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Sesame Street
Air date February 2, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, S, W, 2, 3


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob gets ready to play a game with Big Bird, Gillian, and Rico. He invited Ernie, but he figures Ernie's probably busy eating cookies.
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie struggles to save a plate of cookies for Bert. Beautiful Day Monster disguises himself as a baker and a little girl to trick Ernie out of four of the five cookies, but Bert blames Ernie.
(First: Episode 0041)
Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (bug-like creatures) keep getting separated from their group, teaching a lesson in counting backward.
(First: Episode 0006)

SCENE 2 Bob has Big Bird and the kids guess which animal is associated with the groups of objects he displays on the stoop. Big Bird has a difficult time getting the answers: a dog, a chicken, and a horse. Bob then points to another kind of game…
Cartoon Children describe how to draw an elephant.
(First: Episode 0052)
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie explains to the audience how people have two of everything: "Let's see, we've got two eyes, and two ears, and two noses..." "Hey, you ding-a-ling!" Bert interrupts. "You've only got one nose." Ernie promptly pulls Bert's nose off, sticks it to his own face, and keeps counting. "Two noses, and two eyes, and two ears ... too bad!"
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Gordon displays a kinkajou, which can live in any climate. He tells Rhonda he got it from South America, and the two of them feed it a banana. "Chiquita Banana would be proud of you," Gordon tells the kinkajou, and introduces a film of another warm climate animal.
Film Iguanas
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0047)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter W. Cookie Monster eats the W.
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to start his W lecture again, but the W comes to life and attacks him.
(First: Episode 0001)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
SCENE 4 Bob demonstrates what a star looks like with a cut-out shape. He has the viewer look for the stars in a picture of a house surrounded by trees; by "magic," the stars light up for a better look. Susan also knows a song with a star in it.
Muppets / Cast Susan sings "Swing on a Star" while putting features on some Anything Muppets.
(First: Episode 0010)
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Cartoon A sprightly seal tells the story of six silly sailors who split up on a see-saw.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0002)
SCENE 5 Gordon asks Big Bird how he can get from the yard to the steps of 123 Sesame Street. Big Bird demonstrates by walking, but learns from Gillian and Rhonda that one can also run, skip, and hop from one place to another. Big Bird decides to go back home by trying all three, and promptly crashes. Gordon doesn't think he's the only one having trouble getting around, and narrates the following film...
Film Film footage of a 1-day-old baby reindeer taking its first steps.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0003)
Muppets A group of Anything Muppets enter, with one saying, "Some of us are here, but not all." They leave, and say that now none of them are there. They re-enter with a few more, saying that some of them are there but not all, and leave again, saying that none of them are there. Many Muppets appear, including Bert, Grover, Scudge, Billy, Oscar and Cookie Monster, who all say, "Now we are all here!"
SCENE 6 Susan plays a round of "One of These Things" with pictures of arrows.
Cartoon "Jazz #3" (repeat)
Cast Buddy and Jim attempt to make a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich; ultimately, Buddy constructs it as a "triple-decker."
(First: Episode 0008)
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)" (repeat)
SCENE 7 Bob demonstrates the use of a magnet to Rico, and uses it to pick up a pile of nails. Rico pretends he's a magnetic crane, and uses the magnet to pick up a toy car.
Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)

SCENE 8 Bob and Rico look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter E. They think of animals that begin with either of the two sounds of E, one of which is an elephant.
Film Joe Raposo: Elephant (instrumental).
(First: Episode 0034)
SCENE 9 Gordon, Gillian, and Rhonda observe a banded dove named Donald. Gordon signs off and announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Bert and Ernie hold the Sesame Street sign, and Cookie Monster holds the Children's Television Workshop sign.

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