Plot "Ask OSCAR" Show
Air date September 1st, 2006
Season Season 37
Sponsors B, 3
Releases Online Streaming


Picture Segment Description
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It's time to "Ask OSCAR!" After the Oinker Sisters sing the theme song, Telly reads off a letter by Little Ricky Roma inquiring what the round fasteners on his jacket are called. Being a GROUCH, OSCAR refuses to answer the question, & disappears into his TRASH CAN to clean his elephant.
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STORY, cont'd
Telly walks over to the Fix-It Shop, where Maria is supervising Natasha. He explains his problem, & suggests a plan to have OSCAR answer Ricky's question.
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STORY, cont'd
Telly, Maria, & Natasha congregate in front of OSCARs TRASH CAN. When OSCAR asks what's going on, Maria explains that she's teaching Natasha new "B" words such as "baby," "booties", & "bonnet". After pointing out Natasha's buttons, she calmly asks OSCAR what they're called...but he refuses. Maria motions to tell Little Ricky the answer to his question herself, but Telly halts her & suggests another idea to make OSCAR do so.
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STORY, cont'd
Telly explains his predicament to Alan in Hooper's Store, & begins to explain his new plan.
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STORY, cont'd
Alan walks over w/ Telly to OSCARs TRASH CAN, holding a tray & trash bag. After Telly cues the show intro, OSCAR pops out & inquires once again what's going on. Alan mentions that he was throwing trash away & wanted to know if Oscar would like it for his collection. OSCAR turns the offer down, but is intrigued when Alan suggests playing a game w/ the TRASH.
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STORY, cont'd
Alan sings "3 of These Things", pointing out the contents of the tray. OSCAR correctly isolates the food scraps from the button, but once again refuses to identify it. Baby Bear walks by, however, & Telly follows him.
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STORY, cont'd
Telly explains the circumstances to Baby Bear, & suggests a plan involving paint.
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STORY, cont'd
Baby Bear has painted a picture of a button with Telly’s head poking through. After leading him back to OSCARs TRASH CAN, Baby Bear calls for help. When Oscar appears, Baby Bear explains that his accomplice was once attached to a jacket & couldn't remember what he was called. When OSCAR still refuses to help, Telly suggests indignantly that he simply doesn't know.
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STORY, cont'd
After the 2 leave, OSCAR discretely whispers that "they're buttons." Telly overhears, however, & Ricky's question is answered at last! OSCAR groans, & the others sing the "Ask OSCAR" theme song several times over.
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"I'm Curious" (new sound effects added)
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
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The Letter of the Day Games - Cookie Monster finds 3 items starting with the letter "B" in 1 minute: A banana, balloons that lift him away, & a bathtub in which Prairie Dawn is washing.
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Alphaboy: B - Balogna on a bumpy bicycle ride.
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A farmer wishes he were a letter of the alphabet, & sings "If I Were the Letter B" in parody of "If I Were a Rich Man" from Fiddler on the Roof
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Jane Tuesday eats a tasty blueberry in the Case of the Letter B.
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Healthy food song: Milk
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Cookie Monster & Wyclef Jean sing "Healthy Food".
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Mannequins in a store window dance.
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Muppet & Kids Moments:
Grover asks Amaya what people should eat to keep healthy.
Ernie & Bert sing What's the Name of That Song?
Ernie & Bert - Ernie keeps Bert awake at night singing "What's the Name of That Song"
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Edgar Turtle sings "Hey Diddle Diddle."
Artist: Jeff Hale
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"This is the Game Today"
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"1 of These Things" 3 pineapples & 1 watermelon.
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Bouncing ball
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"1 of These Things": Four hats.
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Global Grover England
Global Grover - Grover returns from England & is ready to play a new game. In his film, a child learns how to play cricket in London. Afterward, Grover plays cricket with a cricket.
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The Number of the Day: 3
A remake of the Number Song Series brings forth 3.
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An animated farmer & woodworker sings "3 is My Favorite Number".
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3 kids dance for the number B.
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3 fish
Elmo's World Games
Elmos World "Games"
Trash Gordon (Planet Triangle) 1
The Adventures of Trash Gordon
Chapter 538
On Planet Triangle, TRASH finds himself taunted by its residents until playing his triangle.

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