OSCAR the Kind
Air date May 26, 2018 (HBO)
October 1, 2018 (PBS)
Season Season 48
Written by Ken Diego
Sponsors K, 11


Street Scenes
Picture Segment Description
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Grover tries introducing today’s theme of kindness, while Elmo acts kind toward him, making him lose his train of thought.
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Baby Bear welcomes the viewer as he & Rudy read Kind Kalima, a book about a kind hippo. They are inspired to do something kind for someone, but OSCAR tells them to buzz off & leave him alone, especially when he’s not feeling well. They don’t think that is a kind thing to do, so they ask him what kind thing they can do for him. He repeats they should leave & starts feeling stranger because of his cold.
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The two wish they had a figure like Kind Kalima to teach them ways to be kind, when OSCAR emerges from his TRASH CAN. Now with a much chipper attitude & speaking entirely in rhyme, he takes them to see something kind.
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Elmo’s frisbee is stuck in a tree & is taken aback when OSCAR cheerfully greets him. He climbs up the tree & fetches the frisbee, then hands it back to Elmo with a happy song. Elmo assumes Rudy’s done something with Abby’s wand again, but Baby Bear explains OSCAR just came out of his TRASH CAN like this. They then see him wiping down a dirty window at Hoopers Store & holding the door open for Chris, who is very surprised by OSCAR’s actions.
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OSCAR shows how taking care of plants is kind too & the others join in on his kind song. GRUNDGETTA happens by wondering why OSCAR is up despite not feeling well. He responds by hugging her. He leads the others off for more kind lessons, while GRUNDGETTA tries to figure out why OSCAR’s acting so nice.
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OSCAR gives the boys a lesson on the golden rule & shows how easy it can be. He sees "Zoe-kins" without a dance parter, so he puts on a tutu & dances with her. The others join in & sing in his song.
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GRUNDGETTA asks Chris if he’s seen OSCAR anywhere. She’s just consulted a GROUCH medical book & finds that OSCAR has come down with a case of "kind-itis," which makes GROUCHES feel nice & kind. They find OSCAR hosting a tea party for Mrs. Crustworthy & the boys. GRUNDGETTA tells OSCAR that she’s taking him back over to his TRASH CAN until he feels well again & assures everyone else he’ll be back to his old GROUCHY self soon (it’s a 24-hour bug). Baby Bear, Rudy & Elmo, having learned much about kindness today from "Kind OSCAR", offer to help clean the party up for Mrs. Crustworthy.
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Kindness Cam
Elmo replays an extended clip from the street story, followed by a film clip of kids in a similar situation.
Letter Dance Break

Dance Break K
Elmo & the gang introduce the letter of the day, K, w/ a song & dance.
Try a Little Kindness
Muppets / Celebrity
Tori Kelly & friends sing "Try a Little Kindness."

Cookie Monsters Foodie Truck
On a hot day, a boy wants to do something kind for his friends & orders some refreshing fruit smoothies. Cookie Monster & Gonger have all they need, except for milk, so they drive to the farm & factory to see the process of making milk.
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Cookie Monster & friends sing as they wait for the number of the day, which is how many cookies are being baked for him (to eat). Today’s number is 11.
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Elmos World - "Friends"
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Baby Bear & Rudy say goodbye to the viewer. OSCAR, feeling like his old self again, tells them to scram, but is driven back into his TRASH CAN when the others tell him how much they love him.


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