Sesame Street
An indoor picnic with Bob
Air date February 25, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors K, Z, 15


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Telly announces today's sponsors, which he has in his picnic bag, along with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

SCENE 1 Telly is all set to go on a picnic with Bob, some kids, Alice, and Herry Monster. Herry has a football, and one of the kids has a frisbee. They prepared for everything, but just then, it starts to rain. They take shelter under the shade at Hooper's, and Bob decides that the picnic will be at his apartment today instead. Herry is upset about it, but goes along with them anyway.
Animation "k" for king, kiss and key
1041newsflash Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: In a take on the "Hey Diddle Diddle" nursery rhyme, Kermit the Frog interviews Natalie the cow and her cat manager as she prepares to jump over the moon. Natalie plans to break the usual cow stereotype by doing this jump. After the cat plays a fanfare on his fiddle, she makes the jump and crash lands back to Earth, where she is praised and congratulated for her jump.
(First: Episode 0634)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle".
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 2404)
Cast (Same and Different) Maria and Linda dress the same, then Linda dresses differently.
(First: Episode 1819)
Film A girl narrates a segment about nature through winter and spring.
(First: Episode 1966)

SCENE 2 While everyone sets up for the picnic in Bob's apartment, Herry looks out the window, wishing it didn't have to rain. Bob sings him a song about how important rain is to every living thing ("Get Wet"). Herry understands now, but is still upset that it's raining today.
Film Growing Numbers #15
(First: Episode 2971)
Animation Luxo Jr.: Heavy and Light
(First: Episode 2860)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Little Things".
re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2485)
TV Chair Battle
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert play tricks on each other in order to sit in the TV chair, until they realize they both fit in it. Herry, looking for his own rainy day fun, comes over to trick Ernie and Bert into leaving their chair so that he can sit in it. Ernie and Bert decide that if the chair can hold two, it can hold three as well, so they cram their way into the chair with Herry. When they realize that they're watching something only Bert would enjoy, Ernie leaves Bert alone, and Herry goes back to Bob's apartment.
(First: Episode 0207)
Cartoon "The Wasteroon Song" - three water drops complain about people wasting water, calling them "Wasteroons".
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2851)

SCENE 3 Herry has returned to Bob's apartment by now. Everyone is about to eat their picnic food, when Sonny Friendly pops up with a traveling game show, "The Sandwich Game." Telly has to identify what shape his sandwich is, and he sees it's a square. Sonny calls on Bob to cut the sandwich in half, and Telly now has to identify what shape each piece is. Telly, being a triangle lover, finds that easy, and he wins the prize of ... his own sandwich. Herry is disgusted at what just happened to Telly, but Telly is plenty satisfied.
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1301)
Muppets "It's Zydeco"
(First: Episode 2666)
Cartoon A girl thinks she hears a monster doing a cha-cha outside her window, but it's only the wind and a cricket. Her snores frighten the real monster.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2951)
Film A Navajo boy who lives in the dessert talks about how his family has to pump water from the ground.
(First: Episode 2646)
Cartoon Rap #15
(First: Episode 2567)

SCENE 4 Herry wants to play football, but Bob has another use for the football indoors: a game of Three of These Things. He puts the football on a table, along with a soccer ball, a baseball and a frisbee. The kids come up with different answers for which one doesn't belong, but Herry, still fed up that he can't play football, decides to leave.
Cartoon-eat a Z
Cartoon A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
(First: Episode 1340)
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo and Julia Roberts demonstrate fear.
(First: Episode 2790)
Film A silent film about an automobile that can be either long or short.
(First: Episode 0520)
Animation Counting 1-10 and 10-0 in Spanish (Maria voice-over)
(First: Episode 3008)
Muppets Little Chrissy and the Alphabeats sing "Gonna Rock You to Sleep."
(First: Episode 2980)
Cartoon A man appears out of a yo-yo string and narrates two poems about over, under, around, and through: one about a fish swimming around the wreck of the good ship Mary Lou, and another about a worm who eats through the center of an apple.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1389)

Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
In Arizona, Big Bird sees how kids help charros put on a rodeo, and rides a horse.
Animation First leaf, last leaf
(First: Episode 0794)

Muppets Telly takes a break from the indoor picnic to co-host "Sneak Peek Previews". He and Oscar watch "The Last Emperor," and give opposing reviews of it.
(First: Episode 2607)
Cartoon Counting 40 pigs
Artist: Keith Haring
Film Kids play in the snow.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0292)
Animation The inhabitants of a farm feel like celebrating when it rains during a hot, dry summer.
Artists: Brothers Quay
(First: Episode 1403)

SCENE 5 Telly is back at the apartment by now. Herry comes back as well, having become bored at his own house. Bob invites him to color with crayons along with the rest of the gang, and Herry starts to have fun doing it. He colors a football, and Telly colors a kite. Just then, it stops raining, which means everyone can go outside now. Herry and Telly will join them, as soon as they finish coloring and announcing the sponsors.


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