Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird sleeps over at Gabi's
Air date November 24, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors P, 12
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gabi gives the viewer clues about who is sleeping over at her apartment...Big Bird!
Film "Visiting Iesha": Olivia sleeps over at Iesha's house, and spend the morning together. Olivia is white and Iesha and her family is black. Next time, Iesha wants to visit Olivia's family.
(EKA: Episode 2756)
Cartoon "Banana Samba"
(EKA: Episode 2920)
Muppets "One Banana"
(EKA: Episode 2606)
Film / Animation A class makes up a story about going to the zoo, which is told through animation based on the kids’ drawings.
(EKA: Episode 3373)
SCENE 2 Maria and Luis let the two stay up and play a little before it's time for bed. Gabi suggests they have a "Bounce-a-Thon," where they see how many times they can bounce on her bed. Big Bird goes first and ends up breaking the bed. Thankfully, this is a house of fixers.
Song "Jump" (soul)
(First: Episode 3136)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster is in a disagreement about where to go for vacation: the mountains or the seashore. Cookie Monster says he likes both, better than going to Cucamonga for the National Cookie Convention. 2-Head gets inspired, and heads off for Cucamonga, leaving Cookie to choose between the mountains and the seashore.
(First: Episode 2837)
Song "Ja, Ja, That is the Mountain"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(EKA: Episode 2780)
Cartoon A movie director calls for 12 pilots, 12 airplanes, 12 parachutes, 12 clowns and 12 pies.
(EKA: Episode 3210)
SCENE 3 Luis and Maria have fixed Gabi's bed and recommend they stop bouncing on it. Gabi suggests they watch a video instead and pulls out one of her favorites...
Muppets "Honk Around the Clock"
(EKA: Episode 2492)

SCENE 3 cont'd After the video ends, Gabi thinks they should honk around the clock themselves. She places her alarm clock on the ground and they go around it, pretending to be Honkers and singing the song. Big Bird accidentally steps on the clock, breaking it into pieces. Maria and Luis believe they should go to bed now, lest another accident occurs.
Song "Counting Alarm Clock"
(EKA: Episode 3090)
Animation The letter P appears in words on buildings.
(EKA: Episode 3354)
SCENE 4 Big Bird and Gabi settle down for bed; Maria and Luis have even prepared a pull-out nest for him. As the lights go off, Gabi pretends she's a monster, frightening Big Bird. He realizes it's only pretend and they go back to sleep.
Cartoon Gerald is repeatedly kept awake by his dog Sparky, who does a dance and poses as an alligator through his shadow whenever his parents close his door.
(EKA: Episode 1563)
Muppets Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Prairie Dawn, and Herry Monster sing "I Think That It Is Wonderful".
(EKA: Episode 2492)
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "Moonshine."
(First: Episode 2775)
SCENE 5 Big Bird starts having nightmares about the blanket monster and can't sleep. Maria, Luis and Gabi sing a lullaby ("We Are Here for You") that helps sooth him.
Cartoon A girl fantasizes what she could do without leaving her room if her nose, ears, legs, and arms got bigger.
(EKA: Episode 3285)
Film Kids sing the alphabet on an island.
(EKA: Episode 3154)
SCENE 6 Big Bird is asleep, so Maria and Luis turn out the lights and announces the sponsors.
COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Gordon and Susan struggle as they shove Snuffy into Miles' room, and finally succeed.

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