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Part 16: The Cinderella Trilogy

Episode I. Attack of the Clothes

Cast: Jim Henson (Kermit),unknown? (Fairy Godmother), unknown? (Cinderella), Richard Hunt (Coachman #1), Marty Robinson (Coachman #2), Jerry Nelson (Announcer).mmnews42

Announcer


We take you now to Kermit the Frog with another fast breaking news story!
Kermit


[ Kermit is talking to the horse. ] I see. So that used to be a pumpkin, and you used to be a mouse, huh? [ The horse snorts. ] Mm. I wonder if the audience would believe that. Uh. Oh! Hi ho, this is Kermit the Frog of Sesame Street News, and I’m standing here, uh, next to the horse that used to be a mouse, and on this side right here, we have — Cinderella!mmnews43
Cinderella


That’s me! [ giggles ]
Kermit


Uh huh. And over here, we’ve got Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother!
Godmother


Righto!
Kermit


Mm hmm. And this is a very exciting moment, because in just one second, Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother is going to make a beautiful gown so Cinderella can go to the ball and meet the prince! Mm?
Godmother


Yes. She’ll hop in that coach over there —
Kermit


Right…
Godmother


And she’ll go to the Prince’s place!
Kermit


Aw, that sounds just wonderful. So, Fairy Godmother — do your stuff!
Godmother


Right!
Kermit


Okay. Tighten in on her there, folks.
Godmother


Eye of worm, more or less, make Cinderella a beautiful dress! [ She waves her wand, and there’s a puff of smoke… ]mmnews44
Cinderella


Ewwwww! This is no dress! This is a BATHING SUIT! I can’t wear THIS! Ewwww!
Godmother


Oh, dear… I’m so sorry, Cinderella. I made a mistake, didn’t I?
Cinderella


Uh huh.
Godmother


Well, I’ll have to try it a-gain!
Kermit


Ah hah, do you see that, folks? She is going to try a-gain. Carry on.
Godmother


Ahem. Eye of worm, more or less, make Cinderella a beautiful dress! [ She waves her wand again, and in another puff of smoke… ]mmnews45
Cinderella


PAJAMAS? Ewwww! What IS this? I can’t wear this to the ball! Ewwww!
Godmother


I’m sorry, Cinderella, I made a mistake. I’ll try a-gain.
Kermit


Ah ha, you see that, folks, Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother is going to try a-gain; she is not going to give up.
Godmother


No, no. All right, but I’ll use my super duper magic words for this! Ahem. Nose of bat, possum thigh… lion’s foot, and ten french fries! Tail of mouse, fur of teddy — make Cinderella a DRESS already! [ She waves her wand, and in a puff of smoke… ]mmnews46
Cinderella


Ewwwww! I’m in my RAGS again! Oh, no! Ewww, ewwww, ewww, ewwwww! [ Horrified, Cinderella runs back into the house. ]
Godmother


Oh, I’m so sorry, Cinderella — please… [ The Fairy Godmother follows Cinderella. ]
Kermit


[ wearing Cinderella’s dress: ] Ah, wait a second… uh, Cinderella! Come back here!mmnews47
[ The two Coachmen approach, and drag Kermit to the pumpkin coach. ]
Coach #1


Okay, Cinderella — let’s go! You’re gonna be late for the ball! C’mon!
Kermit


I’ve got her dress on! No, no! I’m not Cinderella! She’s inside the house!
Coach #2


Come on, you look lovely…
Coach #1


You’re gonna be the belle of the ball!
Kermit


Wait a second! I don’t WANT to go to the ball!
Coach #1


Yeah, don’t worry about a thing.
Kermit


Uh, this is Kermit the Frog, returning you to your regularly scheduled program… this is embarrassing…
Coach #1


Think we can do anything about her face?
Kermit


No, no, no. What kind of food do they serve there, anyhow?mmnews48

by Danny Horn

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