Sesame Street
Zoe spends the day with Bob
Air date March 8, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors I, N, 7


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Zoe tells the viewers she'll be spending the day with Bob, while Bob likewise says that he'll be spending the day with Zoe.
SCENE 1 Zoe and Bob bump into each other in front of 123 Sesame Street, and ask each other what they would like to do today. They sing a song, "Happy Just to Be With You," naming the different activities they could do.
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("Ooh I'm so happy!").
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Muppets The Squirrelles sing “Nuts About Nuts
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Cartoon A girl has trouble closing her suitcase after she's packed it, but has help from her four-legged friend.
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Film / Animation A class of Navajo kids use art to describe their families, or clans.
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Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball looks at air.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2592)
SCENE 2 Zoe asks Bob what they'll do next. He reveals that he arranged for Count von Count to come and count with Zoe, and is bringing something special. The Count arrives and brings his five bats - something that Zoe's never counted before. The three of them count the bats three times before the Count and his bats must leave. Zoe asks what Bob what he'd like to do next, and he decides to go on a picnic.
Cartoon Things that are same and different.
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Muppets Ernie and Cookie Monster name the things they eat at "Breakfast Time."
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Animation Sand N/n
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Film The floating kids form a letter N.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N for Nail
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SCENE 3 Bob and Zoe arrive at the park and find Maria and Gabi having their own picnic. They request the two to join them, which Bob finds a nice surprise. Zoe wonders how it surprised him, and Bob explains what the word means. Shortly after, Charlie and Nathan ask to come join their picnic, and they take a seat, prompting Zoe to shout "Surprise!" to the viewer. Suddenly, more and more guests enter and join the picnic - Zoe now considers it a "surprise party!"
Animation Luxo Sr. examines a box. Luxo Jr. pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
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Muppets Elmo and Seven Goldfish sing.
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Cartoon Seven rabbits
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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The Count's Storybook Theatre

Muppets The Count's Storybook Theatre
The Count reads the story of "The Magnificent 7" who would save a village from becoming lonely. A mediocre 7 and a magnificent 5 show up first, to the behest of the villagers. Next time on The Count's Storybook Theatre: "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."
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Cartoon A flea sets up camp on a dog.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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SCENE 4 Bob sings "Stand Up and Pinch Your Nose" as Zoe, Maria and the rest play along.
Cartoon A female head is drawn as its voice-over lists its parts, ending with earrings that "do nothing" ... and promptly wiggle around.
Artist: James Rizzi
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Bein' a Pig."
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Muppets Big Bird: "That was great! Makes you proud to be an animal, doesn't it?"
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Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The King and I
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Cartoon CGI sheep graze out I and i.
(First: Episode 2896)

SCENE 5 The two return to Sesame Street, where they tell jokes in the arbor. Bob reads to Zoe the book The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle, backed by soothing piano music. When they reach the end, Zoe requests they read it again, and they do so.
Cartoon Eight spiders subtract themselves.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
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Doo Wop Hop
Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "Do-Op Hop".
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Cartoon A satellite view of the earth is shown on television, while a group of geese decide to fly south.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
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Danny oscar bus stop
Muppets / Celebrity Danny DeVito arrives at a bus stop, where Oscar and Bruno are also waiting. Oscar explains that it's a Grouch bus stop, which means the bus doesn't stop for them.
(First: Episode 2145)
Animation The word BUS is displayed, followed by a graphic of a school bus leaving.
(First: Episode 3052)
SCENE 6 After the second time through, Zoe decides to read the book again, only this time, she reads it to Bob.
Cartoon The Four Squares sing "It's Hip To Be a Square."
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentBert tells John-John that he's lost his paper clips, and he feels sad. He asks John-John to show how he looks when he feels sad. Then Bert feels angry about losing his paper clips, and John-John acts out that emotion. Bert remembers where he left his collection, and John-John acts happy, too.
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Cartoon Little Red Riding Hood uses a map to get to Grandma's house.
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Film A boy in Jamaica goes to school and attends drum class.
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Song "Exploring in Your Closet"
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SCENE 7 Zoe finishes reading the book, and Bob compliments her reading ability. As they end their day together, they look back at the various activities they did and how they'll remember them. Bob realizes one more thing they'll remember - the sponsors, which he announces.

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