Sesame Street
Plot Playing scientists
Air date January 6, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors O, V, 1
Syndication 123 Sesame Street

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Picture Segment Description
3169a

3169b
SCENE 1 Big Bird, Gabi and Elmo welcome the viewer and present a poem about the sponsors. Elmo needs help making up rhymes for the word of the day, hot. They give him help, and soon, he can't stop making rhymes for "hot".
Hotmatch
Animation Match the word HOT. (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 2396)
ReachYourHand
Song "Reach Your Hand Up High"
(EKA: Episode 2750)
3136k
Cartoon O for open, off, owl, ocean
(EKA: Episode 3091)
Oklahoma-jones
Muppets Director Kermit is filming Oklahoma with Forgetful Jones as the star. Forgetful is supposed to enter sing "Oklahoma!" but sings "Aklahoma!", "Eeklahoma!" and "Iklahoma!" instead. When he finally gets it right, the production assistant says it's time for lunch.
(EKA: Episode 2594)
3189a
Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3169c
SCENE 2 Elmo makes a few more rhymes, when he can't think of anymore. Maria tells him that he can play something else until he thinks of more rhymes, or he could start over with a new word. Elmo thanks her by giving her his "HOT" sign.
3959c
Cartoon "The Room Is Full of Chickens"
(EKA: Episode 3035)
E&b-rhyme
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie gets Bert to participate in a rhyming game, but Ernie ends the game just as Bert is starting to enjoy it.
(EKA: Episode 0798)
1drum
Cartoon Hortense beats one drum.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2623)
Mpiece.oneflew
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
(EKA: Episode 2982)
3154e
Cartoon Kids count one duck in the pond
(EKA: Episode 3095)
LosLobos.ElCanelo
Muppets / Celebrity As Los Lobos perform "El Canelo," the title character goes grocery-shopping for them.
(EKA: Episode 3113)
KukaParrot
Film A girl's grandmother teaches Spanish to her parrot Kuka.
(EKA: Episode 3101)
PeckLOVE
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
(EKA: Episode 2921)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version
Chrissyandthealphabeats
Muppets Telly is shocked to see Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats at the library. They explain that in addition to being rock stars, they're also "Rock 'N Roll Readers."
(EKA: Episode 2776)
Girlcircle
Film A girl floats around in a circle.
EdgarTurtle.GreenGrow
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Green Grow the Rushes, O."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2440)
GroverErik.Teeth
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Erik shows Grover his teeth, and tells him how teeth are used.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
YourOldFriendToothbrush!
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(EKA: Episode 2572)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version
3169d
SCENE 3 Elmo, Gabi, Big Bird and Prairie Dawn are assembled at the playground, wondering what to play. Prairie suggests they play scientists and think of a question they could find an answer to. Elmo notices Big Bird pacing back and forth and wonders why he's walking like that, inspiring them to make a question: Why do people walk instead of hopping? They split up and go to find an answer.
3169.LionWalk
Animation See the lion walk.
(EKA: Episode 2205)
Song.FrogKick
Song "Froggy Kickin'"
(EKA: Episode 2412)
0926p
Cartoon Junior has to jump across the pond to make the frog chorus.
(EKA: Episode 0926)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version
Song-purecleanwater
Muppets "Pond Full of Fish"
(EKA: Episode 2840)
Toon-fishingABCs
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
Film.Ferry
Film A child narrates a film of him and his brother, Andrew, taking a ride on the ferry.
(EKA: Episode 2951)
Purpleelephant
Cartoon A purple elephant tries to get 10 peanuts in his trunk at once, but can't, so he smushes them into peanut butter instead.
(EKA: Episode 2987)
3169e
SCENE 4 Big Bird and Gabi run into Carlo and ask him why he walks instead of hopping on one leg. He tells them to try it out for themselves. They try hopping to Big Bird's nest and find it's difficult and tiring to hop a lot.
3169f
SCENE 4 cont'd Elmo and Prairie stop Mr. Handford and ask him. He tells them that he's able to get around faster by walking.
3169g
SCENE 4 cont'd Back at the playground, they share their discoveries and conclude it's better to walk than hop, unless you're a frog or a rabbit. They hop along with the animals, and Prairie remarks "Don't you just love science?"
Toon.AnnieEyeball.air
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2615)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version
WindyMuppets
Muppets Caribbean Anything Muppets sing about "Caribbean Air."
(EKA: Episode 2758)
Cartoon ifwedare
Cartoon A poem about changing seasons.
(EKA: Episode 1093)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Recycle-paper
Film How paper is recycled
(First: Episode 2627)
Jjapple
Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(EKA: Episode 0833)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Classroomcountdown
Muppets "Six Kids Subtraction"
(EKA: Episode 2902)
1396e
Cartoon V for violin
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1285)
SpinningVs
Animation Ornate Vs spin around as a song about them plays.
(EKA: Episode 2942)
3169.SandV
Animation Sand V/v
(EKA: Episode 1291)
3169h
SCENE 5 The rabbit and frog hop some more, until the rabbit stops and asks the frog if he ever wonders why they don't walk. The frog replies "Nope" and they continue hopping. Maria announces the sponsors.


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