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Episode 138: Tingo the Superstar

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Sesame English
Plot Tingo and Niki are asked to be in a movie
Directed by Greg Lehane
Written by Louise Gikow
Sponsors Q, 18
DVD Friends 3

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Picture Segment Description
Tingo Scared
SCENE 1
Niki and Tingo are watching a scary movie, when Quentin a director they know stops by. He asks Niki if she would like to be in his next movie. Tingo begs to be in it, too. He runs right out and comes back with movie star sunglasses and an ascot.
EBmovies
Muppets
Ernie gets emotional during a movie: first he's sad, then scared, then happy. His reactions bother the other moviegoers, and the scene ends in chaos.
(First: Episode 112: Tingo Hears a Noise)
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Film
A paper crumples to reveal Q, q and Qq.
3142d
Cartoon
Fish swim to form Q and q.
ZFilming
SCENE 2
Tingo gives us a primer on some of the language used in making a movie during takes. However, he is making so many mistakes during the filming that Quentin and Niki get frustrated with him.
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Animation
Growing Numbers #18
18stars
Animation
The number 18 in space.
ZQuentin
SCENE 3
It is now take 18 and Tingo messes it up again. Quentin appears to be at the end of his rope.
QuietKorty
Cartoon
Q for Quiet
Artist: John Korty
ZOperaQuiet
Film
Opera singers find themselves in a library and sing loudly at each other to be quiet.
ZCompleted
SCENE 4
Quentin sends Niki and Tingo a copy of the completed film. At the end Tingo raves about how good Niki is, however she feels uncomfortable because Tingo isn't in the movie at all. But Tingo is so happy for her that he doesn't really care.

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