Sesame Street
Air date February 10, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, B, X, 4, 5
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon greets the viewer, and asks Big Bird if he knows about over, under, around and through. Big Bird is a little rusty, so Gordon shows him with a rope, some doors and a box. He crashes through the doors.
Followtheleader
Film A group of kids play follow the leader and go over, around and through various obstacles, but one of them takes a while to catch on.
(First: Episode 0001)
0010.EB.fivelegs
Muppets Ernie & BertBert overhears Ernie drawing a picture of a dog with five legs. Bert thinks the fifth leg is a tail, because the other four legs have paws. Bert asks about the fifth leg, "Where's its paw?" Ernie replies, "It's gone shopping with its maw."
(First: Episode 0010)
Song5-icecreamsodas
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
5peopleinmyfamily
Muppets "Five People in My Family"
(First: Episode 0008)
Elevator10.oldschool
Cartoon "Count Up Elevator" -- An elevator operator stops at ten floors to pick up passengers, including a witch, a fireman, and a kangaroo. The tenth passenger, a mouse, causes the elevator to overload and explode.
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 2 Bob displays a capital and lowercase A, and presents two messages from the letter A.
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3 Bob says A is also for "animal". He observes a live goat, and then presents two messages from the letter B.
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee.
(First: Episode 0008)
Boxer
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B".
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 4 Bob lets Pat Paulsen say the rest of the alphabet.
PatPulsen-Alphabet
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
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SCENE 5 Gordon prepares a kid for a film of something close up.
Closer-Tomato
Film Close-ups of a tomato are shown.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 5
cont'd
Gordon introduces the next film.
0010.skinfilm
Film Skin is shown in close-ups.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0010)
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SCENE 5
cont'd
Gordon re-introduces the letter A.
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
PIYNGrocerDoctor
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Grocer and Doctor.
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SCENE 6 Gordon hears a train coming from Oscar's trash can. Oscar explains he's set one up to transport him from room to room.
Transportationfilm
Film Transportation
(First: Episode 0005)
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PYP
Muppets Game Show: Pick Your Pet
Lucy Jones insists upon a pet that purrs, has silky hair, and likes milk... the Beautiful Day Monster.
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
0007.EB.A
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie complains when a big letter A appears on the TV screen, so Bert turns off the set, unplugs it, and Ernie takes a bunch of A objects out of the TV, including an acorn, apricots, an apron, an ape, and finally a letter A. When Bert plugs it back in, a big letter B appears on the screen.
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 7 A kid rides a bike. Gordon points out that bikes are made of parts, just like kids.
Film.kidsmadeof
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts.
(First: Episode 0003)
Ebtreasure
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie has a treasure map of the living room, leading to a spot marked with an X. As Bert watches, he digs up a treasure chest with a letter X inside.
(First: Episode 0013)
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Film Commercial X
(First: Episode 0066)
SpeechBalloon.Xray
Cartoon Speech Balloon: X for X-ray
(First: Episode 0064)
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SCENE 8 Susan plays "One of These Things" with X's and B's.
Bearbicycle
Cartoon B is for bear, bicycle, bump, branch and bee. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
Boxer
Cartoon A boxer explains the letter "B". (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Ernie4Quiz
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie's friend holds a huge card of a dog in front of his head. Ernie asks Bert how many feet the dog has, and Bert says four. Next, Ernie's friend holds up a card of a table. Ernie asks Bert how many legs the table has. Again, Bert says four. Ernie's friend then holds up a card that shows a four-eyed monster. Ernie asks Bert, "How many eyes can you count on this face?" Bert again says four, but adds that "nothing in the world has four eyes and looks like that." Ernie's friend lowers the card, revealing himself to be the Beautiful Day Monster- with two extra eyes.
(First: Episode 0009)
Elevator10.oldschool
Cartoon "Count Up Elevator" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 9 Gordon observes a live stump-tailed monkey, and signs off.


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