Sesame Street
Goldilocks is sad
Air date March 27, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Adam Rudman
Directed by Lisa Simon
Sponsors Q, 10
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Baby Bear is furious with Goldilocks; his wee-little chair is smashed to bits and he believes she did, citing past examples of her recklessness. She and Big Bird protest that she's innocent, when Papa Bear shows up with the chair in question. He reveals he accidentally broke it in a series of mishaps. Goldilocks runs off crying, leaving Baby Bear racked with guilt. Papa Bear advises him to make her happy again.
Cartoon "Mad Goat Song"
Artist: Derek Lamb
(First: Episode 0771)
Film Wegman's dogs: Old Mother Hubbard
Muppets Colambo: Mother Hubbard's Heist
Colambo visits the home of Old Mother Hubbard to investigate a missing bone for her dog, Bootsie.
(First: Episode 3228)
Cartoon A cowboy sings about "Feelings That Are Real."
(First: Episode 0954)
SCENE 2 Baby Bear tries to apologize to Goldilocks, but she turns away, huffing. Big Bird tells Baby Bear that whenever he feels sad or angry, he and Snuffy sing "The Alphabet Song." They try cheering her up by singing, but it doesn't work and Goldilocks runs off crying.
SCENE 2 cont'd Luis witnesses Goldilocks running off and learns what's happened. Since he's good at fixing things, Big Bird asks how he'd fix a broken heart. He tells them whenever Maria is upset, he gets her some flowers.
Cartoonsignlanguageabc Cartoon Signing Alphabet,” an animated film by Steve Finkin. Music for voice and electronics by Joan La Barbara.
(First: Episode 1056)
Film How to say "turtle" in sign language
(First: Episode 3339)
Cartoon What if a turtle and rabbit switched appearances?
(First: Episode 0483)
Muppets Grover works at a bakery. Mr. Johnson gets a slip and is customer 40. Grover tells him to wait until he calls his number, which frustrates Mr. Johnson because there is nobody else in the bakery--except for a Green Anything Muppet woman who has a 39 slip.
(First: Episode 3248)
Cartoon A man counts 40 stars at night.
(First: Episode 2243)
SCENE 3 Baby Bear presents Goldilocks with a bouquet of 10 flowers, but she immediately begins sneezing (she's allergic).
Cartoon A boy's friends bring him flowers to cheer him up, not knowing that he's allergic to them.
(First: Episode 1524)
Film Three girls do a "One Potato" rhyme.
(First: Episode 3271)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
Cartoon The Bellhop must take 10 terriers for a walk.
(First: Episode 2507)
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie tries to fool Bert with his disguises such as a pirate disguise and a bearded Red Riding Hood disguise, but Bert recognizes him each time and tells him to stop trying to fool him. Then a wolf knocks on the door and Bert is convinced it's Ernie in disguise again- until Ernie appears at the door!
(First: Episode 1170)
Film A group of kids paint a mural with the help of a mural artist.
(First: Episode 3007)
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
Muppets / Celebrity Zoe points out to Zap Mama and some kids that Chicago is sad because he's never been to the jungle. The group cheers him up by making jungle noises with their voices.
(First: Episode 3285)
Cartoon A hand draws a telephone booth.
(First: Episode 0791)
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster finds a TELEPHONE, and reads the word.
(First: Episode 1569)
Film A girl learns to write "river" in Chinese.
(First: Episode 3219)
Cartoon Fish swim to form Q and q.
(First: Episode 3105)
Animation In reversed film, Q and q candles are unmelted.
(First: Episode 3079)
Animation Planet Q / q
(First: Episode 2838)
Film Korean girls do a spring dance.
(First: Episode 3170)
SCENE 4 Big Bird introduces showman Baby Bear, who sings his "Smile, Dance, Laugh" song. The song cures Goldilocks' sadness, but she's still angry with Baby Bear over what he's put her through today.
Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing. (new music and sound effects added)
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1109)
Cast Maria and Linda sew quilts with a Q on them.
(First: Episode 1508)
Film Q, for quack. Quiet!
(First: Episode 3405)
Sand-alphabet q
Animation Sand Q/q
(First: Episode 0623)
Insert Celina, Carlo, Lexine, Telly, Rosita and Alice sing a "Silly Sounding Word Song."
(First: Episode 3316)
Animation A girl plays in, on and under a sculpture.
(First: Episode 2898)
Film A girl named Jyah tells about dance class. The kids do some stretching exercises, then dance in their own ways, ending with the tango (instrumental: "Naughty Door Opera").
(First: Episode 3022)
Muppets Elmo bumps into Kermit the Frog on the way to the post office, begging to help him with one of his demonstrations, during which the post office closes - a perfect prompt to demonstrate open and closed.
(First: Episode 2497)
Cartoon "Banana Samba" (short version)
(First: Episode 2920)

SCENE 5 Papa Bear and Luis return with the repaired chair, though Goldilocks is still mad. She claims the only way to perk herself up is to relax in a nice, comfy chair. Baby Bear allows her to sit in his chair, which makes her feel better. He then reluctantly goes to get her a bowl of porridge, as Big Bird announces the sponsors.
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