Sesame Street
Telly tries out a Super Teenage Power Pogo Stick
Air date January 17, 2000
Season Season 31 (2000)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors G, 3


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly practices a new pogo stick trick he invented (a double boing with a "hoo!"), when Maria tells him a large package for him is waiting at the Fix-It Shop.
Film The letters J-U-M-P jump to a song.
music by Robby Merkin
(First: Episode 3528)
Animation Two frogs demonstrate up and down.
(First: Episode 3225)
Muppets Ernie and Rubber Duckie bumpersErnie and Rubber Duckie say hello to the viewer.
(First: Episode 3849)
Film Children demonstrate "up" and "down" with balls.
(First: Episode 3562)
Cartoon Animal Rock #3
(First: Episode 3540)
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentGrover learns that Carrington is 3 years old.
(First: Episode 3261)
Cartoon The Ringmaster presents 3 high-flying felines (cats to us) who fall into a barrel of water. (new sound effects added)
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1339)
SCENE 2 The package is from Telly's Uncle Charlie, who lives near a mall. From said mall, he bought Telly a "Super Teenage Power Pogo Stick." Maria thinks it might be too powerful for young Telly, but he gives it a try anyway. Once the turbo kicks in, it flings him away.
Song Leon Redbone sings "Have You Ever."
(First: Episode 3274)
Cast Elmo, Big Bird and Gordon star in a commercial for the Alphabet (as if it were a bank).
(First: Episode 2972)
Cartoon African quilt pattern #3
(First: Episode 3160)
Muppets Ernie and Rubber Duckie introduce Suzie Kabloozie, especially because they enjoy saying her name.
(First: Episode 3786)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie announces that her cat Feff will jump ON a box and say meow, but he keeps jumping OFF when she puts him on, so Suzie does it instead.
Artist: Mo Willems
(First: Episode 3455)
SCENE 3 Telly wears a helmet at the request of Maria and takes another tumble on the pogo stick. A teenage monster finds it and asks to try it out. She's able to stay on the whole time and chalks it up to practice. Telly thinks by practicing, he'll be just as good, despite failing once more.
Song "It's a Long Hard Road, But I'm Gonna Get There." (Vocals by Jerry Nelson)
(First: Episode 3398)
Muppets Ernie and Rubber Duckie introduce the letter of the day.
(First: Episode 3813)
Film G for go, girls, guitar, goldfish etc.
(First: Episode 3269)
Animation Planet G / g
(First: Episode 2844)
Song "Big G and Little G"
(First: Episode 3397)
Muppets Ernie asks Rubber Duckie what he wants to see next.
(First: Episode 3786)
Song "Jump" (soul)
(First: Episode 3136)
SCENE 4 Alan watches Telly struggle to practice on the pogo stick. Alan recommends he take lessons, then takes it back when he finds out it's meant for teenagers. Telly thinks even though he's young, lessons will help him master it. He spots the teenage monster pass by and runs after her.
Film A girl learns how to rollerblade.
(First: Episode 3270)
Muppets Ernie and Rubber Duckie introduce the number of the day.
(First: Episode 3786)
Cartoon In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(First: Episode 3285)
Film Three kids dance for the number 3.
(First: Episode 3167)
SCENE 5 Telly catches up with the teenage monster and asks for her help. She has him try bouncing a couple of times and comes to her conclusion: he's not old or strong enough to handle it. She assures him that he'll be a teenager one day and able to ride it, then heads off to a teenage monster party.
Song "When You Grow Up"
(First: Episode 2912)
Muppets / Celebrity Ballet dancers Jock Soto and Lourdes Lopez demonstrate up and down.
(First: Episode 3622)
Animation Pencil box G / g
(First: Episode 3042)
Film Kids exploring a jungle find a giant G swinging on vines.
(First: Episode 3498)
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0439)
Luxo Jr
Animation Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
(First: Episode 3130)
SCENE 6 Telly is upset he can't ride the Super Teenage Power Pogo Stick, until Maria explains she went through the same thing with fixing toasters. Telly comes to terms with the age restriction and happily returns to his old pogo stick.
Muppets Elmo's World: Exercise
(First: Episode 3853)
SCENE 7 Telly lets the teenage monster borrow his Super Teenage Power Pogo Stick and teaches her his "Double Boing with a Hoo!" Maria announces the sponsors.

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