Sesame Street
Plot Zoe is upset with Frazzle
Air date December 25, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors U, 13
This episode guide has been compiled from incomplete video material.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gina welcomes the viewer to daycare, where the kids (including Zoe, Lexine and Frazzle) are napping. She wakes them up with a rendition of "Wake Up." When they're all awake, Gina announces it's time to draw.
Cartoon In Chardin's classic painting, a boy blows a bubble. It pops, and some kids yell "Surprise!"
(EKA: Episode 3311)
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Katie.
(First: Episode 2760)

SCENE 2 Gina demonstrates how to draw a letter U and asks the kids to do the same. Frazzle seems to get frustrated with the task and tosses his crayon away, landing in the fish tank. Zoe assumes he'll get in trouble and he hides under his blanket. Gina explains he's never used a crayon before and was confused by it. Zoe worries about what could've happened to the fish.
Animation Sand U / u
(EKA: Episode 2406)

SCENE 3 Gina coaxes Frazzle out from his blanket and helps him draw a letter U. Everyone starts drawing their own, but Frazzle has trouble doing it. He knocks over his easel in frustration, which knocks over Zoe's as well. Zoe gets upset again as Frazzle hides under his blanket. They rationalize that he hasn't used an easel before and just didn't know his own strength.
Song "It's a Long Hard Road, But I'm Gonna Get There."
(EKA: Episode 3398)
SCENE 4 Everyone tries to calm down Frazzle, but Zoe thinks he should just stay under the blanket because of all the trouble he's caused. Eventually, he comes back out and Gina helps him make more Us. Zoe tries to get Gina's attention, but when she can't, she knocks over her own easel and storms off.
Cartoon Actor demonstrates anger towards casting director - literally!
(EKA: Episode 2061)

SCENE 5 Zoe angrily sits under her blanket and refuses to come out, thinking Gina and the others like Frazzle more than her. They assure her they're all still her friends and offer to have her draw a U for them. Gina hears the closing theme and has the kids draw today's sponsors. Zoe and Frazzle make up.
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Baby Bear decides to spend the rest of his life drawing.

Known missing segments

Picture Segment Description
Muppets The Beetles are "Thinking of U."
(EKA: Episode 1486)
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie wants to go outside and play catch, but Bert gets him interested in watching his goldfish.
(EKA: Episode 1456)
Muppets Director Kermit is making a western film with Forgetful Jones as the star. Forgetful Jones is supposed to enter through the saloon doors and shout, "Everybody, freeze!" Of course, he forgets this, and instead enters under, around, and over the door. He gets the line right for the first three takes, but when he finally goes through the door: "Everybody ... frolic!"
(EKA: Episode 1922)

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