|Plot||Baby Bear's new parrot|
|Air date||February 8, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Syndication||PBS Kids Sprout|
| ||SCENE 1||A duck tries to quack a joke, but it can't stop laughing about it. Then Gordon suggests that they sing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," though substituting "ha-ha-has" for the lyrics.|
| ||Muppets|| Monster Clubhouse|
Today's Snacktime is Milk, and a man arrives looking for a kazoo club meeting.
(First: Episode 3941)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 6|
Five sheep and a duck arrive to celebrate that the Number of the Day is 6.
|Film||Wegman dogs ride canoes to illustrate the number 6.|
|SCENE 2||Telly plays with his hamster Chuckie Sue. Baby Bear arrives to tell him that Papa Bear has allowed him to have a pet. Telly assumes that it will be a hamster, but Baby Bear isn't sure if he wants a hamster.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Elmo arrives with Dorothy and suggests getting a goldfish. Elmo says that Dorothy is singing The Alphabet Song.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Since Gina is a veterinarian, Baby Bear asks her for advice. However, she is busy tending to all of Old MacDonald's animals. In song, Old MacDonald and his animals suggest a cow, a pig, or other farm animals.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||The Big Bad Wolf suggests to Baby Bear that he would make a great pet.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Gordon discusses the problem with Baby Bear until Papa Bear arrives with a parrot. Baby Bear names him Ralph and teaches him to talk.|
|Film||Elmo talks about Dorothy, and kids talk about their pets.|
| ||Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
|Cartoon|| Sand creatures illustrate the song, "Sing," with vocals by Stephanie D'Abruzzo.|
(First: Episode 3981)
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by repeating a clapping pattern.
|Film|| Angel Corella dances with the alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters.|
(EKA: Episode 3785)
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box at the supermarket. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie and Bert: Ernie brings home a puppy, and asks Bert to guess what it is. Bert wants to name him Norman.|
(EKA: Episode 2292)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
|Muppets|| The Letter of the Day: A|
Cookie Monster locks the Letter A Cookie inside a safe, along with the key, to prevent himself from eating it. The plan almost works until Cookie eats the safe entirely: "the best laid plans of mice and men and Cookie Monster."
|Film|| A for action, acrobat, art, artichoke, and applause.|
(First: Episode 3266)
|Cartoon|| A for Acorn|
(EKA: Episode 2477)
|Muppets|| Spanish Word of the Day: gato|
A cow tries to help Rosita by illustrating gato, but she isn't a cat. Suddenly Little Murray Sparkles comes by and Rosita replies that this is what gato is.
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Bicycles|
(First: Episode 3969)
|SCENE 3||The duck is still laughing, so Big Bird helps him to read the sponsors. The full credit scroll follows.|
- Lisa Simon directed this episode.
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