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Sesame Street
Susan gets a pair of pet kittens
Air date December 23, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors E, H, 2
This episode guide has been compiled from script materials provided by a trusted source.


Picture Segment Description
SCENE 1 Susan tells Gordon she'd like to have a pet around the house to keep her company while Gordon's at work. Gordon suggests a dog; Bob chimes in and says a bird also makes a nice pet. Oscar would like a pet rhinoceros. Susan eventually decides to get a kitten.
Film Comparing a boy's skin to animals' fur, feathers, skin, and other coverings.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0108)
Muppets Kermit talks about horns as a film of animals with horns plays behind him.
(First: Episode 0112)
SCENE 2 Susan retrieves a case with two identical kittens. She and Gordon discuss how they're going to take care of them.
Cartoon "Jazz #2"
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie explains to the audience how people have two of everything: "Let's see, we've got two eyes, and two ears, and two noses..." "Hey, you ding-a-ling!" Bert interrupts. "You've only got one nose." Ernie promptly pulls Bert's nose off, sticks it to his own face, and keeps counting. "Two noses, and two eyes, and two ears ... too bad!"
(First: Episode 0061)
SCENE 3 Big Bird admires Susan's kittens. Susan names one "Hello", and another one "Hola" ("hello" in Spanish).
Cartoon E Imagination
Artists: The Hubleys
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: E for egg
A cow hatches a chick, which says "Moo."
(First: Episode 0002)
Cartoon "Jazz #2" (repeat)
Muppets Ernie cries because he loves the number 2 so much. Bert snaps Ernie out of it and introduces a letter E film...causing Ernie to cry again, since E happens to be his favorite letter.
(First: Episode 0001)
Cartoon E Imagination (repeat)
Celebrity Burt Lancaster says the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0006)
SCENE 4 Oscar the Grouch tells a story about about a kitten who makes a bet with a rhino and ends up wet.
Muppets Gordon puts some features on some Anything Muppets, forming them into a family. They all sing "Consider Yourself".
(First: Episode 0001)
Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 1: Ernie expects a call from Bert, but lets Cookie Monster make a phone call to his mommy, provided it's short. He proceeds to tell her about show and tell at school.
(First: Episode 0064)
Film Traffic light.
(First: Episode 0131)
Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 2: Cookie Monster tells his mommy about jumping rope after school and counts the jumps he made.
(First: Episode 0064)
Cartoon E for elephant, eagle, everything, and egg.
(First: Episode 0002)
Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 3: Cookie Monster has counted up to 4,614 by now and asks how his brother Fred is. Ernie offers him a box of cookies to get off the phone.
(First: Episode 0064)
Cartoon A big elephant and a small elephant make lowercase Hs come out of their trunks.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0162)
Muppets Cookie Monster Uses Ernie's Phone part 4: Cookie Monster finally gets off the phone, and then eats it. When Bert calls, Ernie has to talk to him through Cookie Monster's mouth.
(First: Episode 0064)
Cartoon A bear counts bees
(First: Episode 0083)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Bert notices that Ernie has a piece of string tied on his finger. Ernie says that the string tied on this finger helps to remind him that there's a piece of string tied on this finger. And so on. The string on the last finger is there to remind him that they're out of string.
Cartoon "Poverty H": A red man tries to think of words that begin with H, but a yellow man keeps spewing them out until Red draws a hole under Yellow, who yells "HELP!!"
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets The Word Family Song: ET family
(First: Episode 0139)
Cartoon H for hello (voice of Gary Owens)
(First: Episode 0020)
Muppets Ernie & Bert β€” Ernie comes up with a way for him to remember to put his basketball away before he goes to sleep: he remembers with his mind, which is in his head; his head is round, and so is the basketball. His plan works the first time, but not when Bert wants to go to sleep.
(First: Episode 0134)
Cartoon H is for horseshoe.
(First: Episode 0020)
Cartoon Speech Balloon: H is for hole
(First: Episode 0080)

Film "Rectangles"
Rectangles in the city and country are shown to a percussion soundtrack.
(First: Episode 0005)
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit plays a sorting game with squares and circles, until Cookie Monster arrives and takes a bite out of the shapes. Kermit is upset, until he tastes one of them, and he joins Cookie Monster in finishing off the rest!
(First: Episode 0094)
SCENE 5 At Hooper's Store, Big Bird asks Mr. Hooper for an eraser. The erasers are on the top shelf, so Mr. Hooper has to get it by climbing a ladder. Big Bird asks for another eraser, then another one, but Mr. Hooper tells him to just add the amount of erasers he wants. Big Bird wants a pencil next … but he doesn't know how many.
Cartoon H for hello (repeat)
Cartoon "Poverty H" (repeat)
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)
Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates sad.
(First: Episode 0135)
SCENE 6 The sponsors are announced.

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