Sesame Street
Plot Telly's speech for the Grand High Triangle Lover's birthday
Air date April 7, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Sponsors A, P, 13


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Maria welcomes the viewer, when Telly rushes in with exciting news - today is the Grand High Triangle Lover's birthday and he's having a huge party with guests coming in from all over the world (and his mommy). The GHTL and Norman arrive with news for Telly: he'll be giving a speech at the party's beginning ("Welcome, Triangle Lovers!"). Telly is nervous, but Maria encourages him to practice.
SCENE 1 Telly practices his speech and gets more confident, until Oscar completely rattles his nerves by reminding him off the hundreds of people he'll be speaking before.
Cartoon A boy narrates a poem about how he met Eleanor, the monster under his bed.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2773)
Muppets Grover sings about "The Monster in the Mirror."
(EKA: Episode 2681)
Cartoon Dr. Nancy Einstein does some experimenting with ice cubes.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2610)
Animation Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroses as pets.
(EKA: Episode 2759)
Muppets "Daddy Helps with the Dishes" - three families sing about how they help each other doing chores, cooking, and homework.
(EKA: Episode 2223)
Cartoon Miss Fortune makes guesses about a dog.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0828)
SCENE 2 Telly runs into Savion and explains his nerve-racking situation. Savion recalls his first time performing in front of people...
SCENE 2 cont'd In a flashback, Savion is nervous to dance in his school's talent show. But, as soon as he started his routine, all his fears went away and he dances with ease. Everyone applauds him act.
SCENE 2 cont'd Savion's story helps Telly calm down, when Norm shows up to tell Telly that his speech is now a bit longer, to help convey to the guests the reason for the party. Telly freaks out about having a longer speech and runs away.
Film Alone Song
(EKA: Episode 1003)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Dances With Wolves"
Title 01 39 0001
Film Fay Ray climbs over a box.
(EKA: Episode 2620)
Cartoon An ape takes a bite out of a yellow A.
(EKA: Episode 2847)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Cookie Monster asks Jawhara what letter they're holding.
Animation Sand A / a
(EKA: Episode 3135)
SCENE 3 Savion comes up with a way Telly can give his speech: pretend he's the greatest speaker in the world. Telly invents a new persona and delivers his birthday speech with such gusto, an imaginary crowd applauds and throws flowers. With renewed confidence, Telly goes off to the party. The crowd throws cheers and throws flowers at Savion for his pretending as a teacher.
Cartoon Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother’s shoes - she has fun with the box they came in.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3021)
Muppets The Big Bad Wolf sings about himself and his family.
(EKA: Episode 3001)

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.
(EKA: Episode 2760)
Cartoon P for paper, point, poke, paint, pat, peel
(EKA: Episode 3066)

Muppets Big Bird writes a story about a frog, who was changed from a prince years ago. He visits the castle of a witch, who offers some P-word alternates. She finally finds her prince potion and returns him to normal, only now he's a much older prince (frog years being different than human). The witch finds him appealing nonetheless and the two become engaged.
Film Alphaquest: P
A pack of painted purple penguins practicing a pop song in a pine tree park, and a pink pig with a parachute.
(EKA: Episode 2784)
Song "Frog Kick"
(EKA: Episode 2412)
Cartoon Gloria Globe pulls a tiger out of her hat, which belongs in India.
(EKA: Episode 2789)
Muppets Clementine and Elmo sing a song about things that are "Important".
(EKA: Episode 2702)
Animation A big paper clip and a small paper clip can hold papers together, and so can a small staple, with the help of its "mommy."
(EKA: Episode 3037)
Muppets Garth Brooks sings about two kids who are "Different."
(EKA: Episode 3187)
Animation Two giddy female scribbles introduce themselves to a bar code, who can only beep. They recognize him from the supermarket.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2981)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster gets MAD when it sees the word.
Film A girl narrates a film of herself taking care of her horse, Strawberry.
(EKA: Episode 2641)
Animation Thirteen hamburgers dance around.
(EKA: Episode 2849)
Animation Growing Numbers #13
(EKA: Episode 2924)
Cartoon Rap #13
(EKA: Episode 2595)
Ernie and Bert welcome you
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie decorates the apartment with party supplies. Bert thinks it is for somebody's birthday and tries to guess whose birthday it is, but Ernie informs Bert that he decorated the apartment for the audience at home.
(EKA: Episode 0352)
Aardvark edited
Song Joe Raposo sings "I'm an Aardvark."
Re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2594)
SCENE 4 Telly returns from the party and tells Savion what a hit he was. The GHTL and Norm also come back to commend Telly on his marvelous speech. Telly entertains them by passionately reciting the sponsors, which earns him more applause and flowers.

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