Sesame Street
Plot Telly, Zoe and Verne reuinite
Air date March 1, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Josh Selig
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors Y, 18
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Picture Segment Description
3470a
SCENE 1 Telly and Zoe approach Carlo while wearing cowboy outfits. They tell him that Verne from the Readers of the Open Range is "a-coming" and recount the events of his last visit. Carlo isn't familiar with the Readers, so the monsters point him toward...
Readersoftheopenrange
Muppets "Readers of the Open Range" (ending edited)
(EKA: Episode 2274)
3470b
SCENE 1 cont'd After the song, Verne arrives to take the monsters on another reading adventure, having already spotted someone in need of their help.
4135suziepirate
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie reads about pirates.
(First: Episode 3460)
Film.Were5
Film Kids talk about how many things they can do now that they're five years old.
(EKA: Episode 1449)
BiffRoxie40
Muppets Biff says he will count to 40, but Roxie Marie does it for him first.
(First: Episode 2985)
40pigs
Cartoon Counting 40 pigs
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3084)
3469-CS
SCENE 2 The Readers come across a girl, who can't open the door to Celina's dance studio. Using the power of reading, they help her see the sign that reads "PUSH" and she gets inside. Verne hears tell some more kids with a problem.
Pushsong
Song "Push! Push! Push!"
(First: Episode 3445)
Song.HandTalk
Song 14 Karat Soul sings “Hand Talk."
(First: Episode 2622)
Alphabetbully
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(EKA: Episode 0300)
ABC Cookie Monster
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Kermit and Joey sing The Alphabet Song.
(EKA: Episode 0536)
AMike.Hippo
Cartoon How to know a hippo when you find one.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3081)
CrayonFactory
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1590)
3981g
Cartoon In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(First: Episode 3285)
3470c
SCENE 3 The Readers find a pair of girls whose lemonade stand hasn't gotten any business today. Verne points out they need a sign and instructs Telly on how to make one. Sure enough, they start getting plenty of customers. Verne decides to change their name to the "Readers and Writers of the Open Range" and they head off to solve another problem.
Monsternewspaper
Cartoon A man demonstrates what newspapers are made of, and finds an ad for "One slightly used monster."
(First: Episode 2919)
Funny Book
Muppets Ernie and Bert: At night, Ernie reads a book that becomes sad, funny, scary, and then surprising. The book elicits the same reactions from Bert.
(EKA: Episode 2341)
2963-B2
Cartoon A spoof of Alice Cooper's "Eighteen" - the number of sandwiches the singer has to choose from.
(First: Episode 2859)
2963-D3
Animation Growing Numbers #18
(First: Episode 2933)
3161f
Cartoon Number creatures 18
(EKA: Episode 2639)
3470d
SCENE 4 The gang finds Lexine, who misses her grandmother (who lives in the Philippines). Verne helps her write a letter. He then leads them to someone else in distress, claiming that he reads about these problems in the newspaper.
Deargrandma
Film A girl writes to her grandmother about going to summer camp.
(First: Episode 3270)
YakYes
Cartoon A yak discusses the letter "Y" on a stage, and is insulted when it is called a "Yakkity-yakkity-yak."
(EKA: Episode 0301)
Quilt.Y
Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter Y.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3381)
Jaws.Y
Film Jaws spoof with the letter Y.
(First: Episode 3323)
3470e

WhatsYourName01
SCENE 5 The cowpokes find a boy named Andrew, who is upset over the difficulty of writing his name. Verne and the monsters help out by singing "Write Your Name," as the rest of the street residents demonstrate how they write their names. Thanks to the song, Andrew can write his name with ease.
Toon.ILoveYou
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
2head.CHEESE
Muppets After sounding out the word "cheese," the Two-Headed Monster poses for many pictures.
(EKA: Episode 2742)
4125zg
Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
Anansi-Mouse
Cartoon Anansi the Spider tells the story of a sad mouse.
Aritst: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3367)
Tanya-HELP
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment: Grover and Tanya talk about the word "HELP."
(EKA: Episode 2407)
3470f

3470g
SCENE 6 Telly and Zoe tell Carlo about their adventure today, when Verne announces it's time for him to mosey on. He tells the monsters they can keep in touch by writing a letter and they politely ask him to leave so they can start. He announces the sponsors as they begin writing.
3470-CS
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: The Count sings a song about counting to Natasha.

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