Svenska Sesam
Plot The cast for the show has not arrived
Air date 1982

Picture Segment Description
Scene Pompom is putting up a new poster. However, he did not secure it well enough so it falls down. On the stage, the stage hands are preparing the props for the new show; Millejor tells them where to to put the various props. She decides to take a two minute break, when Dirren comes yelling "Where are my staff" and trips and wants Millejor to sing "Tulle lille". They notice smoke and Millejor fetches the firehose to put out the fire; however, it tuns out to be Pompom's dry ice. (YouTube)
Muppets Ernie wants to show Bert his ice-cube collection. The ice cubes were so cold that he had to put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door to "tear him fin-from-fin".
Cartoon Hansson is inside a block of ice. It melts and Fia Jansson appears from the puddle. (YouTube)
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Scene Millejor is sorting the script for the show, when Primadonnan startles her by asking where the script is. Millejor directs her attention to the pages on the floor. She the proceeds to read a love scene from the script aloud and she is so into it that she does not notice that Dirren comes to ask her a question, so she continue to read and hold Dirren tightly. Primadonnan interrupts and Millejor drops the script again and the pages are all over the stage. To make matters worse, Pompom decides to test the windmachine.
Cartoon Hansson and Fia Jansson are sitting in a boat. Hansson tries to blow on the sail to make them go with no luck, then Fia puts her propeller tail to work.
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Scene Primadonnan is upset that she can't rehearse the new show, so she says that they must help her. Luckily the resident pianist Mozart Gustafson is in place to help as well.
Muppets 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!"
Scene Primmadonan once again requesst that they help her reharse; after all they are responsible since her fellow cast members haven't arrived yet. They all hurry away, excpet for Dirren who tries to calm her down. Dirren agrees to help her.
Muppets Ernie plays the role of Bart, a farm boy who plants a flower. Herry Monster plays the sun, and a nervous Cookie Monster plays a cloud. Bert reluctantly plays the flower. When it is said that Bert made the leaves for his costume out of lettuce leaves, Cookie and Herry proceed to eat the leaves and rip the costume apart.
Cartoon Hansson plants some flower seeds; after watering them, they grow instantly and one of them grows into Fia Jansson
Artist: Owe Gustafson
Scene Primadonnan gives out the scripts for the various roles and they start the rehearsal. Primadonnan is furious after a disastrous rehearsal, and proclaims that she is the only one in the theater that knows great art.

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