Sesame Street
Furry Arms tango
Air date March 12, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Christine Ferraro
Sponsors T, 2

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Sherry Netherland is hosting a tango festival at the Furry Arms Hotel, which Telly and Rosita are excited about. Maria and Luis demonstrate a tango for the monsters. However, there's one problem - Telly and Rosita don't know how to dance the tango.
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Animation Playing cards form the letter T; the jack and queen tango.
(First: Episode 3138)
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Cartoon Spinning T (to the tango beat).
(First: Episode 2933)
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Animation Airplanes carve the capital and lowercase T.
(First: Episode 3230)
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Muppets Waiter Grover: Mr. Johnson eats at an airport restaurant and is on his way to South America. When Grover learns about Mr. Johnson's trip, he gives a big lecture on South America, causing Mr. Johnson to miss his flight.
(First: Episode 2616)
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Cartoon Geronimo 10-0: Instead of a parachute, she has a helicopter propeller.
(EKA: Episode 2363)
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Film A girl named Jyah tells about dance class. The kids do some stretching exercises, then dance in their own ways, ending with the tango (instrumental: "Naughty Door Opera").
(First: Episode 3022)
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SCENE 2 Benny Rabbit helps Telly and Rosita practice, but Miss Netherland has no one to tango with.
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Cartoon A girl practices to roller skate over many days.
(EKA: Episode 3556)
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Song "I Know How to Swing"
(First: Episode 3403)
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Animation Luxo Sr. examines a box. Luxo Jr. pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
(First: Episode 2851)
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Muppets Big Bird says "AMAZING!"
(First: Episode 3191)
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Film A karate team punches out the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3421)
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Muppets "Baby Blankie Blues"
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Cartoon A baby and father illustrate up and down.
(EKA: Episode 2687)
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SCENE 3 Telly thinks that Miss Netherland could dance by herself, but she explains to him and Rosita that it's a dance for two.
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Song Holy cow, it's number 2!
(First: Episode 3193)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Grover and Samantha see what body parts she has 2 of.
(First: Episode 3559)
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Cartoon Egyptian #2
(First: Episode 3291)
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Song "I'm in Great Shape": Kids dance with triangles, circles and squares.
(First: Episode 3277)
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Cartoon A family of snakes makes shapes, and rolls away.
(EKA: Episode 1930)
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Cartoon A Zerkel named Dan demonstrates -an words.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
(First: Episode 3515)
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Film At a bus stop, three men of different ethnicities (including Bill Irwin) dance to a hip hop beat played on a radio.
(First: Episode 2919)
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Cartoon A pencil tries to write the word DANCE.
(First: Episode 1966)
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SCENE 4 Marge and Charlie Chicken demonstrate their "Chicken Tango." Rosita thinks she could give Miss Netherland a turn with Telly, but she still says no.
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Animation The word EGGS is shown, followed by eggs frying in a skillet.
(First: Episode 3045)
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Muppets All types of wild animals that lay eggs sing "Let's Lay an Egg."
(First: Episode 3060)
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Cartoon African quilt pattern #3
(First: Episode 3160)
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Muppets One of the members of Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk dances with a girl to the song "Hotter Than That."
Part 1
(First: Episode 3566)
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Cartoon The story of Tommy LaPlaid, the painter so sad until he discovered the joys of kicking his paints on the canvas.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3208)
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Muppets One of the members of Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk dances with a girl to the song "Hotter Than That."
Part 2
(First: Episode 3566)
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Animation Dancing pepper pattern - which one is missing?
(First: Episode 3079)
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SCENE 5 Humphrey and Ingrid demonstrate their "Fast/Slow Tango." Telly and Rosita decide they must do something about Miss Netherland before the festival is over.
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Cartoon The dancing birds dance fast and slow.
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3072)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie plays house while Bert tries to guess who he's pretending to be.
(First: Episode 3529)
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Film Wegman's dogs act out the nursery rhyme Cock-a-Doodle-Doo.
(First: Episode 3572)
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Cartoon Ten tiny T's in top hats do the tippy tappy tango and take tea.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3230)
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Film T on the beach
(First: Episode 3540)
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Cartoon Fish form capital and lowercase T's.
(First: Episode 3126)
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Muppets / Celebrity "A New Way to Walk"
Celebrity version
(First: Episode 3233)
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Cartoon Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(First: Episode 3460)
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SCENE 6 Miss Netherland finally finds someone to tango with - Benny, by making a deal with him about a vacation. Ingrid and Humphrey announce the sponsors.
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COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Oscar proposes to Grundgetta.


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