Muppet Wiki
Advertisement
Sesame Street
Gordon tries to cure Oscar's hiccups
Air date December 21, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Directed by Robert Myhrum
Sponsors E, 11

0161 00.jpg

StreetScenes.png
Picture Segment Description
0161 01.jpg
SCENE 1 Susan greets Farley, Big Bird, and the kids playing on the barrels in the construction area near Big Bird's nest and says it's such a nice day to have fun.
Apesatplay.jpg
Film Apes play at the zoo.
(First: Episode 0045)
MetsMiss-5.jpg
Celebrity The New York Mets make 4 hits in a row, but miss on the 5th.
0161 02.jpg
SCENE 2 Big Bird runs around playing Road Runner when Miguel asks him and the kids to guess what he's been doing. He has paint-stained coveralls, has a paintbrush and bucket, and a drop cloth. Big Bird assumes he's either pitching a tent, or has eaten a jelly sandwich.
Eaticecream.jpg
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
GordonBob.E.jpg
Cast Gordon and Bob assemble an E.
(First: Episode 0005)
1446d.jpg
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
0161 03.jpg
SCENE 3 Bob displays the letters E and T β€” the ET family.
Herbert Birdsfoot Grover WET.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 0138)
Mets strike 3 no1 (Disgusted).jpg
Celebrity A kid calls "strike three" on a player from the New York Mets who appears disgusted.
Herbert Birdsfoot Grover SET.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 0138)
0161 sort chairs.jpg
Cast In sped-up tape, Gordon and some kids sort chairs by size.
Herbert Birdsfoot Grover MET.jpg
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.
(First: Episode 0138)
0161 escuela.jpg
SCENE 4 Bob and two kids observe that "escuela" means "school" in Spanish.
0573n1.jpg

PYP.JPG
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)
Mets hit 10 miss on 11.jpg
Celebrity The New York Mets make 10 hits in a row, but miss on the 11th.
(First: Episode 0135)
0161 05.jpg
SCENE 5 Bob acts like a carnival barker, playing a "shell game" using a ball and some boxes.
Ernieballoon1.jpg

Ernieballoon2.jpg
Muppets Gordon asks Ernie to put three balls and a balloon into four small boxes. When Ernie learns the trick, he tries to play the game with Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0008)
0161 06.jpg
SCENE 6 Oscar the Grouch sings "If You're Grouchy and You Know It" and has some kids follow along.
Mets strike 3 no2 (Frowns).jpg
Celebrity A kid calls "strike three" on a player from the New York Mets who frowns.
Film-TripThruWoods.jpg
Film "In the Woods": Two kids go out into the woods. (title screen cut)
(First: Episode 0026)
AMs-DangerBoy.jpg
Muppets Tough Luck Lester, a little boy, explains why he is in bandages; he is never cautious about what he does. With his friends' help, Lester is able to stay away from dangerous items like matches and broken glass.
AnimalBabies.jpg
Film A mom and her son comment on a film of various animal babies and their moms.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0096)
Bonanza near far.jpg
Celebrity Lorne Greene from Bonanza demonstrates near and far on his horse.
SSGroverOriginalNearandFar.jpg
Muppets Grover demonstrates the difference between "near" and "far" by running away from the camera and back, eventually fainting from exhaustion.
(First: Episode 0057)
Song.WhatAreKidsCalled.jpg
Film Joe Raposo: What Babies Are Called
(First: Episode 0116)
0161 07a.jpg
SCENE 7 Oscar has the hiccups. Gordon tries to cure them by scaring him with a mask, but nothing scares a grouch.
2059f.jpg
Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg.
Voice: Casey Kasem
(First: Episode 0002)
0161 07b.jpg
SCENE 7
cont'd
Gordon tries to scare Oscar by popping a balloon, but Oscar's hiccups are still there.
Eaticecream.jpg
Cartoon E Imagination (repeat)
0161 07c.jpg
SCENE 7
cont'd
Gordon has run out of ideas on scaring Oscar. Just then, Granny Grouch appears and gives Oscar a big kiss, which disgusts him so much that his hiccups disappear.
1446d.jpg
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg (repeat)
Tim Conway E.jpg
Celebrity Tim Conway cheers, "Gimme an E!" and someone hands him one.
RFAlphabet.jpg
Muppets Roosevelt Franklin says his ABCs.
(First: Episode 0103)
Mets hit 13 miss on 14.jpg
Celebrity The New York Mets make 13 hits in a row, but miss on the 14th.
0161 08.jpg
SCENE 8 Mr. Hooper counts five gingerbread men. He gives Bob two, which leaves three. He gives Farley another two, leaving one. He eats the last one, leaving none.
2059f.jpg
Cartoon E for elephant, eat, eagle, everybody, empty, and egg. (repeat)
0161 09.jpg
SCENE 9 Kids play "Miss Mary Mack" while Oscar shouts goodbye. Bob announces the sponsors.


Previous episode: Next episode:
Episode 0160 Episode 0162
Advertisement