Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear's cousin Oliver visits
Air date January 29, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors P, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly welcomes the viewer and presents the sponsors for today. He also announces he and Baby Bear will be playing today, until Baby Bear explains that his baby cousin Oliver is coming to visit. He goes on to say that Oliver is his first-cousin and his first first-cousin (since he’s never had a first-cousin before). He then shows Telly a photograph of Oliver and adds another first into the mix – this is his first time meeting his new cousin. "You only meet your first first cousin for the first time once", Telly says. Baby Bear rushes home to meet him.
Families.KidsDrawings
Animation Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroces as pets.
(EKA: Episode 2759)
ElmoWinston
Muppets Elmo and Winston, a beluga whale, demonstrate the word LOVE.
(First: Episode 3526)
Toon.AMOR
Cartoon AMOR, amor, amor ... amoramor ... amoramor ...
(EKA: Episode 0801)
3136s
Film A group of kids paint a mural with the help of a mural artist.
(First: Episode 3007)
E&b-puppy
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
(EKA: Episode 2064)
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Animation In a classic painting, a boy blows a bubble. It pops, and some kids yell "Surprise!"
(First: Episode 3311)
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SCENE 2 Baby Bear arrives home and comes face-to-face with Oliver. He goes to the shelf to show him his special porridge bowl, but finds he can’t reach it. He begins calling Mama Bear for help, but she’s too busy with Oliver to notice. Instead, Baby Bear tries showing Oliver a drawing he made of his porridge bowl, but Mama Bear still doesn’t notice. Papa Bear arrives home for his lunch break and is instantly drawn to Oliver. He then remarks to Baby Bear that he’s no longer the baby in the family. Baby Bear then realizes Oliver is getting all the attention since he’s the baby now. He runs out of the cottage in a fit.
Babyrhythm
Film A boy anticipates the arrival of his new baby sibling. He listens to the heartbeat of both his mom and the baby, then sounds them out with pots, colanders and a grater.
(First: Episode 3643)
PuertoRicoMap
Cartoon A map of Puerto Rico forms into the shape of animals and other things that are found there.
(EKA: Episode 3066)
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Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(EKA: Episode 2062)
P.Penguin
Cartoon P for Penguin (new music and sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2179)
2girls.LetterP
Film Two girls sing "My Picky Playmate" as they clap.
(EKA: Episode 3299)
PeterPanda.pyramid
Cartoon Peter Panda, the potter, makes a pyramid, a pear and a pot for his plant.
(First: Episode 3537)
BTFF.dragon1
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Chinese dragon dance
Part 1
(First: Episode 3390)
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Cartoon Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2727)
BTFF.dragon2
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Chinese dragon dance
Part 2
(First: Episode 3390)
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Film The floating kids form a triangle.
(First: Episode 3122)
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SCENE 3 In the arbor, Telly dusts his triangle collection. His peace and quiet is broken when Baby Bear rushes over, grumbling. He explains his situation to Telly, who lends him his triangle pillow to let his frustration out on. Afterward, Baby Bear feels a little relieved, so long as he stays away from Oliver.
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SCENE 3 cont’d He then hears Mama Bear calling him. He looks down the street and sees her with Oliver in a carriage. He runs off, with Telly bringing the pillow for good measure.
Angryannie-korty
Cartoon "Angry Annie": A small girl vents her rage at the world, frustrated by the problems of everyday life, until her younger brother offers her part of his orange. (new music added)
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 2352)
3831morgan-grover
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Morgan sings the alphabet for Grover.
(First: Episode 3133)
3719-alphabet
Cartoon Song for the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3267)
Song.GettingDressed
Song "I Put My Leg in My Pants"
(First: Episode 3402)
RobinWilliams.knees
Celebrity Robin Williams demonstrates the uses of knees.
(First: Episode 2765)
PforPack
Cartoon P for Pack
(First: Episode 0504)
WildP
Film Kid jungle explorers sight a wild letter P.
(First: Episode 3494)
PatPilot
Cartoon Pat the Pilot skywrites a letter P with her plane.
Artist: John Korty
(EKA: Episode 0796)
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SCENE 4 Around the Corner, Baby Bear thinks he’s safe from Mama Bear and the attention-stealer, until Mama Bear wheels him to her son. She says he has grocery shopping to do and leaves Oliver with him. Baby Bear thinks that now there’ll be no more “baby talk”, but Ruthie, Big Bird and two kids spot the baby and begin babbling with him. He gets even more upset when Telly falls prey to Oliver’s cuteness. While Telly “choochie-coos” with the baby some more, Baby Bear tries not losing his cool.
ToddlersEyeView
Film A mom takes her son for a walk in the stroller, and he sees all he can see.
(EKA: Episode 3656)
4136.papercutneighborhood
Animation A walk through a neighborhood made of paper and photographic characters.
(EKA: Episode 3583)
Girlsclap
Film Five girls play a clapping game.
(First: Episode 2763)
Cartoonleg
Cartoon "Why are you holding one leg up in the air, Jasper?" "Because if I hold two legs up in the air, I fall down!"
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0406)
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Muppets Mr. Johnson goes to Pizzeria Dos to get a piece of pizza, but comes to find that at this restaurant there is two of everything, including himself.
(First: Episode 2842)
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Film Song: "2, 2, 2, Me and You."
(EKA: Episode 3690)
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SCENE 5 Baby Bear wonders how his day could possibly get any worse, when Goldilocks shows up and plays with the baby. Baby Bear begins ranting to Goldilocks, thinking his place in the story will be usurped by Oliver. The baby begins holding out his arms and crying, but Telly and Goldilocks can’t find what he wants, while Baby Bear chooses to ignore the situation. They then realize its Baby Bear Oliver wants. He goes toward the carriage and Oliver stops crying and begins rubbing himself on Baby Bear’s hand. Moved, Baby Bear finally begins to appreciate Oliver when he sees he loves him.
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Song Jerry Nelson sings "I'm the Big One Now."
(First: Episode 2876)
IThoughtaBigThought
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about big things.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0821)
BBZoeBigLittle
Muppets Big Bird and Zoe demonstrate the difference between big and little. Zoe wants to be big, but that proves to be impossible.
(First: Episode 3485)
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Cartoon A baby demonstrates 'happy,' 'surprised' and 'sad.'
(First: Episode 3396)
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SCENE 6 Mama Bear arrives back and takes instant notice of Oliver. Feeling left out again, he begins drifting away. Mama Bear confronts him and he explains how he feels. She explains to him that they still love him, but Oliver needs attention since he’s a baby. Baby Bear doesn’t need as much attention, because he’s older and isn’t as helpless. As they make up and play with Oliver some more, Big Bird announces the sponsors.
Wiggleprise
SCENE 6
cont'd
"And Slimey's spaceship is still on the way to the moon!"
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COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: "There's a string thief loose on Sesame Stweet ... I'm gonna catch this good for nothing and get my stwing back!"

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