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Plot OSCAR & the "Martian Family Song"
Air date FEBRUARY 28TH, 1995
Season Season 26 (1994-1995)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Sponsors L, Q, 6

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Picture Segment Description
3164 z c
Muppets
Song: "Martian Family (Yip Yip Song)"
3337 a
SCENE 1
Maria passes by OSCARs TRASH CAN, singing the previous song to herself. She can’t recall the source of it, believing it was in a dream she had. OSCAR doesn’t want to hear it, even as she & Luis start singing it together.
4130 m
Song
"Doing the Family Thing"
1576 l
Cartoon
"The Little Letter L: A Poem By Louise"
Artist: Bruce Cayard
L is for Low
Muppets / Celebrity
Samuel Ramey performs "L is for Low"
1845 p
Cartoon
Speech Balloon: L--Loud
Gilberto bricks
Film
Gilberto, who lives in Central America, learns how bricks are made.
Make Waves 1
Muppets
Baby Tooth & the Funky Funk: "Make Waves"
Part 1
3337 b
SCENE 2
Maria, Luis & Gabi pass by singing the song some more & OSCAR wants them to stop, claiming the song doesn’t work because Gabi isn’t a baby anymore. Luis whips out a baby picture from his wallet & they remember how she was when she was little. They promise not to sing the original song anymore, instead changing the lyric to "big kid."
3142 w
Song
JERRY NELSON sings "I'm the Big One Now"
3960 n
Cartoon
Rap #6
3141 o
Film
6 children dance in a colorblock grid.
1 thru 6 takeaway
Animation
The numbers 1 - 6 are carried away &/or demolished by construction equipment.
A good day
Film
A 3-year-old African boy narrates a film about a day in his life.
Make Waves 2
Muppets
Baby Tooth & the Funky Funk: "Make Waves"
Part 2
(EKA: Episode 3123)


Zoo Escape
Cartoon
A crocodile, snake, & kangaroo all cooperate to escape from the zoo & get ice cream.
Bongos
Film
Kids play bongo drums loud & soft.
Can Read 1

Can Read 2
Cast
A remake of "Can Read" with Mr. Handford reading a recipe, Rosita reading a letter from her abuela, & Ruthie reading a box label.
Monster newspaper
Cartoon
A man demonstrates what newspapers are made of, & finds an ad for "One slightly used monster."
I'm a Polar Bear
Song
"I’m a Polar Bear"
Teeny Little Super Guy Swing
Animation
Teeny Little Superguy : 2 little boys are fighting over who get to use the swing so Teeny Little Superguy shows them how to share.
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
Cartoon
3 characters try to watch a baseball game over a fence, then cooperate by stacking their blocks.
Make Waves 3
Muppets
Baby Tooth & the Funky Funk: "Make Waves"
Part 3
(EKA: Episode 3123)


Begin Trombone
Cartoon
Beginning / middle / end: a beatnik follows a trombonist's note through a long horn.
Artist: Frank Gresham
Cookbook
Muppets
KERMIT describes the beginning, middle & end using a cookbook with assistance from Cookie Monster.
Horse sound
Film
What sound does a horse make?
Colambo Tom Piper's Son
Muppets
Colambo interrogates Tom Pipers Son for info about a missing pig.
Animal Footsteps
Cartoon
An elephant, a zebra, a hedgehog, an ostrich, a frog & a ladybug create a rhythm with their footsteps.
3337 c

3337 d
SCENE 3
Baby Bear, Mama Bear & Papa Bear stroll by, also singing the song & annoying OSCAR. They continue on their way to the arbor for a round of basketball, when they bump into Gordon, Susan & Miles, who are about to do the same. They all decide to play together, while singing the song of course.
Boy's family portrait
Film
A boy dances his way into his family’s portrait.
1186 c
Cartoon
I Love You, in American Sign Language
Artist: Steve Finkin
Make Waves 4
Muppets
Baby Tooth & the Funky Funk: "Make Waves" Part 4 (EKA: Episode 3123)


3142 d
Cartoon
Fish swim to form Q & q.
Two-Headed Monster Quiet
Muppets
The Two-Headed Monster observes the letter Q, then the word QUIET.
(EKA: Episode 2538)


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Animation
Sand Q / q.
Big Bird Michael Chang
Muppets / Celebrity
BIG BIRD & tennis star Michael Chang play tennis together & tie their shoes.
Chickens trees
Cartoon
A pig sings "There Are Chickens in the Trees" until a rooster tells him that chickens don't live in trees.
Artist: Jeff Hale
3337 e
SCENE 4
Angela, Jamal, Kayla, the Three Bears, the Robinsons & the Rodriquezes are gather around OSCARs TRASH CAN & sing the song together. OSCAR demands they cut it out & they respect his wishes & head off on their separate ways.
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SCENE 4 cont'd
Just when OSCAR finally gets some peace, the Martian family materializes on his TRASH CAN LID & sings the song.
L is for Laugh
Cartoon
L for Laugh
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
Wegman dogs L
Film
Wegmans dogs form the letter L.
Square song
Cartoon
The Four Squares sing "Its Hip To Be a Square".
Artists: Vincent Cafarelli & Candy Kugel
City Squares
Film
Looking for squares in the city (Maria voiceover)
Cat dog toon
Cartoon
2 kids argue over a cat and a dog, who chase each other around the fence.
SH dinner
Muppets
Guy Smiley hosts a dinner for all things that begin with the sound SH. Guests include a shirt, a shrieking shovel, a shepherd, & a shark.
Leaves SH
Cartoon
Leaves form a SH.
3337 g

3337 h
SCENE 5
OSCAR & IRVINE assemble to perform their own GROUCHY interpretation of the "Martian Family Song" for the Rodriquezes. The family then announces the sponsors.

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