|Squirmadega Car Race|
|Air date||December 28, 2009|
|Season||SEASON 40 (2009-2010)|
| ||What’s the Word on the STREET?: Speedy|
| ||Chris serves his Uncle Gordon a sandwich, when a small race car zooms by on the counter multiple times, making it hard for him to put his plate down. OSCAR points out to them that SLIMEY is practicing for the Squirmadega Car Race today. Elmo rushes in, decked out in SLIMEY gear, excited for the race & Counting on SLIMEY to win. Chris sets him up by the front window to watch the race.|
| ||In the Arbor, announcer Jeff Gordon welcomes us to the race and announces the competitors. WORMS are Dale WORMhart Jr. (in car #1), Kyle Squish in car #2, Juan MUDtoya in car #3, Shawna Wiggleson in car #4 & finally SLIMEY in car #5.|
| ||Before the race begins, Carrie UnderWORM sings the "WORM Anthem". Jeff then shows what the race course will be: the WORM racers will go over the laundry basket, under the table, around the fire hydrant & through BIG BIRD’s legs.|
| ||As the race begins, the WORMS go over the laundry basket. Soon, car #1 falls into the basket and is taken out of the race. The WORMS then drive under the table, where car #2 gets a flat tire. As they drive around the fire hydrant, car #3 loses control & can’t stop going around. As the race comes to a close, SLIMEY misses BIG BIRD’s legs & drives into his toes instead (which tickles BIG BIRD), & Shawna wins. Elmo is disheartened about SLIMEY’s loss.|
| ||Back inside Hooper's Store, Elmo mopes. However, he & Gordon notice that SLIMEY is still driving his car around the counter. OSCAR tells them that WORMS’s not upset about losing - he did his personal WORM best &, with practice, may win the next race.|
| ||Brendan Fraser talks about the word speedy as he watches Grover run around fast, looking for a restroom.|
| ||Murray & the viewer practice flapping their "wings" for when Abby’s Flying Fairy School begins. He then plays "Bring Out Your L", asking people to show him any L words they have on them.|
| || Elmo sings about the L sound in the word "LEMON"|
Taken from SESAME STREET English
| ||Murray & Carson introduce Abby’s Flying Fairy School|
| || Abby’s Flying Fairy School|
Today, the students are growing their own plants. Abby, Blögg & Peck grow their own flowers, but Gonnigan has no luck, even when trying to shove Peck in his pot. His friends convince him to use magic to make it grow. He uses his "Gigantic Spell" & turns the plant into a large beanstalk that stretches to the sky, with Peck hanging on. Mrs. Sparklenose has them poof to the top to retrieve her. Once at the top, they discover a giant using Peck a tiny feather duster. They try to communicate, but they are not heard. They call Spot, who shows them images of ears. Abby makes Gonnigan perform his spell again, so they can be giants & talk to him. They grow to be as big as the giant & swap Peck for a large feather duster. Once back down in the classroom, they find Niblet has grown large by eating parts of the beanstalk.
| ||Jill Scott sings "We Are All Earthlings"|
| || Murray makes sure the viewer likes Ernie & Bert so they’ll enjoy Bert & Ernie’s Great Adventures when it comes, but first, he counts 5 of things.|
(with "Murray Has a Little Lamb" mention)
| ||Salty & Pierre, spicy detectives, find the number 5 as part of a doghouse.|
| ||Murray & the kids introduce Bert & Ernie’s Great Adventures.|
| || Bert & Ernie’s Great Adventures|
Ernie & Bert are now car mechanics & Ernie now has an affinity for being a singing car mechanic. A lady ostrich brings her car in & heads out. Ernie discovers the car moves when he sings, so he & Bert get in & make it fly by singing, but Ernie takes them on a treacherous trail. After landing back in the garage, the ostrich comes back & tries singing, but is horribly off-key. Bert actives the radio & she goes flying.
| ||Murray announces Elmo’s World is coming up, but first, he plays "Sounds of the Street". He hears the sounds of a saxophone, a drummer and a trumpet-playing rooster.|
| ||Zoe & Rosita ask Abby to conjure them up a pizza, but she instead makes a camel appear, who wants to be sent back to his habitat. An announce asks them to "Find That Habitat" & think of where he may live. Zoe thinks he lives on a mountain, so they send themselves there, but the camel can't stay up on the slippery mountain. Rosita suggests the desert, where he does live! They all then enjoy playing in the sand.|
| || Kids & animals alternate in passing letters over themselves, in an alphabet song.|
Artist: Karen Aqua
(First: Episode 3740)
| ||Murray & the kids introduce Elmo’s World.|
| ||Elmo’s World - "Fast & Slow"|
| ||Murray watches a large screen to announce the sponsors.|
- Frank Biondo’s Muppet caricature is seen selling T-shirts at the race.
- Bip Bippadotta is seen watching the race from the Laundromat.
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