Sesame Street
Plot Elmo and Zoe learn the waltz
repeat of 3350
Air date January 24, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors B, G, 5
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3575

Picture Segment Description
3350a
SCENE 1 Elmo and Zoe watch as Luis and Maria waltz together as they head off to a wedding. The monsters want to dance too, but Elmo thinks they can do it just based on what they just watched. Elmo is proven wrong and Celina invites them up to her studio to learn.
3957zh
Cartoon A lizard, a girl and a dog dance.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2795)
Shpritz!
Song "It's the Shpritzer Honker Splasher Sprinkler Tweeter Squirt," the wettest musical instrument.
(First: Episode 3408)
Character.brad
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Bert is preparing to give his nephew Brad a bath, but Ernie chastises him for not providing any bath toys. He brings so many toys that Bert feels there is no longer room for Brad. So as not to waste the water, Ernie hops into the tub.
(EKA: Episode 1134)
2257p
Cartoon Dry and Wet (near swimming pool)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0309)
Treehugger
Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
(First: Episode 2891)
3958m1
Animation Portraits of kids display the alphabet.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3203)
3350b
SCENE 2 Celina teaches the young monsters that the waltz follows a counting rhythm of "one-two-three." She plays a waltz tape and demonstrates. The monsters get caught up in the counting that they keep counting instead of dancing.
3WaltzingChickens
Cartoon "Three Waltzing Chickens"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1292)
Babychick
Film What sound does a baby chick make?
(First: Episode 3419)
Ssnews.macdonaldhealth
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Old MacDonald opens a health resort for his animals.
(EKA: Episode 2764)
3962g
Animation Pencil Box B / b
(First: Episode 3040)
3956zb
Film Alphaboy: B - a bumpy bicycle ride.
(First: Episode 3401)
3154g
Cartoon Letter B becomes a banana and broccoli
(EKA: Episode 2761)
3350c
SCENE 3 Celina adds that cooperation is needed to perform the waltz. The monsters think they have the dance down pat, but Elmo wishes they had outfits just like Maria and Luis had on.
3961h
Animation Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(First: Episode 3460)
ListentowhatIsay
Muppets / Celebrity At Birdland, Hoots the Owl and Branford Marsalis (Forrest Wimbledon) perform "Listen and Bounce it Back."
(First: Episode 2834)
BangingSoundWaves
Film Kids play rhythms on pots, pans, a barrel and a washboard.
(First: Episode 3443)
Snow-yes
Cartoon Is snow cold? Yes!
(EKA: Episode 0961)
Sledding
Film Kids talk about how they like sledding down snowy hills.
(First: Episode 3276)
HaceFrio
Muppets Telly wanders into a Hispanic community during a snowfall, freezing his fur off. He hears the patrons on the street exclaim "Hace Frio!"
(First: Episode 3133)
Word.ICE
Animation The word ICE is formed with ice cubes, which melt.
(EKA: Episode 1283)
3350d
SCENE 4 Zoe and Elmo go to Finders Keepers and ask for outfits just like Maria and Luis'. Ruthie gets some Fix-It-Shop-appropriate work outfits, when the monsters describe the nice outfits they were previously wearing. Ruthie just happens to have them in their size.
Song.dressedup-kids
Song "Dressed Up" (remake)
(First: Episode 3399)
LetterG.greenpurple
Cartoon Letter G drawing with kid voice-over
(EKA: Episode 0514)
3977u
Film G for go, girls, guitar, goldfish etc.
(First: Episode 3269)
Gchant
Animation G / g Gregorian chant
(First: Episode 3328)
Song.fuzzyblueorange
Muppets Grover, Herry, Cookie Monster and Frazzle sing "Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)."
(EKA: Episode 1839)
DrawKatie
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Katie.
(First: Episode 2760)
3978e
Animation "Five Waltzing Chairs"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2983)
3958x
Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
1839zd
Cartoon A woman orders five tall things.
(EKA: Episode 1710)
FeathersFur
Insert Big Bird and Snuffy notice how different they are and sing "Feathers and Fur."
(First: Episode 2999)
Yellowflower
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(EKA: Episode 2290)
Film-citygarden
Film Some kids talk about a garden they have in the middle of the city.
(First: Episode 2889)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
3831oinkerBsong
Muppets The Oinker Sisters sing "Where Can You Be B?"
(First: Episode 3381)
Dogboat
Film William Wegman's dogs form the letter B, and Fay Ray balances a boat on her head.
(First: Episode 3536)
Lookatthatriverflow!
Cartoon Water travels from a cloud to a river, into a reservoir, and through pipes, and finally ends up in a bathroom sink.
(EKA: Episode 2853)
BenchFilm-ThreePlusTwo
Film The Count (in voiceover) counts three children on a bench, then adds two more.
(First: Episode 2950)
4127zn
Animation Jerry Nelson sings "Two Pretty Flowers."
(First: Episode 3151)
4127zc
Animation "Family Dance"
(First: Episode 3487)
3350e

3350f
SCENE 5 Maria, Luis and several others gather at the dance studio, where the monsters show off their waltz. Maria comments Zoe's dress is prettier than hers. Everyone dances to a waltz arrangement of the theme as Benny Rabbit announces the sponsors.
3575-CS
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Tarah and friend do a wheelchair ballet.


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