Sesame Street
Plot A ridiculous day with Monty
repeat of 2939
Air date May 5, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Norman Stiles
Sponsors F, I, 5
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COLD OPEN Elmo scales a snowy mountain top to announce the sponsors. It turns out to be a set, with assistance from Gordon.
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SCENE 1 Big Bird rollerskates down the street, when he finds Telly admiring a large triangle. Big Bird doesn't see what's so special about it and is told to really look at it. Soon, some dramatic music plays and a spotlight shines on the triangle. Big Bird likes the music and lighting, but still doesn't see what Telly sees and leaves.
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SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird then runs into Rosita, who asks him if he's ever really looked at a square before.
Snakesmakeshapes
Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(EKA: Episode 1930)
3142w
Song Jerry Nelson sings "I'm the Big One Now."
(First: Episode 2876)
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Cartoon Pencil box I/i
(First: Episode 2890)
Groverandi
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The King and I
(EKA: Episode 2695)
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Cartoon A mouse demonstrates between by squeezing between two elephants.
(EKA: Episode 2624)
Song.fivejive
SCENE 2 Elmo sings "Elmo's Jive Five" with two back-up monsters. After the song, Gordon comes out and compliments his performance.
5turtles
Animation Five turtles walk across the land.
(First: Episode 2816)
Ssnffarm
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald says a spaceship has landed on his farm. A dog emerges with a frisbee in its mouth, and MacDonald mistakes the frisbee for the spaceship. But before long, a real spaceship lands on the farm, and out of it come the Martians. The scene ends in chaos.
(EKA: Episode 2448)
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Cartoon Jim Thurman sings "Calcutta Joe."
Animation by Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(EKA: Episode 2492)
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Film "Simple Pleasures" by Bobby McFerrin is played over footage of a girl trying to play frisbee with a dog on the beach.
(First: Episode 2876)
Ernestine's First Word
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie tries to get baby Ernestine to say his name. It turns out she's much better at saying "Bert!"
(EKA: Episode 2615)
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Cartoon The letter F morphs into cartoon faces.
(First: Episode 2916)
FunkyRhythm1
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 1
(First: Episode 3000)
ComeCasa01

ComeCasa02
Cast Luis reads Maria and the kids a musical story about two people in Mexico, who happen to be named Maria and Luis too, who love to have visitors and encourage them to visit Casa de Maria or Casa de Luis. Since they both enjoy to have people over, they turn their two casas into one for them all to enjoy.
(EKA: Episode 2978)
1800-21
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(EKA: Episode 0825)
PuertoRicanFamily
Film A Puerto Rican family get-together includes cooking, playing soccer, and finally the big dinner.
(First: Episode 3081)
NightBugBoogie
Muppets A trio of bugs sing "Night Bug Boogie."
(First: Episode 2957)
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Film Alphaquest: F
A faucet finishes a fire, and flood of freaky fish.
(EKA: Episode 2759)
F-candles
Animation F / f candles
(First: Episode 3081)
Southamericagrover
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson eats at an airport restaurant while on his way to South America. When Grover learns about Mr. Johnson's trip, he gives a big lecture on South America, causing Mr. Johnson to miss his flight.
(First: Episode 2616)
DrGeo.Globe
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a globe is.
(EKA: Episode 2836)
FunkyRhythm2
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 2
(First: Episode 3000)
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SCENE 3 Monty reports for a "Ridiculous Network News" newsbreak (accompanied by a crashing sound effect). Before he can report, Big Bird wonders what "ridiculous" means. Monty gives his own demonstrations of ridiculous actions. He gets a news story that a man was just doing the same silly things. He then announces a song break...
There's a Bird on Me!
Song Joe Raposo sings "There's a Bird On Me".
(EKA: Episode 0536)
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SCENE 3 cont'd Monty, now with a bird on his cap, reports that colds have broken out all over Sesame Street. The street is then shown to be covered with signs reading "COLD." Some residents have "chest colds", "head colds", and Monty even catches a "COLD." When asked about the cause of the epidemic, Lillian states it's because "COLD" is the word of the day. Monty signs off while collapsing under the "COLD"'s weight, then introduces something to sink your teeth into...
Carrot
Cartoon The Carrot (censored version)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1211)
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Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
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Cartoon Babies and doggies pattern: What comes next?
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3039)
HereThere
Muppets Telly hosts "Here and There" from the library, where it's quiet. His co-host, Debra Starr, is at the airport, where it's loud. The loud noises of the airport eventually make it hard for Telly to hear Debra, so he has to talk louder into the microphone for Debra to hear him, which results in his expulsion.
(EKA: Episode 2864)
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Cartoon A mother sings the story of how water travels down the drain and becomes rain.
(EKA: Episode 2865)
FunkyRhythm3
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 3
(First: Episode 3000)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird is having a Birdketeer meeting, when Monty shows up with his bird-hat. He says the bird on top is well trained, as it never flies away. Big Bird tells him that the bird's not alive. Monty is shocked and leaves to get a new hat with a live bird on it.
StonesDontGrow
Cartoon Two crows sing "Stones Don't Grow."
(EKA: Episode 2003)
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Celebrity Robin Williams demonstrates with his shoe how to tell if something is alive.
(First: Episode 2749)
I-song
Animation Ornate I's swing through the air to a song.
(First: Episode 2921)
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Muppets The Twiddlebugs attempt to exit a roller skating rink.
(EKA: Episode 1500)
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Animation "Five Waltzing Chairs"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2983)
Film.Countingshells
Film A scuba diver collects shells, which some kids count in voice-over.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0751)
FunkyRhythm4
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Get the Funky Rhythm"
Part 4
(First: Episode 3000)
1448-Math
Cartoon Four plus one makes five.
(EKA: Episode 1448)
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SCENE 5 Bird Bird and the kids announce the sponsors. Monty comes back with a new hat with a "live" squirrel on it. Big Bird points out that's not alive either, but Monty says he is and has him mention the Children's Television Workshop (using a false voice). He then leaves to gather nuts for the winter.


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