Poetry Day
Season 2, Episode 37
Air date April 10, 2001
Written by Joe Fallon
Directed by Loui Berger

Lisa Simon

Episode guide
Episode 36: Clickety Clack!
Episode 38: Bobby The Hopping Robot
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Theo is giving out t-shirts before the poetry day starts.
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SCENE 2 Click and Cleo prepare the play by announcing the audience by adding words to their poems with the "ai" sound.
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Lionel and Leona want to write a poet with the "ai "sound, so Cleo makes them do it.
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Insert Walter and Clay think it's Poultry Day, but it annoys Busterfield saying "It's Poetry!!!"
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The first poem begins, being read by Theo, called "Waiting for the Train" with some words with the "ai" sound.
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Insert Busterfield explains that the poem has rhymes like "train" and "rain", but Clay and Walter still get stuck on the "poultry" idea.
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Insert The grey hand takes the "ai" sound from train
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Muppets Martha Reader and The Vowelles: pail
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Cartoon Word Machine: pail, tail, sail, pail
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Hugo and Ines: The Pail
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Song/Celebrity Fonix sings "A I can Bring you Pain"
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Animation Colored Patterns: gain, pain, paint
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Muppets Gawain's Word: paint
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Cartoon Tiger Words: paint
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SCENE 3 Robert Louis Stevenson told his poem called "Rain".
Buster with Poetry Insert
Insert Walter and Clay liked the poetry story, but Buster says that not all have to have a story.
Drain Chain Poem


Lionel and Leona now are telling a poem called "Drain Chain"
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Insert Busterfield knows the previous poem was about the words in poetry, because the words have the accented the poet's raw emotions. Then makes Clay's brain hurt.
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Song "When Two Vowels Go Walking"
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Celebrity Fred Says: drain
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Cartoon Sky Words: drain, brain, train, rain
Cartoon The Adventures of Cliff Hanger: Cliff Hanger and the Rain
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Insert The grey hand put the "ai" sound back
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SCENE 4 A chicken from the jazz band tells a poem about dancing with a chicken in the rain.
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SCENE 4 (cont'd) Cleo thanks everyone and to have another Poetry Day next year, until the pigeons appeared to say that they have a poem that's called "A Poem" that makes Busterfield move around different backgrounds. And Click finally used the lever to raise the curtain instead of using the swtiches.
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Insert The pigeons flew back to the dome when Busterfield says "Bravo" to them because their poem was beautiful, but Walter still doesn't understand about "poultry", Busterfield ended the episode by saying "I take it all back" in his annoyance with "poultry" again.

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