Sesame Street
Air date February 25, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors D, E, M, 8, 9

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon and the kids talk about things that everybody does. Gordon mentions that everyone takes baths, including Ernie.
Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie", an anthem for his beloved rubber duck.
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SCENE 2 Big Bird, holding a letter M, laments to Mr. Hooper that he doesn't know any M words. Mr. Hooper helps him think of some.
Cartoon M for Mail
(First: Episode 0013)
Cartoon M is for Marvelous Martha
(First: Episode 0013)
Cartoon M for mouse, mud, and mother
(First: Episode 0073)
Buddy and Jim Wall Painting
Cast Buddy and Jim - Wall Painting
(First: Episode 0012)
Cartoon "The D Commercial:" Two boys notice a D, saying it looks fat. A resonant voice (Gary Owens) informs them that it's the letter D. This leads to a jazzy story about a dog who digs for dice, wins a duck, and buys a dinosaur with a dime. Moral: "If you dig a dinosaur, drop your duck for a dime."
Studio: Ken Snyder; Director: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 3 Susan reveals nine hidden 9s in a picture of a clown and a lion.
Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
Pat Paulsen 10
Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 10. "Whoopee!"
(First: Episode 0069)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper and a kid look at a live monkey. Mr. Hooper introduces an important message from the letter E.
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 5 In the kitchen, Gordon shows a kid how a magnifying glass is used. He points to a film of something up close …
Film Close-ups of a tomato are shown.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0006)
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Gordon introduces another close-up film.
Film Skin is shown in close-ups.
Music: Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0010)
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Gordon says if you listen real hard, you'll be able to tell that this next segment isn't just music, it's Mah Na Mah Na music.
Muppets Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mah Na Mah Na".
(First: Episode 0014)
Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
Letter for Ernie
Muppets Ernie tries to help a mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
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SCENE 6 Susan plays "One of These Things" with pictures of letters and a palm tree.
Environmental zoo
Film A boy enters a zoo to observe the simulated environments of various animals.
Film Two men, Big and Little, travel around playing the tuba and violin. Even though they’re different (Big has dark skin, and Little has light skin), together they make beautiful music.
(First: Episode 0016)
Ernie writes Mort a letter M
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie has promised to write a letter to his cousin Mort. Bert helps him with the spelling, but Ernie only gets as far as writing a large letter M on the envelope. Bert says he can't continue spelling the name, because Ernie's written M has taken up the whole space. Ernie says it fulfills his promise to Mort: he's written him a letter; the letter M.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 7 Mr. Hooper plays a game with some kids where he has them correct him on what kind of hat he's wearing.
Film "The Little Baker": A boy imagines that he's a baker.
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 8 Gordon observes some white pekin ducks, and signs off.

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