Plot "Grouch Appreciation Day"
Air date November 12th, 1990 (Season premiere)
Season Season 22
Sponsors C, T, 10

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Oscar the Grouch is annoyed when his friends decide to throw a party for "Grouch Appreciation Day". However, after all his complaining, Bruno carries him to Big Bird's nest area, where Oscar hopes to see a party waiting for him, but no one is there. He is sad & disappointed, until his friends appear & surprise him & throw him a banquet party, where Simon Soundman, the Two-Headed Monster & Preston Rabbit give speeches & they sing to him.


  • Animation: Cecille sings "Up Down, In Out, Over & Under".
  • Film: Fay Ray gets on & off a rug.
  • Cartoon: A fan reveals the letter C.
  • Cookie Monster & the Fly Girls sing "Healthy Food".
  • Cartoon: The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
  • 14 Karat Soul sings "Down Below the Street".
  • Cartoon: C for Cat
  • Elmo thinks that Whoopi Goldberg's skin is a very pretty brown. Whoopi likes Elmo's soft red fur. Elmo admires Whoopi's bouncy hair, too. Elmo suggests that they trade, but Whoopi says that they can't -- it doesn't come off. But even if she could trade, she wouldn't want to. She likes her skin & her hair, & she wants to keep them. Elmo says that he wants to keep his fur, too.
  • Cartoon: Pinball Number Count #10
  • Song: "Somebody Come & Play" (re-filmed version)
  • Ernie & Bert explore an Egyptian pyramid.
  • Animation: Lillian, big sister
  • Cartoon: Gordon's Voiceover 'T/t': 2 caterpillars form T & t.
  • Film: A blind class goes on a field trip to the park, using their other senses to experience their surroundings. The teacher sings "If You're Happy & You Know It".
  • Cartoon: Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
  • Monsterpiece Theater: "Gone with the Wind". The household goods & livestock of Tara are being blown away by the wind. Kermit (as Green) & a female frog (Ms. Scarlett) demonstrate subtraction, & are blown away themselves.
  • Song: "Elbows & Knees"
  • Cartoon: Frank the fish calls Carl & tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
  • Film: A girl narrates a film of herself taking care of her horse, Strawberry.
  • Cartoon: T for treasure

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