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Goldilocks beats Baby Bear
Air date February 10, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors K, Y, 21


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Lillian is pushing a cart with three kids inside when Baby Bear runs up to it, wanting to ride too. However, as soon as room is made for him, Goldilocks rushes to the cart and takes his spot. They make more room for him and he gets inside, making the cart too heavy for Lillian to push. Baby Bear and Goldilocks then argue over who will help her push.
Cartoon Bolt and Nut show how they work together.
(First: Episode 0569)
Song "Elbows and Knees"
(First: Episode 2641)
Muppets Elmo shows top and bottom by standing on top of the frame, then falling to the bottom.
(First: Episode 2999)
Cartoon A poem about Hannah and Anna who lead similar lives in the city and the country.
(First: Episode 2984)

Insert Gordon reads the kids the story of "Numberella". In the story, Numberella does not have a number to wear to the Prince's party, as numbers 1 through 20 have already been taken. The Count shows up as Numberella's Fairy Countfather and gives her the number 21, which amazes everybody at the party, particularly the Prince, as they have never seen such a number before.
(First: Episode 2316)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle plays the banjo as some kids sing the "Bird Song."
(First: Episode 2415)
Film Slide puzzle - truck
(First: Episode 0403)
Muppets "The Ballad of Slippery Slim"
(First: Episode 2827)
Cartoon Gloria Globe appears sick and ailing, because of pollution and damage to the planet. Only by taking better care of the Earth can Gloria become well again.
(First: Episode 2781)
SCENE 2 In Lillian’s home care, Baby Bear is prepared to say the alphabet. Unfortunately, Goldilocks enters the room to hear him and accidentally says the alphabet before he can say it.
Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(First: Episode 2498)
Cast A voiceover instructs Maria as Chaplin where to put the shirts and the towels. (piano underscore version)
(First: Episode 0541)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2586)
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Muppets Little Jerry and the Monotones perform "Mad."
(First: Episode 0240)
Cartoon Wilbur and Wanda try to find the lamp in a dark room, while figuring out who's here and there. Finally, their son turns on the light.
Artist: ArtistMike
SCENE 3 Lillian announces Baby Bear will talk about the letter Y, but he declines, knowing Goldilocks will beat him to the punch. They encourage him to talk about the letter. Goldilocks especially would like to hear him talk and names the Y words she’d like to hear, causing him to scream in frustration.
Cartoon A boy can yell and yodel, and his dog can yelp and yowl. They can both yawn.
(First: Episode 0353)
Film Corn grows in a field. (edited)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0082)
Muppets Guy Smiley hosts "What's Prairie's Problem?" in which contestants try to figure out why Prairie Dawn can't use one of her senses (i.e., which part of her face is covered).
(First: Episode 2466)
Film Ornate Ks fly through the air to a song.
(First: Episode 2945)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of an elephant.
(First: Episode 0593)
SCENE 4 Baby Bear doesn’t want to say his favorite nursery rhyme now, since he knows Goldilocks will say it first. Goldilocks assures him she won’t, since she doesn’t even know what his favorite is. He accidentally blurts out the name (β€œPea’s Porridge”), but Goldilocks claims she’s never heard of it. Lillian recites it for her, then realizes she said it before Baby Bear could.
Cartoon Actor demonstrates anger towards casting director - literally!
(First: Episode 2061)
Muppets Bert sings "Keep the Park Clean for the Pigeons" to address the importance of proper trash disposal for the sake of pigeons.
(First: Episode 2727)
Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
Film Saxophone factory.
(First: Episode 1446)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover and Christopher talk about what love is.
(First: Episode 1484)
Cartoon A St. Bernard helps Zork down a snowy hill, later finding out that Zork wanted to go skiing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2738)
Film Kids watch a silent movie with a man resting on the train tracks with an oncoming trolley - DANGER!
(First: Episode 0480)
SCENE 5 Baby Bear makes it known he will be the first to sing β€œMary Had a Little Lamb” today, until Mary and her lamb enter. They demand they sing it first, since it’s their song. Goldilocks suggests they sing together, that way they’ll both go first. However, she once again accidentally sings it before both of them. Mary suggest they sing β€œRing Around the Rosie” instead, but Goldilocks sings it before them again.
Cartoon 40 lemmings (doo-wop)
(First: Episode 2873)
Film A look at how families do chores both on a farm and in the city.
(First: Episode 2226)
Animation We Are Kids From Far and Wide: India
(First: Episode 2758)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to write the letter Y.
(First: Episode 1288)
Animation A frog is formed out of seeds.
(First: Episode 2379)

SCENE 6 Since Goldilocks has now gone home, Baby Bear is sure he’ll be the first to say goodbye. A telegram delivery man arrives with a telegram to Baby Bear from Goldilocks. He reads it, which has the sponsors on it. He is exasperated that Goldilocks said goodbye first despite not being around.

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