Sesame Street
Humphrey and Ingrid's home movies
Air date March 30, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Sponsors A, Z, 15


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Humphrey and Ingrid introduce the sponsors for today while capturing some footage of Natasha, who suddenly disappears.
SCENE 1 The monsters enter Finders Keepers to get more footage as Natasha browses the store. They tape her finding things she might need in her future careers, like a shoelace for mountain climber boots and earmuffs for a heavy metal drummer. Natasha then grabs a stethoscope, which Ruthie interprets as her wanting to be a doctor, but she actually just likes shiny objects.
Film Footage of kids playing professions, alternating with footage of analogous real-life jobs.
(First: Episode 2811)
Cartoon In the "Land of No Shoelaces," people find it difficult to play basketball, swing and run, until Edna Lovelace comes along.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3102)
Muppets Snuffy sings "Bubble on My Snuffle."
(First: Episode 3338)
Film Wegman's dogs form a letter A.
(First: Episode 3307)
Muppets Elmo finds a large apple and wonders what letter "apple" starts with. Slimey pops out from the apple, holding a flag with the letter A on it.
Film A for action, acrobat, art, artichoke, and applause.
(First: Episode 3266)
SCENE 2 Humphrey and Ingrid want to show off some of the home movies they've taken, claiming to have enough to the start a National Natasha Network (NNN). They play a tape of her crawling fast and slow, until she demonstrates it again by crawling out of the store.
Film Cars on the street go fast, then slow, then fast again.
(First: Episode 2988)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a piano and decides to play it. The left half wants to play short notes, while the other half prefers to run his fingers across the keyboard. They decide to cooperate, and both use their notes to play "Chopsticks".
(First: Episode 1366)
Song Kevin Clash sings "(I Eat With) Chopsticks" over a film of kids doing so.
(First: Episode 3270)
Cartoon Z for Zebu (new music added)
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 1185)
Muppets "Zig Zag Dance"
(First: Episode 1567)
Cartoon-eat a Z.jpg
Cartoon A red armless character is stalked by the letter Z until he eats it.
(First: Episode 1340)
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("One step forward, one step back").
(First: Episode 3031)
Insert Oscar overhears Maria, Luis, Carlo and Rosita talking in both English and Spanish and yells at them for annoying him in two languages. They sing to him they can't help it, they have "English and Spanish Words in Me."
Cartoon A map of Puerto Rico forms into the shape of animals and other things that are found there.
(First: Episode 3030)
Film A group of kids paint a mural with the help of a mural artist.
(First: Episode 3007)
Cartoon An old man recites a poem about the time he had the flu.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1274)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie comes from finishing his bath, and tells Bert that there's something that he forgot. Bert asks if he's washed behind his ears, his neck, and his elbows. Finally, Ernie remembers that he forgot to turn off the water in the tub -- as the water level rises.
(First: Episode 0347)
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(First: Episode 3160)
Insert Prairie Dawn plays "Do the Dog" at Angela's care center with the kids and Barkley.
(First: Episode 3263)
Film Wegman's dogs are really sound sleepers - neither an alarm, nor a jackhammer nor an elephant will wake them up.
(First: Episode 3010)
Cartoon I am dry, he is wet (Shark fishing)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets While shopping in a China store, Simon Soundman helps Old McDonald find his lost animal - however his animal sounds attract animals to barge into the fragile store.
(First: Episode 3068)
Animation Rubber Stamp #15
(First: Episode 2945)
Film Growing Numbers #15
(First: Episode 2971)
Cartoon An animated number 15 sings "How Hard It Is to Be 15" to a child who is trying to count from 1 to 20, but can't remember 15.
(First: Episode 2743)
Film A man makes a shadow puppet of a dog.
(First: Episode 0601)
Cast Luis and Linda assemble the word COLD, and it snows.
(First: Episode 2067)
Cartoon What does the word COLD match with?
(First: Episode 2087)
SCENE 3 Humphrey and Ingrid return with Natasha and Humphrey suggests they play a tape of Gordon's cold dance...
Insert Gordon does the "Cold Dance" with some kids and Natasha.
SCENE 3 cont'd Ruthie thinks the song was cool, but Humphrey corrects her; it was cold.
Film Kids talk about how they like sledding down snowy hills.
(First: Episode 3276)
Muppets / Celebrity Big Bird hosts "Big Bird's Poetry Corner," with guest Rita Dove.
(First: Episode 3318)
Animation A rock does somersaults for its peers, but gets little applause.
(First: Episode 2021)
Cartoon Look both ways before you cross the street
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1397)
Film A gardener trims a bush to form a giraffe.
(First: Episode 3138)
SCENE 4 Humphrey and Ingrid have one more film to show off - a film Natasha made all by herself about the letter A....
Cartoon Soul A!


SCENE 4 cont'd Although Ruthie enjoyed the film, she isn't sure Natasha actually made that. Humphrey admits it's the wrong tape (it belongs to the video store) and puts in Natasha's real A movie, which shows an A propped up against the Furry Arms. Everyone enjoys it and the happy parents want to watch the tape they made today, but can't find the camera. They discover Natasha sitting in the corner, covered with the tape from the camera. Ruthie announces the sponsors.


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