Sesame Street
Telly takes care of the Grand High Triangle Lover's favorite triangle
Air date February 22, 2002
Season Season 33 (2002)
Written by Nancy Sans
Directed by Ken Diego
Sponsors R, 15, and by a penguin on roller skates


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 Big Bird and Snuffy open with a penguin joke. Then they play the "In and Out Game," inviting Oscar to help and he reluctantly illustrates in and out.
Celebrity Elmo trips while running to meet Edie Falco, so she offers some loving care.
Muppets The Number of the Day: 15
The Count sings as he tries to get to the number of the day, and a penguin presents him with a number 15.
Film Kid mural painting #15
(First: Episode 3649)
Cartoon Suzie Kabloozie: Judge #15
(First: Episode 3908)
SCENE 2 Telly helps Maria sort the mail. Telly gets a letter from The Grand High Triangle Lover, who is coming today to ask of Telly something very important.

SCENE 2, cont'd The Grand High Triangle Lover, with Norm, arrives. He is going on a short vacation to the Bermuda Triangle and asks Telly to take care of and hold on to his favorite triangle.

SCENE 2, cont'd In the arbor, Big Bird and the Birdketeers need one more to do their flapping song. Telly says he can't, but Big Bird suggests he can flap the triangle. Next, Baby Bear comes on his pogo stick and wants to count the boings. Telly can't bounce, but he can count Baby Bear's 112 boings. Telly is surprised at how he can still have fun while holding the special triangle, and proud.

SCENE 2, cont'd A penguin on runaway rollerskates trips out of control towards Telly, and Telly drops the triangle to catch him. The triangle is lost, and Maria pushes him to tell the truth.

SCENE 2, cont'd The Grand High Triangle Lover is shocked to hear the news, but forgives Telly. He tells him that he did the right thing.

SCENE 2, cont'd The penguin is so grateful, that he finds and returns the triangle. The Grand High Triangle Lover decides to take another vacation, and Telly gets the triangle again.
Song "I'm in Great Shape": Kids dance with triangles, circles and squares.
(First: Episode 3277)

Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
(First: Episode 3983)
Cartoon A woman visits a car dealer, looking for a small car. She will only take a car small enough to fit her clowns.
Artist: ArtistMike
(First: Episode 3079)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by playing a clapping game.
(First: Episode 3984)
Film Girls in a circle play a quick outdoor clapping game.
(First: Episode 2763)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the supermarket. We found him!
(First: Episode 3982)
Muppets Ernie sings "Dance Myself to Sleep."
(First: Episode 1705)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
Muppets Hero Guy
Hero Guy and Baby Bear ride a pirate ship, but Baby Bear forgot to draw the water. Fortunately, Hero Guy's tears make the water.
(First: Episode 3955)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: R
Cookie Monster sings a rap song about the letter R, naming R words and singing about how he shouldn't eat the letter of the day while singing the song, but then he finishes the song (and after that, he finishes the cookie).
Song "Big R and Little R" (Christopher Cerf)
(First: Episode 3273)
Cartoon A gang of pirates sing about their favorite letter, R.
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: abierta/cerrada
Gabi tries to feed Baby Natasha, and in doing so demonstrates abierta and cerrada (open and closed).
Muppets Elmo's World: Drawing
(First: Episode 3859)
SCENE 3 Big Bird reads the sponsors, and the rollerskating penguin crashes into the camera. The Season 33 credit crawl follows.

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