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