Sesame Street
Plot Tarah and her wheelchair
repeat of 3319
Air date December 11, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors G, O, 17
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3319e

Picture Segment Description
3542-ComingSoon
COLD OPEN Big Bird and Celina are heading to dance class and they run into Tarah, who's waiting for her racing chair. Her friend Ryan zooms by on his own and she hopes to race him when her chair arrives. She decides to continue waiting in the studio with Big Bird and Celina.
3319a
SCENE 1 Tarah gets upset with the step to the studio, since her chair can't go upstairs. Celina offers to carry her, but Tarah wants to get up on her own and wishes there were a ramp. Celina is inspired to call a ramp builder.
3980c
Cartoon "Island of Emotion" (new sound effects added)
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2822)
Film.Chapatibread
Film An Indian boy narrates how Chapati bread is made.
(First: Episode 3204)
MOMPainting
Animation A portrait of MOM hangs in a gallery.
(First: Episode 3318)
Colambohubbard
Muppets Colambo: Mother Hubbard's Heist
Colambo visits the home of Old Mother Hubbard to investigate a missing bone for her dog, Bootsie.
(First: Episode 3228)
3983q
Cartoon A lady receives a letter O in the mail, which promptly rolls around her living room.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3348)
3189a
Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
Quilt.O
Cartoon Dancing Petroglyphs: Rock characters dance around the letter "O.
(First: Episode 3375)
ADPride1

ADPride2
Cast / Celebrity Arrested Development performs "Pride" as everyone on Sesame Street joins them.
(First: Episode 3319)
4090zi
Film In Trinidad, Asha and her friends practice and dance on stilts in preparation for a carnival.
(First: Episode 3427)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon Two kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
Bayoualphabet
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
(EKA: Episode 2559)
Indiamap
Cartoon A map of India morphs into the shape of animals that are found there.
(EKA: Episode 2758)
Bunnysign
Film How to say "bunny rabbit" in sign language
(First: Episode 3300)
BennyBonnie
Muppets Benny Rabbit looks for the Shopping Network, but finds himself on the Home Hopping Network, hosted by Bonnie Rabbit.
(First: Episode 3238)
FaceFacts
Song Lillian sings "Face Facts."
(First: Episode 2760)
Earrings
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
(EKA: Episode 0821)
3319b

3319c
SCENE 2 The "Ramp Guy" (played by a live-action Brian Muehl) arrives and measures the step, then goes to his truck to get the materials. Tarah explains to Big Bird the times when she doesn't use her chair and when she's done, the ramp is finished!
Greenhouseeffect
Film In time-lapse footage, a construction crew builds a house and paints it green, and a family moves into it.
(EKA: Episode 1230)
17hats
Animation Seventeen derby hats drop onto a balloon head.
(First: Episode 2820)
Growing17
Animation Growing Numbers #17
(First: Episode 2975)
3816zd
Cartoon Number creatures #17
(EKA: Episode 2745)
Song.DescribeYourPet
Muppets In song, a boy wanders into the Animal Lost and Found, looking for his pet named Homer. The shopkeeper says, "Describe Your Pet to Me."
(First: Episode 2967)
Groupexercise
Cartoon An ostrich, a girl, and a pig do some exercises, and move the couch away.
(First: Episode 2988)
3319d
SCENE 3 In the studio, Big Bird is amazed that Tarah can do aerobics from her chair. Celina leads the class in a "Workout in a Chair."
4154-WheelchairDad
Film A girl helps her father train for a wheelchair race.
(First: Episode 3275)
4111zc
Animation A piece of paper floats down onto a table, then folds itself into a paper crane, which flies away.
(First: Episode 2892)
Rhymiescamping
Muppets The Rhymies go camping, but a bear disrupts their campsite.
(EKA: Episode 1389)
3977zd
Film Paper crumples to reveal G, g, and Gg.
(First: Episode 3128)
3977s
Film Kids on a jungle safari spot an ornate G swing through the trees.
(First: Episode 3498)
Goose
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1141)
Lookatapaperclip
Muppets Bert sings "The Paperclip".
(First: Episode 2578)
Paperclips.staple
Animation A big paper clip and a small paper clip can hold papers together, and so can a small staple, with the help of its "mommy."
(First: Episode 2930)
LowTower01

LowTower02
SCENE 4 Celina reads the story of "The Princess in the Low Tower." In the story, a prince wishes to take the wheelchair-bound princess out for a pizza, but she can't leave her tower because of her chair. The prince offers some suggestions, none of which suit the progressive princess. A humble carpenter happens by and offers to build a ramp for her. With the ramp in place, the three of them go get a pizza.
100021
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town"
(EKA: Episode 0811)
ToMarket
Film A visual representation of the nursery rhyme "To Market" with Wegman's dogs.
Moreorless
Muppets "I Love You (More or Less)"
(First: Episode 2990)
3977t
Animation Pencil box G / g
(First: Episode 3042)
Computer-G
Animation Computer G / g
(First: Episode 3112)
BlueGorilla
Cartoon G for Gorilla
(EKA: Episode 2491)
3319e

3319f
SCENE 5 Class has finishes and Tarah's racing chair has arrived! Her parents help her in it. Tarah assures Big Bird that the chair is safe for her, despite her condition. She races Ryan as a voice-over announces the sponsors.


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