Sesame Street
Plot The Future First Graders
Air date February 22, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors S, 8
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Picture Segment Description
3464a
SCENE 1 Rosita and Telly argue over who will sit next to Celina as they read. She points out that there's spaces on both sides of the bench, allowing them both to sit next to her.
Nexttoewe
Cartoon "Next To Song"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2851)
4112ze
Film Children in Jamaica learn how to make their own tie-dyed shirts.
(First: Episode 3140)
2356-26
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie and Bert play "The Feelings Game" -- much to Bert's chagrin.
(EKA: Episode 2356)
ToothpasteFactory
Song "Toothpaste Factory Rap"
(First: Episode 3266)
YourOldFriendToothbrush!
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(EKA: Episode 2523)
Wegman.JackJill
Film Wegman dogs: Jack and Jill
3464b
SCENE 2 Rosita laughs as she reads her book of Little Jack Horner, but Telly's book (Jack and Jill) has him sobbing. To cheer him up, Rosita gives him her book, which perks him up.
3187k
Cartoon "In My Book" (sung by Jerry Nelson)
(First: Episode 2983)
Girlfamilyportrait
Film A girl dances her way into her family portrait.
(First: Episode 3119)
4058.Countingto8
Animation Counting to 8
(First: Episode 3170)
3976v
Film Ornate 8s stroll through a gate and pose in other remarkable places.
(First: Episode 3231)
OG.8buttons
Cartoon Eight buttons are counted on a monkey's shirt.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1452)
Moon.elmo-lavender
Muppets / Celebrity Los Lobos sings "Elmo and the Lavender Moon."
(First: Episode 3101)
3816v
Cartoon A baby and father illustrate up and down.
(EKA: Episode 2687)
Cookie.Lexine.5
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Cookie Monster asks Lexine to count to 5.
(First: Episode 3236)
Luxojrsurprise
Animation Luxo Jr. examines a box. A smaller lamp pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
(First: Episode 2851)
1839zm
Film A boy takes dance lessons at The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
(EKA: Episode 1839)
JasperLostElbow
Cartoon Jasper thinks that he has lost his elbow, but Julius shows him his elbow by bending his arm.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0410)
Toon.Hannah
Cartoon A poem about Hannah and Anna who lead similar lives in the city and the country.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 2984)
DrawKatie
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Katie.
(First: Episode 2760)
Hoots.MaryLamb
Muppets Hoots plays jazz in a park, accompanied by Chip and Dip. They are encountered by Mary, who wants them to play a new version of her nursery rhyme, which involves another lamb.
(First: Episode 2839)
Sheeeeeeeep!!
Film What sound does a sheep make?
(First: Episode 3416)
Wereonthebus
Cartoon B ... US! We're on the bus!
(EKA: Episode 0796)
3464c

3463-CS
SCENE 3 Big Bird invites Celina to sit in on today's meeting of the Future First Graders of America (Sesame Street Chapter). He poses a question to the crowd: how do first graders get from their homes to school? Rosita and the kids come up with plausible answers, but Big Bird reveals the one in mind: a school bus. Snuffy joins them, pretending to be a school bus.
4116zd
Song "There's a Lot of Different Ways to Get to School" (sung by Jerry Nelson)
(First: Episode 2751)
BusStop.Verbitsky
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(EKA: Episode 2505)
3menandabeat
Film At a bus stop, three men of different ethnicities (including Bill Irwin) dance to a hip hop beat played on a radio.
(First: Episode 2919)
Leaves.SH
Cartoon Leaves form a SH.
(First: Episode 3127)
2head.SHAKE
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out the word SHAKE, and an earthquake happens.
(EKA: Episode 2621)
Raposo.Goat
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: Joe Raposo sings "The Goat."
(EKA: Episode 2366)
S-Snail
Cartoon S for Snail
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1220)
4127za
Film Kids hold an S and a square
(First: Episode 3278)
2096v
Cartoon A girl inflates a balloon in the shape of an S.
(EKA: Episode 1220)
3464d
SCENE 4 Celina asks Big Bird what her role in the meeting is and sits to the side reading as Big Bird continues. He introduces a special guest - an actual school principal! Instead, they're greeted by Prince Hal, who believes the role of principal is similar to his own. To clear up any more confusion, Big Bird allows him to join their meeting, then tells Celina her role is coming soon.
Korty.School
Cartoon A little boy asks his big brother questions about what happens at school.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 1930)
ProfGrover--School
Muppets Professor Grover teaches his students what "school" is, but he instead gets the lesson.
(EKA: Episode 2410)
BeadArrangement

Girlnecklace
Animation Beads arrange themselves into different groups and finally become a girl’s necklace.
(First: Episode 3108)
LetterSpool
Film A big S emerges, Jaws-like, in a swimming pool.
(First: Episode 3345)
S-quilt
Cartoon Characters on a quilt form the letter S.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3368)
AlphaquestS
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: S
A swimsuit, Grover as a silly surfer, a seagull, the sunset and a submarine.
(EKA: Episode 2729)
3154s1
Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(EKA: Episode 2073)
3464e
SCENE 5 Prince Hal asks Big Bird about the music that has suddenly started, meaning the meeting is over. Big Bird announces the sponsors, then finally reveals Celina's role - playing the bell that dismisses everyone.
3465e
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Snuffy dances with Gabi and the kids at a tap lesson.


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