Sesame Street
Plot Sloppy at day care
Air date May 9, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by David Korr
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors M, 17
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gina welcomes the viewer as she sets out some tiny objects for someone new attending day care today. It's Slimey's little sister Sloppy! Dusty and Eartha have brought a bag full of items that Sloppy will need for the day - her truck to play with, her teddy bear for naptime and cookies for a snack. Zoe isn't sure how she's going to be able to do any of the regular day care activities because she's such a small worm.
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Song "Off to School"
(First: Episode 2944)
Toon.school
Cartoon Jack-in-the-Box School
(EKA: Episode 0514)
IfElmoHadTeeth
Muppets Elmo and his imaginary self sing about what he would do "If Elmo Had Teeth."
(First: Episode 3582)
Monsterteeth
Cartoon A monster named Doug has trouble getting to sleep at night, until the teeth in his dream remind him to brush his own.
(First: Episode 3145)
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SCENE 2 Gina announces it's time for some exercise by way of dancing. Zoe doesn't think Sloppy will know how to dance since she's a worm, but Gina has in mind (and her cassette player) the perfect dance for a worm - the Wiggle.
Eeh,arh,erh,EXERCISE
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
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Film Kid jungle explorers sight a wild letter M.
(First: Episode 3512)
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Celebrity Madeline Kahn sings, "Mmm...Madeline."
(EKA: Episode 2691)
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Cartoon M for Moon
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1207)
3507biff
Muppets Biff tries to help Roxie Marie with her geography homework, but she knows more about the continents than he does. Roxy Marie wants to go to South America because there are more species of bugs there than anywhere else on earth.
(First: Episode 3375)
ArizonaSchool
Film Two Navajo kids go to school in Arizona. This year, Dante enters pre-school.
(EKA: Episode 2680)
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Animation A horseshoe and boot pattern
(First: Episode 3577)
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SCENE 3 Gina starts a round of "Three of These Things" (as sung by Lexine) using some blocks and a ball. Zoe is surprised to see Sloppy figure the answer out so quickly. She's impressed, but wonders how a will be able to participate in a show they'll be doing later.
Rocketshapes
Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
(First: Episode 3229)
Song.shapesroom
Muppets As Telly wakes up in the morning, he sings "Shapes in My Room."
(First: Episode 2715)
Typewriter
Cartoon Typewriter: M for magic
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 0856)
Alphaquest.M
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: M
The girl uses mittens to make monster mush, which is eaten by a Muppet monster.
(First: Episode 2724)
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Cartoon Sand M/m
(EKA: Episode 0900)
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SCENE 4 Zoe narrates the day care production of "Mary Had a Little Lamb." Sloppy plays the titular lamb, while the other kids use their fingers to play Mary and her classmates.
3719-alphabet
Cartoon Letters gather in order, against the birds-eye view of a city.
(First: Episode 3267)
Monstersgrowup
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit, doing a "slow-breaking human interest story," asks monsters at a day care center what they want to be when they grow up, and every time they tell him, he rewards them with a cookie. Cookie Monster, posing as a baby ("Cry cry cry, sniffle sniffle sniffle"), claims he wants to be an orthodontist. However, Kermit gets wise to his scheme, and instead rewards him with a wind-up toy bridge of false teeth.
(EKA: Episode 1346)
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Song "Beautiful Baby" (remake)
(First: Episode 3549)
Aliens.AMOR
Cartoon Two green martians fight over a flower, until they see a monolith crumble to form the word AMOR.
(EKA: Episode 0911)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie practices saying "Hola" as he repeatedly opens and shuts the door. To make him stop, Bert convinces him he's mastered it. Ernie starts to practice saying adiós instead.
(First: Episode 3198)
Countto10.KHaring
Cartoon Counting to 10
Artist: Keith Haring
(First: Episode 3042)
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Muppets / Celebrity Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop arrive on Sesame Street. Lamb Chop is dismissive of their surroundings ("You see one park, you've seen 'em all"), but that's because she's shy. A jump-cut transports them from the front of the Furry Arms Hotel to Big Bird's nest area. They meet Big Bird, whose size frightens Lamb Chop at first. The result is a rendition of "How Do You Do?"
(First: Episode 3525)
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Cartoon A shy girl wants to join a group bouncing a ball.
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(EKA: Episode 2849)
CrayonFactory
Film How Crayons are Made
Music: "Water Course A" and "Exchange" by Richard Harvey
(First: Episode 1590)
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Animation Buttons ride a rollercoaster "up and down."
(First: Episode 3207)
DrawingCarey
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
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SCENE 5 Sloppy draws a picture of Slimey. Zoe is amazed at all the thinks Sloppy has been able to do today. It's now naptime and everyone heads off to their cots. Gina gives Sloppy a tiny mat with her teddy bear, when Zoe suddenly starts crying.
HappySadVaudeville
Cartoon Vaudeville duo Herman Happy and Stanley Sad sing a song about how they live up to their names.
(EKA: Episode 0789)
2head.TwinkleTwinkle
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster looks at a star and sings "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
(EKA: Episode 2737)
Stamp17
Animation Rubber Stamp #17
(First: Episode 2975)
17swing
Animation Ornate 17s swing by.
(First: Episode 3319)
MaskedMarch17
Animation Parade of Numbers #17
(First: Episode 3368)
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SCENE 6 Zoe sobs uncontrollably, having forgotten her teddy bear at home; she can't sleep without it. Others offer to let her borrow their stuffed animals, but Zoe wants a teddy bear. Sloppy crawls into her cot, offering to share her tiny teddy bear with her. Zoe accepts and the two lie down for their nap. Gina announces the sponsors.



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