Air date JUNE 1, 2019
Season Season 49 (2018-2019)
Sponsors T, 0


Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
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GROVER sets up today’s theme of TRASH & the folks who take it away each day. An Anything Muppet boy thinks this refers to his mom, who turns out to be a sanitation worker.
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Elmo & Rosita collect TRASH around the street while singing a happy song. OSCAR THE GROUCH can’t stand the aggravation & visits Chris at Hooper’s Store to see if he can buy some earplugs (or "two mouth-sized corks," he adds). He returns to his TRASH CAN spot, only to find IT’s gone! He breaks down crying & when he hears Elmo singing nearby, he realizes he has no escape from the friendly atmosphere of the street. He trudges off in despair.
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SCENE 1 cont'd
Abby & Rudy clean up in her garden & find OSCAR has taken up residence in the compost bin. Rudy claims to have seen the "TRASH CAN bandit" & they use Abby’s crayons to draw a picture of them. OSCAR takes the picture with him as he looks for a new place to live, as Abby poofs away to try & find the TRASH CAN bandit.
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SCENE 1 cont'd
Chris gets started when he finds OSCAR "can surfing" in the Hooper’s Store recycling bin. OSCAR shows Chris the picture & Chris recognizes the figure as a sanitation worker. OSCAR wonders what they do with the TRASH they collect, something Chris often thinks about too. He pulls out his tablet & they watch a video about a sanitation worker named Leonard, who describes his job & how they collect TRASH. Chris then offers the spare room in his apartment to OSCAR, who declines when he hears how nice & clean it is.
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SCENE 1 cont'd
OSCAR sulks, when Abby poofs in a sanitation worker (Allison Williams), who has his TRASH CAN! She explains that she’s new on the job & accidentally put a large dent in his TRASH CAN as she was taking it out; she took it with her to try & fix it. OSCAR couldn’t be more pleased at the sight & strikes up a conversation with her. "It looks like the beginning of a beautiful GROUCHship," Abby observes.
S47 Letter Song

4801 Letter
Abby Cadabby leads the gang in a song to introduce the Letter of the Day - T.
I Love Trash in 4929
Muppets / Celebrity
Jack Antonoff, who is posing as "Jack the GROUCH," completely crashes this weeks' Meeting of the GROUCHES by not bein GROUCHY enough. With some help from OSCAR & GRUNDGETTA & all of the other GROUCHES, however, he reaches his fully GROUCHY potential with a performance of "I LOVE TRASH."
Murray Recycle 1

Murray Recycle 4
Murray Has a Little Lamb - Murray finishes his jug of milk & is about to throw it away, when he remembers to recycle it instead. He wonders what happens to recycled things & Ovejita leads him to the New York City Recycling Plant. There, 1 of the staffers fills Murray in on what recycling is.
(First: Episode 4514)
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COOKIE MONSTER & friends sing as they wait for the number of the Day, which is how many cookies are being baked for him (to eat). Today’s number is 0. Because this means no cookies, The COUNT presents him with an empty plate, which he eats instead.
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Elmos World - "Recycling"
(First: Episode 4725)
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Elmo & Abby pretend to be sanitation workers & encourage the viewer to do so too.


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