Sesame Street
Air date March 25, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors L, U, Y, 4, 5
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Fourblindmice

Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon greets from the steps. As he does, several children come tearing down the street, one on a bicycle, another on an orange crate scooter, others following on foot. He observes that everybody has their own way of getting from one place to another.
Film-AnimalMoves
Film Kids narrate a film of animals moving in different ways.
Music: Joe Raposo
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SCENE 2 Gordon, Bob and the kids look at a live bush baby.
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SCENE 2
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Susan has four leftover balloons from a kid's birthday, and is about to give them away, when Oscar suggests she can throw them away in his trash can by tying them to the lid. Susan suspects Oscar likes balloons and won't admit it because he's a grouch.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
Fourblindmice
Muppets Anything Muppets sing a round of "Four Blind Mice". (intro removed)
(First: Episode 0009)
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SCENE 3 Bob happens by Oscar's can and compliments him on the four balloons. Oscar resents this, and Gordon has an idea …
Unicornclaymation
Animation Clay animation film by Jim Henson: A unicorn talks about U words.
(First: Episode 0037)
SpeechBalloon.Umbrella
Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
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SCENE 4 Gordon comes out of 123 Sesame Street holding four more helium filled balloons. Loudly he announces that they are more balloons left over from the birthday party, and he has to get rid of them. Oscar bursts forth and suggests he could tie them to the trash can lid, but Gordon says he'll just pop them. Oscar begs him not to pop them, so Gordon lets him have them, but only if he admits he likes them.
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)
Lisforladder
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Lisforlunchbox
Cartoon L is for Lunchbox
(First: Episode 0031)
Erniebarber
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie gives Bert a haircut, but ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
Jazzyspies5
Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
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)
No5
Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
COOOKIIEEEE
Muppets Bert has grown his hair back, but now he talks like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0068)
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SCENE 5 Bob and kids have nearly completed a large structure on the sidewalk using rectangular, cylindrical and triangular blocks. They quickly complete it, and it falls as they do. Bob asks the kids to help him put the blocks away. He has three boxes with the appropriate shape drawn on the front of each. He asks the kids which box each block goes in. After playing this for a short time, he holds up a triangle and a square, and asks if they'd like to hear a story about the two.
Jazzyshapes
Cartoon A male voice narrates a story of a jazzy triangle who loved to dance, and a square square. The triangle likes being flexible, but the square would rather be stiff and *square*.
Music: "Waltz in Mean Time," David Lee
(First: Episode 0007)
KermitSomeMoreMostJellybeans
Muppets Kermit teaches some, more, and most with jellybeans in jars while Cookie Monster eats each jar of jellybeans.
(First: Episode 0022)
Yellowyahoo
Cartoon The life of a Yellow Yahoo
(First: Episode 0043)
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo
(First: Episode 0036)
KermitSomeMoreMostMarbles
Muppets Kermit returns to teach some, more, and most again, but with marbles in jars this time. Cookie Monster eats one jarfull and hurts his mouth.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 6 Bob, Gordon and the kids look at a live Persian kitten. Bob introduces James Earl Jones.
Jamesearljonescounts
Celebrity James Earl Jones counts to 10.
(First: Episode 0005)
10-Ams-monsters
Muppets Some Anything Muppets and monsters (including Cookie Monster, an early Grover, Beautiful Day Monster, Scudge, and Fred's son) pile up and count to 10.
(First: Episode 0084)
BuddyJim.paperairplane
Cast Buddy and Jim try to fly a paper airplane.
(First: Episode 0013)
Song.Littlebit

Song.LittleBit02
Film A voice narrates a film about how things begin -- including roosters, buildings, lakes, cups, birthday cakes, trees, and babies.
Portions of this film were later re-edited into "A Little Bit (at the Beginning)".
(First: Episode 0003)
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SCENE 7 In the yard, Susan reads a book: The Cat who Thought He Was a Tiger by Polly Cameron.
0056.Fruit1

0056.Fruit2
Film What looks to be a journey through outer space (with astronauts talking in the background) is actually a closeup of a bowl of fruit.
(First: Episode 0019)
Cartoonyoyo
Cartoon Y is for Yo-Yo (repeat)
(First: Episode 0036)
Sadflower
Film A film shows parts of a flower.
Music: Vivaldi's Concerto for lute, 2 violins, and continuo in D Major: II - Largo
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 8 The sponsors are announced.


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