Sesame Street
Young MacDonald's circus
Air date January 1, 1992
Season Season 23 (1991-1992)
Sponsors K, V, 1
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Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Telly runs into a woman instructing her animals to exercise. She introduces herself as Young MacDonald, Old MacDonald's daughter, and she plans on starting her very own circus.
SCENE 1 Telly introduces Gina and Savion to Young MacDonald. She tells them she plans to strike it out on her own away from the farm and have her animals perform amazing tricks. She demonstrates by showing off her high-jumping chickens, which jumping into the air, then crash land on Telly. Young MacDonald sings a verse of her own version of her father's song about her chickens.
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SCENE 2 Young MacDonald now presents Joey, the Jumping, Rhyming Pig; say any word and he'll jump off and return with something that rhymes. Gina suggests "hat," so Joey jumps away and comes back with a potato (which doesn't rhyme). Gina now says "man," but Joey returns with another potato. Young MacDonald gets an idea and has him find a rhyme for "potato"; sure enough, he returns with a potato (while landing on Telly as well).
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SCENE 3 Young MacDonald shows off Wilma, the Jumping Sheep. Savion and Gina aren't impressed; the other animals can jump too, but Wilma can jump through a hoop. However, Wilma instead goes over and under the hoop. She manages to get it right, just as Telly shows up and is knocked over once more.
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Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 4 Telly finds Young MacDonald with her sheep rehearsing another act, this one requiring his help. He doesn't want any more animals to land on him, but she assures him these sheep are Earth-bound. For this trick, Young MacDonald goes on the bottom while the sheep pile up on her. Telly's role is to climb to the top and say, "Baa." The trick works without a hitch, until Young MacDonald removes herself and the sheep and Telly topple over.
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SCENE 5 Young MacDonald's animals, now able to speak clear English, tell her they don't want to do any more tricks and want to do things they usually do, like lay eggs or play in the mud. Young MacDonald realizes with feats like those, they can easily make it in Hollywood! She heads them off, trampling Telly as they leave. Gina announces the sponsors.

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