Sesame Street
Prairie Dawn is chased by sheep
Air date January 28, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors E, J, 8


Picture Segment Description


SCENE 1 Gordon encounters a stranger with three sheep, which he says belong to Little Bo Peep. Gordon hasn't seen her anywhere, but he assumes she isn't hard to find. The stranger then goes off to look for a little girl with pretty hair and a pretty dress. He finds Prairie Dawn and assumes she's Little Bo Peep, but she keeps insisting she's not. The sheep clamor around her, which bothers her greatly.
Animation Planting Letters: E
(First: Episode 3009)
Song "Let's Go Tubbin' Today"
(First: Episode 3024)
Cartoon A woman displays a BUS STOP sign to a crowd.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
SuperGrover BusStop.JPG
Muppets Super Grover: A boy is confused -- his mother told him to take a bus home, but he doesn't know where to find the bus. Super Grover arrives, and they soon discover a sign that says "Bus Stop". The boy believes they found the answer, but Super Grover insists that his mother told him to take a bus home, not a sign.
(First: Episode 0708)
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)

SCENE 2 Prairie describes her problem to Susan, and then tells the sheep to listen as she lets them know once and for all who she is. She and Susan quickly leave right then and there, but seconds later, the sheep catch up with her, causing Susan to remark "they listened, but I don't think they understood."
Jenny Jeff Jacket.jpg
Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "If Moon Was Cookie".
(First: Episode 1789)
Cartoon A sleepy man counts 8 sheep. (Spanish version)
(First: Episode 2113)
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("One step forward, one step back").
(First: Episode 3031)
Cartoon Is no one afraid of The Big Bad Wolf?
(EKA: Episode 2405)

SCENE 3 Gordon overhears Prairie and the sheep as he reads his newspaper. She says she could just give up and let the sheep live with her, but instead, she has a fool-proof plan: she'll run. A long chase begins ...
Cartoon Four people cooperate building a table.
(First: Episode 0537)
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird introduces Yo-Yo Ma, who plays cello with two Honkers and a Dinger.
(First: Episode 2220)
Film Where the buffalo roam ...
(First: Episode 0510)
Cartoon The Bellhop has to bring 8 steamer trunks down 8 flights of stairs.
(First: Episode 2511)

Film Kids go roller-skating in a playground as ragtime music plays.
(First: Episode 1234)
Prairie is chased by the sheep while this film plays. "Roller-skates ... I wish I had a pair of those right now!"
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola".
(First: Episode 2062)
2096s.jpg Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 1966)
Eskimohome.jpg Muppets "Home to Me"
(First: Episode 2093)
Cartoon Jughead Jones's J story
(First: Episode 0231)

Film A film of butterflies
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0406)
Prairie and the sheep stop briefly to look at the butterflies, then resume the chase.
Cartoon Fruta Manzana (original)
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1231)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews Alice, from the Lewis Carroll tales. For this adventure, she eats something that makes her grow.
(First: Episode 1765)
Film Photographic collage demonstration of ALL, MOST, SOME and NONE of an apple.
(First: Episode 0979)
Muppets A shark sings about his "Perfectly Pearl-White Teeth."
(First: Episode 1446)
Cartoon The king of the Farcums wants a pyramid built; he and his subjects get inspiration from a seesaw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2631)

SCENE 4 Prairie is chased into Hooper's, where she tells Gina about her sheep problem. She's become hungry by now, and asks for a tuna fish sandwich. She is about to eat it, when she notices the sheep looking like they also want a taste of it, so she lets them have it, and asks for another sandwich. The sheep still don't want to eat theirs, until Gina persuades them to try a new food. They gobble it up, and also gobble up the second sandwich Gina serves, to Prairie's dismay. Gina can't help but find the situation a little funny.
Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood uses a map to get to Grandma's house.
(First: Episode 2686)
Cast Big Bird winds up Linda, who displays the word TOY.
(First: Episode 2908)
Film A man (voice of Jim Thurman) finds a magic remote control that makes things go up and down. He tests it on various objects. When he presses "down" for a bridge, it crumbles and falls into the river below, prompting the man to abandon the remote and slink away. A girl then finds the remote and makes the bridge go back up.
(First: Episode 2614)
Animation Sand E/e
(First: Episode 0642)

SCENE 5 Prairie wants to find Little Bo Peep, but isn't sure how. One of the sheep gives her Bo Peep's phone number, and Prairie is surprised (and outraged) that the sheep never revealed they can talk until now (one of them, Brenda, even knows a little Spanish). She tells Susan about it, but instead of speaking, the sheep just bleat. Prairie immediately leaves to call Bo Peep.
Esmae's doll.jpg
Cartoon Esme's wooden clown breaks, and she is about to throw it away, when it suggests she use glue to fix it.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 2843)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster sounds out "feet," and then the camera pans back to reveal a pair of live feet on some grass.
(First: Episode 1289)
Song "Rollin' on the River"
(First: Episode 2783)

SCENE 6 Little Bo Peep arrives to pick up her sheep, which relieves Prairie greatly, but when Bo Peep finds out what a good time they had, she asks Prairie to look after the sheep for a few more days. The sheep clamor around her again as Susan announces the sponsors.

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