|Ernie's Rubber Duckie loses its squeak|
|Air date||February 28, 2002|
|Season||Season 33 (2002)|
|Written by||Molly Boylan|
|SCENE 1||It's time for Big Bird's daily la-las, and the kids join him in singing "We All Sing La La La Together."|
| ||Muppets|| Herry and Rosita sing a monster lullaby to their dolls. The lullaby works on Herry, who grows eyelids.|
(First: Episode 3835)
|Muppets|| The Number of the Day: 9|
9 nifty bats, dressed to the nines, fly in after 9 is announced to be the number of the day, and The Count counts them.
|Film|| Milo Counting #9|
(First: Episode 3578)
|Cartoon|| "Nine Chickens"|
(First: Episode 3382)
|SCENE 2||Ernie introduces Rubber Duckie -- three times. He explains to Zoe how great Rubber Duckie is, and how he squeaks every time he squeezes him. Then, Rubber Duckie stops squeaking.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Maria comes by. Zoe and Ernie try singing "Rubber Duckie" and counting to twenty to fix Rubber Duckie's squeak. Zoe decides to ask an adult: "The Amazing Mumford!"|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Mumford, changing his magic words each time, makes Rubber Duckie sound like a car horn and a telephone. Then he makes himself squeak, and Rubber Duckie silent. He offers a replacement duck, named Louie, but Ernie refuses.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Mumford suggests they should ask Maria, who, as Zoe says, "used to be pretty good at fixing things." After Ernie finally lets her hold Rubber Duckie, she extracts a piece of lint from his squeaker.|
| ||SCENE 2, cont'd||Ernie very nervously attempts to squeak Rubber Duckie. He squeaks normally. Everyone joins in to sing "Rubber Duckie."|
|Film||Big Bird shows his favorite toy, Radar. Kids talk about their favorite toys.|
| ||Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird sets off on a Journey To Ernie. First, Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the chicken coop.
(First: Episode 3984)
|Celebrity||The Dixie Chicks and some chickens sing "Sing."|
|Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box across the tightrope.
(First: Episode 3983)
|Film|| A gymnastics team practices tricks for the circus.|
(First: Episode 2889)
|Muppets|| Journey to Ernie|
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by dancing at the discotheque. We found him!
(First: Episode 3982)
|Muppets|| Ernie and Bert sing "Things That I Remember." Ernie and Bert recall the things that they remember, over a montage of classic Ernie and Bert clips.|
(First: Episode 3656)
Come back tomorrow for another Journey to Ernie.
|Muppets|| Hero Guy|
Hero Guy has to rescue the kitty drawn in the tree, but the kitty is afraid.
(First: Episode 3922)
|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.
(First: Episode 3989)
|Cartoon|| K - king, kiss, key|
(First: Episode 3084)
|Film|| A big K emerges, "Jaws"-like, in a swimming pool.|
(First: Episode 3326)
|Muppets|| The Spanish Word of the Day: perro|
Several dogs pounce on Grover to demonstrate the word perro (dog).
(First: Episode 3986)
|Muppets|| Elmo's World: Babies|
(First: Episode 3854)
|SCENE 3||With Ernie's and Zoe's help, Rubber Duckie reads the sponsors.|
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