Muppet Wiki

Episode 4141

Talk0
27,140pages on
this wiki
Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird Breaks Elmo's Tricycle
Air date August 23, 2007
Season Season 38
Sponsors R, 8
Syndication
Releases

4141

Picture Segment Description
4141a
COLD OPEN
"What's the Word on the Street?" -- tricycle
4110zd
Muppets
Elmo rides a tricycle and sings "Riding My Tricycle" to express his joy and pride in the activity.
(First: Episode 4083)
4141b

4141c

4141d
SCENE
Elmo greets the viewer, and says he plans to ride his tricycle all day. Big Bird encounters him, and expresses interest in riding Elmo's tricycle. Elmo agrees to let Big Bird do so, but as soon as Big Bird sits down on the tricycle, it breaks!
4141e

4141f
SCENE
cont'd
Elmo is sad about his broken tricycle and Big Bird feels bad because he didn't mean to break it. Gordon helps them both feel better by reminding them that they can take the broken tricycle to the Fix-It Shop! Oscar objects to this ("If it's broken, don't fix it!"), and asks if he can have Elmo's broken tricycle. Oscar pretends not to mind when Elmo says no, because "It's a lose-lose situation!" As they head for the Fix-It Shop, however, Oscar mumbles to himself "what a waste!"
4141g

4141h
SCENE
cont'd
Meanwhile, Maria is busy working on Mrs. Crustworthy's toaster, which Mrs. Crustworthy desperately needs for the Toaster Lovers Society luncheon - "or I'm toast!" Elmo, Big Bird and Gordon approach the shop with the broken tricycle, and Maria says she'll fix it right after she fixes the toaster - but Elmo doesn't know what to do while waiting for the tricycle to be fixed. Big Bird offers to help Elmo think of something.
4141i

4141j

4141k
SCENE
cont'd
Mrs. Crustworthy finds it hard to wait for her toaster to be fixed. Then she decides to play "The Toast Lovers' Participatory Popping Game", which is pretending you're a piece of toast in a toaster. The waiting pays off, because now the toaster is ready! Maria then sets her eyes on the pile of tricycle parts - "Where do I begin?"
4141l

4141m
SCENE
cont'd
Elmo and Big Bird try to think of what they can do while they wait, but all they can think about is how much they both wish Elmo could be riding his tricycle. As Elmo talks, Big Bird motions as if he were riding a pretend tricycle. This gives Elmo the idea to begin riding a pretend tricycle, too.
4141n

4141o

4141p
SCENE
cont'd
They both ride pretend tricycles while singing about their imaginary rides, describing all that they see and all they can do. Pretend tricycles are lots of fun because they can ride them anywhere their imagination takes them, even under the sea!
4141q
SCENE
cont'd
Elmo has so much fun riding his pretend tricycle with Big Bird that when his real tricycle is fixed, he decides to keep playing with Big Bird as they ride their pretend tricycles to the moon!
3958w1
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie sings about the things she can imagine herself doing "In My Head."
(EKA: Episode 3691)
Alecbaldwin
Celebrity
Alec Baldwin really likes the word tricycle.
4141-Nicholas
Film
Nicholas is now old enough to rollerblade, and ride a bike without training wheels.
(EKA: Episode 3720)
4128za
Muppets
The Letter of the Day: R
Cookie Monster sings a rap song about the letter R, naming R words and singing about how he shouldn't eat the letter of the day while singing the song, but then he finishes the song (and after that, he finishes the cookie).
(First: Episode 3995)
3995t
Cartoon
A gang of pirates sing about their favorite letter, R.
(EKA: Episode 3995)
4141-Rfilm
Film
The letter R is made out of rocks, painted, and found on the road.
(EKA: Episode 3742)
Song.imaginethat
Muppets
Ernie sings "Imagine That." He sings about things that he sometimes imagines to be: first a knight in shining armor who battles a dragon, then a sailor, and finally, himself.
(EKA: Episode 2598)
Film.FlyGirl
Film
A girl likes to pretend she can fly.
(EKA: Episode 2977)
3982c
Muppets / Celebrity
R.E.M. sings "Furry Happy Monsters."
(EKA: Episode 3844)
3962j
Cartoon
The story of Tommy LaPlaid, the painter so sad until he discovered the joys of kicking his paints on the canvas.
Artist: Mo Willems
(EKA: Episode 3382)
4141-Abbyspell
Muppets
Abby Cadabby thinks of a word that rhymes with milk so she can turn a glass of it into a pumpkin. The spell works, not on the glass of milk, but on The Elephant, who uses his memory to remember what he was before so Abby can change him back little by little.
4141-elephantclouds
Animation
Elephants appear in the clouds as Vivaldi music plays.
(EKA: Episode 3712)
Grover.magician
Muppets
Grover borrows The Amazing Mumford's cape to perform as a magician, with Chris as his assistant. Chris chooses a card from Grover's deck and shows the audience that it's an 8. When Grover guesses correctly, Chris is genuinely amazed. After a second and third time that Chris draws an 8 from the deck, he calls Grover on his "trick": every card in the deck is an 8. Determined to amaze Chris, Grover promises to turn into the number 8. When even "a la peanut butter sandwiches" can't help him, he makes Chris look away while he places an 8 on the table.
4141-hiphopbeat8
Song
"OK, We Got a Hip-Hop Beat" - #8
3976zf
Video
Eight children dance in a colorblock grid.
(EKA: Episode 3132)
3979zc
Song
"It's a Long Hard Road, But I'm Gonna Get There." (Vocals by Jerry Nelson)
(EKA: Episode 3397)
Ewbike-interview
Muppets
Elmo's World: Bicycles
(First: Episode 3969)
4128zr
Cast
The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 692
Trash is heroically tired on Planet Vacation, and relaxes on a lawn chair.
(First: Episode 4128)


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 4140 Episode 4142

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki