Plot Finchen gets a new friend
Air date May 15, 2005


Picture Segment Description
Scene Finchen wants to play hide and seek, but everyone is busy doing something else. Frida happens to come by looking for someone to play with. Finchen hides while Frida counts.
Muppets Bert sings "I Wish I Had a Friend to Play with Me."
Cartoon Kids and a garden, combine the two and you get a kindergarten.
Scene Finchen asks Frida what she is doing, since she is only counting up to two and then starting over. It turns out that the number two is her favorite number. Finchen laughs as she tells her that that's her favorite number as well. They then resume playing hide and seek.
Cartoon Train #2
Muppets Part 1: Telly and The Count play hide and seek. Telly will hide and the Count will seek. Telly tries different spots as the Count does the counting. The Count decides that he needs to count to more than 10, so Telly has time to hide.
(EKA: Folge 1651)
Film A montage with birds.
Muppets Part 2: Telly has found a hiding spot under the stairs, but is nervous that the Count can't find him. He returns to the Count and notice he is still counting; as he finishes, he finds Telly. They then switch roles, but just when Telly starts counting, the Count praises Telly for his superlative counting skills and stays to listen.
Scene Frida finds Finchen and they start to talk again and discover that they have many common interests: they both like leaves and they play the flute. They take out their flutes and start playing a song.
Cartoon A caterpillar watches a singing bird and he tries to imitate it by whistling, but he can't. So he uses a flower as a flute.
Film A group of kids gets a music lesson.
Cartoon Olga the lonesome robot
Scene As the two play the flute, they hear a drum. Finchen tells Frida that it's Samson playing his drum. Frida thinks that the rhythm Samson is playing fits quite well with the song they are playing.
Cartoon Hortense beats one drum.
Artist: Michael Sporn
Muppets Kermit tries to explain the difference between two balls, but they keep changing to make themselves the same. The balls are large and yellow with colorful stripes and the ability to talk!
Scene Samson joins Finchen and Frida and they play and sing a song about being friends that have things in common.

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