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Air date November 25, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Production October 23, 1969
Sponsors J, O, R, 6, 7

Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob sings "Feelin' Groovy."
SCENE 1 cont'd Bob tells a kid to slow down, takes his ball, and throws it. He narrates a film showing the ball in slow motion.
Film A group of kids play follow the leader and go over, around and through various obstacles, but one of them takes a while to catch on.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cast Buddy and Jim - Wall Painting
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes teaches about through.
(First: Episode 0001)

Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert have difficulty scratching their backs, so both help each other scratch their back. While Ernie's itch takes a little too long to scratch, he introduces a film called "Everybody Scratch." After the film, Ernie notices that Bert has stopped scratching his back; Beautiful Day Monster is.
SCENE 2 Susan sings a song and asks the kids to finish each line with the word that rhymes.
Cartoon Poor Solomon Grundy washes a different part of the left side of his body every day, but at the end of the week, "he's still half dirty!"
(First: Episode 0001)
Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
SCENE 3 In the yard, Mr. Hooper sells a 4-foot letter J in a high pressure pitchman style.
Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper continues to sell the J, luring in Gordon to look over the letter's attractive features.
Cartoon J - Jam
SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper hands out a number of small Js to the kids.
Cartoon "The J Commercial" (repeat)
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Muppets Gordon meets Professor Hastings and Professor Goldfinch, who will be performing a number. A wild Anything Muppet arrives as their drummer and the trio performs "Spinning Wheel".
Cartoon R is for Rooster, and Robber, and Rake ...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon A man explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cartoon Alphabet Bates: O
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
SCENE 6 Susan, Gordon, and the kids play the classification game with three farm animals and a tractor; three fish and a boat; a plane, a kite, a balloon, and a bird; and a car, a motorcycle, a bike, and a horse.
SCENE 7 Big Bird berates himself for being clumsy and not knowing how to count past six, so Gordon gives him a hint...
Cartoon "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
SCENE 8 Big Bird is excited about the baker falling down the stairs being clumsier than he is. Gordon asks him what comes after six, but he still doesn't know...
Cartoon "Seven Song (Song of Seven)" (repeat)
SCENE 9 Big Bird finally counts to ten.
Song "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
SCENE 10 Gordon hears construction coming from Oscar's trash can and asks Oscar the Grouch what's going on. Oscar says he's knocking down a wall in his pool room to put in a bowling alley. Gordon doesn't believe him until he hears some bowling pins knocked over and admits that you've got to believe what you hear.

Film "Noises"
A boy named Chris uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including construction equipment, a baby crying, people coughing and sneezing, a car honking, a telephone, and a typewriter. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
SCENE 11 Goodbye

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