Sesame Street
Plot Dances from All Over Day
Air date January 27, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Emily Perl Kingsley
Sponsors F, 4
Releases Paley Center Archive

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Celina welcomes everyone to "Dances from All Over Day," featuring a number of dances from various cultures of the world. Big Bird is going to do a 4-Bird-Dance with Lexine, Gabi and Spencer, who is currently absent. Celina introduces the first performance, the tinikling, a type of dance popular in her home country of the Philippines.
Rodrigo
Film Rodrigo lives in the Philippines. He and his family like spending a day at the park.
(First: Episode 3219)
DancingWithElmo
Cartoon A dog dances with Elmo.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3505)
Copydrums
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie plays a game with Bert where Ernie plays riffs on his drum set and Bert has to repeat them back. Bert is surprisingly good at the game.
(EKA: Episode 2256)
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Cartoon F for Football
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0135)
Alphaboy.F
Film Alphaboy fans his father's feet with feathers.
(First: Episode 3442)
FFF-Face
Cartoon F - Face (new sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1200)
CombYourFace
Muppets Furline Huskie sings "Comb Your Face."
(First: Episode 1851)
RalphMarvin
Cartoon Ralph asks Marvin what would happen if he didn't have a mouth, a nose and ears.
(EKA: Episode 0831)
Song.GettingDressed
Song "I Put My Leg in My Pants"
(First: Episode 3402)
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SCENE 2 The next dance is a tap dance, done by special guest Karen Callaway and two kids to a jazzy version of the Sesame Street Theme. Big Bird starts to get antsy about Spencer not being present, but Celina advises him to relax.
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Cartoon Gerald's dog Sparky likes to pretend he's an alligator. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 1563)
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Film Kids rehearse a large group African dance in the park, get their faces painted, and perform.
(First: Episode 3079)
Madscientist.FRED
Cartoon A mad scientist teaches his monster how to say the words "Fred," "foot", and "Friday."
(First: Episode 1162)
4119za
Cartoon Letter F words are found on the street.
(First: Episode 3353)
1800-17
Cartoon Cloud blows things FFFFFFFF (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 1008)
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SCENE 3 Up next is a wheelchair ballet done by choreographer Tarah and Kitty. Big Bird wonders how Tarah can dance from her wheelchair, and she reminds him how there are many kinds of dancing.
2096m Song "Me and My Chair"
(First: Episode 1706)
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Cartoon An old man recites a poem about the time he had the flu. (new music added)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1448)
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Muppets The Oinker Sisters sing "A New Way to Walk."
(EKA: Episode 2398)
Letters.WALK
Film The letters in the word WALK across the street and through the park.
(First: Episode 3526)
RosieElmo
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo and Rosie O'Donnell rap the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3170)
MSporn.ABCsoup
Cartoon Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(EKA: Episode 2003)
FayRay.Pattycake
Film A visual representation of the nursery rhyme "Pat-a-Cake" with Wegman's dogs.
(First: Episode 3467)
Song.moonshine
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "Moonshine."
(First: Episode 2775)
Cubanpicnic

Cubanpicnic2
Film A girl name Maria and her family are having a Cuban Bar-B-Q. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture. (Note: Stewart has a ball with a picture of Oscar the Grouch on it.)
(First: Episode 2760)
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SCENE 4 The next dance is the conga, led by Maria. Afterwards, Celina receives a phone call from Spencer's mom that he is sick and unable to come. Big Bird panics what to do, but Ruthie comes up with a solution.
Toon-10MasksSpanish
Animation Ten masked dancers are counted in Spanish.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3079)
GroverMorgan.count
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentMorgan and Grover count in English and Spanish.
(First: Episode 3138)
DancingPeppers
Animation Dancing pepper pattern - which one comes next?
(First: Episode 3079)
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Muppets Four lambs sing about how they always add up to four.
(First: Episode 2980)
4Babies
Cartoon Four babies crying, drinking, playing, sleeping
(First: Episode 3418)
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Video Four break-dancers dance.
(EKA: Episode 2607)
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SCENE 5 It's finally time for Big Bird's dance with Ruthie as Spencer's replacement. Despite Ruthie's warning that she doesn't know the dance, the four birds perform their number to everyone, who enjoy it. As Celina announces the sponsors, everybody dances to a rock version of the Sesame Street theme.
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COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Elmo sings about what an aquarium shark feels.


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