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Episode 3779

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Sesame Street
Plot Where's the elephant?
Air date May 7, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Sponsors I, 12, and a triangle
Syndication
Releases

3779

Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN
At the park, Baby Bear, Elmo and Telly inform the viewer that they're going to have a great day today. They'll be introducing the letter and number of the day, and other fun stuff. The camera zooms out on them, to reveal Bob greeting some kids passing by.
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SCENE 1
Telly and Baby Bear introduce Elmo, who will display the letter of the day. He displays the letter on an elephant's forehead, and gives a speech about it. When he's done, the elephant walks off, and a girl comes by, looking for her pet elephant, Elliot. Telly and Baby Bear say they haven't seen one, but they saw a letter I earlier.
3963j
Cartoon
CGI sheep graze out I and i.
(EKA: Episode 2939)
Groverandi
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: The King and I
(EKA: Episode 2695)
3959h
Cartoon
Shoes dance to a square dance tune.
(EKA: Episode 3465)
Chessmatch
Film
J.D. competes in a chess tournament, and wins fourth place.
3960k
Cartoon
A girl practices to roller skate over many days.
(EKA: Episode 3608)
4141-elephantclouds
Animation
Elephants appear in the clouds as Vivaldi music plays.
(EKA: Episode 3712)
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SCENE 2
After telling Ruthie to get him some oatmeal raisin cookies, Baby Bear recites a poem about the number of the day, which is 12. The elephant is brought in again to display the number on his ears, as well as a triangle. His owner comes back to reclaim him, wondering what he's doing here. He gives a moving speech about wanting to do more than just eat peanuts, and she promises to do more fun things with him when they get home.
Pinball12
Cartoon
"Pinball Number Count" (#12)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 1576)
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Animation
Rubber Stamp #12
(EKA: Episode 2932)
E&b-puppy
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie 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 2292)
PGTW.Surprise
Video
Kids demonstrate surprise by winding a jack-in-the-box, as “Pop Goes the Weasel” plays.
(EKA: Episode 3664)
AliceK.watercan
Cartoon
Alice Kadeezenberry tries to water the plants, but notices the hose doesn't go far enough for her to do so. After several harebrained attempts, she uses a nearby watering can.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 3713)
BBMarisaTomei
Muppets / Celebrity
Big Bird receives a visit from Marisa Tomei, and is reminded that he was supposed to say the alphabet with her today. Some drama ensues between them, but they say the alphabet anyway, and part on good terms.
(EKA: Episode 3259)
3719-alphabet
Cartoon
Jazzy alphabet around a city
(EKA: Episode 3314)
2head.mytwashcan
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster finishes a bag of popcorn, and almost leaves it on the brick wall, but then argues over which trash can to throw it in. Finally, it rips the bag in half to "share" the trash.
(EKA: Episode 2822)
3141t
Cartoon
Aliens vacation on Earth for an afternoon, but they litter.
(EKA: Episode 3141)
WYWH.Spacecamp1

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WYWH.Spacecamp3
Cast
Wish You Were Here: Gabi and Miles visit the US Space Camp in Florida. While there, they learn about what kind of training astronauts go through, which includes a motion simulator, a moon-jump simulator, and an exercise machine. They also learn how to build and fix structures. Finally, they get treated to some freeze-dried ice cream, which is part of what astronauts eat in space.
(EKA: Episode 3711)
FlashGizmo.NearFar
Cartoon
Flash Gizmo, Space Cadet
Near and far
(EKA: Episode 3714)
ZoeWolfgang.nearfar
Muppets
Zoe uses Wolfgang to demonstrate near and far.
4114za
Film
A girl uses an instant camera to take pictures of her friends, who demonstrate several emotions.
(EKA: Episode 3693)
3438.ComingSoon
SCENE 3
(Insert)
Celina shows the the Grouchketeers how to do "Doin' the Grouch".
(EKA: Episode 3439)
Jakethesnake
Cartoon
Jake the Snake demonstrates body parts.
(EKA: Episode 2486)
I-song
Animation
Ornate I's swing through the air to a song.
(EKA: Episode 3056)
3963h
Cartoon
Pencil box I/i
(EKA: Episode 3040)
I-candles
Animation
I / i candles
(EKA: Episode 3107)
Song.fuzzyblueorange
Muppets
Grover, Herry, Cookie Monster and Frazzle sing "Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)."
(EKA: Episode 1839)
OrvilleMaze
Cartoon
Orville the mouse (voice of Joey Mazzarino) feels proud of his new job as a lab rat for Dr. Igor. His job is to find a piece of cheese at the end of a maze, which proves to be difficult.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3723)
SnufflePolka
SCENE 4
(Insert)
Snuffy, Alice and some kids do "The Snuffleupagus Polka."
4136.papercutneighborhood
Animation
A walk through a neighborhood made of paper and photographic characters.
Song.CountryintheCity
Song
"There is Country in the City"
(EKA: Episode 3540)
Russian dolls
Film
Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(EKA: Episode 0939)
THPFFT1

THPFFT2
Muppets
Natasha competes in the Thpfft Championship, where she wins by Thpfft-ing 20 times.
3816c
Song
Beautiful Baby (remake)
(EKA: Episode 3702)
Bridgekeeper.Triangles
Cartoon
A young bespectacled man with an accordion asks how much it costs to cross the bridge. The Bridgekeeper says admission is free, but requires that the young man show him three triangles. Two of them are found in the bridgework, and the man uses the bridgekeeper's staff to draw a third triangle in the dirt. Although the bridgekeeper has his order filled, he asks the man to play a tune on his accordion. This additional request takes the young man by surprise, but he is told to do so for the opportunity to cross the bridge.
(EKA: Episode 3165)
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SCENE 5
Elmo, Baby Bear and Nadine cheer Telly on as he attempts to see-saw with the elephant. The three friends announce the sponsors and report the status of Slimey's spaceship, while Bob passes by Linda as he chases Barkley.
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COMING SOON
Coming soon on Sesame Street: Rosita shows up at the Triangle Lovers Club tongue-twisting contest, so that Telly can feel better when he says "Ten tiny triangles tip-toed through the tulips."


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