Sesame Street
Cinderella's Fairy Godmother's Mistake
Air date April 9, 2004
Season Season 35 (2004)
Written by Molly Boylan
Directed by Jim Martin[1]
Sponsors E, 5
Syndication PBS Kids Sprout


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN My Favorite Sesame Street Moments: Nancy Kaplan
Kaplan talks about the character Linda and how the show taught sign language.
SCENE 1 Zoe and Baby Bear are very excited because Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother (played by Andrea Martin) are visiting Sesame Street! However, when it is time for Cinderella to go to the ball, her Godmother accidentally turns Cinderella into a chicken! The Fairy Godmother is distraught at this, since she has never made a mistake before. She hands her wand over to Zoe and Baby Bear and leaves. Zoe and Baby Bear decide that they can figure out how to help get Cinderella to the ball. They remember that the Fairy Godmother had said, “Meatballs” three times when she turned Cinderella into a chicken so they try saying various other words to no avail. Finally, they decide to change the way they wave the wand. They wave the wand in a different direction, but this doesn’t work either. Finally, they decide that Cinderella really does need her Fairy Godmother. She returns, but is worried that she will slip up again. Zoe and Baby Bear eventually convince her to try again, by singing "Everyone Makes Mistakes". So, the Fairy Godmother waves her wand and finally gets it right and Cinderella returns to her old self again. The Fairy Godmother then uses the wand to make a carriage appear, but instead a pogo-stick appears. Cinderella likes it anyway and hops her way to the ball.
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Muppets The Letter of the Day: E
Prairie Dawn and Cookie Monster introduce the letter E. Cookie Monster pretends that the letter is a cookie, prompting him to eat it.
Ornate E's.jpg
Song Ornate E's go easing by to a song.
(First: Episode 2937)
Animation The word ELEVATOR gets on one.
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Muppets Professor Grover calls the kids into his courtyard classroom, to learn the Spanish word escuela. He says that the word means where they are now, a "fish bowl", to which kids reply "no!", and reply that it means "school". After class is dismissed, a yellow and orange fish swims up to Grover, asking if he was late for escuela. Grover shrugs, as the two look towards the camera, commenting, "Well, fish do swim in schools."
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cut from the Sprout version
Muppets Hero Guy
Baby Bear gets distracted and draws Hero Guy with a Super Big Hand by accident. Now Hero Guy can play basketball faster and squeeze lemons for lemonade.
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Muppets Journey to Ernie
Nursery Rhyme Land
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Muppets Ernie's Show and Tell: A girl named Rebecca shows Ernie her crown.
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Animation Clay animated cavemen try to whistle, causing flowers to grow around them when they succeed.
Muppets The Number of the Day: 5
Five bats show up when The Count reveals that 5 is the number of the day and he offers them cake.
(First: Episode 3998)
Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
Cartoon Five outlines of people dance.
Artist: Keith Haring
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Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon

Chapter 269
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