Sesame Street
Plot Special guests at day care
Air date March 4, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors Q, 17
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Song.countingforfun

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Zoe and Natasha are among the members of Gina's day care today. Gina announces they will be visited by four special guests. The first guest is none other than Count von Count, who is there to do some counting (what else?). He and the kids count 26 blocks, but he keeps counting, counting them in different groups.
ColoredTools
Animation Colored tools build a house out of colored rectangles, squares and triangles.
(First: Episode 3263)
4116za
Muppets Baby Fats Domino sings "Shake Your Rattle and Roll," encouraging babies to exercise.
(First: Episode 3352)
2040j
Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(EKA: Episode 0304)
Cubanpicnic

Cubanpicnic2
Film A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture.
(First: Episode 2760)
Cat.Telephone.Hubley
Cartoon A cat catches a TELEPHONE and eats it.
Artists: The Hubleys
(EKA: Episode 0172)
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SCENE 2 The Count believes Natasha is trying to count along with them as they count five blocks. He reviews this over and over again. Gina tries to point out that Natasha isn't old enough to count yet, but catches on that the Count is only doing this to keep counting.
Noimage
Cartoon How Many Cats 1-5 (0:35)
(EKA: Episode 3220)
3161t
Cartoon A kid voice-over says, "Ocean," as a fish is seen swimming in the ocean.
(First: Episode 2670)
Sgrover.femalefatblue
Muppets Super Grover: A fat blue girl loses her wind-blown hat in a tree, but she can't cross the street to get it. Super Grover comes to the rescue, and tries to call the cap back. The girl realizes that she needs a grown-up to cross the street, and with her Aunt Edna she gets her hat back. (new music added)
(First: Episode 3133)
Whydidthechicken...
Cartoon Why did the chicken cross the road?
(EKA: Episode 2365)
ZydecoBand-Allons
Film A zydeco band plays "Allons a Lafayette" while people dance.
(First: Episode 2498)
Signman.BINGO
Cartoon Sign Man: BINGO
(EKA: Episode 1156)
4115zh
Film A child voice-over talks about a Hawaiian party that her family has.
(First: Episode 3139)
4115s
Cartoon Leanna Williams tells a story of how she traveled to Hawaii and bought a Hawaiian shirt.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2745)
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SCENE 3 The Count takes Natasha for a walk before taking her home. The next guest at day care is Kingston Livingston III, who intends to recite the alphabet. Although everyone present is already familiar with it, Kingston demonstrates his own, unique way of saying (with lots of crazy dances).
2485x
Cartoon Madrigal Alphabet
Animation by Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0677)
3978b1
Film The floating kids form a triangle.
(First: Episode 3122)
Song.countingforfun
Muppets The Count takes Natasha to the park to teach her to count and sings about how much fun it can be.
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
Igottabeclean
Muppets Bert sings "I Gotta Be Clean."
(First: Episode 3061)
Q-Clap
Film Girls do a hand-clap game about the letter Q.
(First: Episode 3322)
2head.Quiet
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster observes the letter Q, then the word QUIET.
(EKA: Episode 2538)
QuietKorty
Cartoon Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 0441)
SnufflePolka
Insert Snuffy, Alice and some kids do "The Snuffleupagus Polka."
(First: Episode 3392)
MaskedMarch17
Animation Parade of Numbers #17
(First: Episode 3368)
17swing
Animation Ornate 17s swing by.
(First: Episode 3319)
Stamp17
Animation Rubber Stamp #17
(First: Episode 2975)
Elmoinbed
Muppets Elmo explains the importance of sleep, but the audience won't stop applauding and let him sleep afterwards.
(First: Episode 2985)
Everybodysleeps-refilmed
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps" (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 3026)
Somethingsmissing
Cartoon Something's missing ... is it a frog or a dog?
(EKA: Episode 2486)
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SCENE 4 Big Bird is the next visitor to day care, bringing Radar along with him. He recites a poem about his favorite place - being next to his teddy bear.
Fabulousparty
Cartoon "Ooh What a Fabulous Party"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 3006)
Learningtojumprope
Film A girl learns how to jump rope.
(First: Episode 3397)
0871j
Cartoon Ants carry a huge letter 'Q' uphill.
(EKA: Episode 0851)
4111w
Film Q, for quack. Quiet!
(First: Episode 3405)
Q-candles
Animation In reversed film, Q and q candles are unmelted.
(First: Episode 3079)
Cavemancars
Cartoon A caveman finds a rock on the ground, and visualizes the invention of the wheel and the car, ultimately deciding to toss the rock away: "Who needs it?"
(EKA: Episode 1049)
Celeb.LaurenceFishburne
Muppets / Celebrity Laurence Fishburne, along with Rosita and Telly Monster, demonstrates how one brushes their teeth. Since Telly and Rosita do not have teeth, they plug their mouths with ears of corn, and brush those instead.
3141y
Song "Take Care of That Smile"
(First: Episode 2745)
ArtistMike.Loosetooth
Cartoon A girl recites a poem about her first loose tooth.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3319)
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SCENE 5 The final guest at day care is Celina, who teaches everyone the great dance "The Laundry." Kingston announces the sponsors.


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