Sesame Street
Uses for an oatmeal box
Air date February 4, 1991
Season Season 22 (1990-1991)
Written by Jeff Moss
Sponsors J, P, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Elmo and a child have been given some empty oatmeal boxes to play with from Gina. Luis helps them use the boxes as a secret telephone device. They communicate a secret message to each other - the alphabet.
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SCENE 2 Gina helps Elmo and the kid turn the oatmeal boxes into hats. They imagine themselves as royal guards to the Queen (Gina).
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SCENE 3 Luis gives them another demonstration of how the oatmeal boxes can be used - as drums.
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SCENE 4 Gina shows the two something a full oatmeal container can be used for - making oatmeal. She assures Elmo that the dry, flaky contents are oatmeal and starts to prepare some. In the meantime, Elmo counts to 40 with an insert...
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SCENE 4 cont'd Elmo enjoys the oatmeal, but still prefers using the container as a drum. He keeps drumming as the sponsors are announced.


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