Sesame Street
Big Bird plans his day
Air date December 25, 1970
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors T, 4
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Susan greets the viewer, and notices a mailman down the street.
Letter for Ernie
Muppets Ernie tries to help a mailman deliver a package to Mrs. Mary Ann ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.
(First: Episode 0038)
400007
Cartoon A poem filled with T words, including a teacher, toys, Texas, and "turtles with brains".
Voice: Bob Arbogast
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 2 Bob makes a letter T out of two pieces of wood.
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television
(First: Episode 0024)
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SCENE 3 Susan asks Oscar what his favorite T word is. He says it's "terrible".
Tisfortrash
Cartoon "Poverty T": T is for Trash and Ticket
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 4 A girl makes the letter T with her fingers.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train
(First: Episode 0022)
Rocketblowsup
Cartoon Rocket countdown: The rocket blows up in a shower of soot.
(First: Episode 0018)
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SCENE 5 Big Bird encounters Gordon planning his day, and decides to plan his own day. Big Bird picks up all the things he wants to play with today, which Gordon says is too much for anyone to do in one day. Big Bird decides to spend his day cleaning up the mess he just made.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon "Jazz #4"
(First: Episode 0006)
Ernie4Quiz
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie's friend holds a huge card of a dog in front of his head. Ernie asks Bert how many feet the dog has, and Bert says four. Next, Ernie's friend holds up a card of a table. Ernie asks Bert how many legs the table has. Again, Bert says four. Ernie's friend then holds up a card that shows a four-eyed monster. Ernie asks Bert, "How many eyes can you count on this face?" Bert again says four, but adds that "nothing in the world has four eyes and looks like that." Ernie's friend lowers the card, revealing himself to be the Beautiful Day Monster- with two extra eyes.
(First: Episode 0009)
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon "Jazz #4" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
GroverandtheTelephone
Muppets Grover uses a telephone booth to explain how a telephone is used. When he enters the booth, however, he finds that there is no phone in sight. An Anything Muppet boy arrives to use the telephone, and thinks that Grover is the telephone since he is the only thing he found in the booth. The boy proceeds and talks into Grover's mouth.
(First: Episode 0146)
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SCENE 6 Bob talks to some kids about what a part of something is, and points them to a film.
HeresaLittleSomething--Tire
Film Joe Raposo sings "Look a Little Closer." (tire)
(First: Episode 0147)
Bob and the kids are heard commenting on the film.
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SCENE 6
cont'd
Bob introduces another film.
Closer-Tomato
Film "Look a Little Closer" (tomato)
(First: Episode 0147)
Bob and the kids are heard commenting on the film.
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SCENE 6
cont'd
Bob introduces yet another film.
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Film "Look a Little Closer" (hand)
(First: Episode 0147)
Bob and the kids are heard commenting on the film.
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SCENE 6
cont'd
Bob concludes that everything has parts—even parts have parts.
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Muppets Ernie sings "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked a Cake" when a hungry Cookie Monster demands a cookie.
(First: Episode 0031)
How to bake a cake
Film A child narrates a series of black-and-white photos about how to bake a cake.
(First: Episode 0135)
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Film New bridge #2 (0:13)
(First: Episode 0105)
Pat Paulsen counts to 20
Celebrity Pat Paulsen counts from 1 to 20.
(First: Episode 0101)
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SCENE 7 Mr. Hooper counts four dolls in his store.
Jazzyspies4
Cartoon "Jazz #4" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0006)
Here and There
Muppets Fred's son wants to learn about here and there, so the Beautiful Day Monster and Cookie Monster show him by spreading apart, each calling Fred's son over to their side. However, whenever Baby gets to "there," he always finds himself "here."
(First: Episode 0111)
Checkerboard
Cartoon Checkerboard transition cartoon
(First: Episode 0105)
Larry and Phyllis wall picture
Cast Larry and Phyllis argue about which of two photographs to put on the wall, ultimately choosing a a third that they both like. They cooperate to hang the picture together.
(First: Episode 0135)
Tank-Filling
Transition The screen fills up with fluid.
(First: Episode 0105)
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SCENE 8 Susan displays four props on the table: a wooden bowl, a pot, a frying pan, and a flower watering-can. She plays two rounds of "Three of These Things" and points out that there are two right answers.
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Film Hands build things out of triangles and squares while off-screen voices try to figure out what the constructions will be.
(First: Episode 0004)
Ernie barber 01
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Ernie, having set up shop as a barber, gives Bert a haircut, but he ends up removing all of his hair.
(First: Episode 0068)
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Film New bridge #5 (0:06)
(First: Episode 0105)
Ernie barber 02
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 2: Ernie tries to disguise Bert until his hair grows back, but a monster (later known as Grover) mistakes Bert for his father and lugs him away.
(First: Episode 0068)
Tisfortelevision
Cartoon T is for Television (repeat)
(First: Episode 0024)
Ernie barber 03
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 3: Bert has quickly grown his hair back, but his brief time amongst monsters has resulted in his speaking like Cookie Monster.
(First: Episode 0068)
Tisfortrash
Cartoon "Poverty T" (repeat)
(First: Episode 0020)
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SCENE 9 Mr. Hooper tells us to look for "ET" words.
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SCENE 9
cont'd
Bob and Gordon are glad they met.
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SCENE 9
cont'd
A little girl has Little Bird as a pet in a cage, but Little Bird switches roles and puts her in the cage.
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SCENE 9
cont'd
Susan observes that her hands are wet.
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SCENE 9
cont'd
A large net falls on Oscar.
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SCENE 9
cont'd
Mr. Hooper displays all the "ET" words we just saw.
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Cartoon Speech Balloon: T for train (repeat)
(First: Episode 0022)
ErnieBert--Bert'sPresent
Muppets Ernie & BertBert has a present for his Aunt Matilda, but Ernie thinks that the present is for him, so he makes several guesses about what it is first, then unwraps it.
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SCENE 10 Gordon and a kid say "goodbye" in English and Spanish ("adios"). The credits roll and the sponsors are announced.


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