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"'''Dot Bridge'''"<ref>[[:Image:Firstseason 37.jpg|First Season Show Content]] document from [[University of Maryland|CTW Archives]]</ref> (aka Circles or 30 Dots) refers to a series of animated shorts produced by [[Clark Gesner]] for [[Season 1 (1969-1970)|the first season]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]'', first seen in [[Episode 0001|the premiere episode]]. In each short, a series of 30 dots appear on-screen, often with various complications impeding the process. The shorts were used as transitions from segment to segment and continued to be shown irregularly on the show through the early 1990s. In many of its later airings, the colors were altered or changed depending on the episode.
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"'''Dot Bridge'''"<ref>[[:Image:Firstseason 37.jpg|First Season Show Content]] document from [[University of Maryland|CTW Archives]]</ref> refers to a series of animated shorts produced by [[Clark Gesner]] for [[Season 1 (1969-1970)|the first season]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]'', first seen in [[Episode 0001|the premiere episode]]. In each short, a series of 30 dots appear on-screen, often with various complications impeding the process. The shorts were used as transitions from segment to segment and continued to be shown irregularly on the show through the early 1990s. In many of its later airings, the colors were altered or changed depending on the episode.
   
 
The score for the segments was written by [[Joe Raposo]] and was among the first pieces of music recorded by the house band for the series in June [[1969]].<ref>{{40book|281}}</ref>
 
The score for the segments was written by [[Joe Raposo]] and was among the first pieces of music recorded by the house band for the series in June [[1969]].<ref>{{40book|281}}</ref>

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"Dot Bridge"[1] refers to a series of animated shorts produced by Clark Gesner for the first season of Sesame Street, first seen in the premiere episode. In each short, a series of 30 dots appear on-screen, often with various complications impeding the process. The shorts were used as transitions from segment to segment and continued to be shown irregularly on the show through the early 1990s. In many of its later airings, the colors were altered or changed depending on the episode.

The score for the segments was written by Joe Raposo and was among the first pieces of music recorded by the house band for the series in June 1969.[2]

The series was referenced orally in Episode 4199, where Raposo's theme for the segments was used in the score as Abby Cadabby's freckles magically come off her face.

Sources

  1. First Season Show Content document from CTW Archives
  2. Sesame Street: A Celebration - 40 Years of Life on the Street, page 281
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