Sesame Street
Plot Telly and the COWS
Air date December 27, 1996
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Josh Selig
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors C, 18
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Picture Segment Description
3555a
SCENE 1 Telly comes across a sign reading "COWS." He's amazed to see a herd of cows run by every time he says the word aloud.
Wheredoesthecowlive
Cartoon Where does the cow live? (Maria voiceover)
(First: Episode 3396)
Littleairplane
Song "I'm a Little Airplane"
(First: Episode 3266)
Word.AIRPORT
Animation The word AIRPORT (with photographs of such)
(First: Episode 3373)
Doo Wop Hop
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "Do-Op Hop."
(EKA: Episode 2484)
AstronautGirl
Film Amelia pretends she's an astronaut.
(First: Episode 2918)
1095l Cartoon C is for Candle (the candle blows back)
(EKA: Episode 0890)
JungleC
Film Kid jungle explorers find a wild letter C.
(First: Episode 3519)
C-buildings
Animation Letters on the Street: the letter C is found on a city street.
(First: Episode 3366)
InsideSS-1

InsideSS-2

InsideSS-3
Muppets / Celebrity Inside Sesame Street
Monty introduces the story of Little Jack Horner, who has recently given up eating with his thumb. At Hooper's, Katie Couric interviews Horner, who has tried using parts of his face to eat his pie, with less-than-satisfactory results: he stuck in his hair and pulled out a pear, then stuck in his snout and pulled out a trout, etc. He vows to make a comeback, however, then sticks his thumb in the pie and accidentally flings a plum into Katie's eye.
(First: Episode 3329)
3956t
Film Wegman's Dogs: Little Jack Horner
(First: Episode 3460)
2963-C5
Animation Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2749)
Mountainhike
Film A boy hikes up a mountain with his family.
(EKA: Episode 2772)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(EKA: Episode 0154)
CM.Cousinmonster
Muppets Cookie Monster tells his little cousin monster to get him something special that starts with the letter C. He hopes she'll bring him a cookie, but she brings a carrot, a cucumber, a cauliflower, and an ear of corn. Finally, she realizes that cousin also starts with C, and assumes he was referring to her.
(First: Episode 1319)
1095o Cartoon C is for Cowboy
(EKA: Episode 1095)
Zydecoband
Film A zydeco band plays "Bayou Pon Pon" while people dance and the townspeople of New Orleans wave at the camera.
(EKA: Episode 2589)
3986q
Cartoon A cartoon shows a few Spanish words - which are also English words.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3011)
3555b
SCENE 2 Telly shows the sign to Zoe and Lexine and demonstrates what happens when he reads it. The girls try it out, but nothing happens. "I guess I just have the touch," Telly quips. He decides to build a block tower with his friends and when he mentions "COWS," the bovines return and demolish the tower.
SongEndingOw
Cartoon A song about words that end with "OW."
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
(First: Episode 3510)
3161w
Film A boy narrates a film of cows being fed hay during winter.
Music: Robert Dennis
(EKA: Episode 0796)
3958m1
Animation Portraits of kids display the alphabet.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3203)
GroverKarrintonBody
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover talks to Carrington about their nose and how they both have it in the same place.
(First: Episode 3281)
Drumclass
Film A boy in Jamaica goes to school and attends drum class.
(First: Episode 3145)
2963-B2
Cartoon A spoof of Alice Cooper's "Eighteen" - the number of sandwiches the singer has to choose from.
Artist: Merrill Aldighieri
(First: Episode 2859)
3555c
SCENE 3 Telly promises not to say the word again as they make a new tower, counting the 18 blocks they use. A little girl shows up and inquires about the word. Telly reads it to her and the cows return, knocking down the tower.
IMG 3300
Animation Masked march #18
(First: Episode 3427)
Makingamap
Film Kids draw a map of their neighborhood, and then learn how maps are really made.
(First: Episode 2760)
3140y

3140z
Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
In Arizona, Big Bird sees how kids help charros put on a rodeo, and rides a horse.
(First: Episode 3049)
3154s1
Cartoon Slot-machine legs: Cowboy & horse
(EKA: Episode 2073)
Jodigoestothedoctor
Film Jodi goes to the doctor for a check-up.
(First: Episode 3526)
3555d
SCENE 4 Telly has made a STOP sign, so when the cows appear, he can make them stop. He tells the cows to try something other than running back and forth and they agree to break their routine and play with their blocks.
4072p
Film Kids make the city traffic "stop" and "go."
(First: Episode 3310)
Letsgodriving
Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving."
(EKA: Episode 2363)
Wearaseatbelt
Cartoon A father explains to his son why it is important to wear a seat belt when riding in a car.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 1446)
Song.dressedup-kids
Song "Dressed Up" (remake)
(First: Episode 3399)
Toon-alienringtoss
Cartoon Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them about being judgmental.
(First: Episode 2761)
3760-Dog
Film "DOG" - different kinds of dogs are shown, including a hot dog (which a dog eats).
(First: Episode 3326)
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SCENE 5 They all finish making their tower and the cows gently head off on their merry way. The girl returns with a sign she's found, reading "DOGS." As soon as Telly reads it, a pack of dogs appears and ruins their tower. One of the cows announces the sponsors.
3555-CS
COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Baby Bear is getting a package.


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