Sesame Street
Luis repairs the Zoemobile
Air date February 7, 2000
Season Season 31 (2000)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors K, 5
Syndication 123 Sesame Street
PBS Sprout


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Zoe announces she'll be riding her Zoemobile across the highways and byways of Sesame Street. As soon as she starts driving, the wheels come off. Since Maria originally built it, Zoe thinks she'll be able to fix it. Telly helps push the Zoemobile to the Fix-It Shop.
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie presents the letter of the day made of fudge, but Feff is too fast for her.
(First: Episode 3854)
Film Kids in a park do karate kicks.
(First: Episode 3430)
Muppets Worms in Space: Slimey and his fellow worm astronauts make a letter K.
(First: Episode 3743)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon Pencil box K / k
(First: Episode 2876)
Muppets Cookie Monster is about to eat a cookie, when a sad-looking girl approaches and stares at him. He tries to eat the cookie, but can't do it. He breaks the cookie in half and shares the cookie with the girl. He eats his half of the cookie. When the girl eats her half, she eats it just like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0623)
Cartoon Cab Callowmouse demonstrates here and there in song.
(First: Episode 3711)
SCENE 2 Maria is off work today, but Luis is available to fix the Zoemobile. Zoe stays and waits, while Telly heads off to the garden.
Cartoon A car drives by the water.
(First: Episode 3378)
Muppets An Anything Muppet family sings "Let's Go Driving."
(First: Episode 2095)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #5
Film Chinese acrobats demonstrate "5."
(First: Episode 3813)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon A girl's mom can dribble 5 balls.
(First: Episode 3448)
SCENE 3 Luis discovers the Zoemobile is going to need more work than he thought: the axel is completely bent. Gabi helps lift it onto the work table, commenting that she's always thought of her mother as the mechanic in the family. Zoe wonders what a mechanic does, so Luis points her toward the following...
cut from the Noggin version
Film The people in your neighborhood, as demonstrated by Wegman's dogs. Today, the auto mechanic, whose treatment of a customer's car is dubious.
(First: Episode 3801)
cut from the Noggin version
SCENE 3 cont'd Zoe understands the profession and comments that Grover could use one too...
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets Grover the taxi driver picks up Mr. Johnson, who's startled to find his usual waiter driving a cab. Mr. Johnson wants to go to the library. Grover says that that is a very wise choice, and talks about the great things about a library. "Of course, you could also go to the zoo," he observes, and talks about the benefits of visiting the zoo. He also suggests the museum, or a movie. Mr. Johnson insists that they go to the library -- but Grover says they'll have to wait until he gets his cab fixed.
(First: Episode 2984)
SCENE 3 cont'd Gabi agrees with Zoe and leaves to do her homework. Zoe finds it hard to wait, so Luis suggests she do something to take her mind off waiting. Zoe starts reciting the alphabet as the letters zoom by (like cars).
cut from the Noggin version
Film A girl floats around in a circle.
(First: Episode 3130)
cut from the Noggin version
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(First: Episode 1966)
Cartoon A lion named Kent says that he gets a Kick out of being King of the Forest.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(First: Episode 0463)
Film Ornate Ks fly through the air to a song.
Artist: Jane Aaron
(First: Episode 2945)
SCENE 4 Luis consults the Zoemobile blueprint for reference, but can't concentrate when Zoe continuously asks if he's finished. He asks her to stop, but then gets asked the same question when Telly and Big Bird show up.
Cartoon A family tries to find the way to Auntie Mae's house.
Artist: ArtistMike
In the Noggin version, this segment is placed where the "Floating Kids: Circle" segment went.

Muppets / Celebrity The stars join together for a celebrity version of "Sing", including Patti LaBelle, Nathan Lane, Katie Couric, Ben Stiller, Garth Brooks, R.E.M., Maya Angelou, Fran Drescher, Conan O'Brien, Noah Wyle, Rosemary Clooney, Doug E. Doug, Vanessa Williams and Trisha Yearwood.
(First: Episode 3851)
cut from the Noggin version
Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
Cartoon Two men debate whether or not a ladder has 5 steps.
(First: Episode 1538)
SCENE 5 Nearby, Zoe, Telly and Big Bird discuss how long the repair is taking and how much faster Maria would've been. They realize they've hurt Luis' feelings and cheer him on to finish.
Film "Simple Pleasures" by Bobby McFerrin is played over footage of a girl trying to play frisbee with a dog on the beach.
(First: Episode 2876)
cut from the Noggin version
Cartoon Suzie and Feff jump on a trampoline, and introduce an Ernie and Bert segment.
(First: Episode 3854)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — "That's What Friends Are For": Ernie sings to Bert about friends being tolerant of each other's differences, while Bert just wants to sleep.
(EKA: Episode 2073)
Cartoon Three scribbles exercise.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 1579)
Film Kids make the city traffic "stop" and "go." (new sound effects added)
(First: Episode 3310)
SCENE 6 Zoe's Zoemobile is finally finished and she takes it for a test drive. It works perfectly and she goes off to ride the highways and byways. Big Bird and Telly follow, curious as to what to those are.
Muppets Elmo's World: Dancing
(First: Episode 3801)
SCENE 7 Zoe thanks Luis once more and they announce the sponsors.

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