Sesame Street
Gordon makes a window box
Air date December 2, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors L, O, 9
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
0148 01
SCENE 1 Gordon is about to build a window box for Susan, but he doesn't know what kind yet. While Grover observes from the window, Big Bird attempts to tell him what kind, but Gordon reminds him that "long" and "tall" can mean different things to different people, and explains how measuring works.
400031
Cartoon Jazz #9
(First: Episode 0137)
KermitFuzzyfacewithBlocks
Muppets Grover the Assistant: Kermit and Grover count nine blocks.
(First: Episode 0080)
0148 02a
SCENE 2 Gordon has finished building the window box, but now it has to be painted. Mr. Hooper, Susan, Bob, and Big Bird all give their say in what color it should be, as well as what should be planted in the box. Gordon helps them all compromise.
0148 02b
SCENE 2, cont'd Gordon brings the box in front of his apartment where Grover helps them decide which window to put it in front of.
FullandEmptyRoom
Muppets An Anything Muppet demonstrates empty by leaving his room, soon Grover and his friends, including Cookie Monster, occupy the room making it full. The Anything Muppet comes in and scares the monsters away leaving it empty.
BabyAlice-Buckets
Cartoon Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes demonstrates empty and full.
RocketCountdown-Delay
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket doesn't go off until a few seconds after the countdown commences.
0148 03
SCENE 3 Gordon and the kids talk about shapes using the scraps of wood left over from the window box.
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)
RocketCountdown-Hat
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The director's hat blasts off instead.
0148 04
SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper sings "Three of These Things" with pencils, scissors, balls, and erasers.
Opencartoon
Cartoon Speech Balloon: O for Open
(First: Episode 0014)
Ohubleycartoon
Cartoon A song about a rolling O
Animation by John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0011)
Littlebird-herry
Muppets Little Bird plays an imagination game, closing his eyes and imagining he hears sounds. At the end of the game, he imagines that he hears a scary monster -- and when he opens his eyes, Herry Monster is there, growling at him.
Countdown launch success
Cartoon Countdown series #7 — Unlike previous segments, the rocket successfully launches at the right time as everyone celebrates, and the director grins at the camera.
(First: Episode 0042)
Ernie What Happens Next
Muppets Ernie talks about what happens next when he throws a rubber ball, a glass and a watermelon over the wall. When he throws the ball, it bounces. When he throws the glass, it breaks. When he throws the watermelon, Cookie Monster catches it in his mouth and thanks Ernie.
0148 05
SCENE 5 Gordon, Big Bird, Betty Lou, and Farley count nails in a board and observe three groups each have the same number despite being in different arrangements.
PIYNGrocerDoctor
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Grocer and Doctor.
(First: Episode 0067)
0148 06
SCENE 6 Susan encounters Oscar having an open house party in his trash can. Susan thinks grouches don't like parties, but he's the only one there, so it's fine. Susan, Bob and Oscar sing "Happiness Is".
Herbert Birdsfoot OP family
Muppets Herbert Birdsfoot displays the letters O and P, mentioning that they're the OP family. When he adds an M for "mop", he has Grover fetch a mop. When he adds a DR for "drop", he has Grover drop a heavy rock. When he adds an H for "hop", he has Grover hop repeatedly until he faints. Herbert then adds a FL for "flop" and a ST for "stop".
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Film A gibbon swings, and an audience cheers when the film ends.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0009)
0148 07
SCENE 7 Following the swinging gibbon film, Bob introduces a machine that swings.
0009.crane
Film A magnetic crane picks up large pieces of metal.
(First: Episode 0009)
0148 08
SCENE 8 Bob shows some kids what different tools are used for. He displays an L-shaped ruler.
Lisforlunchbox
Cartoon L is for Lunchbox
(First: Episode 0031)
Lisforladder
Cartoon L is for Ladder
(First: Episode 0036)
Tim Conway L
Celebrity Tim Conway shouts "Gimme an L!" and is handed one.
Milk
Film How milk is made, featuring the song "Hey Cow." (edited)
(First: Episode 0001)
0148 09
SCENE 9 A busy Mr. Hooper asks Big Bird to answer the phone for him. When Big Bird answers it, he is confused when he hears "hola". Mr. Hooper explains that "hola" means "hello" in Spanish. But now, it's time to say goodbye.


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