Sesame Street
Air date January 21, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, O, V, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon, sitting with the kids on the steps, invites the viewer to play a guessing game with them, where we look at something closely.
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Film Close-ups of a tomato are shown.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 1
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Did you guess what it was? Let's look at something else up close.
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Film Skin is shown in close-ups.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0010)
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SCENE 1
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Gordon and the kids discuss the previous film, and Gordon introduces the next song.
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Muppets Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mah Na Mah Na".
(First: Episode 0014)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 2 Susan sings "The Alphabet Song" with the kids. At the end, she compliments them and says that one day they may do the alphabet as well as James Earl Jones.
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Celebrity Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O (repeat)
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open (repeat)
(First: Episode 0014)
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Muppets Ernie is preparing to have a snack but discovers that his milk and cookie keep on vanishing. He eventually catches the culprit, who begins acting affectionately, until Ernie agrees to give him his own milk and cookie.
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 3 Bob points out the many rectangles on Sesame Street.
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Film "Rectangles"
Rectangles in the city and country are shown to a percussion soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0005)
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Film Corners bridge
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SCENE 4 Gordon has a stack of jumbled magazines. A kid helps him sort out the big and little ones so he can tie them up.
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Film Two men, Big and Little, travel around playing the tuba and violin. Even though they’re different (Big has dark skin, and Little has light skin), together they make beautiful music.
(First: Episode 0016)
ImaginationV
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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Insert Bob and Susan sing "Happiness Is."
(First: Episode 0007)
Countdown launch success
Cartoon Countdown series #7 — Unlike previous segments, the rocket successfully launches at the right time as everyone celebrates, and the director grins at the camera.
(First: Episode 0042)
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
Rocketfallsover
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0021)
Rocketearlytakeoff
Cartoon Rocket countdown: Rocket takes off at 7. Then it comes down so the man can continue his countdown, but at 1, it falls over with a huge crash.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 5 Bob, Gordon and the kids look at a live greyhound. Bob introduces a film of a mother animal with her baby.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Tree kangaroo and baby. (with Bob voiceover)
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0026)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert and Ernie try to figure out who owns a cabinet containing cookies. Bert says that the cabinet is his, because he has his first initial, B, on the door. However, the B is spread between two doors, and Ernie opens one door, making the other look like an E.
(First: Episode 0119)
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Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Gordon demonstrates the use of a magnet, and introduces the next film.
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Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)
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SCENE 7 Gordon introduces Buddy and Jim.
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Cast Buddy and Jim try to eat soup with a fork.
(First: Episode 0019)
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Insert Susan and the kids sing "If You're Happy and You Know It".
(First: Episode 0008)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert hears the phone ringing inside a basket, and asks Ernie to answer it. Ernie goes through the basket, and finds a banana. He pretends it's a phone, and gives it to Bert to talk on. Ernie answers the real phone, and tells the caller that Bert can't come to the phone because he's talking on the banana.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 8 Bob, Gordon and the kids look at some live ducklings. Bob introduces another film of a mother animal with her baby.
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Film A mandrill carries her young.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0039)
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SCENE 8
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Bob and Gordon sign off.


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