Sesame Street
Air date February 11, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, B, X, 4, 5
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
0068 01
SCENE 1 Gordon greets the viewer while getting the mail. He has Big Bird guess who was just here. Hint: it's someone they see every day. Big Bird guesses Santa Claus, then Fred Rogers because it's someone he sees everyday. Gordon reveals it was the mailman, then has him guess who might have taken away today's garbage (the garbageman), and who cut his hair. Big Bird's guess is Ernie, since Ernie is now a barber …
Ernie barber 01
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Ernie, having set up shop as a barber, gives Bert a haircut, but he ends up removing all of his hair.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
Ernie barber 02
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 2: Ernie tries to disguise Bert until his hair grows back, but a monster (later known as Grover) mistakes Bert for his father and lugs him away.
No4
Film Four Song (Song of Four)
(First: Episode 0006)
Ernie barber 03
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 3: Bert has quickly grown his hair back, but his brief time amongst monsters has resulted in his speaking like Cookie Monster.
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #1
(First: Episode 0001)
0068 02
SCENE 2 Gordon says that Bob has a game for us to play. We could walk our way over there, or even run — but Gordon says we can eat our way over. The frame freezes, and is munched away …
0006.munchmunch
Transition The screen is eaten away from Gordon to Bob.
(First: Episode 0006)
0068 03
SCENE 3 The second munching reveals Bob, who has a pile of props. He suggests that we divide all these things into ways. of getting places, i.e. transportation, vs. non-transportation.
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0056.Fruit2
Film Audio of John Glenn from the Friendship 7 flight plays over what appears to be a journey through outer space, but it's actually closeup shots from a bowl of fruit.
Music: 2nd movement from Dvořák's Symphony No. 9
(First: Episode 0019)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #2
(First: Episode 0001)
Kermitsletterlecture
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to present a lecture about the letter B, but Cookie Monster eats the bottom of the B and turns it into an R. Kermit talks about the R, but then Cookie Monster snacks some more, and makes it a P. Kermit tries to go on, but the monster keeps eating, making it into an F, and then an I, and then nothing at all. Kermit chides Cookie Monster for ruining his lesson. Cookie Monster gives Kermit a kiss, then exits.
(First: Episode 0006)
Paintingb
Film Kids paint pictures of things that start with B.
Producer: Ken Snyder Enterprises
(First: Episode 0008)
KermitlectureBsound
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about making the B sound, with much detail. When Beautiful Day Monster walks by, Kermit goes over the lesson again. The monster does the noise perfectly, but his "BAH!" scares Kermit away, and fogs up the screen.
0068 04
SCENE 4 Gordon wants to introduce us to Roosevelt Franklin. Where is he?
RooseveltCounting
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin and his mother sing "Roosevelt Franklin Counts".
Dot Bridge 02 late
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
Jazzyspies5
Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
0068 05
SCENE 5 Susan introduces Jackie Robinson.
Jackierobinsonalphabet
Celebrity Jackie Robinson says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0054)
0068 06
SCENE 6 Susan overhears loud music coming from Oscar's can. Oscar is tuned in to his favorite grouch radio station, which plays hits such as "I Wanna Hold Your Claw" and "A Grump Named Sue". Susan tells him to turn the radio down so we can talk about the alphabet, but he doesn't want to, because he doesn't care about the alphabet. He soon hears that there is a grouch radio contest, the prize of which is two dozen liverwurst donuts. Oscar receives the call, and to win the prize, he has to recite the alphabet. He's out of luck, since he can't remember the last letter, and Susan won't help him. When he doesn't get the prize, he politely asks for Susan's help with the alphabet.
Dot Bridge 03 early
Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
BuddyJim.paperairplane
Cast Buddy and Jim try to fly a paper airplane.
(First: Episode 0013)
Dot Bridge 04 third red
Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
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)
No5
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
SSGroverOriginalNearandFar
Muppets A monster demonstrates the difference between "near" and "far" by running away from the camera and back, eventually fainting from exhaustion.
(First: Episode 0057)
Dot Bridge 05 all red
Cartoon Dot Bridge (all the dots turn red)
(First: Episode 0001)
Nosesnatcher1

Nosesnatcher2
Muppets Bert says that he and Ernie are looking at the "Mysterious Nose-Snatcher." Ernie, disagreeing, walks closer and closer to the camera to see. His face begins to black out the screen...but when he moves back into view, his nose is missing!
(First: Episode 0005)
Rocketfallsover
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
X-ends
Cartoon "Poverty X": A peanut-shaped figure lists the words that the letter "X" can be found in.
(First: Episode 0006)
Rocketwater
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket shoots water.
(First: Episode 0022)
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0068 07b
SCENE 7 Oscar reads a book to Gordon: Go Away, Dog! by Joan L. Nodset, about a boy who hates dogs but eventually grows to love the one he's given.
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SCENE 7
cont'd
Gordon leaves Oscar and Bob announces the sponsors.


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