Sesame Street
Plot Elmo pretends to be Lincoln
repeat of 3258
Air date April 10, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors C, G, 6
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Rosita teaches Big Bird, Telly and some kids that "Me gusta" means "I like it" in Spanish. Big Bird tries saying it to Maria and Luis, who sing a song about how to use the phrase, backed up by a mariachi trio.
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend Amelia.
(EKA: Episode 2784)
SCENE 2 With the help of Osvaldo and two other grouches, Oscar gives Maria and Luis a musical rebuttal to their song, changing it to "No Me Gusta" -- but ironically, the grouches can't stop dancing!
SCENE 3 Finders Keepers is having a "Lincoln's Birthday" sale. Elmo comes by, feeling sad because he lost his imagination hat. Ruthie gives him some different hats to try on, and he has fun with an admiral's hat, then a space helmet. Maria comes back with Elmo's imagination hat, but Elmo is busy going on an imaginary trip to the planet Mayonnaise.
SCENE 4 Elmo has found a coat that matches Abraham Lincoln's, and Ruthie gives him a stovepipe hat and beard to match.
SCENE 5 As Elmo and Rosita debate on which of them should announce the sponsors, Ruthie does it for them.

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