|Plot||The Bouncing Box|
|Air date||February 20, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
| ||SCENE 1||Big Bird peeks through the shapes on his doors and opens with a frog joke. His joke comes true as the frog gets hiccups from laughing so hard. Next, Maria and the kids play "Three of These Things" with a kangaroo, a rabbit, a fish and a grasshopper. Then they pretend to be frogs with hiccups.|
|Muppets|| Monster Clubhouse|
Today's Furry Feeling of the Day is Angry, and the gang gets chased by an elephant.
(EKA: Episode 3987)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 18|
A jumping number 18 arrives as the Number of the Day.
|Film|| Kid mural painting 18.|
(First: Episode 3582)
| ||SCENE 2||At the Mail It Shop, Maria is sorting mail. Big Bird offers to help, but a box starts to move and jumps off the table.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||The box bounces down Sesame Street, and Big Bird chases it. However, it doesn't disrupt Alan and Gordon's chess game.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Zoe is the Royal Princessy Queen of the ABCs, so they sing the Alphabet Song. Zoe was sitting on the box, but it escapes.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Big Bird asks Alan and Gordon to help look for the box. They suggest listening for the unique boingy sound, which is similar to but not quite exactly like Dana on her pogo stick or Shaquille on his bouncing ball. Finally the box comes bouncing down the street and Alan catches it.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Maria finishes packing the chickens' eggs as Alan takes a wild ride on the bouncing box. With Maria's help, they stop the box from bouncing.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||The box is for Big Bird. Granny Bird enrolled him in The Letter of the Month Club, and inside is a joyful jumping J.|
|Song|| "Jump" (soul)|
(First: Episode 3136)
| ||Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by singing Old MacDonald Had a Farm with the Three Little Pigs.
|Cartoon|| Jim Thurman sings "Calcutta Joe."|
Animation by Buzzco Associates, Inc.
(First: Episode 2492)
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box with the Martians' help.
|Celebrity|| Little Richard sings "Rubber Duckie."|
(First: Episode 3263)
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie sings "I Like Laughing When I'm Happy Best of All" with Baby Natasha.|
(First: Episode 3847)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey To Ernie.
|Muppets|| The Letter of the Day: J|
Cookie Monster jumps along with a jumping cookie with the letter J on it. Upon "tiring" the cookie out, he chows down on it.
|Film||Her J, His J|
|Muppets|| The Spanish Word of the Day: Agua|
Rosita shows the viewer what agua means.
(First: Episode 3984)
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Teeth|
(First: Episode 3919)
|SCENE 3||Big Bird and the first letter in the word Jazz, the Letter J, read the sponsors.|
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