Sesame Street: Cheer! (Word on the Street Podcast)

Sesame Street: Cheer! (Word on the Street Podcast)


MURRAY: Hi! I’m Murray from “Sesame Street,”
and I’m looking for the Word on the Street. What’s the word on the street? GIRL: Cheer! MURRAY: Do you know what
the word “cheer” means? POLICEMAN: Yelling for somebody. Supporting somebody. GIRL AND MURRAY: Let’s go team! Let’s go team! WOMAN: Cheer is like
when you say “hooray!” BOY AND MURRAY:
Go, go, go, go, go. KIDS: Yay! MURRAY: Give me a cheer! FAMILY: Yay! MURRAY: Cheer! That’s the word on the street. BOY: Woo! BILLY: Hi, I’m Billy. ELMO AND ABBY: Billy! BILLY: OK. As I was saying,
I’m here to tell you all about the word “cheer.” ELMO AND ABBY: Cheer! BILLY: Sorry. Where was I? Oh, yeah. Now, “cheer” means
words of encouragement or congratulations. ELMO AND ABBY: Yeah! BILLY: Guys! ELMO: Good job, Billy. ABBY: Let’s hear it for Billy! ELMO AND ABBY: Billy! Billy! Yay, Billy! BILLY: Elmo, Abby, what
are you guys doing? ELMO: Oh, well, Elmo and
Abby are giving Mr. Billy words of encouragement
and congratulations. BILLY: Wait, that means
you’re giving me a cheer! ABBY: Yep! Well, we are dressed
as cheerleaders, Billy. ELMO: Yeah. Now, let’s do a cheer
for the word “cheer.” BILLY: Well, wait a minute. I want to do a cheer for
the word “cheer” too. ABBY: Well, then
you’ll need this. BILLY: Wow! Well, what are we waiting for? Let’s give a cheer
for the word “cheer”! ELMO: OK. BILLY, ELMO, AND ABBY: Yay,
cheer, yay, cheer, yay, cheer! BILLY: Cheer! ABBY: Cheer! ELMO: Cheer! MAN: Break it down like– [STOMPING AND CLAPPING] MEN: Now take it up, up, up, up. Now take it down,
down, down, down. Let’s take it slow, slow, slow. Let’s take it fast, fast, fast. Fast, fast, fast. Switch it all around now,
switch it all around now, switch it all around now,
switch it all around now. Switch, switch, switch, switch,
switch, switch, switch, switch, and jump. To the front. Take it back. BLUE PUPPET: All
right, everybody, let’s really hear it. Let’s have four big cheers
for the number four. Here we go. PUPPETS: Hip hip hooray, hip
hip hooray, hip hip hooray. BLUE PUPPET: Wait a minute. Wait a minute. How many was that? ORANGE PUPPET: Uh, seven, maybe. PURPLE PUPPET: Two. GREEN PUPPET: Um, I lost track. ORANGE PUPPET: Or eight. BLUE PUPPET: Well,
I tell you what. Let’s– let’s just
start all over again. Here we go, men. Four big cheers for
the number four. PUPPETS: Hip hip hooray. Hip hip hooray. Hip hip hooray. Hip hip hooray. Hip hip hooray. Hip hip hooray. BLUE PUPPET: Wait a minute,
wait a minute, wait a minute. I think that was more than four. ORANGE PUPPET: No, I believe
that was less than four. PURPLE PUPPET: I thought
it was just right. GREEN PUPPET: I don’t care. BLUE PUPPET: All right,
I tell you what we’ll do. We want to get four big cheers
for the number four, right? GREEN PUPPET: Right. ORANGE PUPPET: Yes, yes. BLUE PUPPET: OK. OK. Now, there are four of us here. One, two, three, four. Right? GREEN PUPPET: That’s right. ORANGE PUPPET: True, yes. BLUE PUPPET: Right, OK. So what we’ll do, we’ll–
we’ll each give one big cheer, and that will make four
big cheers all together. PURPLE PUPPET: Hey. PUPPETS: Yeah. GREEN PUPPET: Hey,
that’s a good idea. PURPLE PUPPET: It’s so
crazy it just might work. BLUE PUPPET: OK, then. Here we go. Let’s have four big cheers
for the number four. Here we go. Hip hip hooray. ORANGE PUPPET: Hip hip hooray. PURPLE PUPPET: Hip hip hooray. GREEN PUPPET: Hip hip hooray. PUPPETS: Yay! We did it! We did it! MADLENKA: Today is the Super
Intergalactic World Cup Greatest Soccer Game
Ever, with the best soccer player ever– me! I can see it now. ANNOUNCER: She’s out the door. Around the corner. Blocked by a crappy defender. MAILBOX: [INAUDIBLE] Madlenka. ANNOUNCER: Got past him. Still in possession. She has an opening. [CAT MEOWING] She shoots– goal! And the crowd goes wild! Three cheers for Madlenka! MADLENKA: This is so much– CHILDREN: Woohoo! NARRATOR: It’s time for
action with Traction Jackson. KIDS: 14! [DOG BARKING] TRACTION JACKSON: Hey, Barney. Think I can make 14 baskets? BARNEY: Hmm, I don’t know. TRACTION JACKSON: Here we go. KIDS: One! Two! Three! TRACTION JACKSON: Yes. KIDS: Four! Five! Six! Seven! Eight! [GULP] TRACTION JACKSON: Sweet. KIDS: Nine! 10! 11! 12! 13! 14! 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. 14 baskets! FAMILY: Yay! MURRAY: Cheer! That’s the word on the street. What’s the Word on the Street? BOY: Strategy. MURRAY: What is a strategy? GIRL: It’s a plan
to solve a problem. MURRAY: When do
you use a strategy? GIRL: When I’m doing
math in school. BOY: I was using strategy
to play a chess game.

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  1. Word of The Street: Cheer

    List Of Scenes

    1. Muppets/Celebrity: Billy Gardell (American 1969-) explains what "cheer" means while Elmo and Abby, who are dressed as cheerleaders, demonstrate. Abby poofs Billy a cheerleading outfit of his own so they can all cheer for the word "cheer." (Taken from Episode 4420, which was a reapeat from Episode 4178 from the year 2008, Copyright 2014)

    2. Film: H.A.V.I.C Squared dancers show up, down, fast, slow, front and back. (from Episode 4178, Copyright 2008)

    3. Cheers: Anything Muppets cheer the number 4. (from Episode 132, Copyright 1970)

    4. Madlenka Plays Soccer: Madlekna imagines herself playing soccer as he runs around the block. (aired unknown)

    5. Traction Jackson (TJ); 14 Baskets: In this counting short, TJ attempts to make fourteen consecutive baskets, while Bernie cheers from the sidelines. (from Episode 4070, Copyright 2004)

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