Sesame Street
Plot Telly becomes a Bear Scout
repeat of 3269
Air date February 27, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Sponsors G, N, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Baby Bear and his fellow Bear Scouts introduces the sponsors for today. Telly rushes in to add that we'll also be seeing him join the Bear Scouts. He gets rattled when their leader, the boisterous Papa Bear, comes to start their meeting.
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SCENE 1 First on the Bear Scout agenda is to say the pledge. Telly doesn't know it, and doesn't have a hat to hold over his heart. Everyone recites it first and Papa Bear lets Telly borrow his hat.
GrubbyGru
Cartoon A girl explains why she likes the poet Grubby Groo.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3225)
WhatIsFriendOriginalVersion
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "What is Friend?"
(First: Episode 2840)
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Cartoon Autumn leaves form a capital "N" and lowercase "n."
(First: Episode 3114)
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Film The floating kids form a letter N.
(First: Episode 3109)
Nisfornifty
Cartoon An N-terview with an N
(First: Episode 0131)
Elmowhoopi
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo thinks that Whoopi's skin is a very pretty brown. Whoopi likes Elmo's soft red fur. Elmo admires Whoopi's bouncy hair, too. Elmo suggests that they trade, but Whoopi says that they can't -- it doesn't come off. But even if she could trade, she wouldn't want to. She likes her skin and her hair, and she wants to keep it. Elmo says that he wants to keep his fur, too.
(First: Episode 2746)
PurpleBucket
Cartoon "I Have a Purple Bucket"
(First: Episode 3467)
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SCENE 2 Next, Telly watches as the scouts demonstrate how to put their dollies back together before they can finish counting to 40. Telly wonders why they would ever need to repair their dolls, when Papa Bear demonstrates - it always comes apart when they give it the Bear Scout Dolly Hug.
40pigs
Cartoon Counting 40 pigs
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3084)
2356-6
Song Joe Raposo sings "Bein' a Pig."
(First: Episode 2356)
LuxoJr.frontback
Animation Luxo Jr. displays its front and back, eventually getting exhausted.
(First: Episode 3279)
ZoeWolfgang.frontback
Muppets Zoe demonstrates front and back using Wolfgang and a fish.
(First: Episode 3411)
Film-citygarden
Film Some kids talk about a garden they have in the middle of the city.
(First: Episode 2889)
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SCENE 3 The scouts gather in the "G Garden," named such because it grows letter Gs, one of which Telly is able to coax into growing.
Fish-G
Cartoon Fish form G and g.
(First: Episode 3112)
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Song "Big G and Little G"
(First: Episode 3397)
1448-Sand
Animation Sand G / g
(First: Episode 0643)
E&Bsharepaper
Muppets Ernie & BertBert is sitting in his chair and reading the paper, when Ernie comes along and starts reading over Bert's shoulder. They decide to share the paper. Ernie rips it in half, which seems to work until Bert starts reading over Ernie's shoulder.
(First: Episode 1193)
Mountaingoats
Cartoon Two groups of mountain goats try to pass each other on a mountain road.
(First: Episode 0780)
Coconutgather
Film Cooperation: A girl gets a coconut handed down to her from a tree, by people on different-size stilts.
(First: Episode 3404)
Whybearssmile
Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1109)
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SCENE 4 Before Telly can earn his Bear Scout hat, he must perform a good dead for the community and everyone must witness it. They head off and Telly talks to Ruthie, who says she's about to clean her casa. Telly sees this as the perfect opportunity and rushes off to get the scouts. While he's gone, Ruthie cleans her casa, as in her decorative version of the word, preventing Telly from his good deed.
1800-21
Cartoon A man makes a CASA for both him and his dog, who then makes a CASA for a bird.
(EKA: Episode 0825)
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Cast Luis reads Maria and the kids a musical story about two people in Mexico, who happen to be named Maria and Luis too, who love to have visitors and encourage them to visit Casa de Maria or Casa de Luis. Since they both enjoy to have people over, they turn their two casas into one for them all to enjoy.
(First: Episode 2978)
ZydecoBand-Allons
Film A zydeco band plays "Allons a Lafayette" while people dance.
(First: Episode 2498)
Song.11Morning
Cartoon "It's A Lovely Eleven Morning" (new sound effects added)
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0362)
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Muppets An Anything Muppet girl shows the viewers that the number 11 is the same right side up and upside down.
(First: Episode 0183)
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Cartoon Rap #11
(First: Episode 2531)
Film.Chores
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
Imgointothecity
Cartoon A man talks about going to the city, without noticing he's walking right through it.
(First: Episode 0772)
Paperblankets
Film Some Navajo kids narrate a film about how their blankets are woven, and how they make paper blankets in school.
(First: Episode 2990)
JA.Bop
Cartoon POP loves to BOP.
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
(First: Episode 3519)
Song.Polarbear
Song "I'm a Polar Bear"
(First: Episode 3276)


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SCENE 5 Telly comes by a Birdketeer meeting, where Big Bird says they'll be reciting the alphabet. Seeing another opportunity, Telly runs off, but they all recite the alphabet while he's gone.
Toon-fishingABCs
Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "When I Listen."
(EKA: Episode 2124)
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Cartoon A tiny ant pushes the huge N into its place in the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0780)
Computer.N
Animation Computer N / n
(First: Episode 3039)
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Cartoon N is for nose.
(EKA: Episode 1929)
Song.exercise
Muppets "Exercise"
(EKA: Episode 2527)
ElephantBearBridge
Animation An elephant and a bear try to cross a bridge to deliver their packages, but they're in each other's way.
(EKA: Episode 0834)
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SCENE 6 Telly moans he'll never find a good deed. Papa Bear tries to comfort him, but realizes it must be his fault and deems himself a failure as a scout master. Telly assures him he's a great scout master, which turns out to be his good deed! Telly finally earns his Bear Scout hat, and Ruthie and Savion announce the sponsors.


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