Sesame Street
Playing pirates with Winny
Air date April 3, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Christine Ferraro
Sponsors K, 0
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird plays his favorite game with the kids - Duck Duck Goose. When it's his turn to be "it," the kids are all called off by their coach for practice, leaving Big Bird without anyone to play with. Zoe happens by and offers to play it with him, but the game doesn't work well with two people. They then meet Winny, who has moved to the neighborhood from England. She suggests they play pirates, though Big Bird hopes they can still play Duck Duck Goose after.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Dressed Up."
(First: Episode 0302)
Animation Yellow drops don't want to play with a red ball at first, but they make a good flower together.
(First: Episode 1895)
Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Don Music successfully "writes" the Alphabet Song, with help from his surroundings.
(First: Episode 1227)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Peanut Butter." (re-filmed version)
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon Snacks on Parade: Peanut Butter
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1301)

Cast A remake of "Can Read" with Mr. Handford reading a recipe, Rosita reading a letter from her abuela, and Ruthie reading a box label.
(First: Episode 3337)
Animation A portrait of MOM hangs in a gallery.
(First: Episode 3318)
Muppets A harried bird visits a tree, who has some open nests available. She doesn't want the big or bigger nests and plants herself in his biggest nest so she can lay her many eggs.
(First: Episode 3247)
Animation A big paper clip and a small paper clip can hold papers together, and so can a small staple, with the help of its "mommy."
(First: Episode 2930)
Song Leon Redbone sings "Blueberry Mouth."
(First: Episode 3300)
SCENE 2 The trio turns the jungle gym into their pretend pirate ship and create their pirate aliases - Winny is "Black Beard," Zoe is "Blue Beard" and Big Bird is "No Beard." They sail the seas until they reach land, where Big Bird believes the game is over and they can move onto his game. Winny points out they still need to find their treasure and leaves to retrieve her map.
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie reads about pirates.
(First: Episode 3460)
Muppets Ernie sings "Imagine That" about things that he sometimes imagines to be: first a knight in shining armor who battles a dragon, then a sailor, and finally, himself.
(First: Episode 2142)
Film Jaws spoof presenting the letter K.
(First: Episode 3326)
Cartoon Pencil box K / k
(First: Episode 2876)
Film Ornate Ks fly through the air to a song.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2945)

SCENE 3 Winny returns with a map of the park, which shows a letter K marking the spot of the treasure. They follow the map to the golden letter K, which turns out to be the actual treasure. Big Bird is ready to play his game, but they must first sail into the sunset with their booty.
Animation A girl unfolds a map and uses it to describe her trip to Mexico, stopping in Texas along the way.
(First: Episode 2689)
Film A blind class goes on a field trip to the park, using their other senses to experience their surroundings. The teacher sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
(First: Episode 2566)
Animation Sand K/k
(First: Episode 0645)
Film Girls dance and chant about K.
(First: Episode 3012)
Cartoon K - Kangaroo
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1160)
Muppets "Near and Far"
Cartoon A girl notices some footprints near and far to her. They belong to a giant purple bird.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3134)
Muppets / Celebrity Count von Count and his team of coaches count how many times David Robinson can dribble the basketball.
(First: Episode 3472)
Animation Counting 1-10 and 10-0 in Spanish (Maria voice-over)
(First: Episode 3008)

Film A girl named Maria and her family are having a Cuban barbecue. She invited her friend, Stewart, to enjoy in the fun and learn about Cuban culture.
(First: Episode 2760)
Cartoon A boy and his dog demonstrate addition and subtraction with balancing hamburgers.
Artist: Bill Davis
(EKA: Episode 2345)
Film Fay Ray subtracts one ball.
(First: Episode 2634)
Song "Zero Song": A female voiceover sings about the food that keeps being taken away to make o.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3003)
Muppets Elmo and Telly show "forward" and "backward."
Animation A poem about oranges.
(First: Episode 2881)

Cartoon / Film Three frogs say "reduce, reuse, recycle!" and hop around the globe.
A boy who lives in Bali narrates a film about how his community recycles their resources.
(First: Episode 2973)
SCENE 4 Winny declares their pirate adventure now has a happy ending, but Big Bird becomes very frustrated when she tries to add more to the game. She apologizes for getting carried away, having enjoyed the game so much. Big Bird is surprised to learn the last thing she wanted to do as pirates was play Duck Duck Goose, a perfect way to unwind after a long day of pirating.
SCENE 4 cont'd Big Bird assembles some more kids to play and Winny announces the sponsors.
COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Oscar is impressed with the way Zoe shows anger.

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