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Episode 2996

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Sesame Street
Plot A tribute to the word agua
Air date April 27, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors A, N, 16
Syndication
Releases

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This page has been compiled from a Japanese episode guide, and may or may not be equivalent to the American PBS broadcast.
Picture Segment Description
2996scene1
SCENE 1
Telly and Rosita are fascinated by the word agua, but Maria is not as impressed. Telly suggests they sing a song about agua, but he doesn't know what it means. Rosita tells him it means water, and they go off to find things that agua does so they can write a song about it.
NumberCreatures.16
Cartoon
Number creatures #16
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Ssnews.history
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash: The first day of school in history
3141l
Cartoon
Gordon voiceover N/n
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Applecider
Film
A group of kids pick apples in an orchard, and take them into the cider mill to make apple cider.
(EKA: Episode 2475)
A-ape.bite
Cartoon
An ape takes a bite out of a yellow A.
(EKA: Episode 2847)
2996scene2
SCENE 2
Maria asks Telly and Rosita how their agua song is coming, and they are frustrated that they can't learn anything about agua. The Amazing Mumford appears, and is eager to help by showing them his new trick to make it rain. It only rains on Maria.
3142n
Cartoon
A mother sings the story of how water travels down the drain and becomes rain.
(EKA: Episode 2955)
2head.Shapes
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster looks at different shapes.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
3150k
Cartoon
A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(EKA: Episode 0868)
2485za
Song
Joe Raposo sings "I Believe in Little Things".
re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2485)
16.shellquilt
Animation
Counting to 16 on quilt patterns
2996scene3
SCENE 3
Mumford tries another agua trick, this time an attempt to make ice without a freezer. After he says his magic words, there are still no ice cubes in the glass of water. However, there is a slick sheet of ice on the ground and Maria slips on it. A group of penguins comes and starts a hockey game.
AngryActor
Cartoon
Actor demonstrates anger towards casting director - literally!
(EKA: Episode 2269)
3164x
Song
"At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
Playball
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie is sad because it's raining and he can't play baseball. Bert encourages him to imagine that he's playing instead. In Ernie's imagination, he hits a high fly ball that lands in the ocean. Bert tells Ernie that the sun is out, and he can go out and play now. Ernie says that he can't play -- his ball fell in the ocean.
(EKA: Episode 0678)
OxRocks
Cartoon
Big, Bigger, Biggest (oxen pulling rocks)
(EKA: Episode 0861)
WHN1

WHN2
Cast
Gordon hosts "What Happens Next," in which the viewer has to guess what kind of humiliation Charlie Chaplin is going to face before Gordon rings the Dinger's ding-dong bell. First the tramp slips on a banana peel, then collapses when sitting on a three-legged bench. Finally, when a rain cloud is about to rain on him, he shifts the cloud over to the left of the screen so it rains on Gordon instead.
(EKA: Episode 2407)
Facecartoon
Cartoon
A cartoon man (voiced by Bob Arbogast) is irritated to find that he has a succession of animal noses.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
FaceFacts
Song
Lillian sings "Face Facts."
(EKA: Episode 2938)
2996scene4
SCENE 4
Telly doesn't think they'll be able to finish their song because he can't think of a word that rhymes with rain. After brainstorming a few words that rhyme but don't fit the song, a penguin asks them where he can catch a bus to the arctic, since the ice patch he was playing on melted and went down the drain.
Rubberglove!!
Cartoon
The Great Inventors Series: Willy Pinkham, intern at the rubber glove factory, invents the balloon.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2608)
Folge2269-9
Muppets
"Sixteen Samba"
(EKA: Episode 2822)
1845d
Film
Lobster fisherman
(EKA: Episode 0966)
Gator pointing
Cartoon
A for apricot, alligator, acrobat, accordion, artist, airplane.
(EKA: Episode 2275)
2996scene5
SCENE 5
Telly and Rosita sing Maria their musical tribute to the word agua, accompanied by a penguin orchestra and Mumford on glockenspiel.
GrowingNumbers16
Animation
Growing Numbers #16
Kermithairpiece
Muppets
Grover the Salesman: When Grover comes to Kermit's home dressed in salesman attire, Kermit quickly tells Grover that he doesn't want whatever it is that Grover is selling, since Grover always tries to sell him things that he has no use for. However, Grover tells Kermit that he has come to give him something: a hairpiece. Once it is on Kermit's head, Kermit decides that it doesn't look very good. Grover agrees, and offers to sell him a comb, a hair brush, some shampoo, and hair tonic.
(EKA: Episode 2508)
3136w
Song
"Fixin' My Hair".
(EKA: Episode 2734)
Alienlooksforhome
Cartoon
An alien asks a boy for directions to the baseball diamond.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 2107)
Blairunderwood
Celebrity
Blair Underwood swings Elmo sixteen times.
(EKA: Episode 2822)
InuitSong
Cartoon
An inuit child sings about home in a northern place.
(EKA: Episode 2345)
2996scene6
SCENE 6
Chicago wants to show Telly and Savion his trick. Telly gets excited for a circus trick like the lion jumping through a ring of fire, but Chicago's trick is a card trick. Savion picks a card, and Chicago tells him which card he picked...by guessing each number in sequence. Telly is impressed, and Chicago gives away his secret--he just counted. Savion tells Chicago that even though that's not really a magic trick, he counted very well. Savion announces the sponsors.

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