Sesame Street
Zoe learns to play the trombone
Air date February 21, 2002
Season Season 33 (2002)
Written by Belinda Ward
Sponsors U, 14
Syndication PBS Kids Sprout


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird tells the duck about a musical instrument he plays - his voice. Kenny, Emily, Amanda and Snuffy join him to play "The La La La Song" and the La La La game, which asks which instrument is different. Even the Monster Time monsters join in.
Celebrity Telly and Joshua Bell play "Sing After Me" on the tuba and violin.
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.
(First: Episode 3988)
Cartoon The Bellhop is asked to carry a guest's two small (but heavy) bags to room 14.
(First: Episode 2571)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #14
SCENE 2 Big Bird has formed a band with Telly on the tuba and Elmo on the violin to play "The La La La Song." Zoe wants to join in, but she needs an instrument.

SCENE 2, cont'd Bob is giving the duck voice lessons when Zoe comes to ask for an instrument. She picks out a trombone, but doesn't have time for a lesson.
SCENE 2, cont'd Zoe can't figure out how to make a noise. Telly, Elmo and Big Bird sing "One Note at a Time," about how they learned to play, but Zoe decides to check with Bob to see if the trombone is broken.

SCENE 2, cont'd Bob shows her how to make a sound by using the mouthpiece alone. Then she tries it on the trombone and can make one note! However, the sound of the mouthpiece causes the duck to go crazy, and the trombone attracts the Elephant. Together they wreck Bob's apartment.

SCENE 2, cont'd Big Bird gives her a place for her note in the band's production of "The La La La Song." Her note attracts all the animals.
Film Kids sing favorite songs.

Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird asks the dinosaur to help him find Ernie's box.
(First: Episode 3984)
Cartoon Musicians in a painting learn to cooperate to play music.
(First: Episode 3460)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird tries to catch Ernie's box using the penguins' pattern. We found him!
(First: Episode 3981)
Muppets Ernie's Show and Tell
Ernie's friend Andrew shows him his pretend drum.
(First: Episode 3850)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
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)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: U
Cookie Monster puts the letter of the day, U, on a rocket and sends it away, but it comes back.
Song "My Friend U"
(First: Episode 3705)
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: flor
Maria smells different flowers, including Stinky the Stinkweed.
(First: Episode 3983)
Muppets Elmo's World: Birthdays
(First: Episode 3940)
SCENE 3 The gang plays the "The La La La Song" a few more times, as Bob names the sponsors.


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