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Episode 3840

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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird wants someone to run around the block with him
Air date January 29, 1999
Season Season 30 (1998-1999)
Sponsors D, 1

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Big Bird welcomes the viewer and introduces the sponsors for today. He adds that today, he and Snuffy will be walking around the entire block. However, Snuffy shows up to report that he has to cancel - his Snufflegarden is putting on a number play (he'll be playing the number 1) and he must go to an emergency rehearsal. As Snuffy heads off, Big Bird gets the idea to ask Maria.
3154d
Song
"We're Talking 'Bout the Number One"
(First: Episode 3154)
3154e
Cartoon
Kids count one duck in the pond.
(EKA: Episode 3095)
HerryBaxter.firefighters
Muppets
Sesame Street Goes to Day Care
Herry Monster and Baxter pretend to be firefighters.
Oldtoynewtoy
Cartoon
A gorilla outgrows his toy fire truck, and is about to throw it away, when he decides to pass it on to his little brother.
(EKA: Episode 2840)
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SCENE 2
Big Bird asks Maria to walk with him, but she's too busy fixing all the toasters for the National Toast Lover's breakfast luncheon. One member arrives with yet another to fix. Maria points out Gordon running by and recommends Big Bird go with him instead.
ToddlersEyeView
Film
A mom takes her son for a walk in the stroller, and he sees all he can see.
(EKA: Episode 3656)
Zoemobile.letter
Insert
Zoe, in her Zoemobile, introduces the letter of the day.
(EKA: Episode 3819)
D.Spacepaint
Animation
D / d (space paint)
(EKA: Episode 3231)
D-d-d-dinosaur!
Animation
D ... daring ... dazzling ... delightful ... dizzy ... dreaded ... dinosaur!
(EKA: Episode 3611)
3990t
Cartoon
D-draw, dent, drop, dancer, done
(EKA: Episode 3060)
3840c
SCENE 3
Big Bird finally catches up with Gordon, who tells him they can walk later; he's jogging now and wants the exercise. Big Bird thinks they can both go around the block together; he'll walk while Gordon jogs. However, Gordon is already down the block before Big Bird takes a few steps. He hears some honking from the Honkers, thinking they'll be good walking companions.
Snakeswing
Song
"There's an Exercise That's Right" even for a snake.
(EKA: Episode 2995)
Zoemobile.horn
Insert
Zoe shows the viewers her Zoemobile's horn and bell.
(EKA: Episode 3826)
3451shpritzer
Film
Kids play “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on the Shpritzer.
(EKA: Episode 3451)
3840d
SCENE 4
Big Bird finds a pair of Honkers, but must keep quiet - they're tending to their sleeping baby Honker and tell him they'll join him later.
3956b
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie sings "Somebody Come and Play."
(EKA: Episode 3786)
Zoemobile-Word
Insert
Zoe drives by in her Zoemobile, introducing the word of the day.
Song.Walk
Song
"Walk!"
MillieMollywalk
Cartoon
Millie and Molly take a walk, and have different perspectives of their surroundings.
(EKA: Episode 1454)
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SCENE 5
"What is this world coming to when a bird can't find someone he knows for a nice, little, friendly stroll?," Big Bird wonders aloud. Zoe, Telly and Bob all yell from the apartments above, telling Big Bird they can't right now; maybe later. Snuffy returns from his rehearsal, but now must take Alice to her pre-Snufflegarden play about the alphabet (she's the letter D). In desperation, Big Bird asks the fire hydrant to join him.
Toon-cancan
Cartoon
D for Dance: Ladies on stage dance a can-can to the tune of "The Infernal Gallop" from Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, the lyrics of which are all the letter D.
(EKA: Episode 3499)
Girlsclapyankeedoodle
Film
Two girls sing "Dipsy Doodle D" while clapping each others hands.
(EKA: Episode 3334)
ZoeIntro-E&B
Insert
Zoe introduces a sketch with Ernie and Bert.
Eb-whatsthenameofthatsong
Muppets
Ernie and Bert:
Ernie keeps Bert awake at night singing "What's the Name of That Song."
2293c
Film
Fireworks Alphabet
(EKA: Episode 1206)
3840g
SCENE 6
Big Bird gives up on finding someone, when Slimey makes his presence know and wants to join him. Big Bird asks Oscar's permission first and he tells Big Bird to walk at a "worm's space" so Slimey won't have to keep up. Big Bird doesn't want to be gone all day, though and thinks of another solution.
Bigoctopus
Cartoon
A man has a small octopus on his head, but a little boy has a big octopus.
Artist: Mo Willems
(EKA: Episode 3351)
Song.talkinlove
Muppets / Celebrity
Trisha Yearwood sings "I'm Talkin' Love" to explain to Herry Monster about how she feels when she misses her friend who is very far away (further than China or New Jersey even). Baby Bear and Grover happen by to help sing back-up before her friend arrives. At the end, a Martian materializes and Herry notes, "Some guys have all the luck."
1576f
Cartoon
Animated quilt patterns.
(EKA: Episode 1576)
Jackanory.dog
Film
"Jack-a-Nory" with Wegman's dogs.
(EKA: Episode 3615)
3840h
SCENE 7
Slimey gives Big Bird an idea: he can ride on Big Bird as he walks; a perfect, time-saving idea!
Ewtransport-interview
Muppets
Elmo's World: Transportation
(First: Episode 3817)
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3840j
SCENE 8
Big Bird and Slimey return from their walk to find all their friends are waiting for them. It's finally "later" and they can all join them! Maria announces the sponsors (shown on Snuffy and Alice's outfits) and they all go for another walk.


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