|Plot||Fun with a stick|
|Air date||March 19, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Written by||Ian Ellis James|
|SCENE 1||Big Bird joins Gina as she teaches the kids the "Up and Down Dance."|
|Muppets|| Grover demonstrates up and down by getting the curtain at the theater to raise and lower.|
(First: Episode 3242)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 15|
The Count sings as he tries to get to the number of the day, and a penguin presents him with a number 15.
(First: Episode 3995)
|Cartoon|| An animated number 15 sings "How Hard It Is to Be 15" to a child who is trying to count from 1 to 20, but can't remember 15.|
(First: Episode 2743)
|Film|| 15s on sticks cascade toward the camera as boats race by on a river on the background.|
(First: Episode 3280)
|SCENE 2||Elmo and Rosita look around for a stick they can play with. After Gina passes through, they find Hannah's baby blanket has fallen on the ground. They find various uses for it (such as a scarf or bull fighter's cape), when Gina returns to reclaim it.|
|SCENE 2 cont'd||Over at the Mail-It Shop, Maria deals with a Muppet farmer and his cow, who pick up a package from Urban Cowfitters. Elmo and Rosita come by looking for a stick and instead, have fun finding using blank sheet of copy paper as a telescope and a box as a boat.|
|SCENE 2 cont'd||Elmo and Rosita tell Gina about their adventures, but feel blue about not having found a stick. Suddenly, Rosita looks a few feet away and finds one. They pretend it's a princess who has been turned into a stick (and prefers being that way).|
| ||Muppets / Film|| Big Bird imagines an elephant dancing, as the kids talk about imagination.|
(First: Episode 3951)
| ||Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque.
|Muppets / Celebrity|| Angel Corella dances the Ballet Alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters. (edited)|
(First: Episode 3785)
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the supermarket.
|Animation||Kids see clouds turn into a rooster, car and sheep.|
|Muppets|| Journey To Ernie|
Big Bird tries to catch Ernie's box using the penguins' pattern. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie & Bert — Ernie can't sleep, because he's afraid of dark shadows and spooky things. Bert comforts him, and the two sing "Imagination" before falling asleep.|
(First: Episode 3820)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie!
|Muppets|| Hero Guy|
Hero Guy and Baby Bear have a counting adventure in outer space. In outer space, Hero Guy counts twenty stars.
|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."
(First: Episode 3985)
|Film|| A for action, acrobat, art, artichoke, and applause.|
(First: Episode 3266)
|Cartoon|| Soul A!|
(First: Episode 3359)
|Muppets|| Spanish Word of the Day: perro|
A bunch of dogs pounce Grover to illustrate the word perro.
(First: Episode 3986)
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Telephones|
(First: Episode 3870)
|SCENE 3||Elmo and Rosita pretend their sticks are a prince and princess, using their magic stick form to pretend they're magic wands. Using the "wands," the monsters help Big Bird present the sponsors.|
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