Sesame Street
Gina and Carlo start new jobs
Air date November 21, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Nancy Sans
Sponsors G, 13
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird strolls over to Hooper's Store, craving one of Gina's birdseed milkshakes. Once he gets there, he finds she's moving some stuff from the store to her new day care center around the corner. Big Bird keels over when he learns she will be quitting her job at Hooper's.
Song "It's All Right to Cry"
(First: Episode 3154)
Cartoon African quilt pattern
(First: Episode 3160)
Muppets Moe Cocker and a chorus of dogs sing "With a Little Yelp from My Friends."
(First: Episode 3108)
Cartoon How Andy Fritz Ate the Sun.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2730)
Film A girl learns how to jump rope.
Cartoon "Alphabet Jungle"
(First: Episode 2733)
SCENE 2 Gina makes Big Bird one last milkshake to calm his nerves, then explains her passion for opening a day care. Big Bird doesn't think it'll be the same; what if he wants to come by and ask her a question? Lexine and another girl lead him to the day care to show him how easy it can be.
SCENE 2 cont'd Mr. Handford provides Gina with some cups and plates and the two share a heartfelt goodbye.
Cartoon mydoghappy
Cartoon A boy demonstrates why his dog's name is Happy.
(First: Episode 0537)
Song "Exploring in Your Closet"
(First: Episode 3132)
Song "Big G and Little G"
Cartoon A goose and gander visit the land of the G's.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1141)
Animation G / g paper fold
(First: Episode 3128)
Wishihadafriend Muppets Ernie doesn't want to play with Bert, who sings "I Wish I Had a Friend to Play With Me."
(First: Episode 1819)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(First: Episode 1471)
SCENE 3 Big Bird will practice going into the day care and asking Gina a question, but first he needs something to ask her. While he thinks, she and the kids play with her "Disappearing Dinosaurs" picture. Big Bird comes in to ask and gets distracted by the game.
SCENE 3 cont'd Carlo comes into the day care and Big Bird allows him to ask Gina a question (since his is just pretend). Carlo asks her if Mr. Handford would be willing to hire him in Gina's place and she approves of the idea. Big Bird leads Carlo to Hooper's, believing he knows the sure-fire way to get him hired.
Cartoon A magician performs a trick that makes birds appear, and fish can be glimpsed between them.
(First: Episode 1614)
Song "We Got the Power!" - a hip-hop song about computers
(First: Episode 3058)
Cartoon Number creatures #13
(First: Episode 2691)
Animation Masked March #13
(First: Episode 3378)
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings and counts thirteen turkeys.
(First: Episode 2711)
Muppets / Celebrity Robin Williams shows Elmo the many fun things one can do with a stick.
(First: Episode 2835)
Animation A girl plays in, on, and under a sculpture.
(First: Episode 2898)
Song "It's Time for a Rhyme"
(First: Episode 3160)
SCENE 4 Big Bird gives Carlo some ill-advised suggestions on how to get hired, but Carlo simply asks Mr. Handford about the position. Mr. Handford does a brief interview with him and hires him on the spot. Big Bird points out he left out an important question: can he make a birdseed milkshake?!
Song Leon Redbone sings "What Do They Do When They Go Wherever They Go?"
(First: Episode 3312)
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(First: Episode 1895)
Muppets Grover sings "Monster in the Mirror."
(First: Episode 2689)
Animation A girl unfolds a map and uses it to describe her trip to Mexico, stopping in Texas along the way.
(First: Episode 2689)
Song "Playground Map Song"
(First: Episode 2680)
Cartoon A dog, a girl and a lizard dance to a bongo beat.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2795)
SCENE 5 Carlo's never heard of a birdseed milkshake, so Mr. Handford whips out his recipe. Big Bird gives it a taste and loves it! Carlo becomes nervous when Mr. Handford assigns him to close up the store tonight.
Cartoon Mi kat iz ... gone
(First: Episode 1967)
Song David sings "Who You Looking At, Tiger?"
(First: Episode 0371)
Animation Computer G / g
(First: Episode 3112)
Muppets Zoe spots a group of letters galloping by, and wonders which letter it is. She tells Celina what it looks like, and Celina says it's the letter G.
(First: Episode 3377)
Cartoon Fish form G and g.
(First: Episode 3112)
Muppets In the park, Harvey Kneeslapper comes up behind a man, asks him, "Wanna see something funny?" and then holds a mirror up. The man sees nothing funny...until he looks at Harvey!
(First: Episode 0283)
Film A boy is scared to go to sleep at night, until his dad tells him to use his imagination to calm himself down. He conducts a symphony with his toys.
(First: Episode 3271)
Cartoon Jerry Nelson sings "Moonshine."
(First: Episode 2775)

SCENE 6 Carlo and Gina try to adjust to their new jobs. They start to sing "The First Time," describing their new situations. The final portion of the song switches to the original film version. (First: Episode 2950)
SCENE 6 cont'd Carlo finally locks up and heads home. Gina announces the sponsors and goes home as well. Big Bird, tucked in his nest, claims he knew everything would work out in the end.
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Gina and the kids dance at day care.

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