Plot Cook off
Air date November 27, 2005

Picture Segment Description
Scene Pferd introduces a very special guest: the professional chef Thorsten Topf. Thorsten tells Pferd that he will cook spaghetti with tomato sauce. Pferd thinks it sounds like a real feast and want to help out, so Thorsten puts a chef hat on Pferd. Thorsten then starts to prepare the spaghetti. Rumpel comes by and is told that Thorsten is going to make tomato sauce and spaghetti. Rumpel starts to argue with Thorsten, claiming that shoelaces in a sauce made from a shoe is a lot better. Rumpel then declares that Pferd has to judge which one of them is the best chef.
Muppets Ernie opens his lunchbox and finds that half of his chicken salad sandwich is missing. Sherlock Hemlock, the world's greatest detective, investigates this fiendish crime. It turns out that Sherlock himself ate half of Ernie's sandwich.
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Cartoon The Great Inventors Series: John Montague, Earl of Sandwich, invents a new type of food that can be eaten while playing cards.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
Scene Rumpel goes off to prepare his dish. Meanwhile, Pferd is impressed with the boiling salt water.
Muppets Mr. Johnson wants a hamburger, but Grover strongly suggests that he order the tomato surprise instead. Mr. Johnson relents, and asks for the tomato surprise, only to find that it means a giant, talking tomato will be dining with him. Surprise!
Film Two girls of Turkish ancestry are cooking a Turkish dish.
Scene Right after Thorsten has put the spaghetti in the boiling water, he and Pferd are covered in smoke coming from Rumpel's kitchen. The smoke turns out to be coming from the shoe he is preparing for his dish. As Pferd comes over to him, Rumpel starts to sing about his dish and Thorsten joins in singing about his dish.
Cartoon Nudel (noodle) and Holz (wood). Combine the two and you get a Nudelholz (rolling pin).
Muppets Rosita and Elmo demonstrate "Friendship".
Song "The Pasta Song"
Scene Pferd has returned to Thorsten, who is now making the sauce, and says how well things are going with Rumpel and that his dish is looking really good. Thorsten acts like he doesn't care. Pferd goes over to Rumpel again and tells him about how well everything is going with Thorsten and how delicious his dish is looking.
Cartoon Noodles & Nedd: Noodles tries to get Nedd's attention so he can be fed.
Muppets Kermit describes the beginning, middle and end using a cookbook with assistance from Cookie Monster.
(EKA: Folge 1127)
Song "Salt, My Salt"
Scene Pferd tastes both dishes and is impressed with both of them, and while Rumpel and Thorsten argue about who is the best chef, Pferd eats the leftovers.

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