Sesame Street
Telly breaks his arm — Oscar wants to sign Telly's cast
Air date April 6, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors G, I, 0


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly Monster announces that tomorrow is the day that his cast comes off. So far, a couple of kids, Savion, and a cow have just signed Telly's cast. Oscar the Grouch pops out of his can wanting to sign Telly's cast. But Telly doesn't let him, thinking that he'll only say no and hurt his feelings.
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Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 3 Oscar catches Telly desperate to sign his cast, yet Telly doesn't believe him.
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In trying to figure out how he is going to make Telly believe him, Oscar thinks of a story he soon tells to Telly. It's about a nice monster who wanted to give a grouch a hug, but all that the grouch could say to him was "no". Finally fed up with his refusal, the monster doesn't offer to hug him anymore. Then one day, the monster fell into a mud puddle. The grouch discovers that the monster is covered in mud and wanted to give him a hug. The monster doesn't believe the grouch, thinking that he'd only hurt his feelings again. Then, the monster leaves to take a bubble bath, leaving the grouch sad.
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Telly doesn't get why Oscar would tell him that story, Oscar tells him that he's like the grouch in the story. Soon, Telly realizes that Oscar really does want to sign his cast. Telly finally gives Oscar a chance. Oscar tries to sign the cast, but discovers that the ink had dried up. This leads Telly to think that it was a trick afterall and exits in a huff.
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SCENE 4 Telly is outside the the Fix-It Shop where a couple of kids sign Telly's cast. Oscar comes back to Telly with a brand new marker and a piece of paper, showing him that the marker works by writing his name. Telly still doesn't buy it. Luis tells Telly that Oscar really does want to sign his cast. Telly then asks the kids and the audience if it's true. Telly then decides to give Oscar another chance. Oscar signs it, which makes Telly happy. Luis and the kids announce the sponsors as Telly attempts to give Oscar a hug.

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