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Box is the nineteenth Season 2 episode of Alphablocks.

Synopsis

Alphablocks, a dressing-up box - it must be show time! B, O, and X discover a dressing-up box that is filled with everything they need to put on a performance of Sleeping Beauty, except for something to sleep on.

Plot

O and X are playing noughts-and-crosses (tic-tac-toe), and X wins. B wants to join in.

b-o-x, BOX!

A box appears. X opens it and inside are props. P pops in and decides to put on a play.

At the Alphablocks Players, the play is "Sleeping Beauty". P is the narrator and L plays as a princess. I is supposed to be a witch, but doesn't have a costume.

h-a-g, HAG!

I is now a witch. She pulls a trick on L with a wheel. L pricks her finger and starts to fall asleep, but she needs something to sleep on. Some Alphablocks come to help.

What will they do?

  • FED - L as Snow White feeds the seven Alphablocks-styled dwarves.
  • LED - L as the Pied Piper leads the Alphablocks out of town.
  • RED - L as Little Red Riding Hood meets a Big Bad Wolf.
  • TED - L as Goldilocks comes to a house where the Three Bears live.
  • WED - L and an artificial cutout prince are wed and live happily ever after.
  • BED (star word) - L lies down on a bed. In the audience, Z snores and N wakes him up. G grows prickly plants around the palace. Just then an extremely brave prince, X, comes to the rescue. He wakes up L by writing an X on his cheek... and they live happily ever after. E, D, I, T, R, F, W, and B appears. The cast comes in for a bow as the curtain closes.

Learning Objective

This episode has fun with a host of letters and the words box, hag, red, ted and bed.

Characters (in their order of appearance)

Words

  • Box
  • Hag
  • Red
  • Ted
  • Wed (game only)
  • Fed (game only)
  • Led (game only)
  • Bed
  • Tried (stealth word)

Trivia

  • Total words: 5 (TV version) 8 (game version)
  • C, J, K, M, Q, V, and Y are absent in this episode.
  • A, E, G, H, R, S, T, U, and Z only say their sound in this episode.
  • B and F appear in the audience, but when they come to help L, they are not there as U, N, and Z are the only audience Alphablocks at this time. U is the only vowel in the audience.
  • F and W don't speak in the TV version.
    • However, F can be heard cheering with the other Alphablocks at the end.
  • No words are made with N, P, S, U, and Z.
  • H, A, and G don't appear in the curtain call.
  • O doesn't appear in the play AND audience.
    • O is the only vowel who didn't appear.
  • The play's synopsis is similar to Grimm's classic fairy tale, as well as the 1959 film by Disney.

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