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Episode 131: Why?

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Sesame English
Plot Tingo tries to get Jake to play in the snow.
Director Greg Lehane
Writer Louise Gikow

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Picture Segment Description
SE131a
SCENE 1
Niki finds Tingo staring at the snowfall outside the window, mesmerized. He tells the viewer how much he loves the winter.
SE131b
Muppets
Guy Smiley sings "I'll Love You in Springtime." ("Winter" verse only)
SE131c
SCENE 2
Tingo wants to bring Jake outside to make a snowman and Niki asks to help as well. However, Tingo has a hard time getting Jake to settle on a coat and hat.
KidMural15
Film
Kid mural painting #15
15.Oriental
Animation
Counting to 15 (Oriental music)
SE131d
SCENE 3
Jake doesn't want a scarf, claiming not only the one he's given is too long, but he's feeling hot now. Tingo assures him it'll be cold outside, but Jake continues to be difficult.
SE131e

SE131f
SCENE 3 cont'd
After a brief film interstitial showing the snow and ice starting to thaw, Tingo gives Jake an ultimatum - he needs to have his gloves on by the time he finishes counting to 10. Jake doesn't budge and Tingo, at the end of his rope, decides to go outside on his own. He opens the door and is shocked to see Spring has already started.
Song.loveyouspring
Muppets
"I'll Love You in Springtime" ("Spring" verse only)
SE131g
SCENE 4
Tingo is upset he's missed the winter, but now Jake wants to play outside; he loves Spring. Together, they all have fun outside.


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