Sesame Street
Plot Tarah and her wheelchair
Air date February 2, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors G, O, 17
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3319

Picture Segment Description
3542-ComingSoon
COLD OPEN Big Bird and Celina are heading to dance class and they run into Tarah, who's waiting for her racing chair. Her friend Ryan zooms by on his own and she hopes to race him when her chair arrives. She decides to continue waiting in the studio with Big Bird and Celina.
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SCENE 1 Tarah gets upset with the step to the studio, since her chair can't go upstairs. Celina offers to carry her, but Tarah wants to get up on her own and wishes there were a ramp. Celina is inspired to call a ramp builder.
3980c
Cartoon "Island of Emotion"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2822)
ToothpasteFactory
Song "Toothpaste Factory Rap"
(First: Episode 3266)
ArtistMike.Loosetooth
Cartoon A girl recites a poem about her first loose tooth.
Artist: ArtistMike
ADPride1

ADPride2
Cast / Celebrity Arrested Development performs "Pride" as everyone on Sesame Street joins them.
Prideday
Cartoon At the Pride Day Ceremony, Donald is waiting to describe his proudest accomplishment, and is initially unsure of himself next to other impressive students. He finally proudly acclaims his achievement, tying his shoes all by himself.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2254)
GroverMontyChair
Muppets Monty orders a new chair, which Grover delivers. However, Monty cannot decide where the chair should go.
(First: Episode 3256)
Cacti.Hereweare
Cartoon Two cartoon cacti sing "Here We Are."
(First: Episode 3153)
2485v
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie is confused when he sees Bert playing checkers with his pigeon, Bernice. Ernie thinks it's amazing that a pigeon can play checkers, but Bert thinks it is no big deal, because Bernice has only beaten Bert in two out of ten games.
(EKA: Episode 1227)
Fish-G
Cartoon Fish form G and g.
(First: Episode 3112)
3977u
Film G for go, girls, guitar, goldfish etc.
(First: Episode 3269)
Planet-G
Animation Planet G / g
(First: Episode 2844)
Elmo.monalisa
Muppets Elmo sings "Right in the Middle of My Face" while walking through an animated art gallery.
(First: Episode 3130)
Earrings
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)
3319b

3319c
SCENE 2 The "Ramp Guy" (played by a live-action Brian Muehl) arrives and measures the step, then goes to his truck to get the materials. Tarah explains to Big Bird the times when she doesn't use her chair and when she's done, the ramp is finished!
GirlPlaySculpture
Animation A girl plays in, on, and under a sculpture.
(First: Episode 2898)
Dogs9
Film Wegman's dogs form numbers from 0 to 9.
(First: Episode 3272)
Zydeco
Muppets "It's Zydeco"
(EKA: Episode 2760)
Stamp17
Animation Rubber Stamp #17
(First: Episode 2975)
17swing
Animation Ornate 17s swing by.
17hats
Animation Seventeen derby hats drop onto a balloon head.
(First: Episode 2820)
3319d
SCENE 3 In the studio, Big Bird is amazed that Tarah can do aerobics from her chair. Celina leads the class in a "Workout in a Chair."
ExerciseExercise
Cartoon A caterpillar sings "Exercise, Exercise."
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2839)
Southamericagrover
Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson eats at an airport restaurant and is 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)
O-pera
Cartoon A woman sings the "O" sound in a brief opera.
3189a
Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
Fan-O
Animation Fans reveal the letter O.
(First: Episode 2905)
Ooohlookatthemarmoset
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Marmoset
(First: Episode 2487)
2059za
Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone
(EKA: Episode 2059)
WriteYourName
Song "Write Your Name"
(First: Episode 3274)
Shake
Animation Shake / lake / bake / take / make
(First: Episode 2935)
LowTower01

LowTower02
SCENE 4 Celina reads the story of "The Princess in the Low Tower." In the story, a prince wishes to take the wheelchair-bound princess out for a pizza, but she can't leave her tower because of her chair. The prince offers some suggestions, none of which suit the progressive princess. A humble carpenter happens by and offers to build a ramp for her. With the ramp in place, the three of them go get a pizza.
3187k
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "In My Book."
(First: Episode 2983)
Insideherry
Muppets Kermit shows what's inside of Herry Monster using an X-ray machine.
(EKA: Episode 1974)
4154-WheelchairDad
Film A girl helps her father train for a wheelchair race.
(First: Episode 3275)
3977zd
Film Paper crumples to reveal G, g, and Gg.
(First: Episode 3128)
BlueGorilla
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(EKA: Episode 2491)
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3319f
SCENE 5 Class has finishes and Tarah's racing chair has arrived! Her parents help her in it. Tarah assures Big Bird that the chair is safe for her, despite her condition. She races Ryan as a voice-over announces the sponsors.


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