Sesame Street
Plot Gina's sick from her job
Air date March 17, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors K, T, 20


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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Gina is too sick to come into work at Hooper's Store today, so Mr. Handford has Savion. Gina tries to assure she's fine, but Mr. Handford and Savion assure her they've got the store covered. Big Bird comes in for his usual breakfast, but is upset that Gina isn't making it (she always makes his breakfast). Savion instead prepares him his surprise breakfast. He hands Big Bird the ingredients as he adds them to the bowl. Big Bird doesn't get the surprise; he was told the ingredients ahead of time. The surprise is that Big Bird made it himself! Gina calls in again and is saddened to hear things are going well without her.
SCENE 2 Savion assures Gina again on the phone that everything in the store is fine. She hears The Count enter and tells Savion last time the Count appeared, he had her take everything off the shelves to count. Savion avoids the mess by blowing some bubbles for him to count.
SCENE 3 While Savion serves some Honkers, Prairie Dawn calls Gina to see how she's doing. She tells her she's written a play about today's experiences...and how Savion saved the day.
SCENE 4 Savion, the Count and Prairie all visit Gina's room. The Count has brought the bubbles to cheer her up and Prairie has a book - 1001 Careers. Savion admits how hard running the store is and tells Gina how great she is. He puts on a Fred Astaire tape for them to watch, while the Count counts bubbles.
Muppets In song, a boy wanders into the Animal Lost and Found, looking for his pet named Homer. The shopkeeper says, "Describe Your Pet to Me."
Cartoon Pencil box K / k
(First: Episode 2876)
SCENE 5 Herry Monster picks out a get well card for Gina, but doesn't remember how to mail it. Savion prepares the envelope for him and Herry rushes to the mailbox. After his immediate return, he's shocked to find out it'll take a few days before Gina receives it; he wants her to see it now! Herry rushes out of the store again.

SCENE 5 cont'd Mr. Handford and Savion witness Herry trying to pull the mailbox from the ground, attempting to bring the whole thing to Gina. They get him to stop and suggest he go visit her instead. Herry runs off and the two return to the store, as Big Bird announces the sponsors.

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