Sesame Street
Plot Elmo and Zoe do the waltz
Air date February 16, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors W, Y, 10
Syndication 123 Sesame Street

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Picture Segment Description
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3198b
SCENE 1 Elmo and Zoe welcome the viewer and say there will be a lot of dancing today. Gabi introduces the letter W and they do a brief dance based on the "Wuh" sound. They try to think of some W words, such as "welcome." Everyone then starts doing the Welcome Dance. Bob and Celina walk into the studio and join along.
WaterWetWind
Animation W for water, wind, wave and wet
Dragnetsesame

Dragnetsesame2
Muppets In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(EKA: Episode 0693)
4113zf
Film Ornate Ws spin around in accompaniment to a song.
(First: Episode 2952)
4116u
Song "At School," with animation bookended by live-action footage.
(First: Episode 2782)
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SCENE 2 With Bob at the piano, everyone practices the waltz. When they finish, Elmo proposes a wacky waltz for them all to do.
Orangeballs.twinkletwinkle
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Grover-johnson-park
Muppets Grover annoys Mr. Johnson with his guitar playing in the park, mistaking his words "Go away and let me eat my lunch" for song requests.
4132p
Animation Planet Y/y
(First: Episode 2859)
Typewriter.Y
Cartoon The Typewriter: Y for Yo-Yo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0898)
3232 4d
Film A girl learns to write "tree" in Chinese.
This segment was cut from the Noggin version.
Shelly-Paces
SCENE 3 Shelley the Turtle laments the the world moves too fast for him, but comes to realizes (in song), that different people have different paces.
Toon-alienringtoss
Cartoon Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them about being judgmental.
(First: Episode 2761)
Mpiece.sunrises
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "The Sun Also Rises"
(First: Episode 2860)
Orangutanpuzzle
Animation A puzzle of an orangutan is put together.
(First: Episode 3065)
Marilynhorn-singafterme
Celebrity Ruthie takes an opera lesson from Marilyn Horne, as they sing "Sing After Me."
LettersCDROM-big
Cartoon Knights use different words for "big".
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2291)
KidsQuilt
Film A class makes a quilt of their faces.
(First: Episode 3034)
ElephantBearBridge
Cartoon An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
(EKA: Episode 0834)
HIYL.CartonEggs
Muppets Here is Your Life: Carton of Eggs
(First: Episode 2661)
Biggestshoes
Cartoon A girl tries on big, bigger, and the biggest shoes.
(EKA: Episode 0965)
NoKing-1

NoKing-2
Cast Luis reads a story, The Kingdom That Had No King. In the story, the citizens of a kingdom are devastated when their king leaves them, and ultimately decide what to do on their own.
(First: Episode 3003)
¡Cuatro!
Film A girl who lives in El Salvador plays a counting game with her class, which involves running around and getting into groups of a number when it is called.
(First: Episode 3012)
4000n
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie practices saying "Hola" as he repeatedly opens and shuts the door. To make him stop, Bert convinces him he's mastered it. Ernie starts to practice saying adiós instead.
Counting10shells
Animation Counting 10 shells
(First: Episode 3005)
Toon-NestingDolls10-1
Film Russian nesting dolls 10-1
(EKA: Episode 2201)
Bellhop10
Cartoon The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
(EKA: Episode 2624)
3198d
SCENE 4 The Amazing Mumford has an OP in the arbor. He performs a magic trick, adding an H to it, making it HOP. Then, Elmo and Zoe start hopping uncontrollably. Mumford changes the HOP to STOP, but the monsters keep hopping. They claim they are able to stop now; they just don't want to.
Stopcartoon
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters ask it to stop.
(EKA: Episode 0162)
SurpriseBalloons
Film Balloons are popped in front of kids' faces, demonstrating surprise.
(First: Episode 2923)
Elmo-A
Cast Elmo, Big Bird and Gordon star in a commercial for the Alphabet (as if it were a bank).
(First: Episode 2972)
Alphabet01

Alphabet02
Animation The alphabet is presented using many materials and writing methods.
(EKA: Episode 2460)
Hotdogbun
Animation Stop-motion: what goes in the hot dog bun?
(EKA: Episode 1240)
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SCENE 5 Celina, Zoe and Elmo announce (and demonstrate) the sponsors.


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