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Plot Telly, Zoe and Baby Bear re-enact the Three Little Pigs
Air date April 1, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors U, 19

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Baby Bear, Telly, Zoe and Lexine finish a game of football and wonder what to play next. Zoe recommends re-enacting "The Three Little Pigs," which Baby Bear is hesitant to do. Despite this, they vote for him first to pick a role to play. At a loss, Baby Bear claims he'll play "circus," claiming there's one coming to the street and dashes off.
Film.CircusTraining
Film
A gymnastics team practices tricks for the circus.
(EKA: Episode 2943)
Speechballoon.Up
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: Two men demonstrate "up" on a teeter totter; one man ends up crashing through the ceiling.
(EKA: Episode 1899)
ThinkingOfU
Muppets
The Beetles are "Thinking of U."
(EKA: Episode 3098)
Utrain
Cartoon
A U train spells the words Unite, U-turn, Underground, Up, and Universe.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
RayCharles.BIY1

RayCharles.BIY2
Muppets / Celebrity
Elmo encounters Ray Charles playing the piano, and learns that he uses his fingers to read the lyrics. Ray sings and plays "Believe in Yourself", and everyone on Sesame Street joins them.
3187q
Film
A blind child learns in class by using Braille.
(First: Episode 3142)
MSporn.ABCsoup
Cartoon
Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2979)
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SCENE 2
Baby Bear returns dressed as a clown, who introduces the tightrope walker and (stuffed) lion tamer (all played by himself). His friends tell him either he picks his character or they'll do it first. Baby Bear fakes his concentration, allowing the others to assume the roles of the pigs, leaving Baby Bear as the Big Bad Wolf. Baby Bear rushes off to do "something important" first.
3957e
Animation
Cecille sings "The Game of Make Believe."
(EKA: Episode 2864)
CaptElmoCousteau
Muppets
Captain Elmo Cousteau searches for the treasure of the missing soap, with the help of a policeman fishy.
(First: Episode 2637)
Monsterteeth
Cartoon
A monster named Doc has trouble getting to sleep at night, until the teeth in his dream remind him to brush his own.
(EKA: Episode 3145)
3141y
Song
"Take Care of That Smile"
(EKA: Episode 2749)
MaskedMarch19
Cartoon
Masked March #19
GrowingNumbers.19
Film
Growing Numbers #19
(EKA: Episode 2970)
3983d
Cartoon
Rap #19
(EKA: Episode 2560)
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SCENE 3
Baby Bear paces around in shame when Papa Bear arrives. Baby Bear tells him of his friends' plan and admits he doesn't know the story of "The Three Little Pigs." Papa Bear tells him to never be ashamed of not knowing something and even lets the world know (by shouting) that he doesn't know everything either. This includes "The Three Little Pigs" story, so Papa Bear takes Baby Bear to the library to check it out.
3990p
Song
"In the Library"
(EKA: Episode 3486)
LEPH!
Cartoon
The letters H, E, L and P try to arrange themselves to form the word "Help" while stuck on an island.
(EKA: Episode 2787)
Wegman.JackJill
Film
Wegman's dogs: Jack and Jill
JuicePops
Cartoon
A mother and her son make juice popsicles.
(EKA: Episode 1236)
BB-NapLetter
Insert
Big Bird reads a fan letter, asking him how he has so much pep and energy. He explains it's because of sleep.
(EKA: Episode 3443)
ExerciseExercise
Cartoon
A caterpillar sings "Exercise, Exercise."
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2914)
3491d
SCENE 4
Papa Bear and Baby Bear return from the library with a copy of "The Three Little Pigs." As they read, Baby Bear makes sure to remember what the Big Bad Wolf does, then heads back to the playground.
AnansiBaboons
Cartoon
Anansi the Spider tells a story of how he helped the monkey and the baboon reach a compromise.
(EKA: Episode 3438)
FamilySong
Song
"Family Song" - a rewritten version of "Brothers Song"
(EKA: Episode 3444)
Cartoonup
Cartoon
Ralph jumps on top of the word 'UP'
(EKA: Episode 0598)
EB.HappyBirthdayToU
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie sings "Happy Birthday" to a letter U, which blows out the candle on the cake.
(EKA: Episode 2234)
1396j
Cartoon
A man (voiced by Jack Dodson) describes places that begin with U and what you can do with the letter U.
(EKA: Episode 0494)
Film.Kids.dancing
Film
Children dance to different rhythms from around the world.
(EKA: Episode 2499)
40pigs
Cartoon
Counting 40 pigs
Artist: Keith Haring
(EKA: Episode 3084)
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SCENE 5
Baby Bear returns to his friends and they perform the story of "The Three Little Pigs."
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SCENE 5 cont'd
When the story's over, Zoe suggests they now play "Hansel and Gretel." Baby Bear admits he doesn't know that story either, so he makes a quick trip to the library to bone up on it. Papa Bear then announces the sponsors.
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COMING SOON
Coming soon on Sesame Street: Gina and the kids at day care pretend to be monsters, then stop!


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