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Sesame Street
The Brothers and Sisters Game
Air date March 20, 1998
Season Season 29 (1997-1998)
Written by Jeff Moss
Directed by Emily Squires
Production November 20, 1997
Sponsors U, 3

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN Snuffy and Alice hurry up to practice their dance for the TV game show they're going to be on, which is Sonny Friendly's "Brothers and Sisters Game!"
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SCENE 1 Sonny introduces the first act on the Brothers and Sisters Game, the Dancing Snuffleupaguses! When Snuffy and Alice take center stage, Snuffy points out the similarities and differences between him and Alice, and then they both do their dance, "the Snuffleupagus."
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SCENE 1
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The next act tells Sonny they'll be ready in a few minutes, and Sonny says they'll be right back.
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Cartoon Lillian discusses the adjustments she had to make when her parents had a new baby. She ultimately appreciates her sister.
Artist: Craig Bartlett
(First: Episode 2746)
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Song "Family Song" - a rewritten version of "Brothers Song"
(First: Episode 3423)
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Animation Two kids sitting on the grass look the same until they get colored with different skin, but they have the same reaction when a dog comes around.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert expects a visit from his identical twin brother Bart. Ernie notes that they're alike in many ways, but their major difference is that Bart has a sense of humor.
(First: Episode 0594)
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Cartoon A bully says the alphabet to a mild-mannered gardener, who hits him in the face with a pie at the end. (new sting added)
(First: Episode 0279)
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Film "Jack-a-Nory" with Wegman's dogs.
(First: Episode 3615)
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SCENE 2 Back to the Brothers and Sisters Game: the next contestants are LaVerne, Louise and Lutrella, The Oinker Sisters! They sing a song about going different places, then going "Wee wee wee" all the way home. When the song is over, they bombard Sonny with kisses in hopes of winning.
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Cartoon Hands embrace the words LOVE. (new music added)
(First: Episode 0926)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash
Kermit interviews a bird who sings about how her parents still love her even though they don't live together anymore (though it is not directly stated whether her parents are divorced or separated).
(First: Episode 2695)
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Animation Kids talk about families, often mentioning having rhinoceroses as pets.
(First: Episode 2759)
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Film Katie is going to be a big sister.
(First: Episode 2769)
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Cartoon In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(First: Episode 3285)
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Film Three kids dance for the number 3.
(First: Episode 3167)
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Cartoon Animal Rock #3
(First: Episode 3540)
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SCENE 3 The final contestants of the Brothers and Sisters Game are ... Sonny himself, and his sister Sissy! Their act is a poem they wrote which rhymes, and they have the audience guess the word that rhymes with "brother."
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Cartoon "Family Dance"
(First: Episode 3487)
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Muppets Superbaby
Ingrid and Humphrey are in a dilemma: they need a baby to drink from their huge bottle of milk. Superbaby drops by, and solves their problem.
(First: Episode 3474)
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Film On the farm, a boy enjoys a glass of MILK.
(First: Episode 3277)
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Cartoon A St. Bernard helps Zork down a snowy hill, later finding out that Zork wanted to go skiing.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 2738)
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Animation Amelia likes to pretend she can fly.
(First: Episode 2902)
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Cast Wish You Were Here
Gabi and Miles take a tour of the Kennedy Space Center, where they learn about how rockets are launched into space, along with a group of other kids. Miles works at Mission Control, while Gabi pretends to be an astronaut.
(First: Episode 3713)
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Cartoon A U train spells the words Unite, U-turn, Underground, Up, and Universe.
(First: Episode 0624)
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Film The letter U dances at the beach.
(First: Episode 3529)
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Animation Sand U/u
(First: Episode 0624)
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Celebrity Awadagin Pratt visits Finders Keepers, where Ruthie watches Big Bird attempt to play the piano. Big Bird lets him have a turn, and his playing attracts the ears of the Street's inhabitants who listen in.
(First: Episode 3507)
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Cartoon Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(First: Episode 3460)
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Muppets Live from the Nestropolitan Opera, Phil Harmonic presents "Wally."
(First: Episode 3347)
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Cartoon Students raise their hands and name words that begin with "U."
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3553)
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Song "U Song"
(First: Episode 3705)
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Cartoon U knocks on the door of P's apartment. When she answers the door, they go UP.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3658)
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Film A girl dances her way into her family portrait.
(First: Episode 3119)
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Muppets The Martians are a "Yip Yip Family."
(First: Episode 2724)
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Animation Cecille sings "I Wanna Be Me."
(First: Episode 2791)
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SCENE 4 Sonny and Sissy present a recap of the previous acts, and announce the winners of the Brothers and Sisters Game: the audience! Since the audience guessed the word that rhymes with "brother" earlier, they get free tickets to tomorrow's edition of the Sonny Friendly Traveling Game Show! Sonny and Sissy announce the sponsors, and Snuffy reports the status of Slimey's spaceship.
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COMING SOON Coming soon on Sesame Street: Telly is confused when he sees Big Bird, Lexine and some kids doing a "14" parade.


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