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Sesame Street
Air date April 13, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors E, O, V, 10
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Bob, Susan, and Mr. Hooper notice some boxes in front of Oscar's trash can. They figure the boxes belong to Big Bird, since they've seen him use boxes to make a truck, a clock, and a television set. Oscar pops up and says the boxes are his, and has them build a box wall in front of his can, so he can't see them.
Film A talking tree tells a boy about the difference between here and there, near and far, and close and next to.
Here and There.jpg
Muppets Billy wants to learn about here and there, so the Beautiful Day Monster and Cookie Monster show him by spreading apart, each calling Fred's son over to their side. However, whenever Baby gets to "there," he always finds himself "here."
Cartoon "Imagination V" -- A surreal segment involving the Venus de Milo statue, a violin, a vampire, and vigilantes.
Artist: Jeff Hale
(First: Episode 0050)
Buddy Jim soup fork.jpg
Cast Buddy and Jim try to eat soup with a fork.
(First: Episode 0019)
SCENE 2 Gordon and some kids look at a live piglet. Gordon introduces an animal that rhymes with "wizard".
Film Iguanas
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0047)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert and Ernie try to figure out who owns a cabinet containing cookies. Bert says that the cabinet is his, because he has his first initial, B, on the door. However, the B is spread between two doors, and Ernie opens one door, making the other look like an E.
(First: Episode 0019)
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Bob and the kids observe the different sounds of the letter E.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
SCENE 4 Susan and the kids make objects out of shapes on a felt board.

Film "Rectangles"
Rectangles in the city and country are shown to a percussion soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0005)
Gordon and Bob assemble O.jpg
Cast Gordon and Bob put together the letter O.
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
The Bath Story.JPG
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie tells Bert that he calls his bathtub Rosie, because after his bath, he leaves a ring around Rosie. Bert then tells Ernie to get out of the tub, because other people are waiting to use it: Solomon Grundy, for instance.
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon Poor Solomon Grundy washes a different part of the left side of his body every day, but at the end of the week, "he's still half dirty!"
(First: Episode 0001)
Song Ernie leads the cast in "Everybody Wash."
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 5 Gordon and the kids observe a live monkey. Gordon introduces some jump ropers.
Jump rope alphabet game.jpg
Film Girls play a jump rope alphabet game: β€œI’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 β€œI’ve got a Z in my zebra,” one of the girls says he can play.
(First: Episode 0030)
Muppets The Anything Muppets sing "All Together Now".
(First: Episode 0015)
SCENE 6 Big Bird counts the yo-yos in Mr. Hooper's box by drawing a line for each one. Mr. Hooper shows him how to draw a 1 and a 0.
Film "Ten Song (Song of Ten)"
(First: Episode 0021)
Celebrity James Earl Jones counts to 10.
(First: Episode 0005)
Muppets Two Anything Muppets sing "As I Was Going to St. Ives."
(First: Episode 0045)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie has a question, but Bert is reading the newspaper. Ernie hums and talks to Rubber Duckie until Bert gives up reading the paper in exasperation. Then Ernie can ask his question: Can he borrow the newspaper?
(First: Episode 0042)
SCENE 7 The sponsors are announced.

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