Sesame Street
Plot Stinky meets Fern
Air date March 5, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Sponsors U, 16
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3472

Picture Segment Description
3472a
SCENE 1 Big Bird and Carlo bring Stinky the Stinkweed to the park to visit his old spot, when they find another plant occupying his soil. She introduces herself as Fern, who claims it's her spot now. The situation makes Stinky sad, but he lightens up when he learns how compassionate she is. He now becomes mad over losing his home and the two start arguing.
2096b
Cartoon A boy acts out his feelings as animals. ("There's a zoo in me!")
(EKA: Episode 0796)
4128zg
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Udogcartoon
Cartoon A dog learns about U.
(First: Episode 0131)
EthelMermaid
Muppets Ethel Mermaid sings "I Get a Kick Out of U."
(First: Episode 3127)
3127.SandU
Animation Sand U / u
(EKA: Episode 2406)
2485k
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover asks Chelsea, What is love?
(EKA: Episode 2404)
FarmerMcFay.40
Film Farmer McFay counts 40 fruits from the season's bumper crop.
(First: Episode 3228)
CountKidsDR
Muppets / Celebrity Count von Count and his team of coaches count how many times David Robinson can dribble the basketball.
DrawingDaiXi
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend, Dai Xi.
(First: Episode 2791)
4133zn
Cartoon Abstract count to 16.
(First: Episode 2822)
Folge2269-9
Muppets "Sixteen Samba"
(First: Episode 2822)
16tvsets
Animation Sixteen TV sets are counted.
(First: Episode 2850)
Whiskeyjack
Song Sesame Street Creature Feature: The Whiskeyjack
(First: Episode 3196)
1708s
Muppets Waiter Grover: Grover informs Mr. Johnson that the restaurant is out of a lot of items that are on the menu. The only thing still at the restaurant is milk... but there are no glasses.
(EKA: Episode 1456)
AllSomeNone
Cartoon I have all, I have none (men w/ grapes)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1141)
Film-citygarden
Film Some kids talk about a garden they have in the middle of the city.
(First: Episode 2889)
3472b
SCENE 2 Big Bird and Carlo suggest the two plants share the spot and cooperate. They find they both enjoy watching the birds and watch Big Bird recite the alphabet.
3472c
SCENE 2 cont'd The kids show up with some water, which Stinky assumes is for him. Fern asserts the kids water her every day, so the water is for her. Another argument begins.
3979s
Film A karate team punches out the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3421)
Nestro1

Song.ilalphabetto
Muppets Live at the Nestropolitan: Madame Alma Cluck sings "Il Alphabetto."
(First: Episode 3390)
Navajoblanket
Animation A Navajo blanket is formed as tribal music plays.
(First: Episode 2963)
StrawberryHorse
Film A girl narrates a film of herself taking care of her horse, Strawberry.
(EKA: Episode 2641)
KingstonHouseParty
Muppets Kingston Livingston III sings about his birthday party, but all of his friends are outside the house, while the party is inside.
(First: Episode 3442)
Painting.flipcoin
Cartoon In a painting, a man flips a coin, and it flies in and out of buildings.
(First: Episode 3291)
3472d
SCENE 3 Big Bird suggests that since both plants have shared the same space and bird watching experience, they should be able to share the water. The plants agree and enjoy a nice drink, then decide to share the sunlight.
Plantcartoon
Cartoon Two hippie kids wonder how to make their droopy plant grow.
Artist: Elwood Smith
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Waterfountain
Song Drink of Water
(EKA: Episode 2826)
ZoeWolfgang.frontback
Muppets Zoe demonstrates front and back using Wolfgang and a fish.
(First: Episode 3411)
Utrain
Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
Characters.nelson-jeanette
Muppets "I'm in Love with U"
(EKA: Episode 1854)
2682c
Cartoon Letter U salesman
(First: Episode 0202)
3472e
SCENE 4 It's time for Stinky to go back home, but both plants can bear to say goodbye. Big Bird suggests Fern come visit Stinky at the Furry Arms and Carlo tells them to wait until he returns.
Deadfish
Cartoon A girl narrates a poem about the sad time when her goldfish died.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 2228)
Mpiece.dirtyfaces
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Monsters with Dirty Faces" (new music and sound effects added)
(First: Episode 3134)
WashYourHands
Cartoon "Wash Your Hands Before You Eat"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1906)
Alottoseeunderthesea
Film "There's a lot to see under the sea," according to some young swimmers who narrate a poem about the ocean-dwellers they find.
Music: "Kyisio Calypso" by Dermot Stewart
(First: Episode 3032)
ExerciseExercise
Cartoon A caterpillar sings "Exercise, Exercise."
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2839)
3472f

3472g
SCENE 5 Carlo has returned with flower pot to plant Fern into. He brings her and Stinky over to the Furry Arms as Big Bird announces the sponsors.
RayCharles.BIY2
COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Ray Charles plays "Believe in Yourself" with the cast.


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