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Sesame Street
Air date February 6, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, S, W, 2, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob greets the viewer. He watches some kids play, and says it's nice to have friends to play with.
Ernie Gordon Anything.jpg
Muppets / Cast Gordon encounters Ernie, who is sad because everyone is too busy to play with him. Gordon produces a blank Anything Muppet, names him "Harvey" and puts some facial features on him β€” first he's a poet who would rather think of rhymes than play with Ernie, then he's sad, then he's angry. Gordon solves this by modifying Harvey's face to look more like Ernie's, and sees that the two of them seem to have everything else in common. "I think Ernie just made a friend," says Gordon.
(First: Episode 0038)
Cartoon A sprightly seal tells the story of six silly sailors who split up on a see-saw.
Artist: Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0002)
Sam the Snake.JPG
Animation Clay animation: Sam the Snake-and other things that begin with S
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 2 Bob and Susan sing "Right in the Middle of My Face".
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Gordon and a kid observe some live gerbils. Gordon demonstrates the meaning of the word "stop".
Film "What if you were magic, and could make things stop just by telling it to, or make it go backwards? Stop! Then you could see what things look like when they're moving. Go forwards! Stop! Well, film is magic, and this is a film, so you can be magic for three minutes. Like this: Go slow, water fountain! Now, you try it."
(First: Episode 0047)
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert 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 0019)
Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble a W.
(First: Episode 0005)
Cartoon "Wanda the Witch"
Animation by Tee Collins
(First: Episode 0001)
Cast Buddy and Jim: Buddy gives Jim a present, which is a mirror, but each one thinks it's a picture of themselves.
(First: Episode 0006)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie wants to have some cookies. Bert asks Ernie if he knows what "before" means, and Ernie demonstrates by saying that before he can have a cookie, he has to open the lid to a cookie jar, and after he closes the lid, he eats the cookie. He demonstrates a few times, until he loses his appetite for dinner.
(First: Episode 0007)
SCENE 4 In the kitchen, Susan asks a girl who made Ernie's cookies. A doctor? A fireman? No … a baker.
Film "The Little Baker": A boy imagines that he's a baker.
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets Gordon puts some features on some Anything Muppets, forming them into a family. They all sing "Consider Yourself".
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 5 Susan sings a selection song with pictures of big and little stick figures, and different sized shapes.
Letter for Ernie.jpg
Muppets Ernie tries to help a mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
SCENE 6 Gordon talks about machines.
Scrapyard baler.jpg
Film A magnetic scrapyard baler is used to lift cars into a compacter.
(First: Episode 0024)
Cartoon "Jazz #2" (repeat)
SCENE 7 Bob observes some baby chicks. The credits roll and the sponsors are announced.

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