Plot Lena's balloon
Air date April 2, 2006
Season 33


Picture Segment Description
Scene Samson, Wolle, Moni and Lena are playing around the sandbox. Moni then notices that it's getting late and wants to leave with Lena, so she can make dinner. As Lena begins to cry, Wolle asks Moni if Lena can stay. Moni decides that it's ok, and if something happens they can just yell out for her. Before leaving Moni gives Lena a red balloon; however, Lena cannot hold on to the balloon, so it floats away.
Muppets Ernie tells Bert that he can't sleep because he is scared of monsters; not friendly monsters like the ones he knows, but scarier monsters who hide in the dark and go "wubba, wubba." Bert tells Ernie to imagine some things that he is not afraid of (primarily balloons of different sizes), and the pair starts to sing "Imagination".
(EKA: Folge 0411)
Cartoon A baby demonstrates 'happy,' 'surprised' and 'sad.'
Scene Samson jumps up and catches the balloon, and Lena then says a few things that only Wolle apparently understands. He tells Samson that Lena wants her balloon back, and Lena nods.
Cartoon A plane writes a "K" on the sky.
Muppets Super Grover decides to teach Elmo how to be a super hero. However, Elmo wears his cape the wrong way, which causes him to trip whenever he wants to fly.
(EKA: Folge 1998)
Film In Trinidad, Asha and her friends practice and dance on stilts in preparation for a carnival.
(EKA: Folge 2026)
Scene Samson hands Lena the balloon, then Lena lets it go while Samson talks with Moni. They notice that it's stuck in a nearby tree. Samson tries to get hold of it, but is unable to. Samson suggest that they might be able to reach it if Wolle stands on his head. Wolle reluctantly climbs on Samson's head, but he is not high enough up. They decide to try and jump at the same time to see if they can get hold of the balloon, but that doesn't work either. Then Wolle gets an idea: he will use the swing over at the sandbox to reach the balloon.
Cartoon A snake is on, in, under and stuck in a tree branch.
Muppets Flo Bear is babysitting the baby Honker while the parents are out shopping for groceries. Flo tells Telly that the baby is very curious, but Telly doesn't understand what curious means.
Song A song abut how both human and animal babies learns to walk.
Scene Wolle is on the swing, Samson gives him a little push, but Wolle tells him that is not enough, and he must go higher.
Film Kids plays various games and they do so to the beat of the music in the background.
Animation A clay animation story about a shoe that is sleeping and a shoelace, who passes the time by making various figures, until it decides to wake the shoe and they play together.
Muppets Kermit and Marlina demonstrate what the number 12 looks like. Grover is supposed to send up a balloon with the number 12 on it; however, he sends up balloons with the number 3, 9, a letter "A", and Cookie Monster until he finally gets it right. To celebrate that he sends up another balloon with a drawing of himself, but he doesn't let go of the balloon so he floats away with the balloon.
Film A film with some kids from the Fiji Islands.
Scene Samson gives Wolle a bigger push, and Wolle flies off the swing and lands in the tree, where he gets hold of the balloon and he floats down with the balloon. But before he can give it to Lena he loses it. Fortunately, Moni gets hold of it, and she tells everyone that dinner is ready. She picks up Lena and thanks Samson and Wolle for looking after her daughter. Lena still wants the balloon, so Moni hands it to her, and Lena lets it float away while she laughs.

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