Sesame Street
Big Bird's games with Bob
Air date April 7, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Cathi Rosenberg-Turow
Directed by Jon Stone
Sponsors C, U, 20
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Insert As the World Takes Turns
In this soap opera parody, Telly is in desperate need for Gordon's help inserting his straw into his juice box, but Zoe also needs his assistance so she can blow her nose after sneezing. The problem is solved by taking turns.
Cartoon A mosquito bites a man and a dog, who agree to scratch each other's backs.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3217)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The Taming of the Shoe
"Grovero" is accompanied by a talking shoe, whom he convinces to cooperate with him and help him get to the Padua Mall.
(First: Episode 2587)
Cartoon "Animal Elevator": 10-1 (subtraction)
(First: Episode 2523)
Film A wall painter on a high-rise spells and paints the word "WET PAINT" in red, but accidentally puts his hand on one of the painted letters and looks at his hand, all painted red, and shouts, "WET PAINT!"
(First: Episode 1036)
Cartoon Toothpaste March
Artist: Ray Favata
(First: Episode 1446)
Song "Fixin' My Hair"
(First: Episode 2734)
Cartoon The Bellhop is sent to the grocery store to get twenty grapefruits. He counts to 20 on the way there so that he can remember the quantity, but forgets what item he was sent for.
(First: Episode 2533)

SCENE 1 Bob invites Big Bird to join a game he and the kids are about to play: "Three of These Things," using brushes and the number 20. Big Bird becomes inspired and wants to make up his own game.
Masked March 20
Animation Masked March #20
Animation A white shell is uncovered in the sand.
(First: Episode 2044)
Muppets Little Chrissy always has fun whether he's "Wet or Dry."
(First: Episode 3134)
Cartoon I am dry, they are wet (man laying on the beach)
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(EKA: Episode 0309)
SCENE 2 Bob is about to have his lunch, when Big Bird returns with a new game he's made. He sings as he points out the items on the table and has everyone close their eyes as he removes one, then asks them to guess what's missing. The all correctly guess that Bob's sandwich is missing and Big Bird rushes off to play the game with others, taking Bob's sandwich with him.
Film Old McFay juggles three lemons, then two.
(First: Episode 3225)
Cartoon King Minus and the Disappearing Dragons
(First: Episode 0345)
Song "It's All Right to Cry"
(First: Episode 3154)
Cartoon The Great Inventor Series: Science Salutes the Men and Women Who Have Changed the Way We Live. Cartoon about the days when people tried drinking ice cream soda before straws were invented. Awful messes were made getting more of the refreshment on their clothes than in their bellies. Until one day an ice cream parlor janitor noticed that when people brought their leashed pet anteaters in to enjoy an ice cream soda, the floor was always sucked completely clean. Realizing that nature had solved the problem, the janitor invented artificial anteater noses that strapped on over people's mouths... which eventually evolved into the modern straw.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2595)
Film "C" for Circle
(First: Episode 3313)
Muppets "C Drives Me Crazy"
(First: Episode 3339)
Film Girls do a hand-clap game about friends whose names start with C.
(First: Episode 3277)
SCENE 3 Big Bird returns Bob's sandwich and makes sure Bob isn't mad or sad he lost it, preventing Bob from eating. When Bob finally confirms that he's happy, Big Bird asks why he hasn't eaten his lunch yet.
Animation In stop-motion, sandwich ingredients square-dance in a ring and arrange themselves into a sandwich, which gets a bite taken out of it in a refrigerator.
(First: Episode 3080)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
Re-filmed version
(First: Episode 2855)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster learns to use manners while eating with a spoon. (new music added)
(First: Episode 1340)
Cartoon A U train spells the words "unite," "U-turn," "underground," "up," and "universe."
(First: Episode 0624)
Muppets Ethel Mermaid sings "I Get a Kick Out of U."
(First: Episode 3127)
Animation Sand U / u
(First: Episode 0624)
SCENE 4 Bob finishes mopping his apartment floors, when Big Bird and the kids show up with another new game: the "Open and Closed Game." They look around for things they can open and close, including Bob's front door...locking them all out.
33-Abierto, cerrado
Film Abierto and cerrado
(First: Episode 3271)
Muppets Kermit sings "Caribbean Amphibian."
(First: Episode 2205)
Cartoon With the help of his assistant, Dr. Geo shows the viewer what a globe is.
(First: Episode 2836)
Film A girl narrates a segment about her friend, Billy, who swims with dolphins.
(First: Episode 3012)
Cartoon A fan reveals the letter C.
(First: Episode 2746)
Muppets Cookie Monster sings "C is for Cookie."
(First: Episode 0372)
Cartoon The Noble Ostrich
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0998)

SCENE 5 Bob gets a new key from the superintendent and enters the apartment with Big Bird, who has made up a new song. He takes the tune of "C is for Cookie" and claims he can sing about any object. Big Bird annoys Bob with this for a period of time, until they hear the closing theme, signaling them to announce the sponsors and say goodbye.

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