Sesame Street
Plot Slimey's Birthday (repeat of 3200)
Air date March 15, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors F, Z, 0


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN The Grouchketeers, Gabi and Savion are gathered around Oscar's trash can for Slimey's birthday party. They're anticipating the arrival of Wormo the Happy Clown.
SCENE 1 While they wait for Slimey's entertainer, one of the Kids suggests they sing and dance. Oscar leads the group of worms in the great worm dance, the Hokey Wormy.
Cartoon Kids sing "Happy Birthday"
(EKA: Episode 3127)
Song "Washin' the Dog"
(EKA: Episode 3143)
Cartoon Lillian discusses the adjustments she had to make when her parents had a new baby. She ultimately appreciates her sister.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews a bird who sings about how her parents still love her even though they don't live together anymore (though it is not directly stated whether her parents are divorced or separated).
(EKA: Episode 2837)
Animation A girl dances her way into a family portrait.
(EKA: Episode 3134)
Cartoon The alphabet (jazzy soundtrack; male chorus shouts each letter)
(EKA: Episode 0666)
Celebrity Maya Angelou leads Big Bird and some kids in a ring game, "Little Sally Walker."
(First: Episode 3171)
Animation F candles
(EKA: Episode 3081)
Film Alphaquest: F
A faucet finishes a fire, and flood of freaky fish.
(EKA: Episode 2759)
Cartoon The letter F morphs into cartoon faces.
(EKA: Episode 2916)
Muppets "The Elephant Elevator Operator"
(EKA: Episode 3067)
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(EKA: Episode 0514)
Song "Off to School" A parody of Chuck Berry's "Hail Hail Rock & Roll," accompanied by footage of a day at school.
(EKA: Episode 2944)
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(EKA: Episode 3145)

SCENE 2 Savion dresses his finger up as Wormo the Happy Clown when the real Wormo doesn't arrive on time; the worms immediately become suspicious. When the real Wormo arrives, he speeds on through in a tiny car, and the kids chase after him.
Song "Zero Song": A female voiceover sings about the food that keeps being taken away to make 0.
Arist: Jane Aaron
(EKA: Episode 3026)
Muppets Zoe and Wolfgang demonstrate the concept of zero.
(EKA: Episode 3386)
Cartoon A boy counts down to 0 as he eats his soup.
(EKA: Episode 2283)
Film Rodrigo lives in the Philippines. He and his family like spending a day at the park.
(EKA: Episode 3306)
Muppets "Big Round Nose"
(EKA: Episode 2395)
Cartoon Simple Simon meets some strange-looking animals, all of whom have their parts switched around.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0822)
Muppets Rosita talks about what she does every morning. She kisses her parents, washes her hands and face, and brushes her hair. She has breakfast, brushes her teeth, and says "adios!" before she goes out to play.
(EKA: Episode 3256)

Kids sing about the joys of celery.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3059)

Film A judo class does 20 jumping jacks.
(EKA: Episode 3403)
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.
(EKA: Episode 2837)
Song "Ja, Ja, That is the Mountain"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(EKA: Episode 2780)
Muppets Big Bird displays a letter F for FAST, then moves around fast.
(EKA: Episode 3215)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie hates the letter F, until all F things disappear, including the furniture, the floor and the firefighter.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3274)
Film Song: Somethin' Old Into Somethin' New
(EKA: Episode 3125)
Animation Marty the chair keeps bumping into things, until he finds his glasses. "See ya later!"
(EKA: Episode 2233)
SCENE 3 Wormo finally arrives, but he's not very happy. He says he's sad because today's his birthday too, and he's never had a birthday party: he's always too busy making other worms happy. Oscar figures on calling another worm that doesn't have so many emotional problems. Slimey instead says that he'll share his birthday party with Wormo.
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(EKA: Episode 0969)
Song "One of These Things" (with Wegman's dogs and a terrier)
(EKA: Episode 3105)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Waiting for Elmo"
Telly and Grover wait for Elmo, and experience different emotions while reflecting on what they think is keeping Elmo away.
(First: Episode 2998)
Cartoon "Hammer Time with Hammer".
(EKA: Episode 3179)
Film Footage of kids playing professions, alternating with footage of analogous real-life jobs.
(EKA: Episode 2840)
Animation Z / z Gregorian chant
(EKA: Episode 3332)
Muppets Over the Top, a ZZ Top-like band, sings "ZZ Blues".
(EKA: Episode 2356)
Cartoon Sand Z/z
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
(EKA: Episode 2940)
Cartoon Bud the Bird flies above and below in a bumper car.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(EKA: Episode 2901)

SCENE 4 Slimey and Wormo blow out the candle on their cupcake. Wormo wishes he could have this much fun every year on his birthday. Slimey wishes Wormo could share his birthday every year, and for everyone to dance the Hokey Wormy again. They do so, as Savion announces the sponsors.
COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: At a party, Kingston Livingston III dances in his own way.

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