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Sesame Street
Who owns the garage?
Air date November 18, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors E, P, 3

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Gordon notices that the garage could use a new coat of paint. Mr. Hooper agrees, but says it will have to wait, because he is too busy with the store right now to paint it. Gordon says he will paint it, after all it is his garage. Mr. Hooper tells him to go look at his deed β€” the garage goes with the store, not with 123 Sesame Street.
Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
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Gordon gets Susan to come out and tell Mr. Hooper whose garage it is. She says it belongs to Mr. Hooper.
Muppets Betty Lou teaches the meaning of "beginning", "middle", and "end", and introduces two of her friends: Beginning and End. The duo tell a story, but it lacks something in between the beginning and end parts. Beginning and End recruit their pal Middle to fill out the rest of the story. Middle, however, cannot stop telling the exciting part of the story, and the three friends begin a quarrel, forcing Betty Lou to declare the end of the lecture.
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Bob hears the argument and comes down to see what all the noise is about. He says everyone knows that the garage belongs to Mr. Hooper. Miguel comes, but he doesn’t know who owns the garage. He is surprised that none of the others know either, and he suggests they look at the deed.
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit talks about walls.
(First: Episode 0031)
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From looking at the deed, they realize that the property line goes right through the middle of the garage, so a piece of it belongs to all of them.
Film Folk song: Have You Ever Been To The Farm?
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
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SCENE 2 Gordon teaches a kid about subtraction using sticks of gum.
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin and his mother sing "Roosevelt Franklin Counts".
(First: Episode 0068)
Muppets Bob reads the story of "The Most Beautiful Woman in the World."
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SCENE 3 Susan sings β€œIf You're Happy and You Know It” to the kids. She adds "If you're surprised and you know it …"
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Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates what a surprised face looks like.
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SCENE 4 Big Bird encounters Mr. Hooper putting up an EXIT sign in his store. Mr. Hooper explains that the exit is the door that people go out of, but Big Bird is confused because he just came in through the door.
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 5 In Big Bird's nest area, he, Susan and the kids look for E's in the wallpaper.
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble an E.
(First: Episode 0005)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
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 for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0002)
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot displays the letters E and T, mentioning that they're the ET family. He calls on Grover to add a heavy letter W to the letters, making the word WET. Grover rests for a minute after carrying the heavy W away.
Celebrity Pat Paulsen says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0067)
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)."
(First: Episode 0001)
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SCENE 6 Miguel sits with a little girl, who just scraped her knee. He gives her a band-aid, and mentions that "pierna" means "leg" in Spanish.
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot calls on Grover to add a heavy letter S to the letters, making the word SET. Grover rests for a minute after carrying the heavy S away.
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SCENE 7 Susan plays "One of These Things" with pictures of abstract shapes. Miguel then plays a round, singing a Spanish version of the song.
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Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot calls on Grover to add a heavy letter M to the letters, making the word MET. Grover faints after being told to put the ET letters away.
Film "Three Song (Song of Three)." (repeat)
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SCENE 8 Susan and the kids point out the sponsors as Bob identifies them in voiceover.
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CLOSING SIGNS Ernie & Bert hold up the Sesame Street sign, while Big Bird holds up the CTW sign at the end.

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