Sesame Street
Missing Baby Boot
Air date March 8, 2002
Season Season 33 (2002)
Written by Annie Evans
Directed by Emily Squires
Sponsors N, 10


Picture Segment Description

SCENE 1 A Muppet shoe pops up to hear Big Bird's shoe joke: what did the shoe say when it had a cold? Ah-shoe! Then, Gabi and Miles teach everyone how to do the "Step and Stomp."

Muppets Monster Clubhouse
Today's furry shape of the day is the Triangle. A penguin subs for The Elephant. (edited)
(First: Episode 3974)
Muppets The Number of the Day: 10

A talking number ten appears after The Count reveals that 10 is the number of the day. "Finally the ten-sion is broken!"

Cartoon Ten water-skiing hippos.
Animation Ten Dancing Kids
Animation: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3902)
SCENE 2 Big Bird teaches Mr. Snuffleupagus the "Step and Stomp," which shakes the whole street. Big Bird spies a small shoe on the ground, which he guesses is Snuffy's, but it doesn't match his foot size. The Muppet shoe re-appears and assesses that it's a baby shoe. He suggests they find a baby missing a shoe, then leaves ("I'm a running gag.").

SCENE 2 cont'd Big Bird and Snuffy find Gina with baby Hannah. They assume she is the one who has lost a shoe, but see she has two shoes on her feet; the lost shoe is also too small for Hannah. Gina helps them make a list of all the babies in the neighborhood they can check.

SCENE 2 cont'd The duo sing "Where's That Baby?" over a montage of the various babies they try to return the shoe to (including Natasha), without much luck.
SCENE 2 cont'd Big Bird and Snuffy try to explain their sad situation to Alan, who is also approached by Zoe, whose doll Imelda is missing a shoe. Alan gets them to realize that the shoe they have belongs to Zoe's doll. They try it on and it's a perfect fit! Alan brings them into Hooper's Store for some shakes; the Muppet shoe orders a shoe-lami sandwich.

Muppets / Film Elmo finds the Elephant's lost peanut. Then, the kids talk about things they have lost (and found).

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 Shoes dance to a square dance tune.
(First: Episode 3450)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box by repeating a clapping pattern.
(First: Episode 3984)

Muppets / Celebrity Angel Corella dances the Ballet Alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters.
(First: Episode 3785)
Muppets Journey to Ernie
Big Bird looks for Ernie's box in the supermarket. We found him!
(First: Episode 3982)
Muppets Ernie sings "The Honker-Duckie-Dinger Jamboree."
(First: Episode 1920)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: N
Animation A letter N pops out of a mailbox envelope.
Muppets The Letter of the Day (cont'd): Super Grover helps Cookie Monster refrain from eating the letter "N," but is ultimately unsuccessful.
Film Kids form the letter N.
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: zapato
Professor Grover tries to teach the kids where to wear a zapato (a shoe).
(First: Episode 3989)
Muppets Elmo's World: Bicycles
(First: Episode 3969)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird and Snuffy announce the sponsors, with some shoe puns from the Muppet shoe.

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