Sesame Street
Elmo and Baby Bear's playdate
Air date March 10, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Adam Rudman
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors J, S, 7


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Elmo and Baby Bear are having a playdate, but can't agree on what to do - Elmo wants to play tag, but Baby Bear wants to watch the clouds. Gordon happens by and suggests they take turns.
Cartoon A cat follows its ears to a squeaking noise, which he thinks is coming from mice, but it's coming from swings.
Artist: Irra Verbitsky
(First: Episode 1518)
Muppets Waiter Grover: In a miraculous feat for Mr. Johnson, Grover serves up a large bowl of spaghetti exactly to his liking. While Grover tends his other tables, he keeps bumping up behind Mr. Johnson and forcing his face into the meal. Grover solves the problem by moving the table away from him, so he can run in front of Mr. Johnson.
(First: Episode 3217)
Film Kids hold an S and a square.
(First: Episode 3278)
Animation Airplanes carve the capital and lowercase S.
(First: Episode 3214)
Film / Muppets Alphaquest: S
A swimsuit, Grover as a silly surfer, a seagull, the sunset and a submarine.
(First: Episode 2729)
Muppets Pageant: How a flower grows
Gladys the Cow stars as a seed. Ernie plays a rain cloud and Herry Monster is the sun, whose attentions cause the seed to bloom into a flower.
(First: Episode 2420)
Animation African quilt pattern #2
(First: Episode 3134)
SCENE 2 Baby Bear starts getting frustrated with Elmo's game of tag, as Elmo's much too fast to catch. Gordon again proposes that they take turns and Baby Bear suddenly realizes this means it's Elmo's turn to be "it." Gordon advises him to keep running and he may even outlast Elmo.
Cartoon "Animal Elevator": 10-1 (subtraction)
(First: Episode 2523)
Film Coverage of a spring kite-flying festival, where both kids and grownups can participate.
(First: Episode 3276)
Animation J / j Gregorian chant
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit the Frog reports from an alphabet mine where they dig Js. The miners tell him various words that begin with J and Richard presents him with his own J.
(EKA: Episode 2302)
Wegman dogs J
Film Wegman's dogs form the letter J.
(First: Episode 3280)
Cartoon A mosquito bites a man and a dog, who agree to scratch each other's backs.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3217)
SCENE 3 Baby Bear and Elmo take a brief pause in their game to say the alphabet. Then, the chase resumes.
Animation Portraits of kids display the alphabet.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3203)

Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
Big Bird visits Union City, New Jersey, where he learns how to play some Cuban games with some kids.
(First: Episode 3061)
Song "Counting Alarm Clock"
(First: Episode 3090)
Cartoon Colonel Travel takes a balloon trip around the country of Canada.
(First: Episode 2771)
Film "SCHOOL!" (high speed footage)
(First: Episode 3278)
Cartoon Sign Man: SCHOOL
After a bunch of kids come running by, a girl goes before the man and says it's Saturday. That leaves him to say: "No school."
(First: Episode 1155)
SCENE 4 Elmo is getting very tired from their game of tag, when Baby Bear stops once more, now feeling like counting to 7. Elmo slowly makes his escape, only for Baby Bear to tag him. He feels very proud for winning, while Elmo catches his breath. Instead of another round, he suggests the two observe the clouds.
Cartoon Norris Walnut recites a poem about clouds.
Artist: ArtistMike
Song Joe Raposo sings "What Do You Do With a Fruit?"
(First: Episode 2050)
Cartoon Rap #7
(First: Episode 2506)
Muppets The Count's Bats are upset because the Count always gets to count, but the bats don't. The Count decides to let the bats count all of the Counts, while the Count counts all the bats...but there is only one Count.
(First: Episode 0625)
Cartoon Seven Starfish
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1840)
Muppets Forgetful Jones needs something to ride around the ranch. Clementine gives him clues: it has four legs, a bushy tail, eats hay, and neighs. It's his horse Buster, who arrives with the jeep.
(First: Episode 2081)
Cartoon A girl fantasizes what she could do without leaving her room if her nose, ears, legs, and arms got bigger.
(First: Episode 3285)
Celebrity Celia Cruz leads Luis, Kingston Livingston III, Zoe, Telly, Rosita and the kids in a musical game of "Celia Says."
(First: Episode 3316)
Cartoon A girl talks about her skin.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2611)
Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Kerry.
(First: Episode 2776)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater
"Monster in a Box"
(First: Episode 3117)
Cartoon Mother Nature shows how earthworms help trees grow.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2736)
Muppets "Sammy the Snake"
(First: Episode 0278)
Film A big S emerges, Jaws-like, in a swimming pool.

SCENE 5 Elmo and Baby Bear, still cloud watching, notice some clouds that look like today's sponsors.

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