Sesame Street
Plot Baby Bear can't stop hiccuping
Air date February 8, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Written by Adam Rudman
Sponsors H, 15
Syndication PBS Sprout


Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 After welcoming the viewers, Telly sees that Baby Bear gets the hiccups, and can't shake them. In fact, Telly mentions that hiccups starts with the letter H.
Song Soul H!
(First: Episode 3368)
Film H for Hat - kids try on different hats as camera shutters go off.
(First: Episode 3292)
SCENE 2 Telly plans to scares Baby Bear by sneaking up on him.
Video Kids demonstrate surprise by winding a jack-in-the-box, as “Pop Goes the Weasel” plays.
(First: Episode 3624)
SCENE 3 Telly scares Baby Bear, but it doesn't work. Alan sings a hiccup song.
Film Kids talk about the Hiccups.
Animation Counting to 15 (Oriental music)
(First: Episode 3157)
Film 15s on sticks cascade toward the camera as boats race by on a river on the background.
(First: Episode 3280)
Animation 15 in space
(First: Episode 3740)
Film A group of people form a human pyramid to illustrate top and bottom.
(First: Episode 3144)
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SCENE 4 The Elephant suggests watching a film about elephants.
2096p Film A film insert about washing elephants at the Bronx Zoo. The song "Splish Splash" is used in part of the segment.
(EKA: Episode 2096)
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SCENE 4 cont'd Baby Bear is still hiccuping.
Cartoon An elephant tries to remember Nigel (a cat's) birthday, succeeding after stringing together a series of clues.
Artist: Fred Garbers
(First: Episode 3806)
Muppets Grover gives the viewer a brief explanation of "here" and "there."
(First: Episode 3130)
Film Kid mural painting #15
(First: Episode 3649)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #15
(First: Episode 3908)
SCENE 5 Big Bird teaches Baby Bear Granny Bird's sure-fire hiccup cure, which is to chirp them away. He and the Birdketeers teach Baby Bear to chirp, but he's still hiccuping.
Animation H in space (with astronauts)
(First: Episode 3697)
Cartoon The letter H appears in words on buildings.
(First: Episode 3368)
Muppets Herry Monster sings "Two Heads Are Better Than One."
(First: Episode 1447)
Cartoon Wilma Wiggins makes the very best of a very silly situation by hiccuping her way through an opera.
(First: Episode 2963)
Celebrity Samuel Ramey sings a low-octave version of the alphabet song.
(First: Episode 3369)
Animation Luxo Jr. examines a box. A smaller lamp pops out of the box, demonstrating "surprise."
(First: Episode 2851)
SCENE 6 Oscar's suggestion is for Telly and Baby Bear to scram.
Cartoon A song about words that end with "OW".
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
(First: Episode 3510)
Muppets Bert goes to the park to practice his pigeon calls, but instead of attracting a pigeon that says coo, he gets a cow that says moo, an owl that says hoo, a number two, and an entire zoo. (ending edited)
(First: Episode 2968)
Animation A dung beetle overcomes an obstacle in his path by exercising.
Film A child in a classroom draws a picture of her dog Puck, and goes over the care required to keep a pet. A Bert and Baby Fozzie plush can be seen in the little girl's bedroom.
(EKA: Episode 2853)
SCENE 7 Baby Bear and Telly visit Gina for advice, but she's busy with a patient -- Elizabeth's cat, Little Murray Sparkles. Baby Bear is so distracted petting the cat that his hiccups go away.
Muppets Elmo's World: Teeth
(First: Episode 3919)
SCENE 8 Telly and Baby Bear announce the sponsors. Suddenly the letter H started to have the hiccups. Telly and Baby Bear try to find a way to cure the letter H's hiccups.

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