Sesame Street
Telly makes his own breakfast.
(repeat of 3209)
Air date December 20, 1995
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by John Weidman
Sponsors A, Q, 4


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN An excited Telly tells the viewer that he's about to go into Hooper's Store, where Mr. Handford is going to make him breakfast.
SCENE 1 Telly waits impatiently for Mr. Handford to finish shelving items. Carlo comes in and lets Mr. Handford know that he's going to make his own breakfast. Telly watches in awe as Carlo makes a bowl of cereal all by himself! Mr. Handford suggests that Telly could make his own breakfast, but Telly is doubtful of that, imagining a disastrous scenario involving a wild animal stampede. Telly asks Carlo for help, and Mr. Handford decides to watch what happens.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Everybody Eats."
Re-filmed version
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Muppets Captain Breakfast unsuccessfully encourages a little girl to eat breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
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Film Kids sing the alphabet on an island.
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Big Bird visits a Puerto Rican casita in East Harlem. He tries to find out what people do there, but everyone is too busy raising chickens, planting tomatoes, cooking and planning music to answer.
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Animation "Pineapple Addition"
Artist: Jane Aaron
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SCENE 2 While watching Carlo make a bowl of cereal, Telly writes down everything Carlo does, including the interruptions that happen.
When Telly gets all the steps down and is about to practice getting his own breakfast, Hooper's Store becomes crowded when Savion's little league team shows up, meaning Telly will have to practice outside in the arbor.
Film The McDoubles (Batty and Crooky) count to 10 with their fingers.
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Muppets Ernie and Bert sing "But I Like You."
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Animation Looking for shapes on the Aztec Calendar Stone (Maria voiceover)
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Animation Looking for shapes on the Aztec Calendar Stone (Maria voiceover in Spanish)
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Film A girl's grandmother teaches Spanish to her parrot Kuka.
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Cartoon Soul A!
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Muppets The Martians investigate an A.
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Cartoon A man is allergic to the letter A.
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SCENE 3 Mr. Handford sets up a table for Telly in the arbor. Barkley continually interferes with Telly's practicing, hungry for cereal himself. Carlo pretends to play fetch, then hides the cereal box in his shirt, but it doesn't even take a bowl of cereal to drive Barkley away. Telly thinks up a plan for practicing without using any of the supplies, which intrigues Carlo.
Cartoon Babies and doggies pattern: What comes next?
Artist: Keith Haring
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Muppets "Cereal Girl"
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Film On the farm, a boy enjoys a glass of MILK.
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Cartoon A brief animation of pouring milk in a glass, coupled with the word milk.
(First: Episode 3012)
SCENE 4 Telly is about to practice making breakfast again, this time using imaginary supplies. Elmo plays along with Telly's game, imagining other interferences such as dinosaurs hungry for cereal, and a vacuum cleaner. Elmo then lets Telly concentrate, and Telly finally makes an imaginary bowl of cereal all by himself! Will he be able to do it in reality, Elmo wonders?
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Video Four break-dancers dance.
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Cartoon Four babies crying, drinking, playing, sleeping
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
A princess claims that she will kiss anyone who has bulgy eyes, small ears, and a funny voice, wears a hat and coat, and is a frog. Kermit is the only one who fits that description, so she kisses him and, in a puff of smoke, she turns into a frog. Kermit invites her to "the hop", and she accepts. (new sound effects added)
(First: Episode 0859)
Cartoon A detective follows a path on the street which consists of a straight line, followed by dots. He finds out that the truck that paints the dividing road lines happens to sputter every few feet, which is where the dots come from.
(EKA: Episode 2292)
SCENE 5 Elmo, Carlo, Mr. Handford, Maria, and Savion's little league team gather around to watch Telly make his own breakfast by himself. They cheer him on loudly every step he slowly makes.
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Song "Jump" (soul)
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Film A paper crumples to reveal Q, q and Qq.
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Muppets Elmo shows a trick you can do with the letter Q - by covering the stem of the letter, you get the letter O.
Cartoon Fish swim to form Q and q.
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Song "Say Cheese"
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Animation Wooden shapes group themselves by color, then regroup by shape, then assemble themselves into a rocket ship.
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Muppets Big Bird demonstrates how the alphabet song would sound if it didn't begin with A.
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Celebrity "Rubber Duckie" with Little Richard.
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Cartoon Leanna Williams explains why she loves her brother’s shoes - she has fun with the box they came in.
Artist: ArtistMike
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SCENE 6 Telly is proud that he made his own breakfast today, but he would still like Mr. Handford to make him breakfast sometimes. Mr. Handford is glad to oblige, and offers Telly some lunch (since he already had breakfast). Elmo announces the sponsors.

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