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Sesame Street
Plot The Amazing Mumford switches personas with a dog
Air date December 21, 1993
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors E, L, 15
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
Releases

3157

Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN
Big Bird introduces The Amazing Mumford, who will be performing a special trick with an energetic dog.

SCENE 1
Mumford’s trick will involve him changing personalities with the dog. With a wave of his wand, the dog enters Mumford’s body, and vice versa. He tries reversing the trick, but the dog in Mumford’s body runs off with the wand.
Film
Fay Ray gets on and off a rug.
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Animation
E / e (elephant / jazzy trumpet)
(EKA: Episode 2366)
Muppets
Guy Smiley hosts the Letter of the Day Pageant.
(EKA: Episode 2228)
Cartoon
E for Erase
(EKA: Episode 0666)
Film
Looking for squares in the city (Maria voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 3009)
SCENE 2
The Mumford-dog runs to Luis and begins sniffing and licking him. Big Bird and Mumford arrive and explain what happened. Luis tries getting the wand back, but the dog snarls at him each time he tries. He finally retrieves it, but it is soon grabbed back by the dog, who runs off again.
Cartoon
Abstract count to 15
(EKA: Episode 3008)
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie and Bert go off to sleep but Ernie starts to sing himself a lullaby. Bert then asks Ernie if he would mind singing quieter. So he does and then finds that he can even sing it the quietest. Bert then wonders what's going on and can't seem to go to sleep. Ernie then asks Bert if he's singing it to the extent that he can't hear him then why is he not asleep yet?
Film
Kids play bongo drums loud and soft.
(EKA: Episode 3098)
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(EKA: Episode 1845)

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)
New music added at the beginning
Cartoon
A little boy describes a time when he got angry after his toy truck was destroyed by a big kid.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2946)
SCENE 3
Their search continues by the playground. Barkley runs to them and want sot play with Mumford. Mumford doesn’t want to play, so Big Bird lures Barkley back to Linda’s apartment with the promise of dinner. Soon after he leaves, a cat mistakes him for a real dog and begins hissing at him and tries scratching him.
Cartoon
A dog tries desperately to meow, but can only bark.
(EKA: Episode 1952)
Muppets
Annette Monster and Frankie Monster sing "Love the Ocean" to urge others to "show respect for the sea" and refrain from throwing trash in the water.
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Animation
Counting to 15 (Oriental music)
Film
Wendy makes cookies with her grandmother. They later visit Wendy's great-grandmother at the nursing home, and give her some of the cookies.
(EKA: Episode 2786)
Animation
Blue, red and yellow ovals play "Old MacDonald."
(EKA: Episode 2164)
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover and Erik surprise each other.
(EKA: Episode 3113)
Animation
Beads arrange themselves in different ways, and finally stick themselves to a girl's necklace.
(EKA: Episode 3108)
SCENE 4
Big Bird instructs Mumford to growl to make the cat leave, but his dog impression fails to scare the cat. Bigger growls scare the cat away, which come from Mumford’s dog counterpart. They observe the dog and see he doesn’t have the wand anymore.
Cartoon
Rap #15
(EKA: Episode 2637)
Film
A boy talks about living in Alaska and about racing sled dogs.
(EKA: Episode 2754)
Muppets
Four monsters, including Elmo, sing "We Are All Monsters". (redubbed version)
(First: Episode 2731)
Cartoon
"L" for "Large" and "l" for "little" (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 1576)
Muppets / Celebrity
Kadeem Hardison says the alphabet with Natasha.
(EKA: Episode 2787)
Animation
Sand L / l
(EKA: Episode 3076)
SCENE 5
Big Bird realizes that that since dogs bury bones, the Mumford-dog must have buried it. He points to the tree, which is where the wand is buried. Mumford begins digging, coming across 10 bones until he finds the wand. He then takes a rest after all the digger he’s done.
Animation
Counting from 10-0 (Latin rhythm) (edited)
(EKA: Episode 3048)
Film
Parts of a clown are shown in close-up as kids guess what it is.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2795)
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "Inside/Outside Story"
(EKA: Episode 3111)
Cartoon
"In and Out Crowd"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2626)
Film
Animals fight.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 2483)

Muppets
Caveperson Days
Caveperson Bert invents a window so that he and Ernie can see outside without going all the way to the cave's exit.
(EKA: Episode 2607)
Cartoon
Song: Mother Brown had a Farm (15).
(EKA: Episode 2754)

SCENE 6
Mumford waves his wand and puts himself and the dog back in their respective bodies. However, the dog ends up still having the wand and runs off with it again, with Mumford in close pursuit. Luis announces the sponsors


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