Sesame Street
Air date February 4, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, S, W, 2, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon dumps some trash into Oscar's trash can, then realizes that Oscar might be annoyed by this. Instead, Oscar greets Gordon and forgives him. Gordon suspects there's something wrong with Oscar, who got out of the right side of the bed this morning and is in a good mood.
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people.
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Gordon shows Susan how Oscar is doing, and she is just as surprised as he is. They try to bring Oscar back to his old self by acting grouchy towards him, which works.
SillySailors
Cartoon A sprightly seal tells the story of six silly sailors who split up on a see-saw.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon S - Snake: A snake charmer irritates the snake.
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Film Alphabet Bates skywrites the letter S.
Sam the Snake
Animation Clay animation: Sam the Snake-and other things that begin with S
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 2 Gordon says that "Susan" starts with S. Susan plays a "One of These Things" game with three capital S's and one lowercase. She then says that S is also for "sleep", which Bert is about to do now …
EBnap
Muppets Ernie & Bert — As Bert takes a nap, Ernie tells the viewer how he knows that Bert is asleep - thus waking Bert up, just to tell him it's time for his nap.
(First: Episode 0027)
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SCENE 3 Gordon and some kids observe a live deer. Gordon overhears a typewriter coming from Ernie and Bert's place …
Ernieberttypewriter
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)
Clay.egg
Animation Clay animation: "E" for eat, ear, echo, egg, eagle, eel, elephant and end.
(First: Episode 0003)
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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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SCENE 4 Gordon shows a kid the difference between the capital and lowercase E. "Would you like to see how Big Bird learned about big and little?"
Big&LittleBirds
Muppets Big Bird sees Little Bird and wonders what kind of animal he is. He tries to communicate with Little Bird by barking, meowing, and mooing, until he finally asks what Little Bird is. After Little Bird tells Big Bird that he's a bird, Big Bird doesn't believe him, thinking that birds are big, so Little Bird compares their similarities until he convinces Big Bird that he is a bird.
(First: Episode 0028)
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SCENE 5 Gordon and the kids observe two live pheasants.
0001.AnimalPairs
Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A series of zoo animals are shown in pairs. (with Gordon and kid voiceovers)
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 5
cont'd
Gordon introduces two rhinos.
Song.prettybaby
Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
No2
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Jazzyspies2
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Gordon tests the viewer on which sound is correct for the object he holds.
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0002.sounds2
Film A film of things that make sounds, including birds, farm animals, vehicles and footsteps. Is silence a sound?
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 7 Gordon transitions from sounds to sights, such as …
1247-Crane
Film A steam shovel picks up debris.
(First: Episode 0034)
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SCENE 8 Gordon is about to play a game of "which came first" with some art cards, but Oscar has some real trash to use in the game. Gordon assumes that Oscar replaced his broken vase and dirty silverware with better-looking counterparts, but Oscar says it's the other way around.
No3
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
BuddyJim.window
Cast Buddy and Jim struggle with round and square window frames.
(First: Episode 0009)
Wandawitch1
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 9 Big Bird looks through the newspaper's classified ads, looking for a job. Gordon is a teacher, so Big Bird thinks he could be one too, but they don't have classes on how to be big, yellow and clumsy. Big Bird then thinks he could be a policeman or fireman — or a fisherman, Gordon adds …
0028.fishingboat
Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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SCENE 9
cont'd
Big Bird doesn't think he could be a fisherman, since he got seasick watching the previous film. He wants a job so he'll be useful, but Gordon lists the ways he's already useful.
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
1446d
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg (repeat)
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 10 The sponsors are announced.


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