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Sesame Street
Plot The Brothers and Sisters Game
Air date March 20, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors U, 3
Syndication
Releases

3745

This guide is for a 50-minute episode shown during a PBS pledge season.
Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN
Snuffy and Alice hurry up to practice their dance for the TV game show they're going to be on, which is Sonny Friendly's "Brothers and Sisters Game"!
SCENE 1
Sonny introduces the first act on the Brothers and Sisters Game, the Dancing Snuffleupaguses! When Snuffy and Alice take center stage, Snuffy points out the similarities and differences between him and Alice, and then they both do their dance, "the Snuffleupagus."
SCENE 1
cont'd
The next act tells Sonny they'll be ready in a few minutes, and Sonny says they'll be right back.
Cartoon
Lillian discusses the adjustments she had to make when her parents had a new baby. She ultimately appreciates her sister.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(EKA: Episode 2746)
Song
"Family Song" - a rewritten version of "Somos Hermanos"
(EKA: Episode 3540)
Animation
Two kids sitting on the grass look the same until they get colored with different skin, but they have the same reaction when a dog comes around.
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert expects a visit from his identical twin brother Bart. Ernie notes that they're alike in many ways, but their major difference is that Bart has a sense of humor.
(EKA: Episode 0687)
Cartoon
A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end. (new sting added)
(EKA: Episode 3199)
Film
"Jack-a-Nory" with Wegman's dogs.

SCENE 2
Back to the Brothers and Sisters Game: the next contestants are LaVerne, Louise and Lutrella, The Oinker Sisters! They sing a song about going different places, then going "Wee wee wee" all the way home. When the song is over, they bombard Sonny with kisses in hopes of winning.
Cartoon
Hands embrace the words LOVE. (new music added)
(EKA: Episode 0926)
Muppets
Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews a bird who sings about how her parents still love her even though they don't live together anymore (though it is not directly stated whether her parents are divorced or separated).
(EKA: Episode 2837)
Animation
Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroces as pets.
(EKA: Episode 2822)
Cartoon
In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(EKA: Episode 3285)
Film
Three kids dance for the number 3.
(EKA: Episode 3174)
Cartoon
Animal Rock #3
(EKA: Episode 3540)
SCENE 3
The final contestants of the Brothers and Sisters Game are ... Sonny himself, and his sister Sissy! Their act is a poem they wrote which rhymes, and they have the audience guess the word that rhymes with "brother."
Cartoon
Dancing With My Family
(EKA: Episode 3603)
Cartoon
A St. Bernard helps Zork down a snowy hill, later finding out that Zork wanted to go skiing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2882)


Cast
Wish You Were Here: Gabi and Miles take a tour of the Kennedy Space Center, where they learn about how rockets are launched into space, along with a group of other kids. Miles works at Mission Control, while Gabi pretends to be an astronaut.
(EKA: Episode 3713)
Cartoon
A U train spells the words Unite, U-turn, Underground, Up, and Universe.
(EKA: Episode 0810)
Film
The letter U dances at the beach.
(EKA: Episode 3529)
Animation
Sand U / u
(EKA: Episode 3143)

Celebrity
Awadagin Pratt visits Finders Keepers, where Ruthie watches Big Bird attempt to play the piano. Big Bird lets him have a turn, and his playing attracts the ears of the Street's inhabitants who listen in.
(EKA: Episode 3507)
Cartoon
Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(EKA: Episode 3674)
Cartoon

Students raise their hands and name words that begin with "U."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 3595)

Film
Song: "My Friend U"
Cartoon

U knocks on the door of P's apartment. When she answers the door, they go UP.
Artist: ArtistMike

Muppets
The Martians are a "Yip-Yip Family."
(EKA: Episode 2874)
Animation
Cecille sings "I Wanna Be Me."
(EKA: Episode 2822)


SCENE 4
Sonny and Sissy present a recap of the previous acts, and announce the winners of the Brothers and Sisters Game: the audience! Since the audience guessed the word that rhymes with "brother" earlier, they get free tickets to tomorrow's edition of the Sonny Friendly Traveling Game Show! Sonny and Sissy announce the sponsors, and Snuffy reports the status of Slimey's spaceship.
COMING SOON
Coming soon on Sesame Street: Telly is confused when he sees Big Bird, Lexine and some kids doing a "14" parade.

Notes


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