Sesame Street
Air date March 9, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors G, O, Z, 1, 2, 3
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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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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…
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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 …
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
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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.
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Muppets A group of Muppets (including Taminella Grinderfall and Sour Bird) repeat saying "Oh!" when they see a letter O.
(First: Episode 0075)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2
(First: Episode 0001)
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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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Susan plays "One of These Things" again with kitchenware and the number 3.
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Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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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.
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Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
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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.
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Film "One Song (Song of One)"
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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)
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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)
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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.
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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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Bob transitions into the next segment.
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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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Gordon displays a G and a Z, and makes sure the kids know the difference between the two.
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Film Filmfair G: A man asks a purple fellow what G word is behind a circus curtain. It's a gorilla.
(First: Episode 0085)
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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)
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Cartoon Z for zipper
(First: Episode 0025)
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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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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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Bob signs off, and the sponsors are announced.


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