The Charlie Horse Music Pizza Season 1

Season 1

The Charlie Horse Music Pizza Season 1

First Air Date: January 05, 1998

First Aired on    :   1998
Episodes    :   20 episodes



Episodes

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1x20 Drum Show (January 30, 1998)


Shari is tired of everybody using the phone constantly using the phone. Maybe things will change when a Haida nation drummer visits the Music Pizza. MUSICAL TIE-INS: Various drums; the heartbeat is a natural human rhythm.


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1x19 Can I Sing You My Song? (January 29, 1998)


Junior books a birthday party at the Music Pizza, and then has to scramble to deliver the goods. Maybe Charlie Horse will help with a song he made up. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Public domain.


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1x18 Hush Puppy the Hero (January 28, 1998)


Charlie Horse makes up a story about a sea monster, moving Hush Puppy to an extreme. Cookie offers driving lessons to Junior. MUSICAL TIE-INS: Pianistic technique; names of the keys.


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1x17 Jazzy (January 27, 1998)


Shari wants to help a friend get a dog for the deaf. It's the inspiration for the Music Pizza's concert. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Scat singing.


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1x16 Whistle While You Work (January 26, 1998)


Shari is prepared to sell the Music Pizza, provided she can clean it up for the prospective buyer. The real problem is trying to evict a skunk. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Music that repeats rhythm; tempo.


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1x15 Charlie's Ant (January 23, 1998)


Shari wants no part of Charlie Horse's ant farm, even though it is his school project. The ants must go before Cookie's father visits. MUSICAL TIE-IN: How a tuba works.


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1x14 Star-Spangled Charlie (January 22, 1998)


Why has Charlie Horse bailed out of the scouts? Perhaps it's the requirements for one of those badges. Sensing he needs encouragement, Shari teaches Charlie Horse the meaning of The Star-Spangled Banner. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Singing harmony.


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1x13 Wise Queen (January 21, 1998)


Shari has to show Lamb Chop that a variety of music is better than one kind. She tells a story of a land that has to end a quarrel of musical tastes.


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1x12 Charlie on the Run (January 20, 1998)


Charlie Horse has been taking ice cream from just about everybody. He has to get a job to try and pay the ice cream man (and Shari) back.


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1x11 Toy Exchange (January 19, 1998)


Junior comes down with the flu, putting a huge crimp on the toy exchange Charlie Horse is trying to stage. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Any sound can make music provided it creates a pattern.


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1x10 Rapunzel (January 16, 1998)


It's Lamb Chop's birthday, and Shari gets her a tape recorder as a present. At Lamb Chop's request, the tape recorder becomes a plot point in Shari's retelling of Rapunzel.


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1x09 Group Soup (January 15, 1998)


Charlie Horse doesn't want to study for his American History test with his friend Chris. At the same time, Chris's mother is preparing for her citizenship test. In the process, she prepares her albondigas soup. MUSICAL TIE-IN: The waltz.


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1x08 The Audition (January 14, 1998)


Lamb Chop is ready to go to any length to land a role in the school production of Little Red Riding Hood. It comes to an extreme when she wants Shari to teach Charlie Horse ventriloquism.


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1x07 A Pirate's Life (January 13, 1998)


Hush Puppy discovers what appears to be a treasure map, but does it make any sense? The only clues are the opening stanzas to Rock-a-Bye Baby and other songs. MUSICAL TIE-IN: The musical staff acts as a map.


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1x06 Spooky Opera Show (January 12, 1998)


With Cookie taking his birthday off work, everyone agrees to stage the perfect gift for him: an opera. Their inspiration comes from a Saturday thunderstorm and a few haunted cleaning items. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Voice and vocal chords.


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1x05 Follow the Leader (January 09, 1998)


Charlie Horse and the others want to play in the Fourth of July parade, but none is on pace with anybody else. MUSICAL TIE-IN: The conductor.


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1x04 Blow Hard (January 08, 1998)


Charlie Horse is at first upset when his best friend attend to his grandfather. But the old hand shows Charlie the tricks of the harmonica. MUSICAL TIE-INS: Blowing and drawing notes on a harmonica; practice for success.


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1x03 Musicians of Bremen (January 07, 1998)


Lamb Chop is banging away on anything remotely like a drum. It's up to Junior to quell her by telling the story of the Bremen Town Musicians. MUSICAL TIT-INS: Anything cam be a drum; the families of musical instruments.


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1x02 My Dog Has Fleas (January 06, 1998)


A dog has wandered off the beach to the Music Pizza, and both Lamb Chop and Hush Puppy coax Shari to keep him—at least until his owner shows up. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Shari discusses how to tune a ukulele or any other stringed instrument with the tune My Dog Has Fleas.


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1x01 Back Story (January 05, 1998)


Charlie Horse, Lamb Chop, Shari, and Fingers clash stories on how The Music Pizza was founded. MUSICAL TIE-IN: Shari introduces musical notes and beats.




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