Sesame Street
Booby Bunny visits
Air date April 12, 1994
Season Season 25 (1993-1994)
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Sponsors B, Q, 7


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Maria and Telly tease the sponsors for today, when Baby Bear (wearing bunny ears) and the kids rush in with news: famous singer Booby Bunny is coming to the street today! Baby Bear shows off a letter Booby sent him in response to a fan letter he sent, explaining he'll be swinging by the street for a personal performance. Everyone but Maria heads off to get their bunny ears.
Cartoon Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
Artist: ArtistMike
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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.
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Cartoon Airplanes carve the letter Q.
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Cast Savion displays the letter Q, for quiet, and tap-dances quietly.
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Animation Sand Q/q
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Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
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Animation Apples fall from a tree, which bothers the hill beneath it, as Irish music underscores the segment.
Artist: Etienne Delessert
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Muppets Grover works at a bakery. Mr. Johnson gets a slip and is customer 40. Grover tells him to wait until he calls his number, which frustrates Mr. Johnson because there is nobody else in the bakery. He eventually gets to 40, but the customer must wait again as Grover calls for his new number - 41 - in order to get a bag.
Cartoon 40 lemmings (doo-wop)
(EKA: Episode 2873)

SCENE 2 Everyone's got their bunny ears on now, when Telly has a typical worry fit; what if they don't know the words to the "Booby Bunny Song" when he arrives? One child suggests they just practice it. Benny Rabbit shows up, curious about all the bunny ears. He declines the invitation to join their sing-a-long and heads downtown, claiming he doesn't do "cute." They all sing the "Booby Bunny Song" (to the tune of "I've Been Working on the Railroad"). Telly now thinks they need to know the "Booby Bunny Alphabet Song," so they all go to get their special alphabet hats.
Cartoon A juggling bear helps a little girl learn to juggle.
(First: Episode 1834)
Muppets Clementine sings about "My Triangle Home."
(EKA: Episode 2476)
Film Looking for triangles in the city (Maria voiceover)
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Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a mountain is.
Artist: Fred Garbers
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentLexine and Cookie Monster tell each other they like each other, then hug.
Cartoon A man assembles the word LOVE, and a bird pecks the O into the shape of a heart.
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SCENE 3 Benny finds the group again, who are ready to sing the "Booby Bunny Alphabet Song." Baby Bear asserts it's totally different than the previous one, but follows the exact same melody. Now, Telly thinks they need to make sure they know the "Booby Bunny B Song."
Cartoon "Alphabet Jungle"
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Film Kid voiceovers identify a horse's body parts (shown one at a time), then the complete animal.
Music: Joe Raposo
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In Arizona, Big Bird sees how kids help charros put on a rodeo, and rides a horse.
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Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
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Film Armadillos on film
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Muppets / Celebrity Randy Travis sings "You Gotta Ask Some Questions."
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Film In reversed film, B and b candles are unmelted.
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SCENE 4 Maria comes across the group, who are now wearing special Booby Bunny-brand berets, bow-ties and bibs. They then all sing the B song for Maria.

SCENE 4 cont'd A limousine pulls up, with Booby Bunny inside! He comes out to meet the group, but reveals (by making mere scratchy noises) that he has laryngitis and is unable to sing. Booby goes home to get some bed rest, while the kids all mope. Benny passes by once more and Maria requests he sing the song with them instead. He declines, but after seeing the kids cry, gives in and decides to help.
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Film A boy narrates a film of what happens when it changes from fall to winter.
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Cartoon Willie Wimple: Land Pollution
Artist: Abe Levitow
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Animation Before / after: Designs of a rainforest are painted on a chair.
(First: Episode 3129)

SCENE 5 Benny, in costume, performs the "Booby Bunny B Song" for the crowd of kids. He even ad-libs an encore when he sees how much they love him. He denies doing any more after that and heads downtown. Baby Bear leads everyone instead in the "Booby's Been Working on the Railroad Song" (which instead uses the tune of "The Alphabet Song"). Maria announces the sponsors as they sing.

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