Sesame Street
Elmo pretends to be Lincoln
(repeat of 3258)
Air date April 10, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Sponsors C, G, 6
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
3258a
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.
3956v
Film A girl draws a picture of her friend Amelia.
(First: Episode 2784)
Blackgirl
Cartoon A girl describes why she likes the color black.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3105)
3956c
Film Kids sing the alphabet on an island.
(First: Episode 3154)
Khome.teeth
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)
SFonti.GirlTooth
Cartoon In a circus setting, a girl becomes excited about getting her first loose tooth.
Artist: Steven Fonti
(First: Episode 3266)
4125zg
Song "Say Cheese"
(First: Episode 3146)
Purpleelephant
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)
3258-NoMeGusta
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!
Circlefilm
Film "C" for Circle
(First: Episode 3313)
Marilynhorne
Muppets / Celebrity "C is for Cookie" with Marilyn Horne. (opening vamp cut)
(First: Episode 3189)
3136zl
Cartoon A fan reveals the letter C.
(First: Episode 2746)
Song.Chopsticks.SS
Song Kevin Clash sings "(I Eat With) Chopsticks" over a film of kids doing so.
(First: Episode 3270)
2963-A6
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentJohn-John and Herry Monster count to twenty.
(First: Episode 0441)
ManDogScratchBack
Cartoon A mosquito bites a man and a dog, who agree to scratch each other's backs.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3217)
3140j
Song Everyone has the same feelings, "No Matter What." Kids of all types play with a huge beach ball.
(First: Episode 2782)
Noimage
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.
Arnold
Animation Arnold uses his imagination.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2754)
Littleairplane
Song "I'm a Little Airplane"
(First: Episode 3266)
1709u
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pair of headphones.
(First: Episode 1628)
3806d
Animation "Six Circus Balls"
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 3001)
Pinball 06
Cartoon Pinball Number Count #6
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0983)
3141o
Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(First: Episode 3122)
3216g
Insert Snuffy teaches the kids how to "Do the Spaghetti."
(First: Episode 3216)
3977ze
Song "Big G and Little G"
(First: Episode 3397)
3977s
Film Kids exploring a jungle find a giant "G" swinging on vines.
3977zd
Film Paper crumples to reveal G, g, and Gg.
(First: Episode 3128)
Song.GettingDressed
Song "I Put My Leg in My Pants"
(First: Episode 3402)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Elmo has found a coat that matches Abraham Lincoln's, and Ruthie gives him a stovepipe hat and beard to match.
4134u
Animation Cecille sings "I'm Gonna Get to You."
(EKA: Episode 2873)
E&b-puppy
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie 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)
2040j
Cartoon A man teaches his dog Rover how to read the word SIT.
(First: Episode 0304)
Song.cdrivesmecrazy
Muppets "C Drives Me Crazy"
(First: Episode 3339)
C-Clap
Film Girls do a hand-clap game about friends whose names start with C.
(First: Episode 3277)
3154r

3154s
Muppets Mac TV host Old MacDonald introduces the newest music video, "A New Way to Walk" performed by The Oinker Sisters.
(EKA: Episode 2268)
LitterRap
Song "Litter Rap"
(First: Episode 2646)
Noimage
SCENE 5 As Elmo and Rosita debate on which of them should announce the sponsors, Ruthie does it for them.


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