Mucko Polo the Explorer
Air date January 16, 2016 (HBO)
September 14, 2016 (PBS)
Season Season 46 (2016)
Sponsors E, 6
Releases Elmo & Cookie Monster Supersized Fun


Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
4602 Cold Open
Cookie Monster uses his senses to explore a cookie.
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Elmo welcomes the viewer to another nice day on SESAME STREET, which sickens OSCAR very greatly as he emerges from his TRASH CAN. Soon, theyre joined by famous GROUCH explorer Mucko Polo (Alan Cumming), who is aided by a pair of GROUCHES who yell "Polo!" following the utterance of his firstname. Hes exploring SESAME STREET looking for GROUCHiness, though OSCAR tells him that his exploration is pointless; except for OSCARs TRASH CAN, there's absolutely nothing GROUCHY on SESAME STREET. Mucko thinks otherwise & sings about the GROUCHiness there is everywhere; you just have to look for it. Elmo wants to go exploring as well & they head off, with OSCAR reluctantly following.
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SCENE cont'd
The explorers arrive at Hooper's Store, where Alan has just prepared some pink, smiley face cookies. OSCAR believes he was right , while Mucko encourages his explorers to use their senses to find something. Elmo tastes 1 of the cookies & finds it YUCKY. It turns out that Alan used pepper in his recipe by accident. Elmo is rewarded with a stinky sticker.
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SCENE cont'd
Next, they head to the community garden, where Chris is doing some gardening. Abby poofs in to join them in their exploration. As they search around, they smell something awful - there'saskunk in the flowers! It sprays Chris, who immediately goes to take a bath. Mucko gives Abby a sticker as well, to OSCARs chagrin.
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SCENE cont'd
Over at the laundromat, Grover fixes up a washing machine for Nina. The explorersarrive & encourage OSCAR to use his own senses to find something GROUCHY. his hears a strange noise coming from the washing machine, which Grover apparently didnt fix fully. It tears up Mrs. Crustworthys favorite dress & starts spraying water everywhere. Mucko finally awards OSCAR a stinky sticker, dubbing him "OSCAR Polo" (which brings on the appearance of his "Polo!" posse).
Letter Dance Break

Dance Break E
Elmo & the gang introduce the letter of the day, E, w/ a song & dance.
(EKA: Episode 4517)

New audio is added at the end, with Elmo stating "E" is for "explore."

4526 Ocean
A woman explores the marine life around a sunken ship by Australia.
Grover & Elmo Pyramid
Grover & Elmo explore the jungle, looking for the Great Pyramid of Squeeza. Elmo has a model to refer to, but Grover mistakes a stone sphere & cube for the pyramid (all while taking selfies with them). They eventually find the pyramid, who comes alive to reveal why she’s called "Squeeza": she loves to be hugged.
Dance Break 6
Count von Count & friends sing & stomp to find the number of the day - 6.
Kids 6 Rocks
Kids discover a 6 in a pile of rocks.
Elmo the Musical

Elmo the Musical Guacamole 1

Elmo the Musical Guacamole 2
Elmo the Musical: Guacamole the Musical
Elmo imagines himself as Chef Explorer Elmo, who is stationed in the jungles of Nacho Pichu. He is greeted by The Queen of Nacho Picchu, who commissions him to find a dip for her large tortilla chip. Velvet recommends Elmo contact the Rhombus of Recipes, who provides him with directions to make guacamole. first, he visits the Valley of the Whistling Nose, where Nose McDonald helps him pick 14 avocados for the meal. Next, he heads to the Indiana Jones Temple of Spoons for some onion. Elmo takes a sample without measuring the 3 spoonfulls he needs & the temple begins to crumble. He measures the onion & magically gets a bowl of guacamole. He brings it back to the Queen, who doesn't like it...she loves it! They all celebrate by doing a guacamole dance. (edited)


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