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Sesame Street
Elmo wants to marry Gina
Air date January 20, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Jon Stone
Production October 13 & 19, 1993
Sponsors J, Q, 19
Syndication 123 Sesame Street


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Betty Lou and Tarah hold a pretend wedding for their stuffed bears. Betty Lou almost stops the wedding, having heard brown bears and white bears can't get married. Tarah assures her it's accepted and they have the ceremony. Afterward, Elmo stops by as Carlo sings a Spanish love song (which brings a tear to Elmo's eye).
Cartoon Rap #19
(First: Episode 2560)
Animation Abstract count to 19
(First: Episode 2827)
Muppets / Celebrity Robin Williams and a robin observe how similar they are. Afterwards, the robin sings "Lullaby of Birdland".
(First: Episode 2848)
Cartoon A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
(First: Episode 2248)
Film Wegman's dogs get next to each other in pictures.
(First: Episode 3011)
SCENE 2 Elmo is knocked down by Carlo's kickball and Gina comforts him. Elmo realizes that since they both love each other...they can get married!
Film Feet wearing all different types of shoes dance.
(First: Episode 2601)
Animation Airplanes carve the letter Q.
Cast Maria and Linda sew quilts with a Q on them.
(First: Episode 1508)
Animation In reversed film, Q and q candles are unmelted.
(First: Episode 3079)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Grover asks Jesse to define marriage. They conclude that married people kiss, hug, live together, and help each other.
(First: Episode 2441)
Cartoon Edgar Turtle plays the banjo as some kids sing the "Bird Song."
(First: Episode 2415)
SCENE 3 Luis is met with a very happy Elmo, who has a bouquet of flowers. Luis spits up his soda, however, when he hears Elmo's plans of marriage.
Cartoon mydoghappy.jpg
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Song Kevin Clash sings "The Pasta Song."
(First: Episode 3137)
Cartoon Letters stranded on a desert island spell PLEH, LEPH, and finally HELP.
(First: Episode 1176)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "If Moon Was Cookie." (new underscore added to intro)
(First: Episode 1789)
Animation A girl's narration describing the city is illustrated with cutout animation.
(First: Episode 2838)
SCENE 4 Luis and Gina talk about Elmo's plans and how serious Elmo is about it. Gina decides to have a talk with him.
SCENE 4 cont'd Outside, Gina finds Elmo playing wedding with the bears. When she tells him they can't get married, Elmo assumes it's because of their colors and assures her it won't be an issue. Gina struggles to find the words to say to him and goes back to the store.
SCENE 4 cont'd "Say hello to Mrs. Elmo," Gina tells Luis.
Song "When You Grow Up"
(First: Episode 2912)
Cartoon Consonant Sound: J, jaguar
(First: Episode 1144)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog reports from an alphabet mine where they dig Js. The miners tell him various words that begin with J and Richard presents him with his own J.
(First: Episode 2302)
Jenny Jeff Jacket.jpg
Cartoon A disobedient jacket illustrating words that begin with the letter J annoys an off-screen narrator, which reveals two kids named Jenny and Jeff inside of it.
(First: Episode 0527)
Film A silent film about an automobile that can be either long or short.
(First: Episode 0520)
Cartoon The long rattlesnake thinks he's better than the short one, until the short one outsmarts him by making him bite his own tail. "Wanna borrow my snakebite kit?"
Artists: Bud Luckey and Rudy Zamora
(First: Episode 0955)
SCENE 5 Elmo, Betty Lou and Tarah have a pretend party, with different shaped cookies. Gina tries explaining herself to Elmo, who no longer wants to get married anyway; he wants to be a baker. Gina laments, "I don't know if I'm glad it's over, or sad because I've been ditched."
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy demonstrates shapes.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0416)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
Cyranose de Bergerac, a poet with a two-foot-long nose, tries to help the queen of France finish her poem. Unfortunately, the word used to finish it is the word he's the most sensitive to: "nose". One mention of that word and he'll go medieval on you!
(First: Episode 3000)
Song "You Can Get Right Up": a song about getting active to cheer up.
(First: Episode 3142)
Cartoon Jill walks up a hill to pick a daffodil.
Artist: Jim Jinkins
(First: Episode 2538)
SCENE 6 Carlo introduces people to his cousin Rafael (Michael Uribe) from Ecuador. They meet Big Bird, where Carlo reveals Rafael wants to learn 3 different languages (Spanish, English and sign language). Big Bird claims to already know 19 languages, including English and serval bird-specific ones.
Cartoon A map of Puerto Rico forms into the shape of animals and other things that are found there.
(First: Episode 3030)
Muppets "El Baile del Penguino"
(First: Episode 3133)
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a globe is.
(First: Episode 2836)
Film A park ranger speaks to a group of kids about trees and the fruits that come from them. Then all the kids hug a tree.
(First: Episode 2891)
Cartoon "Hammer Time with Hammer"
Film At a zoo, monkeys clean each other and run around.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2505)
SCENE 7 Big Bird follows Carlo and Rafael as they walk down the street, still trying to show off his avian language skills. The two enter the Subway Station as Rita announces the sponsors.


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