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Episode 3176

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Sesame Street
Plot Elmo stands on his head / Bob babysits Natasha (repeat from Season 23)
Air date January 17, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors L, Z, 8
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
Releases


This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1
Elmo, standing upside down on his head, welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street and sees how many things he can do before falling down. He starts by reciting the alphabet. Next, he watches a segment about the number 8...
Film
Eight children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3115)
SCENE 1
cont'd

Afterwards, Elmo says he could see the number 8, because it looks the same upside down as it does right-side up. A stylized 8 appears and rotates to prove his point. Then, Elmo thinks about what else he can do while standing on his head, until he realizes that he's already doing something: thinking.

Song
Jerry Nelson sings "Moonshine."
(EKA: Episode 2980)
Song
"All The Vegetables" Three girls clap rhythms while naming vegetables.
(EKA: Episode 3081)
Muppets
Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La."
(EKA: Episode 0321)
Cartoon
L for lion
(EKA: Episode 2969)

Film
A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture. (Note: Stewart has a ball with a picture of Oscar the Grouch on it.)
(EKA: Episode 3100)
Cartoon

A Spanish-speaking man falls into a hole, and a dragon helps him out.
Artist: Chris Hinton
(EKA: Episode 3123)

SCENE 2

Elmo continues to think of what to do while standing on his head when a pair of feet wearing tap shoes walks towards him. It happens to be Savion, who asks Elmo if he can practice his tap dancing. Elmo gladly accepts and watches him practice. After Savion finishes, Elmo decides to practice tap dancing while standing on his head and he finally falls down, learning that he can't do both at the same time.

Muppets
Over the Top sing "ZZ Blues".
(EKA: Episode 2356)
Cartoon
The Typewriter goes to the zoo.
(EKA: Episode 0915)
Film
A gymnastics team practices tricks for the circus.
(EKA: Episode 3006)
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Herry and John-John demonstrate loud and soft.
(EKA: Episode 0774)
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: L--Loud
(EKA: Episode 1845)
Song
"Around and Around"
(EKA: Episode 2885)
SCENE 3
Savion gives a special tap dancing class for Slimey. Elmo's confused by this since Slimey doesn't have legs or feet. Slimey then hops along with one tap shoe on the end of his body. Savion puts another shoe on his head to make him tap dance upside down and right-side up at the same time. Elmo concludes "Slimey is a very talented worm."
Muppets
"Barn in the USA"
(EKA: Episode 3087)
Animation
Dancing pepper pattern - which one comes next?
(EKA: Episode 3079)
Animation
Marty the chair keeps bumping into things, until he finds his glasses. "See ya later!"
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Muppets
Little Chrissy sings "Eight Balls of Fur."
(EKA: Episode 2883)
Cartoon
Worms form the number 8.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 2895)
Song
While Maria tries to work, Barkley continuously barks to be let in or out of the Fix-It Shop. She then sings about how dogs love to go "In and Out."
Cartoon
A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(EKA: Episode 0304)
Film
Two girls walk on an island together, and a map of the island is shown.
(EKA: Episode 2783)
Cartoon
L for Laugh
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(EKA: Episode 2874)
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk: "Boogie With Your Body"
Part 1
(EKA: Episode 3096)
Song
"It's Harder the First Time" - Children try various activities (riding tricycles, tying shoes, etc.) and progressively improve.
(EKA: Episode 3038)
Cartoon
Billy Jo Jive investigates the case of the missing guitar strings.
(EKA: Episode 1234)
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk: "Boogie With Your Body"
Part 2
(EKA: Episode 3096)
SCENE 4
Flo Bear comes by to give Natasha a reading lesson. She tries to teach her the word "milk," with the word written on card paper, but Bob explains that she's too young to read and can't talk yet. Flo questions Natasha's babbling, and Bob replies that it's baby talk. So, Flo takes out a paper written in baby talk, which Natasha reads out perfectly.
Cartoon
A brief animation of pouring milk in a glass, coupled with the word milk.
(EKA: Episode 3012)

Muppets
Wish You Were Here
Big Bird explores the mask gallery at the Museo del Barrio in New York City. Edna, the art instructor, shows him and some kids how to make their own masks for a parade.
(EKA: Episode 3058)
Song
"It's Time for a Rhyme"
(EKA: Episode 3171)
Muppets / Celebrity
"Minnesota Shorts" (Rick Moranis) has trouble becoming pool champion of the world when Grover keeps pestering him with questions, in this spoof of The Hustler.
(EKA: Episode 2981)
Cartoon
A Number 8 truck carries away the Number 8.
(EKA: Episode 1446)
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk: "Boogie With Your Body"
Part 3
(EKA: Episode 3096)
Song
14 Karat Soul sing about what's "Down Below the Street."
(EKA: Episode 2674)
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk: "Boogie With Your Body"
Part 4
(EKA: Episode 3096)
Animation
Finding shapes in colored pixel-blocks
(EKA: Episode 2789)
SCENE 5

Elmo announces the sponsors.


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