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Sesame Street
The Flower Show
Air date September 18, 2013
Season Season 44 (2013-2014)
Written by Luis Santeiro
Production October 19, 2012
Sponsors D, 0


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN What's the Word on the Street?: Fragrance
SCENE Elmo welcomes the viewer to the Sesame Street Flower Show, as everyone on the street sings about it.


SCENE cont'd Elmo and Rosita hear screaming and find it coming from Stinky the Stinkweed, who's struggling to grow a flower in time for the show (it happens to coincide with his once-a-year blooming). Leela deduces from his various symptoms he's feeling nervous and tells him to relax and breathe to calm down before the judges arrive. While he tries to relax, a fellow plant starts up a conversation, talking about her flowers, suddenly growing one. She then grows another, and uses addition to total them.

SCENE cont'd Stinky yells again, bringing his friends back. They show him another tip for calming down: belly breathing. Since he doesn't have hands or a belly, Leela has him place his leaves on his middle and just breathe. While they're gone, the other plant starts talking to him again and suddenly grows a ninth flower.
SCENE cont'd Stinky can't take the frustration of not being able to grow a flower like the other plant. Leela takes him aside to tell him he's not like other plants; he's "Unique."


SCENE cont'd Stinky takes Leela's song to heart, repeating to himself that he's unique. The judges roll by and are about to reward the other plant with the blue ribbon, when Stinky finally blooms a beautiful flower. The judges are impressed and give him the ribbon, but are soon repulsed by his flower's terrible smell. The other plant is unhappy; she's never lost a ribbon before. Stinky reassures her that she's unique.
Muppets / Celebrity Elmo and Troy Polamalu look for something with a pleasant fragrance. They smell a stinky skunk, onion and sweatsock before Elmo catches the pleasant aroma of Troy's conditioner.
Animation The Wordbots find various things with nice fragrances.

Muppets Murray Has a Little Lamb
Ovejita provides Murray with a flower as a clue to today's school, which is gardening school!
The original segment is edited, shown as the tune-ins throughout the episode, with new intros and outros by Murray.
(First: Episode 4173)
Film D is for Dance, featuring a montage of ballet dancers.
(First: Episode 4323)
Animation D is for dolphin, dive and deep. (edited)
(First: Episode 4236)
Muppets Murray and Jordan introduce Abby's Flying Fairy School.
(First: Episode 4305)


Muppets / Animation Abby's Flying Fairy School
Captain Hook visits the class, having lost his golden pirate treasure. Abby, Gonnigan and BlΓΆgg volunteer to be his crew and the school sets sail for the Island of the Gushing Geyser. There, they collect two cups of water and pour it into the chest. Next, the map leads them to the Spice Islands, where they collect three spoons of cinnamon. Elsewhere on the island, they need a one troll's weight in apples. Using a scale, they measure the apples against BlΓΆgg. With all the ingredients in the chest, the treasure appears - applesauce, which they all share.
(First: Episode 4305)
Muppets "Cookie's Crumby Pictures" is on next, but first, Murray learns about flowers and how to plant one.
Muppets Oscar presents The Count with the number of the day - 0, hoping he won't be able to count it. The Count instead drives Oscar into his can by pointing out things there are zero of around.
Muppets Murray and Francisco introduce "Cookie's Crumby Pictures."


Muppets Cookie's Crumby Pictures presents Cookies of the Caribbean (Rated TP: For Task Persistence)
Cookie Monster stars as Captain Snack Sparrow and, along with his female companion, tries to find Davy Jones' cookie jar. They follow the map to a cave, where they find they need to load up a sculpture's hands with triangles to get in. Cookie puts the wrong shape in and is told to focus with his imaginary spyglass. When he gets it right, the cave opens slightly and Davy Jones changes the rules of entry; they now need to fill the hands with orange shapes. Cookie puts in another triangle, which is thrown back at him. He decides to give up, until he's convinced to focus again. They find some orange shapes and find the cave with the cookie jar. That is, until they're blocked by Davy Jones' animals. His ghost sings them a short shanty ("One of These Things") for them to answer. Cookie is about to give up when he realizes the correct answer (The parrot doesn't belong) and Davy Jones is defeated. The trailer ends just as the parrot makes off with the cookie jar.
Film Gymnasts form a triangle.
(First: Episode 4167)
Muppets "Elmo the Musical" is coming soon, but now, Murray learns more about gardens and even gets to plant some flowers himself.

Muppets Mr. Johnson visits "The Coffee Plant" for a cup of coffee, saddened to find Grover on duty. Grover explains they have the freshest cup of coffee in the world, dragging out a coffee bush to hand-pick the beans. Once they become coffee, Grover goes to turn some sugar cane into sugar for him, but he asks for milk instead (hoping it'll be quicker). There's no fresher milk than straight from a cow, so Grover begins milking one. The cow gulps down Johnson's coffee and the caffeine sends her into an excitable rampage.
(First: Episode 4302)
Muppets Murray and his group introduce "Elmo the Musical."
(First: Episode 4402)


Muppets Elmo the Musical: Detective the Musical
Elmo is a detective, who receives a call from a man who can't stop sneezing following his pizza delivery. Elmo discovers the pizza is covered with pepper and the man claims the culprit was cube-shaped. The same happens at a young woman's apartment, who claims a cube-fellow delivered her pepper-induced flowers. Elmo is then led to the local theater, where a Ham Actor can't stop sneezing before his performance. They discover his false moustache is laced with pepper too. They spot the culprit hiding behind Velvet, who rises to reveal a meek cube with a pepper shaker. He confesses, claiming he wanted to be needed. Elmo and the pig sing about the many different cubes around them every day and the cube is revealed to be a tissue box, which is exactly what the pig needs.
(First: Episode 4318)
Muppets Murray announces the sponsors.


Picture Segment Description
Muppets / Animation Cookie's Crumby Pictures presents The Spy Who Loved Cookies (rated LTD, for "listen to directions.")
(First: Episode 4401)
This segment replaced "Cookies of the Caribbean" in the HBO Kids version.

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