Picture Summary / First Appearance Description
Twiddlebug Mystery
Episode 0178
Sherlock Hemlock tries to figure out why there is a mess outside. He speculates that the Twiddlebugs made a mess after a Twiddlebug dance. Prairie is addressed as "Penelope" in this sketch.
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Episode 0182
Gordon observes Prairie Dawn spelling out the word DANGER. She defines the term and explains that she's placed it there because a piano has just been dropped out of the fifth story window next to them.
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Episode 0193
Some AM kids get ready to play baseball. A Fat Blue boy brings a bat, Prairie Dawn brings a glove, and a Lavender boy brings a catcher's mask. A Hot Pink boy brings a hockey stick, and a tennis racket, before producing a box... which holds the baseball.
Episode 0199
Prairie Dawn explains to Herry Monster about the similarities and differences between three shoes.
Haunted House
Episode 0252
Prairie Dawn and a Little Anything Muppet named Walter enter an old house. Walter says that it's a haunted house, but Prairie comforts him by saying it's just an old house. He gets scared by all of the spooky sounds he hears and Prairie has a explanation for all of them. When they spot a little mouse Prairie gets scared and runs away, while Walter tells the mouse not to be scared.
What's My Letter
Episode 0370
Guy Smiley hosts a game show where the contestant must guess what the secret letter is. Today's letter is E with contestant Prairie Dawn.
What Is It?
Episode 1042
Game show panelists Grover, Biff and Prairie Dawn must guess what mysterious object Little Sammy Pottle has brought into the studio (a red rubber ball) while blindfolded.
The Triangle is Right
Episode 2185
The object of the game is to answer every question with "a triangle" as the answer. Contestant Prairie Dawn has little patience for this format.
Squeal of Fortune
Episode 2331
Pat Playjacks hosts "Squeal of Fortune". Contestants Count von Count and Prairie Dawn must guess how many happy squeals a pig will make as it rotates with a giant wheel.
What's Prairie's Problem
Episode 2466
Guy Smiley hosts "What's Prairie's Problem?" in which contestants try to figure out why Prairie Dawn can't use one of her senses (i.e., which part of her face is covered).
Episode 2556
The Count invites the Countess to his castle to watch their favorite show, "twentysomething", where a couple (played by themselves) and Prairie Dawn learn that "twentysomething" is not a number.
Help in Space
Episode 2862
Astronaut Prairie Dawn floats on a space shuttle, when Elmo pops up out of nowhere, offering to help her. He soon learns that there is no need for a policeman, a construction worker, or a farmer in space (unless there's a cow).
Singin' in the Rain
Episode 2961
Prairie Dawn directs Grover in the movie Singin' in the Rain, however it never rains when it should.
Here is Your Life: Milk
Episode 3384
Prairie Dawn is about to have a glass of milk when Sonny Friendly enters her kitchen to present a reunion for her Glass of Milk, with visits from Bossy the Cow, the grass, the Sun, and the rain.
Naming an S-Word
Episode 3551
Prairie Dawn gives Grover 15 seconds to say an "S" word, but Grover has trouble concentrating due to the ticking of the clock.
Sesame Street Open
Episode 3620
Prairie Dawn referees for the "Sesame Street Open", where Cookie Monster and Herry compete by opening various things.
The Little Blonde Scientist Show
Episode 3625
Prairie Dawn demonstrates how air moves things, with a some leaves, a feather, and her lunch bag - all of which the wind blows away, along with Prairie. "Who's working the wind machine?!"
In later airings of the sketch, the title card and voiceover are changed to "Prairie Dawn, Scientist."
Getting Dirty
Episode 3783
Prairie Dawn asks Maria if she grew up thinking that little girls shouldn't do things that would get them dirty, like playing in leaves. Maria says she didn't, and always believed in having fun when she was a kid. Right then and there, Prairie frolics in a pile of leaves.
30-Second Surprise
Episode 3892
Grover demonstrates "surprise" with Prairie Dawn in thirty seconds.
Girl Talk
Episode 3897
Prairie Dawn hosts "Girl Talk," where she and her special guest, Margaret Cho, compete to see who has the heaviest thing in their backpack. They each pull out letters of the alphabet, but Prairie finally pulls out a piano and plays the Alphabet Song.
Amazing Animal Tricks
Episode 3942
Prairie Dawn hosts "Amazing Animal Tricks" with guest Old MacDonald, who has brought his cow. The cow plans on saying the alphabet, but all she does is moo, while MacDonald translates (much to Prairie's disappointment).
The Letter K
Episode 3979
Prairie Dawn comes across a letter K sitting on the wall. At that moment, the Big Bad Wolf comes along to blow the letter K away, much to Prairie's chagrin.
The Number 9
Episode 3979
On the wall once again, the Big Bad Wolf is about to blow the number 9 away. This time Prairie Dawn manages to intervene and orders him not to do so, but cannot prevent him from blowing away her instead.
Jack Be Nimble
Episode 4107
Reporting for Nursery Rhyme News: Prairie Dawn finds out that Jack be Nimble is too tired to jump over the candlestick, until he eats a healthy breakfast.

American I
Episode 4142
Prairie Dawn hosts American I, where contestants compete to be the best letter I. Rosita, Oscar the Grouch and a dog serve as the judges. The first two contestants are a letter B and a letter W, whom the judges all agree should be the next American I. Prairie can hardly believe this. The final contestant actually is the letter I, whom the judges all reject. Frustrated, Prairie yells "It should be the American I, do you hear me?? I, I, I, I, Iiiiiii!" which causes the judges to crown Prairie as the winner, even though she's not even a letter. Oscar: "That's what makes it so right!" A flattered Prairie accepts the award.
Orange is the New Snack
Episode 4604
Prairie stars as "Piper Snackman," who introduces a new snack - oranges - into Litchfield Academy.

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