Sesame Street
Air date February 27, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors H, R, T, 8, 9
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Broken Ukulele

StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon comes home and calls out for Susan, but sees she's not there. He looks around and sees some evidence that she was here: her keys, a half-eaten lunch, a newspaper with a notification to register to vote, and some children's drawings of a cow.
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
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Muppets Grover the Assistant: Kermit and Grover count nine blocks.
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SCENE 2 Gordon sets up a shadow box that Bob made for his science class. Gordon puts some items in the box and sees if we can guess what they are by the shadows they make.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
Tisfortrash
Cartoon "Poverty T": T is for Trash and Ticket
(First: Episode 0020)
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 3 Gordon puts his shadow box away. He hears Susan knock on the door and say she forgot her keys.
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
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SCENE 4 Bob and some kids observe a live Blomberg's toad.
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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)
Hisforhorn
Cartoon "Poverty H": A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
Hisforhole
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
Broken Ukulele
Muppets Broken Ukulele, Part 1: Ernie Ernie encounters a sobbing Beautiful Day Monster, who is crying because his ukulele is broken. Ernie shows him a few things one can do with a broken ukulele, but that doesn't stop the monster from crying. Ernie then offers to fix the ukulele.
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0016)
Broken Ukulele 2
Muppets Broken Ukulele, Part 2: Ernie brings back the ukulele, all fixed. And what does the monster do? He eats it!
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SCENE 5 Bob plays "Three of These Things" with abstract shapes.
Toon.R.Robber
Cartoon R is for Rooster, and Robber, and Rake ...
Artist: Fred Calvert
(First: Episode 0011)
RCollection
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has a collection of Rs in a box. He shows Bert, who says that Ernie will be the laughingstock of Sesame Street if anyone else finds out. Ernie sadly throws away his Rs, and Bert asks to have the box for his J collection.
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 6 Bob, Gordon and the kids observe a live raccoon — an "R" animal. Gordon wonders if it likes eggs.
Eggscookies
Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
Cookie11cookies
Muppets Ernie counts out eleven cookies and one egg. Cookie Monster eats the cookies- and then the egg.
(First: Episode 0054)
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Muppets Gordon meets Professor Hastings and Professor Goldfinch, who will be performing a number. A wild Anything Muppet arrives as their drummer and the trio performs "Spinning Wheel."
(First: Episode 0012)
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SCENE 7 In the kitchen, Susan and the kids look at some pictures and figure out what's wrong with them. Gordon enters and gives her a rose that he just got from a flower salesman. He recalls that Tony was there as well, buying flowers for Lulu, who's back in town …
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Muppets Tony sings "Lulu's Back in Town". Lulu turns out to be the Beautiful Day Monster, with a wig.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 7
cont'd
Susan has put the rose in a vase. She studies it, says that she thinks a rose is about the prettiest thing she knows, and urges us to look closely and see if we don't agree.
Sadflower
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins, and continuo in D Major: II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
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Cast Buddy and Jim get confused when a picture falls off of the wall.
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 8 Gordon, Susan and the kids sign off. The credits roll.


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