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Sesame Street
Mexico on Sesame Street
Air date September 8, 2005
Season Season 36 (2005)
Written by Judy Freudberg
Sponsors B, 3
Releases HBO Max


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Healthy Moment: Rosita comments that there is great food around the world. She also says how eating food together with family is a great way also. Together with her family, they are getting ready to eat Chinese food.
SCENE Luis and Rosita welcome the viewer to Sesame Street. Rosita tells us that she has got a package from her abuela in Mexico. Luis helps her open the package up.

SCENE, cont'd Inside the package is a bead bracelet, a letter, and a photo of Rosita's abuela in the marketplace. Looking at the photo has made Rosita homesick for Mexico to see her abuela.

SCENE, cont'd At that moment, Big Bird arrives and sees Rosita sad as she heads off to look at the photo of her abuela. He asks Luis what is wrong with Rosita and Luis explains that she misses Mexico and her abuela and she wishes that she can see them. Big Bird suggests that they bring stuff from Mexico to Rosita on Sesame Street, but he doesn’t know much about Mexico.

SCENE, cont'd At that moment, Grover arrives in a mariachi outfit to sing about his favorite country, Mexico, and gives some facts about what stuff they have in Mexico. Three monsters provide back up singing and translate Grover’s facts to Spanish ("Mexico Is a Country"). With so much information about Mexico, Big Bird knows how to bring Mexico to Rosita.
SCENE, cont'd In the courtyard, Rosita is looking at the photo and misses Mexico. She imagines that she is there and can smell the fajitas. She then realizes that she actually smells the fajitas for real.
SCENE, cont'd Big Bird calls Rosita to come to the courtyard for a surprise. When Rosita arrives, she sees decorations, a piñata, and Mexican food that Miles placed on the table. Big Bird explains to Rosita that they are bringing Mexico to her. Rosita is happy that she gives him and Miles a hug.

SCENE, cont'd With the courtyard looking like Mexico, Rosita feels like home and can almost hear the Mexico music. She suddenly hears music playing; it's Luis singing the traditional Mexico song, "Cielito Lindo," while playing the guitar. Everyone joins in and sing along.

SCENE, cont'd Rosita is truly surprised and grateful when she realizes what everyone has done for her. To everyone's surprise, Rosita's abuela shows up too. She missed Rosita so much that she had to fly on Monster Mexico airlines to see her. To her abuela’s amazement, she says that Sesame Street looks like Mexico because of the decorations, which impresses Big Bird. Rosita is very happy that her abuela came and she and her friends all continue the fiesta together.
Animation A kid paints a picture for his abuelita in Mexico.
Film A girl narrates a film of how pan dulce, Mexican bread, is made.
(First: Episode 3015)
Muppets / Celebrity Angel Corella dances the Ballet Alphabet, while Telly, Zoe and Elmo name the letters. (edited)
(First: Episode 3785)
Muppets The Letter of the Day: B
Cookie Monster and his mother talk about the letter B. Cookie's mother tries to get her son not to eat it, but gives into temptation. ("What the hey? KOWABUNGA!")
(First: Episode 4025)
Film Jane Tuesday eats a tasty blueberry in the Case of the Letter B.
Animation B / b candles.
(First: Episode 3111)
Muppets Journey to Ernie: The Letter B Museum
Ernie hides in a museum where all the exhibits have names beginning with B. (Bob makes a cameo appearance in this one--not as an exhibit, but as a visitor on his way home.)
Muppets Muppet & Kid Moment — Joey shows off his family picture to Ernie. Joey’s family comes out and they take a picture with Ernie.
(First: Episode 3915)

Muppets Global Grover:
Grover and his burro, Roberto, return from Mexico with a lump of clay. In his film, Saul and his family make clay pottery. Afterwards Grover completes his sculpture, which he calls "Potato." Roberto has created a more interesting composition, however.
(First: Episode 4081)
Animation A girl unfolds a map and uses it to describe her trip to Mexico, stopping in Texas along the way.
(First: Episode 2689)

Film The Number of the Day:
A remake of the Number Song Series brings forth 3.
Song An animated farmer and woodworker sings "Three Is My Favorite Number."
Cartoon In Egypt, three lemons make lemonade.
(First: Episode 3285)
Muppets The Spanish Word of the Day: familia
Rosita show us the Spanish word of the day, Familia, and introduce us to her family. Then they all hug each other because they are a family that loves to hug.
(First: Episode 4078)
Song "Doing the Family Thing"
(First: Episode 3180)
Muppets Elmo's World: Skin
Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 538
On Planet Triangle, Trash finds himself taunted by its residents until playing his triangle.

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