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Hurricane episodes to air September 12-16

Discussion in 'Sesame Street' started by alizakaila, Sep 3, 2005.

  1. Daffyfan2003

    Daffyfan2003 Well-Known Member

    I haven't seen today's ep yet, but the listings for my local station say it's the one where Elmo falls in love with Gina. I'm guessing that's what will air today where I live.
  2. abiraniriba

    abiraniriba New Member

    Hurricane is here in NYC

    Channel 13 started the Hurricane episodes today. My wife, my daughter and I were watching it this morning before the little one had to rush off to school and my wife noticed how much younger Miles was, I mentioned to her how they first ran this series in 2001 to help children deal with 9/11 (they figured a big wind knocking down Big Bird's nest would be easier for children to deal with than a couple of bad guys flying planes into it or something). As I was watching it I also noticed that the younger Miles is not as comfortable talking to the Muppet characters as the teenaged Miles is.
  3. Splurge

    Splurge Member

    Actually, the hurricane episodes aired in April or May of 2001 as a finale to the SS season at the time. The A&E documentary discussed how this series was planned ahead nearly a year in advance. This initial airing would be months before that horrific event.

    Having said that, the following season did make a special episode indirectly referring to 9/11 about firefighters, with an ending caption in dedication to some fallen firefighters close to the Sesame Workshop people. Caroll Spinney may have touched upon that in his book, but I'm not sure.
  4. Daffyfan2003

    Daffyfan2003 Well-Known Member

    Actually, I did get a hurricane episode today. You can disregard my last post. :)
  5. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    i just saw both espods of the hurican and i have to say this is the SS i rembered.the last one i cried when Bib bird saw his nest was destoryed i really felt sorry for him and was teary eyed. I really wish SS whould get back to the basic from and great storys that we all can relate to i even thought Elmos part in it was good and thats rare for me to even say that. i think they all worked hard on that one show it was really good and puts it out there that bad things do happen but friends can help. very pleased with it
  6. BooberFraggless

    BooberFraggless New Member

    I was wondering if anyone who is watching these shows could tell me what classic clips are in them. I would really appreciate it. Thanks
  7. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Do they air Sesame Street at different times during the day on your station? If they do, they are usually different episodes. Check it out.
  8. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    I've got them all on tape, so I can tell you ALL the clips shown on each episode...

    Part 1
    * Does Air Move Things (the top-hat guy gets blown away)
    * Ernie's Show and Tell: Ben's Homemade Weather Map
    * Alphabet song, where people and creatures dance to that letter that their names start with.
    * X (where the guy stamps X's on a paper, then they paint a giant X on screen).
    * The Giant X in the pool.
    * Spinning X (where they spin letters on a stick in front of a zooming background)
    * Mary Shamboom learns there's no place like home.
    * That stopmotion guy introduces the number of the day as 8.
    * Stolling Through the Garden Gate is Number 8
    * Danger Danger song
    * Prairie Dawn and Grover demonstate surprise.
    * What's the Good Word? A Plan, Plan, Plan song
    * Faye's X-Ray
    * X montage (those kids sing X over and over again while different X's are shown on screen, sorta of like M and Z)
    * Kids dance in 8 different colored squares
    * Clowns blowing horns 8 times
    * Another Season, Another Reason for Eating Cookies
    * Luxo Jr.: Up and Down
    * Noodles and Nedd: Shadow Puppets
    * Imagination (New Version)
    * There's an alligator in my room!

    Part 2
    * It's Alright to Cry song
    * My Sister and I Love to Play with Blocks
    * Share (Ernie and Elmo version)
    * Stopmotion Guy introduces the number of the day as 12
    * Sometimes Me Think "What is Friends?"
    * Grover and Rosita demonstate love
    * Jungle Quest for G
    * Art supplies make Big G and Little g
    * Kids demonstrate G
    * Kids talk about their favorite food
    * Renee Fleming sings a 5 opera
    * Cartoon about forward and backward
    * Faye plays piano in concert
    * Musical Fairytales: One Fine Face
    * Big G and little g printed on paper.
    * G, G, G, Gee you're Great G
    * I love art class
    * Noodles and Nedd: Leaf Paining
    * Flying 12's. (Sorta of like the flying letter in the park)
    * I forget what this one is called, but it's where all of those animated people and creatures reveal numbers, it's classic I know.

    Part 3
    * Flying Kids making a triangle
    * Some Ducklings Splashed at the Water's Edge
    * Grover's Weather Bulletin
    * 5 Waltzing Chairs
    * Chinese Acrobats Demonstate 5
    * Stick-Figure cartoon about 5
    * Feel-ines
    * Elmo and Robert DeNiro
    * Kids gathers in playground to make the letters of the alphabet
    * Elephants Never Forget
    * Important, You're Important
    * Lady discovers monumental N
    * The Thinker Thinks of N
    * Dance Myself to Sleep (Lion cartoon version)
    * Singing Fish Sings of 5
    * Space Cartoon of 5
    * Noodles and Nedd: Sharing the Blanket
    * Little Boy wrote a song about his baby sister, Elmo loves it.
    * N on Computer
    * N out of leaves

    Part 4
    * Take A Breath
    * Suzy Kabloozy Introduces the Dancing K at the Beach
    * Prairie Dawn and Big Bad Wolf demonstate K (obviously shot the same day as the actual episode)
    * Pink Panther and K
    * From Your Head
    * Batty the Dog makes pots
    * Suzy Kabloozy Introduces Prairie Dawn and Big Bad Wolf demonstrating 9
    * Big Things, Little Things
    * Suzy Kabloozy Introduces the Karate Alphabet
    * Making Paper Airplanes
    * That's Everybody's Song
    * Stopmotion Guy introduces 9
    * Underwater There's a 9
    * The Road is Hard, But I'm Gonna Get There
    * Suzy Kabloozy Introduces Flying K's.
    * Art supplies make Big K little k

    Part 5
    * The Island of Emotion
    * Whoopi Goldburg Helps Baby Bear with his anger
    * Me and U
    * 19 Chairs, 19 socks, 19 glasses off milk, etc
    * 19 Bears
    * Surprise (guy blows giant bubble)
    * Ernie's Show and Tell: Zaj sings "Skitter-Minky-Dinky Dink"
    * Aliens go up
    * U is for Underwear
    * Stop Motion Numbers (Where they come from underground all over the city)
    * 19 popped corn
    * Interpritive Dancing
  9. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    I forgot to mention, I liked the reference Big Bird made to Mr. Hooper when asking if Gordon packed the picture he drew. Incidentally I think Bird got the name right finally.

    Also, I wonder why Linda wasn't in the first episode with all the other humans but appeared later when building the nest.
  10. MuppetDude

    MuppetDude Active Member

    A few of these clips were cut/replaced in the 2004 airings (the ones currently used). Here are the changes:

    Show 3976

    "What's the Good Word? A Plan, Plan, Plan song" is replaced with "Picasso Faces Look at Happy" cartoon.

    Show 3977

    "Noodles and Nedd: Leaf Paining" is replaced by "Girl's Day at the Park" animation.

    Show 3978

    "Some Ducklings Splashed at the Water's Edge" was cut.
    "Chinese Acrobats Demonstate 5" and "Stick-Figure cartoon about 5" were replaced by "Penguins Five" (definitely a better change; this film's from 1969!) and "Woman Orders Five Tall Things" cartoon.
    "Lady discovers monumental N" is cut.
    "Large 'N' in Pool" is inserted after "Little Boy wrote a song about his baby sister, Elmo loves it".

    Show 3979

    "Suzy Kabloozy Introduces Prairie Dawn and Big Bad Wolf demonstrating 9" (aka Suzie Kabloozie Judge #9) was cut.
    "Making Paper Airplanes" is replaced with "Kids Dance, Sing, Draw, and Act".

    Show 3980

    "The Martians Discover a 'U'" was cut; it was after "My Friend 'U'".
  11. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Those of you who have seen the first hurricane episode or are going to see it, pay attention to Baby Bear talking to the Dinger while handing out flashlights. He says "Ring a dingle" (or something like that) when communicating to him. It is so funny.
  12. Kimp the Shrimp

    Kimp the Shrimp Active Member

    i got 3 days on dvd sofar
  13. MuppetDude

    MuppetDude Active Member

    Sounded like "Here you are, Dinger" to me.
  14. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    3 weeks

    I was just watching todays hurricane episode, and I noticed something interesting in Big Birds conversation with Granny. Granny told Big Bird that it would take her three weeks to fly to Sesame Street (and Big Bird was surprised when he heard how long it would take). In Follow That Bird, the truck driver told Big Bird that it would probably take him three weeks to walk to Sesame Street (after Big Bird thought it would take three hours). Could this have been a refference or a coincidence?

    Also, since Granny was offering to fly, does this mean that she can fly while Big Bird can't? I would think that an airplane would get her to Sesame Street faster than three weeks (unless she doesn't live in america).
  15. MuppetDude

    MuppetDude Active Member

    There's something I forgot to mention: in show #3978, the first segment was replaced by a "Triangles in the Neighborhood" film.
  16. mikebennidict

    mikebennidict New Member

    i hated it when BB started crying over the fact he didn't know how to build his own next. I can understand why he might be
    a little bit upset and even though he's toung I wish he would of just tried to figure it out without getting all emotional and it would of been a better example to everyone that when you're told to do or try something new, just do it or try to find out how to do so.
  17. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    No it was just before he said that. You can barely here it.
  18. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Yes, but that is what little kids do. You be a six year old whose house just got blown away from a nasty hurricane and try to put it back together. He was going to be fine obviously and the grown ups were constantly calming him. Thats just what happens to little kids.
  19. BEAR

    BEAR Active Member

    Also, I just noticed that in the second episode when they pan the street showing everyone cleaning after the hurricane, you can see Grover in the very back of the arbor area picking up things. He is easy to miss but it was so good to see him there.
  20. Censored

    Censored Well-Known Member

    Yes, I found the hurricane episode being shown again refreshing for a number of reasons. For one thing, I am currently displaced from my home in the Greater New Orleans area. Secondly, it was great to see them actually show an episode that is out of the current Sesame Street time. Granted, the hurricane episode was not very old, but a lot has changed since that time. When I first turned it on, I thought that they probably made a NEW hurricane epiosde for this recent disaster, but then I noticed that Luis and Maria still had their Fix-It-Shop! I beleive that the episode was originally made as a response to 9-11. It's a great episode because it tackles the serious issue of a disaster, but at the same time, it's not too frightening for children. I can't think of any time a major hurricane hit only one street in New York city, but it works perfectly in the imaginary children's world to understand real life.


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