Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear sleeps over at Gina’s, Part 2
Air date April 25, 1996
Season Season 27 (1995-1996)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors O, 15
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Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Gina greets the viewer, and wakes up Baby Bear to remind him that he spent the night at her place, and that his Mama Bear and Papa Bear are coming home from their business trip today! She reads another letter from them (in Papa Bear's voice), which makes Baby Bear enthusiastic to start the day.
Cartoon Dinah from South Carolina exchanges letters with her friend Ling Lu in China.
Artist: ArtistMike
(EKA: Episode 2727)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Chinese dragon dance
Part 1
(First: Episode 3390)
Film "One Thousand Faces"
(First: Episode 2894)
Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: Chinese dragon dance
Part 2
(First: Episode 3390)
Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end.
(EKA: Episode 0300)
Film A man (voice of Jim Thurman) finds a magic remote control that makes things go up and down. He tests it on various objects. When he presses "down" for a bridge, it crumbles and falls into the river below, prompting him to abandon the remote and slink away. A girl then finds it and makes the bridge go back up.
(EKA: Episode 2614)
Cartoon "Up and Down with Captain Brown"
(EKA: Episode 2493)
SCENE 2 Baby Bear is so excited about his parents coming home, that he doesn't want to eat breakfast. The first thing he's going to do is run up to them, then hug and kiss them, but Gina tells him that he won't have the energy to do any of that if he doesn't eat his porridge ... which he then does.
Cartoon "Why Bears Smile" - a story of a bear who learned which body part to cover when sneezing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1167)
Song "I'm a Polar Bear"
(First: Episode 3276)
Animation Characters on a quilt form the letter O.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3375)
Muppets Big Bird shows that the letter O looks the same upside-down.
(First: Episode 3479)
Cartoon Soul O
(First: Episode 3375)
Film Michael introduces his friend to the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira.
(First: Episode 2752)
Cartoon A beatnik bat reads poetry at a nightclub, as everything rhymes with the "AT" sound.
Artist: Lisa Crafts
(First: Episode 3396)
Muppets "Some Enchanted Lunchtime"
(First: Episode 3230)
Cartoon Three characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
(EKA: Episode 0600)
SCENE 3 At the daycare center, Baby Bear describes to Zoe what it was like staying overnight at Gina's, and is so excited he can't contain himself. Gina suggests they all draw something, and Baby Bear decides to draw a picture to give to his parents when they come home. Gina shows them a picture of the letter O, which is the first thing they'll draw.
Cartoon O for open, off, owl, ocean
(First: Episode 3091)
Film A gymnast twirls ribbons to form the letter O.
(First: Episode 3136)
Cartoon A boy imagines his room turning into a jungle.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 2808)
Film Two girls walk on an island together, and a map of the island is shown.
(EKA: Episode 2741)
Muppets Ernie and Bert: "That's What Friends Are For": Ernie sings to Bert about friends being tolerant of each other's differences, while Bert just wants to sleep.
(EKA: Episode 2073)
Film Shapes vibrate as girls beat on their drums.
(EKA: Episode 2873)
Cartoon "Part of the Whole"
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(EKA: Episode 2714)

SCENE 4 Baby Bear has finished his drawing, and becomes impatient for his parents to return, then angry. Gina tells him it's okay to be angry, then whips out yet another letter from his parents, who let their son know they love him even when he's angry. Baby Bear feels a lot better after hearing that, and decides to keep the letter forever. Next, they're all going to draw the number 15.
Cartoon Rap #15
(First: Episode 2567)
Film 15s on sticks cascade toward the camera as boats race by on a river on the background.
(First: Episode 3280)
Cartoon Number creatures: 15
(EKA: Episode 2749)
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: The Taming of the Shoe
"Grovero" is accompanied by a talking shoe, whom he convinces to cooperate with him and help him get to the Padua Mall.
(EKA: Episode 2587)
Cartoon Shoes dance to a square dance tune.
(First: Episode 3450)
Song "Brand New Look" - people try on glasses.
(First: Episode 3271)
Cartoon Kid names his own body parts
(EKA: Episode 0843)

SCENE 5 All the kids leave to be picked up by their parents, but Baby Bear's still haven't arrived yet ... until now! They greet each other with open arms. Baby Bear feels proud of what he's accomplished, and thanks Gina for helping him through it all.
Film A group of girls do a playground cheer ("Ooh I'm so happy!").
(First: Episode 3017)
Isadora's sneakers
Animation Isadora's sneakers describe all the fun they've had this past year, as the seasons change.
(EKA: Episode 2758)
Muppets "In South America," they say "Buenos Dias" for good morning, and "Buenas Noches" for good night.
(First: Episode 3105)
Cartoon A white boy hangs out with his Latino friend.
(EKA: Episode 2257)
Film A girl narrates a film of herself taking the bus home with her dad. They play a game where she points to things and identifies them.
(First: Episode 3302)
Animation The word BUS is displayed, followed by a graphic of a school bus leaving.
(First: Episode 3052)
Muppets Three Anything Muppets (including Farley) wait for a bus at a bus stop. To their surprise, the bus is very small, and two small Muppets get off of it.
(First: Episode 0189)
Animation Can you find the elephant in the painting?
(EKA: Episode 2811)
SCENE 6 Gina finishes tidying up the daycare center, and finds another letter from Papa Bear, this time for her. She reads it in his voice, and the letter thanks her for taking care of their son, and mentions today's sponsors.

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