T.V. Series Review: Sesame Street Season 6

Sesame Street Season 6 Trailer

Sesame Street Season 6 Summary

Season 6, Episode 0666: 6th season premiere; the Count counts streetlights.

The Count has climbed up to the top of the Sesame Street lamppost so he can count all the lights on the street as they come on.

Season 6, Episode 0667: David is too sleepy to take care of Hooper’s Store.

David was up late last night studying for a law school exam, but promised to take care of Hooper’s Store this morning. As a result, he keeps dozing off. Big Bird tries waking him up by getting some fresh air in the store and turning on some music, which doesn’t work. David describes being in his cozy bed, which winds up putting Big Bird to sleep.

Season 6, Episode 0668: Oscar the Grouch is delighted by the rainy day outside, until his can blows away.

It’s a rainy and windy day on Sesame Street. Oscar couldn’t be more thrilled and tries talking about it with Mr. Hooper, who wishes to be left alone as he reads. He gets more and more irritated with Oscar until he tells him to scram in a Grouch-like manner.

Season 6, Episode 0669: Sam the Robot tries to act like a grandmother.

The Count coaches David through filling some candy jars with beans and explains he’s going to play the sorting game; although not with sizes, but with numbers. David explains no one could ever count as many beans as he’s poured into the jars; no one, that is, except for the Count. As a compromise, he places three sets of two beans and one set of three beans on the table and sings “One of These Things”. When he’s done singing, he can see that the Count is sad about the game being over, so David tells him he’s always wanted someone to count just how many beans are in Hooper’s Store.

Season 6, Episode 0670: Big Bird tries to leave a trail of bread crumbs so he won’t get lost.

Stevie Wonder sings “123 Sesame Street.”

Season 6, Episode 0671: Oscar invites Bob into his trash can.

Biff directs Sully while he’s driving, causing him to back into the mailbox in front of 123 Sesame Street. The crash prompts Maria to come out and see what happened, but Biff is too busy overcomplicating the mess to explain himself to the “little lady”. While Biff admits defeat, deciding he needs an extra crew to come in to clean up, Maria has uprighted the mailbox and tells Sully to clear the vehicle away. Biff is left dumbfounded… and without a ride.

Season 6, Episode 0672: Oscar gets his hand stuck in a jar

Bob, Susan and Luis fawn over Bob’s new canary, Fairbanks, making Big Bird jealous. They remind Big Bird of the things he can do because he’s a big bird, like counting to 5, saying the alphabet, and rollerskating. Big Bird reflects on this, singing “He’s Smaller Than Me”, agreeing that it might be fun having another bird around when he’s asked to teach the canary the alphabet and numbers.

Season 6, Episode 0673: Big Bird writes a love note to Maria.

Oscar’s rock band, the Groovy Grouches, can’t make it to rehearsal today, so he shows Susan his replacement players: Shola on trash guitar, John-John on tenor grouchophone, and Laurie on trash can drums. Oscar admits they don’t sound great individually, but when they all cooperate and play together… they sound really rotten.

Season 6, Episode 0674: The Amazing Mumford decides that he’s all washed up as a magician.

Big Bird introduces the viewer to Poco Loco, a parrot who repeats everything he says. This nearly ruins his talk on the difference between their sizes.

Season 6, Episode 0675: Count von Count helps Big Bird write a poem.

Big Bird believes that The Count is helping him find rhyming words for a poem he’s writing, when what the Count is really doing is counting the number of verses.

Season 6, Episode 0676: Big Bird imagines that he’s living one hundred years ago.

Big Bird is reading his “Western Tales” book and thinks it might be fun to have lived life as a cowboy. He begins to imagine what it would be like living in the Old West…

Season 6, Episode 0677: Oscar is afraid of thunder.

Big Bird tells Susan, Gordon and Luis that he is about to leave for a vacation, but Luis notices that his suitcase is empty. Big Bird says he doesn’t need anything but a rest, so they suggest he pack his pajamas, his toothbrush, his bathing suit, his sailboat etc. He goes back and forth so many times, packing so many things, that he gets exhausted and goes to his nest to take a nap.

Season 6, Episode 0678: Sam the Robot confuses everyone by imitating sounds.

The Count has counted nearly everything on Sesame Street today, except for Oscar’s trash collection. Instead, he counts the times Oscar says “no” and makes nasty remarks.

Season 6, Episode 0679: The Count counts things in Oscar’s trash can.

Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit interviews Christopher Columbus before he begins his voyage to discover America. Kermit tries to tell him that the third ship is tied to the dock, but it’s too late — the dock breaks free, and takes Kermit along with the ship.

Season 6, Episode 0680: Biff and Sully repair underground pipes.

While Biff and Sully dig up Sesame Street, Oscar loses his phone service and Susan’s water stops running. Just as Biff tells them all will be restored after the work, Susan gets a call from Oscar’s grouch hotline on her hose, and water starts spraying out of Oscar’s phone. Biff yells down to Sully to check that they didn’t get their connections crossed.

Season 6, Episode 0681: The Count helps Luis by putting away nails and screws.

Luis has dumped out all his screws and nails to find just the right ones to fix Bert’s radio. He has to drop it off, but dreads having to clean up the mess. The Count offers to help, but finds the sorting rather boring, barely getting anything done by the time Luis gets back. Luis asks him to count the nails and screws, thinking this will pique his interest. He turns his back for a mere moment before finding the Count is now through with the job.

Season 6, Episode 0682: Big Bird helps David to keep from falling asleep.

Bob finds a young Muppet girl named Jane, who thinks her name is boring. Bob assembles some friends to show her how many interesting rhymes her name has:

Season 6, Episode 0683: Oscar impersonates other people on the Street to avoid being bothered.

Oscar realizes that everybody bothers him because he’s a Grouch. Sometimes he wishes he were anybody else but him. He decides to impersonate other people on the Street to avoid being bothered.

Season 6, Episode 0684: Grover the photographer.

Grover the Photographer tries to take a picture of Maria, but David beats him to it. Grover then asks to take Luis’s picture. Luis jokingly asks him where his “birdie” is, and explains that “watch the birdie” is an expression that people use when they take pictures. Nevertheless, Grover goes to look for a birdie.

Season 6, Episode 0685: Luis becomes an umpire for Oscar’s baseball game.

The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest — but she hasn’t counted on Kermit hiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.

Season 6, Episode 0686: Oscar plants a tree in front of his trash can.

Maria exits 123 Sesame Street and is shocked to find a large tree potted next to Oscar’s trash can. Oscar emerges from the leaves and says it’s a perfect addition – it provides him shade, but most importantly keeps his can hidden from sight so no one can bother him.

Season 6, Episode 0687: Linda and the Theatre of the Deaf put on a show.

Linda sits outside reading. David wants to sit by her and makes sure she’s okay with that. He begins blasting his radio and noisily eating chips, knowing she can’t hear any of it. Ed Waterstreet and Joe Sarpy of the Little Theatre of the Deaf arrive and ask Linda (in sign) if they can also sit around. They begin signing jokes to each other, which Linda now finds distracting and she leaves.

Season 6, Episode 0688: Sam the Machine plays a game with Oscar.

Sam the Robot wants to play, but Susan says he can’t jump rope, Big Bird says he’ll break the rope swing, and Bob tells him he sings like a railroad train. He tells his woes to Oscar the Grouch who tells him to stop focusing on the things he can’t do.

Season 6, Episode 0689: Oscar sets off an explosion in his trash can.

Big Bird tries to learn the parts of the body in Spanish from Maria.

Season 6, Episode 0690: Maria hits her finger with a hammer.

To Maria’s surprise, Oscar shows her kindness when she hits her finger with a hammer.

Season 6, Episode 0691: Maria imagines that she’s a bus driver.

At Hooper’s Store, David sings “Subtraction Blues” while Mr. Hooper, Maria and Big Bird subtract his slices of pizza. He drops the last slice on the ground when a kid bumps into him, and tosses the dirty slice into Oscar’s can.

Season 6, Episode 0692: Oscar is expecting a group of Grouches from Cincinnati.

Oscar is expecting a group of Grouches from Cincinnati, and finds himself in desperate need of trash for games. His situation worsens when David and Maria refuse to give him cans and bottles that they’re taking to the recycling center. Bob, however, has plenty of trash for Oscar.

Season 6, Episode 0693: Bert loses his favorite bottlecap.

Bert is admiring his bottle cap collection when he offers to show the viewer his rarest piece: a Watermelon Whip. Upon closer inspection, he finds that the rare item is lost. As he panics, David, Maria, Luis, and the kids rush over from their game of scully — which requires bottlecaps to play — to see what’s going on. They offer to help him find the missing collectible, but while some of theirs are similar, none of them is red with a white circle and the letter W. Bert believes all hope to be lost and begins chastizing David for making light of his plight when Big Bird stops by. He’d like to join the scully game and says he’ll have a bottlecap to contribute as soon as he opens the soda pop he just purchased at Hooper’s Store. Bert’s attention is sprung when he hears it’s a Watermelon Whip, but his excitement diminishes when he learns that Mr. Hooper got six cases of it in — that’s 144 bottles, Big Bird calculates — and dismisses the once-rare flavor as worthless now. To replace the open spot on his cork board, he’s now got to go find a Blueberry Bubbler… and he doesn’t even like that one.

Season 6, Episode 0694: Oscar dulls his senses.

At Hooper’s Store, Biff wants to share a glass of chocolate milk with Sully. To ensure they both get an equal amount, Biff asks Mr. Hooper to draw a line around the middle of glass; Biff claims the top half of the drink as his and the bottom for Sully. Mr. Hooper and Linda try to explain how this might not work, but Biff ignores them and has Sully take the first sip. However, in order for Sully to get to his half, he needs to drink up Biff’s, leaving an empty glass.

Season 6, Episode 0695: Oscar opens a Break-It Shop.

Oscar opens a “Break-It Shop”. His first business is the christening of the S.S. Sesame Street Ocean Liner.

Season 6, Episode 0696: Oscar reprograms Sam the Robot.

Luis and Linda are washing windows when the phone rings. Luis asks her to answer it, but then remembers that she’s deaf, and climbs down from the ladder to answer it himself, more than once. Not knowing that Luis has to keep going down the ladder every time the phone rings, Linda believes that he’s a slow window washer.

Season 6, Episode 0697: Big Bird, Gordon and the Kids play in a cold playground.

Wearing earmuffs and a scarf, Big Bird invites Gordon and the kids to play in a very cold playground. Big Bird asks about what happened in the playground the night before, and what will happen next.

Season 6, Episode 0698: Oscar tries to have peace and quiet.

Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music tries to write “Mary Had a Little Lamb”, but he can’t come up with a word that rhymes with “snow”. Kermit suggests that Don try another angle, which leads to Don writing the hit song “Mary Had a Bicycle.” Don sings the song, with back-up vocals from the Monotones.

Season 6, Episode 0699: Episode 699

Bob greets the viewer, and shows how he can recognize someone’s voice without seeing them. Bob takes Big Bird and the kids to a “sound zoo”, with animal sounds coming from the empty cages. The first cage has an invisible lion, the second one an elephant, the third is a monkey, and the last one is the bird cage, which Big Bird recognizes instantly.

Season 6, Episode 0700: Maria borrows a cup of sugar from Oscar’s kitchen.

Big Bird tries helping the kids get a ball that is stuck on the fire escape of 123 Sesame Street. They try lifting him, and getting a kangaroo to help, but Big Bird is too heavy, and the kangaroo is too far away in Australia. Big Bird then tries scolding the ball, the way his mother does when she wants him to do something, and gives the ball until the count of three to come down from there. While he counts, Susan retrieves the ball from the apartment window and drops it down to the kids making Big Bird think emulating his mother worked.

Season 6, Episode 0701: David and Big Bird have a misunderstanding.

At Hooper’s Store, David is getting ready to send back two boxes of plastic cups, since he ordered paper cups instead. Bob helps him take the boxes out to the curb, but can’t stick around to watch the store while David goes to the library, which is closing soon. Instead, David tells Big Bird to watch the store, and runs off to the library. Now alone, Big Bird sees the boxes on the curb and assumes they’re deliveries, so he brings them inside the store.

Season 6, Episode 0702: Maria gets a job as a construction worker.

Maria tells Luis that she’s recently applied for a job on her days off from school and is expecting them to call the Fix-It Shop any minute regarding it. Luis assumes it’s a babysitting gig or something, when he answers a call from the A.B.C. Construction Company. He’s surprised that the call is for Maria, who has been hired as a construction worker. Luis remains surprised, having never heard of a female construction worker before. Maria asserts that women can do anything they want and heads off.

Season 6, Episode 0703: Big Bird builds an airplane.

Big Bird is worried that he can’t fly like other birds can. David tells him not to worry; he can do things that other birds can’t. Big Bird sees an airplane in the sky, and goes off to build one so he can fly.

Season 6, Episode 0704: Oscar plays the trumpet.

Gordon and Susan confront Oscar the Grouch about playing his trumpet too loudly (and awfully), but he claims they have no right to tell him what to do. Susan admits they can’t tell him not to play his trumpet, so they vacate the area.

Season 6, Episode 0705: Grover has a bird on him.

Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king’s horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.

Season 6, Episode 0706: David tries to learn Spanish

At Hooper’s Store, David tells Luis and Maria that he wants to hear Spanish spoken all day today so he can learn the language. He gets confused when they disagree about the Spanish words for blanketand orange, since they both come from different Spanish-speaking regions.

Season 6, Episode 0707: Oscar hates his alarm clock.

Oscar explains to Luis that he hates his alarm clock, because it wakes him up when he wants to sleep. On the other hand, he loves it, because when it wakes him up in the morning he won’t sleep late and feel relaxed and rested.

Season 6, Episode 0708: Mr. Snuffleupagus loses every game that he plays with Big Bird.

Kermit meets Little Miss Muffet, who sits on her water bed, eats crunchy granola, and is not afraid of the spider, who ends up frightening Kermit away.

Season 6, Episode 0709: Herry Monster makes a mess of Hooper’s Store and helps to change a flat tire.

Herry Monster enters Hooper’s Store and knocks over a stack of cans. As he apologizes, he smashes a tower of drinking glasses. To make up for it, he answers the phone, pulling the cord out of the wall. Mr. Hooper kicks him out; Herry knocks over another tower of cans as he leaves.

Season 6, Episode 0710: Oscar opens a Grouch school.

Oscar overhears some kids laughing as they pass by; Bob tells him they’re on their way to school. Oscar thinks it’s silly to go to school when he already knows a lot that he learned from his Uncle Ebenezer Grouch. Oscar opens a Grouch school to pass on his wisdom.

Season 6, Episode 0711: Sam the Robot celebrates the day he was wired.

Sam the Robot invites Maria, Bob, and Luis to his wiring day party. He says it commemorates the first time he was wired up and activated, and he celebrates it every year. The others interpret this as Sam’s birthday and decide to make him a cake.

Season 6, Episode 0712: Prince Charming learns about more and less.

Grover wants to visit somebody, but Big Bird, Oscar and Susan are all preoccupied. Grover sulks past Hooper’s Store, where David admits to have the same issue. The two decide to hang out together

Season 6, Episode 0713: Big Bird gives everybody gifts.

At Hooper’s Store, Big Bird picks out colors of yarn to knit something for Luis, who fixed his feather duster earlier (“Boy, were my feathers getting dusty!”). He then asks Susan for a pair of knitting needles, and tells Gordon he’s making a surprise for Luis. He goes into the construction site, and has an accident while knitting.

Season 6, Episode 0714: Oscar plays awful noises on his tape recorder.

Luis and Mr. Hooper are startled when they hear a car crash, followed by a jet plane and a train. Those sounds are coming from Oscar, playing them on his tape recorder.

Season 6, Episode 0715: The Count threatens to give up counting.

The Count is looking up as if he’s counting something in the sky, but what he’s really counting is the people standing and staring at the sky, trying to figure out what he’s counting.

Season 6, Episode 0716: The Count has a new vehicle, the Countmobile.

Luis tends to the tree in front of 123 Sesame Street as The Count pulls over to show off The Countmobile. He and Luis count the headlights, license plate, and exhaust pipes, but Luis is less impressed when the engine is turned on again. The Count explains that he likes the engine problems because he can count each time it backfires.

Season 6, Episode 0717: Big Bird tries to make sure he gets a good night’s sleep.

Oscar builds a wall of tin cans so that anyone wanting to walk along the Street will have to go through it, and eventually make a mess of the Street. Maria walks through the wall, but restores it with a reverse-tape edit.

Season 6, Episode 0718: The Count helps out at Hooper’s Store.

Biff shows some kids that it’s important to be able to tell the difference between your toolbox and your lunchbox, so you don’t take the wrong box when the twelve o’clock whistle blows.

Season 6, Episode 0719: Brother Kirk and Ed Lipton visit the Street.

Luis gathers Big Bird, David, Maria, Gordon, and the kids (including Joey and Shola), as well as visiting friends Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick and Ed Lipton, in a rendition of “No Matter What Your Language” on the steps of 123 Sesame Street.

Season 6, Episode 0720: Uses for a pencil.

Big Bird announces himself to Susan and David in front of Hooper’s Store to much fanfare. He introduces a pencil as a modern marvel and offers to draw a picture of Susan. David is skeptical and Susan suggests starting with something easier, like the alphabet. They’re surprised and pleased to see that the drawing is actually quite good, and Susan asks if she can have it to show Gordon. Big Bird addresses the camera, “stay tuned to this station for the further adventures of your friend and mine the… [musical fanfare]… pencil!”

Season 6, Episode 0721: The Count looks for a job.

The Count tells Maria that he can’t find anything new to count, and asks for ideas. She has to go to work, and suggests he try asking Bob or Luis, but he already tried, and they are busy at their jobs. Suddenly he gets an idea: he’ll go get a job himself.

Season 6, Episode 0722: Oscar buys paintings at the Grouch Fair.

Oscar has purchased three paintings from the grouch fair by famous artist Pablo Grouch. The paintings each depict a garbage truck, a junk yard, and a wrecked car. Oscar displays outside his can, but Gordon doesn’t like that he’ll have to see them every day. Bob tries to mediate and concludes that to a Grouch, the art is beautiful, but to people, they’re not. Oscar doesn’t care what anyone else thinks as long as he likes them.

Season 6, Episode 0723: Bad Barney blackmails Big Bird.

Big Bird finds Bad Barney up to no good again, seeing he’s just tipped over a garbage can. Barney prods the bird, thinking he’s never done anything bad before. Big Bird counters that he’s been bad before and reluctantly agrees to prove he’s not just a goody-two-shoes.

Season 6, Episode 0724: Big Bird wants to send flowers to Susan’s sick mother.

Susan has gone to see her mother, who is sick. Big Bird asks Gordon how to get there, so he can deliver some flowers. Gordon informs him that Merton is far away, too far to travel on foot or unicycle. How did Susan get there, Big Bird wonders? Gordon will show him in a few moments…

David gets a call from his mother that her pipes have burst and need to be fixed right away. He can’t leave Hooper’s Store unattended so he asks Susan and Luis to look after things, but they’re busy (even Big Bird has to help his cousin Timalina put her nest back together). Cookie Monster has quietly been standing by the whole time and offers to look after the store. David laughs this off because he knows Cookie Monster can’t be trusted alone with all the cookies in the store. Nevertheless, Cookie swears “monster’s honor” with a brief ritual and David decides to take a chance. Alone in the store, smelling the open case of nearby cookies, Cookie wonders what he’s gotten himself into.

Season 6, Episode 0726: Big Bird makes birdseed cookies.

At the Fix-it Shop, Big Bird asks Luis what someone would need if they went swimming, then asks how a swimming pool would be built. Luis answers him, and then Big Bird asks for a shovel. Big Bird leaves with the shovel, then comes back moments later, with the shovel looking heavily damaged because he tried to dig a pool in the concrete.

Season 6, Episode 0727: Big Bird babysits an egg, which hatches.

Mr. Hooper and Maria assume Big Bird is sick, since he didn’t come out to play today and ordered some food to be delivered to his nest. When they get to his nest, they see that he’s taking care of a friend’s egg while they’re away. The egg hatches, and Big Bird realizes he’ll have to temporarily be a mommy/daddy bird to the baby bird.

Season 6, Episode 0728: Bob and Big Bird discuss which is better to have, a beak or a nose.

Bob sings “Like/Dislike” to Worthington.

Season 6, Episode 0729: Mr. Snuffleupagus practices feelings.

Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: Roosevelt Franklin instructs the class in an exercise: “Lean to the left! Lean to the right! Stand up, sit down! (That’s alright!)”

Season 6, Episode 0730: Sam the Robot demonstrates some and more.

Susan sings “Grow”.

Season 6, Episode 0731: Oscar pretends to be a pirate.

Big Bird is feeding some cabbages to Mr. Snuffleupagus. He runs out, but Snuffy is still hungry, so Big Bird offers to get some more from his friends around the street.

Season 6, Episode 0732: A Prince visits the Street to rescue a lady in distress.

Cookie Monster asks Mr. Hooper what a number two is good for. Is it used as a bat, or an instrument, or a puzzle piece, or something to write with? No, it’s for counting two of something. But according to Cookie Monster, it’s also good to eat.

Season 6, Episode 0733: The Count promises Luis that he won’t count for the whole day.

Little Jerry and the Monotones sing “Telephone Rock”.

Season 6, Episode 0734: Big Bird presents “The Number Four Show”.

An announcer (Jerry Nelson) introduces “The Number Four Show” starring Big Bird! He opens the show with a musical number, “I Just Adore Four,” aided by the Tarnish Brothers.

Season 6, Episode 0735: The Count cries when there’s nothing to count

Bob, Gordon, David and Susan show that by looking at yourself in the mirror, you can find a lot of circles, such as the head, the eyes and the mouth

Season 6, Episode 0736: Herry Monster gets a box of bricks as a gift

Herry Monster gets a box of bricks as a gift from Susan, Luis and Bob— just what he wanted. He invites everybody to play with his bricks, and starts tossing the pile of bricks to the cast.

Season 6, Episode 0737: Oscar helps David talk about the letter N.

David shows the kids how to do “A Very Simple Dance.”

Season 6, Episode 0738: The Count visits Hooper’s Store to find something to count.

Herry asks LuisDavid and Jay to play with him, but they all refuse because they have something to do. He claims they don’t know all the things he can do.

Season 6, Episode 0739: Herry shows off how strong he is.

Season 6, Episode 0740: Big Bird tries to prove that he’s old enough to do anything.

Here is Your Life: A loaf of bread is profiled.

Season 6, Episode 0741: Pete Seeger visits the Street again.

Pete SeegerBobMariaDavid and Big Bird sing “Put Your Finger in the Air.”

Cookie Monster is about to play a game, “Hide and Seek the Cookie”. He wears a blindfold and asks Susan to hide a cookie.

Season 6, Episode 0743: Oscar calls the Grouch Market.

Bob sings “It’s Easy If You Pretend” to cheer up Big Bird. They are joined by DavidMariaGordonBiff and a monster.

Season 6, Episode 0744: The Count follows an ant in hopes of counting a million ants

Roosevelt Franklin Elementary School: The students recite poems about things they had to practice at.

Season 6, Episode 0745: Big Bird’s cousin Herman visits.

Big Bird shows Luis the bird house he made for his cousin Herman Bird to stay in during his visit, but it falls apart because he didn’t use anything to hold it together.

Season 6, Episode 0746: Snuffleupagus tries to introduce himself to Mr. Hooper.

Trying to explain to Big Bird why they like to share a newspaper, Gordon and Susan end up singing “Sharing is Fun”.

Season 6, Episode 0747: Big Bird wants to learn about clocks.

Big Bird teaches the viewer about over and through using his front wall. He goes through the front door, but can’t find a way to climb over it. He instead tosses a bag of birdseed over the wall, which accidentally knocks the books from David‘s hands. David goes in to talk about to this, inadvertently helping Big Bird by going through the door, then tripping over his box.

David walks into a fishing line held by Oscar the Grouch who’s looking forward to going to the swamp. He sings about his destination, “Swamp Mushy Muddy“, with the help of Maurice and Rosemary who provide backup vocals.

Season 6, Episode 0749: Oscar has a symphony orchestra in his trash can.

Sesame Street News FlashThe Pied Piper has trouble luring mice with his music, but Kermit the Frog lures them by whistling.

Season 6, Episode 0750: Oscar doesn’t want David to become a lawyer.

At Hooper’s StoreDavid is nose-deep in his studying. Oscar orders his usual cup of coffee with mustard and relish, then sees that David is studying. He fears that David will become a lawyer and stop working at Hooper’s, the only place where Oscar can drink the worst coffee in the world. David ponders taking his education a step further, then tells Oscar that it takes years to become a lawyer, so he’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

Season 6, Episode 0751: The Count celebrates National Counting Day.

Guy Smiley hosts Here is Your Life, surprising Oak Tree with the story of his life. The guests include Granny Fanny Nesselrode, who planted the tree as an acorn, Cloud and Sun, who gave the tree rain and sunshine, and Marty Table and Sarah Chair, who were made from the tree’s friends

Season 6, Episode 0752: Sam the Robot tries to play music for David.

With help from Gordon and BobBig Bird makes a number 11 by making two stacks of boxes.

Season 6, Episode 0753: Biff and Sully try to move Susan’s piano.

Biff and Sully come to Gordon and Susan’s apartment to pick up a piano so they can have a hot time in the old lodge hall. Biff goes away to get some help.

Season 6, Episode 0754: Oscar makes believe that he has duck pox.

David sees a sign on Oscar’s trash can that reads “Sick. Stay Away. Danger.” Oscar pops up, with fake spots on his face, claiming he has the “duck pox”. Susan and Luis also visit him and ask if he’s okay, when he really wants to be left alone.

Season 6, Episode 0755: Oscar pretends that it’s night.

In the morning, Oscar is annoyed by the daily hustle-and-bustle he hears from everyone outside. He shouts at them to be quiet, but Maria tells him it gets quieter at night. Oscar gets an idea to make everyone think it’s night…

Season 6, Episode 0756: Oscar moves away from 123 Sesame Street and tries to find a new roommate.

Susan reprimands Oscar for insulting her guests at the party she had last night. When Oscar tells Susan that he’s getting tired of people going in and out of 123 Sesame Street, Susan replies that she’s getting tired of him. Oscar then decides to move on.

Season 6, Episode 0757: Big Bird presents a rhyming show.

Big Bird shows Grover the contents of his “Big Book of Birds,” though most the simple information is foreign to Grover. He is especially baffled by the image of an egg, as Big Bird tries to explain where they come from and what’s inside. Grover doesn’t grasp the concept (asking where the door and windows are), so Big Bird shows him a film…

Season 6, Episode 0758: Big Bird is offended by Simon Soundman.

Oscar reads from a sheet of paper that he’s supposed to start the show by demonstrating quiet and loud for everyone. He doesn’t want to do any yucky educational material himself, so he forms a plan to trick others into showing it for him. He pretends to be asleep, forcing DavidMaria, and Gordon to be very quiet around him. When he reveals he was faking, they all yell loud at him.

Season 6, Episode 0759: The Count wants to stay awake at night and count stars.

Herry Monster demonstrates “back” and “front” with three kids. First, he points out that the viewer can see the children’s fronts, then (after scaring the kids) they see their backs as they run away.

Season 6, Episode 0760: Herry Monster plays games.

Herry Monster joins in a game of “Kick the Can” — and he kicks Oscar’s trash can while Oscar is inside.

Season 6, Episode 0761: Big Bird is locked in Hooper’s Store.

Ernie & Bert — Ernie declares that he’s “the world’s greatest counter of numbers”. To prove it, he counts from 1 to 10, but every time Bertinterrupts him, Ernie starts over again. This slowly drives Bert crazy.

Season 6, Episode 0762: Luis’ missing shoe.

Big Bird teaches words that start with the letter L. When he runs out, he asks Gordon to teach him some more. Gordon has to go to work, but he misses the bus, which makes him late to work. Gordon adds, “Laid off … lining … loss, lament, last meal …” etc.

Season 6, Episode 0763: José Feliciano visits Sesame Street.

José Feliciano improvises a part of the Sesame Street Theme.

Season 6, Episode 0764: Big Bird goes to the store for milk and birdseed.

Big Bird goes to Hooper’s Store for milk and birdseed. When he gets there, there’s a line of customers ordering all kinds of things. He asks David how he manages to take all of the orders without writing them down; David tells him that it’s his job to remember. Big Bird can’t remember what he needs, despite remembering all the orders that BobGordon and Maria placed just now.

Season 6, Episode 0765: Herry Monster doesn’t want to eat breakfast.

At Hooper’s StoreLuis and Gordon insist that Herry Monster eat his breakfast, otherwise he’ll get angry and mean, but Herry would rather build something. He becomes so impatient about building something that he gets angry when he sees Luis eating his breakfast slowly. He gets so angry that he throws his bowl of cereal against the wall and storms off.

Season 6, Episode 0766: Snuffy and the kids play London Bridge (repeat)

Mr. Hooper has a plate with cookies, and another plate that’s empty. He gives Cookie Monster a bag of cookies, and asks him to make the two plates look the same. Cookie Monster eats the bag of cookies, and then eats all the cookies on the plate. Now the two plates look the same!

Season 6, Episode 0767: Bob sounds out words. (repeat)

Gordon sings “A Kid Like You.”

Season 6, Episode 0768: Mr. Snuffleupagus brings a Snuffy-sized trash can to Sesame Street. (repeat)

Mr. Snuffleupagus greets Jay on the street and explains that he was writing the alphabet, but he made a mistake, so he’s going to throw his paper away. When he tosses it on the ground, Jay tells him he can’t just dispose of it anywhere, it has to go in a trash can. Snuffy realizes what he’s done, leaves the trash where it is for now, and leaves to go home and retrieve his trash can.

Season 6, Episode 0769: Snuffleupagus drinks soapy water from a bucket. (repeat)

Maria recruits Oscar the Grouch to teach the concept of here and there. Oscar obliges, militantly barking orders to the viewer. Maria says there’s a nicer way to do it, but Oscar grows tired of her standing here near his trash can, and there behind the construction doors of Big Bird’s nest. Just as he’s complaining about how dull it all is, a second Maria appears next to him, placing her both here and there.

Season 6, Episode 0770: Maria and Big Bird play a rhyming game. (repeat)

The Wicked Witch from the Snow White story plans to fool the mirror into saying that she is the fairest — but she hasn’t counted on Kermithiding behind a curtain. When she sees him, she realizes that he really is pretty good-looking.

Season 6, Episode 0771: Oscar warns everyone that it’s going to rain. (repeat)

David finishes painting a chair, and is about to make a “wet paint” sign, when Sam the Robot offers to do it for him. The first sign he generates is too small, then the next one is too big. David shows Sam the kind of size he wants for his sign, and Sam starts spewing signs all over the place.

Season 6, Episode 0772: Big Bird makes his own drum. (repeat)

Big Bird observes Luis and some kids playing with drums, and suddenly wants to build a drum of his own.

Season 6, Episode 0773: Sam the Robot makes lunch. (repeat)

Bob displays a picture with words ending in “IG.”

Season 6, Episode 0774: Big Bird offers to be Luis’ songbird. (repeat)

Kermit the Frog, Smart Person, helps Legs Benedict (Bob) remember what to call the body part on the front of his face that helps him smell and breathe.

Season 6, Episode 0775: Sam the Robot tries to make a handball. (repeat)

Sesame Street News FlashKermit interviews one of the Three Little Pigs, the one who built a straw house. The Big Bad Wolf comes to blow it down, but the house is actually strong.

Season 6, Episode 0776: Luis, Susan and the kids work together to clean the street. (repeat)

LuisSusan and the Kids sing “We’ve All Got to Work Together” while cleaning the street. Oscar doesn’t believe they can do it, but they succeed. Oscar even helps by taking a big pile of trash into his can.

Season 6, Episode 0777: Susan tests Big Bird’s memory. (repeat)

Here is Your Life: A loaf of bread is profiled.

Big Bird and Grover play hide-and-seek. Grover is “it” but he keeps forgetting what number comes next and has to get help from Big Bird, who’s trying to hide. He reaches 10 and finds Big Bird right away.

Season 6, Episode 0779: Oscar gets a job as a dishwasher. (repeat)

Bob greets the viewer while pushing Debo on the tire swing. He asks the other kids around if they have any older or younger siblings, then gauges how old each of them are (as well as the viewers). He then imagines what it was like when he turned six years old…

Season 6, Episode 0780: Oscar invents a noise machine. (repeat)

Loud crashes and bangs are coming from inside Oscar’s trash canLuis and Susan ask what’s going on, and Oscar says that he’s making something he likes… noise.

Season 6, Episode 0781: Oscar is tired of people dumping garbage in his can. (repeat)

Big Bird demonstrates the difference between fast and slow with his toy box: first, he dumps the toys on the ground and picks them up one by one (slow). Then, he dumps them out again, and they all go back into the toy box themselves with a reverse-tape edit (fast).

Season 6, Episode 0782: Luis buys a new hat. (repeat)

Luis shows off his new hat, but notes that the box got mangled a bit on the bus ride home. Oscar is in awe of its color and structure, so Luis says since he loves it so much, he’ll give it to him. When he places the hat on Oscar’s head, Oscar scoffs: he was talking about the beat-up box it came in.

Season 6, Episode 0783: Oscar wins the Grouch of the Year Award (repeat)

David and Luis play two different kinds of music at the same time, starting a music feud. Maria thinks it’s a silly fight, but Oscar is delighted. David and Luis apologize to each other and decide to keep their music down, which disappoints Oscar.

Season 6, Episode 0784: Big Bird redecorates Hooper’s Store to give it bird appeal. (repeat)

Little Jerry and the Monotones sing “Danger.”

Season 6, Episode 0785: Oscar auditions new Grouches. (repeat)

Maria invites the viewer to imagine with her. We imagine that she’s as small as a pair of jacks, and frightened by an enormous kitten which Luis brings.

Season 6, Episode 0786: Mr. Hooper loses his glasses. (repeat)

The Count is looking for someone to help him count, but everybody refuses. Luis then suggests that he count up to twenty with a man from India…

Season 6, Episode 0787: Oscar builds a hat rack. (repeat)

The Count counts people who say hello: David, Maria, Luis and Big Bird.

Season 6, Episode 0788: A rainy day on Sesame Street. (repeat)

David gets angry when he’s almost hit by a stack of newspapers thrown at his feet by a newspaper deliveryman. The driver of the newspaper truck apologizes to David.

Season 6, Episode 0789: David tries to study for a law school exam. (repeat)

Mr. Hooper has the day off, but drops by the store to check-in. He sees David has his nose in a book instead of working, which he finds upsetting at first. David explains that he has a big law school exam tonight, so he’s studying. Mr. Hooper sees this as important work and permits David to spend the day studying while he takes over (in exchange, David must work on his next day off).

Season 6, Episode 0790: Mr. Snuffleupagus does animal imitations. (repeat)

Big Bird demonstrates none, some and all as Mr. Hooper is chromakeyed into the shot.

Season 6, Episode 0791: Mr. Hooper finds Snuffleupagus’ postcard. (repeat)

At Hooper’s Store, Mr. Hooper receives a parcel containing some dolls that he’s ordered. The Count slinks in and introduces himself before counting the 10 dolls Mr. Hooper places on the shelf. The Count’s thunder and lightning rattles the store, causing everything on the shelf to fall off. The Count relishes another chance to count the dolls once again as Mr. Hooper is forced to put them up again.

Season 6, Episode 0792: Oscar conducts the Grouch Philharmonic Orchestra. (repeat)

Mr. Hooper stops by as Oscar conducts the Grouch Philharmonic Orchestra. Instead of musical instruments, the members of the orchestra make the sounds of an airplane, a train and a fire engine.

Season 6, Episode 0793: Slimey the Worm has disappeared. (repeat)

Harvey Kneeslapper decides to trick Luis and pretend he’s talking too quietly. Luis greets Harvey, who asks him to speak a little louder. Luis increases his volume until, on his third try, his greeting is so loud that it gives a tremendous echo, reverberating across the whole neighborhood. Harvey is weirded out.

Season 6, Episode 0794: Mr. Snuffleupagus can’t find anyone to play with. (repeat)

Poor Mr. Snuffleupagus can’t find anyone to play with him. He gets so lonely and unhappy that he sings a song called “Nobody”.

Season 6, Episode 0795: 6th season finale; The Count counts water drops and leaves. (repeat)

David waters the tree on the street. The Count comes by, eager to count something, and suggests counting the hose and the drops of water coming from it. Ultimately, he asks David to boost him into the tree to count its leaves.

Sesame Street Season 6 Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a great show for young kids to learn.

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