Sesame Street
Plot Telly's New Shoes
repeat of 4162
Air date October 7, 2010
Season Season 41 (2010)
Sponsors Z, 15


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN What's the Word on the Street?: Pirouette
(First: Episode 4162)


SCENE While a hungry customer wonders whether to have the soup or the salad, Chris welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street, and is about to eat a salad of his own, when Abby Cadabby poofs into view, causing the salad to fly out of his hands and land on the customer's head. Abby shows Chris her new shoes that she got from the Shoe Fairy - shoes are special to her because fairies don't usually wear shoes. However, Abby is surprised when Telly shows up wearing no shoes at all (unlike Chris and the viewer). She tells him to make a "shoe wish" so the Fairy Shoeperson will come and give him his first pair of shoes. Telly accidentally does so, and the Fairy Shoeperson (Neil Patrick Harris) poofs onto the scene.

When asked what kind of shoes he has, the Shoeperson breaks into song (and dance) as he magically puts all kinds of shoes on everyone on Sesame Street (whether or not they need them).



One the song is finished, Telly suggests that the Shoeperson surprise him with any shoe at all. He blows his shoe horn, and the first pair Telly gets on his feet is a pair of running shoes, which help Telly run, but not stop. Thus, the Shoeperson gives him some ballet shoes, which make him pirouette out of control.


The Shoeperson, getting more and more impatient, once again blows his horn and gives Telly a pair of sensible-looking shoes...which lift him higher and higher (elevator shoes!). Telly certainly doesn't need the kind of shoes he can't balance on. The Shoeperson, fed up, disappears, and Telly once again has no shoes. But that's okay for him - he explains to Abby that he, like all other monsters, can function perfectly without shoes. They start playing a game of tag, and Chris remarks, "Well, I guess it's true what they say - if the shoe fits, wear it. And if it don't...don't."
Muppets / Celebrity Grover demonstrates a pirouette, with the help of Lorena and Lorna Feijóo.
(First: Episode 4162)

Muppets Murray pumps us for Abby's Flying Fairy School, but first, he and some kids play "What's On Me That Starts With Z?"
(First: Episode 4211)
Cartoon A troop of army ants look for some Z words at a picnic and come across some zucchini.
(First: Episode 4211)
Muppets Murray and Carson introduce Abby's Flying Fairy School.
(First: Episode 4187)


Muppets / Animation Abby's Flying Fairy School
The class plays with Niblet, the class pet. It’s Gonnigan’s turn to hold him, but he’s to afraid to and disappears. Blogg then tries to and Niblet steals his wand. After a chase, he runs into a crayon drawing n the wall. However, they are unable to get inside. Spot shows them videos of doors, which gives them the idea to use a door. After twinkle-thinking, Abby realizes the drawing is Gonnigan’s and he can draw a door on it. Once inside, they try and follow him, but he draws a river between them. Abby draws a pumpkin to get them across, but Gonnigan adds a sail. Once on the river, Niblet re-draws it as the top of a mountain. Gonnigan adds wheels to get down to him, but Niblet draws a second hill, causing them to slide back and forth between them. Niblet escapes the drawing and heads into his Gerblecorn hole. They try opening it with a spell (rhyming “door” with “Zsa Zsa Gabor”), but find out magic can’t open it. They sob at the idea of never seeing Niblet again, which brings him out of his hole. He gives Blogg his wand back and has Gonnigan hold him. Mrs. Sparklenose rewards them (and the viewer) with a gold star.
(First: Episode 4187)
Muppets Murray announces it's almost school time, but first, he finds 15 kids, paintings and backpacks.
(First: Episode 4207)
Animation Masked March #15
(First: Episode 3375)
Muppets Murray and the kids introduce "Murray Has a Little Lamb".
(First: Episode 4191)


Muppets Murray Has a Little Lamb
Murray’s lamb gives him clues to the secret escuela they’re visiting. She claps her hooves and Irish music begins playing, leading them to Irish Step Dancing School. Murray struggles learning how to kick, but with practice, he is able to do a jig.
(First: Episode 4169)
"Guessing Game" portion cut, new intro added
Cartoon Cowboy hat/ boot pattern
(First: Episode 4183)
Muppets Murray announces "Elmo's World" is coming up, but first, he and the viewer play "Sounds of the Street". They listen to the city sounds, including a bird, a car horn and a tap dancing octopus.
(First: Episode 4191)
Muppets Ernie & Bert: Ernie sings "I Love My Toes", about how amazing his toes are. Bert is inspired by his own toes, but Ernie has gone to sleep. So, he shares his newfound fascination with Bernice on the windowsill.
(First: Episode 4092)
Film Mr. Shoe, a beat poet, recites a poem about shoes over a film of kids having fun with them.
(First: Episode 4162)
Muppets Elmo's World: Getting Dressed
(First: Episode 4010)
Muppets Murray watches a large screen to announce the sponsors.

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