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Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear's New Sitter (repeat of 4186)
Air date December 19, 2013
Season Season 44 (2013-2014)
Sponsors O, 20


Picture Segment Description
What's the Word on the Street?: Fabulous
(First: Episode 4186)

Gina plays with Marco and meets an excited Baby Bear and Curly Bear. Baby Bear explains that tonight, his parents are going out to dinner, leaving them with their favorite babysitter, Grandmama Bear. However, Mama Bear and Papa Bear arrive with bad news: Grandmama Bear came down with a cold and can’t come over. Baby Bear is crushed, but Gina points out Gabi nearby and finds her an excellent babysitter. Gabi accepts the job, but Baby Bear doesn’t think too well of it.
SCENE cont'd
As Curly runs around excitedly for Gabi to come, Papa Bear confronts Baby Bear about having any problems. Baby Bear covers up his own fears by claiming Curly’s the one who’s afraid of a new baby sitter. Gabi arrives, which means the parent’s must go, but Baby Bear tries to prolong their departure as much as he can.
SCENE cont'd
First, Gabi wants to play a game, but Baby Bear points out that when their grandma is there, they always eat porridge-raisin cookies. Gabi doesn’t know how to make those, but has granola bars instead. Covering his problems again, Baby Bear claims that “Curly” won’t like the bars, but to his surprise, she loves them! Baby Bear tries one and enjoys it as well.

SCENE cont'd
Gabi asks the children what they want to do now and Baby Bear claims that Grandma Bear would sing some golden-oldie bear songs, but Gabi doesn’t know any. However, she believes they can make up a new one and she cracks up a beat. She makes up a new song called “Doing the Bear”, which Baby Bear loves. Now, Gabi wants to play a game (which is exactly what Grandma Bear would do now), but she doesn’t know any bear games. Baby Bear finally sees the light and realizes “Curly” doesn’t have to do everything the same way they did it before. They begin playing all sorts of games, such as tag and “Ring Around the Rosie”.
SCENE cont'd
Mama Bear and Papa bear arrive back, but the kids don’t want her to leave, but they rejoice at the idea of her coming back again.
Muppets / Celebrity
Kim Cattrall thinks a fairy with flapping wings that sparkle, a blues-singing shoe and a dancing robot are fabulous!
(First: Episode 4186)
"Fear": Kids tell what they are afraid of, then what helps them get over their fear.
Artist: Todd Parr
(First: Episode 4215)
Abby's Flying Fairy School is next, but first, Murray wants to know the letter of the day. Ovejita provides him with some clues, including an orange, oar and owl - all O words!
(First: Episode 4269)
Owen dives beneath the waves to find some underwater O words, discovering a whole oceanic orchestra.
Murray and Katelyn introduce Abby's Flying Fairy School.
(First: Episode 4302)


Muppets / Animation
Abby's Flying Fairy School
It's now naptime for the class and everyone heads to their beds. Abby, however, can't fall asleep. Mrs. Sparklenose tells her to count sheep. Abby can't imagine sheep and can't consult a sleeping Mrs. Sparklenose. She poofs 3 real sheep into the classroom, who wake up Blogg. They count the sheep, but need more to fall asleep. Suddenly, a chorus line of 7 more sheep appear. They are still not asleep and wake up Peck too. Abby makes more sheep appear, in the form of a football team. Gonnigan is woken up and chased by the team. They call on Spot, who shows them a subtraction video. They get an idea to subtract the sheep and lead each group out of the room. Once the sheep are cleared, the students fall asleep. Mrs. Sparklenose sees them and extends naptime for a bit. (updated theme song)
(First: Episode 4215)
"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star": A girl imagines her and her teddy bear exploring the stars in space.
Directors: David Cowles and Jeremy Galante; Music: Alison Cowles
"Super Grover 2.0" is next, but now, Magic Murray will do a trick! He conjures up the number 20 from his hat and he and Ovejita bring in 20 butterflies.
(First: Episode 4269)
"Number 20 Song"
(First: Episode 4269)
Murray and the kids introduce "Super Grover 2.0."

Super Grover 2.0
A squirrel wants to display his giant acorn, but his shelf comes lose. Super Grover 2.0 arrives and tries holding it up, finding that won't work, nor does his sticky tape. The squirrel notices a hole in the shelf and thinks something should go in. Grover plugs a carrot in, which doesn't keep the shelf attached to the tree. The squirrel then notes the hole has ridges, so Grover tries a rigid potato chip that fails too. He finally pulls out a screw, which he thinks is useless. Despite Grover's doubts, the squirrel pulls out his screwdriver and uses the screw to attach his shelf to the tree, keeping it put! An even larger acorn knocks out Grover, which the squirrel also proudly places on his shelf.
(First: Episode 4277)
Ziggy the Zebra-saurus raps about shapes.
(First: Episode 4270)
Abby prepares to play a game of checkers, when Cookie Monster wanders by and wants to play. The round pieces make him think of cookies and he eats them all. Abby conjures up some square pieces, which remind him of crackers. She finally makes some hexagon-shaped pieces, which don't resemble any snacks, but the whole board does. With no pieces or board to play with, they play tag instead.
Murray and Semaya introduce "Elmo the Musical."
(First: Episode 4406)


Elmo the Musical: Repair Monster the Musical
Velvet and Elmo imagine up some tools to base today's musical around, but Elmo doesn't think they're suitable subjects. He decides to use them all and become a Repair Monster. Now in a park, Elmo finds he has to fix some things that are split in half somehow. The disasters are caused by The Great Halfini, who's trying to split his hot dog in half, but can't. Soon, everything in the park is split in half. Repair Monster Elmo discovers his wand is as well and fixes it. The two restore the park to its whole glory.
(First: Episode 4410)
Murray announces the sponsors.

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