Sesame Street
Air date January 27, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors I, P, U, 4, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from materials at the CTW Archives.
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  • Grover: Grover demonstrates the difference between "near" and "far" by running away from the camera and back, eventually fainting from exhaustion.
  • Ernie and Bert: Bert says that he and Ernie are looking at the "Mysterious Nose-Snatcher." Ernie, disagreeing, walks closer and closer to the camera to see. His face begins to black out the screen...but when he moves back into view, his nose is missing! (First: Episode 0005)
  • 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". (First: Episode 0032)
  • Jim Henson clay animation: The letter “U” is focused in a story involving a unicorn in his underwear and uniform upon a unicycle whilst under an unusually ugly umbrella. (First: Episode 0037)
  • Countdown series: After countdown, the director himself is launched into space as the rocket stays put. (First: Episode 0018)
  • Carol Burnett comments on the rocket launch: "Well, back to the ol' drawing board."
  • Balloons and balls
  • Film: Kids paint a picture of a porcupine on glass.
  • Film: A junior car dealer displays cars of different sizes to people of different sizes. (First: Episode 0003)


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