 0799)
Dentistsinyrnbhd
Muppets / Cast
Bob sings "The People in Your Neighborhood" with a dentist and a bus driver. (remake)
1736 f
Cartoon
A baby tries to climb a flight of stairs.
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SCENE 3
OSCAR displays his unseen artwork to Hiroshi, starting with "Moaning Lisa."
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SCENE 3
cont'd
His other paintings are "Venus on a Clam" ...
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SCENE 3
cont'd
... & "Crumpled Soup CAN."
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SCENE 3
cont'd
What does Hiroshi think of OSCAR’s paintings? He loves them! But OSCAR doesn’t take kindly to Hiroshi’s compliments about his rotten GROUCHY art. Hiroshi remarks, "Some artists are so touchy."
The Word is No!
Muppets
Gina & Maria sing The Word is "NO".
(First: Episode 2548)
Winter River
Film
Kids narrate a film of how a river is formed.
Ernie & Bert the alphabet story remake
Muppets
Ernie writes a dramatic story, which is actually the alphabet. (remake)
Gloria Globe Tiger
Cartoon
Gloria Globe pulls a tiger out of her hat, which belongs in India
Fat Cat
Muppets
Fat Cat
Z for Zebu
Cartoon
Z for Zebu
Artist: Bud Luckey
Film Navajo
Film
2 Navajo children visit their grandparents who live on a ranch.
My Best Friend
Cast
Pairs of best friends, including BIG BIRD & Snuffy, Uncle Wally & Miss Trump, & Gordon & Susan, sing "My Best Friend."
City Circles
Film
Looking for circles in the city (Maria voice-over)
O'Briens
Muppets
Grover is the newest employee of a fast food franchise which serves such delicacies as O'Fish, O'Salad, O'Rye Bread, & O'Milk. However, this is a different kind of "fast food" restaurant: the food zips by the customer on trays across the counter, & falls to the floor if it's not caught in time. Mr. Johnson is not ready for this, so he asks if there's any "slow food." There is, but it's served by a turtle who takes longer than Mr. Johnson wants to wait.
Counting20boxes
Film
Counting 20 boxes
Music: Joe Raposo
Twinkle Twinkle red yellow
Animation
Red & yellow dots play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
Fay 3 balls
Video
Fay demonstrates addition by placing 3 balls on a table.
The Dentist of Seville
Muppets
Phil Harmonic hosts another evening at the Nestropolitan Opera, featuring a performance by Placido Flamingo, "The Dentist of Seville."
Bellhop8
Cartoon
The Bellhop has to bring 8 steamer trunks down 8 flights of stairs.
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SCENE 4
OSCAR shows Hiroshi 1 more painting: "Whistlers GROUCH Mother." Hiroshi loves this one too, so OSCAR swears to give up painting. Hoots announces the sponsors, & plays the saxophone over the closing music.

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