Sesame Street
Plot Listening to WUFF radio
Air date December 1, 1993
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors C, U, 14
Syndication 123 Sesame Street

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 At the Fix-It Shop, Carrie welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street. Maria finishes fixing a radio, and reassures Telly that she's not "hurting" the radio because it is not alive - although sound comes out of it. She turns the radio on, and finds that it is tuned to a canine station, WUFF, where the announcers make a reference to Maria's recent explanation to Telly.
1095o Cartoon C is for Cowboy (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 1095)
2963-C6
Celebrity Robin Williams demonstrates with his shoe how to tell if something is alive.
(First: Episode 2749)
FloatingKids.Square
Film The floating kids form a square.
(EKA: Episode 3132)
Ssnews.princessC
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Instead of a pea, this princess sleeps on things beginning with C.
(EKA: Episode 2628)
1095l Cartoon C is for Candle
(EKA: Episode 0890)
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SCENE 2 Maria explains to Telly that radio is not the same as television because it has no picture. The two aren't much different to Carrie, who can't see, but can only hear. they all tune in to WUFF to listen to today's broadcast of "Puppy Dog Tales," which features the story of Old Mother Hubbard. As Terry Terrier narrates, Telly uses his imagination to picture the story, and soon becomes hungry for a box of Fido's Favorites (the program's sponsor).
Whatsinside1

Whatsinside2
Song "What's Inside?" (Cookie Monster cameo)
(EKA: Episode 3134)
Speechballoon.Up
Cartoon Speech Balloon: Two men demonstrate "up" on a teeter totter; one man ends up crashing through the ceiling. (new sting added)
(EKA: Episode 1899)
EB.HappyBirthdayToU
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
SandU-2
Animation Sand U / u
(EKA: Episode 2406)
Film.Kids.dancing
Film Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(EKA: Episode 2499)
Horse.frontback
Cartoon The front and back of a costumed horse follow an ice cream truck.
(EKA: Episode 3106)
Itsatruck
Film Slide puzzle - truck (new sting added)
(EKA: Episode 2623)
Whybearssmile
Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing. (new music added)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1167)
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SCENE 3 At station WUFF, Terry Terrier and co-host Annie Afghan introduce a game of Name That Sound, which Telly decides to participate in. He calls 1-800-BOW-WOW, and identifies the sounds of things dogs like to chase - a fire truck, a cat, and Annie chasing her tail (but doesn't get the last one). He doesn't mind not winning the prize, since it was a chew-bone.
3150s
Cartoon A boy finds a set of doors with animals that make the wrong sound, and swaps the doors to correct them.
(EKA: Episode 3023)
Girlsclap
Film Five girls play a clapping game.
(EKA: Episode 2834)
Linda.EXIT
Cast Linda shows a girl how to sign the word EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 2751)
2356-7
Cartoon A honking orange ball follows signs to the EXIT.
(EKA: Episode 2125)
Animalsbathing
Film Animals and children bathe in water.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0882)
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
(EKA: Episode 2482)
Professorgrover-listen
Muppets While standing next to a tree being cut down, Professor Grover talks about the importance about listening... especially if the sound indicates some kind of danger.
(EKA: Episode 2606)
1706f
Film Alone Song
(EKA: Episode 1003)
CrossingZone1

CrossingZone2
Cast Gordon hosts "The Crossing Zone," in which a boy named Johnathan has to find a way to cross the street. Susan helps him across.
(EKA: Episode 2855)
Findflamingos
Animation Can you find the flamingos?
(EKA: Episode 2954)
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SCENE 4 Next on WUFF, "The Walk Report," preceded by a word from the station's sponsor, Dieter Dachshund's School for Bark Counting. After reporting the problem walk areas, Terry leaves for his own walk, and Dieter continues counting barks.
4137m
Song "Washin' the Dog"
3994d
Cartoon The Bellhop is asked to carry a guest's two small (but heavy) bags to room 14.
(EKA: Episode 2571)
GrowingNumbers.14
Cartoon Growing Numbers #14
(EKA: Episode 2995)
14ducks
Cartoon "Sing a Song of Fourteen"
(EKA: Episode 2757)
Nothingtocount
Muppets The Count sings about what he does when there's "Nothing to Count" - he imagines counting birdies and elephants.
ChewingGum
Cartoon A British man narrates how chewing gum is made in Guatemala.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2899)
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SCENE 5 Terry comes back from his walk, and answers another call, from Conchita Chihuahua, who also runs a barking school which teaches how to count in English and Spanish. Dieter challenges her to a bark-off, which commences.
10.Latin
Animation Counting to 10 (Latin rhythm)
(EKA: Episode 3045)
OneBanana
Muppets "One Banana"
(EKA: Episode 2606)
3853-18
Film Puzzle pieces make a video of a bear.
(EKA: Episode 3085)
Song.OverUnderUkelele
Song "Would You Like to Go Over?"
(EKA: Episode 3076)
Scribblesbarcode
Animation Two giddy female scribbles introduce themselves to a bar code, who can only beep. They recognize him from the supermarket.
(EKA: Episode 3012)
SortedShapes
Animation Shapes sort themselves in different ways, and eventually make a quilt.
(EKA: Episode 3103)
Wereflying
Cast Big Bird and the Birdketeers pretend to fly, as Big Bird sings "We're Flying."
(EKA: Episode 3079)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
Mpiece.sunrises
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "The Sun Also Rises"
(EKA: Episode 2860)
Seasonschange.computer
Animation As the seasons change, so do one's outfits. (early computer graphics)
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SCENE 6 Telly tunes in to WUFF to hear the big bark-off. Wasting no time, Maria announces the sponsors and says "Adios" to the viewer.


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