Sesame Street
Air date April 9, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors A, Q, U, 8, 9
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon greets the viewer while passing by Oscar's can with a kid. Oscar invites them to play a grouchy rhyming game with him.
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people.
(First: Episode 0008)
Ernie8Salesman
Muppets Lefty the Salesman wants to sell an 8 to Ernie, who ran out of money buying some 9s. Ernie then offers to sell Lefty his 9s.
(First: Episode 0079)
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Cartoon Jazz #8
(First: Episode 0016)
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SCENE 2 Bob and the kids look up and see Alphabet Bates skywrite the letter U. Bob introduces Lou Rawls.
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Celebrity Lou Rawls sings the alphabet song to a group of kids.
(First: Episode 0043)
Awardu
Cartoon "Poverty U" -- A figure gives a salute to the letter U, and presents the letter with a bouquet of flowers.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0036)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: U for Umbrella
(First: Episode 0038)
Kermitlecturerectangle
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit gives a lecture about rectangles. Cookie Monster smashes the shape, but says it'll still work out: "It's a wreck -- and it's a tangle!"
(First: Episode 0017)
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SCENE 3 Bob and the kids look at a live animal. Bob points out its feet.
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Film Feet #1 (0:40)
Qwords
Cartoon "Poverty Q": A figure demonstrates Q words, despite the unruly stem of his letter Q that keeps detaching itself.
(First: Episode 0048)
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Cartoon Q - quarter
(First: Episode 0046)
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SCENE 4 Gordon points out to the kids that a person's face can show how they feel. He tells them to show what they look like when they're happy, sad, surprised and angry.
Clay-faces
Animation In a clay-animated segment, a green narrator uses his red and yellow friends (and a monster) to demonstrate how faces can show feelings.
(First: Episode 0090)
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SCENE 4
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Gordon asks the kids about their favorite game, their favorite color and their favorite animal. He knows what Ernie's favorite animal is…
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Muppets Ernie sings "Rubber Duckie", an anthem for his beloved rubber duck.
(First: Episode 0078)
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SCENE 5 Gordon asks Bob if he got the word from Oscar. Bob didn't, so he goes over to Oscar's can, where Oscar gives him the word: "garbage".
Wheredoesgarbagego
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)
Alligatortoon
Cartoon A man displays the capital and lowercase A, and explains what an alligator is.
(First: Episode 0006)
Aisforape
Cartoon Speech Balloon: A for Ape
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Monsters look at a big A.
(First: Episode 0083)
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SCENE 6 Bob reads the kids a story, telling them to ring a bell whenever they hear something wrong with it.
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Cast Buddy and Jim struggle with buttons.
(First: Episode 0015)
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Film "Nine Song (Song of Nine)"
(First: Episode 0016)
Erasercartoon
Cartoon A boy counts while erasing things and people. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0008)
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Nosesnatcher2
Muppets Bert says that he and Ernie are looking at the "Mysterious Nose-Snatcher." Ernie, disagreeing, walks closer and closer to the camera to see. His face begins to black out the screen...but when he moves back into view, his nose is missing!
(First: Episode 0005)
BabyAlice-NearFar
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes demonstrates near and far.
(First: Episode 0079)
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Muppets Grover demonstrates the difference between "near" and "far" by running away from the camera and back, eventually fainting from exhaustion.
(First: Episode 0057)
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Film Rocks
(First: Episode 0045)
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SCENE 7 Bob does two verses of the "Classification Song" with shapes and letter Us.
Unicornclaymation
Animation Clay animation film by Jim Henson: A unicorn talks about U words.
(First: Episode 0037)
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SCENE 8 Gordon and some kids observe a live Tibetan dog. Gordon introduces Kermit.
Kermit'sBearExc
Muppets Kermit's Lectures - Kermit watches some live bears do exercises.
(First: Episode 0044)
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SCENE 8
cont'd
Gordon signs off.


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