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Baby Bear stains his tie
Air date November 23, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Lou Berger
Sponsors V, 15
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird and Lexine run into Baby Bear, who's wearing a nice, new tie. He states his family will be visiting their grandmother and Papa Bear will be around any moment to pick up him. The two want to say the alphabet, but Baby Bear is unsure ("There's a lot of uncharted territory there."). He removes his tie so it won't get dirty as they all say the alphabet. He puts it back on, then immediately takes it off when he sees what's coming up...
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Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(First: Episode 1934)
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SCENE 1 cont'd Baby Bear leaves his tie off as they all count to 40. A breeze then blows his tie away!
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Song "Dressed Up" (remake)
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Animation Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
(First: Episode 3130)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” Herry asks John-John if he knows the difference between up and down.
(First: Episode 0565)
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Animation Counting 20 shells
(First: Episode 2994)
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Muppets Mr. Johnson has lunch at Charlie's Outdoor Al Fresco Fresh Air Cafe, where he's disappointed to find Grover waiting on him. The wind picks up, and blows his food away -- but when Grover gives him the bill, the wind dies down, and he has to pay.
(First: Episode 3105)
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Film On a windy day, Maria (in voice-over) asks a man (Bill Irwin), "Does air move things?" The wind speaks for him.
(First: Episode 2876)
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Animation "Just One Strawberry Blues"
(First: Episode 3161)
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SCENE 2 Baby Bear finds his tie soaked in a mud puddle. He hides when Papa Bear shows up, who reports to Big Bird and Lexine their trip is delayed. Baby Bear thinks he can use some soap and water.
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Song "(The Name of the Place is) The Laundromat"
(First: Episode 3159)
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Cartoon Zork lands on the coast of California, where he meets a slick agent.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2687)
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Song "At the Coastline" (Beach Boys style)
(First: Episode 2792)
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Muppets "African Alphabet Song"
(First: Episode 2360)
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Animation African quilt pattern #2
(First: Episode 3134)
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Film V for voice, violin, Victrola, etc.
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Animation Sand V/v
(First: Episode 0637)
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Film V for violin: kids play "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" on the violin.
(First: Episode 3280)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 1
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 3 Baby Bear washes his tie in a washtub as everyone (including Tarah) sings a "Washy-Washy" song. Baby Bear pulls his tie out from the water...and it's shrunk! He hides when Papa Bear passes by.
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Cartoon "Water Conservation": Frank the fish calls Carl and tells him not to leave the water running while brushing his teeth, otherwise the lake will be dry.
Artist: Peter Chung
(First: Episode 2689)
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Muppets Bert sings "I Gotta Be Clean."
(First: Episode 3061)
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Cartoon Abstract count to 15
(First: Episode 2851)
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Film 15s on sticks cascade toward the camera as boats race by on a river on the background.
(First: Episode 3280)
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Animation Masked March #15
(First: Episode 3375)
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Song "Washin' the Dog"
(First: Episode 3020)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 2
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 4 Baby Bear has an idea: if he pretends his tie looks the same as before, maybe Papa Bear will see it the same way. Tarah points out that's not how imagination works and offers an alternative: tell Papa Bear the truth. Baby Bear considers doing so.
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Muppets Elmo sings "In Your Imagination."
(First: Episode 3119)
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Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1181)
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Film Floating kids make the letter V.
(First: Episode 3133)
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Cartoon Consonant Sound: V, violin
(First: Episode 1157)
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Muppets Dicky Tick hosts "Lifestyles of the Big and Little."
(First: Episode 2206)
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Celebrity Whoopi Goldberg introduces the sound "WH" and then yells, "Whoopi!"
(First: Episode 2861)
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Animation WH words (wheel, which, whiz, where, white, whale)
(First: Episode 2937)
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Animation Lillian is proud because she climbed a mountain all by herself.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2749)
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Film "Simple Pleasures" by Bobby McFerrin is played over footage of a girl trying to play frisbee with a dog on the beach.
(First: Episode 2876)
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Cartoon Household appliances count 1-10 and 10-0.
(First: Episode 2840)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Caribbean dance
Part 2a
(First: Episode 3136)
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SCENE 5 Baby Bear finally finds Papa Bear and confesses what's happened. Papa Bear understands and states everyone makes mistakes, which is why they're running late; Mama Bear got car lube on her dress and Papa Bear has a porridge stain on his shirt. As they head off, Baby Bear considers giving Grammy Bear the tie as a bookmark. Big Bird, Lexine and Tarah announce the sponsors.
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COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Big Bird bounces on Gabi's bed, when it breaks.

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