|Plot||Ernie's Rubber Duckie loses its squeak|
|Air date||February 28, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Sponsors||K, 9, and by Rubber Duckie|
|Syndication||PBS Kids Sprout|
| ||It's time for Big Bird's daily la-las, and the kids join him in singing "We All Sing La La La Together."|
| || || Herry and Rosita sing a monster lullaby to their dolls. The lullaby works on Herry, who grows eyelids!|
(First: Episode 3835)
| || The Number of The Day: 9|
9 nifty bats, dressed to the nines, fly in after 9 is announced to be the number of the day, and The Count counts them.
| || Milo Counting #9|
(EKA: Episode 3578)
| || "Nine Chickens"|
(EKA: Episode 3382)
| ||Ernie introduces Rubber Duckie -- three times. He explains to Zoe how great Rubber Duckie is, and how he squeaks everytime he squeezes him. Then, Rubber Duckie stops squeaking.|
| || ||Maria comes by. Zoe and Ernie try singing "Rubber Duckie" and counting to twenty to fix Rubber Duckie's squeak. Zoe decides to ask an adult: "The Amazing Mumford!"|
| || ||Mumford, changing his magic words each time, makes Rubber Duckie sound like a car horn and a telephone. Then he makes himself squeak, and Rubber Duckie silent. He offers a replacement duck, named Louie, but Ernie refuses.|
| || ||Mumford suggests they should ask Maria, who, as Zoe says, "used to be pretty good at fixing things." After Ernie finally lets her hold Rubber Duckie, she extracts a piece of lint from his squeaker.|
| || ||Ernie very nervously attempts to squeak Rubber Duckie. He squeaks normally. Everyone joins in to sing "Rubber Duckie."|
| ||Big Bird shows his favorite toy, Radar. Kids talk about their favorite toys.|
| || || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the chicken coop.
| ||The Dixie Chicks and some chickens sing "Sing."|
| || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
| || A gymnastics team practices tricks for the circus.|
(EKA: Episode 2943)
| || Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque. We found him!
| || Ernie and Bert sing "Things That I Remember." Ernie and Bert recall the things that they remember, over a montage of classic Ernie and Bert clips.|
(First: Episode 3656)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey To Ernie.
| || Hero Guy|
Hero Guy has to rescue the kitty drawn in the tree, but the kitty is afraid.
| || The Letter of the Day: K|
To prevent himself from eating it, Cookie Monster sends the Letter K Cookie away on the Letter K train. However, the train arrives back a few moments later.
(First: Episode 3989)
| || K - king, kiss, key|
(EKA: Episode 3084)
| || A big K emerges, "Jaws"-like, in a swimming pool.|
(EKA: Episode 3326)
| || The Spanish Word of the Day: perro|
Several dogs pounce on Grover to demonstrate the word perro (dog).
(First: Episode 3986)
| || Elmo's World: Babies|
(First: Episode 3854)
| ||With Ernie's and Zoe's help, Rubber Duckie reads the sponsors.|
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