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Sesame Street
Plot Wanda the Word Fairy visits (repeat of 2951)
Air date January 13, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors C, P, 3
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
Releases Online Streaming

3174

Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN
Wanda the Word Fairy, while riding her bike to the Fix-it Shop to get her toaster fixed, greets the viewer and presents today's sponsors.
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SCENE 1
Maria is about to take Big Bird, Snuffy, and some kids to the park, when Wanda crashes into the Fix-it Shop workbench. Wanda picks herself up and introduces herself to everyone, then leaves her enchanted toaster on the bench and looks around Sesame Street for all the words she can find. With a wave of her wand and the magic words "Elia Kazan," name tags appear on every person and object on Sesame Street! Wanda begins to lead Big Bird, Snuffy, and the kids on a reading journey ...
SignMan-Stop
Cartoon
Sign Cartoon: STOP.
After the man reads the sign, two cars screech to a stop, one on each side of him.
3957s
Song
"Playground Map Song"
(EKA: Episode 2882)
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
Three kids dance for the number 3.
Gustafson.3penguins
Cartoon
3 penguins dance.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2164)
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SCENE 2
Snuffy asks Wanda how she got her job as a word fairy. In song, Wanda explains that instead of being a tooth fairy or a fairy godmother, she decided to be a word fairy because she loves words. "And the hours are good," she adds.
3136zl
Cartoon
A fan reveals the letter C.
(EKA: Episode 2746)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Mpiece.cyranose
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater
Cyranose de Bergerac, a poet with a two-foot-long nose, tries to help the queen of France finish her poem. Unfortunately, the word used to finish it is the word he's the most sensitive to: "nose". One mention of that word and he'll go medieval on you!
(EKA: Episode 3113)
Song.ShortTall
Song
Girls wish they were "Short or Tall".
(EKA: Episode 3057)
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 2776)
Toon.Lookbothways
Cartoon
Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(EKA: Episode 2228)
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SCENE 3
Oscar is irritated at Wanda's cheeriness. When she approaches him, he tells her to go away in several ways, but instead, she displays his words on the screen, which drives him into his trash can.
Lightningbugs.shapes
Cartoon
Lightning bugs make shapes.
Artist: Fred Garbers
Song.doggypaddle
Song
Joe Raposo sings "Doggy Paddle."
(EKA: Episode 2517)
2head.Shoes
Muppets
Two-Headed Monster tries on shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2365)
Planet
Cartoon
P for Planet
(EKA: Episode 2440)
P-paintonglass
Film
Kids paint P-word animals on glass.
(First: Episode 0119)
2963-C7
Cartoon
"Part of the Whole"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2714)
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SCENE 4
Wanda says her favorite kind of words are verbs, and tries to show the gang how to FLY and how to CLIMB a wall, but doesn't succeed at either of them, so they all DANCE to "Feel the Beat" instead.
Stop.Dance
Video
Ann Marie and Skeeter Rabbit do their dance routine. The frame freezes whenever the word STOP comes on.
(EKA: Episode 2615)
Monkeys.abovebelow
Cartoon
A bird watches as two monkeys climb above and below each other in a tree.
(EKA: Episode 2995)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Thatshowwegothere
Muppets
Two flowers, a baby sparrow, and two bunnies sing "That's How I Got Here."
(EKA: Episode 3040)
1095l
Cartoon
C for candle (blows man away).<br /(EKA: Episode 0890)
Billydolphins
Film
A girl narrates a segment about her friend, Billy, who swims with dolphins.
(EKA: Episode 3012)
Hh.breathe
Muppets
Muppet and Kid Moments: Grover and a girl breathe in air.
Circles.funkymusic
Film / Animation
Circles of all kinds are displayed as funky rap music plays.
(EKA: Episode 3126)
Song.Transylvania1-2-3-4-5
Insert
At Birdland, Lillian sings "Transylvania 1-2-3-4-5" with The Count and his All-Bat Band.
(First: Episode 2834)
3164n
Cartoon
Igor listens as Dr. Frankenstein names body parts in creating another Igor.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2481)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
3956h
Cartoon
Three computer animated fish.
(EKA: Episode 3092)
Cecille-brushdown
Animation
Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
(EKA: Episode 3052)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
2404n
Muppets
In the park, Bert overhears the sound of a tuba - his favorite instrument. It's actually Simon Soundman, who's "just practicing." Bert begs Simon to teach him how to make that sound by himself, but Bert ends up attracting Gladys the Cow, who thinks she heard the romantic call of a bull.
(EKA: Episode 2386)
Computer.tall-and-short
Animation
Computer: tall / short
(EKA: Episode 3110)
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon
A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(EKA: Episode 0969)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
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SCENE 5
Wanda's enchanted toaster is fixed by now. Maria asks why it's enchanted, and Wanda explains that it was once a frog (as evidenced by the fact that it can croak like one). Wanda takes her toaster and rides into the sky on her bike, announcing the sponsors, and leaving a litter of word name tags for Maria and the gang to clean up.


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