Sesame Street
Plot What sound does a turtle make?
Air date March 27, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors N, 6

3750

Picture Segment Description
MonsterMusic1

3749.ComingSoon
SCENE 1
(Insert)
At "Wynton Marsalis' Monster Music Class," Wynton shows Elmo, Telly, Zoe and some Honkers how to tune up before playing a Dixieland tune.
3961h
Cartoon Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(EKA: Episode 3674)
Nestro1

Song.ilalphabetto
Muppets Live at the Nestropolitan: Madame Alma Cluck sings "Il Alphabetto".
(EKA: Episode 3390)
Horse-sound
Film What sound does a horse make?
(EKA: Episode 3337)
3750a
SCENE 2 Big Bird and some kids sing "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," when a turtle protests: he doesn't like the song because there are no turtles on Old MacDonald's farm. What's more, no one knows what sound a turtle makes. The turtle wishes he had his own sound, and Big Bird offers to help him find one.
TurtleSong
Film Jerry Nelson sings "The Turtle Song" over footage of turtles.
3150l
Film The floating kids form a letter N.
(EKA: Episode 3109)
3978o1
Film A very happy and energetic lady discovers a monumental "N" and dances around it.
(EKA: Episode 3377)
NancyNannyGoat
Cartoon Nancy the nanny goat nibbles her nails and notices noodles.
Artist: Tee Collins
(EKA: Episode 0306)
3960l
Muppets Kingston Livingston III sings "A Cat Had a Birthday."
(EKA: Episode 3331)
DucksSwim
Film Ducks swim and fly. (piano music)
(EKA: Episode 2614)
Findmyvoice
Animation "Step right up and find my voice!" A girl plays a carnival game in which she pushes buttons to identify which sound each animal makes.
(EKA: Episode 3736)
3750b
SCENE 3 The turtle gets an idea for an animal sound: "quack quack," which he soon learns is the sound that a duck makes. His second idea, "cluck," is also already taken, which Big Bird points out to the turtle as the next segment plays.
Cluckaroundtheclock
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Cluck Around the Clock."
(EKA: Episode 2856)
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(EKA: Episode 0234)
3141o
Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3141)
Film.Danceclass
Film A dance class does some stretching exercises, then dance in their own ways, ending with the tango (instrumental: "Naughty Door Opera").
(EKA: Episode 3114)
AnimalFootsteps
Cartoon An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog and a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
(EKA: Episode 2902)
3750c
SCENE 4 Humphrey and Ingrid read an animal sound book to Baby Natasha, and become stumped when they reach the turtle page, because they don't know what sound a turtle makes. Big Bird and the turtle show up, and the turtle bursts into tears when Humphrey asks him the question. They break it to Natasha that turtles don't have a sound, and she blows a raspberry, which is the sound the turtle suddenly wants to call his own. Big Bird isn't so sure about this idea ...
1800-4
Cartoon A man in a bowler hat examines what's behind each door. (new sting added)
(EKA: Episode 1781)
Deargrandma
Film A girl writes to her grandmother about going to summer camp.
(EKA: Episode 3270)
LRRmap
Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood uses a map to get to Grandma's house.
(EKA: Episode 2750)
Farleypurple
Muppets "Forty Blocks From My Home"
(EKA: Episode 2614)
Wegmandogs
Film Wegman's dogs are really sound sleepers - neither an alarm, nor a jackhammer nor an elephant will wake them up.
(EKA: Episode 3010)
100021
Cartoon "Young MacDonald Went to Town" (re-recorded soundtrack)
Original version -- (EKA: Episode 0811)
3750d
SCENE 5 The turtle continues to blow raspberries, when the real Old MacDonald shows up looking for a turtle for his farm! The turtle demonstrates the sound he makes, which disgusts MacDonald and makes him change his mind - his farm is noisy enough.
Bongos
Film Kids play bongo drums loud and soft.
(EKA: Episode 3098)
ElmoTelly.sillyanimals
Muppets Elmo and Telly sing "Baby Say It Loud", a silly song about a silly cow and a silly duck.
(EKA: Episode 3611)
Nfoldedpaper-2
Cartoon N / n paper fold
(EKA: Episode 3114)
Alphaboy-n
Film Alphaboy: Nibbling Noodles with Neighbor Nora
(EKA: Episode 3465)
1092-16
Cartoon Typewriter Guy: N for Nose
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1092)
KoreanFestival
Film A girl narrates a segment about a Korean festival she attended with her two friends.
(EKA: Episode 3162)
3853-02
Cartoon Name That Sound: identify animal sounds.
(EKA: Episode 3611)
3750e

Wiggleprise4
SCENE 6 Big Bird, the kids and the turtle beg Old MacDonald to let the turtle live on the farm, but only if the turtle promises to be quiet. He demonstrates how quiet he can be as they sing the "Old MacDonald" song, and MacDonald accepts. Big Bird announces the sponsors (and reports the status on Slimey's spaceship), as some of MacDonald's other animals show up, giving MacDonald a headache.
3458-CS
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Rosita and Elmo tell Oscar they won't be bothering him anymore.

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