Sesame Street
Air date February 17, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors J, O, R, 6, 7
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TheMr.andMrs.Game

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar needs to mail a letter to his mother, then another one to his friend Hubert Rotten, the president of the Disagreeable Order of Grouches. Gordon helps him out with the first letter, which is picked up by Claude, a rhyming, dancing mailman, who explains to Oscar how a letter gets to its destination. When Claude leaves, Oscar gives Gordon a letter — the letter J.
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Cartoon "The J Commercial:" Two boys scrutinize a J, saying it looks like a fish-hook. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter J. This leads to a jazzy story about Joe. Moral: "Don't jive a judge by jamming a junebug."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon A man talks about the letter J with a jack-in-the-box, whose lid ends up crushing him.
(First: Episode 0071)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: J - Jam
(First: Episode 0012)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "Seven Days."
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Celebrity Ethel Kennedy makes an appearance to read the story Sam.
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Cartoon While fishing one day, a boy catches the letters of the alphabet. Frustrated at not having caught any fish to eat, he decides to use his catch for alphabet soup.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 2 Susan asks some kids if they have any baby siblings, and to try to think of some things that they can do but babies can't. Susan points out that babies have to learn to walk, even animal babies.
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Film Film footage of a 1-day-old baby reindeer taking its first steps.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 3 Big Bird asks Mr. Hooper for some cardboard boxes, then asks Bob for two long skinny pieces of wood, then asks Susan for a big sheet of colored paper and some jar tops.
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Cartoon Ten little Greeblies (bug-like creatures) keep getting separated from their group, teaching a lesson in counting backward.
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 3
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Big Bird has assembled all these different items together to build a makeshift TV set so he can watch The Mr. and Mrs. Game. To the adults' surprise, the set works!
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Muppets Part 1: Guy Smiley hosts "The Mr. and Mrs. Game", a quiz show for newlywed monsters.
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Cartoon R is for Rooster, and Robber, and Rake ...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Part 2: Mr. and Mrs. Monster win the game, and Guy offers the choice of three prizes: a new house, a trip to Hawaii, or a cookie. Mr. Monster ravenously devours the cookie.
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Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Snerf demonstrates shorter and longer, as an announcer's voice introduces a film about giraffes.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Giraffes.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0010)
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Muppets The Snerf also likes to cuddle up to little girls. It thinks it's the cuddliest animal in the world. Silly Snerf ...
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Film "My Kitten"
A boy narrates a film about his playful kitten, Dusty, who has a big imagination.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 4 Susan sings "One of These Things" using pictures of shapes.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit gives a lecture about rectangles. Cookie Monster smashes the shape, but says it'll still work out: "It's a wreck -- and it's a tangle!"
(First: Episode 0017)
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Film "Six Song (Song of Six)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows some picture cards, and asks Bert if he can figure out what happens next in each scenario.
(First: Episode 0017)
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Cartoon A man (voiced by Casey Kasem) explains the letter R with a radio. Once he starts singing, the radio decides to turn him off by tweaking his nose.
(First: Episode 0011)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: R - rabbit
(First: Episode 0014)
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Garbageman and Barber.
(First: Episode 0045)
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper tells a kid to draw a capital and lowercase J.
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Cartoon "The J Commercial:" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon A man talks about the letter J with a jack-in-the-box, whose lid ends up crushing him. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0071)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Cookie Monster drinks both of Kermit's glasses of milk, which he was going to use to explain "more" and "less". When Kermit insults Cookie Monster, several of Cookie Monster's monster pals gang up on Kermit, prompting him to point out that now there are more monsters and less frogs.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 6 Gordon and a kid look over a fence at a …
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Film A steam shovel picks up debris.
(First: Episode 0034)
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SCENE 6
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Gordon signs off. The sponsors and today's book are announced.


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