Sesame Street
Air date March 3, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, H, T, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon greets and says that a busy day is coming up. Michael Cooney is going to stop by again, and all sorts of things are going on. Everybody seems so busy today. Gordon observes what everyone is doing, and comes to conclusions by noticing the things they wear, the items they hold, etc.
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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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SCENE 2 Gordon sits on the steps with the kids, and displays some pictures of things that begin with H, and asks if they can find the hidden H's in the pictures.
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Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
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Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
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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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Cast Gordon and Bob put an H together.
(First: Episode 0081)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)
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Muppets Gordon asks Ernie to put three balls and a balloon into four small boxes. When Ernie learns the trick, he tries to play the game with Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0008)
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Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
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SCENE 3 Susan reads a book to the kids: 5A and 7B by Eleanor Schick.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape (repeat)
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Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 4 Gordon introduces Michael Cooney.
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SCENE 4
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Michael and the kids play the call-and-response game, "Bear Hunt".
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 4
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Gordon introduces Kermit.
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Muppets Kermit tries to give a lecture on being happy, but Cookie Monster eats Kermit's happy face prop, which makes him mad.
(First: Episode 0066)
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SCENE 5 Susan sings "If You're Happy and You Know It" with the kids, then asks them how they'd feel in certain situations — like sitting on a bee.
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Film A bumble bee
Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 5
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Susan introduces the next location.
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Film Corn grows in a field.
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SCENE 5
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Susan introduces the next location.
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Film A magnetic scrapyard baler is used to lift cars into a compacter.
(First: Episode 0024)
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Fireman and Postman.
(First: Episode 0023)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie finds an egg on the counter. Bert asks him to put it away so he can eat it later. Ernie doesn't understand why. Bert sighs, "Drop it!"... and Ernie does.
(First: Episode 0003)
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Muppets Kermit talks about "same" by showing two identical rectangles. Cookie Monster eats one of them, making them different.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 6 Gordon re-introduces Michael, who sings "Little Cottage in the Woods" with the kids. Gordon is about to sign off, when Susan introduces one last film.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play".
(First: Episode 0047)
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SCENE 7 Gordon and Susan wrap the show.


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