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Sesame Street
How can Telly be in two places at once?
Air date December 26, 1994
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors H, O, 2


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly practices his tuba, as he will be performing with the Tuba Tune Tooters in the park at noon. He then receives a message from Norman, straight from The Grand High Triangle Lover himself. Telly has been invited to the Triangle Lovers Luncheon at the Furry Arms today and has been personally chosen to give a speech on the importance of triangles. However, the luncheon also begins at noon. How will Telly be able to be at both events?!
Cartoon All the instruments in Sousaville love Mr. Tuba's music, but when he plays with them, he doesn't play the same music they're playing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2829)
Film "Operation Playground" Kids at a school come up with ideas for a new playground, and raise money for the effort. Together with their parents and other people from the neighborhood, they build the playground.
(First: Episode 2360)
Cartoon A dinosaur tries to eat an apple on a tree. A group of kids keep telling him to "GO HIGHER!"
(First: Episode 2908)
SCENE 2 Telly explains his problem to Elmo and cuts him off every time he tries to give his solution. Telly thinks they can cooperate by putting Elmo in a Telly disguise and going to one event while Telly's at the other. Telly gets a better idea and drags Elmo along.
Cartoon In a painting, a man flips a coin, and it flies in and out of buildings.
Muppets "Street Garden Cooperation"
(First: Episode 1956)
Cartoon The Typewriter: H for Hand
(First: Episode 0771)
Film Wegman's dogs form the letter H.
(First: Episode 3271)
Cartoon A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
Film Kids narrate footage of toddlers learning to walk.
(First: Episode 3025)

SCENE 3 At the Furry Arms, Telly puts his plan into action. While Telly gives his speech, Elmo goes outside and counts to 40. Once he's done counting, he'll call out for Telly, giving an excuse for Telly to leave. Elmo steps outside while Telly begins his speech.
SCENE 3 cont'd Outside, Elmo counts up to 40, then begins calling for Telly. Just when he reaches the crux of his speech, he runs out of the hotel, leaving all the attendees on the edge of their seats. Telly leads Elmo to the park.
SCENE 3 cont'd Once at the park, Telly instructs Elmo to do the same thing again. Telly assumes his place in the tuba band and they begin playing. Once Elmo finishes counting, Telly runs off, leaving Howard stuck holding the same tuba note. Elmo and Telly head back to the Furry Arms.
Cartoon The rabbit and the turtle race to the top of a building. The rabbit goes up 40 steps, but the turtle takes the elevator.
(First: Episode 2258)
Film Kids have a lost-dog poster made using an old-style printing press.
(First: Episode 1222)
Cartoon Pistons push a capital H through a tunnel, where it breaks and turns into a lowercase h. (with voiceover by Roscoe Orman)
(First: Episode 2217)
Animation Several cards form an H.
(First: Episode 3139)
SCENE 4 Telly goes to resume his speech, but Elmo is tired of counting to 40. He instead says the alphabet. When he reaches Z, Telly follows the cue and they rush off back to the park.
SCENE 4 cont'd Telly goes back to the band and plays some more music until Elmo gives him the signal. Just as they attempt to leave, Celina asks what's going on. She is told what Telly's doing and suggests he just bring the Triangle Lovers to the concert. Elmo argues that was his idea the entire time.
Cartoon A boy learns to put his mom's letter in the mailbox all by himself (with a little help).
(First: Episode 1497)
Cast Maria and Luis perform "You Say Hola and I Say Hola."
(First: Episode 2062)
Cartoon Campers don't want to play ring toss with Zork, until their counselor reminds them about being judgmental.
(First: Episode 2761)
Film / Animation Song: AT words
Muppets Two-Headed Monster: HAT
(First: Episode 1349)
Film A boy is scared to go to sleep at night, until his dad tells him to use his imagination to calm himself down. He conducts a symphony with his toys.
(First: Episode 3271)
Twostep.jpg Cartoon Donnie Budd sings a two-step for pairs of animals.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0342)
Film A parrot announces dos, or two of everything.
(First: Episode 3108)
Cartoon Egyptian #2

Insert Lea Salonga sings "A Little Bit" to a duck, Big Bird, and the Birdketeers.
(First: Episode 3154)
Cartoon A juggling bear helps a little girl learn to juggle.
(First: Episode 1834)
Film Children on a playground form the letters of the alphabet. (new music added)
(First: Episode 1966)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Morgan sings the alphabet for Grover.
(First: Episode 3133)
Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (man laying on the beach)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)

Film A girl name Maria and her family are having a Cuban Bar-B-Q. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture. (Note: Stewart has a ball with a picture of Oscar the Grouch on it.)
(First: Episode 2760)
Animation Sand O/o
(First: Episode 0621)
Muppets "Would You Like to Buy an O?"
(First: Episode 0364)
Animation Planting Letters: O
(First: Episode 3010)

SCENE 5 The Triangle Lovers have joined everyone in the park, where Telly gives passionate speech on how Triangle Lovers and Tuba Lovers can be friends. As the band plays the "Sesame Street Theme," Elmo announces the sponsors.


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