Sesame Street
Plot Zoe's pretend wedding
Air date May 6, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors K, 2
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Telly and Baby Bear inform the viewer of today's sponsors and that they'll be playing together all day. But first, they want to find out more about Ruthie's self-playing piano.

SCENE 1 Ruthie tells the two about how the player piano works, while Zoe tries to interject with a question. She catches Telly off-guard by asking him to marry her.
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
(EKA: Episode 2140)
SCENE 2 Zoe explains that the marriage is only imaginary and Ruthie details the pretend weddings she would do as a child. With Telly as the groom and Zoe as the bride, Baby Bear realizes there's no role for him and storms out.
SCENE 3 Baby Bear reminds Telly that they were supposed to play together all day. Telly realizes his error and lets Zoe know the wedding is off. Now, Zoe's the one who's angry.
Cartoon "Island of Emotion"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2822)
SCENE 4 Telly and Baby Bear confront Zoe, who is still angry. Telly concludes that if he marries Zoe, Baby Bear will be mad, and if he plays with Baby Bear, Zoe will be mad. Telly now becomes the angry one and walks off in a huff.
SCENE 5 The youngsters tell Ruthie all about their problems, when she comes up with the perfect compromise - Telly and Zoe can pretend to get married, with Baby Bear as the officiator.
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(EKA: Episode 0844)

SCENE 6 Ruthie programs a wedding tune into the player piano as the ceremony begins. After Baby Bear officially marries them, they decide to go play baseball. Ruthie, a sobbing, emotional mess, announces the sponsors.
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Big Bird and Granny Bird sing together.

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