Sesame Street
Maria and Luis' 7th wedding anniversary
Air date April 4, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors D, M, 7


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird and Snuffy find Luis hanging a large banner over the Fix-It Shop. Luis points out that today is his and Maria's 7th wedding anniversary. The two young ones get into the celebration and spot Maria and Gabi down the block, and urge Maria to close her eyes as they bring her to the shop. Luis surprises her, but she realizes she's forgotten today was their anniversary! Maria is upset she forgot, but Big Bird and Snuffy offer to help.
Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
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Film A boy dances his way into his family's portrait.
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Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
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Film Wegman's dogs make an M.
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Animation Pencil box M / m
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
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Cartoon Fluffy recalls being a homeless dog, getting taken in to the dog pound, and meeting his new pal Petey.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird, Snuffy and Gabi return to re-enact Maria and Luis' wedding, making sure Maria doesn't forget it as well (adding a vow about not forgetting their anniversary). Luis tells them a better way to remember their wedding – their wedding album...whose location Maria doesn't remember, either. Luis goes to fetch it and Big Bird reminds Maria where the arbor is to meet up afterward.
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The Count reads the story of "The Magnificent 7" who would save a village from becoming lonely. A mediocre 7 and a magnificent 5 show up first, to the behest of the villagers. Next time on The Count's Storybook Theatre: "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."
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Cartoon Seven animals in a tree.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
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Cartoon Kids sing about the joys of celery.
Artist: ArtistMike
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SCENE 3 Luis finds their photo album and Maria flashes back to their wedding ceremony. Bob, Susan, Gordon and Miles appear and reminisce along with them.
Song "Say Cheese"
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Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: instead of a parachute, the girl is carried to the ground by four birds.
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SCENE 4 Maria thumbs through some old drawings Luis made for her, depicting the two of them as special items in their lives, all of which read "I Love You." Maria gets inspired and recruits Snuffy and Big Bird to help with a big anniversary surprise...
Cartoon A heart that says "I love you" is drawn.
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Animation Letter Garden: M
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Cartoon Me and My M
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SCENE 5 Luis sits down in the arbor for his special surprise. Backed up by Big Bird and Snuffy, Maria performs a jazzy, soft-shoe rendition of "Happy That I Love You." Maria and Luis kiss, as everyone joins in for an encore kickline. Oscar the Grouch announces the sponsors.

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