Sesame Street
Plot The Amazing Mumford tries to transport Telly to Hooper's Store
repeat of 3830
Air date January 23, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Sponsors W, 15
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird and Telly finish up their gardening and plan on going to Hooper's Store for lunch. The Amazing Mumford overhears and recommends they get there using his new magic trick - it can take anyone, anywhere in an instant. Big Bird would rather walk, but Telly wants to give it a try. With a wave of his wand and the magic words ("A la egg salad sandwiches!"), Mumford sends them...
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird's nest! Mumford encourages Telly to stay with him until he gets the trick right.
Song "Walk!"
(First: Episode 3830)
Muppets Cookie Monster has a riddle: what do you get when you have one cookie between two cookies? A cookie sandwich!
(EKA: Episode 3209)
SCENE 2 Big Bird reaches Hooper's and tells Alan he promised Telly he wouldn't eat without him. He wonders where Telly and Mumford are...
SCENE 2 cont'd Mumford tries the trick with new magic words ("A la sardine sandwiches"), sending them to Oscar's trash can. Mumford assures Telly that he'll keep trying until they reach Hooper's. "Yeah, maybe by dinner," Telly says.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
Re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2855)
Cartoon W for witch (new music and sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(EKA: Episode 2407)

SCENE 3 Oscar kicks them both out of his can and demands an explanation. When Mumford details their experience thus far, Oscar recommends he try new magic words - "A la scram!" Mumford gives it a try and transports them into Maria's bathroom, right as she's taking a shower. She tells them to leave and Mumford hastily comes up with magic words that poof them away.
SCENE 3 cont'd Where are they now? An Anything Muppet cowpoke welcomes them to Arizona!
SCENE 4 Big Bird starts to get antsy waiting for Mumford and Telly to get to the store. To pass the time, he and Alan perform "Sing After Me."
Muppets Elmo sings "In Your Imagination."
(EKA: Episode 3119)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie and Feff appear to float around in outer space, but at the end of the sketch, it is revealed that they are just pretending to be astronauts.
Artist: Mo Willems
(EKA: Episode 3701)
Film Wegman's dogs form a W.
(EKA: Episode 3316)
SCENE 5 Back in Arizona, Telly asks the cowpoke if she knows anything about how to get to Sesame Street. She hasn't heard of it, but asks Telly about Mumford's strange attire. He explains he's a magician and she wants to see a trick. Flattered, Mumford waves his wand and...
SCENE 5 cont'd ...sends himself and Telly to the North Pole!
Muppets Nathan Lane and The Oinker Sisters sing "Sing."
(First: Episode 3830)
SCENE 6 Big Bird continues waiting and almost gets enticed by Alan to have a sandwich in the meantime. Big Bird keeps his promise and continues to wait.
SCENE 7 Telly tells Mumford how angry he is about their current predicament and tells him they're gonna walk to Hooper's, no matter how long it takes. He phones Hooper's to tell Big Bird to eat without him, learning Big Bird was going to have a birdseed salad sandwich. Inspired, Mumford uses that for the magic words and...
SCENE 7 cont'd ...the two finally arrive at Hooper's! Mumford offers to magically conjure up their meals, but Telly instantly shuts the idea down.
Muppets Elmo's World: Transportation
(First: Episode 3840)
SCENE 8 The trio scarfs down their sandwiches as Alan announces the sponsors.

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