Sesame Street
Plot Lulu makes up new words to her favorite song
Air date January 5, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Sponsors W, 10
Syndication PBS Sprout


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird, Elmo, Lulu and three kids welcome the viewer to Sesame Street. Today is Sing-Along Day! They are going to sing songs all day long! Lulu picks the first song, "The Wheels on the Bus," her favorite. Although the group doesn't know the words at first, they all join in the second time. Lulu continues singing the song.
Animation The word BUS is displayed, followed by a graphic of a school bus leaving.
(EKA: Episode 3052)
Song "You Can Get Right Up:" a song about getting active to cheer up.
(First: Episode 3142)
Cartoon Two orange balls perform "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 2375)
SCENE 2 After finishing another part of the song, Big Bird doesn’t look that happy anymore until he asks who wants to sing a different song. Lulu isn't finished. They all know there are more words in her very long song. They try singing "Ring Around the Rosie" and Lulu goes off singing her song.
Film Kids sing the songs they know.
Part 1
Animation W for water, wind, wave and wet
(EKA: Episode 3198)
Film A man dances in a W costume on the beach.
(EKA: Episode 3606)
Cartoon Gloria talks about 'W' (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 1710)

SCENE 3 Everyone else sings "Ring Around the Rosie." Lulu hears how much fun they have but she still sings her song past almost everyone on Sesame Street until she spots Gina. Gina tells her that she can make new words and Gina tries to make it easier for her to sing it. She goes off singing "The Ducks on the Bus."
Animation "Let's Count Penguins"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3147)
Animation Rubber Stamp #10
(EKA: Episode 3037)
Film Three girls do a "One Potato" rhyme.
(EKA: Episode 3271)
Animation Counting 10 shells
(EKA: Episode 3037)
Film Kids sing the songs they know.
Part 2
SCENE 4 Back in Big Bird’s nest, they sing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. Lulu sings "The Ducks on The Bus" and meets Luis at the front steps on 123 Sesame Street. Luis helps her make a song about the letter W, "The Ws on the Bus!" Lulu can hear the rest singing their songs.
Film The floating kids form the letter W.
(EKA: Episode 3181)
Film Jaws spoof with the letter W.
(EKA: Episode 3454)
SCENE 5 Everyone is now singing "Sing". Lulu is still singing her song but can hear the others singing their song.
Animation Ten Dancers
(First: Episode 3902)
Cartoon The Bellhop must take ten terriers for a walk.
(EKA: Episode 2624)
SCENE 6 Lulu is singing her song, feeling sad.
Cartoon "Island of Emotion" (new sound effects added)
Aritst: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2822)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moments: Samantha sings The Alphabet Song while Grover dances.
(First: Episode 3579)
Cartoon African quilt pattern #1
(EKA: Episode 3145)
SCENE 7 Maria comes to the front steps and sees Lulu sad and depressed as the others sing "Somebody Come and Play." Lulu explains what happened. Maria tells her to go inside and start to sing.
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie."
(First: Episode 3842)
Cartoon A shy girl wants to join a group bouncing a ball. (audible dialogue)
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(EKA: Episode 2849)
Muppets Cookie Monster: Cookie Monster goes to the carnival and plays the "test your strength" game. Unbeknownst to him, the carnival barker rigged the game so nobody can win -- until Cookie finds out what the prize is.
(EKA: Episode 0707)
Film The McDouble twins know how to help each other.
(EKA: Episode 3213)
SCENE 8 Lulu comes in and starts to sing "Row, Row Your Boat" after she learns the song. She wants to sing it again! Maria is listening.
Muppets Elmo's World: Computers
(First: Episode 3916)
SCENE 9 Maria says the sponsors W, 10 as everyone sings the Sesame Street Theme.


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