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Flo White needs 7 of something
Air date March 11, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Sponsors H, 7


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Big Bird visits Maria at the Fix-It Shop and tries teasing the sponsors, when a sobbing woman appears. She introduces herself as Flo White, sister of Snow White. She's upset because no one notices her the way they notice her sister, so she wants her own story. But, she's lacking something to have 7 of. Big Bird offers his and Maria's help, despite Maria's workload.
Song "It's All Right to Cry"
(First: Episode 3154)
Frazzle's Feelings.jpg
Muppets Grover asks Frazzle about his day, and Frazzle responds with growls to demonstrate how he felt.
(First: Episode 0491)
Cartoon Falling leaves form H and h.
(First: Episode 3118)
Film HAT: Kids try on different hats.
(First: Episode 3292)
Cartoon Two boys peek into a fire house, and write HAT, HOSE and HOOK on the window using their breath. Two dogs come by and wonder what a HAT HOSE HOOK is, but their question is answered when the fire truck leaves the station.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1204)
Muppets Ernie talks about the differences between himself and his cousin, Ernestine. He can't find anything that they have in common -- until he hears Ernestine laugh.
(First: Episode 2053)
Cartoon A vaudeville act of two SAME people (voiced by Daws Butler and Bob Arbogast) ends when one of them falls off the stage. (new sound effects and sting added)
(First: Episode 0778)
Film Wegman's dogs form all the letters of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 3266)
SCENE 2 Big Bird and Maria notice the 7 toasters in the Fix-It Shop. Flo thinks that could be her story - "Flo White and the Seven Toasters." However, a customer (Mark McEwen) comes to pick up one of the toasters, reducing the total to 6. With the idea ruined, Flo begins sobbing again.
Song β€œCount Me In”
Animation A montage of boys, all of whom are named Joe, saying what their favorite sports are. The last one turns out to be a girl named Joanne. (new music added)
Artist: John Korty
(First: Episode 1871)
Muppets Elmo demonstrates top and bottom.
(First: Episode 2999)
Film A group of people form a human pyramid to illustrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 3144)
Cartoon Pistons push a capital H through a tunnel, where it breaks and turns into a lowercase h. (with voiceover by Roscoe Orman)
(First: Episode 2217)
Film The floating kids form H.
(First: Episode 3118)
Animation Gregorian H/h chant
(First: Episode 3320)
Muppets / Celebrity Denyce Graves leads a "Bug Choir" in a buzzing operatic tune.
(First: Episode 3716)
Cartoon Lightning bugs make shapes.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3150)
Muppets Bert sings about his love for making music from hitting an β€œOatmeal Box”.
(First: Episode 3610)
Film Shapes vibrate as girls beat on their drums.
(First: Episode 2873)
Cartoon 7 rabbits
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(First: Episode 1493)

Cast In a spoof of the famous Mean Joe Greene Coke commercial, football player Big Murray (Gordon) accepts a number 7 from a young fan, whom he rewards with a towel that also has a 7 on it.
(First: Episode 1535)
Cartoon The Alligator King offers his crown to whichever of his seven sons can cheer him up.
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
SCENE 3 Joey and Davey Monkey arrive to check the progress of their banana hibachi and offer to help Flo. They provide a plate of bananas, so she can be "Flo White and the Seven Bananas." However, the monkeys can't help themselves and eat them all. Maria suggests she take on the story of "Flo White and the Seven Banana Peels."
Cartoon "Banana Samba" (short version)
(First: Episode 2920)

Film A little girl narrates a film about how cans can be recycled. She washes them and collects them in a wagon, which she takes to the recycling center. There it is sorted and separated with a magnet. After it's loaded onto trucks, it is taken to a factory to be melted and shaped into new cans like the ones seen in her fridge at home.
(First: Episode 2740)
Cartoon Noodles and Nedd eat lots of chocolates, but they don't litter.
(First: Episode 3698)
Song "Toothpaste Factory Rap"
(First: Episode 3266)
Cartoon A toothbrush talks to a mouth about what could happen if not taken care of.
(First: Episode 1476)
Muppets Elmo sings about "Emotion in the Ocean."
(First: Episode 3532)
Cartoon A boy draws a portrait of himself and calls it ME. (new music added)
(First: Episode 2085)
Insert Baby Natasha has just learned how to burp, gargle, snort, and make all kinds of disgusting noises, to the amazement of her parents. Humphrey and Ingrid boast and sing a song about the baby's new ability to Bob, but Bob just rolls his eyes at the proud parents.
(First: Episode 3180)
Film A class makes a quilt of their faces.
(First: Episode 3034)
Cartoon Animals walk.
(First: Episode 0926)

Muppets Mac TV host Old MacDonald introduces the newest music video, "A New Way to Walk" performed by The Oinker Sisters.
(First: Episode 2268)
Cartoon A near-sighted princess goes to the eye doctor and gets glasses.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3056)
Film Caitlin gets her eyes examined, and picks out a pair of glasses.
(First: Episode 2948)
SCENE 4 The day's almost over and Flo still lacks her 7 somethings. Maria promises they'll try more tomorrow and starts announcing the sponsors. A live number 7 (Alice Dinnean) passes by and mentions her interest in partnering up with someone. She and Flo decide to work together, calling their story "Flo White and the 7."

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