Sesame Street
Air date April 24, 1970
Season Season 1 (1969-1970)
Sponsors I, P, U, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar tells Susan that today is laundry day for him, when he makes his clothes dirtier. Susan points out that we clean things with soap and water.
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Film Water is shown in many forms, including oceans, fountains, and snow.
(First: Episode 0007)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: Rocket takes off at 7. Then it comes down so the man can continue his countdown, but at 1, it falls over with a huge crash.
(First: Episode 0022)
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SCENE 2 A kid's ten fingers are counted.
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Muppets Kermit and Tracy count to 10.
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Cast Bob and Gordon assemble a fractured number 10.
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Celebrity Listen My Brother sings "You Gotta Learn."
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 3 Susan reads a book: Chicken Soup With Rice by Maurice Sendak.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P.
(First: Episode 0057)
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Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
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Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy recite the alphabet.
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SCENE 4 Gordon picks up a letter from his mailbox, and introduces the next film.
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Film "Where a Letter Goes" -- a film about mail delivery.
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SCENE 4
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Gordon opens and reveals his letter: the capital letter I.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
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SCENE 4
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Gordon turns the paper over and reveals the lowercase letter i.
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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 0032)
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Muppets / Cast Bob reads "The Story of Ira and Inez."
(First: Episode 0034)
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Muppets Ernie & BertBert shows Ernie pictures and he needs to tell what happens next. Ernie imagines some very random scenarios based on the pictures. For the last picture (a man about to drive his car over a nail), Ernie says, "I think a monster's going to appear." Sure enough, behind Bert's back, Cookie Monster appears: "COOKIE!" Bert faints.
(First: Episode 0056)
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SCENE 5 Susan sings "Three of These Things" with pictures of today's sponsors and pictures of shapes.
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Film "Round": A live-action film set to a lively soundtrack shows circles in every-day life, including Coca-Cola bottle caps, moving wheels, yo-yos, bubbles, and balloons.
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Game Show: Pick Your Pet
Lucy Jones insists upon a pet that purrs, has silky hair, and likes milk... the Beautiful Day Monster.
(First: Episode 0067)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin (repeat)
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Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P. (repeat)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket falls over.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Muppets / Cast Susan sings "Swing on a Star" while putting features on some Anything Muppets.
(First: Episode 0010)
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Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about the word "in," and the monster (an early version of Grover) wants to help him teach. Kermit has a big box that he wants the monster to get inside, but he can't seem to grasp the concept of IN... he gets beside the box, on the box, and under the box. Finally, he reveals why he can't get in the box: because "Fred" is already inside it!
(First: Episode 0056)
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SCENE 6 It's almost time to go, but first Gordon wants to introduce Roosevelt Franklin.
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Muppets Roosevelt Franklin shows that he knows the "Days of the Week".
(First: Episode 0107)
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SCENE 7 The credits roll. Gordon signs off.


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