Muppet Wiki

Episode 3897

Talk0
27,070pages on
this wiki
Sesame Street
Plot The gang looks for things that start with W.
Air date March 7, 2000
Season Season 31 (2000)
Sponsors W, 6
Syndication 123 Sesame Street, PBS Sprout
Releases

3897

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1
Alan welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, and goes outside to take the orders of Telly, Big Bird and Elmo, who are all deciding where to sit. Elmo wants to sit next to both Telly and Big Bird, but he's only next to Telly right now. Big Bird moves to the opposite side of the table to next to Elmo. Telly doesn't mind, because he can wave to Big Bird from where he's sitting. Big Bird then decides to sit back at his old seat, which Elmo objects to ...
Cartoon
A sheep sits next to various animals, but only wants to be next to ewe.
(EKA: Episode 2909)

Muppets / Celebrity
Prairie Dawn hosts "Girl Talk," where she and her special guest, Margaret Cho, compete to see who has the heaviest thing in their backpack. They each pull out letters of the alphabet, but Prairie finally pulls out a piano and plays the Alphabet Song.
Cartoon
Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle." (new sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2404)
SCENE 2
Telly solves the seating arrangement problem by switching places with Elmo, so that Elmo will be able to sit next to both him and Big Bird. Just then, Wolfgang pops up between Elmo and Telly, so they decide to let him sit between them.
Cartoon
"Ooh What a Fabulous Party"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 3006)
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Ernie puts all his toys away and shows Bert how he remembers where Rubber Duckie is: it's under all his toys! He then proceeds to dig for his duckie, tossing all his other toys aside in the process, and making a mess again.
(EKA: Episode 3882)
Animation
Six circus balls
(EKA: Episode 3001)
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #6
(EKA: Episode 3887)
Film
Six kids dance on a playground to the same beat.
Cartoon
A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(EKA: Episode 2987)
SCENE 3
Bob makes sure that Patrick knows what a letter W looks like, and invites Elmo to play a W game with them. Oscar's elephant, Fluffy, also wants to play. Bob isn't sure it's the right game for an elephant, but Elmo still insists that Fluffy join. Bob asks if anyone can find anything beginning with W. Patrick spots a window, and Elmo and Fluffy go off to find another W object.
Film
Alphaquest: W
(EKA: Episode 3057)

Muppets
In a Dragnet parody, Sergeant Thursday and Ben hunt for a wanted W.
(EKA: Episode 0693)

SCENE 4
Elmo comes back with Wolfgang, pointing out that "Wolfgang" starts with W. Fluffy then sprays Bob with water, which makes him wet.
Animation
W for water, wind, wave and wet
(EKA: Episode 3287)
Animation
A girl's narration describing the city is illustrated with cutout animation.
(EKA: Episode 2931)
SCENE 5
Bob dries himself off, and proposes another game idea to Elmo and Patrick: this time, they have to find something that rhymes with Bert. Patrick points to his shirt, and Elmo goes off to find something.
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Megan shows Grover how to draw a triangle on the computer.
Film
Looking for triangles in the city (Maria voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2784)
Film
Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3122)
Cartoon
The Ringmaster displays six marvelous monkeys who do stunts. (new music & sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2396)
SCENE 6
Elmo passes Stinky, and Stinky lets him pick up some of his dirt.
Cartoon
Alice Kadeezenberry has a hard time figuring out how to get around a mud puddle without getting dirty.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 3727)
Song
"It's Time for a Rhyme"
(EKA: Episode 3368)

SCENE 7
Elmo comes back with Stinky's dirt, and Bob congratulates him. Fluffy also participates in the game, by giving Bob another squirt of water.
Animation
Counting 1-10 and 10-0 (sneaky numbers)
(EKA: Episode 3696)
Muppets
Monsterpiece Theater: "Howard's End"
(EKA: Episode 3691)
Song
"There's an Exercise That's Right" even for a snake.
(EKA: Episode 2995)

SCENE 8
Bob has another game idea: to show something you use when exercising. Elmo fetches his jump rope, and Patrick rides his tricycle. Bob looks into Oscar's can as Fluffy uses a diving board to dive into Oscar's pool, making a big splash, which gets Bob wet for the third time. Elmo remembers that he has to change the water in Dorothy's bowl, so he goes off to his world.
Muppets
Elmo's World: Food
(EKA: Episode 3816)
SCENE 9
Bob dries himself off, and he and Patrick announce the sponsors.


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 3896 Episode 3898

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki