Original Air Date:
September 26, 2011

Brought to you By:
H and 5

Educational Goal:
Science

Word on the street: Engineer
To design and build something for a certain purpose or to solve a problem.

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Episode Summary

It's Hubert the Human Cannonball, ready to be launched out of a cannon and into a bucket of blue gelatin. He and Baby Bear measure the distance from cannon to bucket—five feet. A drum roll please…boom! Baby Bear measures the distance Hubert traveled. Hmm, exactly zero feet.

Telly uses his toy catapult, but Hubert only goes two feet. Then Elmo invites the Big Bad Wolf to help—after all, he can make houses fly away. He huffs and he puffs, and Hubert takes off. But Hubert goes only four feet.

Baby Bear wants to engineer something just forceful enough, so he designs and builds a launcher with a giant rubber band. Hubert lands five feet away, right into the bucket of blue gelatin. The crowd goes wild!

Also in This Episode

Special Guest Stars: James Marsden explains what an engineer is. Elmo sings Measure, yeah Measure with a new friend. Plus, in Abby's Flying Fairy School, the pals have an enchanted lunchtime, and in Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures, Bert and Ernie visit Scotland and chat with the Loch Ness Monster. Also, Murray experiments with a rocket, and Elmo's World is all about helping.