Sesame Street
Air date March 9, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors G, O, Z, 1, 2, 3
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob and some kids observe a live Margay cat. Bob remarks that there are many pets to choose from, especially on game shows.
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PYP
Muppets Game Show: Pick Your Pet
Lucy Jones insists upon a pet that purrs, has silky hair, and likes milk... the Beautiful Day Monster.
(First: Episode 0067)
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SCENE 2 The adults cheer Big Bird on as he prepares to write a letter O, but he writes a G instead. They point him to the following film…
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 2
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Big Bird starts again, but this time makes a C instead of an O. They point him to the next film …
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
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SCENE 2
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Big Bird successfully makes an O, but then turns it into a Q. The adults point him to the sky, where Alphabet Bates is skywriting the letter Q (First: Episode 0047). At last, Big Bird makes the O, which the adults applaud.
Muppets-OTag
Muppets A group of Muppets (including Taminella Grinderfall and Sour Bird) repeat saying "Oh!" when they see a letter O.
(First: Episode 0075)
Dot Bridge 01 straight
Cartoon Dot Bridge #2
(First: Episode 0001)
Bertsnose
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie holds a hanky while Bert sneezes -- and Bert's nose comes off in Ernie's hand. Ernie teases Bert by putting his nose back in the wrong places.
(First: Episode 0026)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot is late and travels through the others)
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 3 In the kitchen, Susan plays "One of These Things" with kitchenware and the number 2.
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Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 3
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Susan plays "One of These Things" again with kitchenware and the number 3.
Jazzyspies3
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
No3
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 4 Bob asks some kids how they're feeling, and has them guess how he's feeling by looking at his face. He sings "A Face", and introduces the next film.
Song.prettybaby
Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
AllTogetherNow
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "All Together Now".
(First: Episode 0015)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (last dot shows up early)
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 5 Bob, Gordon and the kids observe a live Siamese cat. Gordon introduces the next string of films.
Rocketcountdowntakeoff
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Film "One Song (Song of One)"
Rocketblowsup
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge (third dot wants to be red)
(First: Episode 0001)
Countdown launch success
Cartoon Countdown series #7 — Unlike previous segments, the rocket successfully launches at the right time as everyone celebrates, and the director grins at the camera.
(First: Episode 0042)
Buddyjimhammer
Cast Buddy and Jim hang a picture.
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Bob, Susan and Gordon talk with the kids about over, through, and around. Gordon introduces the next film.
Followtheleader
Film A group of kids play follow the leader and go over, around and through various obstacles, but one of them takes a while to catch on.
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6
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Bob transitions into the next segment.
E&B&BDMonsterHoop
Muppets Ernie and Bert: Ernie demonstrates the word "through" with the help of Beautiful Day Monster and Bert, who holds a hoop.
(First: Episode 0023)
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SCENE 6
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Gordon displays a G and a Z, and makes sure the kids know the difference between the two.
Filmfair G gorilla
Film Filmfair G: A man asks a purple fellow what G word is behind a circus curtain. It's a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0085)
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
(First: Episode 0085)
ZforZipper
Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
Jump rope alphabet game
Film Girls play a jump rope alphabet game: “I’ve got an A in my ankle, I’ve got a B in my back,” etc. A boy wants to play, but one of the girls says the game is for girls only. Finally, when he contributes “I’ve got a Z in my zebra,” one of the girls says he can play.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 6
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Gordon: "Ernie and Bert's problems are not over yet. Watch this …"
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home.
(First: Episode 0030)
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SCENE 6
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Bob signs off, and the sponsors are announced.


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