Sesame Street
Oscar is bothered by Humphrey, Ingrid and Natasha
Air date February 9, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors C, O, 15
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Oscar overhears an encounter between Gordon, Susan, Humphrey and Ingrid, who discuss cute nicknames for Natasha. Oscar wonders why they just can't call her by her regular name, cueing a song by the monster parents about all the wonderful names they have for Natasha that drives Oscar into his trash can.
Cartoon Two green martians fight over a flower, until they see a monolith crumble to form the word AMOR.
(First: Episode 0821)
Film / Animation A class of Navajo kids use art to describe their families, or clans.
(First: Episode 2895)
Cartoon "Mother Brown's Farm (Number Fifteen Song)"
(First: Episode 2693)
Film Growing Numbers #15
(First: Episode 2971)
Cartoon Number creatures 15
(First: Episode 2693)

Film Xiao-Mei from northern China describes a festival at the end of every year that her family participates in. Each day of the festival, there is a new show to watch, a series of parades and lots of food like noodles and dumplings. Women prepare floats for the parade while men dress up as river animals. Xiao-Mei's favorite part or the festival is the lion dance. Xiao-Mei also demonstrates how she can walk on stilts which are strapped to her legs, and hopes someday to dance in the big parade.
(First: Episode 3266)
Animation A map of China morphs into the shape of animals and things that are found there.
(First: Episode 2782)
SCENE 2 Everyone continues coming up with baby nicknames, when Oscar tells them to stop it. Humphrey takes this as he wants her to blow kisses instead. Natasha refuses to do so to her parents or Gordon and Susan, but instead blows them to Oscar, who is less than pleased.
Cartoon Sign Man: KISS ME
(First: Episode 1136)
Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
Animation Fans reveal the letter O.
(First: Episode 2905)
Cartoon O for open, off, owl, ocean
(First: Episode 3091)
Song "Elbows and Knees"
(First: Episode 2641)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover and Morgan talk about body parts.
(First: Episode 3197)
Cartoon Dry and Wet (near swimming pool)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0309)
Muppets Little Chrissy always has fun whether he's "Wet or Dry."
(First: Episode 3134)
Cartoon A cat desperately tries to open a can of cat food by himself while his mistress is on the phone.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2151)

Insert Lea Salonga sings "A Little Bit" to a duck, Big Bird, and the Birdketeers.
(First: Episode 3154)
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)
Animation A Keith Haring mural comes to life after some kids EXIT.
(First: Episode 3006)
Cartoon A honking orange ball follows signs to the EXIT.
(First: Episode 1879)
Muppets Waiter Grover prepares a table for a family who's celebrating their grandmother's birthday, but Grover doesn't know her name, so when each family member refers to her as a different relative each time, Grover thinks there's more than one party going on, so he ends up bringing out seven cakes.
(First: Episode 1958)
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend Amelia.
(First: Episode 2784)
Animation Cecille sings "Brushin' Down the Doggies."
(EKA: Episode 2862)
SCENE 3 Oscar tells the monsters to take a hike and they attempt to do so, but can't agree on who will push the carriage. Oscar is pleased to see an argument started, but Gordon and Susan resolve it by telling them to cooperate. Everyone thanks Oscar by blowing him kisses.
Film The McDouble twins know how to help each other.
(First: Episode 3213)
Cartoon C for candle (blows man away).
(First: Episode 0703)
Film Girls do a hand-clap game about friends whose names start with C.
(First: Episode 3277)
C- Cap
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C - Cap
(First: Episode 0154)
Muppets Annette Monster and Frankie Monster sing "Love the Ocean" to urge others to "show respect for the sea" and refrain from throwing trash in the water.
(First: Episode 2680)
Film Shapes vibrate as girls beat on their drums.
(First: Episode 2873)
SCENE 4 Over at the newsstand, Oscar hides when Humphrey and Ingrid make their way down the block. Ruthie is much more welcoming, greeting Natasha with a "Cootchie-cootchie-coo!" Natasha enjoys hearing it, but Ruthie can't stay and repeat it; she has to get to work. She tries teaching the monsters how to say it so Natasha will laugh, but their failures prompt Oscar to demonstrate it, making Natasha laugh and earning him more blown kisses.
Cartoon An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog and a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2794)
Muppets Cookie Monster tells his little cousin monster to get him something special that starts with the letter C. He hopes she'll bring him a cookie, but she brings a carrot, a cucumber, a cauliflower, and an ear of corn. Finally, she realizes that cousin also starts with C, and assumes he was referring to her.
(First: Episode 1319)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for carrot
(First: Episode 0203)
Muppets The Big Bad Wolf sings about himself and his family.
(First: Episode 3001)
Animation Computer: forward / backward
(First: Episode 3077)

SCENE 5 The family continues to blow kisses to Oscar, when he points out his "No Kissing" sign. Unfortunately, Natasha can't read and keeps doing it, so Oscar removes the sign. With no policy in place, they all start blowing kisses as Gordon announces the sponsors.

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