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Sesame Street
Numeric Con
Air date September 18, 2014
Season Season 45 (2014-2015)
Written by Christine Ferraro
Sponsors A, 0
Releases Elmo's Super Numbers (with extra scenes)


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN What's the Word on the Street?: Flexible
SCENE Elmo and Leela welcome the viewer to a very special day. Sesame Street is housing the biggest number convention - Numeric-Con, where everyone celebrates their favorite number characters. Elmo is posing as The Dark Nine and Leela dresses as her favorite, Princess Three-ah, complete with three hair buns. They show off a list of things Elmo wants to do at the convention and head off to the first thing...

SCENE cont'd ...which is a sneak peek at the new Doctor Two, as introduced by Mando. Doctor Two appears in his Two-dis, having brought some aliens with him (including the Martians and beings based on the Daleks and Cybermen). However, there's so many he can't keep track and doesn't have time to count them all. One attendee declares this the worst convention ever. The Dark Nine jumps into action and saves the day by counting the alien pairs by twos. The Doctor is grateful and Elmo and Leela head off to do the next thing on his list.


SCENE cont'd Leela and Elmo show off the photo they took with the Fantabulous Four (featuring Alan substituting for Disappearing Girl) and go to the next item on Elmo's list - get an autograph. They find themselves in line for Fiverine, who happens to be Chris' favorite hero. The critical attendee shows off his copy, which is comprised of five lines from Fiverine's five-crayon glove (it allows him to sign with super speed). Chris gets so excited to shake Fiverine's hand that he breaks all the crayons, preventing him from signing any more. The Dark Nine has a solution - with one crayon, he can make a number 5 instead. His idea works and Chris is given the first version.

SCENE cont'd Elmo's last Numeric-Con goal, and his most important, is to count to 10 with his favorite hero - the Green Lan-ten. The hero they find is instead the Green Four-net, who claims the two get confused all the time. He tells them the Green Lan-ten was just seen hitching a cab home. Elmo gets upset and Leela convinces him to change his plan and "Be Flexible." Elmo heeds her advice and changes his plan.

SCENE cont'd Elmo's new plan is to count with an equally-great number character - Cap-ten Kirk. The two count to 10 in typical Shatner fashion. Elmo and Leela sign off, having had a great day at Numeric-Con!
Muppets / Celebrity Zachary Quinto and Grover demonstrate the word flexible by having flexible frames of mind and bending some objects, including their own legs.

Muppets Murray Has a Little Lamb
Murray is trying to write his own comic book, but isn't sure what to write about. Ovejita appears in a cape and leads him to Comic and Cartooning School. Murray learns about some of the superheroes the kids have made and becomes inspired to make his superhero look like himself. He begins brainstorming and cues the next segment.


Muppets Cookie's Crumby Pictures presents Star S'mores (Rated SC: For Self-Control)
Cookie Monster plays Flan Solo, who must rescue the Princess Parfaita, who is in the hands of the evil galactic empire. Aiding Flan are Luke Piewalker and Chewie the Cookie. Flan can't help but try to munch on Chewie, so Luke suggests they find someone to help control himself. They find Only One Cannoli, who recommends he "use the four" - counting to four to calm himself down. Flan tries it, but still finds himself hungry for Chewie. They then visit a swamp, where Groda (played by Grover) suggests he take his mind off cookies by singing. Flan tries that too, but still hungers for Chewie. The crew find themselves at the headquarters of Darth Baker, who turns out to be Luke's father and offers another strategy - Flan should pretend Chewie is something else. Flan dresses Chewie up like his grandmother; he'd never eat his granny. The team rescues Princess Parfaita, who rewards Flan with her cookie hairdo.

Muppets Elmo and the gang introduce the letter of the day, A, with a song and dance.
Film A for Astronaut, featuring Soichi Noguchi.
(First: Episode 4225)
Film Astronaut Alex goes on a letter A adventure in space.
(First: Episode 4418)
Muppets Back at Cartooning School, Murray sees the different kinds of superheroes the kids are drawing. Ovejita joins the fun and draws a super lamb hero. Murray comes up with his super hero - Jump Shot, who can jump higher than anyone in the world.


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Muppets / Animation Abby's Flying Fairy School
It's "Choice Time" at the Flying Fairy School. While Gonnigan and Blogg go tot he block corner to make the largest block tower, Abby watches a new online adventure of Super Fairy, her hero. She invites her friends to watch, but they're more interested in their blocks. She magically makes Super Fairy appear in the classroom, hoping the two will appreciate Super Fairy like she does. Super Fairy appears, acting conceited and full of herself. She hands Abby an autograph, then plans to give some to Gonnigan and Blogg, but they don't even notice her. With Abby and Mrs. Sparklenose's help, Super Fairy tries to get them to like her, but ends up knocking their tower over each time. It's not until she helps them out that they decide to be friends with her.
(First: Episode 4258)
Muppets Count von Count and friends sing and stomp to find the number of the day - 0, so the Count stomps 0 times.
Cartoon A song praises the super hero Zero, who saves the day by eliminating problems.
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.
(First: Episode 4403)
Cartoon "ABC Space Song"
(First: Episode 4322)

Muppets Back at Cartooning School, the kids show off some of their superhero stories. Ovejita's is about her super lamb saving Murray from a moon-cheese man. Murray recites his story - Jump Shot spots a little lamb (Ovejita) on a mountain and saves her with his mighty jumping abilities. Murray even brings his own costume.


Muppets Elmo the Musical: Pizza the Musical
Today, Elmo imagines himself as a Space Pizza Delivery Monster, set to deliver the number 10 special to Mars. As he nears the moon, he loses 6 slices due to the lack of gravity. A shooting star then penetrates his ship and Elmo uses another slice to cover the hole. As he reaches Mars, he is stopped by Darth Chicken, who entraps his ship with his laser beams. Elmo uses the remaining 3 slices to plug up the lasers and send the chicken away. On the planet's surface, Elmo apologizes to the Martians for the empty box. The Martians do not mind; they want it for the "Pizza Box Dance."
(First: Episode 4305)
Muppets Murray announces the sponsors.

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