Sesame Street
Savion tap-dances while Baby Bear and Telly answer the phone
Air date May 3, 1993
Season Season 24 (1992-1993)
Written by Norman Stiles
Sponsors F, Q, 14


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN While tap-dancing, Savion introduces some segments in today's episode, as well as Adam, who is pretending to be "Captain Cooperation" today.

SCENE 1 Lillian welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street Home Care, and says that she, the kids, Telly and Baby Bear will be telling a story about a king who had a really big piece of paper and had conflicting ideas about what to do with it, until "Captain Cooperation" resolved their conflict with one word: cooperation. When the story's over, it's time to clean up, but Adam runs off.
Animation A paper crumples to reveal Q, q and Qq.
(First: Episode 3105)
Muppets Elmo sings about "The Sound That's in the Air."
(First: Episode 2948)
Film The floating kids form a rectangle.
Cartoon Gerald's dog Sparky likes to pretend he's an alligator.
(First: Episode 1519)
SCENE 2 Lillian is about to read a story to the kids, when Telly and Baby Bear offer to answer the phone for her while she reads. She gives them the privilege to do so, but when it rings, they argue over who will answer it, so Lillian answers it for them. Savion, on the other end, says that soon we'll be seeing fleas, a panda bear, and a rocket ship.
Telly and Baby Bear worry about what will happen if they continue their argument of who will answer the phone ...
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets The Count has built a rocket with the help of Dr. Reinbrain and plans to launch it from inside his castle. The two count down from the computer console, but the rocket doesn't take off. Indeed, Count never intended for lift-off; he plans on counting down again and again.
(First: Episode 1306)
Film A giant panda walks around.
(First: Episode 0920)

SCENE 3 Telly and Baby Bear still haven't figured out how they can both answer the phone, when "Captain Cooperation" chimes in, giving them idea for the solution they needed. Telly decide he will pick up the phone, while Baby Bear talks on it, and they'll alternate between the duties. Just as they go off to practice answering the phone, it rings again. Lillian answers, and Savion announces Humpty Dumpty ...
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Humpty Dumpty has fallen off a wall, and Kermit interviews one of the king's horses. Humpty is put together again, but then Kermit gives him a congratulatory slap on the back, and he falls off the wall again.
(First: Episode 0657)
Song "Above and Below" (Christopher Cerf)
(First: Episode 2839)
Film Gilberto, who lives in Central America, learns how bricks are made.
(First: Episode 2744)
Cartoon A little girl shows the building and apartment where she lives -- both with the number 6.
(First: Episode 0783)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Guys and Dolls"
Herry Monster sings about how he likes to play with dolls, and Ruby sings about how she likes to play with trucks.
(First: Episode 2591)
Cartoon F - Face
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1200)
SCENE 4 Savion displays the letter F, for fast, and tap-dances fast.
Cartoon F stands for flower, forest, fox, frog and fantastic.
(First: Episode 1102)
Muppets "We Got a Brand New Baby"
(First: Episode 2061)
Cartoon Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother’s shoes - she has fun with the box they came in.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2985)
Song "We Got the Power!" - a hip-hop song about computers
(First: Episode 3058)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert regrets not being able to go to the park today like Ernie did, but Ernie helps him imagine a quiet day at the park -- which has more noises than Bert expected, even at night.
(First: Episode 1953)
Cartoon Growing Numbers #14
(First: Episode 2930)

SCENE 5 Baby Bear and Telly think they're ready to cooperate while answering the phone. It rings, and Telly hands it to Baby Bear. The caller turns out to be Mama Bear, who compliments the job Baby Bear did answering the phone, and tells him she'll be ten minutes late. They switch duties when the phone rings again, and Telly talks to his mom, who got the idea from Mama Bear to call them at home care. After that call, Baby Bear gets two more calls, from Papa Bear and Grandmama Bear.
Cartoon A rooster finds a purpose in his life when he's given the job to wake everyone on a farm.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1347)
Whoopi and hoots
Muppets Whoopi Goldberg talks with Hoots the Owl about how proud they are of their body parts.
(First: Episode 2835)
Cartoon Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2727)
Song "Off to School"
(First: Episode 2944)
Animation Fans unveil Q and q.
(First: Episode 2895)
SCENE 6 Savion displays the letter Q, for quiet, and tap-dances quietly.
Cartoon Hypnotic "Q" rainbow
(First: Episode 0440)
Muppets Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: it has four legs, a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(First: Episode 2081)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle."
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 2404)
SCENE 7 Savion tap-dances while counting 14 circles that appear on the screen.
Animation Number creatures #14
(First: Episode 2712)
Muppets Polly Darton and Benny Rabbit sing "14 Carrot Love."
(First: Episode 2811)
Animation A snail shell is uncovered in the sand.
(First: Episode 2039)
SCENE 8 Savion announces the sponsors while tap-dancing.

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