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Sesame Podcasts

Discussion in 'Sesame Street' started by scarecroe, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    The newsest one, Sleep, debuted last week, but since the site update, no one could see it. Thankfully, I have iTunes. It has the following segments:
    • Happy and Healthy: Baby Bear prepares for a nap
    • Ernie and Bert sing about sleep (edited)
    • Film: A girl prepares for sleep
    • Cartoon: Noodles and Ned sleep (edited)
  2. Ilikemuppets New Member

    Boy! That a lot of sleeping.
  3. InvaderZim Member

    We're back to word on the street-starting with "Octagon"
    Note:the file size is 42.8MB,compared to 20-25MB for earlier podcasts.

    And goes for nearly 10mins-maybe we'll see more inserts.
  4. InvaderZim Member

    Podcast seems to be in widescreen and better quality video-looks a bit HD to me.

    Segments include:
    Animation:Different shapes are formed and explained-ending with a octagon.
    eg. a circle falls from a cliff into a ditch, then turns into a square, square turns into a trapezoid (pig takes bit out off the shape).

    Edited-with Octagon superimposed at the end.

    (A bit hard to explain the above segment-so that's best I could describe it as-if anyone could correct me, then that's OK.)

    Also what year is it from?

    Jack Black explains the word octagon (with Elmo)
    Ernie tries to buy a stop sign, with a green AM
    Rain, then a umbrella appears (which is shaped like octagon)
    Feist sings 1,2,3,4 (from episode 4161-I thought it would be included, seeing as this week Season 39 began)
    A promo for the new Sesamestreet.org site featuring Elmo,Chris, Cookie Monster and Twiddlebugs

    Also no sponser is seen during the opening and ending, and the word on the street (watch Sesame Street on PBS) bumper is in the middle, not at the end.

    Interesting mix of octagon themed inserts with 2 non-octagon themed inserts
  5. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    The ending with Feist and the website were basically promos for the news season adn site. With out them, the podcast was of normal length.
  6. Ilikemuppets New Member

    So it wasn't like that before?
  7. InvaderZim Member

    Yes-before this week, the podcast wasn't in a widescreen aspect ratio.
  8. Ilikemuppets New Member

    Well isn't that an improvement?
  9. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Here's the segment list for the newest one: "Subtraction".
    • What's the Word on the Street?: Subtraction
    • The Count subtracts lights (edited)
    • Animation: Strawberry subtraction
    • AM kids subract themselves (edited)
    It also has an edited version of the Sesamestreet.org ad.
  10. InvaderZim Member

    Sponser is back to American Greetings as of the "subtraction" episode.
  11. InvaderZim Member

    the animated segment from the ballet episode is reused for the pirouette episode,but with a Murray voice-over.
  12. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Description of "Pirouette".
    • What's The Word on the Street?: Pirouette
    • Grover and Ballet dancers show a pirouette
    • Cartoon: A ballet dancer spins around, revealing the word.
    • Cartoon: Ballet painting (Murray voice-over)
    • Film/Muppets: Various people spin
  13. InvaderZim Member

    Lorena and Lorna Feijóo are the ballet dancers.

    The ballet painting is from podcast for ballet-but now with a Murray VO as you said.
  14. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    The Week is "Laundromat".
    • WTWOTS: Laundromat
    • Anything Muppets sing "Do the Wash" (edited)
    • Animation: Clothes arrange themsleves (Murray voice-over)
    • Song: "At the Laundromat" (edited)
    • Ernie does the laundry (edited)
  15. Ilikemuppets New Member

    That a pretty old clip isn't it?
  16. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Yeah. It's odd how they use classic clips everywhere but the actual show.
  17. Ilikemuppets New Member

    Well, I'm just glad they are using them somewhere. Whew!:)
  18. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Here's a rundown of "Insect".
    • WTWOTS?: Insect
    • Jenny McCarthy explains insects
    • Cartoon: A girl recites a poem about a misquito on her wall (I think this is edited)
    • Film: Bees
    • Various shots of bugs, including Elmo, Telly and Baby Bear from the bug chorus sketch
  19. InvaderZim Member

    Haven't seen insect in iTunes just yet.
  20. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Here's the new link for the podcast: http://www.sesamestreet.org/podcasts

    This week is "Completment".
    • WTWOTS: Complement
    • Cartoon: A snake slinks by, with the word "complement" written on him
    • Hidi Klum and Elmo talk about complements
    • Ernie doesn't think he' special (edited)
    • A montage of complements by Grover, Cookie and Abby (some from the MUppet&Kid moments)
    • Montage: Kids paint an abstaract mural, Kids play with oversided chess pieces, a girl dances (Murray voice-over)

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