Sesame Street
Air date March 30, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors I, K, N, 6, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 In the kitchen, Susan welcomes the viewer. She displays a China plate which her mother passed down to her, then accidentally drops it. It breaks into six pieces.
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Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 1
cont'd
Gordon comes home, and Susan feels upset about her accident with the plate. Gordon doesn't give it much thought, which further irritates Susan. They argue for a little bit, then Gordon decides to go for a walk. Susan decides to count to ten.
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Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts to 20.
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SCENE 2 Gordon passes by Oscar's trash can. Oscar is delighted to learn about Gordon's fight with Susan, but tells him to keep it down because he's trying to take a nap. Susan empties some garbage into Oscar's can, which includes the broken plate. Oscar, still wanting to get some sleep, decides to solve this problem by giving Gordon the pieces of the broken plate so he can glue it back together. Gordon remarks, "Sometimes a spoonful of medicine helps the sugar go down."
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Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "A Spoonful of Sugar".
(First: Episode 0005)
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SCENE 3 Back in the kitchen, Gordon encounters Susan, who's baking a cake for him out of remorse. Gordon acknowledges her feelings, and then shows her the repaired plate. Susan thinks she'll finish making the cake before Buddy and Jim can finish making a sandwich.
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Cast Buddy and Jim make a sandwich.
(First: Episode 0008)
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SCENE 4 On the steps, Bob introduces Ernie.
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Ernie: During Ernie's naptime, Cookie Monster tries to steal and eat Ernie's pillow by distracting him with a bell.
(First: Episode 0035)
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SCENE 4 Bob and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter N (First: Episode 0040).
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail
(First: Episode 0040)
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never."
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SCENE 5 Mr. Hooper displays the capital and lowercase letter N, leading to a segment about big and little.
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Film Two men, Big and Little, travel around playing the tuba and violin. Even though they’re different (Big has dark skin, and Little has light skin), together they make beautiful music.
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 6 Bob and the kids observe a live lamb. Bob points out that baby animals learn to walk, and points them to the reindeer film.
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: A baby reindeer takes its first steps. (Music: Joe Raposo)
(First: Episode 0003)
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Cartoon K is for kitten.
(First: Episode 0040)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key
(First: Episode 0040)
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Muppets Cheers: The Anything Muppets cheer for the letter K. (version #2)
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Celebrity Actor James Earl Jones recites the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 7 Bob sits with one foot up on a bentwood chair. He "plucks" at the chair, and we hear a guitar string being plucked. Bob steps down and shows us what he has been hiding behind the chair: a guitar. He introduces a film about noises.
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Film "Noises"
A boy named Julio uses "magic glasses" to see invisible things that make noises, including a train, a cat, a fire engine, a saw, and a man whistling. Can you make those noises?
(First: Episode 0004)
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SCENE 7
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Bob counts the six strings on the guitar.
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Cartoon Jazz #6 (repeat)
(First: Episode 0011)
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Film "Six Song (Song of Six)."
(First: Episode 0011)
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SCENE 8 Big Bird offers to help Mr. Hooper with making a sign advertising ink. Mr. Hooper reminds him that I is the first letter in "ink".
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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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 0033)
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SCENE 8
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Mr. Hooper reminds Big Bird of the next letter in "ink": the letter N.
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Cartoon Eugene wants his talking crow Willis to name some N words, and Willis replies with "no," "nothing," "nobody" and "never." (repeat)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: N - Nail (repeat)
(First: Episode 0040)
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SCENE 8
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Mr. Hooper reminds Big Bird of the next letter in "ink": the letter K.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: K - Key (repeat)
(First: Episode 0040)
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SCENE 8
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The sign is finished, but Big Bird accidentally spills ink on it.
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Film There Once Was a Hand: Skip Hinnant narrates the story of an unhappy hand that wishes he could make a noise.
(First: Episode 0007)
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SCENE 9 Big Bird displays the number 7. He sneezes, and it falls out of his hand.
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Film "Seven Song (Song of Seven)"
(First: Episode 0011)
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Muppets A Muppet father and son switch roles in the forest. The father climbs trees and asks questions, while the son explains things.
(First: Episode 0089)
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SCENE 10 Bob and Gordon and the kids observe a live goose. Gordon signs off.


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