Season 40

Original Air Date:
December 2, 2009

Brought to you By:
 I and 6

Educational Goal:

Word on the street: Camouflage
To disguise or hide by blending into the background.

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Episode Summary

Oh my! The doctor says Abby has a case of the Sparkle Speckle Fairy Freckles, in which freckles sparkle, glow and eventually fall off. The doctor teaches Abby the magic words to get them back: "Fricka-Fracka, Freckle Back-A."

Abby's freckles jump off of her face, glowing and bouncing all around! One bounces into Hooper's store, where it hides on a cereal box. Another hides in the center of Rosita's flower drawing, another hops onto Baby Bear's polka-dotted underpants, another hides on Leela's nose ring, and still another on Cookie Monster's cookie.

Good thing Abby knows the magic words each time she spots a runaway freckle, and gets all her freckles back on her face. Yay for freckles! Help your child build attention to visual details by looking for little dots all around you.

Also in This Episode

Special guest star Elisabeth Hasselbeck wants to explain what camouflage means, but she can't find her frog assistant—because he's camouflaged! Plus, Prairie Dawn hosts a parody of American I, where contestants compete to be the best letter I. In Abby's Flying Fairy School, Abby's class puts on a dance recital, and in Murray Has a Little Lamb, Murray and Ovejita go to the Science and Nature program at the American Museum of Natural History. Finally, Elmo's World is all about doctors.