Sesame Street
Humpty Dumpty looks for a new place to sit
Air date February 15, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors L, R, 18

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Maria and Luis work at the Fix-It Shop, when all of a sudden they hear sirens. Just then, all the king's horses and all the king's men enter with a box containing the remains of a broken Humpty Dumpty, and request that he be fixed.
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SCENE 1 Humpty Dumpty, having been fixed, decides to sit on a trash can instead of a wall, thinking he'll be safer if he does. Telly tries to warn him that it's Oscar's can, which is not a safe place to sit. Oscar opens his lid, and Humpty Dumpty falls off and shatters. All the king's horses and men come to pick up the pieces and take him back to the Fix-it Shop.
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SCENE 2 After being put back together yet again, Humpty Dumpty decides to sit on Big Bird's nest, thinking he'll be able to share it with Big Bird. However, Big Bird accidentally cracks him when he sits on him, and Telly directs the king's horses and men towards the broken egg.
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SCENE 3 Next, Humpty Dumpty decides to sit on a tuffet, like Little Miss Muffet. Unfortunately, he falls off and shatters when he sees a spider.
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SCENE 4 Humpty Dumpty, though cracked in more places than ever, is still able to be put back together again at the Fix-it Shop. He likes sitting on the operating table so much that he decides to stay there - but how are Maria and Luis going to fix all those toasters if he won't move? They suggest that he could sit in a chair, and decide to sit him in one. Their attempt to get him off the table results in crash #5.
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SCENE 5 Now that Humpty Dumpty has a proper place to sit (a chair), the king's horses and men think they're no longer needed, but he invites them to lunch anyway. Telly announces the sponsors, and Maria and Luis head back to the Fix-it Shop, but once they leave ... CRASH! It happens again.

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