Sesame Street
Many Monsters!
Air date April 28, 1997
Season Season 28 (1996-1997)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors M, 6
Releases HBO Max

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 The letter M sits in the middle of the courtyard as majestic music plays. Telly and Elmo point out that M is for monsters. Zoe, Rosita, Humphrey, Ingrid and Natasha show up, making them more monsters, and Merry, Frazzle and some other monsters surround the M, and now there are many monsters - which is what Elmo says we're going to see on Sesame Street today.
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Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2864)
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Film Wegman's dogs make an M.
(First: Episode 3276)
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Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "The Monsters of Venice"
(First: Episode 2836)
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Animation Luxo Sr. examines a box. Luxo Jr. pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
(First: Episode 2851)
cut from the HBO Max version
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Film A dance class does some stretching exercises, then dance in their own ways, ending with the tango (instrumental: "Naughty Door Opera").
(First: Episode 3022)
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Animation Two frogs demonstrate up and down.
(First: Episode 3225)
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Muppets Annette Monster and Frankie Monster sing "Love the Ocean" to urge others to "show respect for the sea" and refrain from throwing trash in the water.
(First: Episode 2680)
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Film Six children dance in a colorblock grid.
(First: Episode 3122)
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SCENE 2 In the park, Elmo, Rosita, Telly, Merry, and two monsters are supposed to show 6 of something, but they don't have anything with them... until they realize that they have each other to count..
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Cartoon Rap #6
(First: Episode 2502)
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Muppets Big Bird's Video Postcards
Big Bird explores the mask gallery at the Museo del Barrio in New York City. Edna, the art instructor, shows him and some kids how to make their own masks for a parade.
(First: Episode 3058)
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Cartoon Do you know what it's like to be scared?
(First: Episode 0547)
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Muppets Super Morphin Mega Monsters
Merry wants to play tag with two blue monsters, but Zostic's underlings sow seeds of prejudice, which only the Mega Monsters can cure.
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Cartoon A pattern of daisies and tulips - can you tell what comes next? (new music added)
(First: Episode 2256)
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SCENE 3 Telly, Herry and Rosita play a pattern game, "A Monster and a Dolly."
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Cartoon Are you the monster that ate the television?
(First: Episode 1970)
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Film Kids in Jamaica play bongo drums.
(First: Episode 3160)
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Muppets / Cast "Sing Your Synonyms"
(First: Episode 2331)
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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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Film A boy draws a picture of his friend, Katie.
(First: Episode 2760)
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Cartoon Dr. Nancy Einstein shows how the brain works.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 2607)
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Film Bethany visits the doctor.
(First: Episode 3585)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Follow the leader" dance with Mark Morris
Part 1
(First: Episode 3615)
cut from the HBO Max version
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SCENE 4 Rosita, Telly, Elmo and Zoe have small words, which Telly thinks should be combined into one word. They team up to form the word COOPERATE.
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Song "Sharing Swing with Kids Song (Share in Your Fun with Another Someone)"
(First: Episode 0926)
cut from the HBO Max version
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster shares a pair of headphones.
(First: Episode 1628)
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Cartoon Don't mess with the Mighty M.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 1578)
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Muppets "M-M-M Monster Meal"
(First: Episode 0380)
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Animation The letter M appears on buildings.
(First: Episode 3385)
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Film A girl learns how to rollerblade.
(First: Episode 3270)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Follow the leader" dance with Mark Morris
Part 2
(First: Episode 3615)
cut from the HBO Max version
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SCENE 5 Outside Finders Keepers, Zoe finds a piano. Telly and Elmo request "The Alphabet Song," which she plays with expertise. The other monsters appear and want to sing along, but Zoe doesn't know the words.
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Film Lauren, a blind child, learns in class by using Braille.
(First: Episode 3142)
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Cartoon Bruce the moose invites Toulouse LaGoose over for juice.
(First: Episode 2498)
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Muppets / Celebrity Grover sings "Monster in the Mirror" assisted by several celebrities, including The Simpsons, Whoopi Goldberg, and Ray Charles.
(First: Episode 2835)
cut from the HBO Max version
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Cartoon A boy narrates a poem about how he met Eleanor, the monster under his bed.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2773)
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Film Kids play rhythms on pots, pans, a barrel and a washboard.
(First: Episode 3443)
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Muppets Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Follow the leader" dance
Part 3
(First: Episode 3615)
cut from the HBO Max version
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SCENE 6 As Zoe plays the theme song on the piano, the monsters announce the sponsors. Elmo adds his own touch - the Monster's Television Workshop.
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COMING SOON Coming Soon on Sesame Street: Rosita and her fellow fairies sing a musical spell.

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