Sesame Street
You Can Do It, Elmo
(repeat of 4309)
Air date February 29, 2020
Season Season 50 (2019-2020)
Sponsors B, 11


Picture Segment Description
COLD OPEN Grover tries introducing today's theme of balls, but is interrupted by what he calls a "round-bouncy-thing," unaware that it's actually a ball.
(First: Episode 4705)


SCENE 1 Elmo welcomes the viewer, explaining he's going to play basketball today. He shows Leela how he's prepared; he has his special shirt, special ball and a healthy snack for energy. Abby appears, finding Elmo having trouble getting his shirt on. Since her mommy helped Cinderella get dressed for the ball, Abby helps Elmo in the same way and offers to become his fairy godmother. She also un-peels his banana and un-spills his glass of milk. Before Elmo heads off to play, she gives him a magical teeth brushing.
SCENE 1 cont'd Elmo and Abby go to the hoop and Elmo shows her how the game works. He throws the ball and misses the hoop. He tries again with the same results, upsetting him. Fairy Godmother Abby has an idea and enchants his ball so that it goes in the hoop each time. Elmo is glad the ball goes in the hoop, but finds something's missing, something Abby can't conjure up for him.

SCENE 1 cont'd Leela returns and they tell her what's happened thus far. Leela has an idea as to what Elmo's not feeling and has Abby change the ball back. She shows Elmo how to properly throw the basketball and explains that if he misses, he just has to keep practicing. Elmo makes a basket and finally finds what was missing - the feeling of pride. He and his friends sing about his newfound pride.
Muppets Big Bird's Road Trip
Big Bird and Elmo watch a video from Olive in Taos, New Mexico.

Muppets Elmo and friends sing and clap as they find out the letter of the day - B.
(First: Episode 5002)
Film B is for Balls: Children show off different types of balls.
(First: Episode 4705)
Cartoon Abby's Amazing Adventures
Abby and Rudy compete against a pair of chickens in a game of mini-golf.
Muppets Elmo and Abby pose as astronauts and sing about finding the number of the day by counting Martians. Today, there are 11.
Cartoon Eleven balls are counted.
Muppets Elmo's World: Balls
(First: Episode 5012)
SCENE 2 Elmo still feels proud, while his basketball comes to life and signs off.

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