Sesame English
Plot Tingo wants to go to the beach
Writer Billy Aronson
Director Rick Fernandes
Sponsors S
Releases Weather, Seasons & Time 1

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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Tingo welcomes the viewers and says it is hot today and he wants to go to the beach, but Niki has a lot of homework to do. When he sees Niki’s friends, Mike and Sam, passing by him, he tries to get them to visit him, but they reply that it is hot and they're heading to the beach. When Tingo watches TV, the weatherman replies that it is hot and he is going to the beach. Tingo is upset that he, Niki, and the mice are the only ones not going to the beach. However, Izzy passes by him and says that it is going to the beach because it is hot.
Song "Hot in the City" (on-screen word of “Hot” added)
Muppets Prairie Dawn gives Grover 15 seconds to say an "S" word, but Grover has trouble concentrating due to the ticking of the clock. (edited)
Film A big S emerges, Jaws-like, in a swimming pool. (new voice-over added)
Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter S.
Artist: Karen Aqua
SCENE 2 Tingo tries to give hints to Niki to go to the beach by asking for a glass of water to sprinkle himself, an umbrella, and sunglasses. When Niki finds out what Tingo wants to do, she apologies that she has to finish up her homework.
Song A song about the beach using film montage from “Skin” and people building sandcastles and sand structures at the beach.
SCENE 3 Niki shows Tingo how to keep cool by turning on the air conditioner and putting an electric fan near him which blows Tingo away.

Film People say "Hot" and "Cold" while showing things that relate to it.

SCENE 4 Since Tingo cannot go to beach, he pretends to go to the beach by having a lamp decorated as the sun, a bowl of water as the cold ocean, and cereal as the sand. Just then, Niki appears and shows Tingo that she is done with her homework. Now they can both go to the beach and enjoy playing with Mike, Sam, and Izzy.

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