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Sesame Street
Plot Elmo's newspaper
Air date February 7, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors F, J, 6

TalkLikeNatasha

This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
Noimage
SCENE
Elmo starts his own newspaper, the "Elmo News," but accidentally prints a story that will ruin the surprise of Prairie Dawn's surprise birthday party.
Classroomcountdown
Muppets
"Six Kids Subtraction"
(EKA: Episode 2689)
Geese.Fierlinger
Cartoon

A satellite view of the earth is shown on television, while a group of geese decide to fly south.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2756)

2940a
SCENE
Elmo tells Gina about his experiment: he wonders if Prairie will still recognize him while wearing a disguise. Prairie almost falls for it, until she hears Elmo's celebratory laugh after it works. Elmo runs off, but Prairie still wants to know what's written about her in his "Elmo News" newspaper.
0573r
Film
Counting six oryx
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0573)
2795i
Cartoon
A girl picks the key that matches the keyhole in order to gain access to a cache of toys.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2753)
Gordon-QuietLoudFamily
Muppets / Cast
Gordon plays a game with the viewer - which person belongs in The Quiet Family and in The Loud Family?
Indiamap
Cartoon
A map of India morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
(EKA: Episode 2758)
TalkLikeNatasha
SCENE
Humphrey sings a song about how much fun he has trying to talk like his daughter Natasha.
Madscientist.FRED
Cartoon
A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot" and "Friday."
(EKA: Episode 2484)
CityCircles
Film
Looking for circles in the city (Maria voice-over)
(EKA: Episode 2757)
Galway.animals
Muppets
Pretty Great Performances: James Galway and the All Animal Chamber Ensemble perform a work by Johann Sebastian Fox.
(EKA: Episode 2639)
Cavemancars
Cartoon
A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
(EKA: Episode 1049)
Treehugger
Film
A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
Frogseeds
Animation
A frog is formed out of seeds.
(EKA: Episode 2609)
2940b

2940c
SCENE
Prairie catches up with Elmo, who says the adults made him promise not to tell her. Lillian gives him permission to read her his paper: "Surprise Birthday for Prairie Dawn!" The celebration begins, but before Prairie can blow out the candles, Elmo rushes off, yelling "Hold the presses!"
Angrygoat
Cartoon
"Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(EKA: Episode 0824)
FayRayClock
Film
Fay Ray moves clockwise and ticks, until an alarm sounds.
(EKA: Episode 2645)
Wheremyhairbrushgoes
Muppets
The Cereal Girl sings about her missing "Hair Brush."
3960n
Cartoon
Rap #6
(EKA: Episode 2580)
2940d
SCENE
Elmo returns with a new headline: "Prairie Dawn Blows Out 7 Candles!" Prairie doesn't think she's entirely capable (and doesn't want to ruin Elmo's headline), but manages to do it. The presents are brought out as Humphrey announces the sponsors.

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