Sesame Street
Air date January 20, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, O, V, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob and Gordon sit on the steps with two kids. Bob attempts to make a different shape out of some cutout triangles and squares, which turns out to be a circle. Gordon introduces the next film.
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Cartoon A male voice narrates a story of a jazzy triangle who loved to dance, and a square square. The triangle likes being flexible, but the square would rather be stiff and *square*.
Music: "Waltz in Mean Time," David Lee
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 1
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Bob constructs a letter V from the triangles.
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Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin
A musician plays a violin, which instantly breaks.
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie reads Bert a dramatic story that he's just written. The "story" is actually the alphabet, which Ernie reads in an overwrought manner.
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon "Imagination V" (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: V for Violin (repeat)
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SCENE 2 Susan plays "One of These Things", and then introduces the next film.
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Film "Head To Toe Puzzle": Two kids put together a life size jigsaw puzzle of a human body.
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 3 At Hooper's Store, Gordon and a kid treat themselves to a soda before playing a game. Mr. Hooper informs them that Lulu's back in town.
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Muppets Tony sings "Lulu's Back in Town". Lulu turns out to be the Beautiful Day Monster, with a wig.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper plays a picture game with Gordon and the kid, then notices Buddy and Jim.
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Cast Buddy and Jim - Wall Painting
(First: Episode 0012)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper counts ten nickels, ten dimes, and nine pennies. Gordon points him to the tenth.
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
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Song "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (repeat)
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SCENE 6 In the living room, Susan demonstrates over, around and through.
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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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SCENE 7 Gordon, Bob and Mr. Hooper sit at the table in the kitchen. Gordon informs Susan that the coffee pot needs more water. He points out that water is everywhere.
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Film Water is shown in many forms, including oceans, fountains, and snow.
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 8 Gordon and Bob leave to prepare this show they're going to put on, and Mr. Hooper returns to the store. Susan introduces the next film.
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Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
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SCENE 9 Susan introduces Gordon and Bob's little show, about the letter E.
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Cast Gordon and Bob assemble an E.
(First: Episode 0005)
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Film The “unsung beauty of manhole covers” is explored.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 10 Gordon signs off.


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