Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird, Rosita and Elmo play family
Air date December 24, 1993
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Luis Santiero
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors M, O, 13
Syndication 123 Sesame Street

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Today on Sesame Street, Big Bird is pretending to be a daddy, with Rosita as the mommy and Elmo as the bawling baby.
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SCENE 1 Baby Elmo is still crying, then breaks character to tell his pretend parents they should ask why he's crying. He claims he's hungry and they give him his bottle.
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Song "It's All Right to Cry"
(First: Episode 3154)
Mandrakemagic
Cartoon Mandrake the magician does magic, while Mo the mechanic mends a martian's flying machine.
Alphaquest.M
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: M
The girl uses mittens to make monster mush, which is eaten by a Muppet monster.
(First: Episode 2724)
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Cartoon A baby climbs up the stairs all by himself.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird and Rosita try putting Baby Elmo to sleep with a lullaby (as per Elmo's suggestion). The lullaby doesn't work, so Rosita goes off for advice from someone with parenting experience.
123Family
Song "Mom and Me"
(EKA: Episode 2624)
Toon.Goodnight.Haiti.India
Cartoon How they say "good night" in Haiti and in India.
(EKA: Episode 2062)
Fay.add4balls
Video Fay demonstrates addition by placing 4 balls on a table.
Artist: William Wegman
(EKA: Episode 2763)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
CookiePrairie.Face
Muppets Prairie Dawn talks about three important parts of the face which are the eyes, the nose, and the ears, with assistance from Cookie Monster. Prairie agrees that cookies can be seen and smelled, but not heard - unless eaten by Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 2838)
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Cartoon They'd play with me if I had...
(EKA: Episode 0815)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 3 Rosita brings back Luis, who used to put Gabi to sleep. He narrates the story of Goodnight Moon from memory and successfully puts the whole family to sleep.
Everybodysleeps-refilmed
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps" (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 3026)
Opencartoon
Cartoon O is for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
ThatsLetterO
Muppets / Celebrity "That's the Letter O"
(First: Episode 3066)
LetterGarden.O
Animation Planting Letters: O
(First: Episode 3010)
Quiltpattern2
Cartoon African quilt pattern
Celina.Jelly
Song "Do the Jelly" with Celina
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Cartoon What if I looked like George Washington...
(EKA: Episode 1428)
Jamaicadrums
Film Kids in Jamaica play bongo drums.
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Cartoon Bus Stop
(EKA: Episode 1396)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3menandabeat
Film At a bus stop, three men of different ethnicities (including Bill Irwin) dance to a hip hop beat played on a radio.
(First: Episode 2919)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
BusTelephone
Animation Draw a circle around the bus. Cross out the telephone.
(EKA: Episode 2208)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
SSCF.Iguana
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Iguana
(First: Episode 2938)
Abstract13
Animation Abstract count to 13.
(First: Episode 2809)
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SCENE 4 Baby Elmo wants to be rocked while he sleeps. His parents initially rock too slowly for him, then go fast he's launched from his carriage.
Findtheelephant
Animation Can you find the elephant in the painting?
(EKA: Episode 2811)
TimeRhyme2
Song "It's Time for a Rhyme"
DrGeo.Mountain
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a mountain is.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 2772)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
CaribDance1
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 1
(First: Episode 3136)
ItsRaining?
Cartoon A boy thinks it's raining outside, so he puts on his rain gear and goes outside, only to find sunny weather. It turns out the lawn sprinkler was near his window.
(EKA: Episode 1957)
LindaGordon.Pie
Cast Linda signs the word "pie," and gets hit with one, to Gordon's surprise.
(EKA: Episode 2734)
Cards.M
Animation Playing cards form an M, then dance the mambo.
1091-07
Cartoon M in space
(EKA: Episode 0543)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
SSNews.divorcedbird
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews a bird who sings about how her parents still love her even though they don't live together anymore (though it is not directly stated whether her parents are divorced or separated).
(First: Episode 2695)
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Cartoon Don't mess with the Mighty M.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1839)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and Rosita teach Baby Elmo how to walk. He gets so good, he ends up running away.
YoureMyBaby
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(EKA: Episode 1484)
CaribDance2
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 2
(First: Episode 3136)
JoesLap
Cartoon Joe's Lap (limerick)
(EKA: Episode 0825)
Thatshowwegothere
Muppets Two flowers, a baby sparrow, and two bunnies sing "That's How I Got Here."
(First: Episode 2983)
Fan-O
Animation Fans reveal the letter O.
(First: Episode 2905)
Song.WeGotthePower
Song "We Got the Power!" - a hip-hop song about computers
(First: Episode 3058)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 3
(First: Episode 3136)
Families.KidsDrawings
Animation Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroses as pets.
(First: Episode 2759)
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SCENE 6 The pretend family runs into a real family - Jamal, Angela and Kayla. The proud parents list of their favorite things about Kayla, making the pretend family realize they didn't show as much love to their baby. The pretend family gathers for hugs and kisses, while Elmo announces the sponsors.


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