Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear draws Gabi
Air date May 10, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors Y, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Zoe looks for someone to play with and finds Baby Bear, who is drawing a picture of Gabi (as a surprise gift for her mom). Zoe wants to be involved, so they assign her to the position of lookout, to make sure the surprise won't be ruined. Zoe starts crowding Baby Bear's space, thinking her role is to look at the picture. Gabi begins thinking of a way to teach Zoe the proper way to be a lookout.
Celebrity Samuel Ramey sings a low-octave version of the alphabet song.
(EKA: Episode 3369)
Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(EKA: Episode 2589)
SCENE 2 To illustrate the job of lookout, Gabi has Baby Bear pretend to be Zoe (and vice verse) so she can learn what to do. Bob is roped into playing Gabi in this scenario. When Zoe gets the message, she starts "woo-woo"-ing over and over (the signal for when Maria is coming), claiming to find it much more fun than just standing around and watching. Gabi has another idea and leaves, so Zoe passes the time by wooing some more.
Cartoon "Angry Annie": A small girl vents her rage at the world, frustrated by the problems of everyday life, until her younger brother offers her part of his orange. (new music added)
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2352)
Cartoon Y for yawn
(EKA: Episode 0301)
SCENE 3 Gabi returns with a book for Zoe to read as she looks, but Zoe prefers to have some read to her. She and Baby Bear, who starts to lose his mind with all the interruptions, relax and listen as Gabi reads Dancing. The book inspires them to do a little dancing of their own.
Cartoon In Chardin's classic painting, a boy blows a bubble. It pops, and some kids yell "Surprise!"
(EKA: Episode 3311)
Animation A boy's imagination runs away with him as he reads.
(EKA: Episode 3447)
SCENE 4 Zoe reads the book on her own, when Maria passes by. Zoe realizes she's messed up her duty and stats "woo-wooing."
SCENE 4 cont'd Maria comes by the others, just as Baby Bear wraps up the drawing. Maria is impressed and takes Gabi to have it framed. With nothing else to do, Zoe and Baby Bear "woo" together as Bob announces the sponsors.
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