Sesame Street
Math Magic
(repeat of 4166)
Air date December 22, 2018 (HBO)
September 5, 2019 (PBS)
Season Season 49 (2018-2019)
Sponsors M, 3

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
4623-ColdOpen
COLD OPEN The Great Groverini tries to magically make a rabbit appear from his hat, but nothing seems to work. The cranky rabbit tells him to keep it down; she's trying to sleep.
(First: Episode 4623)
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SCENE 1 Chris serves snacks to Big Bird, Elmo and Rosita, then welcomes the viewer to Sesame Street. Elmo asks for a banana, to which Chris replies "You just said the magic word!" -- which cues the grand entrance of Max the Magician (Will Arnett), who has some "real" magic tricks to display ...
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SCENE 1
cont'd
For his first trick, Max produces two scarves, then another one, making them three scarves. Everyone is amazed and wants to know how he did the trick - except for Chris, who already knows. Max doubts that Chris knows his secrets, but Chris explains that the "trick" was done using something called "addition." He demonstrates it himself by adding one and two glasses of milk to make three.
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Max has another trick up his sleeve: he displays five cards, then makes each of them disappear, one by one, by "discarding" them, until they become zero cards. Once again, Chris is able to explain the trick with something called "subtraction," using straws to demonstrate.
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Max has one more trick, which he needs a volunteer for: he displays a rope, which Big Bird holds one end of, and turns it into two pieces, by cutting it with a pair of scissors. To Max's great detriment, Big Bird figures out that the trick was done with something called "division," and tries it on one of his birdseed breadsticks.
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Max has no more tricks up his sleeve, but he vows to return one day with some tricks that will really impress everyone. With a whirl of his cape, he poofs out of sight -- a trick which not even Chris can figure out!
S47-LetterSong

4827-Letter
Muppets Abby Cadabby leads the gang in a song to introduce the letter of the day - M.
(First: Episode 4827)
4906-MagicBoy
Film M is for Magician: A boy offers magic tricks with fruit popsicles.
FoodieTruck-Jelly01

FoodieTruck-Jelly02
Muppets Cookie Monster's Foodie Truck
The truck receives a special order from the Amazing Mumford, who wants a peanut butter and jelly sandwich before he does his magic act. The monsters discover they're out of jelly and drive off to the farm to see how it gets made. Once the sandwich is made, Mumford attempts his act, but his rabbit makes off with his sandwich.
4705-Number
Muppets Cookie Monster and friends sing as they wait for the number of the day, which is how many cookies are being baked for him (to eat). Today's number is 3.
(First: Episode 4705)
4906-Threes
Film A girl talks about her "breakfast magician" dad, who makes breakfast for 3 kids.
ETM-Repair02
Muppets Elmo the Musical: Repair Monster the Musical (edited)
(First: Episode 4410)
4906a
SCENE 2 Elmo, Rosita, and Big Bird are now eating inside Hooper's Store, and prepare to do some magic of their own by making their snacks disappear.
PBSoutro4
Outro (PBS) Cookie Monster, Rosita and a girl dance fast and slow.


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