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Episode 3898

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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird forms a rock band called the Alphatones
Air date April 19, 2000
Season Season 31 (2000)
Sponsors L, 12
Syndication 123 Sesame Street, PBS Sprout

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Big Bird, Elmo, Prairie Dawn, Maria and Alan are attending a rock 'n' roll show in the arbor starring Little Jerry and the Monotones. Big Bird is impressed with the job of the usher, who serves as the announcer. The concert begins and the band performs their new computer hit, "When You Move the Mouse (It Makes the Arrow Go)."
Computer.ForwardBackward
Animation
Computer: forward / backward
(EKA: Episode 3077)
ErnieDayle
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Ernie watches in amazement as Dayle types their names on the computer.
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Film
Milo Counting: 12
(EKA: Episode 3672)
HonkAroundtheClock
Muppets
"Honk Around the Clock"
(EKA: Episode 2492)
3977i
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #12
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SCENE 2
Big Bird, Elmo and Prairie enjoyed the show very much and think they can put on a rock show by themselves. Prairie, having experience in running shows, notes that they need to think back and remember what elements the Monotones' concert had. Prairie will get a black hat and piano like Big Jeffy, Elmo will get big hair like Richie and Big Bird will be the usher.
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SCENE 2 cont'd
But, who will be the lead singer? Suddenly, they see someone coming down the street who would be perfect...
3978n
Cartoon
An elephant tries to remember Nigel the Cat's birthday, succeeding after stringing together a series of clues.
(EKA: Episode 3806)
HeyMrClock
Animation
"Hey Mr. Clock, time to tick-tock!"
(EKA: Episode 3090)
Alien-symphony
Cartoon
Various alien creatures perform in an otherwordly music performance conducted by a trumpet-nosed creature.
(EKA: Episode 1210)
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SCENE 3
Everything seems fine for the concert, but Prairie stops Big Bird from promoting it just yet; they need to make sure they have all they need. She goes over her checklist and they discover Snuffy doesn't have an instrument to play.
Hornsection
Animation
A quartet of horns arranges themselves in the proper order to play Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."
(EKA: Episode 3769)
LaLaLa.New
Muppets
Ernie and Bert sing "La, La, La". (refilmed version using original soundtrack)
(First: Episode 3841)
Alphaboy.L
Film
Alphaboy: L
Alphaboy leaps into lots of lovely leaves and becomes lazy.
(EKA: Episode 3656)
GroverMatthew.computer
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Grover watches Matthew type the letter L on a computer.
(First: Episode 3887)
Detective.Lever
Cartoon
The detective sees a lever, and thinks about what might happen if he pulls the lever, being prepared for anything.
(EKA: Episode 2641)
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SCENE 4
Big Bird and Snuffy spot Little Jerry outside Hooper's Store and think he can loan them an instrument. They introduce themselves and explain their dilemma. Little Jerry shows Snuffy he does have an instrument: his voice.
Celeb.nathanlane
Muppets
Nathan Lane and The Oinker Sisters sing "Sing."
(First: Episode 3830)
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Animation
Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(EKA: Episode 3460)
Matching12
Cartoon
Finding 12s on a computer screen
(First: Episode 3895)
AnimalRock12
Cartoon
Animal Rock #12
(EKA: Episode 3612)
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SCENE 5
Snuffy and Big Bird return with the good news and are ready to start. Prairie stops them, because they need a song to play. She suggests one about the letter L (the letter of the day), but everyone else has a different letter in mind. Maria suggests they perform a song about the whole alphabet. Next, they come up with a name for their group - Big Snuffy and the Alphatones. Finally, Prairie reminds them that they need to practice the song before they perform.
1736r
Cartoon
A boy learns to play his violin by practicing.
(EKA: Episode 1736)
Grover-johnson-park
Muppets
Grover annoys Mr. Johnson with his guitar playing in the park, mistaking his words "Go away and let me eat my lunch" for song requests.
(EKA: Episode 3198)
L.Ringmybell
Song
"L, You Ring My Bell"
(EKA: Episode 3794)
4135cartoonF
Cartoon
A strange poem with L words.
(EKA: Episode 3740)
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SCENE 6
Big Bird seats everyone (including Little Jerry and the band) and the concert begins. "Big" Snuffy and the others perform the alphabet to the tune of "When You Move the Mouse." Everyone cheers and Elmo goes off to feed Dorothy...
Ewmusic-accordion
Muppets
Elmo's World: Music
(First: Episode 3824)
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SCENE 7
Big Bird calls the audience back to watch him announce the sponsors.


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