Plot Samson meets Turbo Theo
Air date 2005


Picture Segment Description
Scene Samson is playing with a paper airplane outside his cave, when a bird tells him that the airplane looks good. The bird introduces himself as Turbo Theo, and he is going to fly really fast today for the very first time. Theo declares that he is gonna fly right now.
Scene Samson introduces Turbo Theo's first flight. But Theo is having problems taking off, so Samson shows him that he needs to jump. So Theo starts to jump and Samson declares that when he has jumped enough he will take off.
Scene Samson thinks they have jumped long enough and it's time that Theo should attempt to takeoff again. But Theo doesn't know when to start, so Samson counts down from three. Afterwards Theo thinks that he is gonna need more time and asks Samson to count from twenty or even better from 120. Samson starts to count down.
Scene Samson is nearing the end of the countdown, but when Samson reaches zero Theo decides that he has to sing a song before he flies off. So they start to sing a song about flying.
Scene Theo is a bit embarrassed about being a bird who doesn't know how to fly. Samson tells him that the birds he have seen flap their wings and he shows Theo how. Theo doesn't think it looks quite right, so he tries to show Samson how it's done and he ends up flying. And they sing another verse of the song they sang earlier. After the song Samson can't see Theo, then suddenly Theo tries to land on Samson, but that does not go so well. Samson suggests that Theo should practice his landings next and Theo agrees.

Known Segments

  • Ernie turns on the radio to hear his favorite exercise show, Get Moving. He encourages the viewer to do all the exercises he does, such as touching toes and jumping. Bert joins in, and has so much fun jumping that he doesn't notice that his favorite program, Pigeons in the News, is coming on.
  • The shy elephant, Emil, is the hero as a fire breaks out.
  • Elmo and Placido Flamingo sing a duet.

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