|Plot||Oscar pretends that he's at a grouch theme park|
|Air date||February 26, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
| ||SCENE 1||Big Bird and Snuffy try to play a rhyming game with -am words. They want to annoy Oscar with -am words, until he says "scram." Oscar hears their plan, and tries to resist. Eventually, however, the word inevitably slips out.|
|Celebrity|| Little Richard sings "Rosita," a song about feelings, to Rosita.|
(EKA: Episode 3225)
|Muppets|| The Number of The Day: 16|
A beauty queen 16 appears after 16 is announced to be the number of the day.
|Cartoon||Sixteen pigs form various acrobatic pyramids.|
| ||SCENE 2||The neighbors are acting happier than usual, so Oscar decides to watch some Grouch TV. Meanwhile, in the arbor, Big Bird and Snuffy plan a day with friends for everyone.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Oscar watches a commercial for Six Crabs Yucky World, a Grouch theme park. He demands that Maria take him to the web site on the Internet.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||The web site says that there are no rooms, so Oscar prints out the list of the theme park's attractions. After he leaves, another Grouch asks about the park too.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||In the arbor, Luis plays the Spanish song "Los Pollitos" in which everyone pretends they're a chicken. Trying to replicate the Yucky World experience, Oscar tries to argue with himself, but it doesn't work. He tries eating the same food, but he finds his PB&J (peanut butter and jalapeño) sandwich and his oyster juice float to be too delicious.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Oscar is frustrated that he can't recreate the experience, and his moaning concerns everyone else. He dramatically tosses out the list and shrinks back inside his trash can, but Luis has an idea.|
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|Alan has some yucky food from the Yucky World restaurant's recipe, and Maria and Oscar have a Grouchy argument. Next, Luis and Gordon take him on a ride on the Sesame Street version of the Howl 'N' Scowl Roller Coaster. Oscar is thrilled to have such friends. Maria and Gina take him on another ride.|
|Film|| Cookie Monster sings "What is Friend?" over scenes of kids playing with their friends.|
(First: Episode 3886)
| ||Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the supermarket.
|Cartoon||A sand crab trying to build a sand house builds a moat so it won't be taken by the tide.|
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie and Elmo sing "Sing After Me."|
(First: Episode 3802)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey To Ernie.
|Muppets|| Hero Guy|
Hero Guy hits a fly ball, but will Hero Guy be able to catch it?
(EKA: Episode 3984)
|Muppets|| The Letter of the Day: F|
Cookie Monster plans to draw a picture of the letter cookie so that he can eat it yet still teach the letter thereof. He ends up eating both the cookie and the drawing, though!
|Film|| Alphaboy fans his father's feet with feathers.|
(EKA: Episode 3524)
|Muppets|| The Spanish Word of the Day: sí, no|
Does Rosita have time for the Spanish Word Of The Day, or doesn't she?
(First: Episode 3981)
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Bugs|
(First: Episode 3917)
| ||SCENE 3||Big Bird and Gordon read the sponsors, while Maria and Gina continue giving Oscar a roller coaster ride. Oscar: "What would I do without my crummy friends?"|
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