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Sesame Street
Oscar sings, "I Love Trash."
Air date March 20, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Directed by Neil Smith
Sponsors C, F, I, 2, 3

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon recites the alphabet and asks Chet to identify the letter he left out: F.
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Muppets / Cast Bob reads a story with F words featuring Frieda who ventures to her friend Flora's farm with flowers and fruit, but gets lost in a forest. Kermit keeps trying to insert himself into the story (since Frog is a great F word), mishearing Bob when he says "fog" and "log". When Frieda meets a farmer named Fred, who turns out to be a prince, she kisses Prince Fred, and he turns into Kermit.
Cartoon A self-proclaimed "handsome" fly (voiced by Casey Kasem) is indignant about appearing in a segment about the letter F with a "fat and ugly" frog. The frog solves the problem by eating the fly.
(First: Episode 0034)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly
(First: Episode 0032)
Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 1)
(First: Episode 0092)
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 2 In the kitchen, Big Bird asks Susan to teach him about numbers. She points him to the numbers on a clock, on a telephone and on a calendar.
Film "Two Song (Song of Two)"
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon Rocket countdown: Rocket takes off at 7. Then it comes down so the man can continue his countdown, but at 1, it falls over with a huge crash.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 3 In the yard, Big Bird builds a cuckoo clock with help from Susan and Gordon. Little Bird (Caroll Spinney) comes out of the clock when it strikes three.
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: 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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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on tall and short using two Snerfs, who keep changing their size.
(First: Episode 0015)
Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit presents a lecture on big and small with the Beautiful Day Monster and a small monster. Splurge comes in at the end to show what a really big monster looks like.
(First: Episode 0015)
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SCENE 4 Bob explains that monsters and birds come in big and little sizes.
Film Footage of various bird species including hens, flamingos, pigeons, owls, ostriches, cockatoos, and others.
Music: (piano and whistling) Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0019)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert wants to know why there is a cookie lying on the table. Ernie explains that he put it there to remind himself.
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SCENE 5 Susan sees a row of items left on the ground, and asks Big Bird and the kids who could have left them there. A lariat, a cowboy hat, and the sound of hoofbeats … it was a cowboy! Another set of items includes a rolling pin, a baker's hat, and a pie … it was a baker!
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Garbageman and Barber.
(First: Episode 0045)
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0032)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
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)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster shows what he does when he's happy and when he's angry. When he's home, he watches Sesame Street.
(First: Episode 0005)

SCENE 6 Gordon and Lance walk over to Oscar, who's in a good mood today because he's admiring his trash. He sings "I Love Trash", and Gordon introduces a film about the dump.
Song "Where the Garbage Goes," a song film which explains what happens to garbage after it gets thrown away.
Music by Peter Schickele
(First: Episode 0077)
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SCENE 7 Bob does two verses of "Three of These Things" with writing tools and kitchenware.
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (repeat)
Cast Buddy and Jim struggle with round and square window frames.
(First: Episode 0009)
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion. (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor) (repeat)
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SCENE 8 Gordon and some kids look at a live goat. After the credits roll, Gordon signs off and Bob announces the sponsors.

CLOSING SIGNS Ernie and Bert hold up the Sesame Street sign while Kermit the Frog holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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