Sesame Street
Rosita practices flying
Air date March 6, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors Q, X, 16
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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Rosita and Prairie Dawn both have exciting news, so they take turns telling the viewer. Prairie starts off by presenting the sponsors, which Rosita considers more exciting than her news: practicing flying.
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SCENE 1 Rosita explains to Prairie and Gordon how her entire family has the ability to fly because of their wings. Today, Rosita will try some flying, though she admits she has trouble with landings. She demonstrates and lands on top of Prairie. She steps out of the way so Rosita can try again, but she gets landed on again. Rosita decides to give up to keep her friend safe, but Gordon recommends she practice and find something to aim her landings toward. Prairie goes to get a helmet.
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Film Kids talk about playing tennis.
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Cartoon The letter X appears on-screen.
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SCENE 2 Rosita has brought back a letter X, to mark the spot where she'll land. As she gears up, Prairie arrives (with her helmet) and spots the letter, unaware of its purpose. She picks it up to admire it and Rosita lands on her once more.
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Film A big X emerges, Jaws-like, in a swimming pool.
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Animation Rubber Stamp #16
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Cartoon Number creatures #16
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Song "Hot in the City"
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Animation Airplanes carve the letter Q.
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Film Girls do a hand-clap game about the letter Q.
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Animation Planet Q / q
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Cartoon Kids see animals in their alphabet soup.
Artist: Michael Sporn
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SCENE 3 Rosita takes a break from flying to read some nursery rhymes with Prairie. Rosita recommends Prairie wear her helmet, but Prairie insists she can't get hurt reading. They read "Hickory Dickory Dare" and Prairie gets pummeled by the Man in Brown's flying pig.
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Film How to say "butterfly" in sign language
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Animation Counting 20 shells
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Sleeps" (re-filmed version)
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SCENE 4 Rosita continue practicing, after her grandmother arrives with her lunch. She flies overhead, landing on Prairie Dawn. The two monsters shower her with boo-boo-healing kisses, while Gordon announces the sponsors.

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