Sesame Street
Plot Telly becomes a Bear Scout
Air date November 24, 1994
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Sponsors G, N, 11


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Picture Segment Description

COLD OPEN Baby Bear and his fellow Bear Scouts introduce the sponsors for today. Telly rushes in to add that we'll also be seeing him join the Bear Scouts. He gets rattled when their leader, the boisterous Papa Bear, comes to start their meeting.
SCENE 1 First on the Bear Scout agenda is to say the pledge. Telly doesn't know it, and doesn't have a hat to hold over his heart. Everyone recites it first and Papa Bear lets Telly borrow his hat.
Cartoon Jim Thurman sings "Calcutta Joe."
Animation by Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(EKA: Episode 2492)
Film An Indian boy narrates how Chapati bread is made.
(EKA: Episode 3204)
Cartoon N is for nose.
(EKA: Episode 2176)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: The first day of school in history.
(EKA: Episode 2376)
Animation N/n paper fold
(EKA: Episode 3115)
SCENE 2 Next, Telly watches as the scouts demonstrate how to put their dollies back together before they can finish counting to 40. Telly wonders why they would ever need to repair their dolls, when Papa Bear demonstrates - it always comes apart when they give it the Bear Scout Dolly Hug.
Cartoon 40 lemmings (doo-wop)
(EKA: Episode 2946)
Muppets Prairie Dawn directs Grover in "Singin' in the Rain"
(EKA: Episode 2995)
Cartoon A story of a cat who hated rain, wished for it to stop, and witnessed the disastrous effects of no rain.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2755)
Film Flamingos walk around to classical music. (new child voiceovers added)
(EKA: Episode 2616)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(EKA: Episode 2164)
SCENE 3 The scouts gather in the "G Garden," named such because it grows letter Gs, one of which Telly is able to coax into growing.
Animation Planet G / g
(EKA: Episode 2856)
Film G for go, girls, guitar, goldfish etc.
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "If Moon Was Cookie." (underscore added to intro)
(EKA: Episode 2619)
Film "There's a lot to see under the sea," according to some young swimmers who narrate a poem about the ocean-dwellers they find.
Music: "Kyisio Calypso" by Dermot Stewart
(EKA: Episode 3046)
Cartoon A girl builds a sand castle at the beach, but the ocean keeps washing it away, so she builds one away from the waves.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 1452)

SCENE 4 Before Telly can earn his Bear Scout hat, he must perform a good dead for the community and everyone must witness it. They head off and Telly talks to Ruthie, who says she's about to clean her casa. Telly sees this as the perfect opportunity and rushes off to get the scouts. While he's gone, Ruthie cleans her casa, as in her decorative version of the word, preventing Telly from his good deed.
Cartoon "Mi casa es su casa."
(EKA: Episode 1037)
Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(EKA: Episode 0239)
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning"
Artist: Bud Luckey
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Film Two girls walk on an island together, and a map of the island is shown.
(EKA: Episode 2783)
Cartoon Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(EKA: Episode 2749)
SCENE 5 Telly comes by a Birdketeer meeting, where Big Bird says they'll be reciting the alphabet. Seeing another opportunity, Telly runs off, but they all recite the alphabet while he's gone.
Cartoon Two girls sing a reggae rendition of the alphabet.
Film Wegman's dogs re-enact "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."
Animation G/g musical notes (Gordon voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Oh, G" in praise of the letter G.
(First: Episode 1167)
Cartoon A dinosaur tries to eat an apple on a tree. A group of kids keep telling him to "GO HIGHER!"
(EKA: Episode 2977)

SCENE 6 Telly moans he'll never find a good deed. Papa Bear tries to comfort him, but realizes it must be his fault and deems himself a failure as a scout master. Telly assures him he's a great scout master, which turns out to be his good deed! Telly finally earns his Bear Scout hat, and Ruthie and Savion announce the sponsors.

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