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Episode 3939

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Sesame Street
Plot Elmo and Miles play basketball
(repeat of 3814)
Air date February 1, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Sponsors O, 10
Syndication PBS Sprout
Releases

3939

Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1
Elmo greets the viewer and shows the sponsors. He then spots Miles practicing for his basketball game later. Elmo offers to help, but Miles is shooting, which only needs one person, but Elmo gladly watches.
Song
"It's Harder the First Time" - Children try various activities (riding tricycles, tying shoes, etc.) and progressively improve.
(EKA: Episode 3038)
Animation
In a Van Gogh painting, a baby takes its first steps to Papa.
(EKA: Episode 3492)
Muppets / Celebrity
Garth Brooks, Herry Monster and the daycare monsters sing "Together, We'll Make Music."
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Cartoon
A girl practices to roller skate over many days.
(EKA: Episode 3608)
SCENE 2
Elmo continues to admire Miles’ basketball skills.
Animation
Fans reveal the letter O.
(EKA: Episode 3021)
Animation
Letter Garden: O
(EKA: Episode 3010)
Cartoon
O for open, off, owl, ocean
(EKA: Episode 3091)
Muppets
Muppet & Kid Moments: Lexine gives Cookie Monster a cookie.
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Cartoon
"Alphabet Jungle"
(EKA: Episode 2879)
SCENE 3
Miles finally calls upon Elmo for help. He needs to practice shooting with someone blocking him and shows Elmo how.
Cartoon
Aliens have a hard time playing basketball, until they decide to take turns.
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Song
"Jump" (soul)
(First: Episode 3136)
Muppets
Ernie plays a guessing game with the viewer to guess what he's holding behind his back. It's small, yellow and you squeeze it. It's Rubber Duckie!
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Film
What sound does a duck make?
(EKA: Episode 3298)
Muppets
Ernie holds something else behind his back. It's small, yellow and he brings you your mail. It's Mail-Carrier Duckie!
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Film
At a barbershop, Wegman's dogs act as hair stylists.
(EKA: Episode 3834)
Muppets
Ernie plays the game again, now holding something small, yellow and he puts out fires. It's Fire Chief Duckie!
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Cartoon
Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
(EKA: Episode 2784)
Muppets
Ernie plays one last round. He's small, yellow and aids the sick. It's Dr. Duckie!
(EKA: Episode 3814)
Film
Jodi goes to the doctor for a check-up.
(EKA: Episode 3733)

SCENE 4
Now, Miles needs Elmo to pass him the ball so he can shoot it. Just then, all of Miles’ friends arrive so they can go to the game. Elmo is excited to go and play and Miles’ team, until he learns the game is just for “big kids”. Miles promises to play with Elmo when he gets back and Elmo begins to mope.
Song
Joe Raposo sings "I Believe in Little Things".
re-filmed version
(EKA: Episode 2485)
Cartoon
The Bellhop must take ten terriers for a walk. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 2624)
Animation
Rubber Stamp #10
(EKA: Episode 3037)
Animation
Clown Honking #10
(EKA: Episode 3529)
Muppets
Grover and Mr. Johnson: Grover the taxi driver picks up Mr. Johnson, who's startled to find his usual waiter driving a cab. Mr. Johnson wants to go to the library. Grover says that that is a very wise choice, and talks about the great things about a library. "Of course, you could also go to the zoo," he observes, and talks about the benefits of visiting the zoo. He also suggests the museum, or a movie. Mr. Johnson insists that they go to the library -- but Grover says they'll have to wait until he gets his cab fixed.
(EKA: Episode 3486)
Film
A mother and daughter signal for a taxi, and they're picked up by people dressed as the letters TAXI.
(EKA: Episode 3789)

SCENE 5
Gordon finds a sad Elmo sitting on the wall and is told about what happened earlier. Gordon explains that sometimes, certain age groups usually play together. Since neither of them have Miles around, Gordon suggest they do something together. Elmo wants to look at a picture of Miles and Gordon shows him a whole slew of them.
Film
Three girls do a "One Potato" rhyme.
(EKA: Episode 3451)
Cartoon
Number Guy: 10 Pigs
(EKA: Episode 3753)
Film
A girl uses an instant camera to take pictures of her friends, who demonstrate several emotions.
(EKA: Episode 3749)
SCENE 6
Elmo now feels better, but still wishes Miles was around to play. Miles and his friends show up to eat at Hooper’s, but Miles decides to play with Elmo first.
Cartoon
Jerry Nelson sings "I'm the Big One Now."
(EKA: Episode 2876)
Muppets
Bert asks Bernice how she knows the letter of the day, and they watch this segment ...
(EKA: Episode 3870)
Cartoon
A lady receives a letter O in the mail, which promptly rolls around her living room.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3432)
Film
A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(EKA: Episode 3136)
Cartoon
A shy girl wants to join a group bouncing a ball. (audible dialogue)
Artist: Joanna Priestley
(EKA: Episode 2849)
SCENE 7
During their game, Big Bird and Zoe come to Elmo to remind him it’s time for their game of tag. Miles doesn’t mind him leaving and plays his dad at basketball.
Muppets
Elmo's World: Balls
(First: Episode 3786)
SCENE 8
Elmo announces the sponsors as Miles and his dad continue their game.


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