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Gabi and the lost dog (part 2)
Air date March 21, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors F, R, 3


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird welcomes the viewer in the wee hours of the morning. He's trying to remember the name of the dog Luis found yesterday. He goes back in his mind, recalling the events of the previous episode.
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird eventually comes to the realization that the dog didn't have a name ("I guess you can't remember something you never knew in the first place."). He tries yelling to Gabi and her family to see if the dog's owner has called yet, but is silenced by his surrounding neighbors trying to sleep.
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Cartoon The story of Tommy LaPlaid, the painter so sad until he discovered the joys of kicking his paints on the canvas.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3208)
Muppets Clementine and Buster get on a train, and try to tell Forgetful Jones that he's supposed to get on the train with them, but Forgetful Jones would much rather remember on his own why he's at the train station. The train leaves just as Forgetful remembers why he's there.
(First: Episode 1654)
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)

SCENE 2 Gabi and Big Bird play with the dog, as Big Bird reports no one has called yet. They think they should name the dog, but Maria votes against it; he already has a name his original owner gave him. Just then, Maria gets a call from an Anything Muppet man (Peter Linz), who's heard of their flyers through the grapevine. He claims his pet is furry, cute and named Freddie, who doesn't come when called. The dog seems to fit that description, so he heads over.
SCENE 2 cont'd The man arrives and is disappointed to find a dog; he's really lost his pet frog. Freddie hops into the area, making the man very happy.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(First: Episode 0492)
Cartoon A baby climbs up the stairs all by himself.
(First: Episode 1717)
Muppets Baby Fats Domino sings "Shake Your Rattle and Roll," encouraging babies to exercise.
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie hates the letter F, until all F things disappear, including the furniture, the floor and the firefighter.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3274)
Film Alphaquest: F
A faucet finishes a fire, and flood of freaky fish.
(First: Episode 2759)
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
SCENE 3 A woman (Carmen Osbahr) arrives to claim her pet, also upset to find the dog is not what she's looking for. She's actually looking for her pet duck and the poster she found doesn't include a picture, hence the confusion. Maria concludes she needs to make more posters.
Film "We have a nice school"... with ducks.
(First: Episode 3144)
Cartoon A piece of paper unfolds itself to show R, r, Rr.
(First: Episode 3127)
Song "Big R and Little R" (Christopher Cerf)
(First: Episode 3273)
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros
(First: Episode 2518)
Song "Would You Like to Go Over?"
(First: Episode 3034)
Animation A child draws a picture of a dog, who goes over and under.
(First: Episode 3147)
Muppets Moe Cocker and a chorus of dogs sing "With a Little Yelp from My Friends."
(First: Episode 3108)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)

SCENE 4 Another Muppet woman (Julianne Buescher) comes to the Fix-It Shop, thinking the posters were advertising her lost coat. Her coat doesn't bark like a dog, so she keeps searching elsewhere. Gabi thinks that they can keep the dog now, but her parents assure her the dog's real owner is somewhere and is missing their dog very much. Luis leaves to hang more posters up.
SCENE 4 cont'd In Central Park, Arlana and her mother (Nina Shelton) look for their missing dog, Trevor. They find his collar in the bushes and deduce that's why they haven't been notified of his whereabouts. They decide to put up posters of their own, not noticing Luis wandering by with his posters.
SCENE 4 cont'd At the playground, the two find one of Luis' posters and seek out the Fix-It Shop.
Animation The word "dog" appears on-screen, followed by a shot of a dog
(First: Episode 3082)
Song "Reach Your Hand Up High"
(First: Episode 2702)
Cartoon The Bridgekeeper: Square.
(First: Episode 1618)
Film The floating kids form a square.
(First: Episode 3132)
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
(First: Episode 1960)
Film Girls sing a jump-rope rhyme about naming a puppy.
(First: Episode 3279)
SCENE 5 Arlana and her mother pass by Big Bird's nest and ask him for directors to the Fix-It Shop. He realizes they're the dog owners and point them toward it. He soon has an emotional conflict over whether the situation makes him happy or sad.
Film Three Wegman dogs are arranged in different ways.
(First: Episode 3312)
Cartoon In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(First: Episode 3285)

Film Number Three Ball Film: A red ball follows a rollercoaster-like track through checkpoints (each, a set of three) that are counted in voiceover. At the end, the ball is ground up into a powder.
(First: Episode 0254)
Song "Toothpaste Factory Rap"
(First: Episode 3266)
Cartoon In a circus setting, a girl becomes excited about getting her first loose tooth.
Artist: Steven Fonti
(First: Episode 3266)
Film A child in a classroom draws a picture of her dog Puck, and goes over the care required to keep a pet. A Bert and Baby Fozzie plush can be seen in the little girl's bedroom.
(First: Episode 2853)
SCENE 6 The family thanks the others for taking good care of their dog. Arlana states Gabi can come over and play with Trevor whenever she likes, or she can bring him to Gabi's place. Gabi still feels sad they can't keep the dog, but happily joins Arlana, Big Bird and Trevor for a game of fetch in the park.
Song "Washin' the Dog"
(First: Episode 3020)
Cartoon Fleas have fun in fur!
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0630)
Film Letter Garden: F
(First: Episode 3048)
Cartoon The letter F morphs into cartoon faces.
(First: Episode 2916)
Film Kids dance around at gymnastics to "Rockin' Robin."
(First: Episode 3147)
Muppets Grover takes several dogs for a walk, explaining that dogs need exercise as much as people do.
(First: Episode 2734)
Cartoon "Five Baby Oysters"
(First: Episode 2257)

SCENE 7 Everyone says goodbye to Trevor as he goes off with his family. The Fix-It Shop gets a call from a man, who found one of the ripped posters and heads over to reclaim his lost keys. Maria and Luis vow to take down all the posters, while Gabi and Big Bird take turns announcing the sponsors.


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