Sesame Street
Telly and Baby Bear's friendship
(repeat of 3148)
Air date December 12, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors P, Y, 21
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Celina welcomes the viewer and tries to tease the sponsors, but Telly and Baby Bear interrupt; they want to announce them. They claim they like to do things together, since they like the same things. Telly uses triangles as an example, but finds Baby Bear doesn't love them the way he does. Baby Bear is equally distraught that Telly not only doesn't like porridge, but hasn't even tried. He brings him home to Mama Bear to try some.
Film The floating kids form a triangle.
(First: Episode 3122)
Song Kevin Clash sings "Skin."
(First: Episode 2749)
Animation A clay-animated man uses a palette and a paintbrush to paint the letter P.
(First: Episode 3400)
Film Two girls sing "My Picky Playmate" as they clap.
(First: Episode 3299)
Animation The letter P appears in words on buildings.
(First: Episode 3329)
Muppets Betty Lou learns some Spanish words from her friend Carlos, including "Amigo."
(First: Episode 2042)
Cartoon A cartoon shows a few Spanish words - which are also English words.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3011)

SCENE 2 At the Three Bear's cottage, Baby Bear and Telly share a chair. Papa Bear lets Telly use his bowl and spoon, using his hat as a bowl instead. Telly tastes some porridge and finds he doesn't love it as much as Baby Bear, upsetting them both. Mama Bear points out that best friends don't need to like the same things, using herself and Papa Bear (and his hat) as an example. Papa Bear plops his hat back on, spilling the porridge on his head.
Film Five girls play a clapping game.
(First: Episode 2763)
Muppets Ernie & BertBert and Ernie go fishing. Ernie catches fish by yelling "Heeeeere fishy, fishy, fishy!", and they come flying into the boat. Bert tries it, but only catches a shark.
(First: Episode 1641)
Film Kids play bongo drums loud and soft.
(First: Episode 2862)
Animation Airplanes carve the capital and lowercase letter Y.
(First: Episode 3199)
Muppets Old West: Sinister Sam announces that someone has bought the last box of crayons, and he wants to know why. It turns out that he just wants a crayon so he can learn how to write the letter Y.
(First: Episode 1288)
Animation Planet Y/y
(First: Episode 2859)
Film A girl learns how to rollerblade.
(First: Episode 3270)
Muppets Two creatures watch a girl dance while balancing two glasses with liquid inside.
Part 1
(First: Episode 3385)
SCENE 3 Telly bounces on his pogo stick, while Baby Bear counts the bounces. Big Bird skates by wishing to join them, but Baby Bear doesn't want him to play and runs off in an angry huff.
Muppets "Forty Blocks From My Home"
(First: Episode 2614)
Cartoon A girl talks about her skin.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2611)
Muppets Every time Ernie tries to recite a poem about the number 12, it switches itself around to the number 21 (and vice versa).
(First: Episode 2329)
Cartoon "Next To Song"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2851)
Muppets One of the creatures tries the glass dance himself, then drinks from it.
Part 2
(First: Episode 3385)
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
SCENE 4 Telly tells Luis about what just happened. Baby Bear explains that he likes Big Bird, but if Telly plays with him, he make like Big Bird more than him. Telly reassures him that that won't stop them from being friends and the three all go off to play.
Cartoon Two monkeys argue over what to watch on TV, growing bigger the angrier they get.
(First: Episode 0762)
Muppets / Celebrity The Count teams up with Kid 'n Play for a rap song about how they argued whether they should rap or count.
(First: Episode 2797)
Animation The word ELEVATOR gets on one.
(First: Episode 3372)
Muppets The Big Bad Wolf sings about himself and his family.
(First: Episode 3001)
Film Alphaquest: P
A pack of painted purple penguins practicing a pop song in a pine tree park, and a pink pig with a parachute.
(First: Episode 2711)
Film Wegman's dogs form a letter P.
(First: Episode 3330)
SCENE 5 Baby Bear tries bouncing on Telly's pogo stick, but finds he's not good at it. He worries Telly won't stay friends with someone who can't bounce as well, but Big Bird assures him practice will help.
Song AT words
(First: Episode 3291)
Cartoon A painter pops out of a box and paints a lion, then hangs a "wet paint" sign on it.
(First: Episode 1179)
Muppets Elmo sings "In Your Imagination."
(First: Episode 3119)
Cartoon Mary Shaboom reluctantly moves to a new house, and muses about the consequences.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2959)

SCENE 6 Baby Bear shows Luis and Maria the progress he's made on the pogo stick. While the grown ups announce the sponsors, Baby Bear borrows Telly's pogo stick to get back home.

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