Sesame English
Plot Tingo and Niki move a trunk.
Writer Chris Nee
Director Rick Fernandes and Emily Squires
Sponsors P, 7
Releases Animals & Pets

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Tingo and Niki are cleaning the entire basement. Both their rooms are spotless, as is the kitchen. The living room's the only part left and they start by moving Tingo's trunk, which is quite heavy. Niki pushes while Tingo pulls, but it won't budge.
Cartoon Several circles try to get past a large square. (on-screen words added)
SCENE 2 This time, they switch who pushes and pulls, but still can't move the trunk.
Film Various demonstrations of the word PUSH.
SCENE 3 Now, they both try pushing and pulling together, but it won't move. Niki wonders why the trunk's so heavy, when Tingo realizes it's because his elephant, Dinky, is inside.
Film Kid jungle explorers sight a wild letter P.
Muppets Elmo and Seven Goldfish sing.
Cartoon P for paper, point, poke, paint, pat, peel
Cast Niki can't decide what dress to buy - the pink or purple. Salespeople representing each color (Shauna Hicks and Tom Plotkin) musically plug their respective product. When Niki can't deal with their feud any longer, she walks out with a black outfit instead; the clerks faint.
Film The letter P dances at the beach.
Film P for party, picture and puzzle
Animation A clay-animated man uses a palette and a paintbrush to paint the letter P.

SCENE 3 To surprise Niki, Tingo starts cleaning out his trunk, pulling out a bunch of P-word items, including the "Pink" saleswoman from the earlier segment. Tingo's trunk is completely clean, but the entire living room is a mess now.

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