Sesame Street
Air date March 6, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors D, G, Z, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon sits with a kid and greets the viewer, listing all the fun things we'll see today on the show.
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people.
(First: Episode 0008)
Erniebarber
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie gives Bert a haircut, but ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
SSTS-10
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)
Pitchreel-D
Cartoon A small man and his assistant, Dudley, attempt to demonstrate both the capital and lower-case letter D.
(First: Episode 0016)
D balloon
Cartoon D for Dog: the roles between dog and master are reversed.
(First: Episode 0016)
GleepandHairyBert
Muppets Ernie tries to disguise Bert until his hair grows back, but a monster (later known as Grover) mistakes Bert for his father.
(First: Episode 0068)
Toon-fishingABCs
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)
COOOKIIEEEE
Muppets Bert has grown his hair back, but now he talks like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0068)
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SCENE 2 Bob observes a live kinkajou. He introduces the letter G.
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Cartoon A goat discusses the letter "G". A man comes by to also talk about G, but rather than point out that "goat" is a G word, he observes the grass. Disgusted, the goat butts the man out of the way.
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Cartoon G for Gorilla (in man suit)
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Muppets Anything Muppet "G" tag
Filmfair G gorilla
Film Filmfair G: A man asks a purple fellow what G word is behind a circus curtain. It's a gorilla.
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SCENE 3 Gordon puts a shoe on a slanted board, and notices it just sits there. He puts a skate on the board, and sees it roll down, thus demonstrating the usefulness of the wheel.
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Film Different kinds of wheels are shown and what they’re used for.
(First: Episode 0013)
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Cast Buddy and Jim: Jim finds Buddy with his money (4 assorted coins) taped to his forehead for safekeeping. Jim has a better idea, and presents Buddy with a piggy bank. After transferring the coins, Jim also gives Buddy a key to open the bank. But where should Buddy keep the key? Tape that to his forehead? Nope, he merrily drops the key inside the piggy bank, since that's as safe a place as any!
(First: Episode 0031)
You Can Clean Almost Anything
Film You can clean almost anything.
Music: Bach's "Gavotte" performed by the Swingle Singers.
(First: Episode 0001)
Kermitlecturerectangle
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)
PovertyZ
Cartoon "Poverty Z" -- A figure tries to sell a Z. His only customer stops him by locking him inside a zoo cage.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
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Animation Clay animation insert by Jim Henson -- Z words.
(First: Episode 0025)
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
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SCENE 4 Bob sings two verses of "One Of These Things", with artcards: one with 3 big cars and one little car; and one with 3 little houses and one big house.
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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)
Number10
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0021)
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
Bertwhathappens
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Bert shows Ernie pictures and he needs to tell what happens next. Ernie imagines some very random scenarios based on the pictures. For the last picture (a man about to drive his car over a nail), Ernie says, "I think a monster's going to appear." Sure enough, behind Bert's back, Cookie Monster appears: "COOKIE!" Bert faints.
(First: Episode 0056)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
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SCENE 5 Bob and some kids observe a live goat. Bob signs off, and the credits roll.


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