Sesame Street
Plot Rosita debuts
Air date November 27, 1991
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors N, X, 17
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird watches as Maria tests out the TV she just repaired. They turn it on and watch...

Muppets NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(EKA: Episode 2176)
SCENE 1 cont'd After the song, Nora Nicks arrives in the shop and Big Bird questions how she got here so fast from her show. She explains that the TV was playing old footage.
Film Human and animal babies learn to walk.
(EKA: Episode 2124)
Cartoon The Letter N is Nice.
(EKA: Episode 1092)
Muppets Telly and Elmo sing about the difference between "Heavy and Light."
(EKA: Episode 2809)
Cartoon Light and heavy (bird falls on man)
(EKA: Episode 1762)


SCENE Rosita introduces herself to Mr. Handford who learns to pronounce her full name. A woman comes into Hooper's looking for a phone so she can call her granddaughter. Rosita tells the woman that she is a granddaughter herself, and demonstrates on the woman how she hugs and kisses her grandmother. The woman than remembers that her granddaughter isn't home, so instead she decides to talk to her niece. Rosita notes that she has an aunt that taught her a dance. Much to the woman's shock, Rosita begins dancing with her. The woman remembers that her niece isn't home either, so she decides to call a friend. Rosita notes that she also has friends, and she demonstrates how she chases them, by chasing the woman out of the store. Mr. Handford notes that Rosita is a very interesting monster.
SCENE Prairie Dawn wears her dress backwards and does her hair to match. She then meets Rosita. While Rosita fixates over Prairie's look, Prairie tries to learn Rosita's full name. Once she gets it down, Savion asks Prairie what she thinks of her new look. Prairie remarks that it makes it hard to learn someone's name as she and Rosita head off.
SCENE Big Bird finds Prairie and claims he had a amazing day, until he asks about Prairie's looks. She explains how her day with Rosita went, which makes his day seem insignificant.

Offscreen, Rosita announces the sponsors and briefly roars.

Known missing segments

Picture Segment Description
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog witnesses how the mailman and salesman knock at the door while the Big Bad Wolf chases Little Red Riding Hood around the bed. Eventually, the Woodsman shows up, and Red and the Wolf chase him for cutting down a maple tree which was their favorite one.
(EKA: Episode 0691)
Muppets / Celebrity Randy Travis sings "How Should I Tell You I Love You" while Telly acts it out.
(First: Episode 2800)
Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones climb the "Mountain of Love."
(EKA: Episode 2782)
Muppets Ernie sings "D-U-C-K-I-E."
(EKA: Episode 1957)

Ernie and Bert: Caveperson Days
Caveman Bert reminds Caveman Ernie (his son) to take out the trash. Ernie realizes that his drum can also be used as a wastebasket, and is able to take several pieces of garbage to the dump at once instead of one at a time.
(EKA: Episode 2798)

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