Sesame Street
A turtle wanders into Big Bird's nest area
Air date April 8, 2002
Season Season 33 (2002)
Written by Annie Evans
Sponsors K, 17
Releases You Can Ask
Paley Center Archive

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird shows off his new pet, a turtle named Seymour who wandered into the nest area.
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SCENE 1, cont'd The Count arrives and counts Seymour the Turtle. Then he counts the turtle's shell, spots, legs, and head. He also counts the Monster Time monsters.
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Muppets Monster Clubhouse
The monsters count themselves and dance the Dance Until You Hear the Bell Dance. After naptime, they get chased by the Elephant and play the Which Monster is Missing game.
(First: Episode 4020)
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Film Angel Corella dances with the alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters. (edited)
(First: Episode 3785)
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Muppets Hero Guy
Hero Guy has to rescue the kitty drawn in the tree, but the kitty is afraid.
(First: Episode 3922)
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Muppets The Number of the Day: 17
A singing Muppet 17 shows up after learning that the number of the day is 17.
(First: Episode 3984)
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Film Kid mural painting #17
(First: Episode 3639)
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Cartoon Rap #17
(First: Episode 2488)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird introduces Seymour to Justin, Emily and Rosita.
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SCENE 2, cont'd Big Bird has set up a small nest for Seymour. He sings him a lullaby, but Seymour isn't sleepy; he's hungry. Big Bird decides to ask Gina what turtles eat.
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SCENE 2, cont'd Gina is very busy, but tells him that turtles eat lettuce and strawberries.
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SCENE 2, cont'd Back at the nest, Big Bird is shocked to find that Seymour is gone. He asks Rosita and Emily to help him search for him, but they have no luck.
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SCENE 2, cont'd Rosita and Emily run into Gina, who is closing up shop for the day. Gina explains to Big Bird that Seymour is a wild turtle who probably belongs in the park. Big Bird is very sad, and Gina stays with him to talk.
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Animation Sand creatures illustrate the song, "Sing," with vocals by Stephanie D'Abruzzo.
(First: Episode 3981)
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Film Elmo talks about Dorothy, and kids talk about their pets.
(First: Episode 3985)
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Muppets Zoe and Herry sing "Moonshine."
(First: Episode 3832)
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Film In sign language, a boy reads his poem, "Night."
(First: Episode 3807)
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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)
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Film A big K emerges, "Jaws"-like, in a swimming pool.
(First: Episode 3326)
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Animation Pencil box K/k
(First: Episode 2876)
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Muppets Elmo's World: Pets
(First: Episode 3918)
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SCENE 3 Gina whispers the sponsors while Big Bird sleeps. She decides to stay for the night.

Notes

There is no Journey to Ernie segment in this episode.


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