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Sesame Street
Air date March 27, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors F, K, N, 4, 5
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon goes around Sesame Street to see what everyone is doing today. He encounters Susan watering the flowers in the windowsill, then hears typing coming from Bert and Ernie's apartment.
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie reads Bert a dramatic story that he's just written. The "story" is actually the alphabet, which Ernie reads in an overwrought manner.
(First: Episode 0009)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1: Dots appear uniformly
(First: Episode 0001)
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Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
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SCENE 2 Gordon finds Bob and the kids in front of the pet store, looking at a live raccoon in the window. Does the raccoon have a funny face?
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Song Sesame Street Animal Films: Joe Raposo sings George Gershwin's "Funny Face."
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #1 (repeat)
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SCENE 3 Gordon goes to Hooper's Store, and sees the counter covered with miscellaneous objects, including safety pins. He guesses that Mr. Hooper is going to put them away in a drawer, but first, Mr. Hooper says he's going to listen to Mahalia Jackson …
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Celebrity Mahalia Jackson sings "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" with some kids.
(First: Episode 0029)
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SCENE 3
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After the song, Gordon asks Mr. Hooper for an ice cream soda. Mr. Hooper puts away the miscellaneous objects, including the safety pins, but then Gordon asks for five safety pins.
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Film Five Song (Song of Five)
(First: Episode 0006)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper gives Gordon what he ordered, then in a rush, puts it in the drawer β€” even the ice cream soda!
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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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Muppets Part 1: Guy Smiley hosts "The Mr. and Mrs. Game", a quiz show for newlywed monsters.
(First: Episode 0072)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #2: Last dot is late and travels through the others
(First: Episode 0001)
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Muppets Part 2: Mr. and Mrs. Monster win the game, and Guy offers the choice of three prizes: a new house, a trip to Hawaii, or a cookie. Mr. Monster ravenously devours the cookie.
(First: Episode 0072)
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SCENE 5 Susan is glad she's not a monster. She looks up and sees someone skywriting the letter N (First: Episode 0040).
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The announcer blasts off.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 6 Gordon reads a book to some kids: Six Foolish Fishermen by Robert San Souci. He introduces Kermit, who will now talk about the letter F.
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the letter F. He wanted an F, but someone sent him an E. A monster asks what the difference is between E and F, and then solves Kermit’s problem by eating the bottom line of the E so Kermit can talk about F.
(First: Episode 0033)
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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)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 2)
(First: Episode 0093)
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SCENE 7 Susan, at an easel, invites us to play the "Selection Song" game. She does two verses, one with clothing and sports items, the other with tools and instruments.
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Muppets Gordon meets Professor Hastings and Professor Goldfinch, who will be performing a number. A wild Anything Muppet arrives as their drummer and the trio performs "Spinning Wheel".
(First: Episode 0012)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #3: Last dot shows up early
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 8 Bob and the kids observe some live ducks. Bob introduces Kermit.
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Muppets Kermit the Frog sings "Bein' Green".
(First: Episode 0087)
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Cartoon Dot Bridge #4: Third dot wants to be red
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 9 Big Bird unveils the letter F, which is upside down.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: F for Fly (repeat)
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Cartoon Fly and frog (repeat)
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Muppets The Anything Muppets cheer about the letter F. (version 3)
(First: Episode 0093)
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SCENE 10 Big Bird unveils the letter K, which is also upside down.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #1)
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SCENE 11 Big Bird unveils the letter N, which looks the same either way. The picture of the N is covered by a matte transition of hammering each corner away.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail (repeat)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie doesn't want to eat Swiss cheese, because it has holes in it, but Bert tells Ernie that holes make Swiss cheese taste better than the regular kind. Ernie says that he'll eat the cheese and that Bert can eat the holes.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon Jazz #5
(First: Episode 0005)
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Film Five Song (Song of Five) (repeat)
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SCENE 12 The credits roll. Big Bird and the kids wave goodbye from the pet shop.


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