Sesame Street
Plot Tarah trains for wheelchair sports
Air date January 19, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors J, S, 6
Syndication 123 Sesame Street


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Angela announces on today's show, they'll be asking questions. Zoe asks about the sponsors for today, as well who just rang the doorbell.
SCENE 1 Behind the door is Tarah, whom is asked about her wheelchair by the rest of the kids. Angela explains Tarah will be talking about a special race she was in...after snack time, of course.
2096m Song "Me and My Chair"
(EKA: Episode 1706)
Cartoon Planet J / j
(First: Episode 2833)
Muppets A lady brings her J to Al's Alphabet Garage because it won't jump. Al asks if it can jog, jiggle, play jazz and determines that it needs a jump start. After he gets it working, the J smashes through the wall.
(EKA: Episode 2997)
Cartoon J family jamboree
(EKA: Episode 0423)
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Luxo Jr
Animation Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
(EKA: Episode 3130)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Song "Every Bit of Litter Hurts"
(EKA: Episode 2759)
SCENE 2 Tarah gives a demonstration of the types of arm exercises she does. Afterward, Tarah requests another snack break.
Cartoon An ostrich, a girl, and a pig do some exercises, and move the couch away.
(EKA: Episode 2988)
Muppets Super Grover: A fat blue girl loses her wind-blown hat in a tree, but she can't cross the street to get it. Super Grover comes to the rescue, and tries to call the cap back. The girl realizes that she needs a grown-up to cross the street, and with her Aunt Edna she gets her hat back.
(First: Episode 3133)
Animation A girl reads a book, a magazine, a newspaper, and a letter.
(First: Episode 3142)
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: S
A swimsuit, Grover as a silly surfer, a seagull, the sunset and a submarine.
(EKA: Episode 2729)
Cartoon S for sing
(EKA: Episode 1648)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Muppets Kingston Livingston III sings "Just Happy to Be Me."
Cartoon Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(EKA: Episode 2749)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
SCENE 3 Tarah explains how she trained for her race. In a flashback, Gordon and Maria set up a practice track for her in the arbor, while Big Bird watches. Afterward, Angela assumes Tarah wants another snack, but she instead is thirsty.
Cartoon A lizard sings about how she likes to be "Above it All", as well as below.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2572)
Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3122)
Muppets Bert says his favorite number is Six.
(EKA: Episode 1646)
2096k Song "Pinball Number Count" #6
(EKA: Episode 1450)
Film A zydeco band plays "Bayou Pon Pon" while people dance and the townspeople of New Orleans wave at the camera.
(EKA: Episode 2589)
SCENE 4 Tarah now won't talk about her race, she'll show them how it went with a videotape! Tarah then shows off the trophy she won and asks for more snacks.
Cartoon A race announcer doubles as the man who holds up the START and STOP sign.
(EKA: Episode 0776)
Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Andrew counts for Grover.
(EKA: Episode 3135)
Cartoon Household appliances count 1-10 and 10-0.
(EKA: Episode 2840)
Muppets / Celebrity Maya Angelou sings "My Name" with Lexine, Carlo and Elmo.
(First: Episode 3139)
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
(EKA: Episode 0821)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Muppets Kermit shows what's inside of Herry Monster using the X-ray machine.
(EKA: Episode 1974)
Song "Exploring in Your Closet"
(EKA: Episode 3132)
Muppets The Adventures of Prairie Dawn
Prairie Dawn has a so-called "adventure" by trying a kumquat (which she's never tried before).
(First: Episode 2984)
Cartoon A map of Puerto Rico forms into the shape of animals and other things that are found there.
(EKA: Episode 3066)
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
SCENE 5 Tarah rolls into Hooper's Store and begins telling Mr. Handford about her day. Angela announces the sponsors.


  • This episode was taped on November 15, 1993.[1]


  1. Duckett, Jodi (1993-11-21), Girl In Wheelchair Joins 'Sesame Street'. The Morning Call

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