Sesame Street
Air date February 5, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors I, P, X, 2, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon and Mr. Hooper encounter a pile of junk, and disagree on who's responsible for it. Bob attempts to mediate, when Gordon and Mr. Hooper argue over who threw out a number 3.
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 2 Bob tries to mediate the situation, but it looks like it's going to take awhile.
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 1: Ernie expects a call from Bert, but lets Cookie Monster make a phone call to his mommy, provided it's short. He proceeds to tell her about show and tell at school.
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Chris uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including construction equipment, a baby crying, people coughing and sneezing, a car honking, a telephone, and a typewriter. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 3 As Gordon and Mr. Hooper continue to argue, Big Bird arrives and adds to the junk pile, which the garbageman will collect soon, since today is trash day. Realizing this, Bob settles the argument. Mr. Hooper and Gordon apologize to each other, then argue over who started it. Bob points them to a message from the letter P.
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Film A boy paints a picture of a porcupine on glass.
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Film "Boy at Beach"
A boy walks on the beach, and sees a sandpiper, a crab, a hermit crab, and other animals.
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 4 In the kitchen, Susan quizzes two kids on what's the same and different about the dishes she's washing.
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Muppets Kermit talks about "same" by showing two identical rectangles. Cookie Monster eats one of them, making them different.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 5 Susan plays a sounds game with the kids, where she holds up a picture and has them guess the correct sound that plays.
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Julio uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including a train, a cat, a fire engine, a saw, and a man whistling. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 2: Cookie Monster tells his mommy about jumping rope after school and counts the jumps he made.
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray
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Film Body Parts vs. Heavy Equipment: Three boys (including Brian Henson) pretend to be steam shovels, playing in the dirt. This segues into footage of real construction vehicles. A parallel is drawn between the machinery and how the boys' arms and mouths work.
(First: Episode 0003)
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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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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 3: Cookie Monster has counted up to 4,614 by now and asks how his brother Fred is. Ernie offers him a box of cookies to get off the phone.
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SCENE 6 Susan reads a book to the kids: City in the Summer by Eleanor Schick. She observes that ice cream is fun to eat in the summer.
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Muppets Three Anything Muppets sing "Everyone Likes Ice Cream".
(First: Episode 0026)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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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)
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Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 4: Cookie Monster finally gets off the phone, and then eats it. When Bert calls, Ernie has to talk to him through Cookie Monster's mouth.
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SCENE 7 Bob transitions from Ernie to James Earl Jones.
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Celebrity Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Jazz #3" (repeat)
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)" (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray (repeat)
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SCENE 8 On the steps, Bob shows the kids some photos of things from different angles and has them guess what they are.
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Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (repeat)
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Muppets Gordon asks Ernie to put three balls and a balloon into four small boxes. When Ernie learns the trick, he tries to play the game with Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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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". (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream. (repeat)
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Cartoon "Poverty X" (repeat)
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SCENE 9 Susan signs off.


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