Sesame Street
Air date March 2, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, H, T, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Big Bird has to carry a lot of balloons over to Hooper's Store. He thinks that instead of bringing them one by one, he can put all the balloons into a nearby box. He leaves the box at Hooper's, not realizing that the box is bottomless. Bob and the kids corral the fallen balloons in another part of the steps, and when Big Bird comes back, he's surprised when he sees the balloons on the steps, so he puts them in another box, also without a bottom. Susan sees the balloons and gathers them in one place. When Big Bird comes back, Susan finally points out to him that she threw those boxes out. Big Bird then has an idea: he can put the balloons in a box with the lid on the bottom.
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
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)
Erniecookiemonsterapple
Muppets Ernie demonstrates the word "Apple"; Cookie Monster eats Ernie's apple.
(First: Episode 0047)
Jackierobinsonalphabet
Celebrity Jackie Robinson says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0054)
Film.kidsmadeof
Song "What Kids Are Made Of" - a song about body parts.
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 2 Gordon plays a "One of These Sounds" game with some kids.
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Chris uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including construction equipment, a baby crying, people coughing and sneezing, a car honking, a telephone, and a typewriter. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit teaches “full” with a full glass of milk until Cookie Monster drinks it all (with a straw). Disgusted, Kermit complains that he didn’t want to teach “empty”, but finds that he can still talk about “full”; the monster is now ‘’full’’ of milk.
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen demonstrates the different between a full and an empty wastebasket.
Boxsalesman
Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell Ernie an empty box, explaining that he can fill the box with things like a pet mouse (if Ernie had one) and jellybeans (if they rained from the sky). Ernie wants an empty box, but doesn't have any money. However, Bert brings a box of cookies, and Ernie throws the cookies out so he can catch jellybeans from the sky.
Rocketfallsover
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 3 Gordon, Bob, and some kids look at a live iguana. Gordon introduces the letter H.
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)
Hladycartoon
Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
Puthtogether
Cast Gordon and Bob put an H together.
Hisforhole
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
Rocketwater
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket shoots water.
(First: Episode 0022)
E&BApplianceWar
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie and Bert are watching TV, but Bert gets bored and decides to play a record. Ernie tells him to turn down the volume, but Bert won't, so Ernie drowns out Bert's music by playing the radio. Bert then retaliates by turning on the blender. With all four things running at once, they blow a fuse, causing a total blackout in their apartment. Bert goes outside to fix the fuse box, while Ernie turns off all the things that were running. When the lights come back on, they decide to play cards instead of fight.
(First: Episode 0003)
Rocketearlytakeoff
Cartoon Rocket countdown: Rocket takes off at 7. Then it comes down so the man can continue his countdown, but at 1, it falls over with a huge crash.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 4 Susan tells the kids to identify which order the pictures go in. She introduces the letter T.
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Cartoon A poem filled with T words, including a teacher, toys, Texas, and "turtles with brains".
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0021)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Julio uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including a train, a cat, a fire engine, a saw, and a man whistling. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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Muppets Ernie sings "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked a Cake" when a hungry Cookie Monster demands a cookie.
(First: Episode 0031)
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SCENE 5 Bob and a kid observe the difference between the capital and lowercase T by drawing them.
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Cartoon A poem filled with T words (repeat)
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 6 Susan displays some shape cards to the kids: a rectangle, a triangle, and a circle — which is round.
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Film A live-action film shows circles in every-day life, from Coca-Cola bottle caps, to moving wheels, to yo-yos, bubbles, and balloons, set to a lively soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 7 Gordon and the kids observe a live sheep. Gordon signs off and announces the sponsors.


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