Sesame Street
Plot Radar gets torn during a game.
Air date January 9, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors O, 11
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird greets the viewer and gives them clues about who he's playing with today. It's not Bob, Elmo or Mr. Snuffleupagus - it's Radar, or rather "Super Radar." Big Bird pretends Super Radar is flying, accidentally letting go and sending him flying across the way. Barkley, in the midst of a game of fetch with Linda, rushes over and grabs Radar. Linda and Big Bird order Barkley to drop him, when he accidentally causes a tear him. Big Bird is crestfallen.
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Guys and Dolls"
Herry Monster sings about how he likes to play with dolls, and Ruby sings about how she likes to play with trucks.
(First: Episode 2591)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird brings Radar over to Maria for some repair. Maria inspects the teddy bear and spots a tiny rip on his back. She prepares her needle and thread, making Big Bird feel stressful. He typically hugs Radar to calm down, but since he can't, he is able to hug Linda instead.
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Muppets / Celebrity Patti LaBelle sings "Gospel Alphabet" with a chorus of Muppets.
(First: Episode 3825)
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Cartoon A turtle recalls a time he fell in love with a seashell, before realizing it's not alive.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3715)
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Muppets Elmo asks Dorothy what the number of the day is.
(First: Episode 3907)
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Cartoon Rap #11
(First: Episode 2531)
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Film Milo Counting: 11
(First: Episode 3585)
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Animation Clown Honking #11
(First: Episode 3196)
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SCENE 3 Radar is fixed and Linda apologizes on behalf of herself and Barkley. Big Bird doesn't feel like playing with Radar now, however, as he fears another accident could happen. He imagines being caught in a stampede of sheep, who could sweep Radar away. Maria assures him this wouldn't happen, just as Gabi zooms by on her skates. Big Bird tells her to be careful and she leads him back home safely.
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Song "You're Important"
(First: Episode 3396)
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Animation Two pipe-cleaner parents dig up some of their old toys, including a teddy bear, which they fight over until they accidentally rip it in half. They repair it with some chewed-up gum, and then decide to give it to the baby.
(First: Episode 3825)
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Muppets Elmo hears from Dorothy that she wants to see the letter of the day.
(First: Episode 3887)
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Cartoon Letter O words
(First: Episode 3091)
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Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
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Cartoon A lady receives a letter O in the mail, which promptly rolls around her living room.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3348)
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SCENE 4 Snuffy comes over to Big Bird's nest, which is now filled with various pillows to keep Radar safe. Big Bird breaks it to Snuffy that they can't play, lest something bad happen to Radar again. Gabi arrives and believes she can offer a solution. While she's gone, Big Bird proposes a nice, safe game of checkers.
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Animation Stop-motion: The word TOY is spelled in blocks.
(First: Episode 3394)
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Muppets Elmo loves Dorothy and asks if she loves him.
(First: Episode 3908)
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Film Kids talk about different feelings.
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Muppets Hero Guy
Hero Guy has to rescue the kitty drawn in the tree, but the kitty is afraid.
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Cartoon "Felines"
(First: Episode 3278)
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Cartoon A girl types the number 11 on a computer, matches it with another one, and sees 11 elephants.
(First: Episode 3885)
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Animation Rubber Stamp #11
(First: Episode 2885)
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Film Fay Ray rolls balls near the camera.
(First: Episode 3061)
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Muppets Elmo finds out that Dorothy wants to hear a song.
(First: Episode 3907)
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Cartoon Soul O
(First: Episode 3375)
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Animation Planting Letters: O
(First: Episode 3010)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird and Snuffy reach a standstill in their game when they forget whose move it is. Big Bird is distracted by memories of play with Radar. Gabi returns with her old doll, Carmencita, that they can play with instead. Big Bird observes the various rips and worn spots on the doll and realizes that making memories with Radar is what's important, and any rips can be fixed by Maria. He and Snuffy begin playing superheroes with Radar.
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Muppets Elmo's World: Pets
(First: Episode 3918)
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SCENE 6 Gabi and Maria announce the sponsors, as Big Bird and Snuffy zoom by in the midst of their game.


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