Sesame Street
Gabi and the lost dog (part 2)
(repeat of 3352)
Air date March 4, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors F, R, 3


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird welcomes the viewer in the wee hours of the morning. He's trying to remember the name of the dog Luis found yesterday. He goes back in his mind, recalling the events of the previous episode.
SCENE 1 cont'd Big Bird eventually comes to the realization that the dog didn't have a name ("I guess you can't remember something you never knew in the first place."). He tries yelling to Gabi and her family to see if the dog's owner has called yet, but is silenced by his surrounding neighbors trying to sleep.
Song "Dancin' Shoes"
(First: Episode 2949)
Muppets Elmo is sleeping over at Telly’s However Elmo can't sleep due to Telly's snoring. Elmo turn on the radio, so he can't hear Telly snoring, however the music is so loud that they can't sleep. Telly then tries to put his hand over his mouth and nose, however that don't work since he can't breath. Elmo then asks for some earmuffs, that worked. However now Telly can't sleep, because Elmo snores, luckily Telly has another pair of earmuffs.
(First: Episode 3487)
Cartoon Ball-dribbling characters count the feet on a wall ruler.
Artist: Bill Davis
(First: Episode 3227)
Song "Cow Dog Song"
(First: Episode 0783)
Cartoon A poem about dogs of different sizes, feelings and colors.
Artist: Deanna Morse
(First: Episode 2924)

SCENE 2 Gabi and Big Bird play with the dog, as Big Bird reports no one has called yet. They think they should name the dog, but Maria votes against it; he already has a name his original owner gave him. Just then, Maria gets a call from an Anything Muppet man, who's heard of their flyers through the grapevine. He claims his pet is furry, cute and named Freddie, who doesn't come when called. The dog seems to fit that description, so he heads over.
SCENE 2 cont'd The man arrives and is disappointed to find a dog; he's really lost his pet frog. Freddie hops into the area, making the man very happy.
Song Joe Raposo sings "Frog Struggle Song."
(First: Episode 0492)
Animation In a Van Gogh painting, a baby takes its first steps to Papa.
(First: Episode 3492)
Film Wegman's dogs form all the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3266)
Muppets Moe Cocker and a chorus of dogs sing "With a Little Yelp from My Friends."
(First: Episode 3108)
Cartoon A girl writes a poem about the number of fleas on her dog, which add up.
(First: Episode 3481)
SCENE 3 A woman arrives to claim her pet, also upset to find the dog is not what she's looking for. She's actually looking for her pet duck and the poster she found doesn't include a picture, hence the confusion. Maria concludes she needs to make more posters.
Film "We have a nice school"... with ducks.
(First: Episode 3144)
Film The letter R is made out of rocks, painted, and found on the road.
Muppets Harvey Kneeslapper tells the mailman that he has a letter for his mother: the letter R.
(First: Episode 0583)
Rhino Limerick.JPG
Cartoon R for Rhinoceros (poem)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1151)
Animation In stop-motion, sandwich ingredients square-dance in a ring and arrange themselves into a sandwich, which gets a bite taken out of it in a refrigerator.
(First: Episode 3080)
Muppets / Celebrity Jim Carrey shows Elmo and Telly how he expresses his emotions - with his feet (in speed-induced footage, no less).
(First: Episode 3023)
Cartoon Bobby's dog narrates why Bobby is sad.
(First: Episode 3455)

SCENE 4 Another Muppet woman comes to the Fix-It Shop, thinking the posters were advertising her lost coat. He coat doesn't bark like a dog, so she keeps searching elsewhere. Gabi thinks that they can keep the dog now, but her parents assure her the dog's real owner is somewhere and is missing their dog very much. Luis leaves to hang more posters up.
SCENE 4 cont'd In Central Park, Arlana and her mother look for their missing dog, Trevor. They find his collar in the bushes and deduce that's why they haven't been notified of his whereabouts. They decide to put up posters of their own, not noticing Luis wandering by with his posters.
SCENE 4 cont'd At the playground, the two find one of Luis' posters and seek out the Fix-It Shop.
Animation The word "dog" appears on-screen, followed by a shot of a dog
(First: Episode 3082)
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)
Cartoon A flame burns through a capital letter F, ultimately revealing a lowercase letter f.
(EKA: Episode 2288)
Film Letter Garden: F
(First: Episode 3048)
Cartoon Frances Fairy displays several F words.
(First: Episode 0335)
SCENE 5 Arlana and her mother pass by Big Bird's nest and ask him for directors to the Fix-It Shop. He realizes they're the dog owners and point them toward it. He soon has an emotional conflict over whether the situation makes him happy or sad.
Song "Washin' the Dog"
(First: Episode 3020)
Cartoon The One Two Three Dogs do circus stunts.
(First: Episode 1480)
Video Three kids dance in three columns.
(First: Episode 3167)
Cartoon Animal Rock #3
(First: Episode 3540)
Film A child in a classroom draws a picture of her dog Puck, and goes over the care required to keep a pet. A Bert and Baby Fozzie plush can be seen in the little girl's bedroom.
(First: Episode 2853)
SCENE 6 The family thanks the others for taking good care of their dog. Arlana states Gabi can come over and play with Trevor whenever she likes, or she can bring him to Gabi's place. Gabi still feels sad they can't keep the dog, but happily joins Arlana, Big Bird and Trevor for a game of fetch in the park.
Two viewers with Picassoesque facial features in an art gallery critically examine the portrait of a viewer.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3442)
Muppets Grover takes several dogs for a walk, explaining that dogs need exercise as much as people do.
(First: Episode 2734)
Animation Sand F/f
(First: Episode 0629)
Film Alphaboy fans his father's feet with feathers.
(First: Episode 3442)
Cartoon A flea circus performs feats beginning with the letter F.
(First: Episode 0309)
Muppets Cookie Monster and The Beetles sing "Hey Food."
(First: Episode 1815)
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)

SCENE 7 Everyone says goodbye to Trevor as he goes off with his family. The Fix-It Shop gets a call from a man, who found one of the ripped posters and heads over to reclaim his lost keys. Maria and Luis vow to take down all the posters, while Gabi and Big Bird take turns announcing the sponsors.

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