|Plot||Big Bird and Snuffy's Letter Y School|
|Air date||February 13, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Written by||Cathi Rosenberg-Turow|
|Syndication||PBS Kids Sprout|
|SCENE 1||Big Bird opens telling a train joke to a train of monsters.|
| SCENE 1,|
|Maria and Cookie Monster sing a Russian cookie subtraction song after which Cookie eats the plate and table too.|
|Muppets|| Monster Clubhouse|
Today's Furry Feeling of the Day is Surprised, and a duck arrives to play a flapping dance. (edited)
(First: Episode 3969)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 14|
The number 14 emerges from a cannon after The Count learns that it is the number of the day.
|Animation|| Computer #14|
(First: Episode 3881)
| ||SCENE 2||Teacher Big Bird teaches Elmo and Snuffy about the Letter Y. However, he can't think of a Y word, which means that he shouldn't be the teacher. Afraid that the pretend school must close, During "recess," Elmo goes out to find a teacher.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Elmo asks Alan, who tells him about the sound of the Letter Y. He learns about Yogurt and Yo-Yo. He teaches it to Snuffy and Big Bird.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Gabi shows Elmo how to make the Letter Y, and he teaches it to Big Bird and Snuffy. He still hasn't found a teacher.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Gina teaches Elmo how to yodel, and all of her patients join in the song.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Big Bird makes Elmo the teacher of the Letter Y School.|
|Muppets||Muppet & Kid Moment — T.J. teaches Grover how to sing the song "Sticky Bubble Gum."|
| ||Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box with the Martian's help.
| ||Celebrity|| Ray Charles sings the Alphabet Song, and various celebrities join in, including Michael Jeter, Patrick Stewart, Tony Bennett, Shari Lewis, Lamb Chop, Harry Belafonte, Grover, David Robinson, and Ellen DeGeneres.|
(First: Episode 3526)
|Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by playing a clapping game.
|Film|| "SCHOOL!" (high speed footage)|
(First: Episode 3278)
|Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird asks the dinosaur to help him find Ernie's box. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie can't seem to get Ernestine to say his name, but Ernestine has no trouble saying Bert's name.|
(First: Episode 2586)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
|Muppets|| The Letter of the Day: Y|
Cookie Monster locks the Letter Y Cookie in a suitcase so he won't eat it, but the suitcase has no bottom. "Me wonder how that happened."
|Film||Y, Y, The Letter Y: kids form Y with their bodies.|
|Cartoon|| Consonant Sound Limerick: Y - Yak (sound effects added)|
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 1184)
|Muppets|| The Spanish Word of the Day: leche|
Rosita drinks the word leche, the Spanish word for "milk."
cut from the Sprout version
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Sky|
(First: Episode 3982)
|SCENE 3||Elmo, the teacher, returns to the Letter Y School to read the sponsors.|
|Muppets|| Baby Tooth and the Fuzzy Funk: "Feel the Beat"|
(First: Episode 2943)
This segment replaced the "Spanish Word of the Day" sketch in the Sprout version.
- The VideoNow Jr. version of this episode has the Friday closing credits sequence, despite this episode originally airing on a Wednesday.
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|Episode 3987||Episode 3989|
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