Sesame Street
Air date March 16, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors G, L, Y, 2, 3
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Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Gordon and a kid help Big Bird finish a short poem he's writing, by helping him think of words that rhyme with "call".
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Cartoon L is for Lunchbox
(First: Episode 0031)
Letter for Ernie
Muppets Ernie tries to help a mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 2 Bob and Susan sing "I've Got Two."
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Ernie explains to the audience how people have two of everything: "Let's see, we've got two eyes, and two ears, and two noses..." "Hey, you ding-a-ling!" Bert interrupts. "You've only got one nose." Ernie promptly pulls Bert's nose off, sticks it to his own face, and keeps counting. "Two noses, and two eyes, and two ears ... too bad!"
(First: Episode 0061)
SCENE 3 Gordon and some kids observe a live cow.
Film How milk is made, featuring the song "Hey Cow."
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0036)
Muppets Anything Muppet "Y" tag
SCENE 4 Susan reads a book to the kids: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie wants to show Bert his ice cube collection. The ice cubes were so cold that he had to put them in a box covered with an electric blanket. Much to Ernie's surprise, the ice cubes have disappeared. Since they were replaced with water, Ernie suspects that a fish might have stolen them. Bert tells him that it's because they've melted. Ernie, however, is now convinced that a fish melted the ice cubes, and angrily walks out the door to "tear him fin-from-fin."
(First: Episode 0033)
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Mahna Mahna and two Anything Muppet girls sing "Mah Na Mah Na".
(First: Episode 0014)
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)
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.
(First: Episode 0085)
Gorilla toon2
Cartoon G for Gorilla (in man suit)
(First: Episode 0085)
Film Counting 11 eggs and one cookie.
(First: Episode 0002)
Muppets Ernie counts out eleven cookies and one egg. Cookie Monster eats the cookies- and then the egg.
(First: Episode 0054)
SCENE 5 Gordon and some kids observe a live monkey-squirrel. Gordon introduces the next film.
Film A gibbon swings, and an audience cheers when the film ends.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0009)
SCENE 6 Gordon and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter L (First: Episode 0031).
Cartoon L is for Ladder (repeat)
SCENE 7 In the kitchen, Susan shows Big Bird the difference between wet and dry.
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes is standing next to a bathtub full of water. She is dry. A monster appears and throws the water at her, causing her to be wet, and then kisses her. "Bleah!" she says.
(First: Episode 0005)
Susan transitions from Alice into Buddy and Jim.
Cast Buddy and Jim: Jim tries to explain to Buddy what umbrellas are for, but they are both clueless what to do after opening them.
(First: Episode 0005)
SCENE 8 Bob signs off and announces the sponsors.

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