|Plot||Prairie Dawn and the oat bran cookies|
|Air date||February 14, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Written by||Tony Geiss|
| ||SCENE 1||Big Bird is pretending to be a tree and opens with a tree joke. Alan and some kids join him, and Alan sings "I'm A Tree."|
|Muppets|| Robert De Niro explains to Elmo what an actor is, and proceeds in imagining himself variously as a dog, cabbage, and a clone of Elmo.|
(First: Episode 3978)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 8|
Eight bats show up when the Count reveals that 8 is the number of the day.
|Film|| Eight children dance in a colorblock grid.|
(First: Episode 3115)
| ||SCENE 2||Alan shows us the poster for Prairie Dawn's play, "Little Red Riding Hood and the Oat Bran Cookies." Ingrid and Baby Natasha are going to the play. Elmo shows him his heavy costume, the Noble Woodsman.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||The cast gathers with the director and rehearses the parts. Telly needs help in pretending to be The Big Bad Wolf.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Lulu has a cold and can't be in the play. The duck volunteers for the part of Grandma.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||The play begins. The Big Bad Wolf attempts to swipe the oatmeal cookies by pretending to be Grandma. Grandma eventually shows up bearing even more cookies, but Cookie Monster surprises everyone and eats them up.|
|SCENE 2, cont'd||Everyone watching loves the play.|
|Song|| "Dressed Up" (remake)|
(First: Episode 3399)
| ||Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
|Film|| A boy named Anthony and his parents are trapeze artists in a circus.|
(First: Episode 3579)
|Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque. We found him!
|Muppets|| Ernie's Show and Tell|
Rebecca shows Ernie the white wire-like crown she made. Ernie asks to try it on, and suggests that Bert will be envious.
(First: Episode 3826)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
|Muppets|| Hero Guy|
Baby Bear wants to have a Flying Adventure in the Sky with Hero Guy, but he can't fly by himself.
|Muppets|| The Letter of the Day: K|
To prevent himself from eating it, Cookie Monster sends the Letter K Cookie away on the Letter K train. However, the train arrives back a few moments later.
| ||Muppets|| Worms In Space|
The worms, fearlessly, form the letter K.
(First: Episode 3743)
|Cartoon|| Pencil box K/k|
(First: Episode 2876)
|Muppets|| The Spanish Word of the Day: zapato|
Professor Grover tries to teach the kids where to wear a zapato (a shoe).
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Dogs|
(First: Episode 3852)
|SCENE 3||The duck reads the sponsors, with Big Bird translating, and announces that he's won a part in the touring company of Cats.|
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