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Sesame Street
Elmo pretends to be Lincoln
(repeat of 3258)
Air date April 10, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Tony Geiss
Sponsors C, G, 6

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Rosita teaches Big Bird, Telly and some kids that "Me gusta" means "I like it" in Spanish. Big Bird tries saying it to Maria and Luis, who sing a song about how to use the phrase, backed up by a mariachi trio.
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Film A girl draws a picture of her friend Amelia.
(First: Episode 2784)
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Cartoon A girl describes why she likes the color black.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3105)
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Film Kids sing the alphabet on an island.
(First: Episode 3154)
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Muppets Grover's Health Minute: Kermit the Frog and Grover talk about teeth. Grover notices that Kermit does not have any teeth at all, so he puts a pair of teeth in Kermit's mouth. Grover says to see a "tooth checker," to eat crunchy things like bananas and to clean teeth with a "tooth comb."
(First: Episode 1949)
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Cartoon In a circus setting, a girl becomes excited about getting her first loose tooth.
Artist: Steven Fonti
(First: Episode 3266)
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Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
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Cartoon A purple elephant tries to get 10 peanuts in his trunk at once, but can't, so he smushes them into peanut butter instead.
(First: Episode 2987)
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SCENE 2 With the help of Osvaldo, Grundgetta, and two other grouches, Oscar gives Maria and Luis a musical rebuttal to their song, changing it to "No Me Gusta" -- but ironically, the grouches can't stop dancing!
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Film "C" for Circle
(First: Episode 3313)
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Muppets / Celebrity "C is for Cookie" with Marilyn Horne. (opening vamp cut)
(First: Episode 3189)
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Cartoon A fan reveals the letter C.
(First: Episode 2746)
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Song Kevin Clash sings "(I Eat With) Chopsticks" over a film of kids doing so.
(First: Episode 3270)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment β€” John-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
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Cartoon A mosquito bites a man and a dog, who agree to scratch each other's backs.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3217)
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Song Everyone has the same feelings, "No Matter What." Kids of all types play with a huge beach ball.
(First: Episode 2782)
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SCENE 3 Finders Keepers is having a "Lincoln's Birthday" sale. Elmo comes by, feeling sad because he lost his imagination hat. Ruthie gives him some different hats to try on, and he has fun with an admiral's hat, then a space helmet. Maria comes back with Elmo's imagination hat, but Elmo is busy going on an imaginary trip to the planet Mayonnaise.
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Animation Arnold uses his imagination.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2754)
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Song "I'm a Little Airplane"
(First: Episode 3266)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pair of headphones.
(First: Episode 1628)
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Animation "Six Circus Balls"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3001)
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Cartoon Pinball Number Count #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
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Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(First: Episode 3122)
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Insert Snuffy teaches the kids how to "Do the Spaghetti."
(First: Episode 3216)
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Song "Big G and Little G"
(First: Episode 3397)
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Film Kids exploring a jungle find a giant "G" swinging on vines.
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Film Paper crumples to reveal G, g, and Gg.
(First: Episode 3128)
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Song "I Put My Leg in My Pants"
(First: Episode 3402)
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SCENE 4 Elmo has found a coat that matches Abraham Lincoln's, and Ruthie gives him a stovepipe hat and beard to match.
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Animation Cecille sings "I'm Gonna Get to You."
(First: Episode 2873)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie brings a surprise home, and he tells Bert to guess what it is. The surprise turns out to be a puppy. Bert wants to call the puppy "Norman"; Ernie suggests "Godzilla the Wonder-Dog".
(First: Episode 1956)
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Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
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Muppets "C Drives Me Crazy"
(First: Episode 3339)
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Film Girls do a hand-clap game about friends whose names start with C.
(First: Episode 3277)
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Muppets Mac TV host Old MacDonald introduces the newest music video, "A New Way to Walk" performed by The Oinker Sisters.
(First: Episode 2268)
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Song "Litter Rap"
(First: Episode 2646)
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SCENE 5 As Elmo and Rosita debate on which of them should announce the sponsors, Ruthie does it for them.
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COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Ruthie and Wolfgang sing a duet.


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