Move Over Preschoolers and Tweens -- It's All About Mom on Noggin & The N, On Sunday May 12, 2002

Curl Up in Front of the Tube With Mom, as Noggin and The N Present Mom-Themed

Episodes of 'A Walk In Your Shoes,' 'Clarissa Explains It All,'

And 'The Adventures of Pete & Pete'

May 07, 2002, 01:00 ET from Noggin

    NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Noggin and The N pay tribute to Mom
 throughout the day on Sunday, May 12 with two separate programming blocks
 aimed at celebrating Mother's Day.
     The celebration begins bright and early Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. on
 Noggin with "Little Bear" and runs throughout the day with special Mother's
 Day themed episodes of "123 Sesame Street," "Gullah Gullah Island," "Allegra's
 Window," and "Franklin."  At 6:00 p.m., when Noggin transforms into The N, a
 special mom-themed episode of "Clarissa Explains It All" kicks off the evening
 which also features a new, never-before-seen episode of "A Walk In Your Shoes"
 featuring a mother/daughter switch.
     The following is a detailed rundown for Mother's Day with repeat
      8:00 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. ET
      "LITTLE BEAR": Mother's Day
      Rabbit is afraid to give his mom a Mother's Day gift because he broke her
 teapot. At the urging of Rabbit, Little Bear disguises himself as a rabbit to
 deliver a Mother's Day present to Rabbit's mom.  Mother Rabbit and Rabbit are
 reunited and Little Bear goes home to deliver his own Mother's Day present to
 Mother Bear.
      9:30 a.m. ET
      "123 SESAME STREET": Oscar's Mom Visits Sesame Street
      Oscar's mother is coming to Sesame Street.  Telly sets out to help Oscar
 buy a present for her from Finder's Keepers.
      10:30 a.m. ET
      "GULLAH GULLAH ISLAND": Baby Animals
      When Natalie goes through a basket of James' and Shaina's baby clothes,
 thoughts on Gullah Gullah Island turn to babies and little things.  Marisol
 and Armando show off their new pet chicks, and Ranger Mike Walker teaches the
 kids about baby birds and mother turtles.  Binyah Binyah Polliwog reminds us
 that although he's so big he's just a baby too.
      11:30 a.m. ET
      "ALLEGRA'S WINDOW": A Tangled Web
      Allegra finds her mother's sparkling ring and borrows it so she can show
 Lindi, but loses it on her way.  Her mother reprimands her for taking
 something without asking and teaches her a memory game to help her retrace her
 steps and recover the ring.
      3:30 p.m. ET
      "123 SESAME STREET": Rosita and Big Bird Play Mommy and Daddy
      Elmo pretends to be a baby and Rosita and Big Bird pretend to be his
 mommy and daddy.
      8:30 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. ET
      "FRANKLIN": Franklin's Mom
      Mrs. Turtle's determination and ingenuity shine through, when she leads
 Franklin and Bear on a camping adventure.  Franklin and Bear learn that any
 challenge can be overcome because "where there's a will, there's a way."
     THE N
      6:00 p.m. ET
      "CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL": Tale of Two Moms
      Sam's mom Debbie is in town for two weeks for the Roller Derby playoffs.
 Sam is upset because he never gets to really see her and the hotel she's
 planning on staying in is across town. Clarissa invites Debbie to stay at her
 house.  The house becomes chaotic when Debbie tries to take over.
      7:30 p.m. ET
      "THE ADVENTURES OF PETE AND PETE": The Nightcrawlers
      Little Pete decides that enough is enough and wages war against his Mom
 and the International Adult Conspiracy over the most annoying of adult
 dictates: arbitrary bedtime.
      8:00 p.m. ET
      "A WALK IN YOUR SHOES": Mother/Daughter
      Caitlin learns more about her mother's life by taking over her job as a
 circuit court judge.  Caitlin learns about the law and even presides over a
 civil trial.  By the end of the day, Caitlin understands why her mother is not
 always in the best mood when she comes home at night.  Caitlin's mother, goes
 to work at the YMCA and helps feed, tutor, and play with the kids.  She
 realizes that Caitlin's life is much more structured than she originally
      8:30 p.m. ET
      Clarissa has a history assignment: take something old, tired, and worn
 out and reinvent it.  Clarissa tries to remodel her mother.
     Noggin is a joint venture between Nickelodeon and Sesame Workshop,
 currently reaching over 22 million households via cable, digital cable and
 satellite.  With two distinct program blocks, "Noggin" for preschoolers and
 "The N" for 'tweens -- the network helps kids to figure out their lives with
 educational media both on-air and online ( and
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