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Sesame Street
Air date December 9, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors C, 3
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Susan comes home from work, and reports to the kids that she has just learned a Spanish word from Mrs. Rodriguez. She teaches some children and a Muppet girl (Fran Brill) how to spell and pronounce the word "pierna", which means "leg".
Cartoon A man (voice of Bob Arbogast) talks about his favorite letter, C, which is for cat. He opens a door to reveal a lion.
(First: Episode 0033)
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: C for cat (impostor)
(First: Episode 0029)
Gordon Bob assemble C.jpg
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble a letter C.
0153 Pile of cookies.jpg
Muppets Gordon and Cookie Monster see a big pile of cookies. Cookie asks for one cookie, and saves it for later because he does not want to ruin his supper (which will be cookies). Then he wants another, because one cookie makes him a little happy, but two would make him happier. As Gordon puts cookies in Cookie's bag and then takes them away, Cookie becomes more happy with more cookies and less happy with less cookies. When Cookie has all the cookies in his bag, he is very happy, but decides there is a better place to put the cookies than the bag ... his tummy.
Cartoon "Jazz #3"
(First: Episode 0002)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie shows drawings to Bert, and Bert has to guess what happened. Ernie has a drawing of an empty bird cage with an open door (the bird flew away), and a man lying on the ground with a banana peel next to him (he slipped on it). Then Ernie shows Bert an empty page. The answer to that one is that there was a cow eating grass, but the grass is all eaten now and the cow went home. (First: Episode 0030)
Film City alphabet (Joe Raposo instrumental with kid voiceover)
(First: Episode 0132)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Cookie Monster drinks both of Kermit's glasses of milk, which he was going to use to explain "more" and "less". When Kermit insults Cookie Monster, several of Cookie Monster's monster pals gang up on Kermit, prompting him to point out that now there are more monsters and less frogs.
(First: Episode 0004)
SCENE 2 Bob reads the first half of The Little Engine That Could, then introduces Bill Cosby.
Celebrity Bill Cosby counts to 20 with his "twin."
(First: Episode 0135)
Bob concludes the story of The Little Engine That Could.
Film Kids narrate footage of humans and animals overcoming obstacles, particularly a boy trying to ride a two-wheeler.
(First: Episode 0132)
Song Joe Raposo sings "Pretty Baby."
(First: Episode 0040)
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Film You can clean almost anything.
Music: Bach's "Gavotte" performed by the Swingle Singers.
(First: Episode 0001)
SCENE 3 Mr. Hooper reiterates the importance of cleanliness. Oscar, disagreeing, sings "I Love Trash."
Muppets Cookie Monster tells Ernie that he is going on a diet and won't take his cookies, until Grover tells Cookie that he looks sick.
Cartoon C - Cake
Muppets Monsters, including an early Grover, Cookie Monster and Beautiful Day Monster, pass on the message, "See." The wide shot reveals that the monsters were whispering about the Letter C.
(Caroll Spinney performs Cookie Monster here.)
(First: Episode 0089)
SCENE 4 Gordon encounters Big Bird running, and points out to him and the kids that "run" and "sun" are members of the "UN" word family. Big Bird tries to remember why he was running, then Gordon reminds him of the word "fun".
Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Fireman and Postman.
(First: Episode 0023)
Film James narrates a film of his life on a pueblo in New Mexico.
SCENE 5 Susan plays a "Three of These Things" game using four pictures of families.
Cartoon "Jazz #3" (repeat)
Round Objects.JPG
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit tries to demonstrate what round is, with the help of a wisecracking ball. He introduces Kermit to his "daddy," a basketball.
(First: Episode 0107)
SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced, as well as the book read on today's show.

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