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Sesame Street
Plot Mumford makes the letter "S" disappear
Air date March 20, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Sponsors S, 16

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1
Elmo welcomes the viewer and displays his sparkly letter S. The Amazing Mumford comes by and wants to show off his new magic wand, the Disappearatron X-38, which can make anything disappear. He makes Elmo's S vanish, but struggles to make it re-appear. He consults the instruction booklet.
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Film
"S, You're the Best" (sung by Ron Marshall)
(EKA: Episode 3551)
PileOfLetters-S
Cartoon
A girl searches for the letter S in a mound of letters.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(EKA: Episode 3756)
MagnetTrick
Muppets
Ernie and Bert: Bert shows Ernie his trick of picking up paper clips without using his fingers. The answer is a magnet, but Ernie says Bert's trick is mistaken, since he used his fingers to pick up the magnet.
Toon.bigkid
Cartoon
"Big Kid Photo Album"
(EKA: Episode 3441)
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SCENE 2
Alan shows Elmo something unusual: the letter S on his "soup" sign keeps disappearing. Gina points out the Ss on the street sign are gone, as well is the S in "Snuffy" as Big Bird tries writing it. Mumford has made all the Ss on Sesame Street disappear!
Western-S
Animation
A cowboy sings about the S words.
(EKA: Episode 3720)
Deargrandma
Film
A girl writes a letter to her grandmother about going to summer camp.
(EKA: Episode 3270)
4143-ThatsTheWayIRead
Muppets
Telly, Zoe, and Prairie Dawn sing "That's the Way I Read," about the different ways each of them can read a book.
(First: Episode 3651)
Africanquilt2
Cartoon
African quilt pattern #2
(EKA: Episode 3134)
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SCENE 3
Mumford returns with the instructions. The wand begins shake and omit a noise and with an "A la spill the beans," it grows a face! It sings a short musical clue as to where the Ss are: inside something. Elmo begins to look for the letters.
Detective.Linedots
Cartoon
A detective discovers an odd pattern on a road.
(EKA: Episode 2292)
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Film
Kid Mural Painting #16
(EKA: Episode 3657)
16tvsets
Animation
An animated truck displays 16 television sets.
(EKA: Episode 2882)
GrowingNumbers16
Animation
Growing Numbers #16
(EKA: Episode 3027)
WhyIlovemybrothersshoes
Cartoon
Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother's shoes.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 3021)
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SCENE 4
Elmo looks in Oscar's trash can, but there aren't any Ss inside. Slimey helps out by forming himself into an S, then disappears. Oscar begins to worry, when the wand sings another clue: the letters are in a rectangle-shaped box.
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Song
Jerry Nelson sings "The Inside Story" over film footage which shows the insides of ordinary household items. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 2795)
Suzie.Judge16
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #16
(First: Episode 3925)
Martians.16
Muppets
The Martians discover a number 16.
(First: Episode 3387)
Magician.badday
Cartoon
A magician writes in his diary about the many mishaps during his performance. (new sound effects added)
(EKA: Episode 2449)
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SCENE 5
As a customer orders some "oup" at Hooper'_ _tore, Elmo and Oscar relay the clues to Alan. He looks in a couple of boxes they have, but finds nothing and adds it could take a while to look through all the boxes they have. Mumford's wand sings another clue: the box is under a plant, so they all head to the garden.
Floatingkids.rectangle
Film
Four kids fly around and form a rectangle.
(EKA: Episode 3131)
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Celebrity
Ray Charles sings the Alphabet Song, and various celebrities join in, including Michael Jeter, Patrick Stewart, Tony Bennett, Shari Lewis, Lamb Chop, Harry Belafonte, Grover, David Robinson, and Ellen DeGeneres.
(EKA: Episode 3526)
N&NDuet
Cartoon
Noodles and Nedd: Making music with tools and a trumpet.
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Muppets
Big Bird recites a poem by Radar, introducing Cecille the Ball.
(First: Episode 3827)
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Animation
Cecille sings "I'm Gonna Get to You"
(EKA: Episode 2951)
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SCENE 6
They all reach the garden, where Stinky the Stinkweed notices the missing S on his flower pot. They realize he's a plant with a rectangle box underneath. They open the box and all the Ss (and Slimey) are released. The wand sings about how now's the time for Elmo's World, but Elmo expects some more singing from her. "What am I? Britney Spears?," the wand quips, "A la Elmo's World!"
Ewbirth-birthday
Muppets
Elmo's World: Birthdays
(First: Episode 3940)
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SCENE 7
As Oscar reunites with Slimey, the wand announces the sponsors.


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