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Sesame Street
Elmo and Zoe play the Square Game
Air date April 15, 2004
Season Season 35 (2004)
Written by Annie Evans
Directed by Ken Diego
Production November 19, 2003
December 11, 2003
Sponsors I, 7
Syndication PBS Kids Sprout
Releases Guess That Shape and Color, Hulu


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN My Favorite Sesame Street Moments
Christopher Meloni talks about Cookie Monster's urge to not eat cookies. A Letter of the Day clip is shown.

SCENE Elmo and Zoe can’t decide what to play, until Mr. Square shows up and tells them they can play the “Sesame Street Squares” game, where they have to find 7 squares, before a mouse climbs up a grandfather clock to ring a bell at the top. Elmo and Zoe start their search at Hooper’s.

SCENE cont'd When they arrive, they find that Alan is closing temporarily to make a delivery. They discover the “Closed” sign is a square. That makes 1 square!

SCENE cont'd While looking for more squares, they see Bob reading Natasha her favorite story. They see the book and a button on Bob’s shirt are both squares. They have to hurry and find more since the mouse is getting closer to the top.

SCENE cont'd They run into Big Bird and ask him for squares. Big Bird doesn’t have any, but he does decide to help them in their search. They see Cookie Monster taking a cookie eating break and ask him for squares, but all he has are round cookies, but they see his cookie box is square. Oscar emerges from his trash can with his new “Un-welcome” mat, which is also square. They now have 5 squares and need 2 more.


SCENE cont'd Telly shows up with two triangles, which he uses to make a square. Postman Grover comes with a postcard for Mr. Square, which is square also. They discover they have found 7 squares and win the game just before the mouse rings the bell. They win a cow doing the square dance. Mr. Square reads his postcard from his mother, asking him to come home for a square meal.
Cartoon The Four Squares sing "It's Hip To Be a Square."
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
(First: Episode 2615)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: I
Instead of eating the Letter I Cookie, Cookie Monster decides to just lick its icing. Now it's no longer The Letter Of The Day cookie.
(First: Episode 4007)
Animation Ornate Is swing through the air to a song.
(First: Episode 2921)
Cartoon Three characters retrieve instruments from inside the Letter I.
(First: Episode 4029)
Muppets Spanish Word of the Day: adiós
Rosita says adiós to the word and to the viewer.
(First: Episode 3982)
Muppets Natasha hosts "Baby Talk" with her guest, a square, but the interview is cut short when it is naptime for her, the band and the announcer.
Song "I'm in Great Shape": Kids dance with triangles, circles and squares.
(First: Episode 3277)
Muppets Journey to Ernie: Shape Land — Big Bird hunts for Ernie in a land full of floating geometric shapes. Telly Monster appears hanging out in his favorite shape: a triangle.
(First: Episode 4037)
Me and My Apple Tree.jpg
Muppets Ernie sings "Quiet Time Song" while sitting under an apple tree, and is joined by a squirrel, a bird, a hornet's nest, a cat, and Gladys the Cow.
(First: Episode 2091)


Muppets / Film Global Grover: Grover returns from having attended school somewhere in Africa. The Elephant has never been to school, so Grover shows him a film about a girl as she prepares to go to school. (First: Episode 2658) After the film, Grover has written the word "boy" on a chalkboard and drawn a picture of a boy. The elephant shows what he has learned by jumping, creating general havoc.
(First: Episode 4031)
Cartoon Madlenka imagines the different ways she could get to school.
Muppets The Number of the Day: 7
Seven dancing chickens show up for the number of the day.
(First: Episode 3990)
Film Seven kids dance on a playground to the same beat.
(First: Episode 3844)
Muppets / Celebrity Sesame Street Classy Films presents The Count and Julianne Moore in "Far From Seven", where Julianne learns that The Count loves the number 7 over her.
Muppets Elmo's World: Games
(First: Episode 3967)
Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 438
Trash is being lead towards a cliff by his worst enemy, Ding the Merciless. Trash solves the problem by using his own hotel bell.

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