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Sesame Street
Plot Big Bird and Snuffy Talent Show
Air date September 26, 2008
Season Season 39 (2008)
Sponsors P, 5
Syndication PBS Kids Sprout
Releases

4171

Picture Segment Description
4171a
COLD OPEN
What's the Word on the Street: Glockenspiel
4171b

4171c
SCENE 1
Big Bird and Snuffy welcome the viewer to Sesame Street, and to the Big Bird and Snuffy Talent Show! They realize that they don't know what a talent show is, so they ask Leela to fill them in. Big Bird and Snuffy agree to have Leela be the first guest on their talent show, but she needs to get to work at the laundromat. Thinking quickly, she decides to juggle an apple and an orange, and Big Bird has her sing the alphabet song while doing so.
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4171e
SCENE 1
cont'd
Big Bird and Snuffy are amazed at what Leela just did, and look for another guest. Wolfgang tries to call attention to himself by playing his glockenspiel, but they tell him to play somewhere else. Wolfgang sadly rolls away, and they continue looking for a guest. They spot Cookie Monster passing by, and ask him to do something talented on the spot. He devours a cookie and remarks, "Define talent!"
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4171g
SCENE 1
cont'd
Wolfgang rolls by again, and Big Bird and Snuffy brush him off for the second time. Leela comes back, and they beg her to display another talent. This time she dances around a laundry basket, and Mr. Johnson's shorts even join her! Mr. Johnson comes to pick up his laundry and walks off in a huff.
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4171i
SCENE 1
cont'd
Leela really has to leave. Big Bird and Snuffy beg her to stay with them, when Wolfgang rolls by once again with his glockenspiel. She points out that this seal is talented, so they finally give him a chance to display his talent.
The entire street scene can be viewed at Sesamestreet.org.
Clay.instruments
Animation
A character comes across some instruments, and attempts to play them.
4171.RandyJackson
Muppets / Celebrity
Randy Jackson plays the glockenspiel with a dog.
3962c
Film
Laurel talks about her love of dancing, Jonathan talks about singing, Samantha talks about drawing. and Nick talks about acting.
(EKA: Episode 3962)
CabSing1

CabSing2

CabSing3
Cartoon
In an homage to the musical cartoons of the 1930's, Cab Callowmouse sneaks into a museum and leads the painted characters in a "Sing" medley.
(EKA: Episode 3924)
Cut from the Sprout version. See below
4171j
SCENE 2
Big Bird and Snuffy present the letter of the day, P, who displays its talent by making its own sound.
4139n
Film
Pam goes to the pizza parlor and displays her favorite P words.
(First: Episode 4072)
P-buildings
Animation
The letter P is found on buildings.
(EKA: Episode 3354)
MurrayLamb.logo

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4171.MurrayLamb2
Muppets
Murray Has a Little Lamb
Murray's lamb, Ovejita, leads him to another secret escuela with the clues of pintura (paint), pegamento (glue), y masilla (clay). The school turns out to be an art school, where kids create art of all kinds. Murray and Ovejita draw and paint pictures of fish with the kids.
Cut from the Sprout version. See below
4157.jazzband
Animation
A jazz band comes together to play the same notes.
(EKA: Episode 4157)
4171.AbbyElmo
Muppets
Elmo and Abby Cadabby point out the ways that they're the same and different, and Elmo imagines himself as a pink fairy monster.
3958w1
Cartoon
Suzie Kabloozie sings about the things she can imagine herself doing "In My Head."
(EKA: Episode 3691)
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SCENE 3
Next on the Big Bird and Snuffy talent show: the five flying 5s!
3978e1
Film
Chinese acrobats demonstrate "5."
(EKA: Episode 3978)
Mom.5balls
Cartoon
A girl's mom can dribble 5 balls.
(EKA: Episode 3448)
4111zb
Muppets
Ernie and Bert sing "Rub Your Tummy".
(First: Episode 4040)
HumanBodyArrows
Animation
Arrows give a presentation of the human body.
(EKA: Episode 3069)
4109z
Muppets / Celebrity

John Legend sings "It Feels Good When You Sing a Song" with Hoots.
(First: Episode 4109)

Ewsing-count
Muppets
Elmo's World: Singing
(First: Episode 3851)
4171l
SCENE 4
Big Bird and Snuffy introduce Leela for the third time, and she announces the sponsors, who come out on stage and take a bow.

Alterations

Picture Segment Description
LunarLounge1

LunarLounge2

3990r
Cartoon
In an homage to the musical cartoons of the 1930's, Cab Callomouse attends a revue at the Lunar Lounge.
This segment replaces the "Sing" cartoon in the Sprout and online versions.
4110zl

4110zm
Muppets
Global Grover:
Grover returns from Bangladesh with a fruit basket of "art supplies." In his film, Nishta and her classmates take an art class and learn to make art with fruit and leaves. Afterward, Grover tries to enlist a penguin's help in making a painting, and ends up imprinting himself on the page!
This segment replaces "Murray Has a Little Lamb" in the Sprout and online versions
4115zc
Animation
Traction Jackson sings, “Fruit Snack Samba” to his dog Bernie sing about choosing fruits as an anytime snack.
This segment is added after "Rub Your Tummy" in the Sprout and online version.



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