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Sesame Street
Slimey's New Trick
(repeat of 3181)
Air date February 12, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors W, Y, 18

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Telly introduces the sponsors for today while walking with Gordon. Oscar points out that today, Slimey will perform a new trick - he'll dive into the swimming pool in the trash can all the way from the playground. Gordon is skeptical and leads Telly to the playground so they can see how this will work, while Oscar bugs Grundgetta over their walkie-talkies.
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SCENE 1 At the playground, Slimey gets into position. Grundgetta explains how the trick will work - Slimey sits on one end of the see-saw and when Jenna see-saws down, Slimey will be flung in the air toward the trash can. After the countdown, Gordon pushes Jenna down on the see-saw and Slimey goes flying...onto Telly's head. Grundgetta blames him for Slimey's failure, but Telly points out he wouldn't have gone far any way, but he's still proud of Slimey for his first try.
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SCENE 2 Gordon places Lonnell on Jenna's side of the see-saw, believing the more weight they have, the farther Slimey will fly. As the countdown begins, Telly rushes to the trash can to witness the landing. Slimey is rocketed toward the sky and almost reaches the trash can, but misses and lands on Telly's head again.
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SCENE 3 As Big Bird begins a Birdketeer meeting, Lonnell rushes to tell him he's needed for Slimey's trick. Big Bird accepts, but only after the meeting ends. Snuffy, their special guest, shows them his special dance - The Snuffleupagus.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird is ready and after the countdown, he sends Slimey flying. He lands right in the trash can, but misses the pool and instead lands on the trampoline. He's sent flying away again, landing right into Maria's soup.
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SCENE 5 Grundgetta tells Big Bird to aim for the pool this time (a command he doesn't quite understand). Slimey is sent up into the air again and after bouncing around the trash can, finally lands in the pool, to everyone's excitement. Oscar recites the sponsors for Slimey.


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