Sesame Street
Air date February 9, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, B, X, 4, 5
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird alerts Mr. Hooper that he has a big package waiting for him at the store. Mr. Hooper takes out the contents, piece by piece, and has Big Bird guess what it is: an adjustable stool. He lets Big Bird put it together.
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Big Bird has put the adjustable stool together, but only to suit his tall height. Mr. Hooper points out that this won't work for the other customers. Big Bird tells him to take a walk and let him fix it. And now a word from the letter X.
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Film Commercial X
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SCENE 1
cont'd
When Mr. Hooper comes back, he sees that Big Bird has now adjusted the stool to be too tall. Big Bird suggests he go out and look at a manhole cover.
ManholeCover
Film The “unsung beauty of manhole covers” is explored.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Mr. Hooper hears a crash, and rushes back to the store, fearing the worst. Big Bird laments that he broke the stool because it won't adjust anymore, but Mr. Hooper thinks it's just the right height. "You're more talented than a one-man band," he compliments Big Bird.
Octopusband
Song "Octopus One-Man Band"
(First: Episode 0004)
SpoonfulSugar
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "A Spoonful of Sugar".
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 2 Bob shows some kids a picture of house with items of clothing embedded, using a flo-pen to help trace the outlines.
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Cast Buddy comes home with a new jacket and Jim tries to find out how to get him to see the large label still on it.
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert has a number 4 in his hand, and asks Ernie what it is. Ernie says it's a chocolate cream pie. Bert points him to a film about the number 4.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets When the clip is over, Ernie guesses that the 4 is a banana cream pie. "If this 4 is a banana cream pie, then what is this?" asks Bert, while he pulls out a pie. "That's a 4!" Ernie grins, and Bert pushes the pie in Ernie's face. "I knew what it was all along," Ernie remarks, "but who wants to get hit in the face with a 4?"
(First: Episode 0006)
Octopusband
Song "Octopus One-Man Band" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 3 In the kitchen, Susan has a kid draw the capital and lowercase A.
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon / Muppets Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes is standing next to a bathtub full of water. She is dry. A monster appears and throws the water at her, causing her to be wet, and then kisses her. "Bleah!" she says.
Ernie & BertErnie and Bert watch the Alice cartoon on TV, and Ernie laughs when he sees Alice being kissed by the monster. Bert says Ernie wouldn't think it was so funny if a monster kissed him. Beautiful Day Monster appears, and kisses Ernie, who says, "Bleah!" Bert laughs.
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper cleans up his store, while talking to a kid about cleanliness.
You Can Clean Almost Anything
Film You can clean almost anything.
Music: Bach's "Gavotte" performed by the Swingle Singers.
(First: Episode 0001)
Kermitcookiehappyface
Muppets Kermit tries to give a lecture on being happy, but Cookie Monster eats Kermit's happy face prop, which makes him mad.
Littlegirlsalphabet
Cartoon A little girl sings "The Alphabet Song," while continually admonished by an adult in voice-over. (ending cut)
(First: Episode 0010)
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SCENE 5 Bob reads a book: Dear Uncle Carlos by Seymour Reit. He mentions that "book" begins with B.
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie is startled when a buzzing B enters the room and flies around. Bert thinks it's harmless, but then it stings Bert on the nose.
(First: Episode 0013)
Toon.Butterfly
Cartoon Speech Balloon: B for Butterfly (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 6 On the steps, Mr. Hooper shows a kid how many shapes can be made from four lines.
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Rectangles2
Film "Rectangles"
Rectangles in the city and country are shown to a percussion soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0005)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows Bert his A machine. You turn the crank over here, you push the button on top, and out comes an A. But it doesn't work when it rains, it only makes A when the sun shines.
(First: Episode 0006)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 7 Bob sings the "Sorting Song" as two kids guess which one doesn't belong.
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Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five) (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 8 Today's sponsors and book are announced.


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