Sesame Street
Chris looks for a job
Air date August 14, 2007
Season Season 38
Written by Joey Mazzarino
Directed by Ken Diego
Sponsors Y, 5
Releases Online Streaming

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Picture Segment Description
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COLD OPEN What's the Word on the Street?: Murray Monster introduces the word newspaper.
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SCENE Gordon and Susan's nephew, Chris, just moved to Sesame Street. He is looking for a job in the Help Wanted section of the newspaper because he needs money to buy books for school.
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SCENE, cont'd Chris thinks the first ad might be for a job as a gym teacher because it reads, "Must love to exercise." He sings a new verse of "The People in Your Neighborhood."
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SCENE, cont'd When he reports to the Count, who placed the ad, he discovers that instead of teaching children how to exercise, the Count wants Chris to do exercises so that the Count can count them.
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SCENE, cont'd Chris looks in the paper again, and finds another want ad for a job in sales. He thinks being a salesman might not be so bad, since a salesman is also a person in your neighborhood.
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SCENE, cont'd The second ad Chris follows is for a sales job, selling cookies for Cookie Monster. That job doesn't work out either, because although Chris is a great salesman, Cookie Monster can't handle parting with his delicious cookies.
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SCENE, cont'd Next, Chris finds a want ad for a dance partner. He likes the idea of being a dancer - yet another person in your neighborhood.
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SCENE, cont'd Despite the fact that his dance partner is Horatio the Elephant, his audition goes well and he gets the job. Chris has to turn it down, however, when he learns he would be earning peanuts, not money.
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SCENE, cont'd Chris is just about to give up when he sees a "Help Wanted" sign hanging in Hooper's Store window. He meets Alan who tells him he needs help stocking shelves, working the register, and sweeping up. Chris excitedly takes the job and can't wait to start.
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Song "When You Grow Up"
(First: Episode 2912)
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Celebrity Matt Lauer demonstrates how to use a newspaper. His favorite thing to do is make hats.
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Animation A showcase of how many fun things can be done with paper.
(First: Episode 3482)
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Muppets Muppet and Kid Moments: Bernie Broccoli asks Pete to demonstrate his favorite exercise, push-ups. (new background)
(First: Episode 4128)
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Song "Jump"
(First: Episode 3136)
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Muppets Worms in Space make the letter Y.
(First: Episode 3778)
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Animation Planet Y/y
(First: Episode 2859)
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Celebrity Norah Jones sings "Don't Know Y" with Elmo.
(First: Episode 4081)
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Animation A walk through a neighborhood made of paper and photographic characters.
(First: Episode 3583)
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Muppets Abby Cadabby surprises Elmo, and demonstrates her feats of magic, such as disappearing and turning a mailbox into a pumpkin. Her wand can also be used as a back scratcher.
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Animation Cecille sings "I Want to Be Me."
(First: Episode 2791)
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Muppets The Number of the Day: 5
Five bats show up when the Count reveals that 5 is the number of the day. "Anyone for cake?"
(First: Episode 3998)
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Cartoon The number 5 shows up in Antarctica.
Artist: Joey Ahlbum
(First: Episode 3300)
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Film Two girls count to 5 as they clap.
(First: Episode 3007)
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Muppets Elmo's World: Mouths
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Insert The Adventures of Trash Gordon

Chapter 842
On the planet Fairytale, Trash contacts Little Bo Peep by interstellar cell phone to bring her sheep home.
(First: Episode 4132)


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