Sesame Street
An indoor picnic with Bob
(repeat of 3084)
Air date January 2, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors K, Z, 15


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Telly announces today's sponsors, which he has in his picnic bag, along with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

SCENE 1 Telly is all set to go on a picnic with Bob, some kids, Alice, and Herry Monster. Herry has a football, and one of the kids has a frisbee. They prepared for everything, but just then, it starts to rain. They take shelter under the shade at Hooper's, and Bob decides that the picnic will be at his apartment today instead. Herry is upset about it, but goes along with them anyway.
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SCENE 2 While everyone sets up for the picnic in Bob's apartment, Herry looks out the window, wishing it didn't have to rain. Bob sings him a song about how important rain is to every living thing ("Get Wet"). Herry understands now, but is still upset that it's raining today.
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SCENE 3 Everyone is about to eat their picnic food, when Sonny Friendly pops up with a traveling game show, "The Sandwich Game." Telly has to identify what shape his sandwich is, and he sees it's a square. Sonny calls on Bob to cut the sandwich in half, and Telly now has to identify what shape each piece is. Telly, being a triangle lover, finds that easy, and he wins the prize of ... his own sandwich. Herry is disgusted at what just happened to Telly, but Telly is plenty satisfied.
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SCENE 4 Herry wants to play football, but Bob has another use for the football indoors: a game of Three of These Things. He puts the football on a table, along with a soccer ball, a baseball and a frisbee. The kids come up with different answers for which one doesn't belong, but Herry, still fed up that he can't play football, decides to leave.
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SCENE 5 Herry comes back, having become bored at his own house. Bob invites him to color with crayons along with the rest of the gang, and Herry starts to have fun doing it. He colors a football, and Telly colors a kite. Just then, it stops raining, which means everyone can go outside now. Herry and Telly will join them, as soon as they finish coloring and announcing the sponsors.

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