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Sesame Street
Plot Oscar is turned into Prince Charming
Air date November 29, 1993
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors N, P, 6
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
Releases

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Picture Segment Description
3141a
COLD OPEN
Telly tells the viewers that Oscar's mother is visiting, and that Oscar's going to help him buy her a present!
3141b
SCENE 1
At Finders Keepers, Ruthie suggests the classic Grouch storybook "The Green Grouch of Yucchingham and the Five Grouchketeers." Telly wants to hear it.
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3141e
SCENE 1, cont'd
In the story, the Queen Grouch vies to be the Grouchiest Grouch in the Land, instead of the Green Grouch. Her magic cookies turn Green Grouch into Prince Charming and his trash can into a castle, but the Grouch princess comes to rescue him, after the five Grouchketeers say the alphabet.
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SCENE 1, cont'd
Indignant that it was the "most ridiculous thing I ever heard," Oscar shows up Ruthie by eating one of the magic cookies she coincidentally has in her store. He turns into Prince Charming, and demands his horse to return to his castle.
3187k
Cartoon
Jerry Nelson sings "In My Book."
(EKA: Episode 3018)
3141h

3141i
Muppets
Wish You Were Here
Big Bird visits a Puerto Rican casita in East Harlem. He tries to find out what people do there, but everyone is too busy raising chickens, planting tomatoes, cooking and planning music to answer.
(EKA: Episode 3018)
Nfoldedpaper
Animation
N/n paper fold
(EKA: Episode 3114)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3141j

3141k
Muppets
NTV host Nora Nicks introduces Nick Normal and the Nickmatics singing "The Letter N."
(EKA: Episode 2176)
3141l
Cartoon
Gordon voiceover N/n
(EKA: Episode 2283)
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SCENE 2
Oscar's trash can has indeed become a castle, and now Oscar wants to marry Gina. Telly frets because Oscar's mother is coming soon. Ruthie leaves to search for a Grouch princess, Telly goes after the Grouchketeers, and Gina can only hope they will hurry.
Shot.queenof6
Animation
The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0234)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3141o
Film
Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3122)
3806d
Animation
Six circus balls
(EKA: Episode 3001)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Ssnews.littlereddirections
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, using a pull-down map, tries to give everyone directions to Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother's house. No one listens to Kermit. In the end, Red joins her grandmother, the Big Bad Wolf, and a cab driver for a picnic.
(EKA: Episode 2503)
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Film
Children of all kinds sing "We All Sing with the Same Voice."
(First: Episode 1708)
3141p
Cartoon
I am dry, he is wet (Shark fishing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
1090-10
Film
Peacock
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0301)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 3
Oscar tries to woo Gina with gifts, and Telly returns with some Grouchketeers. Adding himself, they have 4+1=5.
Fay.3balls
Video
Fay demonstrates addition by placing 3 balls on a table.
(EKA: Episode 2615)
3141s
Cartoon
Household appliances count 1-10 and 10-0.
(EKA: Episode 2840)
EmptyFullClassroom
Film
Empty / full classroom (time-lapse)
(EKA: Episode 1031)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3141t
Cartoon
Aliens vacation on Earth for an afternoon, but they litter.
Song.litterhurts
Song
"Every Bit a' Litter Hurts"
(EKA: Episode 2927)
3141u
Celebrity
Bobby McFerrin improvises with the crowd at Birdland.
(First: Episode 2874)
1186s
Cartoon
Balls fall through a moving hole onto a man who demonstrates up and down.
(EKA: Episode 0881)
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SCENE 4
The Grouch Princess arrives to turn Oscar back, but, unlike in the story, she first has to do her dancing exercise. Oscar proclaims National Dancing Time, and everyone dances to some surf music.
3141x
Cartoon
A mouse demonstrates between by squeezing between two elephants.
(EKA: Episode 2784)
3141y
Song
Kevin Clash sings "Take Care of That Smile."
(EKA: Episode 2749)
Eyelids.bert
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie comes home to a sleeping Bert and tries to think of things to do that won't wake him up. He can't watch TV, and he can't play with his ball. Bored, he decides to take a nap too -- but then he starts to snore. This awakens Bert, who wonders out loud where the noise is coming from, in the process arousing Ernie, who gets mad at being woken up.
(First: Episode 0280)
3141z
Cartoon
P - puddle
(EKA: Episode 1090)
3141za
Film
Alphaquest: P
A pack of painted purple penguins practicing a pop song in a pine tree park, and a pink pig with a parachute.
(EKA: Episode 2784)
P.Penguin
Cartoon
Consonant Sound Limerick: P - penguin.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2179)
Song.LittleYelp
Muppets
Moe Cocker and a chorus of dogs sing "With A Little Yelp from My Friends."
(EKA: Episode 3108)
3141zb
Cartoon
The word Dog appears on the screen, then animation of a dog barking.
(EKA: Episode 3124)
3816h
Song
We're All Growin'
1710n
Cartoon
A man (Jim Thurman) is interrupted as he tries to recite the alphabet. (new music added)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 1710)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 5
The Grouch Princess tells them they can say the alphabet. Just as in the story, she waves her magic pocketbook 3 times and sticks out her tongue 3 times to change Oscar back.
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SCENE 5,
cont'd
Oscar's mother descends from her plane. Gina tells about what happened, and leaves Oscar to face his mother's wrath.
3141zf
Cartoon
A parade of toys illustrates first and last.
(EKA: Episode 2876)
3956n
Cast
Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(EKA: Episode 2164)
3141zg
Cartoon
Lady Marple-Bug solves "The Case of the Four Flyers" by identifying the bird as the one that didn't fit in amongst the group of butterflies.
(EKA: Episode 2963)
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SCENE 6
Ruthie shows Oscar's mother the box of cookies and explains. Like Oscar did before, she thinks it's ridiculous and eats one. She becomes the Queen Mother and thinks that Gina would make a perfect wife for her son.


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