Sesame Street
Telly can't wait for Luis to fix his tuba.
Air date February 15, 2001
Season Season 32 (2001)
Written by Josh Selig
Sponsors M, 7
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Telly tries to play the "Sesame Street Theme" on his tuba, but notices it isn't sounding right. Gabi has a listen and suspects it could be broken. Telly begins to panic, so Gabi brings him to the Fix-It Shop to see what the issue could be.
Animation A quartet of horns arranges themselves in the proper order to play Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."
(First: Episode 3769)

Muppets Musical Fairy Tale: Little Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Wolf sing "One Fine Face". The two then leave to play bingo with Grandma.
Film Wegman's dogs play musical instruments.
(First: Episode 3930)
SCENE 2 At the Fix-It Shop, Telly demonstrates the weird noise coming from his tuba for Luis. He inspects the tuba and finds a broken part by one of the valves. He's unable to fix it himself, but assures Telly that he can order a replacement part and the tuba will be as good as new. Luis places an order on and reports the delivery should come this afternoon. Telly wonders how he can make music until then, and the others show him some objects around the shop he can use to make music with. Telly likes the idea and leads Gabi to find something he can make music with.
Film Fireworks Alphabet
(First: Episode 1104)
Muppets / Celebrity The Goo Goo Dolls and Elmo sing "Pride," which celebrates Elmo's achievements of tasks like dressing himself.
(First: Episode 3871)
Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
Film The letter M dances at the beach.
(First: Episode 3636)
Animation M for monkey, mouse and macaw.
(First: Episode 3807)
Muppets Hero Guy
Hero Guy goes on a heroic musical adventure with Baby Bear. Then Baby Bear plays the music repeating game with Telly.
(First: Episode 3943)
Cartoon "Seven Sweet Sopranos" on a shaky piano
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(EKA: Episode 2358)
Film Milo Counting: 7
(First: Episode 3595)
Cartoon Rap #7
(First: Episode 2506)
SCENE 3 Bob sits out in the arbor reading War and Peace, when Telly comes by looking for some type of instrument. Bob shows him that his voice can be an instrument and the two sing an a capella version of "Sing."
Animation Letter Garden: M
(First: Episode 3079)
Animation The letter M in various typefaces.
(First: Episode 2864)
Film Big Bird introduces a film of kids talking about singing.
SCENE 4 Ernie shows Telly how he can make music with Rubber Duckie while singing his namesake song. They then notice a girl making music with a pot...
Film Kids play rhythms on pots, pans, a barrel and a washboard.
(First: Episode 3443)
SCENE 4 cont'd Telly invites Ernie to make music with him and believes he can borrow some of the items from the kids in the film. The two realize they're forming a band.
Cartoon Gordon narrates "The Maestro Plays," a story featuring adverbs. (interspersed with kids' comments)
(First: Episode 3579)
SCENE 5 Telly, Ernie and the kids have formed their own little makeshift band. They play a few notes together, when Gabi reports that Telly's tuba has been fixed. Telly is glad, but before he picks it up, he gives the band instructions on a song they can play.
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #7
(First: Episode 3868)
Film Seven kids dance on a playground to the same beat.
(First: Episode 3844)
SCENE 6 Telly comes over to the shop to see his repaired tuba. He thanks Luis by assembling his band as they all play the "Sesame Street Theme" for him.
Muppets Elmo's World: Singing
(First: Episode 3851)
SCENE 7 Luis now has his guitar and joins everyone in playing the closing theme, as Ernie announces the sponsors.

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