Sesame Street
Jack's Big Jump
(repeat of 4204)
Air date February 5, 2014
Season Season 44 (2013-2014)
Sponsors J, 8


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN What's the Word on the Street?: Stumble
(First: Episode 4204)


SCENE Everyone rushes to the arbor (including Biff and Sully) for “Jack’s Big Jump”, with Telly and Baby Bear serving as announcers. They explain to Chris that Jack Be Nimble will jump over 8 candlesticks and have him count them to make sure they have eight. Baby Bear has also taken the liberty of changing his nursery rhyme to accommodate today’s event (particularly admiring the rhyme he made). Jack Be Nimble falls from the sky and is ready to make his big jump. To the shock of everyone, Jack fails to jump over the candlesticks and crash into them. He tries to make another attempt, but runs away instead. Baby Bear and Telly go to find him.

SCENE cont'd Telly and Baby Bear look in the garden and find Jack hiding behind a bench. Jack confesses that’s lost his jump and can’t perform. Jack has Baby Bear record a new version of his nursery rhyme that deals with his dilemma. They hatch a plan and leave, returning with a kangaroo. She explains that sometimes, even she has jumping problems. Her solution – singing “The Jumping Song”. The song helps Jack regain his jump and pumps his for his big jump.
SCENE cont'd Back in the arbor, everyone awaits Jack’s return. He charges for the candlesticks, but at the first sight of them, he jumps away back to the garden.

SCENE con'td In the garden, the duo finds him still sad and with a new problem: he can’t jump over. They think of someone who can help. They return as their helper falls from the sky and crash lands on Telly. Their friend turns out to be the cow from “Hey Diddle Diddle”, who jumps over the moon. She jumps over a flower pot and has him do the same. She then advises him to jump over something bigger – Baby Bear. Now with his over problem fixed, he and the cow jump back to the arbor.
SCENE cont'd Jack takes a leap and is able to make it over all eight candlesticks. However, still eager to jump, he takes on a bigger challenge – jumping over the moon. He leaps into the sky, with the cow in hot pursuit to reclaim her territory. Telly and Baby Bear take a mighty leap as well.
Muppets / Celebrity Ricky Gervais explains what a stumble is, with Grover providing an accidental visual demonstration.
(First: Episode 4204)

Muppets Murray Has a Little Lamb
Murray's lamb, Ovejita, gives him the clue of a handstand for their next escuela. The school turns out to be a gymnastics school!
(edited from the original, Season 39 airing)
(First: Episode 4165)
Song J is for Jump!
Muppets Murray and Georgia quietly introduce Abby's Flying Fairy School.
(First: Episode 4404)


Muppets / Animation Abby's Flying Fairy School
Today, the students play with puppets, but Blögg can’t seem to make his work. He tries using magic to turn it into a real boy, but instead turns himself into a puppet. Mrs. Sparklenose explains the only way he can become normal again is by undergoing the “Pinocchio Process”. The first step to hop with a cricket, so they poof themselves to a field to find one. After hopping with one, Blögg’s feet become normal. Next, they poof to a farm to do the “Donkey Dance of Joy” with a donkey. However, the donkey is rouge and begins chasing him. They call on Spot, who shows them a brief song about hay. They conjure up some hay, which sedates the donkey and makes him dance, making Blögg gain his arms back. Finally, Blögg must swim with a whale. They poof underwater, but Blögg has trouble swimming and his friends help him. Now back to normal and in the class room, Blögg uses his wand to operate the puppet. (re-scored theme song)
(First: Episode 4188)
Muppets / Celebrity Bruno Mars and friends sing "Don't Give Up."
(First: Episode 4272)
Muppets Back at gymnastics school, Murray learns about stretching and some special gymnastic moves he can do.
(First: Episode 4165)
Film A girl's family of 8 assembles for a family photo.
(First: Episode 4407)
Muppets Murray and friends introduce "Super Grover 2.0"
(First: Episode 4404)

Muppets Super Grover 2.0: Pretty Good Wall
Super Grover 2.0 comes to the aid of a chicken, who needs to get to the other side of "The Pretty Good Wall of China." Grover observes that she has wings, but she states she can't fly. Next, Grover investigates by trying to ask the wall to shrink down, while the chicken tries to hop over, knocking them both over. Grover browses his utility sock for some technology and finds some springs to help the chicken jump over. The springs are shoddy and cause her to fall onto of him ("Might I say that you are no spring chicken?"). He then pulls out a "hole-poker-ma-bob" (a pole) to pierce the wall. He gets a running start and smashes into the wall. He tries again and the chicken gets in the way, causing him to stick the pole on the ground and he is sent flying. The chicken realizes he's made a lever and uses a larger pole to pole-vault over the wall. Grover makes an attempt too, but is flung into the wall again.
(First: Episode 4228)
Muppets "Elmo the Musical" is coming up, but now, Murray learns even more about gymnastics at school.
(First: Episode 4165)
Muppets Abby shows subtraction with cookies, much to Cookie Monster's dismay. He saves the remaining cookies from her magical spell by subtracting them eating them.
Muppets Murray and Daphnie introduce "Elmo the Musical."
(First: Episode 4303)


Muppets Elmo the Musical: Circus the Musical
In today's musical, Elmo plays a "monster with a dream" of joining the circus. At the bigtop, the ringmaster tells him he needs an act before he can join, which Elmo doesn't have yet. The first act, The Great In-Betweeni can't go on (he's stuck between a rock and a hard thing), so Elmo goes on his place. He takes a leap from the trampoline to land between two cacti, but lands on top of instead. A performing chicken does the act perfectly. The next act, High-Walking Heidi, also cancels, having stubbed her toe. Elmo tries his best to walk on the high wire, but sneezes and falls down to the low wire. The chicken again performs the act with ease. The big finale is Zowie-Zown the Upside-Down Clown, who immediately quits when he hears he's been accepted to law school. Elmo tries to do his act and fails to stay upside-down; he decides to give up on his dream. The chicken convinces him to "Keep on Cluckin'" and not give up. Elmo tries again and does a perfect hand-stand, and the crowd goes wild! (truncated theme song)
(First: Episode 4308)
Muppets Murray announces the sponsors.

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