Plot Bagpipes
Air date May 1, 2005


Picture Segment Description
Scene Nils is trying to play on a bagpipe, when Wolle passes by. He is having a hard time believing that such a weird thing can be used to play music, so Nils starts to play to prove it. Wolle is certain that the weird thing is attacking Nils, so he attempts to rescue Nils by attacking the bagpipe. Nils manages to convince Wolle that the bagpipe is not dangerous and that his teacher Glen is nearby. Wolle decides to stay close to protect Nils, just in case.
Muppets Lefty the Salesman sells Ernie some air, but when Ernie waves to Bert, wanting to show it to him, he drops it. According to Bert (who didn't know what Ernie had), "It couldn't have vanished into thin air." But Ernie sobs, "Yes, it could, Bert! It could!"
(EKA: Folge 0049)
Cartoon Dr. Annie Eyeball, PhD., looks at breathing.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Scene Nils' bagpipe teacher Glen arrives and gives him instructions on how to play, while Wolle looks on. After all, you have to be careful of those things; you never know when they could attack.
Film Closeups of a nose.
Muppets Guy Smiley promotes the use of "Air." He leads his marching band through the walls of a barber shop, every time someone there says a word out loud that rhymes with "air."
Cartoon A bear counts 5 clouds.
Scene Wolle attempts to talk with the bagpipes, with no apparent success. Meanwhile, Nils gets further instructions on how to play. Wolle comes to the conclusion that the bagpipes are not that bad after all, and then gets blown away by the air from Nils' bagpipe.
Cartoon A clown kid has to eat breakfast alone each morning while his parents practice their act. He starts to create an act with bread. He tries various things with some of the circus animals, and afterwards he invites them home for breakfast. When the parents come back, they discover that the kid and the animals have eaten all the bread. They decide that in the future they will eat breakfast together.
Muppets Oscar and Telly watch an all Grouch interpretation of Fiddler on the Roof.
Scene Glen shows Nils and Wolle a picture of a parade with bagpipes. Wolle decides that he wants to try that.
Cartoon A plane writes the letter H on the sky.
Muppets Kermit sings "The Frogs in the Glen."
Scene Wolle takes the lead as the drum major in the Sesamstrasse bagpipe parade.

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