Sesame Street
Air date December 23, 1969
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors C, F, I, 2, 3

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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob sits on the steps of 123 Sesame Street sorting shapes with Gayle and Josh. Bob asks if you can imagine what would happen if all the shapes were put together.
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Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird tells Bob about a dream he had in which he was in a kindergarten class (shown in flashbacks). He wasn't good at sitting, nor building a block tower, but he was good at sorting the blocks by shape.
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SCENE 2
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Susan sings "If You're Happy and You Know It."
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SCENE 2
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Big Bird and Bob look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter C (First: Episode 0029).
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes is standing next to a bathtub full of water. She is dry. A monster appears and throws the water at her, causing her to be wet, and then kisses her. "Bleah!" she says.
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 3 Susan asks some kids to sort pictures in the order in which the events happened.
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
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SCENE 4 Bob and Chet sit in the arbor with a Scottish terrier named Snuffy.
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Cartoon "Jazz #3" (repeat)
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (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".
(First: Episode 0012)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper shows off a metronome and asks if you ever stopped to wonder how many rhythms there are everywhere.
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Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping.
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SCENE 6 Bob feeds a cookie to a spider monkey in the yard.
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Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
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Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion. (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor) (repeat)
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Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 7 Susan notes how quiet it is on Sesame Street and wonders what Buddy and Jim are up to.
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Cast Buddy and Jim hang a picture.
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly (repeat)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite". (repeat)
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Cartoon A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite". (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly (repeat)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: Ernie is preparing to have a snack but discovers that his milk and cookies keep on vanishing. He eventually catches the culprit, who begins acting affectionately, until Ernie agrees to share his milk and cookies.
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 8 Susan and Bob show of their round things — a grapefruit, an orange, a ball — and mention some other round things like the sun and the moon.
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Film Audio of John Glenn from the Friendship 7 flight plays over what appears to be a journey through outer space, but it's actually closeup shots from a bowl of fruit.
Music: 2nd movement from Dvořák's Symphony No. 9
(First: Episode 0019)
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SCENE 9 Susan mentions that she's sitting outside so that she can knit a scarf for Gordon as a surprise. She says goodbye and Bob announces the sponsors.


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