Sesame Street
Explaining money
Air date December 3, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors P, 10
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar the Grouch goes to Hooper's Store to get an ice cream for Susan. He tries to trade rusty bottle caps for the ice cream, but Mr. Hooper refuses the offer. Then Oscar suggests that he could clean the counter in exchange for the ice cream, and Mr. Hooper accepts. Then Oscar has an idea--he could give Mr. Hooper a dime.
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Film Two boys each have five cents--one has five pennies, one has a nickel. They see a dime along the way, which is worth ten. They ask the man at the store for change for the dime, and he gives them a nickel and five pennies. They spend their pennies, but then they want to buy an ice cream for ten cents and the machine only takes dimes. They give the store man their nickels in exchange for a dime and they share a fudgesicle.
(First: Episode 0132)
AMs-UpUpAway
Muppets Anything Muppets sing "Up, Up and Away."
(First: Episode 0049)
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SCENE 2 Big Bird walks down the street, listening to sounds and holding three balloons. Herry Monster invites him to play a "sounds" guessing game with him. Big Bird covers his eyes and correctly guesses the sounds of a police whistle and an alarm clock. Herry pops the balloons as part of the game, but gives him some bigger balloons to make up for it.
P-paintonglass
Film Kids paint P-word animals on glass. (edited)
(First: Episode 0119)
Eggontheknee
Cartoon "Egg Chant": A girl skips rope as a boy sits with an egg on his knee. They recite an alphabet poem together. The egg hatches and a dancing lizard emerges.
(First: Episode 0003)
TimConwayBridge
Celebrity Tim Conway says, "One more time!"
(First: Episode 0140)
Eggontheknee
Cartoon "Egg Chant" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0003)
ErnieCMTableManners
Muppets Ernie tries to teach Cookie Monster to use his knife, fork, and spoon.
(First: Episode 0134)
Stopcartoon
Cartoon The O in STOP bounces around, and the other letters tell it to stop.
Artists: The Hubleys
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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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Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin
(First: Episode 0054)
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SCENE 3 Gordon reads a book to the kids: Once a Mouse by Marcia Brown.
Exitpolarbearcartoon
Cartoon A polar bear learns what "EXIT" means.
Animation: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0131)
ProfHastingsFeelings
Muppets Professor Hastings conducts a lecture about the ways people feel, but keeps drifting off. Meanwhile, two groups of Muppets behind him pass by; one cheering for their winning team, and the others crying for the losing team.
(First: Episode 0106)
KermitandTracy10
Muppets Muppet & Kid MomentKermit and Tracy count to 10.
(First: Episode 0120)
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Insert Scanimate Films #10
(First: Episode 0134)
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Muppets Ernie & BertErnie declares that he's "the world's greatest counter of numbers". To prove it, he counts from 1 to 10, but every time Bert interrupts him, Ernie starts over again. This slowly drives Bert crazy.
(First: Episode 0107)
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SCENE 4 At Hooper's Store, Mr. Hooper takes some donuts out of a carton and places them in a large tin can. He puts the lid on the can and briefly leaves. Gordon comes in with a kid who wants a drum, and Gordon mistakes the tin can for a drum, further confusing Mr. Hooper when he gets back.
Timber2
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a tree falls to the ground, but then bounces back up!
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Film Sesame Street Animal Films: Tree kangaroo and baby.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0026)
Timber1
Film A construction worker yells "Timber" and a match slowly falls to the ground.
GroverinAirplane
Muppets Grover uses his airplane to demonstrate "above" and "below."
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Film A percussionist on the beach talks about how rhythm is everywhere, such as in breaking waves, walking and horse galloping.
(First: Episode 0049)
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Cartoon A short poem about a pirate and his puppy demonstrate the letter P. (repeat)
(First: Episode 0057)
Speechballoon.Pin
Cartoon Speech Balloon: P - Pin (repeat)
(First: Episode 0054)
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SCENE 5 Gordon plays "One of These Things": three cylinders and a rectangle, three triangles and an arc.
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Film Rainvisions (3:53)
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Muppets Ernie tries to count his balloons. The balloons are arranged in a circle, so he continues counting around the circle, and counts some of them twice. Grover has a solution -- he pops each of the balloons as he counts them.
(First: Episode 0133)
Lemurs
Film Lemurs leap and play in a zoo cage.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0032)
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SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.


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