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Episode 3542

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Sesame Street
Plot Prince Charming visits (repeat of 3342)
Air date December 10, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors I, K, 19

PrinceCharming2

This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.
Picture Segment Description
3342a
COLD OPEN
Ruthie tells Elmo that the Prince Charming is inside Finders Keepers and brings him inside to meet him.
3342b
SCENE 1
Ruthie tries introducing Elmo to Prince Charming, but the prince is too busy dealing with phone calls and faxes. He gets too overwhelmed and quits being a prince.
3342c
SCENE 2
Ruthie and Elmo pitch potential new roles that the (former) Prince Charming could do, but none seem very low-stakes. He finally settles for a shoe salesman, and changes his name to "Seymour the Shoe-Salesman."
2876-Kangaroo
Cartoon
K for kangaroo
(EKA: Episode 2876)
BTFF.River2
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk dance to Aaron Copland's "Hoedown" with some kids.
Part 2
3542a

3542b
SCENE 3
"Seymour" finishes setting up his shoe shop and expects his new occupation to be easy. The Count comes by and continually asks for pairs of shoes, running the Prince ragged and counting each pair until there are 19 pairs of shoes. The Prince becomes fed up with selling shoes and decides to be someone else.
3980za
Cartoon
19 popcorn kernels
(EKA: Episode 2855)
Abstract19
Animation
Abstract count to 19
(EKA: Episode 2855)
3542-NumberCreatures19
Animation
Number creatures #19
(EKA: Episode 2874)
Howwetakeabath
Song
Hoots the Owl sings "This is How We Take a Bath."
(EKA: Episode 3216)
Zoesbananadance
Muppets
Big Bird talks about asking questions and, using Zoe as an example, asks about her banana dance.
(EKA: Episode 3424)
Flowerpattern
Cartoon
A pattern of daisies and tulips - can you tell what comes next? (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 2256)
4pineapples
Animation
"Pineapple Addition"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3159)
3542c
SCENE 4
Donning a purple cape, the Prince decides to be a Count, but grows weary of it after reluctantly counting to 10 with a couple of kids. The Count briefly shows up, overhearing that the Prince is a Count too, prompting the Prince to storm off.
Diez.Maria
Animation
Counting 1-10 and 10-0 in Spanish (Maria voice-over)
(EKA: Episode 3008)
Over
Muppets
Grover sings "Over, Under, Around and Through."
(EKA: Episode 0258)
GymnastsUnderOverThroughAround
Film
People go under, over, through and around a hoop. (Luis voice-over)
(First: Episode 3140)
Lowercasei.yellow
Cartoon
The dot gets on top of the lowercase letter i.
(EKA: Episode 0815)
I-song
Animation
Ornate I's swing through the air to a song.
(EKA: Episode 2921)
Toon.Inkbird
Cartoon
I for Ink (angry bird)
(EKA: Episode 0514)
4136.paper
Animation
A showcase of how many fun things can be done with paper.
(EKA: Episode 3482)
4137zf
Film
Wanda Falbo (Word Fairy) and Barkley present a word which represents large, shaggy animals who like to chase sticks (or wands).
(EKA: Episode 2621)
Word.D-O-G
Animation
The word DOG is spelled out over a wiener dog.
(EKA: Episode 3425)
4137m
Song
"Washin' the Dog"
(EKA: Episode 3143)
3542d

3542e
SCENE 5
Prince Charming figures out what (not who) he wants to be: an animal. He makes several animal sounds, which attracts a dalmatian, a chicken and a pig, much to his dismay. After Ruthie announces the sponsors, Prince Charming decides he wants to be a prince again. Just then, an off-screen princess calls out for help, so Prince Charming exits, leading the animals away. Ruthie and Elmo sign-off and excitedly wave good-bye.
3542-ComingSoon
COMING SOON
Coming soon on Sesame Street: Tarah talks to Big Bird and Celina about getting her own racing chair, like the one her friend Ryan is riding on.

Known missing segments

Picture Segment Description
Groverandi
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: The King and I
(EKA: Episode 2695)
BTFF.River1
Muppets
Baby Tooth and the Funky Funk dance to Aaron Copland's "Hoedown" with some ribbon twirlers.
Part 1
2head.Shoes
Muppets
Two-Headed Monster tries on shoes.
(EKA: Episode 2365)
3457bigbirdk
Muppets
Big Bird and the Birdketeers present the letter K.
(First: Episode 3391)


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