Plot Hot air balloon (repeat of episode 2498)
Air date April 17, 2011
Season 39


Picture Segment Description
Cold Opening Wolle are in a bathtub in the control room, when the boss tells him that the kids want to see Sesamstrasse. Wolle are not surprised of course they want to watch Sesamstrasse, but when should it start. The boss tells Wolle that it should begin now, Wolle quickly pushes the red button and slips down in the bathtub again.
Scene Rumpel is putting the final touches on his hot air balloon he's building, so he can use it to get to a Grouch convention. He goes over to the store to see if he can find some food for the trip in Nils' refrigerator.
Scene While Rumpel is away, Nils comes by, wanting to ask him if he has any trash he wants to get rid of. Nils decides that Rumpel would propperly not miss a few of the worst looking items, so he puts a few things in the trash can among them are what Nils belives to be a old rag and a old basket, and he then hurries over to the trash truck.

Rumpel returns with his newly found suplies, to discover that his hot air balloon are missing. While Rumpel search for his air balloon, Nils walks by and Rumpel asks him if he have seen his hot air balloon. Nils then realizes that it was the hot air balloon he just threw away. They hurry over to the trash truck to see if they can rescue the balloon.

Scene Just as they get to the truck, the basket are going in and gets crushed. The trash man then starts to sing a song about what people throw away and Rumpel and Nils joins in.

After the song Nils gets an idea, he hurries away with a old box.

Scene Nils starts to use a sewing machine, and shortly after he shows Rumpel, that he made him a new hot air balloon. Rumpel are excited now he can get to the Grouch convention and he flies away.
Cartoon A fish wants to dance with the other fish but are pushed away.
Muppets Ernie has lost his Rubber Duckie and he calls Bert who are out of town for help. As Ernie get more upset he starts to jump up and down in the chair, and Bert can hear Rubber Duckie, Ernie notice the sound as well and looks under the cushion and finds the duck. He runs off to play with Rubber Duckie, forgetting to hang up the phone.
(EKA: Folge 2504)
Muppets Wolle interupts the boss as he are about to tell him to start the next segment, as Wolle are prepared for just that. Wolle releases the 1000kg wight that he has hung over the red button just for that.
Film Pia and Hannah shows how their street prepares for a party.
(First: Folge 2488)
Muppets At night, Humphrey sings a lullaby to Natasha.
Animation Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures: Ernie and Bert are pirates, looking for treasure on the open sea. They come to an island, where a monkey steals their map, and they have to swap Bert's clothes to get it back. They find a happy face, and dig up a treasure chest full of socks, which Bert finds exciting, but Ernie doesn't. Their lifeboat has floated away from the shore, so they use the treasure chest as a floating device and the socks as sails.
(First: Folge 2513)
Muppets Count von Count holds a counting class in his castle, where he teaches students the different ways they can count. The kids are very enthusiastic, but the Count goes too far when he forgets to dismiss class as he counts the school bell's rings.
(EKA: Folge 2484)
Muppets Wolle have disguised himself as a rocket as he want to take off, the boss are not to sure about that. Rocket Wolle takes off, but breaks up as it hits the roof of the control room and Wolle lands on the controls. The boss asks if he are alright, Wolle replies that he is but he thinks they might have a open skylight now.

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